All posts by B.Brad Brown


Look for presentations by current and recent past members of the Peer Relations Study Group at the biennial meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, March 19-21 in Philadelphia.

Angie Calvin, Hsun-yu Chan, and Brad Brown: “I will tell you this, not that”: Factors influencing adolescents’ strategies for disclosing information about peers to parents (Thursday, 3/19, 9:55 am)

Hsun-yu Chan, Angie Calvin, Brad Brown, & Lauren Agnew: Strategic disclosure: Peer factors influence what adolescents tell parents about friends (Thursday, 3/19, 3:50 pm)

Sonia Rivas, Jackie Nguyen, & Susie Lamborn, “I found my niche”: The role of culture and immigrant status in the search for campus belongingness among emerging adults (Thursday, 3/19, 1:55 pm)

Chia-chen Yang & Brad Brown: The rich get richer, the poor get protected: Facebook’s role in adjustment to college (Friday, 3/20, 8:30 am)

Also, Brad Brown will join Marion Underwood, Emily Weinstein, Kaveri Subrahmanyam, and Sonia Livingstone for a conversation roundtable on Adolescents and digital communication: Developmental struggles and challenges, hopes and dreams (Saturday, 3/21, 8:00 a.m.)

Heather Von Bank’s new book

Joined by co-authors Joyce Hemphill and Laura Scheinholtz, Heather has published a book based on the authors’ extensive research on children’s play. The book features activities that classroom teachers can employ to enhance young students’ skill development.

The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition (2014, Capstone Classroom Press).


Congratulations to Dong Liu!

Congratulations to Dong Liu for completing his dissertation and graduating with a Ph.D! Dong Liu has also been appointed as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Remin University of China! Good luck on your future endeavors!