Child Development 138 (03) - Hembree
Social and Emotional Development
California State University, Sacramento
Spring, 2011 


Research Discussion Articles


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


Presentation/Discussion #1 (3/7)

1) Ducharme, J., Doyle, A.B., & Markiewicz, D. (2002). Attachment security with mother and father:

Associations with adolescents' reports of interpersonal behavior with parents and peers.

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19, 203-231.

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 (3/28)

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 (4/25)

5) Putnam, S.P., Spritz, B.L., & Stifter, C. A. (2002). Mother-child coregulation during delay of

gratification at 30 months. Infancy, 3, 209-225.

6) Smith, J. & Ross, H. (2007). Training parents to mediate sibling disputes affects children’s negotiation

and conflict understanding. Child Development, 78 (3), 790 – 805.


Presentation/Discussion # 4 (5/2)

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) Waldrip, A.M., Malcolm, K.T., & Jensen-Campbell, L.A. (2008).  With a little help from your friends:

The importance of high-quality friendships on early adolescent adjustment.  Social

Development, 17(4), 832-852.


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