Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention

2021: Journal Articles, Chapters, and Books

Malti, T., Galarneau, E., & Peplak, J. (2021). Moral development in adolescence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 31(4), 1097-1113. doi: 10.1111/jora.12639 →PDF


Malti, T., & Cheah, C.S.L. (Eds.) (2021). Specificity and commonality: Sociocultural generalizability in social-emotional development. Invited special section. Child Development, 92(6), e1085-e1185.


Speidel, R., Galarneau, E., Elsayed, D., Mahhouk, S., Filippelli, J., Colasante, T., & Malti, T. (2021). Refugee children’s social–emotional capacities: Links to mental health upon resettlement and buffering effects on pre-migratory adversity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(22), 12180. →PDF


Malti, T., & Cheah, C.S.L. (2021). Towards complementarity: Specificity and commonality in social-emotional development. Child Development, 92(6), e1085-e1094. →PDF


Jambon, M., Colasante, T., & Malti, T. (2021). A longitudinal investigation of the happy victimizer tendency in childhood: A matter of control or care? Developmental Psychology, 57(5), 689–701. →PDF


Acland, E.L., Jambon, M., & Malti, T. (2021). Children’s emotion recognition and aggression: A multi-cohort longitudinal study. Aggressive Behavior, 1-13. doi: 10.1002/ab.21989 →PDF


Malti, T. (2021). Kindness: A perspective from developmental psychology. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 18(5), 629-657. →PDF


Malti, T., Zhang, L., & Yavuz, M. H. (2021). Assessing social-emotional development: Reliability and validity of the Social-Emotional Responding Task SERT). Psychological Assessment, 33(6), 471–479. →PDF


Zhang, L., Ssewanyana, D., Martin, M.-C., Lye, S., Moran, G., Abubakar, A., Marfo, K., Marangu, J., Proulx, K., & Malti, T. (2021). Supporting child development through parenting interventions in low- to middle-income countries: An updated systematic review. Frontiers in Public Health, 9: 671988. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.671988 →PDF


Thornberg, R., Gini, G., Malti, T., & Galarneau, E. (2021). Personality factors, empathy, and moral disengagement in bullying. In P. K. Smith & J. O’Higgings Norman (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of bullying (pp. 415-432). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.


Peplak, J., & Malti, T. (2021). Toward generalized concern: The development of compassion and links to kind orientations. Journal of Adolescent Research. doi: 10.1177/07435584211007840/ →PDF


 Jambon, M., Colasante, T., Ngo, H., Dys, S.P., & Malti, T. (2021). Peer victimization and sympathy development in childhood: The moderating role of emotion regulation. Social Development, 30, 463-481. →PDF


Malti, T., Galarneau, E., Zhang, L., Myatt, E., & Yavuz, M.H. (2021). Prosocial development in refugee children. Journal of Refugee Studies, 34(4), 4242-4261. →PDF












University of Toronto Mississauga