Apryl Mae C. Parcon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Developmental Psychology

Research Interests

Child-Rearing Practices; Empathy; Prosocial Behaviors; Attachment; Parent-Child Relationship, Theory-of-Mind, Socio-Emotional Development, Cognitive Development


Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology (Minor in Clinical Psychology), University of the Philippines – Diliman

Master’s in Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Selected Publications

Parcon, A. M. C. (2017). Anxiety-Attachment, Avoidance-Attachment, and Gender as predictors of Empathy among Adolescents. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 50 (1), 77-102.

Parcon, A. M. C. (2011). The Prediction of Adult Attachment Orientation from Perceived Maternal and Paternal Parenting Characteristics. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 44 (2), 131-152.

Lajom, J. A., Canoy, Amarnani, R., Parcon, A. M. C. , Valera, P. M. (2009). Barkadahan: A Study of Peer Group Norms and Values. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 42 (2).

Professional Associations

Member (2009 to Present), Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for Social Sciences

Professional Member (2011 to Present), Pambansang Samahan sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino (PSSP)

Associate Member (2008), Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP)

Member (2016), International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)

Member (2015), Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP)

Member (2010, 2014, and 2018), International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)