Daniel B. Kay, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Brigham Young University who specializes in sleep medicine research. He obtained his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Florida in 2013 and completed his postdoctoral training in Translational Sleep Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently licensure in the state of Utah and is in pursuit certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. His current research focuses on uncovering the pathophysiology of insomnia using sleep neuroimaging methods. His goal is to understand the mechanisms linking insomnia to psychiatric disorders.
Research InterestsSomnoimaging, Insomnia, Sleep Valuation, Local Sleep Deprivation, Sleep and Mental Illness
Teaching InterestsSleep Psychology
Honors and Awards
- Sleep Research Society Outstanding Early Investigator Award, Sleep Research Society (2018 - Present)
- Sleep Research Society (2007 - Present)
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2005 - Present)