Research

Here are some of the Child Development faculty's recent research projects:

  • Roy, R., Paradis, G., Fischer, M. (2017, April). Parents’ Smartphone use while Waiting with Their Child. Poster presented at the 97th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA.
  • Young, B., Paradis, G., Cook., G.A. (2017, April). The relationship between Social Media Use and Parents’ Beliefs and Self-Efficacy. Poster presented at the 97th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA. [PDF]
  • Baugh, C., & Paradis, G. (2016, April). The Relationship between Sexting and Religiosity. Poster presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA. [PDF]
  • Roy, R., Paradis, G., Fischer, M., Lewis, K., & Grant, C. (2016, April). Parents’ story and non-story verbalizations during book versus tablet reading. Poster presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA.
  • Roy, R., Paradis, G., Fischer, M., Lewis, K., & Grant, C. (2016, April). Parents’ smartphone use while waiting with their child. Poster presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA.
  • Roy, R., Paradis, G., Lewis, K., & Fisher, M. (2015, May). Parental Perceptions of Book versus Tablet Related to Time Spent Reading. Poster session presented at Association for Psychological Science, New York City, NY. [PDF]
  • Roy, R., & Paradis, G. (2015, March). Parents’ Perceptions of Book versus Tablet Shared Reading Experiences. Poster session presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. [PDF]
  • Roy, R., & Paradis, G. (2015, March). Smartphone Use in the Daily Interactions between Parents and Young Children. Poster session presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. [PDF]