Parents’ Perceptions of Their Children’s Parasocial Relationships: The Recontact Study

  title={Parents’ Perceptions of Their Children’s Parasocial Relationships: The Recontact Study},
  author={Naomi Ruth Aguiar and Melissa N. Richards and Bradley J. Bond and Kaitlin L. Brunick and Sandra L. Calvert},
  journal={Imagination, Cognition and Personality},
  pages={221 - 249}
Parent report measures indicate that young children’s parasocial relationships (PSRs) are multidimensional constructs consisting of dimensions such as social realism, attachment and character personification, and human-like needs. However, little is known about how parent perceptions of these dimensions evolve as children mature and form new PSRs. In this 3-year follow-up study, parents (N = 156) from two previous studies were recontacted, and they provided updated information about their… 

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