How much do the goals you have throughout your life impact your health in later years? Shelbie Turner, a PhD student studying human development and family sciences, is seeking answers.
An Oregon State study found that when people feel they have resolved an argument, the emotional response associated with that disagreement is significantly reduced.
Taking typical daily annoyances in stride may help preserve brain health in older adults, while emotional reactions could contribute to declines in cognition.
When thinking of a location for collaborative life course research, most Phd students wouldn’t envision the Swiss Alps. But for Human Development and Family Studies doctoral student Claudia Recksiedler, the opportunity was a nexus between her nationality and studies.
“I hope my research will help advance understanding about how stressful experiences – both major and minor – impact mental, physical and cognitive health, and identify potential points for optimal intervention and prevention efforts,” CPHHS Associate Professor Robert Stawski says.