Wayne State University 

Close Relationships Laboratory

Laboratory Director: Richard B. Slatcher, Ph.D.


Research Team (L to R): Back Row: Keith Welker, Brian Tyminski, Dan Saleh, Caitlin McLear, Colin Beerbower, Bhavika Chepuri, Nick Johnson, Kayla Monhollen, Ledina Imami, Megan Drivas, Rachel Armstrong, Amy Chen, Erin Tobin, Peilian Chi, Rich Slatcher. Front Row: Toni Lupro, Jacob Gates, Fatmeh Baidoun, Julianne Amenta, Rye Hedges, Katie Lollie
Not pictured: Heidi Kane, Allison Li, Jenny Mi, George Tam


Welcome to the Wayne State University Close Relationships Laboratory.

The mission of the laboratory is to improve our understanding of close relationship processes and the links between relationships and health from a social psychological perspective. Our research focuses on adult romantic relationships as well as family relationships and friendships.

To learn about current research projects in the laboratory, please click on any of the links below or contact the Laboratory Director, Richard Slatcher.

If you are looking for information about the Asthma in the Lives of Families Today (ALOFT) study, please click here.


t: 310-339-6802
e: slatcher-at-wayne-dot-edu
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