Every spring we're proud to showcase undergraduate research in a poster-fest attended by students and faculty alike. Check out some tweets and posters from our talented students, summing up their extraordinary projects!
How do first-time parents balance work and family life while coparenting? We found that while family support improves coparenting quality overall, this relationship may look different across family types (married, cohabiting, and single-parent families) and genders (mothers and fathers). —Jessika Antinori
Coparenting and Family Social Support Across Different Family Forms
Do you know how your behaviors impact your child’s development? This book identifies strategies and insights for parents on raising healthy children emotionally, socially, cognitively, and academically. —Luana Sena Balbino
Advice for Parents: How Parental Attitudes and Behaviors Impact Children’s Development
What factors influence informal social reactions to IPV disclosure? Negative reactions can be detrimental to well-being.
Community Perceptions of Domestic Violence
How does a parent's response to their child's negative emotions affect the child's behavior? We found that non-supportive parental responses are associated with high internalizing, anxiety and withdrawal, and externalizing, aggression and rule-breaking, behaviors in boys and girls alike. It's important to recognize that this association increases significantly from age 6 to age 9. —Claudia Gaebler
The Effects of Parental Response to Emotion on Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior in Middle Childhood
Does aging impair memory recall across the board? We found that age-related deficits in memory recall depend on what you are trying to remember. —Jennifer Gove
Age-related Impairments in Memory Recall Depend on What You are Remembering
Norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter released in your brain, makes you feel higher levels of stress and fight or flight response. How is this screwed up by alcohol? —Benjamin Packer
Alcohol and Stress Project: Effects on the Locus Coeruleus and the Role of Norepinephrine
Does Sleep + Nap = Nap + Sleep? We found that the order of sleep may not matter for procedural memory consolidation in preschoolers, but that the amount of sleep does matter! —Sophia Struzziero