Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Joseph A. Mikels, MS, PhD  
Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology and CHP/PCOR Associate (former)

Department of Human Development
Cornell University
G60, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

jmikels@cornell.edu
(607) 255-0839 (voice)
(650) 725-5699 (fax)


Research Interests
the interactions between emotion and cognition, with an emphasis on basic cognitive processes such as attention and working memory; how individual differences in personality and aging influence emotion-cognition interactions


Joseph Mikels is a postdoctoral fellow in personality psychology and cognitive neuroscience in the Department of Psychology at Stanford University, and a CHP/PCOR associate. His research has focused on the interactions between emotion and cognition, with an emphasis on basic cognitive processes such as attention and working memory; the neurobiological substrates of emotion-cognition interactions, with an emphasis on the prefrontal cortex; how individual differences in personality and aging influence emotion-cognition interactions; and how these interactions relate to and underlie complex social behavior. He received a PhD in cognition and perception from the University of Michigan, where he was awarded a research fellowship and served as a graduate student instructor in the Department of Psychology. He received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award in 2003. During graduate school, he received a Rackham Graduate School Dissertation Grant in 2002 and a Rackham Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award in 2001.

Other affiliations
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Cornell University




News around the web

In a golden state of mind
Joseph Mikels, an assistant professor of psychology at Cornell University and DePaul University, has discovered that older adults rely more heavily on gut ...
September 9, 2010 in NorthJersey.com