Helena Rose Karnilowicz, Ph.D. Candidate, Researcher, Writer
Helena Rose Karnilowicz is a Ph.D. Candidate at UC Berkeley who studies stress, emotion regulation, well-being, and social relationships. She is originally from San Francisco and enjoys cooking, hiking, and winning NBA fantasy basketball championships.
- Ph.D. Candidate in Social/Personality Psychology at UC Berkeley (expected graduation: Spring 2021)
- BA in Psychology, minor in Child and Youth Studies at the University of San Francisco
- Researcher and writer focusing on well-being, emotion, and parenting topics
- Regular contributor to the Berkeley Well-Being Institute
- Former UCSF lab manager and baby-wrangler for mother-infant studies
- Physiological data collection and cleaning (e.g., heart rate, blood pressure)
- Dyadic, experimental, and longitudinal study design
- Behavioral/Observational coding
- Writing about research findings for technical and non-technical audiences
- Representative academic journal publications:
- Karnilowicz, H. R., Waters, S. F., & Mendes, W. B. (2018). Not in front of the kids: Effects of parental suppression on socialization behaviors during a cooperative parent-child interaction. Emotion. Advance online publication.
- Ford, B., Q. Karnilowicz, H. R., & Mauss, I. B. (2017). Understanding reappraisal as a multi-component process: The psychological health benefits of attempting to use reappraisal depend on reappraisal success. Emotion, 6, 905-911.