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Professor of Psychology
Twila Tardif is a professor of psychology at U-M’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
Her research interests include cross-language comparisons of Chinese and English speaking children; brain and behavioral bases of language and literacy development in bilingual children; emotion regulation in young children; and how we can make apps and online learning fun and rewarding, with solid grounding in research on human development and learning sciences.
MPhil and PhD Yale University; MA Yale University; and BS University of Toronto
Disparate Distress: An Oversample of African Americans and Latinos in the United States for “People and Pandemics: Studying International Coping and Compliance” The project: The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially damaging to communities of color in the United States. Disproportionate rates of illness and death have combined with higher rates of unemployment, precarious access to medical care, and overburdened supportive services to intensify the impact on Black and Latino individuals, families, and neighborhoods. An especially important case […]