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Jacqui Macdonald is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and a researcher with the Australian Temperament Project. She teaches into a number of undergraduate units.
Unit Chair HPS307/791 Personality (T3)
HPS302/782 Pathways Through Adulthood
HPS304 Social Psychology of Relationships
Supervision of honours and 4th year graduate diploma students
Co-supervision of PhD and doctoral students
- Intergenerational pathways of development.
- Developmental predictors of caregiving and the parent-infant bond.
- Autonomy development in adolescence.
- The development of fathers: Family history and individual factors that influence the experience of fathering and predict paternal behaviours.
- The role of temperament in family and peer relationships.
Jacqui's research draws largely from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) and the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study (VAHCS). Both are prospective intergenerational studies with ongoing recruitment of offspring of the original main cohorts.
Australian Research Council for Children and Youth (ARACY)
International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD)
Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)
Macdonald, J.A. Olsson, C.A., Phillips, L., O'Loughlin, C., & Patton, G. Generation to generation: Adolescent-parent relationships as predictors of the maternal-infant bond. Biennial meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, Canada, July 2012.
Macdonald, J.A. Olsson, C.A., Phillips, L., O'Loughlin, C., & Patton, G. Adolescent-parent relationships as predictors of caregiving in the next generation. Annual conference of the International Association of Relationship Research, Chicago, USA, July 2012.
Macdonald, J.A., Beauchamp, M.H., Crigan, J.A., & Anderson, P.J. The development and measurement of inhibition in early school aged children. International Neuropsychological Society, mid-year meeting, Helsinki, Finland, August 2009.