Mello, Catherine

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services and Applied Psychology Full-time
Mailing Address:
112 Franco Building

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Dr. Catherine Mello is an Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology and Rehabilitation and Human Services at Penn State Berks. Her teaching interests include statistics, research methods, biological psychology, psychometric assessment, and the medical aspects of disability. Her scholarly pursuits focus on the integration of sensory and motor information, namely in spatial updating during locomotion and the interactions between movement (e.g., gesture, effort) and high-level cognition. Dr. Mello also participates in the development of assessment tools and the evaluation of intervention programs for children with autism spectrum disorder. Her applied interests include the use of virtual reality and related technologies in research, education, and clinical settings.