Angelina M. DeCapua ’20
Major: Psychology and Mathematics
Samantha R. Leavey ’22
Brooke D. Vitulli ’22
Major: Psychology Elise W. Rogers ’20 Major: Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Kelly A. Warmuth, Psychology
Undergraduates may be more likely to mediate interparental conflict when perceived as destructive, rather than constructive. Participants were 161 undergraduates who listened to six audio clips of disagreements and reported their perceptions as if those disagreements occurred in their families. Key findings suggest that undergraduates were more likely to mediate conflicts as perceived intensity and negativity increased, but not as resolution decreased. These findings emphasize the effects of destructive interparental conflicts on undergraduates’ security.
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