My research focuses on the role of out-of-school time recreation (e.g., sport, summer camps, after-school programs) in positive youth development, and on the development of active lifestyles in youth and young adults.
The goal of Eric Claus' research is to identify neural and cognitive mechanisms that support behavior change in substance use disorders. In addition, he uses neuromodulation techniques to modify functioning in relevant circuits in order to reduce
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Professor-in-Charge, Undergraduate Programs
Bo Cleveland studies individual differences in substance use and misuse as well as how individuals’ characteristics modify the impact of experiences on substance use and addictive behaviors. His work focuses on person-context and person-experience interactions.