Research Team

Lab Director

Jessica P. Lougheed, PhD (she/her/hers)

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Role: Director

Research Interests: Parent-adolescent relationships; emotion dynamics; interpersonal emotion regulation; internalizing symptoms (depression and anxiety)

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Graduate Students

Gizem Keskin (she/her/hers)

Role: Gizem is a third-year PhD student in the Emotion Dynamics Lab (Psychological Sciences program).

Research interests: Parent-adolescent dynamics; adolescent development; emotion regulation in the family context

Marcus Gottlieb (he/him/his)

Role: Marcus is a first-year PhD student in the Emotion Dynamics Lab (Clinical Psychology program)

Research interests: Parent-adolescent relationships; gender differences in parenting; conflict within the family system; adolescent emotional development

Research Assistants

Jacklyn Awotwi-Pratt (she/her/hers)

Jacklyn is a third-year Psychology major involved in the Facial Affect and Concordance of Emotion Study as a Directed Study student.

Mika Winslow (she/her/hers)

Mika is a second-year Master’s student in the Psychological Sciences program under the supervision of Dr. Leanne ten Brinke. Mika is a research assistant on the Facial Affect and Concordance of Emotion study.

Honours Thesis Students 2022-2023

Colin Loveridge (he/him/his)

Role: Colin Loveridge is an Honours student on the Daily Conflicts in Parent-Adolescent Dyads: Associations with Parent and Adolescent Development study. He is also an undergraduate academic assistant in the lab.

Enya Duffield (she/her/hers)

Role: Enya Duffield is an Honours student on the Daily Reactions, Experiences, and Mood study. She is interested in looking at the relationship between daily stressors, major life events, and mood variability.

Minju Yu (she/her/hers)

Role: Minju Yu is an Honours student on the Variability in Emotion Regulation Strategies in University Students study. Research Interests: Emotion differentiation; emotion regulation; emotional variability in daily life; positive emotions and well-being.

Honours Thesis Students (2021-2022)

Summer Fulford (she/her/hers)

Role: Summer completed an Honour’s thesis in the 2021-2022 academic year. Her thesis focused on how health perceptions are associated with the experience of negative affect in daily life in the Daily Stressors and Emotions Study.

Alyssa Truong (she/her/hers)

Role: Alyssa completed an Honour’s thesis in the 2021-2022 academic year. Her thesis is focused on the associations between loneliness and remote social interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Daily Stressors and Emotions Study. She is currently a research assistant in the lab on the Daily Conflicts in Parent-Adolescent Dyads: Associations with Parent and Adolescent Development study.

Keaghan Forster (he/him/his)

Role: Keaghan completed an Honours thesis in the 2021-2022 academic year. His thesis focused on the associations between mood variability and mental health in the Daily Stressors and Emotions Study.

Lab Alumni

Sean Morgan (he/him/his)

Sean Morgan was a research assistant involved in coordinating the Daily Conflicts in Parent-Adolescent Dyads: Associations with Parent and Adolescent Development study and also contributes to the Daily Stressors and Emotions Study. He is now a graduate student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria.

Sierra Adamow-Boudreau (she/her/hers)

Role: Sierra Adamow-Boudreau was a research assistant involved with the Daily Stressors and Emotions Study.