Mathilde Duflos is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia. She earned her PhD in psychology from the University of Tours, France. She is also a licensed developmental psychologist in France. Her research focuses on the grandparent-grandchild relationship, outdoor play, and on emotional closeness. Dr. Duflos is currently working on a research about outdoor play between grandparents and their grandchildren preschool aged grandchildren.