Associate professor receives grant to study screen use by young children and parents during COVID-19
Reich’s research interests include child development, parenting, peer interactions, media, and program evaluation. Her professional goal is to illuminate how parents and peers affect children’s socio-emotional, cognitive, and physical development with the aim of creating interventions to promote physical and mental health and academic success.
Reich is director of the Development in Social Context Lab (DISC) and serves as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs for the UCI School of Education. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Community Research and Action.
Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is an international nonprofit organization founded in 2013 to understand and address compelling questions regarding media's impact on child development through interdisciplinary dialogue, public information, and rigorous, objective research bridging the medical, neuroscientific, social science, public health, educational, and academic communities.