Marion E. Young received her Ph.D. in Lifespan Developmental Psychology from West Virginia University. She received post-doctoral training in developmental assessments, clinical interviewing, and psychobiology during her research fellowship at the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk and the Center for Children and Families affiliated with the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital.
Her research interests include the impact of technology on child behavior, creating connections to enhance student self-efficacy, maternal depression and obesity’s impact on child development, and the power of the parent-child dyad to impact developmental pathways and resilience.
She also loves anything water related (swimming, jet skiing, boating, fishing, etc…), is a movie aficionado, and loves traveling with her husband, Ryan.
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