Parent-child relationships in context : an application of the person-process-context-time model to the development of low-income toddlers' social-emotional adjustment
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This dual manuscript dissertation addresses current empirical evidence and developmental theory that acknowledges the active role of the toddler in shaping ontogeny. As such, both studies utilized cross-lagged panel models to investigate the longitudinal, bidirectional associations among different features of the microsystem and the child, using repeated measures data from the Early Head Start and Evaluation Research Project (EHSREP; 1996-2010). In the first study, transactional relations between observed maternal supportiveness and child emotion regulation at age 14-, 24-, and 36-months were ...