Recent Book Chapters

Coplan, R.J., Schneider, B.H., Ooi, L.L., & Hipson, W.E. (2018). Peer-based interventions for behaviorally inhibited, socially withdrawn, and socially anxious children. In W. Bukowski, B. Laursen, & K.H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (2nd Edition)(pp. 657-675). New York: Guilford.

Coplan, R.J., Zelenski, J., & Bowker, J.C. (2018). Well enough alone? The costs and benefits of solitude. In J. Maddux (Ed.), Social psychological foundations of well-being (pp. 129-147). New York: Psychology Press.

Hipson, W.E. & Coplan, R.J. (2018). Social withdrawal in childhood. In T.K Shackelford & V.A Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-10). New York: Springer

Rubin, K.H., Bowker, J., Barstead, M., & Coplan, R.J. (2018). Avoiding and withdrawing from the peer group. In W. Bukowski, B. Laursen, & K.H. Rubin (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (2nd Edition). New York: Guilford.

Coplan, R.J. & Bowker, J. (2017). Should we be left alone? Psychological perspectives on the implications of seeking solitude. In I. Bergmann & S. Hippler (Eds.), Cultures of solitude: Loneliness – limitation – liberation (pp. 287-302). Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Bowker, J., Rubin, K.H., & Coplan, R.J. (2016). Social withdrawal. In R.J.R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adolescence (2nd Edition) (pp. 1-14). New York: Springer.

Coplan, R.J., Ooi, L.L, Kirkpatrick, A., & Rubin, K.H. (2015). Social and nonsocial play. In D.P. Fromberg & D. Bergen (Eds.), Play from birth to twelve: Contexts, perspectives, and meanings (3rd Edition) (pp. 97-106). New York: Routledge.

Rubin, K.H., Coplan, R.J., Chen, X., Bowker, J.C., Macdonald, K.L, & Heverly-Fitt, S. (2015). Peer relationships. In M. Bornstein & M. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental science: An advanced textbook (7th Edition) (pp. 587-644). New York: Psychology Press.

Coplan, R.J. & Bowker, J. (2014). All alone: Multiple perspectives on the study of solitude. In R. Coplan & J.C. Bowker (Eds.), The handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social Isolation, social withdrawal, and the experience of being alone (pp. 3-13). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Coplan, R.J. & Ooi, L.L. (2014). The causes and consequences of playing alone in childhood. In R. Coplan & J.C. Bowker (Eds.), The handbook of solitude: Psychological perspectives on social Isolation, social withdrawal, and the experience of being alone (pp. 111-128). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Coplan, R.J. & Ooi. L. (2013). Young children’s peer relations: Links with early developing anxiety and depression. Rapee, R.M, topic ed. In Tremblay R.E., Boivin M., & Peters R. DeV., (Eds.) Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development and Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Child Development (pp. 1-7).