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Robert Cohen, Ph.D.

Robert Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor, Director of Experimental Program (Behavioral Neuroscience); Co-Director of Child and Family Studies Experimental Program (Child and Family)

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rcohen@memphis.edu
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901.678.2579 (fax)
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Ph.D., Miami University
M.A., Miami University
B.A., University of Virginia

Research Interests
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Context and Development
  • Cultural Influences on Peer Relations
  • Sociometric Status
  • Friendship Relationships
  • Children’s Aggression
Recent Publications
  • Cohen, R., Hsueh, Y., Russell, K., & Ray, G. (2006). Beyond the individual:  A consideration of context for the development of aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior , 1 1, 341-351.
  • Cohen, R., Hsueh, Y., Hancock, M.H., Zhou, Z., & Floyd, R. (2006). Respect, liking, and children’s social competence in China and the United States. In D.W. Shwalb & B. J. Shwalb (Issue Eds.), New directions for child and adolescent development Number 114 : Respect and disrespect: Cultural and developmental origins (pp. 53-66). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Cohen, R., & Hsueh, Y. (in press). Robert A. Hinde’s hierarchy of social complexity: Integrating ethology and human social functioning. In J. Zhu & Y. Hsueh (Eds.), Early Childhood Education in Ecological Perspectives.