Director and Principal Investigator
Telephone: (972) 883-4108
Dr. de Frias earned her master's degree in Human Development and Family Studies at The Pennsylvania State University and her doctoral degree in Psychology (Lifespan Development and Aging) at the University of Victoria. She received a postdoctoral fellowship award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Institute of Aging which was held at Stockholm University/Karolinska Institute and at the University of Alberta.
My research examines individual differences in healthy and pathological aging. I apply advanced multivariate and longitudinal analyses (structural equation modeling, latent growth curve modeling) to understand developmental processes.
Current research projects include: