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Wen, Wen


B.S. in Applied Psychology from Renmin University of China

Research Advisor  

Dr. Su Yeong Kim

Research Interest

She is interested in how contextual stress (culturally salient stress and transcultural stress) influences adolescent development and parent well-being in families with different parent-child interaction patterns. She also aims to understand the adaptive and maladaptive transitions in parent-child relationships during the course of adolescence in terms of adolescent well-being.

  • Wen, W.*, Sim, L., Hou, Y., Chen, S., & Kim, S. Y. (2023). Change patterns of mother–adolescent perceived parenting and the corresponding trajectories in their internalizing symptoms. Developmental Psychology, 59(10), 1906–1920. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001620
  • Wen, W.*, Scott, L.E. Shen. Y., Chen. S., & Kim. S.Y. (2023) Language brokering emotions mediate the association between perceived parenting discrepancy profiles and adolescents’ internalizing symptoms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-023-01817-3
  • Wen, W.*, Ip. K., Lee. S., Lopez. B., Kamata. A., Lui. P., & Kim, S. Y. (2023). Acculturation and daily smoking behavior among Mexican American youth: The moderating role of executive function. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.josat.2022.208948
  • Wen, W.*, S., Kim. S.Y. & Hou. Y., (2022). Mother-adolescent perceived parenting profiles and Mexican-origin adolescents’ academic performance. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 52, 344-358. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-022-01696-0
  • Wen, W.*, Chen, S., Hazen, N., Lorenzo-Blanco, E. I., Shen, Y., & Kim, S.Y. (2022). Cultural stressors, internalizing symptoms, and parent-child alienation among Mexican-origin adolescents. Family Relations. 71(5), 1977-1992. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12775
  • Kim, S. Y., Matsui, E., Wen, W., Tse, H. W., & Chambliss, S. E. (in press). Demographic and psychosocial characteristics, air pollution exposure, and housing mobility of Mexican immigrant families. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
  • Kim, S. Y., Wen, W., Chen, S., Yan, J., Song, J., Zhang, M., & Zeiders, K. H. (2022). Mexican-origin youths’ language brokering for fathers and mothers: Daily experiences and youths’ diurnal cortisol slopes. Child Development, 00, 1– 15. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13768
  • Wang, J., Wen, W., Sim, L., Li, X., Yan, J., & Kim, S.Y. (2022). Family environment, heritage language profiles, and socioemotional well-being of Mexican-origin adolescents with first generation immigrant parents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence., 1-14.
  • Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Wen, W., Yan, J., Song., J., Hou, Y., Zhang, M., Schwartz, S. J., & Shen, Y. (2021). Language brokering-stress transition profiles and marijuana use in Mexican-origin adolescents. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 53(5), 384-393.
  • Kim, S. Y., Song, J., Chen, S., Wen, W., Zhang, M., Yan, J., Lopez, B. G., Arredondo, M., & Ip, K. (2021). Culturally relevant stressors as moderators of intergenerational transmission of mother-adolescent executive function in Mexican Immigrant Families. Cognitive Research Principles and Implications, 6(1), 1-15.
  • Dong, Y., Wen, W., Zhang, D., & Fang, Y. (2020). The relationships between narcissistic admiration, rivalry, and interpersonal trust in adolescents: The mediating effect of ostracism experience. Children and Youth Services Review, 119, 1-6.
  • University Graduate Continuing Fellowship for 2023-2024
  • Isora and Thomas Cooke Endowed Human Ecology Scholarship summer fellowship (2023)
  • APS Student Grant (2020)
  • Estelle Boughton Sharp Memorial Scholarship (2020)
  • Wen, W., S., Hou. Y., & Kim. S.Y. (2023, April) Transition Pattern of Mother-Adolescent Discrepancy in Perceived Parenting and Mexican-origin Adolescents’ Academic Performance. Poster presented at the 2023 Society for Research on Adolescence Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Wen, W., Song, J., Chen S., & Kim, S. Y. (2022, May). Cultural Stress and Internalizing Symptoms in Mexican-origin Adolescents: The Moderating Role of Parent-child Alienation. Poster presented at the 2022 Society for Research in Child Development Special Topic Meeting, Puerto Rico.
  • Wen, W., Lui, P., Ip, K., & Kim, S. Y. (2021, April 7-9). Acculturation and Daily Smoking among Mexican American Youth: The Moderation Effect of Executive Function. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Biennial Meeting, Virtual.

Independent instructor:

Fall 2022: HDF 315L research method

Spring 2023: HDF 114H Child Development Lab (TA assignment)