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DAVIS, Calif. — Emerging poverty researchers from across the country presented findings from their Center for Poverty Research Small Grants-funded studies at the 2011-2012 Small Grants Recipients Conference on Friday, April 26, 2013.
Transitions into and out of poverty often happen after major events such as marriage, divorce, or changes in income. They are also associated with economic factors, such as unemployment rates or wages.
Dr. Guyer’s research focuses on the behavioral and neural mechanisms that may underlie the way that adolescents think and feel. One overarching question throughout her research is how does attentional focus modulate the brain circuitry involved in emotional responding?