Back to all researchers
Amanda Prokasky

Amanda Prokasky, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department:Education and Child Development College/Organization: Monroe-Meyer Institute Campus: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Personal Website
Research Type:
  • Applied
  • Basic
Age Group:
  • Toddlers
  • Preschool/Pre-kindergarten
  • K-3
Population Focus
  • Children/Students
  • Parents/Families
  • ECE Practitioners/Teachers
  • ECE Supervisors/Administrators
Research Keywords
  • Sleep in Children and Families
  • Poverty and Low Income Children and Families
  • High Quality Early Care and Education
  • Individual Differences (e.g. Temperament) in Children tha
  • Quantitative Research Methods, emphasis
Research Questions
  • What are the barriers to access and affordability of high quality early care and education for low income families?
  • How do individual differences in children influence their development and family functioning?
Research Approach
  • Quantitative methods
Designs & Methods
  • Longitudinal Study
  • Multi-variate analysis
  • Multilevel Modeling
Research Tools
  • Direct Child Assessments
  • Observational Assessments
  • Psychobiological Assessment
  • Surveys/Questionnaires
  • Video Footage