Social-emotional teaching; Early childhood education; Classroom quality and teacher–student interactions; Quantitative Methods.
Executive function, cognitive control, self-control, cognitive development, conceptual development
Developmental Psychology; Social Cognitive Development; Social and Emotional Learning; Play, Pretend, Imagination; Theatre, Drama and The Arts
Autism spectrum disorders, fMRI, cerebellum, sex differences, social perception
Adolescent Development, Development of Ethnically Diverse and Immigrant Youth, Psychological Adjustment, Social Networks, Social Network Analysis, Physiological Processes to Stress, Social Status, and Immunity
Children and life span development- particularly helping children who lag in cognitive development catch up to their peers.
Children's transition to school, development of self-regulation/executive functioning, private speech, bilingual language development, the arts and child development, long-term pre-K effects, advanced course placement, and educational success and equity for children of color