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Kim Gale Dolgin is a professor of psychology at Ohio Wesleyan University.
She received her B.A., two M.A.'s and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
teaches courses in adolescent and child development as well as human sexuality.
research interests include parent-adolescent "friendship" in late adolescence, sibling relationships, children's understanding of emotional pain and the development of higher order, complex reasoning skills.
is co-author, together with Philip Rice, of the textbook The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture, now in its eleventh edition.
has received both of her
university's outstanding teaching awards.
is an avid, long-standing reader of both fantasy and science fiction and would have named her
children after Tolkien characters had her
husband permitted it.
Dealing with the adolescent can be rewarding, but it also can be quite exasperating, commiserated Kim Dolgin, professor of psychology at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, the presenter of "Resonating with Rebels: Establishing a Positive Relationship with the Adolescent Student.
reminded us that this is exactly how two-year-olds respond to music, and this kind of activity can be extremely helpful in rekindling the kinesthetic sense that often wanes as we get older, she
These activities also can inspire synergy rather than competition, which is exactly why fraternities and sororities engage in group bonding rituals, she
Health Behavior News Service - Mental Stress Doesnâ€™t Distract Young Drivers at the Wheel
The findings are counterintuitive and that makes them all the more interesting,â€ said Kim Dolgin, Ph.D., an adolescent psychologist at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Dolgin â€" who had no affiliation with the study â€" called the data analysis â€œsophisticated and appropriateâ€ and said that the large sample size strengthened the studyâ€™s findings.
also said that the time lag between when they measured participantsâ€™ mood states and the crash could skew results.
2005 National Conference Review "How I Spent (Some of) My February Vacation"
Dr. Kim Dolgin, a child psychologist and professor at Ohio Wesleyan University
gave the audience an overview of what
I was eager to hear more from Dr. Dolgin
and attended her
plenary session on how to handle difficult children.She
gave us some "tricks of the trade" on how to deal with students with a variety of issues.One area in which I appreciated some help was in dealing with the overly anxious child.These students, who often are perfectionists, are eager to please.Some of Dr. Dolgin's
hints were to use soft criticism in dealing with these students, as well as to give them plenty of structure and detailed feedback.She
told the audience to encourage an anxious child to compete with him- or herself, as the anxiety level escalates when he
is not in control of how others perform. Tension reducing exercises may also help these students to focus.Additionally, Dr. Dolgin
provided examples of how to skillfully direct children with such issues as ADD, ADHD, poor social skills, and inattentiveness.
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The findings are counterintuitive and that makes them all the more interesting," said Kim Dolgin, Ph.D., an adolescent psychologist at Ohio Wesleyan University.
- who had no affiliation with the study - called the data analysis "sophisticated and appropriate" and said that the large sample size strengthened the study's findings.
also said that the time lag between when they measured participants' mood states and the crash could skew results.
"Teen mood states are labile.
Teens can be pretty stressed this month and then feel fine next month.
So what we don't know from this study is, 'If I am depressed and anxious right now, am I more likely to be in a car accident?' That's an unfortunate limitation," Dolgin