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Ruixue Zhaoyang, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Contact Information

Email: rzz12@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 863-9978
Office: 413A Biobehavioral Health Building
Website: https://scholar.google.com/citations

Research Interests

My research focuses on the association between social relationships and health in daily life and across the lifespan. My research topics include the dyadic processes between couple members, daily social interactions and health outcomes across lifespan and the influences of psychological traits and contextual factors on health and social relationships.

Education

  • Ph.D., 2014, Social/Personality Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO USA
  • M.S., 2011, Social/Personality Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO USA
  • B.S., 2006, Psychology, Nankai Univeristy, Tianjin, China

Selected Publications

2021

Zhaoyang, R., & Martire, L. M.. (2021). The Influence of Family and Friend Confidants on Marital Quality in Older Couples. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 76(2), 380-390. presented at the 2021 Jan 18. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa029

2020

Marini, C. M., Martire, L. M., Jones, D. R., Zhaoyang, R., & Buxton, O. M.. (2020). Daily Links Between Sleep and Anger Among Spouses of Chronic Pain Patients. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 75(5), 927-936. presented at the 2020 04 16. doi:10.1093/geronb/gby111