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Journal Articles

  1. McDonald, KL; Asher, SR (2018). Pacifists and Revenge-Seekers in Response to Unambiguous Peer Provocation.. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47(9), 1907-1925. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Rose, AJ; Asher, SR (2017). The Social Tasks of Friendship: Do Boys and Girls Excel in Different Tasks?. Child Development Perspectives, 11(1), 3-8. [doi]
  3. Vanhalst, J; Soenens, B; Luyckx, K; Van Petegem, S; Weeks, MS; Asher, SR (2015). Why do the lonely stay lonely? Chronically lonely adolescents' attributions and emotions in situations of social inclusion and exclusion.. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109(5), 932-948. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Mcdonald, KL; Asher, SR (2013). College students' revenge goals across friend, romantic partner, and roommate contexts: The role of interpretations and emotions. Social Development (Oxford, England), 22(3), 499-521. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Rose, AJ; Schwartz-Mette, RA; Smith, RL; Asher, SR; Swenson, LP; Carlson, W; Waller, EM (2012). How girls and boys expect disclosure about problems will make them feel: implications for friendships.. Child Development, 83(3), 844-863. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Simon, TR; Ikeda, RM; Smith, EP; Reese, LE; Rabiner, DL; Miller, S; Winn, D-M; Dodge, KA; Asher, SR; Horne, AM; Orpinas, P; Martin, R; Quinn, WH; Tolan, PH; Gorman-Smith, D; Henry, DB; Gay, FN; Schoeny, M; Farrell, AD; Meyer, AL; Sullivan, TN; Allison, KW; Proj, MVP (2012). Mediators of Effects of a Selective Family-Focused Violence Prevention Approach for Middle School Students. Prevention Science : the Official Journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 13(1), 1-14. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. MacEvoy, JP; Asher, SR (2012). When friends disappoint: Boys’ and girls’ responses to transgressions of friendship expectations. Child Development, 83(1), 104-119. [doi]  [abs]
  8. MacEvoy, JP; Weeks, MS; Asher, SR (2011). Loneliness. Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Encyclopedia of adolescence,, 2, 178-187. [doi]  [abs]
  9. Multisite Violence Prevention Project, (2009). The ecological effects of universal and selective violence prevention programs for middle school students: a randomized trial.. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(3), 526-542. (Member of corporate author group). [doi]  [abs]
  10. Multisite Violence Prevention Project, (2008). The multisite violence prevention project: impact of a universal school-based violence prevention program on social-cognitive outcomes.. Prevention Science : the Official Journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 9(4), 231-244. (Member of corporate author group). [doi]  [abs]
  11. Troop Gordon, W; Asher, SR (2005). Modifications in children's goals when encountering obstacles to conflict resolution. Child Development, 76(3), 568-582. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Guerra, VS; Asher, SR; DeRosier, ME (2004). Effect of children's perceived rejection on physical aggression.. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32(5), 551-563. [15500033], [doi]  [abs]
  13. Ikeda, RM; Simon, TR; Smith, EP; Reese, LRE; Rabiner, DL; Miller-Johnson, S; Winn, DM; Asher, SR; Dodge, KA; Horne, AM; Orpinas, P; Quinn, WH; Huberty, CJ; Tolan, PH; Gorman-Smith, D; Henry, DB; Gay, FN; Farrell, AD; Meyer, AL; Sullivan, TN; Allison, KW (2004). The multisite violence prevention project - Background and overview. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26(1), 3-11. (Member of corporate author group). [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  14. Ikeda, RM; Simon, TR; Smith, EP; Reese, LRE; Rabiner, DL; Miller-Johnson, S; Winn, DM; Asher, SR; Dodge, KA; Horne, AM; Orpinas, P; Quinn, WH; Huberty, CJ; Tolan, PH; Gorman-Smith, D; Henry, DB; Gay, FN; Farrell, AD; Meyer, AL; Sullivan, TN; Allison, KW; Proj, MVP (2004). Lessons learned in the Multisite Violence Prevention Project Collaboration - Big questions require large efforts. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26(1), 62-71. (Member of corporate author group). [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  15. Rose, AJ; Asher, SR (2004). Children's strategies and goals in response to help-giving and help-seeking tasks within a friendship. Child Development, 75(3), 749-763. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Smith, EP; Gorman-Smith, D; Quinn, WH; Rabiner, DL; Tolan, PH; Winn, D-M (2004). Community-based multiple family groups to prevent and reduce violent and aggressive behavior: The GREAT Families Program. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26(1 SUPPL.), 39-47. (Member of corporate author group). [doi]  [abs]
  17. Orpinas, ; P, ; Horne, ; M, A; Dodge, TMVPPKA; member, (2004). A teacher-focused approach to prevent and reduce students' aggressive behavior: The GREAT Teacher Program. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 29-38. (Member of corporate author group).
  18. Meyer, ; L, A; Allison, ; W, K; Reese, ; E, L; Gay, ; N, F; Dodge, TMVPPKA; member, (2004). Choosing to be violence free in middle school: The student component of the GREAT Schools and Families Universal Program.. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 20-28. (Member of corporate author group).
  19. Henry, ; B, D; Farrell, ; D, A; Project, MVP (2004). The study designed by a committee: Design of the MVPP. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 12-19. (Member of corporate author group).
  20. Miller-Johnson, ; S, ; Sullivan, ; T, ; Simon, ; T, ; Project, M-SVP (2004). Evaluation of a multisite violence prevention study: Measures, procedures and baseline data. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 26, 48-61. (Member of corporate author group).
  21. Asher, SR; Paquette, JA (2003). Loneliness and Peer Relations in Childhood. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12(3), 75-78. (Reprinted in two volumes). [doi]  [abs]
  22. Erdley, CA; Asher, SR (1999). A social goals perspective on children's social competence. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 7(3), 156-167.  [abs]
  23. Asher, SR; Gazelle, H (1999). Loneliness, peer relations, and language disorder in childhood. Topics in Language Disorders, 19(2), 16-33.  [abs]
  24. Rose, AJ; Asher, SR (1999). Children's goals and strategies in response to conflicts within a friendship. Developmental Psychology, 35(1), 69-79. [doi]  [abs]
  25. Asher, SR; Gazelle, H (1999). Loneliness, Peer Relations, and Language Disorder in Childhood. Topics in Language Disorders, 19(2), 16-33.  [abs]
  26. Erdley, CA; Asher, SR (1998). Linkages between children's beliefs about the legitimacy of aggression and their behavior. Social Development, 7(3), 321-329.  [abs]
  27. Erdley, CA; Asher, SR (1998). Linkages between children's beliefs about the legitimacy of aggression and their behavior. Social Development, 7(3), 319-339.  [abs]
  28. Hopmeyer, A; Asher, SR (1997). Children's responses to peer conflicts involving a rights infraction. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(2), 235-254.  [abs]
  29. Erdley, CA; Asher, SR (1996). Children's social goals and self-efficacy perceptions as influences on their responses to ambiguous provocation.. Child Development, 67(4), 1329-1344. [doi]  [abs]
  30. Chung, T; Asher, SR (1996). Children's goals and strategies in peer conflict situations. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 42(1), 125-147.  [abs]
  31. Wentzel, K; Asher, SR (1995). The academic lives of neglected, rejected, popular, and controversial children. Child Development, 66(3), 754-763.  [abs]
  32. Parker, JG; Asher, SR (1993). Friendship and friendship quality in middle childhood: Links with peer group acceptance and feelings of loneliness and social dissatisfaction.. Developmental Psychology, 29(4), 611-621. (reprinted in two volumes). [doi]  [abs]
  33. Cassidy, J; Asher, SR (1992). Loneliness and peer relations in young children.. Child Development, 63(2), 350-365. [doi]  [abs]
  34. Williams, GA; Asher, SR (1992). Assessment of loneliness at school among children with mild mental retardation. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 96(4), 373-385.  [abs]
  35. Parkhurst, JT; Asher, SR (1992). Peer rejection in middle school: Subgroup differences in behavior, loneliness, and interpersonal concerns. Developmental Psychology, 28(2), 231-241.  [abs]
  36. Asher, SR; Parkhurst, JT; Hymel, S; Williams, GA (1990). Peer rejection and loneliness in childhood. Peer rejection in childhood, 253-273.
  37. Parker, JG; Asher, SR (1987). Peer relations and later personal adjustment: are low-accepted children at risk?. Psychological Bulletin, 102(3), 357-389. (reprinted in two volumes including a Chinese translation).  [abs]
  38. Asher, S.R. & Williams, G.A. (1987). Helping children without friends in home and school contexts. Children's social development: Information for teachers and parents. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 283 625).
  39. Taylor, AR; Asher, SR; Williams, GA (1987). The social adaptation of mainstreamed mildly retarded children. Child Development, 58(5), 1321-1334.  [abs]
  40. Asher, SR; Dodge, KA (1986). Identifying Children Who Are Rejected by Their Peers. Developmental Psychology, 22(4), 444-449. [doi]  [abs]
  41. Asher, SR; Hymel, S (1986). Coaching in social skills for children who lack friends in school. Social Work in Education, 8, 205-218.
  42. Bursuck, WD; Asher, SR (1986). The relationship between social competence and achievement in elementary school children. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 15, 41-49.
  43. Asher, SR; Wheeler, VA (1985). Children's loneliness: a comparison of rejected and neglected peer status.. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 53(4), 500-505. [doi]  [abs]
  44. Renshaw, PD; Asher, SR (1985). The study of children's goals: A reply to Gresham's commentary. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 31, 105-109.
  45. Ladd, GW; Asher, SR (1985). Social skill training and children's peer relations. Handbook of social skills training and research, 219-244.
  46. Markell, RA; Asher, SR (1984). Children's interactions in dyads: Interpersonal influence and sociometric status. Child Development, 55, 1412-1424.
  47. Asher, SR; Hymel, S; Renshaw, PD (1984). Loneliness in children. Child Development, 55, 1456-1464.
  48. Wigfield, A; Asher, SR (1984). Social and motivational influences on reading achievement. Handbook of reading research, 423-452.
  49. Asher, SR (1983). Social competence and peer status: Recent advances and future directions. Child Development, 54, 1427-1434.
  50. Renshaw, PD; Asher, SR (1983). Children's goals and strategies for social interaction. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 29, 353-374.
  51. Asher, SR; Taylor, AR (1983). Social skill training with children: Evaluating processes and outcomes. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 8(3), 237-245.
  52. Asher, SR; Markell, RA; Hymel, S (1981). Identifying children at risk in peer relations: A critique of the rate-of-interaction approach to assessment. Child Development, 52, 1239-1245.
  53. Asher, SR; Wigfield, A (1981). Influence of comparison training on children's referential communication. Journal of Educational Psychology, 73(2), 232-241. [doi]  [abs]
  54. Asher, SR; Taylor, AR (1981). Social outcomes of mainstreaming: Sociometric assessment and beyond. Exceptional Education Quarterly, 1(4), 13-30. (reprinted in one volume).
  55. Asher, SR; Renshaw, PD (1981). Children without friends: Social knowledge and social skill training. The development of children's friendships, 273-296.
  56. Asher, SR; Renshaw, PD; Geraci, RL (1980). Children's friendships and social competence. International Journal of Psycholinguistics, 7, 27-39.
  57. Singleton, LC; Asher, SR (1979). Racial integration and children's peer preferences: An investigation of developmental and cohort differences. Child Development, 50, 936-941.
  58. Asher, SR (1979). Influence of topic interest on black children's and white children's reading comprehension. Child Development, 50, 686-690.
  59. Asher, SR; Singleton, LC; Tinsley, BR; Hymel, S (1979). A reliable sociometric measure for preschool children. Developmental Psychology, 15, 443-444.
  60. Zahavi, S; Asher, SR (1978). The effect of verbal instructions on preschool children's aggressive behavior. Journal of School Psychology, 16(2), 146-153. [doi]  [abs]
  61. Asher, SR; Hymel, S; Wigfield, A (1978). Influence of topic interest on children's reading comprehension. Journal of Reading Behavior, 10, 35-47.
  62. Asher, SR; Singleton, LC (1978). Cross-race acceptance in integrated schools. Integrateducation, 16(6), 17-20. [doi]
  63. Zahavi, S; Asher, SR (1978). The effect of verbal instructions on preschool children's aggressive behavior. Journal of School Psychology, 16(2), 146-153. [doi]  [abs]
  64. Asher, SR (1978). Children's peer relations. Social and personality development, 91-113.
  65. Singleton, LC; Asher, SR (1977). Peer preferences and social interaction among third-grade children in an integrated school district. Journal of Educational Psychology, 69(4), 330-336. [doi]  [abs]
  66. Oden, S; Asher, SR (1977). Coaching children in social skills for friendship making. Child Development, 48, 495-506.
  67. Asher, SR; Oden, SL (1976). Children's failure to communicate: An assessment of comparison and egocentrism explanations. Developmental Psychology, 12(2), 132-139. [doi]  [abs]
  68. Asher, SR (1976). Children's ability to appraise their own versus another person's communication performance. Developmental Psychology, 12(1), 24-32. [doi]  [abs]
  69. Asher, SR; Parke, RD (1975). The influence of sampling and comparison processes on the development of communication effectiveness. Journal of Educational Psychology, 67(1), 64-75. [doi]  [abs]
  70. Asher, SR; Markell, RA (1974). Sex differences in comprehension of high- and low-interest reading material. Journal of Educational Psychology, 66(5), 680-687. [doi]  [abs]
  71. Asher, SR; Gottman, JM (1973). Sex of teacher and student reading achievement. Journal of Educational Psychology, 65(2), 168-171. [doi]  [abs]
  72. Asher, SR; Allen, VL (1969). Racial preference and social comparison processes. Journal of Social Issues, 25(1), 157-166. (reprinted in four volumes).

Books

  1. Asher, S.R. & Coie, J. D., Eds (1990). Peer rejection in childhood.. Cambridge University Press.  (translated into Japanese, 1996.)  [abs]
  2. Asher, S.R. & Gottman, J.M. (1981). The development of children's friendships.. Cambridge University Press.  (Named as an outstanding book in the behavioral and social sciences by Choice, May, 1982.)  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Asher, SR; Weeks, MS "Loneliness and belongingness in the college years." Wiley-Blackwell handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social isolation, social withdrawal, and being alone. Ed. Coplan, RJ; Bowker, JC WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014: 283-301.
  2. Asher, SR; Guerry, W; McDonald, KL "Children as friends." The SAGE handbook of child research. Ed. Melton, GB; Ben-Arieh, A; Cashmore, J; Goodman, GS; Worley, NK Sage, 2014: 169-194.
  3. Weeks, MS; Asher, SR "Loneliness in childhood: toward the next generation of assessment and research.." Advances in Child Development and Behavior. Ed. Benson, JB Academic Press, 2012: 1-39. [22675902], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Asher, SR; McDonald, KL "Children’s friendships." International encyclopedia of education. Ed. McGraw, B; Peterson, PL; Baker, E 3rd EditionElsevier, 2010: 564-569.
  5. MacEvoy, JP; Asher, SR "Loneliness, children." Encyclopedia of human relationships. Ed. Reis, HT; Sprecher, S Sage, 2009: 990-993.
  6. Asher, SR; McDonald, KL "The behavioral basis of acceptance, rejection, and perceived popularity." The handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups. Ed. Rubin, KH; Bukowski, W; Laursen, B Gilford, 2009: 232-248.
  7. Asher, S.R., MacEvoy, J.P., & McDonald, K.L. "Children's peer relations, social competence, and school adjustment: A social tasks and social goals perspectives.." Advances in Achievement and Motivation, Vol. 15: Social psychological perspectives. Ed. M.L. Maehr, S. Karabenick, & T. Urdan Bingley, UK: Emerald, 2008: 357-390.
  8. Asher, SR; MacEvoy, JP; McDonald, KL "Children’s peer relations, social competence, and school adjustment: A social tasks and social goals perspective." Advances in achievement and motivation. Ed. Maehr, ML; Karabenick, S; Urdan, T Emerald, 2008: 357-390.
  9. Asher, S.R., Rose, A.J. & Gabriel, S.W. "Peer rejection in everyday life." Interpersonal rejection. Ed. M. Leary New York: Oxford University Press, 2001: 105-142.
  10. Asher, SR; Rose, AJ; Gabriel, SW "Peer rejection in everyday life." Interpersonal Rejection. Ed. Leary, MR Oxford University Press, 2001: 105-142. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Rudolph, KD; Asher, SR "Adaptation and maladaptation in the peer system." Handbook of developmental psychopathology. Ed. Sameroff, AJ; Lewis, M; Miller, SM 2nd Ed.Plenum Press, 2000: 157-175.
  12. Asher, SR; Rose, AJ "Children's friendships." Close relationships: A sourcebook. Ed. Hendrick, C; Hendrick, SS Sage, 2000: 47-57.
  13. Parker, JG; Saxon, JL; Asher, SR; Kovacs, DM "Dimensions of children's friendship adjustment: Implications for understanding loneliness." Loneliness in childhood and adolescence. Ed. Rotenberg, KJ; Hymel, S Cambridge University Press, 1999: 201-221.
  14. Troop, WP; Asher, SR "Teaching peer relationship competence in schools." Teaching in American schools. Ed. Stevens, RJ Merrill, 1999: 141-171.
  15. Asher, SR; Hopmeyer, A "Loneliness in childhood." Children’s needs II: Development, problems and alternatives. Ed. Bear, GG; Minke, KM; Thomas, A National Association of School Psychologists, 1997: 279-292.
  16. Asher, SR; Rose, AJ "Promoting children’s social-emotional development with peers." Emotional development and emotional literacy. Ed. Salovry, P; Sluyter, D Basic Books, 1997: 196-224.
  17. Asher, S. R., Parker, J. G., & Walker, D. L. "Distinguishing friendship from acceptance: Implications for intervention and assessment." The company they keep: Friendship during childhood and adolescence. Ed. W. M. Bukowski, A. F. Newcomb, & W. W. Hartup New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996: 366-405.
  18. Asher, SR; Parker, JG; Walker, DL "Distinguishing friendship from acceptance: Implications for intervention and assessment." The company they keep: Friendship during childhood and adolescence. Ed. Bukowski, WM; Newcomb, AF; Hartup, WW Cambridge University Press, 1996: 366-405.
  19. Asher, SR; Erdley, CA; Gabriel, S "Peer relations." Development through life: A handbook for clinicians. Ed. Rutter, ML; Hay, DF Blackwell, 1994: 456-487.
  20. Williams, G.A. & Asher, S.R. "Children without friends, Part 1: Their problems."  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, 1993: 6(7).
  21. Williams, G.A. & Asher, S.R. "Children without friends, Part 2: The reasons for peer rejection."  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, 1993: 5-6.
  22. Williams, G.A. & Asher, S.R. "Children without friends, Part 4: Improving social skills."  1993: 3-4.
  23. Asher, S.R. & Hopmeyer, A. "Peer relationship problems in childhood."  1993: 10. a publication of the National Association of School Psychologists
  24. Asher, SR; Gabriel, SW "Using a wireless transmission system to observe conversation and social interaction on the playground." Children on playgrounds. Ed. Hart, CH State University of New York Press, 1993: 184-209.
  25. Parker, JG; Asher, SR "Beyond group acceptance: Friendship and friendship quality as distinct dimensions of peer adjustment." Advances in personal relationships. Ed. Jones, WH; Perlman, D Kingsley, 1993: 261-294.
  26. Asher, SR "Recent advances in the study of peer rejection." Peer rejection in childhood. Ed. Asher, SR; Coie, JD Cambridge University Press, 1990: 3-14.
  27. Asher, SR; Parker, JG "The significance of peer relationship problems in childhood." Social competence in developmental perspective. Ed. Schneider, BH; Attili, G; Nadel, J; Weissberg, RP Academic Publishing, 1989: 5-23.
  28. Dodge, KA; Asher, SR; Parkhurst, JT "Social life as a goal coordination task." Research on motivation in education. Ed. Ames, C; Ames, R Academic Press, 1989: 107-135.
  29. Asher, S.R. & Parker, J.G. "Peer rejection: An indicator of risk." The Early Childhood Update. 1988: 3, 8.
  30. Asher, SR "An evolving paradigm in social skill training research with children." Children's peer relations: Issues in assessment and intervention. Ed. Schneider, BH; Rubin, KH; Ledingham, JE Springer Verlag, 1985: 157-171.
  31. Parkhurst, JT; Asher, SR "Goals and concerns: Implications for the study of children's social competence." Advances in clinical child psychology. Ed. Lahey, BB; Kazdin, AE Plenum, 1985: 199-228.
  32. Taylor, AR; Asher, SR "Children's goals and social competence: Individual differences in a game-playing context." Friendship in normal and handicapped children. Ed. Field, T; Roopnarine, JL; Segal, M Ablex, 1984: 53-78.
  33. Wigfield, A. & Asher, S.R. "Social and motivational influences on reading." Handbook of reading research. Ed. P. D. Pearson, R. Barr, M. Kamil, & P. Mosenthal Longman, 1983: 423-452.
  34. Wigfield, A., & Asher, S. R. "Social and motivational influences on reading achievement.." Handbook of reading research. Ed. P. D. Pearson, R. Barr, M. Kamil, & P. Mosenthal Longman, 1983: 423-452.
  35. Wigfield, A., & Asher, S. R. "Social and motivational influences on reading achievement.." Handbook of reading research. Ed. P. D. Pearson, R. Barr, M. Kamil, & P. Mosenthal Longman, 1983: 423-452.
  36. Parke, RD; Asher, SR "Social and personality development." Annual review of psychology. Ed. Porter, L; Rosenweig, M Annual Reviews, Inc., 1983: 465-509.
  37. Renshaw, PD; Asher, SR "Social competence and peer status: The distinction between goals and strategies." Peer relationships and social skills in childhood. Ed. Rubin, KH; Ross, HS Springer Verlag, 1982: 375-395.
  38. Asher, SR; Renshaw, PD; Hymel, S "Peer relations and the development of social skills." The young child: Reviews of research. Ed. Moore, SG; Cooper, CR National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1982: 137-158.
  39. Asher, S.R. & Wigfield, A. "Training referential communication skills." Children's oral communication skills. Ed. W. P. Dickson New York: Academic Press, 1981: 105-126.
  40. Asher, SR; Hymel, S "Children's social competence and peer relations: Sociometric and behavioral assessment." Social competence. Ed. Wine, JD; Smye, MD Guilford Press, 1981: 125-157.
  41. Asher, S.R. & Wigfield, A. "Training referential communication skills."  Technical Report No. 175University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1980
  42. Asher, SR; Wigfield, A "Topic interest and children's reading comprehension." Theoretical issues in reading comprehension. Ed. Spiro, RJ; Bruce, BC; Brewer, WF Erlbaum, 1980: 525-534.
  43. Asher, S.R. & Wigfield, A. "Influence of comparison training on children's referential communication."  Technical Report No. 139University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1979
  44. Asher, SR "Referential communication." The functions of language and cognition. Ed. Whitehurst, GJ; Zimmerman, BJ Academic Press, 1979: 175-197.
  45. Asher, S.R. "Referential communication."  Technical Report No. 90University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1978
  46. Wigfield, A. & Asher, S.R. "Age differences in children's communication accuracy: The effects of task familiarity."  Technical Report No. 96University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1978
  47. Asher, S.R. "Influence of topic interest on black children's and white children's reading comprehension."  Technical Report No. 99University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1978
  48. Asher, S.R. "Sex differences in reading achievement."  Reading Education Report No. 2University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1977
  49. Asher, SR; Oden, SL; Gottman, JM "Children's friendships in school settings." Current topics in early childhood education. Ed. Katz, LG Ablex, 1977: 33-61. reprinted in one volume
  50. Asher, S.R., Hymel, S., & Wigfield, A. "Children's comprehension of high- and low-interest material and a comparison of two cloze scoring methods."  Technical Report No. 17University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: Center for the Study of Reading, 1976

Contributions to Professional Newsletters

  1. Asher, S.R. & McDonald, K.L. "Intervening to promote friendship: Experimental tests of hypotheses about fundamental skills and processes. A commentary on “Research on Friendship among Children and Adolescents: Findings, Problems, and Future Directions” (Joan G. Miller and Xinyin Chen, Eds.)."  Number 2, Serial No. 462004 Supplement to International Journal of Behavoral Development, 28, 6, November, 2004
  2. Willilams, G.A. & Asher, S.R. "Children without friends, Part 3: Learning about a child's strengths and weaknesses."  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, 1993: 4-5.

Book Reviews

  1. Asher, S.R. (1979). [Review of Social competence. symptoms. and under-achievement in childhood: A longitudinal perspective, by Martin Kohn]. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 53, 72-74.
  2. Asher, S.R. (1971). [Review of "Reach, Touch, and Teach: Student Concerns and Process Education," by Terry Borton]. Journal of Experimental Education, 39, 21.

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