Delaina Carlson

Human Development and Family Sciences

Entered the Program: 2023

Hometown: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Current program:

  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Area of Specialization: Child and Adolescent Development

Previous Education: 

  • B.A., Applied Developmental Psychology

Research Interests: 

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Parenting
  • Child Care and Community Programming
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • Health Behaviors, such as eating behaviors, sleep and physical activity
  • Screen Media Usage

Assistantship Experience:

  • Fall 2023 – present, Research Assistant, ARC Lab, Start Early Project

Major Advisor:

Curriculum Vitae

Publications and Presentations:

Renier, T. J., Yeum, D., Emond, J. A., Lansigan, R. K., Ballarino, G. A., Carlson, D. D., Loos, R. J. F., & Gilbert-Diamond, D. (2023). Elucidating pathways to pediatric obesity: a study evaluating obesity polygenic risk scores related to appetitive traits in children. International journal of obesity (2005), 10.1038/s41366-023-01385-3. Advance online publication.

Yeum, D., Jimenez, C. A., Emond, J. A., Meyer, M. L., Lansigan, R. K., Carlson, D. D., Ballarino, G. A., Gilbert-Diamond, D., & Masterson, T. D. (2023). Differential neural reward reactivity in response to food advertising medium in children. Frontiers in neuroscience, 17, 1052384. 

Yeum, D., Gilbert-Diamond, D., Masterson, T. D., Carlson, D. D., Ballarino, G. A., Lansigan, R. K., Renier, T. J., & Emond, J. A. (2023). Associations between behavioral self-regulation and external food cue responsiveness (EFCR) in preschool-age children and evidence of modification by parenting style. Appetite, 106637. 

Brand, J., Carlson, D., Ballarino, G., Lansigan, R. K., Emond, J., & Gilbert-Diamond, D. (2022). Attention to food cues following media multitasking is associated with cross-sectional BMI among adolescents. Frontiers in psychology, 13, 992450. 

Emond J., Ballarino G., Carlson D., Lansigan R., Godzik C., & Gilbert-Diamond, D.  Disordered sleep and emotional self-regulation in a prospective cohort of preschool-age children. The 36th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (SLEEP 2022). Charlotte, North Carolina. June 5, 2022.

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