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 Nashville COVGEN Team

Kathryn L. Humphreys, Ph.D., Ed.M.


Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development

Vanderbilt University 

Hub Details

The Vanderbilt SEA Lab is dedicated to studying how children’s experiences are associated with development. With this goal in mind, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we joined the COPE Research Initiative in efforts to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on our participants (i.e., pregnant women and mother-infant dyads).


We are honored to join this international effort to better understand the significance that the pandemic has had on these individuals and families. In our Nashville-based sample, 12% of surveyed women reported being Hispanic/Latinx; 10% Black or African American, 70% White, 13% two or more races, and the remaining declined or selected another answer. We are inviting all families to participate in longitudinal follow-up assessments in our lab at ages 6 and 18 months.

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