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Alyssa Palmer

Doctoral Student
B.S. in psychology with a focus on neuroscience, The Pennsylvania State University, 2016

Interests: Family/parenting, bio/neuropsychology, social/emotional development, high-risk populations, resilience


Alyssa graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2016 with a B.S. in Psychology focusing in neuroscience and minors in Biology and Sociology. Her research interests include the effects of childhood adversity on mental health, individual differences contributing to risk and resilience, emotion regulation, physiological reactivity and regulation, parenting, and interventions targeting those processes.

Selected Publications

  1. Masten, A., & Palmer, A. (2018). Parenting to promote resilience in children. In M.H. Bornstein (Eds.), Handbook of Parenting: Vol 5: Parenting Practices. Routledge Publisher.