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Ruth Chao

Ruth Chao, PhD

Dr. Chao conducts research on developmental issues involving Asian immigrant youth. In particular, she is interested in the family socialization and parenting of Asian immigrants. Her current interests focus on the effects of parental control, warmth, and parental involvement in school on adolescents' school performance and behavioral adjustment. Her research also includes studies of the language acculturation of Asian immigrant families across time and its effects on adolescent adjustment.





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