Welcome to the Health and Relationship Processes (HARP) Lab!

Our research falls within the domain of social psychology and investigates how close relationship dynamics are linked to psychological and physical health and well-being

The HARP Lab is led by Dr. Sarah Stanton at the University of Edinburgh


Recent Lab News


April 16, 2019

Paper entitled “Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of Links between Close Relationships and Physical Health” accepted at Current Directions in Psychological Science.

MARCH 30, 2019

Taranah Gazder and Jennie Robson presented a talk at the British Psychological Society (BPS) undergraduate conference in Paisley, Scotland.

MARCH 7-9, 2019

Dr. Sarah Stanton presented a talk at the International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) conference in Paris, France.

December 17, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Stanton, who received a 3-year New Investigator Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) of UK Research and Innovation for her project entitled “Variety is the Spice of Love: Promoting Partner Responsiveness within the Relationship Ecosystem.”