Professor of Applied Psychology
Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University
M.S., Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University
B.S., Psychology, Harding University
e-mail: EWL10 @psu.edu
Office: 115 Franco Building
Dr. Eric Lindsey is a Professor of Applied Psychology at Penn State University - Berks Campus. Dr. Lindsey teaches courses in applied developmental psychology and well-being and adjustment. His research interests focus on issues in applied Family Psychology, with a particular emphasis on connections between marital relationships, parent-child relationships and children's social competence with peers. He also conducts research examining how the home environment and school environment interact to influence children's adjustment. He has published research articles in The Journal of Family Psychology, Family Relations: Journal of Applied Family and Child Studies, Sex Roles, and the Journal of Infant Behavior and Development, among others. Dr. Lindsey's research has received funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. He welcomes the opportunity to talk to students about his research and is available to supervise independent studies with students who are interested in learning about conducting research.
Most Recent Publications:
Lindsey, E. W., MacKinnon-Lewis, C. E., Campbell, J. J. & Frabutt, J. M. (2015). Cognitive Attributions and Emotional Expectancies Predict Emotions in Mother-Adolescent Interactions. Journal of Early Adolescence, 35(4), 484-510.
Caldera, Y. M. & Lindsey, E. W. (2014). Mexican American Children and Families: A multidisciplinary perspective. New York; Routledge.