• Dr. Musser (she/her/hers) directs the ABC-ERICA Lab. The ABC-ERICA Lab is interested in furthering the understanding of a multitude of behavior problems of childhood and adolescence. These problems include those that involve disruptions in behavior, cognition, and emotion. The ABC-ERICA Lab has current projects including studies of childhood ADHD, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, disruptive behavior problems, and teen cannabis abuse. The ABC-ERICA Lab uses a multi-method approach, which includes behavioral rating scales, computer-based laboratory tasks, lab-based interaction tasks, interviews, and measures of psychophysiological functioning to explore the development of typical and atypical behavioral, cognitive, and emotional functioning in youth.

research interests

  • Developmental Psychopathology;
    Social Cognition;
    Temperament (i.e., emotion, effortful control, self-regulation);
    ADHD and Behavioral Problems

selected scholarly works & creative activities

subproject principal investigator on

full name

  • Erica Musser