Megan McClelland, Ph.D.

Megan McClelland, Ph.D.

Katherine E. Smith Healthy Children and Families Professor, Hallie Ford Director for the Center for Healthy Children and Families

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Hallie E. Ford Center

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Corvallis, OR 97331

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Megan McClelland is the Katherine E. Smith Professor of Healthy Children and Families at Oregon State University (OSU) where she serves as Endowed Director at the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families. Her research focuses on optimizing children's development, especially as it relates to children’s self-regulation, early learning, and school success. Her recent work has examined links between self-regulation and long-term outcomes from early childhood to adulthood, recent advances in measuring self-regulation, and intervention efforts to improve these skills in young children. She works with colleagues and collaborators around the world and is currently involved with a number of national and international projects to develop measures of self-regulation and improve school success in young children.



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M. Nolan, Gore, S., Tominey, S. L., Olsen, S. G., and McClelland, M. M., Supporting the Development of Emotion Regulation in Young Children, in Contemporary Issues in Perinatal Education, 1st ed., London: Routledge, 2022, pp. 85 - 91.
M. M. McClelland, Ahmadi, A., and Wanless, S. B., Self-regulation, in Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, Elsevier, 2022.

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