Graduate Studies Faculty
Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.
Research Interests:Developmental psychopathology and temperament; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and externalizing behavior problems; neuropsychological and cognitive mechanisms in child psychopathology; genetics and epigenetic effects in ADHD; Role of diet and nutrition » Click here for more about Dr. Nigg's research
Preceptor RotationsAcademic Term Available Fall 2015 No Summer 2015 No Spring 2015 Maybe Winter 2015 Maybe Winter 2016 No Spring 2016 No
Faculty MentorshipDr. Nigg might be available as a mentor for 2014-2015. Dr. Nigg is not available as a mentor for 2015-2016.
Developmental psychopathology and temperament / personality
Neuropsychological and cognitive underpinnings of psychopathology
Behavioral and molecular genetics of personality/psychopathology
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and externalizing behavior problems
Role of diet and nutrition
Dr. Nigg's research focuses on the underlying mechanisms and causes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) across the lifespan. The focus is on physiological, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging correlates of ADHD in children. However, studies of genetics, family dynamics, personality and temperament, and environmental toxins of ADHD are also ongoing.