• 520 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20082017
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Area of Expertise

Sleep is both a biological need and a choice, making the study of sleep both fascinating and complex. Insufficient sleep and poor quality sleep adversely impact health and wellness. Yet, 70% of Americans across all age groups experience one or both.
The Sleep Research Lab, directed by Dr. Brandy M. Roane, examines the combined influence of physiological, behavioral, and social factors on health with a specific focus on: (a) exploring links between sleep and subsequent psychopathology and chronic medical conditions, and (b) developing effective prevention and intervention treatments.
Research projects include clinical, laboratory, and public health studies such as experimentally manipulating sleep parameters and examining how these changes impact obesity-related behaviors such as physical activity and eating. The overarching goal of all work conducted in the Sleep Research Lab is to better understand how sleep may act as an environmental variable altering the trajectory of chronic medical conditions and psychopathology. Understanding how sleep influences these conditions would contribute greatly to health and wellness, as sleep is a targetable behavior.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Health Psychology & Behavioral Science, University of North Texas

MS in Psychology, University of North Texas

BA in Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2008 2017

  • 520 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
3 Citations (Scopus)

An approach to understanding sleep and depressed mood in adolescents: person-centred sleep classification

Shochat, T., Barker, D. H., Sharkey, K. M., Van Reen, E., Roane, B. M. & Carskadon, M. A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Sleep Research. 26, 6, p. 709-717 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep
Phenotype
Depression
Arousal
Epidemiologic Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanisms influencing older adolescents' bedtimes during videogaming: the roles of game difficulty and flow

Smith, L. J., King, D. L., Richardson, C., Roane, B. M. & Gradisar, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 39, p. 70-76 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sleep
Technology
Heart Rate
Immersion
Individuality

Response

Hensel, K. L., Roane, B. M. & Smith-Barbaro, P., 1 May 2017, In : Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 117, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of sleep and psychiatric symptoms on alcohol consequences among young adults

Miller, M. B., Van Reen, E., Barker, D. H., Roane, B. M., Borsari, B., McGeary, J. E., Seifer, R. & Carskadon, M. A., 1 Mar 2017, In : Addictive Behaviors. 66, p. 138-144 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Psychiatry
Young Adult
Sleep
Alcohols
Drinking
7 Citations (Scopus)

Current alcohol use is associated with sleep patterns in first-year college students

Van Reen, E., Roane, B. M., Barker, D. H., McGeary, J. E., Borsari, B. & Carskadon, M. A., 1 Jun 2016, In : Sleep. 39, 6, p. 1321-1326 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Drinking
Sleep
Alcohols
Students
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