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Human Development and Family Studies at UNCG specializes in the study of the intersections among human development, family processes, context, and culture.
Most HDFS faculty and graduate students focus their teaching and research in one of the following areas: early childhood care and education, child and adolescent development, intergenerational relationships, adult development and aging, and marriage, family, and other close relationships.
Research cores of HDFS faculty include:
Adolescent Development : Family process, race and ethnic variations, parent and peer influences
Child Development in Context: Trajectories of emotional regulation and behavioral problems, predictors of sensitive parenting, biobehavioral perspectives on development
Early Childhood Education and Development: Teacher development including interactions with children, beliefs, and training; measurement of early childhood program quality and learning standards, early childhood policy, experiences of poverty
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