Alberti Center Colloquium: “Exploring Aggression and Hostility in Early Childhood”

Alberti Center 2017–18 Colloquium Series

“Exploring Aggression and Hostility in Early Childhood”

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
330 Student Union, UB North Campus
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Buffalo, NY

Dr. Godleski's Presentation

GodleskiPhoto.jpgStephanie Godleski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Rochester Institute of Technology

Early childhood is an incredibly important time for the development of many key cognitive and social developmental tasks. Even in early childhood, engaging in aggressive behavior is associated with poor social and emotional outcomes. Hostility and aggressive thoughts, in particular, play a critical role in the development and maintenance of aggression. Understanding pathways to aggression and hostility (e.g., parents and family influences) and how they develop may be informative for determining how to intervene. These issues will be presented using findings from both past and ongoing research on social development during early childhood. Novel methods for assessing aggression and hostility in this period will be discussed. The implications of these findings for preventative interventions with children and parents will also be highlighted.

Online registration is now closed, but you are still welcome to attend. Please email us ( to let us know you're attending. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday.
November 30, 2017

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