M. Finy

M. Sima Finy

Assistant Professor - Educator

Edwards Center

4130H EDWARDS 1

A&S Psychology - 0376

Edwards 1, Room 4130H
45 W. Corry Blvd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Professional Summary

M. Sima Finy is an Assistant Professor - Educator in the Department of Psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after completing a Clinical Internship in Child Psychology at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is interested in how psychological processes (e.g., psychosocial stress, self-regulation) interact with the immune and neuroendocrine systems to contribute to physical health and illness. 

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2017 (Clinical/Community Psychology)

Clinical Psychology Internship, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2017 (General Child Psychology)

M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2012 (Psychology)

B.S., The Ohio State University 2007 (Psychology, Neuroscience)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Finy, M Sima; Bresin, Konrad; Korol, Donna L; Verona, Edelyn (2014. ) Impulsivity, risk taking, and cortisol reactivity as a function of psychosocial stress and personality in adolescents.Development and psychopathology, , 26 (4 Pt 1 ) ,1093-111

Bresin, Konrad; Finy, M Sima; Sprague, Jenessa; Verona, Edelyn (2014. ) Response monitoring and adjustment: differential relations with psychopathic traits.Journal of abnormal psychology, , 123 (3 ) ,634-49

Javdani, Shabnam; Finy, M Sima; Verona, Edelyn (2014. ) Evaluation of the validity of the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire-Simplified-Wording Form (MPQ-SF) in adolescents with treatment histories.Assessment, , 21 (3 ) ,352-62

Sadeh, Naomi; Javdani, Shabnam; Finy, M Sima; Verona, Edelyn (2011. ) Gender differences in emotional risk for self- and other-directed violence among externalizing adults.Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, , 79 (1 ) ,106-17

Fonken, Laura K; Finy, M Sima; Walton, James C; Weil, Zachary M; Workman, Joanna L; Ross, Jessica; Nelson, Randy J (2009. ) Influence of light at night on murine anxiety- and depressive-like responses.Behavioural brain research, , 205 (2 ) ,349-54

Workman, Joanna L; Trainor, Brian C; Finy, M Sima; Nelson, Randy J (2008. ) Inhibition of neuronal nitric oxide reduces anxiety-like responses to pair housing.Behavioural brain research, , 187 (1 ) ,109-15

Trainor, Brian C; Finy, M Sima; Nelson, Randy J (2008. ) Paternal aggression in a biparental mouse: parallels with maternal aggression.Hormones and behavior, , 53 (1 ) ,200-7

Trainor, Brian C; Finy, M Sima; Nelson, Randy J (2008. ) Rapid effects of estradiol on male aggression depend on photoperiod in reproductively non-responsive mice.Hormones and behavior, , 53 (1 ) ,192-9

Trainor, Brian C; Lin, Shili; Finy, M Sima; Rowland, Michael R; Nelson, Randy J (2007. ) Photoperiod reverses the effects of estrogens on male aggression via genomic and nongenomic pathways.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, , 104 (23 ) ,9840-5

Martin, Lynn B; Trainor, Brian C; Finy, M Sima; Nelson, Randy J (2007. ) HPA activity and neotic and anxiety-like behavior vary among Peromyscus species.General and comparative endocrinology, , 151 (3 ) ,342-50

Finy, M Sima; Christian, Lisa M (2018. ) Pathways linking childhood abuse history and current socioeconomic status to inflammation during pregnancy.Brain, behavior, and immunity, , 74 ,231-240

Zhang W.;Zou H.;Wang M.;Finy M. (03-01-2015. ) The role of the Dark Triad traits and two constructs of emotional intelligence on loneliness in adol.Personality and Individual Differences, , 75 ,74-79

Zhang W.;Finy M.;Bresin K.;Verona E. (01-01-2015. ) Specific Patterns of Family Aggression and Adolescents’ Self- and Other-Directed Harm: The Moderatin.Journal of Family Violence, , 30 (2 ) ,161-170

Bresin K.;Sima Finy M.;Verona E. (09-05-2013. ) Childhood emotional environment and self-injurious behaviors: The moderating role of the BDNF Val66M.Journal of Affective Disorders, , 150 (2 ) ,594-600

Courses Taught

-PSYC-1001 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY

-PSYC-2001C RES METH & STATS I

-PSYC-2002C RES METH & STATS II

-PSYC-2051 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

-PSYC-2096 TEACHING PRACTICUM

-PSYC-3020 COGNITIVE NEUROPSYC

-PSYC-3024 FUNCTIONAL NEURO

-PSYC-3062 BRAINS ON DRUGS

-PSYC-8014 ASSESSMT: COGNITION

-PSYC-9065 NP PRACTICUM CLINICAL PRACTICUM

PSYC-8090

Contact Information

Edwards 1, Room 4130H
45 W. Corry Blvd.
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-556-5535
finyms@uc.edu