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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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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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