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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 62, Issue 2 (2016)

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Positive Teacher Affect and Maternal Support Facilitate Adjustment After the Transition to First Grade
Noona Kiuru, Brett Laursen, Kaisa Aunola, Xia Zhang, Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, Esko Leskinen, Asko Tolvanen, and Jari-Erik Nurmi

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Examining the Simple View of Reading in a Transparent Orthography: A Longitudinal Study From Kindergarten to Grade 3
Minna Torppa, George K. Georgiou, Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, Pekka Niemi, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, and Jari-Erik Nurmi