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Rona Carter

When They See Us: Interpersonal Experiences during the Pubertal Transition

Abstract: Pubertal development is a salient individual change for both the child experiencing it and the adults and peers in their immediate social environment.  In this talk, I will discuss how different aspects of puberty are related to shifts in interpersonal experiences during this developmental period. Specifically, how pubertal timing and tempo, seeing oneself as off-time, and the ways that adults and peers respond to pubertal growth contribute to changes in interpersonal relationships and experiences.


Thursday, February 20, 2020
4:15 p.m., Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library