2012-2013 Child Study Center Speaker Series
Dr. Seth Pollak
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
University of Wisconsin at Madison
"Early Learning and the Emotional Brain"
September 13, 2012
Dr. Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Virginia & Leonard Marx Professor of Child and Parent Developmental Education, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Co-Director, National Center for Children and Families; and Co-Director, Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy
Co-Sponsored with the Prevention Research Center
"Biological Sensitivity and Development: Studying Genes and Environments in the Fragile Families Study"
November 14, 2012
Dr. Brooks-Gunn is also presenting the BENNETT LECTURE
"Disadvantage and Development: Strategies to Reduce Income Gaps in School Readiness"
November 15, 2012
Dr. Monique LeBourgeois
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder
"Sleep Circadian Rhythms, and Emotion in Early Childhood"
January 10, 2013
Dr. Vanessa LoBue
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
"Threat Perception Across the Lifespan"
February 21, 2013
Dr. Valerie Knopik
Director of the Division of Behavioral Genetics
Associate Professor (Research)
Departments of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Behavioral & Social Sciences
"Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy: Real or Spurious Effect?"
April 25, 2013
Technology-Assisted Parenting Interventions Conference
Co-Sponsored by the Penn State Network on Child Protection and Well-Being
May 10, 2013
Dr. Anna R. Brandon
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research at Penn State and The Department of Psychology
"Ethical Challenges to Establishing Evidence-Based Treatment for Perinatal Depression: A Case Study"
May 20, 2013