Arianna Gard

Doctoral Candidate, Developmental Psychology

530 Church Street
Rm 2221
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


My research focuses on the neurogenetic mechanisms of stress sensitivity that link adverse environmental experiences to socioemotional outcomes in disadvantaged youth. Methods I use in my research include observational coding, clinical interviews, fMRI, statistical genetics, and physiological indicators of stress (e.g., cortisol). I primarily work with the Fragile Families neuroimaging cohort (PI: Monk), Michigan Twins Study (PI: Hyde), and Pitt Mother and Child Project (PI: Shaw).