Parent-offspring transaction: Mechanisms and the value of within family designs.

@article{Jenkins2016ParentoffspringTM,
  title={Parent-offspring transaction: Mechanisms and the value of within family designs.},
  author={Jennifer M. Jenkins and Patrick O McGowan and Ariel Knafo},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={77},
  pages={53-61}
}
This article is part of a Special Issue "Parental Care". Parenting is best understood as a transactional process between parents and their offspring. Each responds to cues in the other, adapting their own behavior to that of their partner. One of the goals of parenting research in the past twenty years has been to untangle reciprocal processes between parents and children in order to specify what comes from the child (child effects) and what comes from the parent (parent effects). Child effects… CONTINUE READING