Dr. Farrell has published a paper, co-authored with Sarah Stanton, in Current Directions in Psychological Science entitled “Towards a mechanistic understanding of links between close relationships and health.” Check it out to learn more about what we know so far about why relationship functioning impacts health and what kind of research needs to be done to help us understand mechanisms better!
Dr. Farrell is part of a team lead by Ethan Young that just published a paper in Psychological Science entitled “The dual impact of early and concurrent life stress on adult diurnal cortisol patterns: A prospective study.“ This paper uses data from the Minnesota Longitudinal Study of Risk and Adaptation to test three different models of how stress across the lifetime affects diurnal cortisol patterns. Read it here!
MARSH lab is in Vancouver for the American Psychosomatic Society meeting! Dr. Farrell presented a talk entitled ”Transcriptomic and cell-type compositional effects of self-disclosure” as part of a symposium she co-chaired on psychosocial experiences and regulation of the human genome.
Allison Farrell has accepted a tenure-track position at Miami University and started the MARSH lab!