The University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Elizabeth Harvey

Interim Director, Family Research Scholars Program
Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences
Family Research Scholar, 2005-06 & 2013-14



Lisa Harvey's research interests are in the early development of ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders and emotion regulation in preschool children. Specific areas of interest include executive function, emotion regulation, parenting, parent psychopathology, fathers, gender and culture. She seeks to understand these processes by studying the interplay between different levels of functioning including neural (using ERP), behavioral, emotional, individual, family and contextual.