College of Liberal Arts

Research + Pizza Features Paige Harden on Sexuality and Development

Thursday Sep 5, 2013 12:00 PM | Perry-CastaƱeda Library (PCL), Room 2.500

Assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Population Research Center Paige Harden discusses her research on teen sexuality —impulsivity, timing of first sexual experiences and the effects of  different kinds of sexual relationships on social and intellectual development.
 
Harden’s primary research revolves around developmental psychopathology, in which she studies the interplay between genetic factors and family and social environments in shaping atypical adolescent development. Harden is particularly interested in the development of externalizing problems, such as delinquency, alcohol and substance use, and risky sexual behavior.
 
Free Pizza (while it lasts) generously provided by program supporter Austin’s Pizza.
 
Research + Pizza a lunchtime lecture series featuring research presentations by faculty from across the university.
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