Tara Scanlan


Research Professor
Primary Area: Social Psychology
Address: 1285 Franz Hall
Phone: (310) 825-4210
Email: scanlan@psych.ucla.edu

Research and Teaching Interests:

Sport Psychology, Positive Psychology, and the Psychology of the Gifted and Talented. Motivation and emotion regarding youth sport through elite athletes, as well as performers in other talent domains such as art, music and education. Research includes developmental and significant other issues, and an integration of quantitative and qualitative research approaches.