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Individual Differences in Development Lab (IDDLab)

 

Department of Psychology,
241 Williams Hall (0436),
Blacksburg, VA, 24061

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Roanoke Higher Education Center,
Suite 122, 108 N. Jefferson St.,
Roanoke, VA, 24016

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About Us

At IDDLab, we study child and adolescent social, emotional and cognitive development, with an emphasis on the interactions between biological and family/school environment factors that influence behavioral/emotional problems, psychopathology, and poor scholastic achievement.

- Kirby Deater-Deckard, Ph.D., kirbydd@vt.edu


Current Projects

We are funded by NIH and NSF. Our ongoing work utilizes quantitative, developmental, behavioral, physiological, and genetic methods:

  • Intergenerational transmission of self-regulation 
  • Temperament, cognition, and maladjustment
  • Parenting stress and harsh reactive parenting
  • Interaction between genetic, physiological and environmental factors
  • Cultural variations in processes


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