Writers: Dr Louise Keown

Dr Louise Keown

Dr Louise Keown is a developmental psychologist and Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, University of Auckland. She undertakes research on parenting and children's development. Her latest study was on the influence of fathers on boys' behavioural development from early to middle childhood. Dr Keown is also a member of the Triple P Research Group at the University of Auckland, who evaluate the Triple P - Positive Parenting Program within a New Zealand context and as part of an international research network.

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