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2013-2014

An interview with Dr. Pamela Cole
As part of DugDug's ongoing series on leading researchers in family relationship studies, we have had the unique privilege of interviewing Dr. Pamela Cole, a Professor of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University.
Penn State's 21st Annual Symposium on Family Issues
21st Annual Symposium on Family Issues - Diverging Destinies: Families in an Era of Increasing Inequality
National Post article with Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar
Some people are genetically predisposed to seeing the world darkly, according to a new Canadian study that adds to a recent raft of research acknowledging biology’s role in shaping a person’s perspective, positive or negative.
Dr. Nathan A. Fox presented the Child Study Center 2013-2014 Lois Bloom lecture January 16
Are There Sensitive Periods for the Effects of Early Experience on Cognitive and Social Competence? Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
Dr. Seockhoon Chung and Dr. Doug Teti Discussion
Please join us for a discussion on possible U.S.-Korean cultural differences in the dynamics of parent-child interactions and sleep, and how the physical differences in bedrooms and beds might (or might not) change the nature of parent-child sleep interactions.
Inhibited Children Become Anxious Adults - Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar
Three little girls sit together in a room, playing with the toys surrounding them. One of the girls -- "Emma" -- has clearly taken charge of the group, and the others happily go along with her. A fourth girl -- "Jane" -- enters the room, hiding her face while clinging to her mother. The first three continue to play, while mom sits Jane down with some toys a few feet away from the group. After mom leaves, however, Jane sits alone against the wall. Emma makes her way over to Jane, inviting her to play with the rest of the group. Jane -- looking trapped -- starts to cry, then stands up and tries desperately to open the door.
First Annual Central PA Workshop on Evidence-Based Mental Health Services
The purpose of this workshop is to prepare participants to use motivational interviewing (MI) strategies that foster teacher, parent, and student engagement in school-based services. This includes any professional working on school-based support teams where parent, student, or staff involvement is required for success.
American Psychological Association features Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar
Many people experience shyness but some people are so fearful of social situations that it impairs the quality of their lives. These people have social anxiety disorder, which is defined by the National Institutes of Health as overwhelming and excessive self-consciousness in everyday social or performance situations. According to developmental psychologist Koraly Pérez-Edgar, PhD, social anxiety disorder often develops in early childhood.