Diane Filion

Diane Filion
Professor and Vice Provost
Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences

Contact Info
Cherry Hall 320


Academic Credentials

Doctoral: University of Southern California (1990)
Post-doctoral: Fellowship, National Institute on Aging, University of Southern California, Andrus Gerontology Center and University of California-San Diego Department of Psychiatry (1990-1992)

Research Interests

Physiological measures of attention and emotion; attentional function and dysfunction; aging and psychopathology

Student Research Projects

The psychological significance of Prepulse Inhibition of Startle
Laterality effects in Prepulse Inhibition
Emotion aftereffects of violent video game play
Selectivity vs generalization in emotion regulation
The Monitoring Coping Style and emotion regulation
Functional fitness and lifetime activity levels in community-dwelling seniors


American Psychological Society
Psychonomic Society
Society for Psychophysiological Research