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The Adolescent Development Lab has held a longstanding relationship with Morgantown High School. As part of our collaboration, our research team teaches psychology methods courses at Morgantown High with Mr. Vidulich's class. As a part of this series, students design their very own psychology research project. We have just finished our first lecture with Mr. Vidulich's class, and greatly look forward to a productive semester!
The MAD Lab recently had the opportunity to coordinate with Morgantown High School administration and psychology teacher, Mr. Vidulich. Graduate students organized lab tours for high school students taking a psychology class to allow them to tour the psychology department and gain a better understanding of what it is like to be a psychology major and work in a research lab.
Adolescent Development Lab was recently featured in Education Week.
Lauren C., Megan C., Rachel W., & Taylor H. found that depressive symptoms were associated with illicit substance use for girls, but not boys.
Jocelyn R., & Danielle P. found that the frequency of alcohol consumed among WVU students was significantly associated with verbal and physical aggression.
Congratulations Rachel Baldrige for a successful capstone defense! Using data from our Family Communication Project, Rachel's project helped develop a coding scheme for examining the content of parent-adolescent communication about internet and cell phone use.
Congratulations to Dylan Lamariana for a successful capstone defense! Dylan's project used data from the Civic Engagement Study and examined associations among adolescents' political ideology and socio-political values.