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 68, Issue 2 (2022)



Gender Typicality, Pressure to Conform to Gender Norms, and Body Esteem in 6- to 9-Year-Old Girls
Sarah Savoy, Flóra Faragó, Neusha Khaleghi, Emily A. Sanchez, Abigail DeGuenther, and Jasmine N. Thompson