The Development of Individual Differences in Emotion Regulation and Dysregulation across the Life Span

Organizing Committee:

Eric Youngstrom, Chair, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Susan Calkins, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Avshalom Caspi, Duke University
Jennifer Coffman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Andrea Hussong, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

FALL 2013 SCHEDULE

Date Speaker Institutional Affiliation Title

September 16

Eric Youngstrom

UNC
Chapel Hill

“Hunting Chimera: Towards a Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Bipolar Disorder”

September
23

Gabriel Dichter

UNC
Chapel Hill
Duke University

“Emotion Regulation Deficits in Autism: Implications for the Development of Core Autism Symptoms”

September
30

Barbara Fredrickson

UNC
Chapel Hill

“Positivity Resonates”
October
7
Mona El Sheikh
Auburn
University
“Child Sleep and Development: Biobehavioral, familial, and socio-cultural considerations”

October
21

Megan Gunnar
*Cairns Capstone Lecture: Hyde Hall

University of Minnesota

“Early Experience and the Development of Stress Reactivity and Regulation”

October
28

Avshalom Caspi & Terrie Moffitt

Duke University

“Young Children’s Self-control and the Health and Wealth of their Nation”

November 4

Douglas Teti

Pennsylvania State University

“The Social Environment of Infant Sleep”
November 11
Pamela Cole
Pennsylvania State University
“Language and the Early Development of Emotion Regulation”
November 18
Esther Leerkes
UNC Greensboro
“Implications of Maternal Arousal and Regulation for Maternal Sensitivity and Infant Adjustment”
November 25
Heidemarie Laurent
University of Oregon
“Stress System Development as a Window into Self-Regulation”
December 2
Stephen Porges
RTI

UNC Chapel Hill
“The Polyvagal Theory: Neural mechanisms mediating social behavior, emotion regulation, and health”