Children and Media

Sundqvist, A., Koch, F., Birberg Thornberg, U., Barr, R., & Heimann, M., (2021). Growing Up in a Digital World – Digital media and the association with the child’s language development at two years of age. Frontiers, 12, 443.

Coyne, S. M., Rogers, A., Shawcroft, J., Reschke, P., Barr, R., Davis, E. J., Holmgren, H. G., & Domoff, S. (2022). Meltdowns and media: Moment-to-moment fluctuations in young children’s media use transitions and the role of children’s mood states. Computers in Human Behavior, 136, 107360.

Konrad, C., Hillmann, M., Rispler, J., Niehaus, L., Neuhoff, L. & Barr, R. (2021)  Quality of Mother-Child Interaction Before, During, and After Smartphone Use. Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Bellagamba, F., Presaghi, F., Di Marco, M., D’Abundo, E., Blanchfield, O. & Barr, R. (2021). How Infant and Toddlers’ Media Use Is Related to Sleeping Habits in Everyday Life in Italy, Frontiers in Psychology, 12.

Elisabeth McClure, Yulia Chentsova-Dutton, Steven Holochwost, W. Gerrod Parrott, Rachel Barr (2020). Infant emotional engagement in
face-to-face and video chat interactions with their mothers. Enfance 2020/3 (No 3), p. 353-374.

Barr, R., Blanchfield, O., McClure, E., Roche, E., Zosh, J.M., Strouse, G.A., Troseth, G.L., Myers, L.J. (2020). Virtual Family Time: How Families Connect via Video Chat. Zero to Three, p. 21-29.

Konrad, C., Berger-Hanke, M., Hassel, G., Barr, R. (2021). Does texting interrupt imitation learning in 19-month-old infants? Infant Behavior and Development, 62.

Zoomers and Boomers: Grandparenting in the Digital Age

Strouse, G.A., McClure, E., Myers, L.J., Zosh, J.M., Troseth, G.L., Blanchfield, O., Roche, E., Malik, S., Barr, R. (2021). Zooming through development: Using video chat to support family connections. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 1-20.

Roche, E., Rocha‐Hidalgo, J., Piper, D., Strouse, G. A., Neely, L. I., Ryu, J., Myers, L. J., McClure, E., Troseth, G. L., Zosh, J. M., & Barr, R. (2022). Presence at a distance: Video chat supports intergenerational sensitivity and positive infant affect during COVID‐19. Infancy27(6), 1008–1031.

McClure, E., Chentsova- Dutton, Y., Barr, R., Holochwost, S., Parrott, G. (2016). “Facetime doesn’t count”: Video chat an exception to media restrictions for infants and toddlers. International Journal of Child- Computer Interaction, 6, 1-6.

Magnet Study: Learning from Touchscreens and Video

Learmonth, A.E., Lui, M., Barr, R., Gerhardstein, P. (2019). Comparison of Imitation From Screens Between Typically Developing Preschoolers and Preschoolers With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 18(2), 108-130.

Just Beginning

Barr R., Morin, M., Brito N., Richeda, B., Rodriguez J., & Shauffer C. (2013). Delivering services to incarcerated teen fathers: A pilot intervention to increase the quality of father-infant interactions during visitation. Psychological Services, 11(1), 10-21.

Memory Flexibility

Barr, R., Rusnak, S.N., Brito, N.H., Nugent, C. (2020). Actions speak louder than words: Differences in memory flexibility between monolingual and bilingual 18-month-olds. Developmental Science, 23.

Barr, R., Brito, N., & Grenell, A. (2014). Specificity of the bilingual advantage for memory: examining cued recall, generalization, and working memory in monolingual, bilingual, and trilingual toddlers. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-12. 

Brito, N., & Barr, R. (2012). Influence of bilingualism on memory generalization during infancy.Developmental Science, 15, 812-816. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.1184.x.

Eye Tracking

Byers-Heinlein, K., Tsui, R.K-Y., van Renswoude, D., et al. (2020). The development of gaze following in monolingual and bilingual infants: A multi-laboratory study. Infancy, 26, 4-38.