Ph.D., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1956
Teaching & Research Interests
- Emotional, social and personality development
- The development, measurement, and training of empathy
- Parental stress
- Child advocacy
- Child abuse and social policy
- Children’s ethnic tolerance
Big world, Small screen: The role of television in American Society (with others). University of Nebraska Press, 1992.
The construct of empathy and the phenomenon of physical maltreatment of children. In D.ÊCicchetti and V. Carlson (Eds.), Child maltreatment: Theory and research on the causes and consequences of child abuse and neglect (pp. 349-373). Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Affective processes and academic achievement (with S. Feshbach). Child Development, 58, 1335-1347, 1987.
Empathy, empathy training and the regulation of aggression in elementary school children. In R.ÊM. Kaplan, V. J. Konecni, and R. Novoco (Eds.), Aggression in children and youth (pp. 192-208). The Hague, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1984.