Seth Pollak honored with Boyd McCandless Award

Seth Pollak, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and a Waisman investigator in the Child Emotion Research Laboratory, received the 2003 Boyd McCandless Award from the American Psychological Association. The award acknowledges distinguished and significant contributions made to developmental psychology at an early career stage.

Seth Pollak Pollak’s current research interests include: the effects of child maltreatment on emotion processes and risk for psychopathology; risk for depression among children with Down Syndrome; and early social deprivation and children’s ability to regulate emotion.

The award will be presented by the membership of Developmental Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and the award winner will be invited to address the next year’s meeting of the APA.