Regulation, Affect, and Development Lab
We study how teens and young adults regulate their impulses and emotions, with a focus on how that regulation influences health risk behaviors like alcohol and drug use. We are trying to understand how self-regulation works in real life at the momentary level, how our interactions with social and emotional contexts influence our ability to deploy our self-regulatory resources, how transactions with our environment shape the development of self-regulation over time, and how that development influences the development of health risk behaviors.
We have a second line of research focusing on improving the use of statistical methods in the Psychological Sciences.
Kevin M. King, Ph.D.
Child Clinical and Quantitative Psychology Department of Psychology
University of Washington