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Psychology D-index 46 Citations 8,945 202 World Ranking 4518 National Ranking 2592

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Developmental psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Psychotherapist

Karen L. Fingerman mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Social relation, Social support, Interpersonal relationship and Young adult. Karen L. Fingerman carries out multidisciplinary research, doing studies in Developmental psychology and Daughter. Her research integrates issues of Interpersonal communication, Cross-sectional study, Personality development and Ambivalence in her study of Social relation.

Her Social support research integrates issues from Parental support, Demography and Aging parents. The Aging parents study which covers Longitudinal study that intersects with Middle-aged adult. Her work deals with themes such as Developmental research, Gerontology and Younger adults, which intersect with Interpersonal relationship.

Her most cited work include:

  • Age differences in exposure and reactions to interpersonal tensions: a daily diary study. (266 citations)
  • Giving to the Good and the Needy: Parental Support of Grown Children (234 citations)
  • The best of ties, the worst of ties: Close, problematic, and ambivalent social relationships (232 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Karen L. Fingerman mainly investigates Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Social support, Young adult and Aging parents. Her Developmental psychology research includes elements of Social relation, Interpersonal relationship, Multilevel model and Ambivalence. Her Social relation study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Interpersonal communication and Personality.

Her work on Feeling is typically connected to Closeness as part of general Social psychology study, connecting several disciplines of science. Her research investigates the connection between Social support and topics such as Clinical psychology that intersect with problems in Well-being. Her research in Young adult intersects with topics in Parental support and Demography.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (69.74%)
  • Social psychology (20.51%)
  • Social support (18.46%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (69.74%)
  • Clinical psychology (12.82%)
  • Aging parents (13.33%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Developmental psychology, Clinical psychology, Aging parents, Mood and Well-being. Her Developmental psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Interpersonal communication and Middle-aged adult. In general Clinical psychology study, her work on Negative mood often relates to the realm of Quality and Living room, thereby connecting several areas of interest.

Her Aging parents study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Sleep in non-human animals, Worry and Emotional support. Her Mood study combines topics in areas such as Empathy, Multilevel model and Ambivalence. Her research integrates issues of Young adult and Anxiety in her study of Well-being.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Applying Within-Family Differences Approaches to Enhance Understanding of the Complexity of Intergenerational Relations (19 citations)
  • When Going Digital Becomes a Necessity: Ensuring Older Adults' Needs for Information, Services, and Social Inclusion During COVID-19. (16 citations)
  • Variety Is the Spice of Late Life: Social Integration and Daily Activity (16 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Psychotherapist

Karen L. Fingerman mainly focuses on Developmental psychology, Well-being, Aging parents, Interpersonal communication and Clinical psychology. Karen L. Fingerman combines subjects such as Interpersonal relationship, Multilevel model, Emotional support and Mood with her study of Developmental psychology. As a member of one scientific family, she mostly works in the field of Interpersonal relationship, focusing on Grandparent and, on occasion, Affection and Social support.

She focuses mostly in the field of Aging parents, narrowing it down to topics relating to Middle-aged adult and, in certain cases, Activities of daily living. Karen L. Fingerman combines topics linked to Social relation with her work on Interpersonal communication. Her Clinical psychology research focuses on subjects like Anxiety, which are linked to Rumination and Negative relationship.

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Best Publications

Age differences in exposure and reactions to interpersonal tensions: a daily diary study.

Kira S. Birditt;Karen L. Fingerman;David M. Almeida.
Psychology and Aging (2005)

537 Citations

The best of ties, the worst of ties: Close, problematic, and ambivalent social relationships

Karen L. Fingerman;Elizabeth L. Hay;Kira S. Birditt.
Journal of Marriage and Family (2004)

431 Citations

Giving to the Good and the Needy: Parental Support of Grown Children

Karen L Fingerman;Laura Miller;Kira Birditt;Steven Zarit.
Journal of Marriage and Family (2009)

413 Citations

Age and Gender Differences in Adults' Descriptions of Emotional Reactions to Interpersonal Problems

Kira S. Birditt;Karen L. Fingerman.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2003)

371 Citations

Helicopter Parents and Landing Pad Kids: Intense Parental Support of Grown Children

Karen L. Fingerman;Yen Pi Cheng;Eric D. Wesselmann;Steven Zarit.
Journal of Marriage and Family (2012)

361 Citations

Better with age: Social relationships across adulthood

Gloria Luong;Susan T. Charles;Karen L. Fingerman.
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (2011)

344 Citations

Do We Get Better at Picking Our Battles? Age Group Differences in Descriptions of Behavioral Reactions to Interpersonal Tensions

Kira S. Birditt;Karen L. Fingerman.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2005)

334 Citations

Ambivalent Relationship Qualities Between Adults and Their Parents: Implications for the Well-Being of Both Parties

Karen L. Fingerman;Lindsay Pitzer;Eva S. Lefkowitz;Kira S. Birditt.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2008)

275 Citations

Aging mothers and their adult daughters : a study in mixed emotions

Karen L. Fingerman.
(2001)

266 Citations

Who Gets What and Why? Help Middle-Aged Adults Provide to Parents and Grown Children

Karen L. Fingerman;Lindsay M. Pitzer;Wai Chan;Kira Birditt.
Journals of Gerontology Series B-psychological Sciences and Social Sciences (2011)

242 Citations

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