Past Research

Past Research

STAR Study (2017-2019): A comprehensive, longitudinal investigation of family dynamics and their influences on children’s social-emotional development.

PARENT Study (2013-2017): Tested a clinical intervention to help mothers reflect on the positive aspects of their relationships with their children.

Child Attachment Study (2009-2011): Investigated child attachment, parent development, and the responses of parents and children to vulnerability vignettes.

Deployment Study (2009-2012): Tested an intervention to help military spouses reflect on the positive aspects of their relationships with deployed partners.

Puzzle Study (2011-2012):  Children were asked to complete impossible puzzle tasks to explore how they handle stressful situations.

TAP Study (2013-2014): Explored parent and child responses to a stressful situation involving an impossible puzzle.

Working Moms (2014): Studied guilt in working moms and dads.