LIFE-Related Publications

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

LIFE associates are printed in boldface

  • For a list of the dissertations by LIFE fellows available at the MPIB Library, click here.
  • Click year in navigation sidebar to the left for a list of earlier publications.
  • For a list of the publications of 2009–2011, see PDF below this list.

Aelenei, C., Lewis, N. A., Jr., & Oyserman, D. (2016). No pain, no gain? Social demographic correlates and identity consequences of interpreting experienced difficulty as importance. Contemporary Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.08.004

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

Bermudez, T., & Souza, A. S. (2016). Can emotional content reduce the age gap in visual working memory? Evidence from two tasks. Cognition and Emotion. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2016.1240066

Binder, J. C., Bezzola, L., Haueter, A. I. S., Klein, C., Kühnis, J., Baetschmann, H., & Jäncke, L. (2017). Expertise-related functional brain network efficiency in healthy older adults. BMC Neuroscience, 18:2. doi: 10.1186/s12868-016-0324-1

Birditt, K. S., Cranford, J. A., Manalel, J. A., & Antonucci, T. C. (2016). Drinking patterns among older couples: Longitudinal associations with negative marital quality. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw073

Brod, G., Bunge, S. A., & Shing, Y. L. (in press). Does one year of schooling improve children's cognitive control and alter associated brain activation? Psychological Science.

Brod, G., Lindenberger, U., & Shing, Y. L. (2016). Neural activation patterns during retrieval of schema-related memories: Differences and commonalities between children and adults. Developmental Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/desc.12475

Butler, O., Adolf, J., Gleich, T., Willmund, G., Zimmermann, P., Lindenberger, U., ... Kühn, S. (2017). Military deployment correlates with smaller prefrontal gray matter volume and psychological symptoms in a subclinical population. Translational Psychiatry, 7: e1031. doi: 10.1038/tp.2016.288

Calzo, J. P., Masyn, K. E., Austin, S. B., Jun, H.-J., & Corliss, H. L. (2017). Developmental latent patterns of identification as mostly heterosexual vs. lesbian, gay or bisexual. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 27, 246–253. doi: 10.1111/jora.12266

Caro, D. H., & Biecek, P. (in press) intsvy: An R package for analysing international large-scale assessment data. Journal of Statistical Software.

Chopik, W. J. (2016). Does personality change following spousal bereavement? Journal of Research in Personality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2016.08.010

Chopik, W. J., & Motyl, M. (2017). Is Virginia for lovers? Geographic variation in adult attachment orientation. Journal of Research in Personality, 66, 38–45. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2016.12.004

Drewelies, J., Chopik, W. J., Hoppmann, C. A., Smith, J., & Gerstorf, D. (2016). Linked lives: Dyadic associations of mastery beliefs with health (behavior) and health (behavior) change among older partners. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw058

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.

Eisen, S., & Lillard, A. S. (2016). Young children’s thinking about touchscreens versus other media devices. Journal of Children and Media. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/17482798.2016.1254095

Getz, L. M., Wohltjen, S., & Kubovy, M. (2017). Competition between rhythmic and language organization: The importance of task demands. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1151–1165. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1173078

Glenn, J. J., Werntz, A. J., Steinman, S. A., Slama, S. J., Teachman, B. A., & Nock, M. K. (2017). Suicide and self-injury-related implicit cognition: A large-scale examination and replication. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126, 199–211. doi: 10.1037/abn0000230

Green, J. S., Magee, J. C., Steiner, A. R. W., & Teachman, B. A. (2017). 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, 41, 295–307. doi: 10.1177/0165025415613855

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.

Inauen, J., Bierbauer, W., Lüscher, J., König, C., Tobias, R., Ihle, A., ... Scholz, U. (2017). Assessing adherence to multiple medications and in daily life among patients with multimorbidity. Psychology & Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2016.1275632

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

Jerald, M. C., Ward, L. M., Moss, L., Thomas, K., & Fletcher, K. D. (2016). Subordinates, sex objects, or sapphires? Investigating contributions of media use to Black students’ femininity ideologies and stereotypes about Black women. Journal of Black Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0095798416665967

Kansky, J., & Hafen, C. (in press). Romantic relationships in adolescence. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of psychology and gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kansky, J., Ruzek, E., & Allen, J. (in press). Observing adolescent relationships: Autonomy processes in parent, peer, and romantic partner interactions. In B. Soenens, M. Vansteenkiste, & S. V. Petegem (Eds.), Autonomy in adolescent development: Towards conceptual clarity. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Katz, B., Au, J., Buschkuehl, M., Abagis, T., Zabel, C., Jaeggi, S. M., & Jonides, J. (in press). Individual differences and long-term consequences of tDCS-augmented cognitive training. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Kleemeyer, M. M., Polk, T. A., Schaefer, S., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., & Lindenberger, U. (in press). Exercise-induced fitness changes correlate with changes in neural specificity in older adults. Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Kliesch, M., Giroud, N., Pfenninger, S., & Meyer, M. (in press). Research on second language acquisition in old adulthood: What we have and what we need. In D. Gabrys-Barker (Ed.), The third age in second language acquisition. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Klipker, K., Wrzus, C., Rauers, A., & Riediger, M. (2016). Hedonic orientation moderates the association between cognitive control and affect reactivity to daily hassles in adolescent boys. Emotion. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/emo0000241

La Fleur, C. G., & Salthouse, T. A. (2016). Which aspects of social support are related to which aspects of cognition for which people? Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv119

Laube, C., Suleiman, A. B., Johnson, M., Dahl, R. E., & van den Bos, W. (2017). Dissociable effects of age and testosterone on adolescent impatience. Psychoneuroendocrinology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.03.012

Leckelt, M., … Gerlach, T. M., … Chopik, W. J., Penke, L., … Hutteman, R., … Grossmann, I., & Back, M. D. (in press). Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire short scale (NARQ-S) in convenience and representative samples. Psychological Assessment.

Lewis, N. A., Jr., & Oyserman, D. (in press). Using identity-based motivation to reduce health disparities. Behavioral Science & Policy.

Lillard, A. S., & Eisen, S. (2017). Why Montessori is a facilitative environment for theory of mind: Three speculations. In V. Slaughter & M. de Rosnay (Eds.), Theory of mind development in context (pp. 57–70). London: Routledge.

Maercker, A., & Lorenz, L. (in press). Adjustment disorder diagnosis: Clinical usefulness, recent developments in definition, and nosological status. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry.

Meyer, M., Keller, M., & Giroud, N. (in press). Speech prosody contributions of paralinguistic voice features to linguistic dimension of speech. In P. Belin (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of voice perception. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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.

Namaky, N., Beltzer, M., Werntz, A. J., Lambert, A. E., Isaacowitz, D. M., & Teachman, B. A. (2016). Moderators of age effects on attention bias toward threat and its association with anxiety. Journal of Affective Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.10.048

Oyserman, D., & Lewis, N. A., Jr. (2017). Seeing the destination AND the path: Using identity-based motivation to understand racial disparities in achievement and what we can do about them. Social Issues and Policy Review, 11, 159–194. doi: 10.1111/sipr.12030

Pachur, T., Mata, R., & Hertwig, R. (2017). Who errs, who dares? Disentangling cognitive and motivational roots of age differences in decisions under risk. Psychological Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0956797616687729

Pagirsky, M. S., Koriakin, T. A., Avitia, M., Costa, M., Marchis, L., Maykel, C., ... Pan, X. (2017). Do the kinds of achievement errors made by students diagnosed with ADHD vary as a function of their reading ability? Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 35, 124–137. doi: 10.1177/0734282916669020

Papenberg, G., Lindenberger, U., & Bäckman, L. (2017). Genetics and cognitive neuroscience of aging. In R. Cabeza, L. Nyberg, & D. Park (Eds.), Cognitive neuroscience of aging (2nd ed., pp. 415–438). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Roberts, S. O., & Gelman, S. A. (2017). Multiracial children’s and adults’ categorizations of multiracial individuals. Journal of Cognition and Development, 16, 1–15. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2015.1086772

Rohrer, J. M., Egloff, B., Kosinski, M., Stillwell, D., & Schmukle, S. C. (2017). In your eyes only? Discrepancies and agreement between self- and other-reports of personality from age 14 to 29. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000142

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

Schober, P. S., Spies, C. K., & Stahl, J. F. (2017). Gute Gründe für gute Kitas! Wer nutzt welche Qualität von Kindertageseinrichtungen und was bedeutet sie für die Vereinbarkeit von Familien- und Erwerbsarbeit? Berlin: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. PDF

Shah, P., Michal, A., Ibrahim, A., Rhodes, R., & Rodriguez, F. (2017). What makes everyday scientific reasoning so challenging? In B. H. Ross (Ed.), Psychology of learning and motivation (Vol. 66, pp. 251–299). Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.

Stahl, J. F., & Schober, P. S. (in press). Convergence or divergence? Educational discrepancies in work-care arrangements of mothers with young children in Germany. Work, Employment & Society.

Strachan, E., Duncan, G., Horn, E. E., & Turkheimer, E. (2017). Neighborhood deprivation and depression in adult twins: Genetics and gene × environment interaction. Psychological Medicine, 47, 627–638. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716002622

Taggart, J., Eisen, S., & Lillard, A. S. (in press). Pretense. In M. H. Bornstein, M. E. Arterberry, K. L. Fingerman, & J. E. Lansford (Eds.), The Sage encyclopedia of lifespan human development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Velasquez, F., Wiggins, J. L., Mattson, W. I., Martin, D. M., Lord, C., & Monk, C. S. (2017). The influence of 5-HTTLPR transporter genotype on amygdala-subgenual anterior cingulate cortex connectivity in autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 12–20. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2016.12.002

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. (2017). Terminal decline in well-being differs between residents in East Germany and West Germany. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41, 115–126. doi: 10.1177/0165025415602561

Vogel, N., Ram, N., Conroy, D., Pincus, A., & Gerstorf, D. (2016). How the social ecology and social situation shape individuals’ affect valence and arousal. Emotion. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/emo0000244

Wenger, E., Kühn, S., Verrel, J., Mårtensson, J., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (2016). Repeated structural imaging reveals non-linear progression of experience-dependent volume changes in human motor cortex. Cerebral Cortex. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw141

Westgate, E. C., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2017). With a little help for our thoughts: Making it easier to think for pleasure. Emotion. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/emo0000278

Westgate, E. C., Wormington, S. V., Oleson, K. C., & Lindgren, K. P. (2016). Productive procrastination: Academic procrastination style predicts academic and alcohol outcomes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12417

Williams, A. B., Ryan, J. P., Davis-Kean, P. E., McLoyd, V. C., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2016). The discontinuity of offending among African American youth in the juvenile justice system. Youth & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0044118X14551322

Wermelinger, S., Gampe, A., & Daum, M. M. (2017). Bilingual toddlers have advanced abilities to repair communication failure. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 155, 84–94. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2016.11.005

Westgate, E. C., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (in press). With a little help for our thoughts: Making it easier to think for pleasure. Emotion.

Westgate, E. C., Wormington, S. V., Oleson, K. C., & Lindgren, K. P. (2016). Productive procrastination: Academic procrastination style predicts academic and alcohol outcomes. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12417

Wurst, S. N., Gerlach, T. M., Dufner, M., Rauthmann, J. F., Grosz, M. P., ... Denissen, J. J. A., & Back, M. D. (2017). Narcissism and romantic relationships: The differential impact of narcissistic admiration and rivalry. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 280–306. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000113

Please click year in navigation sidebar for lists of previous publications.