Jennifer Cousins, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer, Department of Psychology

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Arizona

Research Interests

The integration of social and biological changes of sleep across vulnerable developmental periods and emotion regulation pathways. 

Representative Publications

McMakin, D. L., Ricketts, E. J., Forbes, E. E., Silk, J. S., Ladouceur, C. D., Siegle, G. J., Milbert, M., Trubnick, L., Cousins, J. C., Ryan, N. D., Harvey, A. G. & Dahl, R. E. (accepted in March 2018). Anxiety Treatment and Targeted Sleep Enhancement to Address Sleep Disturbance in Pre/Early Adolescents with Anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.

McMakin, D. L., Dahl, R. E., Buysse, D. J., Cousins, J. C., Forbes, E. E., Silk, J. S., Siegle, G. J. & Franzen, P.L. (2016) . The impact of experimental sleep restriction on affective functioning in social and non-social contexts among Adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(9), 1027-1037.

Matthews, K. A., Hall, M. H., Cousins, J., & Lee, L. (2016). Getting a good night’s sleep in adolescence: Do strategies for coping with stress matter? Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 14(4), 367-377.

Sidani, S., Bootzin, R., Epstein, D. R., Miranda, J. & Cousins, J. C. (2015). Attrition in randomized and preference trials of behavioral treatments for insomnia.  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(1), 17-34.

Sidani, S., Bootzin, R., Epstein, D. R., Miranda, J. & Cousins, J. C. (2015). Method of treatment allocation: Does it affect adherence to behavioral therapy for insomnia?  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(1), 35-52.

Sidani, S., Bootzin, R., Epstein, D. R., Miranda, J. & Cousins, J. C. (2015). The Contribution of treatment allocation method to outcomes in intervention research.  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47(2), 62-80.

Vukotich, C. J., Jr., Cousins, J., & Stebbins, S. (2014). Building sustainable research engagements: Lessons learned from research with schools. Journal of Research Practice, 10(1), Article M1. Retrieved from http://jrp.icaap.org/index.php/jrp/article/view/381/324.

Accepting Graduate Students

No

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