Principal Investigator: Bruce Compas, Ph.D.
The Stress and Coping Lab at Vanderbilt University is doing a study about how
children and their caregivers regulate emotions and cope with stress. We are
looking for caregivers who have at least one child between the ages of 10 and
15 who would be willing to participate in a study.
Interested caregivers can complete an interest form with their contact
information. The form takes 3-minutes to complete and can be accessed
online through Redcap at the following link:
Eligible caregivers and children will be sent online surveys to complete about
stress, coping, stressful life experiences, and other related difficulties. Please
note that the online surveys may take up to 1-1.5 hours to complete. In
addition, eligible families will be invited to our lab for a visit lasting
approximately four hours, where they will complete thinking and learning
tasks, surveys, and also participate in a videotaped conversation together
while body responses, like heart rate, are measured.
Caregivers who have at least one child between the ages of 10 and
For completing all questionnaires and lab-based tasks, families can earn up to
$100; caregivers will be paid $50, and children will be paid $50.
VU self study
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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2018