Exploring Children's Lives and Processes of Socio-emotional Evolution Lab

Welcome to the ECLiPSE Lab

Our mission is to conduct high-quality research studies that provide insight into child, social, and cultural factors that shape children's and adolescents' social, school, and psychological adjustment in diverse populations and to prepare undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars from diverse backgrounds and perspectives for success in social science research careers.

Central Research Goals

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Describe the nature, and develop accurate measures, of children's social withdrawal and social competence

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Determine why children and adolescents develop social withdrawal and social competence

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Establish if, how, and why social withdrawal and social competence affect children's and adolescents' adaptation in other domains


Examine if, how, and why children's and adolescents' experiences of adversity and/or marginalization relate to their psychological adjustment and academic adjustment

Contact Us

Natalie D. Eggum, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
T. Denny Sanford School of Social & Family Dynamics
P.O. Box 873701
Tempe, AZ 85287-3701
Office Phone: (480) 727-6899
Fax: (480) 965-6779

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