Instructor Profile

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326 Thomas Building
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(814) 865-1636


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Cynthia LaJambe is an Instructor of Statistics and a Faculty Affiliate of the Larson Transportation Institute at Penn State. Previously, Dr. LaJambe received a National Academy of Sciences (National Research Council) Research Associateship Award and was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD (2001-2004).


Ph.D. in Psychology (Psychobiology), The Pennsylvania State University, 2000

M.A.S. in Applied Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University 2017

M.A. in Psychology (Psychological Research), San Francisco State University, 1997

A.B. in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 1984

Selected Publications

Sparrow, A. R., LaJambe, C. M., & Van Dongen, H. P. A. (2019). Drowsiness Measures for Commercial Motor Vehicle Operations. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 126, 146-159.

Brown, F. M., & LaJambe, C. M. (2017). Positive Psychology and Wellbeing: Applications for Effective Living. San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing (University Readers). ISBN-13: 978-1516506729

Swanson, K. S., Brown, A. A., Brennan, S. N., & LaJambe, C. M. (2013). Extending driving simulator capabilities toward Hardware-in-the-Loop testbeds and remote vehicle interfaces. 2013 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 122-127.

Brown, F. M., Neft, E. E., & LaJambe, C. M. (2008). Collegiate rowing crew performance varies by morningness-eveningness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(6), 1894-1900.

LaJambe, C. M. & Brown, F. M. (2008). Ultradian cognitive performance rhythms during sleep deprivation. In Lloyd, D. & Rossi, E. (Eds.) Ultradian Rhythms from Molecules to Mind: a New Vision of Life (pp. 283-301). New York: Springer.

LaJambe, C. M., Kamimori, G. H., Belenky, G., & Balkin, T. J. (2005). Caffeine effects on recovery sleep following 27 h total sleep deprivation. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 76(2), 108-113. Research Interests Longitudinal Data Analysis, Data Mining, Applications to Psychology, Sleep, and Biological Rhythms, and Transportation