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PACT to Participate in New Research Study

Kristin Buss and Koraly Perez-Edgar to begin multi-site project.
PACT to Participate in New Research Study

Koraly Perez-Edgar, Ph.D.

Penn State Psychology professors Kristin Buss and Koraly Perez-Edgar, and Vanessa LoBue from Rutgers University, received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health for a comprehensive study examining behavioral inhibition in children, particularly focusing on the period of infancy through toddlerhood. The study will recruit families from three locations: through PACT in Harrisburg, PA; through Families Interested in Research Studies in State College, PA; and through Rutgers University. Click here to read the Penn State News article.

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