Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Duffy, A., & Stuart, J. (2019). Let’s get physical: Recent research on relations of adolescent peer victimization with psychosomatic symptoms, sleep, and body weight. Invited review for Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Psychology. doi:1111/jabr.12162 In this review, our purpose was to draw from meta‐analyses and studies of peer victimization and physical health … More A new review summarizing the effects of victimization by peers in childhood and adolescence on physical health, sleep, and body weight
What an excellent new book edited by Sarah Coyne and Jamie Ostrov on the development of relational aggression. We so enjoyed contributing a chapter: Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Duffy, A., Ferguson, S., & Gardner, A. (2018) Relational aggression in romantic relationships. In S. M. Coyne & J. M. Ostrov (Eds.). The development of relational aggression (Chapter … More Relationships and aggressive behavior
Wow! It’s over. Three days and nights in Burleigh Heads spending concentrated time on our research directions and writing. There was also so much sharing, laughing, eating and drinking in front of gorgeous beach and views. Whew! Thanks Narelle, Samira, Alex, Kathy, Tanya, Juliane (JP), Julia (JR), and Kellie. We missed you at this dinner … More Zlab writing retreat April 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Julia Rudolph. She graduated last night, 11 Dec 2018, at the Gold Coast Griffith University ceremony! It was such a wonderful experience working with Julia to help her achieve this success. Looking forward to future collaborations, too.
Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck will be the opening keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Conference on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children to be held in Davis, California, USA. Her presentation is titled: PCIT, Child Welfare, and the Road Ahead. See: https://pcit.ucdavis.edu/training/events-and-conferences/
Victoria Hambour and Shawna Mastro Campbell are entering the 3-minute PhD thesis competition. Good luck! Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that challenges Higher Degree Research (HDR; i.e. PhD) candidates to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The 3MT is held at many universities across Australia, New Zealand and … More PhD 3-minute thesis competition entries!
Pictured, left to right: Sam Melching (Act for kids), Katrina Lines (Act for kids), Kaye Pickering (Act for kids), Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck (Griffith University), Dianne Shanley (Griffith University), Codi White (Griffith University) Today we celebrated all the successes of our collaborative Griffith University – James Cook University – Queensland Uni of Technology – Act for Kids … More Emmy Project focuses on teaching child protective behaviors: A collaboration of Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology, and Act for Kids
New paper from the Zlab and the Act for Kids Research project: White, C., Shanley, D., Zimmer-Gembeck, M. J., Walsh, K., & Hawkins, R. (2018). “Tell, tell, tell again”: The Prevalence and correlates of young children’s response to and disclosure of an in-vivo lure from a stranger. Child Abuse & Neglect, 82, 134-143. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.06.001. Despite … More What explains children’s responses to a lure from a stranger?
The International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development biennial conference and meetings were just held on the Gold Coast from 15-19 July 2018. The mission of ISSBD is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world. ISSBD currently has more than 1000 members … More ISSBD 2018 on the Gold Coast