PhD Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1975
BA Psychology, University of Chicago, 1970
Major Areas of Interest
- Social and emotional development
- Cross cultural studies of emotional expression
- Cross cultural studies of parenting
- Development of facial expressions
Representative Sample of Publications
Camras, L. A., Sun, K., Li, Y., & Wright,
M. (2012). Do Chinese and American children’s interpretations of parenting
moderate links between perceived parenting and child adjustment? Parenting: Science and Practice, 12(4),
J., Oster, H., & Camras, L. A. (2012). Parental sensitivity to infant
distress: What do discrete negative
emotions have to do with it? Attachment and Human Development, 14:4,
Tan, T., Camras, L., Deng, H., Zhang, M. & Lu, Z.
(2012). Family Stress, parenting styles, and behavioral adjustment in
preschool-age adopted Chinese girls. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(1), 128-136.
Camras, L. A. (2011). Differentiation, dynamical integration, and
functional emotional development. Emotion
Review, 3(2), 138-146.
Tan, T. & Camras, L. (2011). Social skills of adopted Chinese girls at home
and in school: Parent and teacher
ratings. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1813-1821.
Camras, L. A. &
Shutter, J. (2010). Emotional facial
expressions in infancy. Emotion Review, 2(2), 120-129.
Association for Psychological Science, Fellow