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Jared Minkel, PhD, completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley; his doctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania; and postdoctoral training at Duke University Medical Center. His clinical and scientific interests focus on how insufficient or disrupted sleep influences emotion and stress in adults.

His published work includes studies that emphasize subjective, behavioral and neurobiological aspects of emotion.

Recent Publications

Minkel, J.D., & Krystal, A.D., Benca, R.M. (in press). Unipolar Major Depression. Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 6th Edition. (Kryger & Roth editors).

Neubauer, D.N., Minkel, J.D., Krystal, A.D. (in press). Pharmacologic Treatment of Insomnia. Psychiatry, Fourth Edition. (Tasman, Kay, Lieberman, First & Maj, editors).

Minkel,J.D. & Phillips, S. Methodological consideration in the elicitation and measurement of emotion in sleep deprivation experiments. (2015).Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory, and Clinical Implications. (Feldner & Babson, editors). Elsevier.

Minkel, J.D.,Moreta, M., Muto, J., Htaik, O., Jones, C., Dinges, D.F. (2014). Sleep deprivation potentiates HPA axis stress reactivity in healthy adults. Health Psychology. 33(11), 1430-1434

Minkel, J.D., Krystal, A.D. (2013). Optimizing the pharmacologic treatment of insomnia: current status and future horizons. Invited review. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 8(3):333-350.

Minkel, J.D.,McNealy, K., Gianaros, P., Drabant, E., Gross, J., Manuck, S.B., Hariri, A.R. (2012). Sleep quality and neural circuit function supporting emotion regulation. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. 7;2(1):22.

Minkel, J. D., Banks, S., Htaik, O., Moreta, M.C., Jones, C.W., McGlinchey, E.L., Simpson, N.S., Dinges, D.F. (2012). Sleep Deprivation and Stressors: Evidence for Elevated Negative Affect in Response to Mild Stressors When Sleep Deprived. Emotion. 12(5):1015-20

Minkel, J.D., Htaik, O., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F. (2011). Emotional expressiveness in sleep-deprived healthy adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 9:1, 5-14.

Minkel, J.D., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F. (2009). Sleep Deprivation and Behavior. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. (Larry R. Squire, senior editor) Elsevier.

Minkel, J.D., Dinges, D.F. (2009). Human Circadian Rhythms: Circadian rhythms in sleepiness, alertness, and performance. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. (Larry R. Squire, senior editor) Elsevier.



Hospital Affiliations


Post Graduate:University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Duke University Hospital
Fellowship:University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill