Janice Phung

Degree Program: 
Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Behavior
Cohort: 
2011-2012
Advisor: 
Dr. Wendy A. Goldberg
Dissertation Title: 
Mixed martial arts training as a means to improve social communication and executive functioning in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Interests: 
Cognitive and social emotional development in the family context for both neurotypical children and those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder; applied research with direct implications for improving well-being and functioning in children with ASD
Other information: 

Goldberg Family Lab website: http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/ucifamilylab/

Publications: 

  • Phung, J.N. & Goldberg, W. A. (2017). Poor sleep quality is associated with discordant peer relationships among adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 34, 10-18.
  • Lukowski, A.F., Phung, J. N., & Milojevich, H. M. (2015). Language facilitates event memory in early childhood: Child comprehension, adult-provided linguistic support and delayed recall at 16 months. Memory, 23, 848-863.
  • Phung, J. N., Milojevich, H. M., & Lukowski, A.F. (2014). Adult language use and infant comprehension of English: Associations with encoding and generalization across cues at 20 months. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 465-479.