DANIELLE COSME

ACADEMIC POSITIONS


RESEARCH DIRECTOR

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Supervisor: Dr. Emily Falk
February 2022 - Present

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Supervisor: Dr. Emily Falk
March 2020 - February 2022

 

EDUCATION


Ph.D., PSYCHOLOGY, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (EUGENE, OR)
Advisors: Dr. Jennifer Pfeifer & Dr. Elliot Berkman

M.S. PSYCHOLOGY, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (EUGENE, OR)
Master’s Thesis Advisors: Dr. Jennifer Pfeifer & Dr. Elliot Berkman

M.S. PSYCHOLOGY, 2014

STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY (STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN)
Master’s Thesis Advisor: Dr. Stefan Wiens

B.S. PSYCHOBIOLOGY, MINOR IN CHEMISTRY, 2009

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY (ORANGE, CA)
Honors in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

 

HONORS & AWARDS


2020

GRADUATE TRAVEL AWARD // SPSP Conference

2019

MARTHE E. SMITH MEMORIAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP // University of Oregon
LOKEY DOCTORAL SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP // University of Oregon

2018

BEVERLY FAGOT DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP // University of Oregon

2017

GRADUATE SCHOOL TRAVEL & RESEARCH AWARD // University of Oregon
GENERAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP // University of Oregon
MILLER FAMILY GRADUATE AWARD IN TECH. & SCIENCE // University of Oregon

2016

CLARENCE AND LUCILLE DUNBAR SCHOLARSHIP // University of Oregon

2015

JACOBS FOUNDATION YOUNG SCHOLARS AWARD // SRCD Meeting

2014

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP // International Symposium for Contemplative Studies

2009

UNDERGRADUATE TRAVEL GRANT // Chapman University
GRAY KEY AWARD RECIPIENT // Chapman University

2005 - 2009

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR // Chapman University
NORRIS FOUNDATION SCHOLAR FOR THE BIO. SCIENCES // Chapman University

 

EXTRAMURAL SUPPORT


December 2020

Hopelab fellowship (PI)
Wellness in college network

April 2019 – March 2020

F31CA232357 (PI)
Cancer Prevention through dietary change: training in translational neuroimaging

August 2017 - July 2019

R21DA043015 (Co-author & Project Director, PI: Jennifer H. Pfeifer)
Choosing to regulate: An fMRI investigation of autonomous versus controlled self-regulation and substance use in late adolescence

 

PUBLICATIONS


2022 & IN PRESS

Cosme, D., Scholz, C., Chan, H-Y., Doré B. P., Pandey, P., Carreras-Tartak, J., Cooper, N., Paul, A., Burns, S. M., & Falk, E. B. (In Press) Message self and social relevance increases intentions to share content: Correlational and causal evidence from six studies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., Livingston, J. L., Lieberman, M. D., Dapretto, M., Pfeifer, J. H. (In press) Testing the adolescent social reorientation model using hierarchical growth curve modeling with parcellated fMRI data. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Wiens, S., Eklund, R., Szychowska, M., Miloff, A., Cosme, D., Pierzchajlo, S., & Carlbring, P. (In Press) Electrophysiological correlates of in-vivo and virtual reality exposure therapy in spider phobia. Psychophysiology.

2021

Lopez, R. B., Cosme, D., Werner, K. M., Saunders, B., & Hofmann, W. (2021) Associations between use of self-regulatory strategies and daily eating patterns: An experience sampling study in college-aged females. Motivation and Emotion.

Kang, Y., Cosme, D., Pei, R., Pandey, P., Carreras-Tartak, J., & Falk, E. B. (2021) Purpose in life, loneliness, and protective health behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic The Gerontologist.

Cosme, D., & Lopez, R. B. (2021) Neural indicators of food cue reactivity, regulation, and valuation and their associations with body composition and daily eating behavior. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

2020

Merchant, J. S., Cosme, D., Giuliani N. R., Dirks, B. T., & Berkman, E. T. (2020) Neural substrates of food valuation and its relationship with BMI and healthy eating in higher BMI individuals. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.

Giuliani N. R., Cosme, D., Merchant, J. S., Dirks, B. T., & Berkman, E. T. (2020) Brain activity associated with regulating food cravings predicts changes in self-reported food craving and consumption over time. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Flournoy, J. C., Vijayakumar, N., Cheng, T. W., Cosme, D., Flannery, J. E., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2020). Improving practices and inferences in developmental cognitive neuroscience. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 100807.

Barendse, M. E., Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., Vijayakumar, N., Cheng, T. W., Allen, N. B., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2020). Neural correlates of self-evaluation in relation to age and pubertal development in early adolescent girls. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 100799.

Cosme, D., Zeithamova, D., Stice, E., & Berkman, E. T. (2020). Multivariate neural signatures for health neuroscience: Assessing spontaneous regulation during food choice. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Barendse, M., Vijayakumar, N., Byrne, M. L., Flannery, J., Cheng, T. W., Flournoy, J., … & Hval, L. (2020). Study protocol: Transitions in Adolescent Girls (TAG). Frontiers Psychiatry, 10, 1018.

Cosme, D., & Berkman, E. T. (2020). Autonomy can support affect regulation during illness and in health. Journal of Health Psychology, 25(1), 31-37.

2019

Cosme, D., Ludwig, R. M., & Berkman, E. T. (2019) Comparing two neurocognitive models of self-control during dietary decisions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 14(9), 957-966.

2018

Telzer, E. H., McCormick, E. M., Peters, S., Cosme, D., Pfeifer, J. H., & van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K. (2018) Methodological considerations for developmental longitudinal fMRI research. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 33, 149-160.

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Zeithamova, D., Berkman E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2018) Choosing to regulate: Does choice enhance craving regulation?. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(3), 300-309.

Giuliani, N. R., Merchant, J. S., Cosme, D., & Berkman, E. T. (2018) Neural predictors of eating behavior and dietary change. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1428(1), 208-220.

2015

Cosme, D., & Wiens, S. (2015). Self-Reported Trait Mindfulness and Affective Reactivity: A Motivational Approach Using Multiple Psychophysiological Measures. PLOS One, 10(3), e0119466.

 

PREPRINTS


Jovanova, M., Cosme, D., Doré, B., Kang, Y., Stanoi, O., Cooper, N., Helion, C., Lomax, S., McGowan, A. L., Boyd, Z. M., Bassett, D. S, Mucha, P. J., Ochsner, K. N., Lydon-Staley, D. M., Falk, E. B. (Preprint) Psychological distance intervention reminders reduce alcohol consumption frequency in daily life

McGowan, A. L., Sayed, F., Boyd, Z. M., Jovanova, M., Kang, Y., Speer, M. E., Cosme, D., Mucha, P. J., Ochsner, K. N., Bassett, D. S, Falk, E. B., Lydon-Staley, D. M. (Submitted) Dense sampling approaches for psychiatry research: Adventures with scanners and smartphones

Kang, Y., Cosme, D., Lydon-Staley, D. M., Ahn, J., Jovanova, M., Corbani, F., Lomax, S., Stanoi, O., Strechet, V., Mucha, P. J., Ochsner, K. N., Bassett, D. S., Falk, E. B. (In revision) Alcohol Cue Reactivity in the Ventral Striatum and Daily Purpose in Life Moderate the Relationship between Alcohol Craving and Consumption in College Students.

Sayed, F., McGowan, A. L., Jovanova, M., Cosme, D, Kang, Y., Stanoi, O., … Lydon-Staley, D. M. (Submitted). Momentary associations between affect and alcohol use in the daily lives of college students.

Zhou, D., Kang, Y., Cosme, D., Jovanova, M., He, X., Mahadevan, A., … Bassett, D. S. (In revision) Mindfulness Promotes Control of Brain Network Dynamics for Self-Regulation and Discontinues the Past from the Present.

Pei, R., Cosme, D., Andrews, M., Mattan, B. D., & Falk, E. B. (Preprint) Cultural influence on COVID-19 cognitions and growth speed: The role of cultural collectivism.

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Ross, G., & Pfeifer J. H. (Preprint) If you’re happy and you know it: Neural correlates of self-evaluated psychological health and well-being.

 

TOOLS


Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., & Vijayakumar N. (2018) auto-motion-fmriprep: Automated assessment of motion artifacts in fMRI data using fmriprep confounds.
DOI | GITHUB

 

INVITED TALKS


Cosme, D. (2021) How might autonomous motivation improve self-regulation? Symposium talk presented at the Society for Experimental Social Psychology annual conference on October 9.

Lopez, R. B. & Cosme, D. (2021). Neural indicators of food cue reactivity, regulation, and valuation and their associations with body composition and daily eating behavior. Symposium talk presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting on April 30.

Cosme, D. (2021) Translational neuroscience approaches to studying self-regulation and behavior change. Presentation given at the Ohio State University Persuasion and Attitudes Brown Bag on January 22.

Cosme, D. (2020) Specification curve analysis: A practical guide. Presentation given at Melbourne University on September 29.
Presentation | Tutorial

Cosme, D., Ludwig, R. M., & Berkman, E. T. (2019) Comparing neurocognitive models of self-control. Presentation given at the Oregon Decision Neuroscience Symposium, April 19, Eugene, Oregon.

Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2018) Piece by piece: A novel approach for whole-brain exploratory estimation and anatomical hypothesis testing using parcellations. Presentation given at Stockholm University’s Gösta Ekman Laboratory, March 23, Stockholm, Sweden.

Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., Telzer, E., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2017) Traditional modeling approaches. Presentation given at the Modeling Developmental Change preconference, September 15, Portland, Oregon.
OSF

Flournoy, J. C., Cosme, D., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2017) Orientation to fMRI. Presentation given at the Modeling Developmental Change preconference, September 15, Portland, Oregon.
OSF

Cosme, D. (2015) Choosing to regulate: Autonomy alters neural responses during craving regulation. Seminar presented at Stockholm University’s Gösta Ekman Laboratory, December 15, Stockholm, Sweden.

Cosme, D., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2015) A longitudinal fMRI study of self-evaluation across adolescence. Presentation given at the SRCD meeting, September 16-17, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Cosme, D. (2014) Mindfulness and Self-Regulation: How is mindfulness related to emotional reactivity, attention regulation, and emotion regulation? Presentation given at the Stockholm University’s Public Lecture Series in Psychology, April 9, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

TEACHING


2021

Instructor
Applied Research & Data Analysis Pro-seminar

2017

Teaching Assistant
PSY478/578 Social Development

 

GUEST LECTURES


Cosme, D. (2021) Self development in adolescence. Guest lecture presented at the University of Oregon PSY 631 Translational Neuroscience in Adolescence course, May 3-9.

Cosme, D. (2020) Facilitating widespread behavior change: The role of self and social relevance in information sharing and virality. Guest lecture presented at the Bard College PSY334 Science of Goal Pursuit course, December 10, 2020.

Cosme, D. (2015) Emotion and the brain. Guest lecture presented at the University of Oregon SCAN354 Mind Games: Emotion and Subjectivity in Nordic Prose course, January 15.

 

SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS


Cosme, D., Scholz, C., Chan, H., Doré,B. P., Pandey, P., Carreras-Tartak, J., Cooper, N., Paul, A., Burns, S., Falk, E. B. (2021) Message self and social relevance is positively associated with sharing intentions: Correlational evidence from four studies. Poster presented at the International Communication Association annual meeting, May 27-31.

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Ross, G., Zeithamova, D., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2021) Behavioral and neural effects of choice on appetitive self-regulation: An experimental test of self-determination theory. Poster presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual meeting, April 28-May 1.

Cosme, D., Pandey, P., Pei, R., Carreras-Tartak, J., Falk, E. B. (2021). Effects of autonomy-supportive framing and individual differences in autonomous functioning on COVID-19-related health message effectiveness. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, February 9.

Cosme, D., Zeithamova, D., Stice, E., & Berkman, E. T. (2020) Assessment of spontaneous regulation during food choice using neural signatures derived from independent data. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, February 26-29, New Orleans, LA.
Poster

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Ross, G., Zeithamova, D., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2020) Behavioral and neural effects of choice on appetitive self-regulation: An experimental test of self-determination theory. Poster presented at the Motivation Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, February 27, New Orleans, LA.
Poster

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Ross, G., Zeithamova, D., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2019) Neural effects of autonomous choice on appetitive self-regulation during the transition to college. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, August 30-September 1, New York, NY.
Poster

Cosme, D., Flournoy, J.C., Verhoeven, N., Vijayakumar N., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2018) Automated detection of motion artifacts in fMRI data. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, August 30-September 1, Berlin, Germany.
Poster

Ludwig, R. M., Cosme, D., Zeithamova, D., & Berkman, E. T. (2018) Preferences revealed: Classifying valuation based on competing models of choice. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual meeting, March 1-3, Atlanta, GA.

Cosme, D., Flournoy, J. C., Livingston, J. L., Mazziotta, J., Dapretto, M., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2017) Neurodevelopmental trajectories of self and social evaluation across adolescence. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, September 16-18, Portland, Oregon.

Mobasser, A., Cosme, D., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2017) Don’t tell me what to do: Autonomy related neural activity during self-regulation is related to health-risking behaviors of college freshmen. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, April 6-8, Austin, TX.

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Zeithamova, D., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2017) Muddying the waters: Does autonomous choice reduce craving regulation efficacy? Poster presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual meeting, March 16-18, Los Angeles, CA.

Cosme, D., Mobasser, A., Berkman, E. T., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2016) Choosing to regulate: Autonomy alters neural responses during craving regulation. Poster presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual meeting, April 27-30, New York, NY.

Cosme, D., Livingston, J. L., Flournoy, J. C., Mazziotta, J., Dapretto, M., & Pfeifer, J. H. (2015) A longitudinal fMRI study of self-evaluation across adolescence. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, September 17-19, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Livingston, J. L., Ludwig, R. M., Cosme, D., Hill A., Falk, E. B., & Berkman, E. T. (2015) Neural Correlates of Viewing Self vs. Other-Authored Persuasive Messages. Poster presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual meeting, April 23-25, Boston, MA.

Ludwig, R. M., Livingston, J. L., Cosme, D., Hill A., Falk, E. B., & Berkman, E. T. (2015) Self-processing during message viewing predicts intervention efficacy. Poster presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society annual meeting, April 23-25, Boston, MA.

Cosme, D., & Wiens, S. (2014) Self-reported trait mindfulness and emotional responding: A multimethod approach. Poster presented at the International Symposium For Contemplative Studies, October 30-November 2, Boston, MA.

Cosme, D., & Wiens, S. (2014) Self-reported trait mindfulness and high density electrocortical, electromyographic, and self-reported responses to emotional pictures. Poster presented at the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, May 7-10, Dortmund, Germany.

Shears, C., Twachtmann, L., Kee, T., Cosme, D., Brown, B., & Sigler, R. (2009). Knowledge based causal inferences and emotional language. Poster presented at the Psychonomics Society Annual Conference, November 19-22, Boston, MA.

Shears, C., Twachtmann, L., Kee, T., Cosme, D., & Brown, B. (2009). Emotional language and causal inferences. Poster presented at Theoretical and Experimental Neuropsychology (TENNET), June 21- 23, Montreal, Quebec.

Kuchenbecker, S.Y., Cosme, D., Brown, B., & Pepino, C. (2009). Empathy, open-mindedness, wellbeing, Prop 8 voting behavior, and political party affiliation. Presented at the presidential theme poster session: Emotional Ups and Downs at the 21st Annual Convention of American Psychological Society (APS), May 22 – 25, San Francisco, CA.

Brown, B., Cosme, D., Jacobsen, A. Kee, T., Sigler, R., Szachniewicz, M., & Shears, C. (2009). Stimuli development for testing emotional inference processing. Poster presented at the Schmid College of Science Student Research Day, Orange, CA.

Cosme, D., Pepino, C., & Brown, B. (2009). Empathy, open-mindedness, and political ideology: Conservative and liberal trends. Poster presented at the Chapman University Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair, Orange, CA.

 

MENTORSHIP


GRADUATE STUDENTS

JEESUNG AHN, 2020-present
MIA JOVANOVA, 2020-present
KEANA RICHARDS, 2020-present
PRATEEKSHIT PANDEY, 2020-2021

POSTBACS

SILICIA LOMAX, Project Coordinator, 2020
BRITTANY DAVIS, Project Coordinator, 2019-2020
GARRETT ROSS, Project Coordinator, 2017-2019

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

COURTNEY IMEL MCKIM, Research Assistant, 2019-2020
ELLYN KENNELLY, Research Assistant, 2019
NATHALIE VERHOEVEN, McNair Scholar, 2018-2019
NORMA MEDINA MORALES, Research Assistant, 2015-2017

 

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING


MULTIVOXEL PATTERN ANALYSIS COURSE, Georgetown University, 2018
MODELING DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGE WORKSHOP, Portland, OR, 2017
NEUROHACKWEEK, University of Washington, 2017
REPRODUCIBILITY & TRANSPARENCY NEUROIMAGING WORKSHOP, UCLA, 2017
AFNI BOOTCAMP, Washington University in St. Louis, 2017
MRI SCANNER OPERATOR CERTIFICATION, University of Oregon, 2016

 

AD HOC REVIEW


Child development | Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience | Emotion | Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics | Motivation and Emotion | Motivation Science | Neuroimage: Clinical | Psychological Science | Scientific Data | Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

 

SERVICE


DEPARTMENTAL STEWARD, UO Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation, 2016-2019
CO-FACILTATOR, UO Data Science Club, 2016-2018
VP ORGANIZING, UO Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation, 2017-2018
CO-CHAIR, Eugene Brainhack Organizing Committee, 2018
MEMBER, Eugene Brainhack Organizing Committee, 2017
MEMBER, UO Mindfulness Symposium Organizing Committee, 2014