2018 Researcher of the Year

Jennifer Tehan Stanley, PhD

The University of Akron

Jennifer Tehan Stanley, PhD

Dr. Stanley earned her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, with a focus in Cognitive Aging, from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. After postdoctoral work at Brandeis University and the Behavioral Research Program of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Stanley joined the faculty of the Psychology Department at the University of Akron, where she directs the Emotions and Aging Lab. Dr. Stanley studies socioemotional functioning across the lifespan, focusing on two broad areas of aging and emotional life: emotion recognition and emotion regulation. Her publications have appeared in Developmental Psychology, Psychology and Aging, and The Journal of Gerontology.



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