Jennifer Fillo, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Social Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2496

Primary Research Areas

Close relationships and health behavior; responses to acute and chronic stress; individual differences in emotion regulation; implications of stress and emotion regulation tendencies for health behavior; social roles and interrole conflict; dyadic and longitudinal methods.

Representative and Recent Publications

Fillo, J., Staplefoote, B. L., Martinez, A., Sontag-Padilla, L., Shadel, W. G., Martino, S. C., Setodji, C. M., Meeker, D., & Scharf, D. (in press).  Simplified novel application (SNApp) framework: A guide to developing and implementing second-generation mobile applications for behavioral health research.  Translational Behavioral Medicine.

Howland, M., Farrell, A. K., Simpson, J. A., Rothman, A. J., Burns, R., Fillo, J., & Wlaschin, J. (2016).  Relational effects on physical activity: A dyadic approach to the theory of planned behavior.  Health Psychology, 35(7), 733-741.

Fillo, J., Alfano, C. A., Paulus, D. J., Smits, J. A. J., Davis, M. L., Rosenfield, D., Marcus, B. H., Church, T. S., Powers, M. B., Otto, M. W., Baird, S. O., & Zvolensky, M. J. (2016). Emotion dysregulation explains relations between sleep disturbance and smoking quit-related cognition and behavior. Addictive Behaviors, 57, 6-12.

Overall, N. C., Fletcher, G. J. O., Simpson, J. A., & Fillo, J. (2015). Attachment insecurity, biased perceptions of partners’ negative emotions, and hostile relationship behavior.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(5), 730-749.

Fillo, J., Simpson, J. A., Rholes, W. S., & Kohn, J. L. (2015).  Dads doing diapers: Individual and relational outcomes associated with the division of childcare across the transition to parenthood.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(2), 298-316.

Simpson, J. A., Kim, J., Fillo, J., Ickes, W., Rholes, W. S., Orina, M., & Winterheld, H. (2011).  Attachment and the management of empathic accuracy in relationship-threatening situations.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37(2), 242-254.