Psychology

 

Psychology

Our faculty are actively involved in research, which includes publishing, writing grants, presenting at national and international conferences, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Their scholarship is diverse both in theory and in method — a mark of distinction and strength both within and across our three programs in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and social psychology.

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Submissions from 2024

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Self-derivation through memory integration: a longitudinal examination of performance and relations with academic achievements in elementary classrooms, Alena G. Esposito and Patricia J. Bauer

Submissions from 2023

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Joy: An integrative theory, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

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Emerging adulthood and media use: Latest research and future directions, Martina Benvenuti, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, and Elvis Mazzoni

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Eugenics, Prejudice, and Human Development Revisited: The Role of Structural Racism, Nancy Budwig, Hojin Han, Raquel Jorge Fernandes, Jimin Lee, Si Wang, and Benjamin Wolff

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A Developmental and Sociocultural Approach to the Transition from High School to College: The Importance of Understanding Student Meaning-Making, Nancy Budwig, Jimin Lee, and Raquel Jorge Fernandes

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CONCLUSION: The Very Real Consequences of True Crime Misrepresentations of LGBTQ+ People, Carrie L. Buist, Danielle C. Slakoff, and Abbie E. Goldberg

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CASE STUDY: Cultural diversity and cognitive-behavioral therapy, Esteban V. Cardemil, Sarah J. Hartman, and José R. Rosario

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Editorial report and acknowledgement of reviewers, 2022, J. Christopher Cohrs, Ana Figueiredo, Idhamsyah Eka Putra, and Johanna Ray Vollhardt

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Brief relationship support as a selective suicide prevention intervention: Piloting the Relationship Checkup in veteran couples with relationship and mental health concerns, Dev Crasta, Jennifer S. Funderburk, Tatiana D. Gray, James Cordova, and Peter Britton

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“We Felt Emotionally Closer:” A Qualitative Study of Couples’ Communication about Pornography Use, Elizabeth Engelkamp, Eliza Lindberg, and James V. Cordova

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Learning through bilingual education Cognitive and academic impacts, Alena G. Esposito and Sangmi Park

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Family relationships and family predictors of psychological distress in emerging adult college students: A 3-year study, María del Carmen García-Mendoza, Águeda Parra Jiménez, Enrique Bernardino Arranz Freijo, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, and Inmaculada Sánchez Queija

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Contexts of concealment: Initial validation of three disclosure avoidance process measures, Douglas Gazarian, Michael E. Addis, Jonathan D. Jampel, and Ethan Hoffman

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From safety in silence to speaking up for LGBTQ+ families: A reflection on the personal, professional, and political through a feminist lens, Abbie E. Goldberg

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LGBTQ-parent families: Diversity, intersectionality, and social context, Abbie E. Goldberg

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LGBTQ PARENTS AND FILICIDE: Focus on the Hart Family Murders, Abbie E. Goldberg

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LGBTQ parent concerns and parent–child communication about the Parental Rights in Education Bill (“Don't Say Gay”) in Florida, Abbie E. Goldberg and Roberto Abreu

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Perceived Impact of the Parental Rights in Education Act (“Don’t Say Gay”) on LGBTQ+ Parents in Florida, Abbie E. Goldberg, Roberto L. Albreu, and Andrew Flores

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Cherished families, unspoken truths: Navigating hidden and challenging family experiences while growing up with LGBTQ parents, Abbie E. Goldberg, Katherine R. Allen, and Caroline Sanner

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The (Mis)Representation of Queer Lives in True Crime, Abbie E. Goldberg, Danielle C. Slakoff, and Carrie L. Buist

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“If only we knew…”: An exploratory study of parents of adopted adolescents seeking residential treatment, Abbie Goldberg, Haylie Virginia, Maddie Logan, Lea Silvert, and Nora McCormick

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Extrinsic Incentives / Rewards: Short-Term Fix That Can Undermine Long-Term Motivation, Wendy S. Grolnick

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Easy to Get People to Do Things, More Challenging to Facilitate Their Motivation, Wendy S. Grolnick

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Relations among perceived threat, controlling parenting, and middle school children’s control beliefs, Suzanne T. Gurland and Wendy S. Grolnick

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Mi casa sin mí parada no es casa: Conceptualizations of functioning and functional impairment in rural Chiapas, Mexico, Sarah Joy Hartman, Néstor Noyola, Viena Murillo, Fátima Rodríguez Cuevas, and Esteban V. Cardemil

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Longitudinal and Reciprocal Relations Among Parent and Child Outcomes for Black Early Head Start Families, Amy E. Heberle and Rachel Chazan-Cohen

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To Reconstruct or Deconstruct? A Fundamental Question for the Psychology of Men and Masculinities, Ethan Hoffmann and Michael Addis

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Ugandan men’s experiences and perceptions of their fathering roles, Emma Kironde and Michael E. Addis

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Interpersonal emotion regulation in betrayal trauma survivors: A preliminary qualitative exploration, Nora K. Kline, Brianna Prichett, Katherine G. McKim, and Kathleen Palm Reed

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The Relationship between Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood and Behavioral Problems among Chinese Emerging Adults: The Mediating Role of Physical Activity and Self-Control, Jin Kuang, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Erle Chen, Zsolt Demetrovics, Fabian Herold, Rebecca Y.M. Cheung, Daniel L. Hall, Michaela Markwart, Markus Gerber, Sebastian Ludyga, Arthur F. Kramer, and Liye Zou

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Conceptions of Adulthood Among Chinese Emerging Adults, Jin Kuang, Juan Zhong, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Daniel L. Hall, Erle Chen, Michaela Markwart, Albert Yeung, and Liye Zou

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Psychometric evaluation of the inventory of dimensions of emerging adulthood (IDEA) in China, Jin Kuang, Juan Zhong, Peiying Yang, Xinran Bai, Yinglan Liang, Boris Cheval, Fabian Herold, Gaoxia Wei, Alyx Taylor, Jieting Zhang, Chun Chen, Jing Sun, Liye Zou, and Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

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Toward a New Theory of Established Adulthood, Clare M. Mehta and Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

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Improvements in depressive symptoms following a brief relationship intervention, Erica A. Mitchell, Patricia N.E. Roberson, Michaela DiPillo, James V. Cordova, and Kristina Coop Gordon

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Towards Understanding Substance Abuse Misinformation in YouTube Videos, Shuo Niu and Kathleen Palm Reed

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What predicts perceived discrimination among white Americans? Findings from two nationally representative studies, Mukadder Okuyan, Johanna Ray Vollhardt, and Andrew Stewart

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Navigating Sexual Stereotypes Across Time, Space, and Place: Exploring Black Women’s Practices of Resistance, Refusal, and Reclamation, Nicole M. Overstreet, Lisa Rosenthal, Christopher-John Godfrey, Brandon E. Brown, Adi Khukhlovich, and Tashuna Albritton

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Moral reasoning among children in India: The intersection of culture, development, and social class, Niyati Pandya, Lene Arnett Jensen, and Rachana Bhangaokar

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Do executive functions gained through two-way dual-Language education translate into math achievement?, Sangmi Park, P. Lital Dotan, and Alena G. Esposito

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The Geography of Military Occupation and Its Effect on Palestinian Community Cohesion, Norms, and Resistance Motivation, Sandra Penić, Johanna Vollhardt, Karsten Donnay, Mai Albzour, and Ravi Bhavnani

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Correction: The developmental crisis questionnaire (DCQ-12): Psychometric development and validation, Nikolay Petrov, Oliver C. Robinson, and Jeffrey J. Arnett

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The influence of relationship pattern labeling on intimacy, acceptance, and relationship satisfaction, Jenna Rice, Melissa McTernan, and James Cordova

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Examining morphosyntactic representations in EFL written narratives among L1 Hebrew and Arabic-speaking 6th graders, Susie Russak and Elena Zaretsky

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INTRODUCTION: Toward a Critical Examination of LGBTQ+ True Crime, Danielle C. Slakoff, Carrie L. Buist, and Abbie E. Goldberg

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Taking Weight Out of the Equation: Unintended Harms of Weight-Focused Health Discourse in Schools, Elizabeth Tingle, Jessica F. Saunders, Sarah Nutter, and Shelly Russell-Mayhew

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Lay theories about collective power in the context of racial oppression, Michelle Sinayobye Twali, Nicole M. Overstreet, and Johanna Ray Vollhardt

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‘You don't compare horrors, you just don't do that’: Examining assumptions and extending the scope of comparative victim beliefs, Johanna Ray Vollhardt, Helin Ünal, and Rashmi Nair

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Media use and Black emerging adults' acceptance of Jezebel and Sapphire stereotypes, L. Monique Ward, Enrica E. Bridgewater, and Nicole M. Overstreet

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Editorial: Positive youth development, mental health, and psychological well-being in diverse youth, Nora Wiium, Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Jennifer E. Lansford, and Lene Arnett Jensen

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Sterotyping, DaSean L. Young, Thekia Cheeseborough, Brandon E. Brown, Nicole Overstreet, and Lisa Rosenthal

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Using oral narratives to examine acquisition of English verb morphology among multilingual Arabic and monolingual Hebrew speakers: finding similarities with monolingual English-speaking SLIs, Elena Zaretsky Dr. and Susie Russak

Submissions from 2022

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Apart, but still together: Separated parents living in limbo during COVID-19, Katherine R. Allen and Abbie E. Goldberg

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Feminist theories: Knowledge, method, and practice, Katherine R. Allen, Abbie E. Goldberg, and Ana L. Jaramillo-Sierra

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It's not fiction if you believe it: How imaginary worlds are derived from imaginary realities, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

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Family treatment for postpartum depression: acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary clinical outcomes, Cynthia L. Battle, Estaban V. Cardemil, Rita Rossi, Michael W. O'Hara, and Ivan W. Miller

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The development of divergent thinking despite poverty: Moderating factors, Sara R. Berzenski, Ryan LaSalle-Castro, Ana Kamille Marcelo, and Tuppett M. Yates

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The integrated constructionist approach to emotions: A theoretical model for explaining alterations to positive emotional experiences in the aftermath of trauma, Lia S. Bishop and Kathleen M. Palm Reed

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Health mindsets in pediatric chronic headache, Alessandra Caruso, Wendy Grolnick, Claudia Mueller, Karen Kaczynski, Cindy Yu Hsing Chang, and Alyssa Lebel

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Editorial report and acknowledgement of reviewers, 2021, J. Christopher Cohrs and Johanna Ray Vollhardt

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Marriage checkup in integrated primary care: a randomized controlled trial with active-duty military couples, Jeffrey A. Cigrang, James V. Cordova, Tatiana D. Gray, Ashley L. Fedynich, Emily Maher, Abby N. Diehl, and Matt Hawrilenko

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“Sorry it took a pandemic and multiple murders to get gere”: The impact of twin pandemics on EDI in a predominantly white school district, Brett Russell Coleman, Erin Beattie, Alina Raetz, and Kevin Wang

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Transformative dissonant encounters: Opportunities for cultivating antiracism in White nursing students, Julia Dancis and Brett Russell Coleman

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The Before baby relationship checkup: a couples-based intervention to reduce relationship risk factors for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, Ellen V. Darling, Nancy Byatt, Emily L. Maher, Tatiana D. Gray, Tiffany A.Moore Simas, and James V. Cordova

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Associations between trans-inclusive resources and feelings of inclusion in campus LGBTQþ groups: Differences for trans students of color, Jack K. Day, Abbie E. Goldberg, Russell B. Toomey, and Genny Beemyn

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Determinants of elementary-school academic achievement: Component cognitive abilities and memory integration, Alena G. Esposito and Patricia J. Bauer

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“Failed” matches, child removals, and disrupted placements: Devastating and invisible losses during the family-building journey for LGBTQ adoptive parents, Abbie E. Goldberg and Katherine R. Allen

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“I’m mot just the nonbiological parent”: Encountering, strategizing, and resisting asymmetry and invalidation in genetic/ gestational parent status among LGBTQ parents, Abbie E. Goldberg and Katherine R. Allen

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What Do Teachers Know about Adoptive Families, and How Do They Use It to Serve Adopted Children?, Abbie E. Goldberg and Harold Grotevant

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White parents of adopted Black children in an era of racial reckoning: Challenges, tensions, and strategies, Abbie E. Goldberg, Nora McCormick, Emma Kironde, Haylie Virginia, and Maddie Logan

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Transgender graduate students: Considerations, tensions, and decisions in choosing a graduate program, Abbie E. Goldberg, Nora McCormick, Em Matsuno, Haylie Virginia, and Genny Beemyn

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School-age adopted children's early responses to remote schooling during COVID-19, Abbie E. Goldberg, Nora McCormick, and Haylie Virginia

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Gay, bisexual, and queer fatherhood, Abbie E. Goldberg, Nora McCormick, Haylie Virginia, and Emma Kironde

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Lesbian, gay, and heterosexual parents’ perspectives on their adopted children’s puberty and approaches to puberty-related communication, Abbie E. Goldberg and Haylie Virginia

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Affirmative Adaptations of the Relationship Checkup to Meet the Needs of LGBTQ Couples, Tatiana D. Grey, Taylor Dovala K., and James V. Córdova

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Should parents be involved in their children’s schooling?, Wendy S. Grolnick and Eva M. Pomerantz

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“Every time I tell my story I learn something new”: Voice and inclusion in research with Black women with histories of substance use and incarceration, Alana J. Gunn, Melissa Hardesty, Nicole Overstreet, and Scyatta Wallace

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Adolescent Mental Health in Relation to Anti-Racism Critical Action, Amy E. Heberle, Anna C. Wagner, and Noah Hoch

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Social dominance, sexual double standards, and violence against women in tight and loose cultures, Nida Jamshed, Andrew L. Stewart, and Nicole M. Overstreet

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Parental consideration of children's experiences: A critical review of parenting constructs, Mireille Joussemet and Wendy S. Grolnick

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The Future of constructivist education, David Kritt and Nancy Budwig

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Parental involvement and children's academics: The roles of autonomy support and parents’ motivation for involvement, Rachel E. Lerner, Wendy S. Grolnick, Alessandra J. Caruso, and Madeline R. Levitt

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Maternal control and children’s internalizing and externalizing symptoms in the context of neighbourhood safety: moderating and mediating models, Madeline R. Levitt, Wendy S. Grolnick, and Jacquelyn N. Raftery-Helmer

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Masculine depression: A person-centric perspective, Ryon C. McDermott, Michael Addis, Douglas Gazarian, Steffen T. Eberhardt, and Kyle M. Brasil

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Couple variables predicting retention in a brief intervention and research, Erica A. Mitchell, Patricia N.E. Roberson, Zahra Amer, Darren J. Garcia, James V. Cordova, and Kristina Coop Gordon

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Do objectification, gender beliefs, or racial stereotypes mediate associations between black adults’ media use and acceptance of intimate partner violence?, Lolita Moss, L. Monique Ward, and Nicole M. Overstreet

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Association between superwoman schema, depression, and resilience: The mediating role of social isolation and gendered racial centrality, Tamara Nelson, Esteban V. Cardemil, Nicole M. Overstreet, Carla D. Hunter, and Cheryl L. Woods-Giscombé

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Education, personal experiences, and advocacy: Examining drug-addiction videos on YouTube, Shuo Niu, Katherine G. McKim, and Kathleen Palm Reed

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“You can’t do all”: Caregiver experiences of stress and support across ecological contexts, Nicole A. O’Dea and Ana K. Marcelo

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The role of group versus hierarchy motivations in dominant groups’ perceived discrimination, Mukadder Okuyan and Johanna Ray Vollhardt

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Toward critical bioethics studies: Black feminist insights for a field "reckoning" with anti-black racism, Nicole M. Overstreet

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Measurement invariance in the assessment of intimate partner abuse among sexual minority and non-sexual minority individuals, Kathleen M. Palm Reed, Nora K. Kline, Madeline Benz, Korine Cabrera, and Denise A. Hines

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Rational number conceptualization predicts mathematics achievement: Quantity matters, Sangmi Park and Alena G. Esposito

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The Developmental Crisis Questionnaire (DCQ-12): Psychometric development and validation, Nikolay Petrov, Oliver C. Robinson, and Jeffrey J. Arnett

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General inclusive victimhood predicts willingness to engage in intergroup contact: Findings from Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Basque Country, Mirjana Rupar, Magdalena Bobowik, Maitane Arnoso, Ainara Arnoso, and Johanna Ray Vollhardt

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Minority stress and positive identity aspects in members of LGBTQ+ parent families: literature review and a study protocol for a mixed-methods evidence synthesis, Magdalena Siegel, Muriel Legler, Fortese Neziraj, Abbie E. Goldberg, and Martina Zemp

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"Is intimacy contagious?” Intimate safety with parents as a key to emerging adults’ social connectedness, David Yoo and James Córdova

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College, career, commitment, oh my: how emerging adult women balance romantic relationships, career plans, and financial stability, Amanda R. Youmans, Nicholas K. Canby, and James V. Córdova

Submissions from 2021

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Lesbian adoptive mothers’ emotional responses and adaptation in the wake of relational dissolution, Katherine R. Allen and Abbie E. Goldberg

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Envisioning a future: Values clarification in early recovery from opioid use disorder, Victoria Ameral and Kathleen M. Palm Reed

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Preface, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett