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Kayla Brown, M.S.

Kayla Brown M.S.

Kayla Brown is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Developmental Psychology program at Penn State working with Dr. Erika Lunkenheimer. She received her B.S. in General Science from Penn State in 2014. She then spent two years studying temperament and attentional bias in children and adolescents with Dr. Koraly Perez-Edgar and Dr. Kristin Buss. Her research interests focus on how parent-child dyadic interactions act as risk or resilience factors for child maltreatment. In particular, she is focused on investigating the relationship between temperament, parent-child interaction patterns, and parent-child coregulation.