LIFE-Related Publications

A selection of recent articles, books, and chapters by LIFE fellows and alumni

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Arredondo, M. M., Hu, X.-S., Satterfield, T., & Kovelman, I. (2016). Bilingualism alters children's frontal lobe functioning for attentional control. Developmental Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/desc.12377

Bachem, R., & Maercker, A. (2016). Development and psychometric evaluation of a revised Sense of Coherence Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000323

Barz, M., Lange, D., Parschau, L., Lonsdale, C., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Self-efficacy, planning, and preparatory behaviors as joint predictors of physical activity: A conditional process analysis. Psychology & Health, 31, 65–78. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2015.1070157

Baykara-Krumme, H. (2015). Consanguineous marriage in Turkish families in Turkey and in Western Europe. International Migration Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/imre.12176

Bernard, J. A., Orr, J. M., & Mittal, V. A. (2016). Differential motor and prefrontal cerebello-cortical network development: Evidence from multimodal neuroimaging. NeuroImage, 124, Part A, 591–601. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.022

Binder, J. C., Martin, M., Zöllig, J., Röcke, C., Mérillat, S., ... Jäncke, L., & Shing, Y. L. (in press). Multi-domain training enhances executive attentional control. Psychology and Aging.

Boker, S. M., Brick, T. R., Pritikin, J. N., Wang, Y., von Oertzen, T., ... Estabrook, R., ... Neale, M. C. (2015). Maintained Individual Data Distributed Likelihood Estimation (MIDDLE). Multivariate Behavioral Research, 50, 706–720. doi: 10.1080/00273171.2015.1094387

Brehmer, Y., Shing, Y. L., Heekeren, H. R., Lindenberger, U., & Bäckman, L. (2016). Training-induced changes in subsequent-memory effects: No major differences among children, younger adults, and older adults. NeuroImage, 131, 193–204. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.074

Chaux, E., Velásquez, A. M., Schultze-Krumbholz, A., & Scheithauer, H. (2016). Effects of the cyberbullying prevention program Media Heroes (Medienhelden) on traditional bullying. Aggressive Behavior, 42, 157–165. doi: 10.1002/ab.21637

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2016). Adult attachment theory. In S. K. Whitbourne (Ed.), The encyclopedia of adulthood and aging (Vol. 1, pp. 29–33). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cole-Lewis, Y. C., Gipson, P. Y., Opperman, K. J., Arango, A., & King, C. A. (2016). Protective role of religious involvement against depression and suicidal ideation among youth with interpersonal problems. Journal of Religion and Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10943-016-0194-y

Driver, C. C., Oud, J. H. L., & Voelkle, M. C. (in press). Continuous time structural equation modeling with R Package ctsem. Journal of Statistical Software.

Düzel, S., Voelkle, M. C., Düzel, E., Gerstorf, D., Drewelies, J., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E., ... Lindenberger, U. (2016). The Subjective Health Horizon Questionnaire (SHH-Q): Assessing future time perspectives for facets of an active lifestyle. Gerontology, 62, 345–353. doi: 10.1159/000441493

Flegal, K. E., & Lustig, C. (2015). You can go your own way: Effectiveness of participant-driven versus experimenter-driven processing strategies in memory training and transfer. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2015.1108386

Getz, L. M., Wohltjen, S., & Kubovy, M. (2016). Competition between rhythmic and language organization: The importance of task demands. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1173078

Green, J. S., Magee, J. C., Steiner, A. R. W., & Teachman, B. A. (2105). When the “Golden Years” turn blue: Using the healthy aging literature to elucidate anxious and depressive disorders in older adulthood. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0165025415613855

Grossmann, I., Huynh, A. C., & Ellsworth, P. C. (2015). Emotional complexity: Clarifying definitions and cultural correlates. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000084

Guye, S., Röcke, C., Mérillat, S., von Bastian, C. C., & Martin, M. (in press). Plasticity in different age groups: Adult lifespan. In T. Strobach & J. Karbach (Eds.), Cognitive training: An overview of features and applications. Berlin: Springer.

Hülür, G., Drewelies, J., Eibich, P., Düzel, S., ... Wagner, G. G., Lindenberger, U., & Gerstorf, D. (2016). Cohort differences in psychosocial function over 20 years: Current older adults feel less lonely and less dependent on external circumstances. Gerontology, 62, 354–361. doi: 10.1159/000438991

Hülür, G., Gasimova, F., Robitzsch, A., & Wilhelm, O. (in press). A longitudinal study of the development of student achievement over two years (LUISE). In D. Leutner, J. Fleischer, J. Grünkorn, & E. Klieme (Eds.), Competence assessment in education: Research, models and instruments. New York: Springer.

Inbar, Y., Westgate, E. C., Nosek, B. A., & Pizarro, D. (2016). Can a naturally-occurring pathogen threat change social attitudes? Evaluations of gay men and lesbians during the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1948550616639651

Infurna, F. J., Wiest, M., Gerstorf, D., Ram, N., Schupp, J., Wagner, G. G., & Heckhausen, J. (2016). Changes in life satisfaction when losing one’s spouse: Individual differences in anticipation, reaction, adaptation, and longevity in the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP). Ageing & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X15001543

Jantz, T., Katz, B., & Reuter-Lorenz, P. A. (2016). Uncertainty and promise: The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on working memory. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40473-016-0071-8

Josef, A. K., Richter, D., Samanez-Larkin, G. R., Wagner, G. G., Hertwig, R., & Mata, R. (2016). Stability and change in risk-taking propensity across the adult lifespan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000090

Kleemeyer, M. M., Kühn, S., Prindle, J., Bodammer, N. C., ... Kempermann, G., Schaefer, S., & Lindenberger, U. (2016). Changes in fitness are associated with changes in hippocampal microstructure and hippocampal volume in older adults. NeuroImage, 1317, 155–161. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.026.

Kotter-Grühn, D. (2016). Aging self. In S. K. Whitbourne (Ed.), The encyclopedia of adulthood and aging (Vol. 1, pp. 55–59). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

Kotter-Grühn, D., Kornadt, A., & Stephan, Y. (2016). Looking beyond chronological age: Current knowledge and future directions in the study of subjective age. Gerontology, 62, 86–93. doi: 10.1159/000438671

Kottwitz, A., Oppermann, A., & Spieß, C. K. (2015). Parental leave benefits and breastfeeding in Germany: Effects of the 2007 reform. Review of Economics of the Household. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11150-015-9299-4

Krause, K., & Freund, A. M. (2016). It’s in the means: Process focus helps against procrastination in the academic context. Motivation and Emotion. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11031-016-9541-2

Lane, J. D., Liqi, Z., Evans, E. M., & Wellman, H. M. (2016). Developing concepts of the mind, body, and afterlife: Exploring the roles of narrative context and culture. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 16, 50–82. doi: 10.1163/15685373-12342168

Lisofsky, N., Riediger, M., Gallinat, J., Lindenberger, U., & Kühn, S. (2016). Hormonal contraceptive use is associated with neural and affective changes in healthy young women. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.042

Lustig, C., & Lin, Z. (2016). Memory: Behavior and neural basis. In K. W. Schaie & S. L. Willis (Eds.), Handbook of the psychology of aging (8th ed., pp. 147–163). Amsterdam: Academic Press.

Magee, J. C., Lewis, D. F., & Winhusen, T. (2016). Evaluating nicotine craving, withdrawal, and substance use as mediators of smoking cessation in cocaine- and methamphetamine-dependent patients. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 18, 1196–1201. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv121

Mata, R., Josef, A. K., & Hertwig, R. (2016). Propensity for risk taking across the life span and around the globe. Psychological Science, 27, 231–243. doi: 10.1177/0956797615617811

Mattis, J. S., Grayman Simpson, N., Powell, W., Anderson, R. E., Kimbro, L. R., & Mattis, J. H. (2016). Positive psychology in African Americans In E. C. Chang, C. A. Downey, J. K. Hirsch, & N. J. Lin (Eds.), Positive psychology in racial and ethnic groups: Theory, research, and practice. Washington, DC: APA Books.

McLoyd, V. C., Jocson, M. R., & Williams, A. B. (2016). Linking poverty and children's development: Concepts, models and debates. In D. Brady & L. Burton (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of poverty and society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Möhring, W., Newcombe, N. S., Levine, S. C., & Frick, A. (2016). Spatial proportional reasoning is associated with formal knowledge about fractions. Journal of Cognition and Development, 17, 67–84. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2014.996289

Mortby, M. E., & Anstey, K. J. (in press). Mental health and aging. In N. A. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of geropsychology. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-080-3_1-1

Mueller, S., Wagner, J., & Gerstorf, D. (in press). On the role of personality in late life. In J. Specht (Ed.), Personality development across the lifespan. San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Newton, N. J., & Jones, B. K. (2016). Passing on: Personal attributes associated with midlife expressions of intended legacies. Developmental Psychology, 52, 341–353. doi: 10.1037/a0039905

Oberlin, L. E., Verstynen, T. D., Burzynska, A. Z., Voss, M. W., Prakash, R. S., Chaddock-Heyman, L., ... Erickson, K. I. (2016). White matter microstructure mediates the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and spatial working memory in older adults. NeuroImage, 131, 91–101. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.053

Patrick, M. E., Schulenberg, J., Maggs, J., & Maslowsky, J. (2014). Substance use and peers during adolescence and the transition to adulthood: Selection, socialization, and development. In K. Sher (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of substance use disorders. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199381678.013.004

Reed, L. A., Tolman, R. M., & Ward, L. M. (2016). Snooping and sexting: Dating violence in a digital media context. Violence Against Women. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1077801216630143

Reed, L. A., Tolman, R. M., Ward, L. M., & Safyer, P. (2016). Keeping tabs: Attachment anxiety and electronic intrusion in high school dating relationships. Computers in Human Behavior, 58, 259–268. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.12.019

Reitz, A. K., Motti-Stefanidi, F., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2015). Me, us, and them: Testing sociometer theory in a socially diverse real-life context. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000073

Richter, D., & Pant, H. A. (2016). Lehrerkooperation in Deutschland: Eine Studie zu kooperativen Arbeitsbeziehungen bei Lehrkräften der Sekundarstufe I [Teachers' cooperation in Germany: A study of cooperative working relationships among lower-secondary level teachers]. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator und Deutsche Telekom Stiftung.

Roberts, S. O., & Gelman, S. A. (2016). Multiracial children’s and adults’ categorizations of multiracial individuals. Journal of Cognition and Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2015.1086772

Rodriguez, F., Ng, A., & Shah, P. (in press). Do underclassmen notice interpretive errors when evaluating research evidence? Journal on Excellence in College Teaching.

Roy, M., Radzevick, J., & Getz, L. M. (in press). Individual differences common to musicians could lead to health problems. Musicus.

Rufener, K. S., Oechslin, M. S., Wöstmann, M., Dellwo, V., & Meyer, M. (2016). Age-related neural oscillation patterns during the processing of temporally manipulated speech. Brain Topography, 29, 440–458. doi: 10.1007/s10548-015-0464-0

Rufener, K. S., Zaehle, T., Oechslin, M. S., & Meyer, M. (2016). 40 Hz-Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) selectively modulates speech perception. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 101, 18–24. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.01.002

Sander, J., Schmiedek, F., Brose, A., Wagner, G. G., & Specht, J. (2016). Long-term effects of an extensive cognitive training on personality development. Journal of Personality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12252

Schaffhuser, K., Allemand, M., Werner, C. S., & Martin, M. (2015). Discrepancy in personality perceptions is related to relationship satisfaction: Findings from dyadic latent discrepancy analyses. Journal of Personality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12189

Schober, P. S., & Stahl, J. F. (2016). Expansion of full-day childcare and subjective well-being of mothers: Interdependencies with culture and resources. European Sociological Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcw006

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Schultze, M., Zagorscak, P., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2016). Feeling cybervictims' pain: The effect of empathy training on cyberbullying. Aggressive Behavior, 42, 147–156. doi: 10.1002/ab.21613

Stewart, C. R., Sanchez, S. S., Grenesko, E. L., ... Velasquez, F., Lincoln, A. J., & Müller, R. A. (2016). Sensory symptoms and processing of nonverbal auditory and visual stimuli in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 1590–1601. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2367-z

Thomas, A., Caldwell, C. H., Jagers, R. J., & Flay, B. R. (2016). It's in my hood: Understanding African American boys’ perception of safety in their neighborhoods: Perception of neighborhood safety. Journal of Community Psychology, 44, 311–326. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21768

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Bates, T. C. (2016). Large cross-national differences in Gene × Socioeconomic Status interaction on intelligence. Psychological Science, 27, 138–149. doi: 10.1177/0956797615612727

Verrel, J., Lisofsky, N., Kühn, S., & Lindenberger, U. (2016). Normal aging increases postural preparation errors: Evidence from a two-choice response task with balance constraints. Gait & Posture, 44, 143–148. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.12.002

Voelkle, M. C., & Adolf, J. (in press). History of longitudinal statistical analyses. In N. A. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of geropsychology. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-080-3_135-1

Vogel, N., Gerstorf, D., Ram, N., Goebel, J., & Wagner, G. G. (2015). Terminal decline in well-being differs between residents in East Germany and West Germany. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0165025415602561

Voss, M. W., Weng, T. B., Burzynska, A. Z., Wong, C. N., Cooke, G. E., Clark, R., ... Kramer, A. F. (2016). Fitness, but not physical activity, is related to functional integrity of brain networks associated with aging. NeuroImage, 131, 91–101. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.10.044

Wenger, E., Kühn, S., Verrel, J., Mårtensson, J., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (in press). Repeated structural imaging reveals non-linear progression of experience-dependent volume changes in human motor cortex. Cerebral Cortex.

Wenger, E., & Lövdén, M. (in press). The learning hippocampus: Education and experience-dependent plasticity. Mind, Brain and Education.

Westgate, E. C., & Holliday, J. (2016). Identity, influence, and intervention: The roles of social media in alcohol use. Current Opinion in Psychology, 9, 27–32. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2015.10.014

Williams, A. B., Ryan, J. P., Davis-Kean, P. E., McLoyd, V. C., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2014). The discontinuity of offending among African American youth in the juvenile justice system. Youth & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0044118X14551322

Wölfer, R., Schmid, K., Hewstone, M., & van Zalk, M. (in press). Developmental dynamics of intergroup contact and intergroup attitudes: Long-term effects in adolescence and early adulthood. Child Development.

Wood, W., & Rünger, D. (2016). Psychology of habit. Annual Review of Psychology, 67, 289–314. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-122414-033417

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