Texas Tech University

Andrea Parker

Andrea Parker

Graduate Assistant - Human Development and Family Studies

andrea.c.parker@ttu.edu
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Office: HS 269
Advisor: Dr. Michael McCarty

Research Focus

Self-regulation in preschoolers and the effects of parenting classes.

Publications

Behrens, K. Y., Kulkofsky, S., & Parker, A. C. (2014). Stability of maternal sensitivity across time and contexts with Q-Sort measures. Infant and Child Development, 23, 532-541.

Behrens, K. Y., Hart, S. L., & Parker, A. C. (2012). Maternal Sensitivity: Evidence of stability across time, contexts, and measurement instruments. Infant and Child Development, 21, 348-355.

Behrens, K. Y., Parker, A.C., & Haltigan, J. D. (2011). Maternal sensitivity assessed during the Strange Situation Procedure predicts child’s attachment quality and reunion behaviors. Infant Behavior & Development, 34, 378-381.

Presentations

Parker, A. C., McCarty, M. E., Cong, Z. (2014, May). Is emotion regulation a cognitive or an emotional process? Presented at the Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco, California. 

McCarty, M. E., Cong, Z., & Parker, A. C. (2014, March). Family Income and Early Cognition: A Closer Look. Presented at the Conference of the Society for Research in Human Development in Austin, Texas.

Harris, J. K., Thompson, L., Dunkerley, S. E., Parker, A. C., Henderson, J., Jackson, S., & Mulsow, M. (2013, November). Breastfeeding at work: Do community perceptions of breastfeeding matter? Presented at the National Council on Family Relations annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Jackson, S., Dunkerley, S. E., Harris, J. K., Parker, A. C., Thompson, L., Henderson, J. L., Johnson, T., & Mulsow, M. (2013, April). Lactation Support Facilities at a State University: Suggestions for Future Assessment and Implementations. Presented at the Texas Council on Family Relations annual meeting in Austin, Texas.

Parker, A. C., & Behrens, K. Y. (2012, June). Does a sensitive mother attune to her baby?: A systematic investigation of affect attunement. Presented at the biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Behrens, K. Y., Parker, A. C., & Haltigan, J. D. (2012, June). Maternal behavior during the strange situation procedure predicts child’s reunion behaviors and the quality of attachment. Presented at the biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Kulkofsky, S., Behrens, K. Y., & Parker, A. C. (2011, April). Child attachment behaviors in infancy predict mother-child reminiscing in early childhood.  Presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Behrens, K. Y., Hart, S. L., & Parker, A. C. (2011, April). Maternal sensitivity: Evidence of stability across time, contexts, and measurement instruments. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Links

LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrea-parker/107/869/869

Contact

Human Development and Family Studies