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Tara Scanlan
Research Professor
Primary Area:
Social Psychology
3586 FH
(310) 825-4210
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.