Dr. Hetrick is a clinical psychologist whose research interests focus on the behavioral, cognitive, and biological bases of severe psychological disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism.
A specific focus of his research lab over the past decade has been the study of cerebellar involvement in psychological disorders.
His teaching is focused on clinical and translational research, dimensional approaches to psychopathology, abnormal psychology, evidence-based practice, intervention and evaluation, and foundations of clinical psychology at both the undergraduate and doctoral levels.
Areas of Study
- Clinical Psychological Science
- Neuroscience Science
- Cognitive Science
- Cerebellar structural and functional contributions to cognitive processes and psychopathology;
- Brain-behavior relationships that underlie perceptual and attentional anomalies associated with schizophrenia and related disorders
- Temporal processing and Intra-subject response variability;
- Relevant methods include human brain (EEG, ERP, MRI) and skeletomotor (EMG) recordings, and clinical-neuropsychological assessment;
- Clinical translational science.
- Psychological and Brain Sciences