November 25th, 2020
The book 'Lifehacks voor meiden met autisme: Handige tips voor dagelijkse problemen' is newly released! Edited by board members of the Female Autism Network of The Netherlands (FANN), Els Blijd-Hoogewys, Marleen Bezemer, and Audrey Mol, this book consists of multiple tips to navigate daily life for girls 8-18 years old with autism and their friends or family on prominent topics for this age such as puberty, sexuality, and gossiping. Carolien wrote two chapters for this new book on emotion regulation and friendship.
Click here to take a look, and also see an introduction here.
November 11th, 2020
Yung-Ting successfully defended her dissertation on November 11th on social information processing in deaf or hard of hearing children. In a live setting, with some opponents questioning the candidate online, Yung-Ting calmly and professionally debated with the different committee members, not only showing her knowledge and skills on the topic, but also impressing the committee with her thoughtful responses. It was a great opportunity that the defence was streamed online for Yung-Ting's family to also tune in from Taiwan. Congratulations Dr. Tsou with this wonderful achievement! Read more about her research here.
November 9th, 2020
On the 11th of November at 13:45, Yung-Ting will defend her PhD thesis entitled "Navigating the world of emotions; Social information processing in children with and without hearing loss". Within her PhD research, Yung-Ting used a variety of measures to unravel how children with and without hearing loss encode, interpret, and react to others’ emotions in a social context, and whether their responses are associated with psychosocial functioning. Click here to watch the live stream of her defense!
October 14th, 2020
How does preschoolers’ play style relate to their aggressive impulses? In Guida’s recent study, rough-and-tumble play (RTP) at home was related to more emotion dysregulation and aggression in preschoolers, and at school RTP was related to more physical aggression. Negative emotions displayed during father-child RTP was related to poorer emotion regulation and higher levels of aggression. Overall, RTP does not seem to improve emotion regulation for children. Click here for the paper published in Early Child Development and Care.
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