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Company Information:

Name: Psychology Software Tools, Inc.
Address: 311 23rd Street Extension
Suite 200
Sharpsburg, PA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,519,703.00 15
SBIR Phase II $6,125,809.00 9

Award List:

Computerized Assessment of Attention Deficit (ADHD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kimberly A. Hinds
Award Amount: $49,118.00
Abstract:
This research program will develop a computerized assessment system and clinical test battery to evaluate the predictive validity of test battery for diagnosis and determining medication levels for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children. Seven laboratory and three ecologically… More

A GRAPHICAL EXPERIMENT SPECIFICATION INTERFACE: A REASONING SUPPORT SYSTEM AND EXPERIMENT GENERATOR FOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Hinds
Award Amount: $49,914.00

A GRAPHICAL EXPERIMENT SPECIFICATION INTERFACE: A REASONING SUPPORT SYSTEM AND EXPERIMENT GENERATOR FOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Hinds
Award Amount: $299,223.00
Abstract:
A project provides the research foundation for the creation of a graphical reasoning congruent interface and task table-based experiment generator software system that enhances the reasoning processes of behavioral researchers in the creation, running, and analyses of behavioral research. the major… More

A turn-key system for FMRI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kimberly A. Rodgers
Award Amount: $99,891.00

A turn-key system for FMRI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kimberly A. Rodgers
Award Amount: $399,944.00
Abstract:
This project conducts the basic research and development work to develop a turnkey system that will enable large numbers of cognitive researchers to carry out success- ful factional Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies (fMI) producing millimeter maps of h cortical function. The system provides all the… More

BEHAVIORAL SOFTWARE LABORATORY--PEARL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zuccolotto, anthony
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
The laboratory microcomputer has become a crucial tool for building and conducting behavioral studies. As operating systems become increasingly complex, students and researchers find that they must devote hundreds of hours to program new experiments from the ground up. We propose to develop a… More

BEHAVIORAL SOFTWARE LABORATORY--PEARL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zuccolotto, anthony
Award Amount: $749,126.00
Abstract:
The laboratory microcomputer has become a crucial tool for building and conducting behavioral studies. As operating systems become increasingly complex, students and researchers find that they must devote hundreds of hours to program new experiments from the ground up. We propose to develop a… More

INTEGRATED BRAIN FUNCTIONAL IMAGING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jensen, Karen
Award Amount: $99,729.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen B. Baumann
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen B. Baumann
Award Amount: $382,079.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Anthony Zuccolotto
Award Amount: $99,558.00

VIRTUAL REALITY AND FUNCTIONAL MRI TO STUDY DRUG CRAVING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen B. Baumann
Award Amount: $94,410.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Virtual reality (VR) offers great potential for studies of craving in drug abusers. By immersing subjects in realistic-looking environments, it is possible to provide stimulus cues of the experimenter's choosing and timing to elicit more controlled reactions… More

Computer Assessment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (CAMCI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen B. Baumann
Award Amount: $97,757.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects 4 million people in the US. The prevalence doubles every five years beyond age 65. At present, the cognitive features of preclinical AD are identified through standard neuropsychological assessment that typically involves the… More

Virtual Reality and Functional MRI to Study Drug Craving

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Steve B. Baumann
Award Amount: $1,170,015.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Virtual reality (VR) offers an unprecedented opportunity to study behavior and brain activation in situations much more closely approximating real-life than most laboratory or treatment situations. By immersing subjects in realistic-looking, dynamic, interactive,… More

Computer Assessment of Mild Cognitive Impairment (CAMCI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Steve B. Baumann
Award Amount: $744,130.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects 4 million people in the US. The prevalence doubles every five years beyond age 65. At present, the cognitive features of preclinical AD are identified through standard neuropsychological assessment that typically involves the… More

Managing Complexity in Psychology Experiment Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony P. Zuccolotto
Award Amount: $124,488.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop new technologies to advance the efficiency, precision, power, and ease of use of tools for psychology experiment generation. This proposal develops methods that will allow psychologists to cope with the growing complexity of computer… More

Stimulus Delivery and Response Hardware for fMRI Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Steve B. Baumann
Award Amount: $185,425.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although the number of studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has grown enormously during the past decade, specialized hardware to conduct these studies remains expensive, forcing many neuroimaging centers to develop their own equipment. One… More

A Flexible VR System for Neurobehavioral & fMRI Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Steve B. Baumann
Award Amount: $167,943.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Virtual Reality (VR) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) are both relatively new, high-tech tools that are being used in cognitive neuroscience. Some academic explorations have shown the utility of merging the two technologies. Currently, many… More

Managing Complexity in Psychology Experiment Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony P. Zuccolotto
Award Amount: $746,742.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop new technologies to advance the efficiency, power, precision, security, and ease of use of tools for psychology experiment generation. Results from proposed studies will play a pivotal role in providing the technical foundation for… More

Screening for Medication IQ and Managing Medication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony P. Zuccolotto
Award Amount: $129,843.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research suggests that, on average, 50% of older adults have difficulty taking medications as prescribed and poor adherence to pharmacological therapies is a $100 billion healthcare problem in the United States. Older adults are an important user group to study… More

Stimulus Delivery and Response Hardware for fMRI Studies in Substance Abuse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen B. Baumann
Award Amount: $1,150,754.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Addiction is a critical issue for our society and involves complex brain processes in which sensory stimulation and interaction with the environment are key factors for its understanding and treatment. This project prop oses to develop a comprehensive family of… More

Show-N-Tell: Computerized Assessment of Pain in Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony P. Zuccolotto
Award Amount: $141,661.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Health care professionals who work with children have an especially difficult task when it comes to assessment of pain, particularly acute pain. Proper assessment of pediatric pain symptoms is needed not only for managi ng symptoms, but also for determining… More

Brain fitness training program to enhance cognitive function via remote ultra-mobile computing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anthony Zuccolotto, President/CEO – (412) 449-0078
Award Amount: $79,972.00
Abstract:
This effort is to develop an evidence-based scientific Brain Fitness Training (BFT) program to accelerate brain growth and improve cognitive function. The goal is to create a mobile computing technology that can be used during initial military training or pre-entry training to raise the domain… More

Brain fitness training program to enhance cognitive function via remote ultra-mobile computing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anthony Zuccolotto, President/CEO – (412) 449-0078
Award Amount: $483,796.00
Abstract:
We propose to build a comprehensive system architecture which will provide a mechanism for researchers/educators/trainers, to extend their methods and designs from the confines of the research lab environment to the wide-scale and global applied use in the field or at home. We will expand our Phase… More