Published research

Kaniušonytė, G., Žukauskienė, R., Bakaitytė, A., & Laursen, B. (2022). Perceived maternal disapproval of friends: How mothers shape and respond to child and friend adjustment problems. Frontiers in Psychology. 13:1015506. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.1015506

Katulis, G., Kaniušonytė, G., & Laursen, B. (2023). Positive classroom climate buffers against increases in loneliness arising from shyness, rejection sensitivity and emotional reactivity. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 14:1081989. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1081989

Faur, S., Leggett-James, M.P., Kaniušonytė, G., Žukauskienė, R., & Laursen, B. (2023). Perceptions of Relationship Quality that Predict Friendship Dissolution During Childhood and Adolescence: Social Support Matters More than Negativity. Developmental Psychology (submitted).

Kaniušonytė, G., & Laursen, B. (2023) Maternal Disapproval of Friends in Response to Child Conduct Problems Damages the Peer Status of Pre- and Early Adolescents. Psychological Science (submitted).

Leggett-James, M.P., Faur, S., Kaniušonytė, G., Žukauskienė, R., Laursen, B. (2023). The perils of not being attractive or athletic: pathways to adolescent adjustment difficulties through escalating unpopularity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 52, 2231–2242.

DeLay, D., Kaniušonytė, G., Žukauskienė, R. The Social Dynamics of Fun: Can Fun Youth Bring Peers Together and Positively Influence Their Friends? Journal of Youth and Adolescence (submitted).

Katulis, G., Kaniušonytė, G., Laursen, B. Extending the Healthy Context Paradox to Nonintervention Settings: Escalating Problem Behaviors Among Victimized Social Misfits. School Psychology (submitted).