Janice Phung

Degree Program: 
Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Behavior
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
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/


  • 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.