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The Boston University Twin Project [Research Assistantship]

Department: Psychology
Professor Jody Ganiban

Project Description: The Boston University Twin Project is a longitudinal study focusing on early childhood development, with the specific goal of examining temperament and parent-child interactions. Children and parents are recorded in laboratory tasks, and these interactions are later coded and analyzed.

Duties: The research assistant (looking for up to four) would be responsible for aiding in the coding of parent-child interaction videos with a team of coders, supervised by a coding manager. The team would meet weekly to discuss results and challenges, while most of the time commitment would be independent.

Time Commitment/Credits: 7-9 hours per week (average); 2 credits

To Apply: Submit Cover Letter/Resume to: ganiban@gwu.edu