Human Development and Family Studies

Margaret Whedon, M.S.

Program:  MS/PhD
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, the University of North Carolina, 2010; Masters of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2015
Advisor: Dr. Susan Calkins
Career Plans:Academic/Professor (research and teaching)
Research Interests: I am interested in the development of self-regulation across infancy and early childhood. As a graduate student, I am exploring the ways in which cognitive, emotional, and psychophysiological processes interact to support the effortful regulation of behavior, and their implications for early behavior and adjustment problems.
Recent Published Work: Whedon, M., Perry, N. B., Calkins, S. D., & Bell, M. A. (2016). Changes in Frontal EEG Coherence Across Infancy Predict Cognitive Abilities at Age 3: The Mediating Role of Attentional Control. Developmental Psychology, 52, 1341-1352. doi:10.1037/dev0000149

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