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Research from Yolanda E. Murphy, et al., on how parenting in infancy predicts children’s emotional trajectories across childhood was recently published by the Infant Mental Health Journal
These findings provide several implications for further understanding the risk and protective roles of early parenting and cognitive functioning in development of emotional symptoms, particularly anxiety and depression.
Congratulations to Dr. Dawn Witherspoon on being elected as Co-Chair to the Publications Committee of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
SRCD advances developmental science and promotes its use to improve human lives.
Congratulations to Anna Zhou on being selected to receive the 2020-21 Graduate Student Service Award from the Penn State Office of Student Activities!
This award recognizes the graduate student who has best combined high academic achievement with leadership in University or other public activities.
PACT Holiday Drive Thru Lunch
The PACT Holiday Drive Thru Lunch took place on December 10, 2020, to thank the CAB members.
SRCD releases new brief: COVID-19 Job and Income Loss Jeopardize Child Well-Being: Income Support Policies Can Help
Within just the first three months of the COVID-19 financial fallout, one in five children in the United States experienced the job loss of an adult in their household.
 
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Kristin Buss Receives Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences

This award is given to a tenured faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts who, by his or her outstanding work in the field of social or life sciences, has demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship.
Kristin Buss Receives Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences

Kristin Buss, Ph.D.

Kristin Buss, Professor of Psychology, Director of Graduate Training, and Director of PACT and the Harrisburg Center for Healthy Child Development, received the 2016 Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences. This award is given to a tenured faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts who, by his or her outstanding work in the field of social or life sciences, has demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship.

Dr. Buss’s research interests are in emotional development and temperamental variation from birth through early childhood. Her work spans multiple areas of research within social development, psychobiology, and neuroscience. Her current work is focused on the development of risk for adjustment problems, with particular focus on the development of anxiety symptoms for children with fearful temperaments.

The Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences was endowed and named for former associate dean for research and graduate studies and professor of economics, Raymond Lombra.

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