Vanessa Cirolini Lucchese, M.A. 

Graduate Student 

Vanessa is originally from Brazil, where she completed her BA in Psychology and a Master's in Health Psychology at the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria. During her graduate studies at Simon Fraser University under the supervision of Dr. Peplak, her research interests include the moral-emotional development of children and adolescents and their interactions with screens and social media. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys watching movies, reading, and spending time with family and friends. 


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