To our new RAs: 

Lev Avidan and Corrine Azizian have joined the team.

Lev will be working on the Play and ED teams and Corrine is working on a study looking at orthorexia and factors related to elevated disordered eating.


Dr. Pedro Carvalho and his partner welcomed a baby, Manuela, into the world! 👣

Minnie's thesis entitled Explanatory Styles and Goal Orientation: The role of playful learning is out under review!

Tianyi has accepted a position as senior data analyst at Circle K corporation! 

Current Studies in the Health & Development Lab 


~ Play & Playfulness in Adulthood: How to improve coping and health

~  The MAPs Model of Self-Regulation: Integrating metacognition, agency, and possible selves.  

~ Anxiety sensitivity, emotion dysregulation, and eating disorders 


~ Emotion dysregulation, emotional eating, and eating disorders in College Students


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Exciting news....

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