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All of us here at the ADEPT team thank you for your participation, dedication to the project, and your contribution to the research of personality development and emotional well-being.

Personality and emotional processing: A relationship between extraversion and the Late Positive Potential in adolescence. (2015)

Nelson, B. D., Perlman, G., Klein, D. N., Kotov, R., & Hajcak, G. (in
press). Blunted neural response to rewards prospectively predicts the
development of depression in adolescent girls. The American Journal of

Emilia Souza, M.A.

Emilia is a Research Assistant for the project. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2015 from Binghamton University. She is currently a graduate student and plans to graduate in Spring 2017 with her Masters Degree.

Greg Perlman, Ph.D

Greg Perlman, Ph.D, is the director of the ADEPT Project. He received his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2013. His area of expertise is personality research and statistical analysis.

June 2014 Raffle Winners!


We completed our first drawing for our raffle winners!  The winning ticket numbers are:




If this is your ticket number and we haven’t contacted you yet, please call us: (631) 632-8854.

Winners will received either a $100 Amazon gift card or $100 iTunes gift card.

Breast Cancer Walk


The ADEPT Project participated in Dowling College’s 2012 Breast Cancer Walk and collected donations from sponsors to support research to advance treatment and screening for the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women.

To get involved, visit the American Cancer Society’s website to find a local breast cancer walk to participate in: