Original Research

 
Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, Research Studies

 

Download these summaries of original research projects sponsored by CRG:

 

ACADEMIC JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS OF RESEARCH SPONSORED BY CRG
My Sister's Keeper: Identifying Eating Pathology through Peer Networks by Lisa K. Damour, Tori S. Cordiano, and Eileen P. Anderson-Fye. Published in Eating Disorders.

Pretend Play, Creativity, and Emotion Regulation in Children by Jessica Hoffmann and Sandra Russ. Published in Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Searching for a sense of purpose: The role of parents and effects on self-esteem among female adolescents by Meghan C.C. Blattner, Belle Liang, Terese Lund, and Renee Spencer. Published in the Journal of Adolescence.

Pretend Play, Coping, and Subjective Well-Being in Children: A Follow-up Study by Julie A. Fiorelli and Sandra W. Russ. Published in American Journal of Play.

 

The results of research studies sponsored by CRG have been presented at the following academic conferences:

  • Nam, J. S., Dhokai, G., Spencer, R., Liang, B., & Greenberg, E. (March, 2012) Performing well, feeling bad: A qualitative examination of high-performing adolescent girls' experiences of stress and coping. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Fiorelli, J. & Russ, S. (2011, August) Pretend Play, Coping, and Subjective Well-Being in Children: A Follow-up Study. Poster presented at American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Fiorelli, J. & Russ, S. (2011, March)  Assessment of Pretend Play: Londitudinal prediction of Coping and Well-Being. Poster presented at Society for Personality Assessment, Boston.
  • Dillon, J. & Russ, S. ( 2011, March) Validation of the Affect in Play Scale (APS) and Affect in Play Scale, Brief Rating Version (APS-BR). Poster presented at Society for Personality Assessment, Boston.
  • Dillon, J. & Russ, ( 2010, August) Relationships among play, creativity, and emotion regulation: A developmental perspective.   Poster presented at American Psychological Association, San Diego.
  • Dillon, J. & Russ, S. (2010, March) Enhancing the construct validity of the Affect in Play Scale, Brief Rating (APS-BR): Pretend play and creativity, emotion regulation, and executive functioning.    Paper presented at Society for Personality Assessment, San Jose.
  • Duax, J.M., Feeny, N.C., Damour, L.K., Goodman, L. (2009, April). Correlates of internalizing symptoms and self-esteem in middle school girls. Poster presented at the Biennial Society for Research in Child  Development Conference, Denver.

 

 
BOOKS
Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls' Development by Lyn Mikel Brown and Carol Gilligan