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Bruce J. Ellis

(Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Anthropology)


My research leverages knowledge from evolutionary biology and developmental science to better understand developmental adaptations to stress.

I focus on how our bio-behavioral systems (biological stress responses, timing of puberty, risky adolescent behavior and cognition) respond to specific features of family environments and the larger ecological context, including differential susceptibility.

Discipline of research:
Developmental Psychology

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, USA