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Alexandra Main

Assistant Professor
(209) 228-2429

Research Interests: 

Her research focuses on social and emotional development of children and adolescents within the family context. Specifically, she is interested in the development of empathy and emotion regulation and how these processes are shaped by temperament, family, and culture. She is currently working on projects investigating communication of empathy between parents and adolescents, how cultural orientations influence family emotional communication, and the implications of these processes for psychological and physical health. 

 

 
Primary Research Interest: 
General Behavioral Sciences
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