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Jenna Finch
Policy Fellow

Jenna Finch, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department:Psychology College/Organization: Arts & Sciences Campus: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Research Type:
  • Basic
  • Translational Science
Age Group:
  • Preschool/Pre-kindergarten
  • K-3
Population Focus
  • Children/Students
  • Parents/Families
  • ECE Practitioners/Teachers
  • Low Income Populations
Research Keywords
  • Executive Function
  • Self-regulation
  • Classroom Quality
  • Socioeconomic Disparities
  • Resilience
Research Questions
  • How do children's experiences with teachers and peers support the development of their self-regulation skills?
  • How are early experiences of adversity linked to children's cognitive and social-emotional development?
  • What is the interplay between self-regulation and motivation in predicting children's academic success?
Research Approach
  • Quantitative methods
Designs & Methods
  • Experimental
  • Interventions
  • Longitudinal Study
  • Measurement Development
  • Multi-variate analysis
  • Multilevel Modeling
  • Observational Approaches
  • Quasi-Experimental
  • Program Evaluation
Research Tools
  • Direct Child Assessments
  • Observational Assessments
  • Surveys/Questionnaires