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

Holdren and Fusion Energy

Posted: Mar 18, 2017

Hi Everyone - I was just reading this interview with the outgoing director of OSTP, John Holdren. His response to the question below caught my eye.

SciTS 2017 Featured Speakers and Workshops

Posted: Mar 06, 2017

Hi Everyone – I’m writing to let you know about our confirmed speakers and workshops for the upcoming Science of Team Science conference (information provided below).  Also, don’t forget that submi

T&P Policies in a Climate of Perverse Incentives and Hypercompetition

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

Hi Everyone - in light of this article I sent out earlier in the week, has anyone ever seen T&P policies that try to address/overcome perverse incentives?

Maintaining Scientific Integrity in a Climate of Perverse Incentives and Hypercompetition

Posted: Feb 19, 2017

Hi Everyone - There is a new article out that might be of interest to those who consider the influence of incentives/metrics.

Gamifying the Search for Strategic Surprise (GS3)

Posted: Dec 02, 2016

Hi Everyone - there is a new DARPA solicitation out that continues in the flavor of few earlier interesting ones DARPA and IARPA have been pursuing about predicting changes in science.

Re: Post-truth: a guide for the perplexed

Posted: Nov 29, 2016

From what I’ve seen, there are shifts along the lines of what Susan is suggesting.  And they’re coming from multiple fronts.

Re: Post-truth: a guide for the perplexed

Posted: Nov 29, 2016

Thanks for sending that essay, Richard - I'll take a look.  Frankfurt actually wrote about his views on "bullshit" during the earlier days of the Trump candidacy back in May.

Post-truth: a guide for the perplexed

Posted: Nov 28, 2016

I was just reading this new piece in Nature and thought it relevant in light of some of the discussions on the writings of the likes of Frodeman/Briggle and Sarewitz.

SciTS Conference Call for Workshops and Abstracts: Clearwater Beach, FL June 12-14, 2017

Posted: Nov 21, 2016

Hi Everyone - if you have not already received this, see below for SciTS 2017.



Stephen M. Fiore, Ph.D.

New Nature Special Issue

Posted: Oct 28, 2016

Hi Everyone - Nature has a new special issue out that addresses the challenges of facing the next generation of scientists.