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Melissa Cyders is an associate professor of psychology at IUPUI in the clinical psychology graduate program. Her research concerns how impulsivity and its neurocognitive underpinnings impart risk for a wide range of clinical problems and disorders.
Cyders is most well known for her contributions to the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Model and her work with integrating emotions and impulsive action. She uses a wide range of methods and procedures in her research, from brain imaging to laboratory-based oral and intravenous alcohol administration to longitudinal survey designs. Her current work focuses on long-term opioid use disorder recovery.View full bio
Updated on: July 30, 2019