Personal Relationships

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Grandparent - Grandchild Relationships

For whatever reason, intergenerational relationships such as those between grandparents and grandchildren remain relatively under-studied. These important and unique relationships deserve greater research attention and Dr. Boon and her students are among those seeking to understand them better (click here for publications).


Currently, we are investigating a topic on the "bleeding edge" of this area of research:

Whether and how the use of social networking (in particular, Facebook) affects grandparent-grandchild relationships in young adult samples.