Hidden in Plain Sight: Sibling Influences on Adolescents’ Health and Adjustment
September 14, 2021 at 9:00 am
The Utah State Psychology Department and Dr. Shawn Whiteman present Hidden in Plain Sight: Sibling Influences on Adolescents’ Health and Adjustment.
Broadly, Dr. Shawn Whiteman conducts research on the connections between family socialization processes and youth’s health and socioemotional adjustment. In this talk, he will discuss how siblings directly and indirectly act as sources of social influence and social comparison within families and how their family experiences foster similarities and differences in their relationship qualities, attributes, and health-related behaviors.
Dr. Shawn Whiteman is an Assocaite Dean for Research in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services and a profession in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. He has received awards for his research and teaching, including Utah State University’s Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Faculty Researcher of the Year as well as Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences Early Career Research Achievement Award. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense.
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