Development, Equity, and Resilience (DEaR) Lab

Dr. Yang Hou is seeking several bright, conscientious, and hard-working students interested in human development (children or adults) in clinical populations to join her DEaR lab.

Current research projects focus on cognitive, academic, socio-emotional, and behavioral development in individuals with neurofibromatosis type 1 and evaluate interventions/treatments targeting these outcomes.

Responsibilities in the lab may include:

  • Literature search
  • Review and coding papers
  • Cleaning and analyzing data


  • Minimum GPA - 3.2
  • Available for at least 9 hours per week (3 credits)

Positions are ideal for students interested in medical school or graduate school in psychology, human development, or quantitative methods.

For more information, please contact Dr. Yang Hou:

Research Area

Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine. Pediatrics