Genetics and Psychophysiology (GaP) Lab

Interested in joining GaP lab or performing research with Dr. Moore?

Email to see if there are any research assistant openings in the lab. Please include your current year, GPA, major/minor, and research interests.



  • Emoji use, emotional intelligence, and psychopathology


  • The influence of age and sex on the heritability of callous-unemotional traits

  • Fear potentiated startle reflex and neuroanatomy as endophenotypes for callous-unemotional traits

  • Validation of an abbreviated measure of trait fearfulness and fearlessness (TF-20)


  • Heritability and stability of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD)

  • The shared genetic covariance between facial emotion recognition and callous-unemotional traits

  • Reliability and heritability of the Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits (ICU)

  • Prevalence, outcomes, and predictors of life-course persistent and adolescence limited conduct disorder in a nationally representative sample

  • Potentially traumatic events, personality characteristics, and risky sexual behavior in college students

  • Measurement invariance of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II)

Current & Past Lab Members

Dr. Ashlee Moore

Psychology Faculty

Director of GaP Lab

Daniel Pompa

Psychology Student

Class of 2022