Lab webpage: http://www.temple.edu/moodandcognitionlab/index.htm
Bio: Ashleigh is currently in her fourth year of graduate studies, working with Dr. Lauren Alloy. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. Ashleigh's broad research interests include the motivational systems and cognitive vulnerabilities involved in mood disorders, and the development of these disorders over time. Ashleigh's current research interests focus on the roles of the behavioral approach system, aggression, and irritability in bipolar disorders.
Representative presentations and/or publications:
Molz, A. R., Black, C. L., Shapero, B. G., Bender, R. E., Abramson, L.Y., & Alloy, L. B. (2012). Aggression and impulsivity as predictors of stress generation in bipolar spectrum disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.07.022.Stange, J. P., Molz, A. R., Black, C. L., Shapero, B. G., Bacelli, J. M., Abramson, L. Y., & Alloy, L. B. (2012). Positive Overgeneralization and Behavioral Approach System (BAS) sensitivity interact to predict prospective increases in hypomanic symptoms: A behavioral high-risk design. Journal of Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 231-239.