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About Alexandra Main, Professor, University of California Merced

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Professor Alexandra Main received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from UC Berkeley in 2013 and completed her postdoctoral work in Health Psychology at UC Merced. Her research focuses on the social and emotional development of children and adolescents within the family context. Specifically, she is interested in the development of empathy and emotion regulation and how these processes are shaped by temperament, family, and culture. She is currently working on projects investigating communication of empathy between parents and adolescents, how cultural orientations influence family emotional communication, and the implications of these processes for psychological and physical health.

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