Child Development 138 (04) - Hembree
Social and Emotional Development
California State University, Sacramento
Spring, 2009 

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Research Discussion Articles

NOTE: Please see the following handouts and worksheets for more information on this assignment


Presentation/Discussion #1 (3/23)

1) Grossmann, K., Grossmann, K.E., & Fremmer-Bombik, E. (2002). The uniqueness of the child-father 

attachment relationship: Fathers' sensitive and challenging play as a pivotal variable in a 16-year 

longitudinal study.  Social Development, 11(3), 307-331

2) Belsky, J., Burchinal, M., McCartney, K., Vandell, D. L., Clarke-Stewart, K. A., Owen, M. T., & NICHD  

Early Child Care Research Network. (2007). Are there long-term effects of early child care? Child 

Development, 78(2),  681-701.


Presentation/Discussion # 2 (4/6)

3) Phinney, J. S., Jacoby, B., & Silva, C. (2007). Positive intergroup attitudes: The role of ethnic identity.  

International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31(5), 478-490.

4) Crick, N. R., Ostrov, J. M., & Werner, N.E. (2006).  A longitudinal study of relational aggression, physical 

aggression, and children's social-psychological adjustment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 

34(2), 131-142. 


Presentation/Discussion # 3 (4/27)

5) Houck, G.M., & Lecuyer-Maus, E.A. (2004). Maternal limit setting during toddlerhood, delay of gratification, 

and behavior problems at age five. Infant Mental Health Journal,  25(1), 28-46.

6) Lee, K., Xu, F., & Fu, G. (2001). Taiwan and Mainland Chinese and Canadian children's categorization and 

evaluation of lie- and truth-telling: A modesty effect. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 19(4), 



Presentation/Discussion # 4 (5/4)

7) Bos, H. M. W., van Balen, F., & van den Boom, D. C. (2007). Child adjustment and parenting in planned 

Lesbian-parent families. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77(1), 38-48.

8) Donohue, K.M. Perry, K. E. & Weinstein, R. S. (2003). Teachers' classroom practices and children's 

rejection by their peers. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 24(1), 91-118.


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