College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychological Sciences
Dr. Cribbet is a Clinical Health Psychologist who studies how poor sleep, stress and emotion dysregulation are associated with cardiovascular disease risk. He also examines how close personal relationships such as marriage provide a context for studying the ways in which stress and poor sleep influence cardiovascular health. Dr. Cribbet's research integrates methods from health psychology, sleep medicine and psychophysiology. Dr. Cribbet received his PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Utah in 2013. Prior to joining Texas Tech University Matthew was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in Translational Research Training in Sleep Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Recent Scholarship: Barger, S.D. & Cribbet, M.R. (2016). Social support sources matter: Increased cellular aging among adults with unsupportive spouses. Biological Psychology, 115, 43-49.