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Executive Function Redefined

Sammy Perone (Human Development) and co-authors recently published an article in Perspectives on Psychological Science that highlights a new theory regarding executive function.



Waters’ research among top 10 research stories of 2020

Sara Waters (Human Development) article “Everything is not fine; Kids can tell when parents suppress their stress” had large reach.


Prevention Science Webinar

Brittany Cooper, Director of the Prevention Science graduate program, recently presented an informational webinar to describe the goals, structure, and opportunities available at Washington State University. Individuals who are interested in applying to the program may find it particularly helpful. Please contact Dr. Cooper at with any questions.

Prevention Science Colloquium

The Prevention Science graduate program hosts a regular colloquium series throughout the academic year. The colloquium series features research and professional development talks from Prevention Science and other WSU faculty and graduate students, as well as invited, external guests. All Prevention Science students and faculty are encouraged to attend.

View Spring 2021 Colloquium Schedule

View Fall 2020 Colloquium Schedule

Prevention Science Monthly Memo

The Prevention Science graduate program distributes a regular electronic newsletter containing program news and announcements, upcoming conferences and training opportunities, student celebrations, and prevention-related resources and job announcements. Click on the links below to learn more!

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