Dr. Evelyn Mercado, a PhD graduate from UC-Davis, is a new postdoctoral trainee in the laboratory, and Peter Nooteboom, who was an undergraduate at UCLA, is a new graduate student in Health Psychology!
Current and former lab members have published several papers this year:
Greater positive expectations regarding aging are related to more new friends in the Baltimore ExperienceCorps study. PubMed
From the Families and Health study, papers demonstrating:
- Children with greater negative emotional “reactivity” to marital conflict show shorter leukocyte telomere length. PubMed
- Whether and how intensive repeated measures lead to measurement reactivity and fatigue. PubMed
- Whether changes in parent-child conflict over time are related to changes in daily HPA axis functioning. PubMed
- The process of spillover from work to home, and potential affective mecahnisms. PubMed