Our research involves the examination of stress, support, and coping processes in relation to a variety of populations and life situations.

We are int erested in understanding the different ways in which stress can effect people, how support operates to alleviate or worsen these outcomes, and the influence of different support sources on one’s ability to cope. We also conduct research that examines various methodological approaches to social cognitive and support research.

Pregnancy Study

A study of the stress and support involved in pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood.

Cognitive Performance Study

These studies examine individual’s abilities to perform a variety of cognitive tasks.

First Year Experience Study

An examination of stress and coping among first year students at Lehigh.