Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Charles Geier, PhD

Charles Geier, PhD

Dr. Frances Keesler Graham Early Career Professorship, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
cfg2@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Reward
  • Brain
  • Smoking
  • Motivation
  • Child
  • Smokers
  • Risk-Taking
  • Food
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Short-Term Memory
  • Psychological Inhibition
  • Saccades

Recent Publications

2021

Frank, JL, Broderick, PC, Oh, Y, Mitra, J, Kohler, K, Schussler, DL, Geier, C, Roeser, RW, Berrena, E, Mahfouz, J, Levitan, J & Greenberg, MT 2021, 'The Effectiveness of a Teacher-Delivered Mindfulness-Based Curriculum on Adolescent Social-Emotional and Executive Functioning', Mindfulness, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1234-1251. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-021-01594-9

2020

Chaby, LE, Lasseter, HC, Geier, C & Jeromin, A 2020, 'Determining effects of adolescent stress exposure on risk for posttraumatic stress disorder in adulthood', Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, vol. 36, pp. 79-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2020.07.004
Kling, SMR, Pearce, AL, Reynolds, ML, Garavan, H, Geier, CF, Rolls, BJ, Rose, EJ, Wilson, SJ & Keller, KL 2020, 'Development and Pilot Testing of Standardized Food Images for Studying Eating Behaviors in Children', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 11, 1729. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01729
Pearce, AL, Adise, S, Roberts, NJ, White, C, Geier, CF & Keller, KL 2020, 'Individual differences in the influence of taste and health impact successful dietary self-control: A mouse tracking food choice study in children', Physiology and Behavior, vol. 223, 112990. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2020.112990

2019

Roberts, NJ, Oravecz, Z, Sprague, BN & Geier, CF 2019, 'A novel hierarchical later process model: Evaluating latent sources of variation in reaction times of adult daily smokers', Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 10, no. JULY, 474. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00474

2018

Adise, S, Geier, CF, Roberts, NJ, White, CN & Keller, KL 2019, 'Food or money? Children's brains respond differently to rewards regardless of weight status', Pediatric Obesity, vol. 14, no. 2, e12469. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12469
Scherf, KS, Griffin, JW, Judy, B, Whyte, EM, Geier, CF, Elbich, D & Smyth, JM 2018, 'Improving sensitivity to eye gaze cues in autism using serious game technology: Study protocol for a phase i randomised controlled trial', BMJ open, vol. 8, no. 9, e023682. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023682
Hallquist, MN, Geier, CF & Luna, B 2018, 'Incentives facilitate developmental improvement in inhibitory control by modulating control-related networks', NeuroImage, vol. 172, pp. 369-380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.01.045
Adise, S, Geier, CF, Roberts, NJ, White, CN & Keller, KL 2018, 'Is brain response to food rewards related to overeating? A test of the reward surfeit model of overeating in children', Appetite, vol. 128, pp. 167-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2018.06.014

2017

Lydon-Staley, DM & Geier, CF 2018, 'Age-Varying Associations Between Cigarette Smoking, Sensation Seeking, and Impulse Control Through Adolescence and Young Adulthood', Journal of Research on Adolescence, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 354-367. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12335
MacLean, RR, Pincus, AL, Smyth, JM, Geier, CF & Wilson, SJ 2018, 'Extending the Balloon Analogue Risk Task to Assess Naturalistic Risk Taking via a Mobile Platform', Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 107-116. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10862-017-9628-4
Hawes, SW, Chahal, R, Hallquist, MN, Paulsen, DJ, Geier, CF & Luna, B 2017, 'Modulation of reward-related neural activation on sensation seeking across development', NeuroImage, vol. 147, pp. 763-771. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.020
Geier, C, Roberts, N & Lydon-Staley, D 2018, 'The Effects of Smoking Abstinence on Incentivized Spatial Working Memory', Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 86-93. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2017.1325374

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