1991 …2019
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Research Interests

The central question guiding Dr. Pomerantz's research is that of how to facilitate children's motivation and achievement in school. Dr. Pomerantz's research group focuses primarily on the role of parents, with a current study on how to support parents in optimizing children's learning in the area of math. A key theme of Dr. Pomerantz's research is understanding how the cultural context in which children and parents reside shapes children's motivation and achievement; to date, the focus has been on the United States and China.

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., New York University

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences
  • L Education

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Research Output 1991 2019

The relation between parents' involvement in children's schooling and children's adjustment: A meta-analysis

Barger, M. M., Kim, E. M., Kuncel, N. R. & Pomerantz, E. M., Sep 2019, In : Psychological bulletin. 145, 9, p. 855-890 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Meta-Analysis
Parents
Motivation
Social Class

The Role of Mothers' Child-Based Worth in Their Affective Responses to Children's Performance

Ng, F. F. Y., Pomerantz, E. M., Lam, S. F. & Deng, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Child development. 90, 1, p. e165-e181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
performance
Hostility
Interviews
interview

Why does parents’ involvement in youth's learning vary across elementary, middle, and high school?

Wei, J., Pomerantz, E. M., Ng, F. F. Y., Yu, Y., Wang, M. & Wang, Q., Jan 2019, In : Contemporary Educational Psychology. 56, p. 262-274 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents
Parents
Learning
school
learning

Characteristics of likability, perceived popularity, and admiration in the early adolescent peer system in the United States and China

Zhang, X., Pomerantz, E. M., Qin, L., Logis, H., Ryan, A. M. & Wang, M., Aug 2018, In : Developmental psychology. 54, 8, p. 1568-1581 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

popularity
social status
China
adolescent
Cultural Characteristics

Countering Youth's Negative Stereotypes of Teens Fosters Constructive Behavior

Qu, Y., Pomerantz, E. M. & Wu, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Child Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stereotype
adolescence
Risk-Taking
Research