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

Citizen Science and the Learning Sciences

Posted: Aug 08, 2017

Hi Everyone - Given how citizen science has been playing an increased role in science collaborations and science, more generally, I thought some folks would be interested in this.

Publish Or Impoverish

Posted: Aug 06, 2017

Hi Everyone - I just came across this article about a recent paper out on arXiv.

Re: DARPA RFI: Confidence Levels for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

Given that this email about the recent DARPA RFI generated a bit of discussion last month, I thought folks might be interested in the coverage it got in Wired.

Knowledge Unlatched in STEM

Posted: Jul 06, 2017

I just learned of this important development in Open Access.  Knowledge Unlatched is moving into STEM scholarship (see below). 


Dating Services for Collaborators

Posted: Jul 01, 2017

So this is on my Twitter feed as "OK Cupid for Research Collaborations".  It was only a matter of time until scientists started swiping left...


Re: DARPA RFI: Confidence Levels for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Posted: Jul 01, 2017

Hi Everyone - I'm glad to see a lot of discussion around this topic.  Remember that this is a "Request for Information".

Re: Vaccine development

Posted: Jun 29, 2017

In light of the question on vaccines and the subsequent citations, I wanted to recommend a report, written by Seth Shulman, back in 2002.  It’s called “Trouble on the Endless Frontier:  Science, In

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Hi Everyone - Because the issues and challenges of Open Access publishing is sometimes discussed in our communities, I wanted to share an impressive article that just came out in

DARPA RFI: Confidence Levels for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Posted: Jun 26, 2017

Hi Everyone - there is another interesting DARPA RFI out continuing its theme of research on improving research in the social sciences.

Globalization and changing trends of biomedical research output

Posted: Jun 16, 2017

There is a new paper out comparing country level productivity and national/international research collaborations.