The Babies and Families Laboratory studies infant socio-emotional development and the extent to which factors in the family (maternal and paternal parenting, marital conflict and communication) contribute to infants’ well-being (e.g., regulation, positive affect, parent-child attachment).
The CAFE lab is interested in exploring healthy romantic relationships from two angles: prevention and intervention.
The Emotional Attachment and Emotional Availability Lab has been involved with the development of the Emotional Availability System to evaluate the quality of parent-child relationships.
The Emotional Developmental Laboratory studies how personal and interpersonal processes contribute to regulation and dysregulation of emotions, motivation, and positive interventions.
The Family and Development lab studies how marital conflict and poor-quality relationships with parents puts adolescents at risk for problems regulating responses to stress, biases in attention, and symptoms of depression, anxiety, and problem behaviors.