Stephen Fiore

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University of Central Florida
Professional Background: 

Dr. Fiore holds a joint appointment with the Cognitive Sciences program in the Department of Philosophy and the Institute of Simulation and Training. He earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh (2000) working primarily in the Learning Research and Development Center. He is Director of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory (CSL), a collaborating research unit affiliated with the Institute for Simulation and Training and the Philosophy Department.


He maintains a multidisciplinary research interest that incorporates aspects of cognitive, social, and organizational theory in the investigation of learning and performance in individuals and teams.

Selected Publications: 

1. Fiore, S. M. (2008). Interdisciplinarity as teamwork: How the science of teams can inform team science. Small Group Research, 39(3), 251-277.

2. Fiore, S. M., McDaniel, R., & Jentsch, F. (in press). Narrative-Based Collaboration Systems for Distributed Teams: Nine Research Questions for Information Managers. Information Systems Management.

3. Fiore, S. M., Salas, E., Cuevas, H. M. & Bowers, C. A. (2003). Distributed coordination space: Toward a theory of distributed team process and performance. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science, 4, 3-4, 340-363.

4. Salas, E., & Fiore, S. M. (Editors). (2004). Team Cognition: Understanding the factors that drive process and performance. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

5. Stagl, K. C., Salas, E., & Fiore, S. M. (2007). Best practices in cross training teams. In D. A. Nembhard (Ed.), Workforce cross training handbook (pp. 156 - 175). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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SoSP Posted Content

Re: Know of any academic studies that explore the regional impacts of US federal R&D investment?

Posted: Apr 27, 2017

Have you reached out to any of the folks at NSF who lead their EPSCoR program?  There is likely some correlation between EPSCoR states, and rural and/or poor communities?

Scientific discovery game significantly speeds up neuroscience research process

Posted: Apr 25, 2017

Hi Everyone - Citizen Science has made another step forward through the use of MMOGs.  Zoran Popović's Center for Game Science has a new game out called Mozak.

REMINDER - SciTS Conference Registration (Last Day for Early Bird on Friday, April 21, 2017)

Posted: Apr 20, 2017

Hi Everyone - see below about early bird registration deadline.

On Scholarly Collaboration's Gray Area

Posted: Apr 09, 2017

There is a new article out in The Scholarly Kitchen.  It provides some insights as to how article sharing is taking place via the use of scholarly networks.

Finding Ground Truth...

Posted: Apr 08, 2017

Hi Everyone - The evolution of the social sciences marches onward.

Re: [EXTERNAL] literature on Federal labs placement?

Posted: Apr 04, 2017

Hi Everyone - in light of this discussion about NIH, I wanted to remind folks about the piece Michael Crow published in Nature back in 2011 and some of the responses it prompted.


Problems with peer review

Posted: Mar 30, 2017

Hi Everyone - There is a new study out on gender bias in peer review via analyses of over 40K reviewers.  They were able to circumvent the issue of hidden identity of reviewers by using the

FABBS Statement on the Administration's Budget Blueprint

Posted: Mar 20, 2017

FYI in light of recent discussion, I just received this statement
from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences.


Re: Budget cut science policy?

Posted: Mar 19, 2017

Peter raises an important point.

Foundations for Generalizable Representation and Automated Extraction of Knowledge

Posted: Mar 19, 2017

Hi Everyone – DARPA has an interesting new RFI out (described below).  It reminds me some of IARPA’s “Foresight and Understanding from Scientific Exposition” (FUSE) program from a few