About Merrill-Palmer Quarterly
This internationally acclaimed periodical features empirical and theoretical papers on child development and family-child relationships. A high-quality resource for researchers, writers, teachers, and practitioners, the journal contains up-to-date information on advances in developmental theories; research on infants, children, adolescents, and families; summaries and integrations of research; commentaries by experts; and reviews of important new books in development.
Current Issue: Volume 59, Issue 4 (2013)
Positive and Negative Emotions and Coping as Mediators of Mother-Child Attachment and Peer Relationships
Michelle M. Abraham and Kathryn A. Kerns
Dual Development of Conversational and Narrative Discourse: Mother and Child Interactions During Narrative Co-construction
Kimberly Reynolds Kelly and Alison L. Bailey
Birds of a Different Feather: How Do Cross-Ethnic Friends Flock Together?
Leslie Echols and Sandra Graham