Eric P. Charles

Federal Administrator - General Research Psychologist



E.B. Holt

Ecological Psychology

New Realism / Behaviorism

Animal Behavior





Video-Game Violence

Emotion Perception

Teaching Psychology

Infant Cognition

Statistical Modeling

Academic blog: Fixing Psychology
Public blog: Psychology Today
Find my Articles on: Research Gate or Academica.Edu:
Find me on: LinkedIn and OrcID

Eric runs the Research Support Group's Lab at American University's Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning (CTRL). There he supervising a team of graduate students who provide a wide variety of support for research and research-related teaching activities. Each year they run around 100 software workshops, 50 in-class tutorials, and provide drop in support to scores of faculty and hundreds of students. Quantitative and qualitative research are supported. 

Meanwhile, Eric continues his studies of perceptual and behavioral development. His research has ranged from observational study of primate behavior, to studies of infant cognitive development and from the role of infant behavior in parent-infant interaction, to mathematical modeling and computer simulation. While most of his current work is on the history and theory of psychology, he continues empirical work on a variety of subjects. 

  Recommended Readings

(Also available in ebook)

More Recommendations

Against Theory of Mind
(by Leudar and Costall, reviewed here)

Beyond the Brain
(by Louise Barrett, reviewed here)

A New Unified Theory of Psychology
(by Gregg Henriques, reviewed here)


      CTRL Lab Manager
      Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
      American University
      4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW
      Washington, DC 20016
      Altoona, PA 16601
      Phone (202) 885-3862