LIFE-Related Publications

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

LIFE associates are printed in boldface

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  • For a list of the publications of 2009–2011, see PDF below this list.

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. (in press). Development and psychometric evaluation of a revised Sense of Coherence Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment.

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

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. (2015). Training-induced changes in subsequent-memory effects: No major differences among children, younger adults, and older adults. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.074

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.

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.

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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1159/000441493

Infurna, F. J., Wiest, M., Gerstorf, D., Ram, N., Schupp, J., Wagner, G. G., & Heckhausen, J. (in press). 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.

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. (2015). Changes in fitness are associated with changes in hippocampal microstructure and hippocampal volume in older adults. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. 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

Lane, J. D., Liqi, Z., Evans, E. M., & Wellman, H. M. (in press). Developing concepts of the mind, body, and afterlife: Exploring the roles of narrative context and culture. Journal of Cognition and Culture.

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. (2015). Evaluating nicotine craving, withdrawal, and substance use as mediators of smoking cessation in cocaine- and methamphetamine-dependent patients. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Advance online publication. 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. (in press). 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. (in press). Poverty, human development, and the life course. 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. (2015). Spatial proportional reasoning is associated with formal knowledge about fractions. Journal of Cognition and Development, 17, 67–84. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2014.996289

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. (2015). White matter microstructure mediates the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and spatial working memory in older adults. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. 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. (in press). Snooping and sexting: Dating violence in a digital media context. Violence against Women.

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

Roberts, S. O., & Gelman, S. A. (in press). Multiracial children’s and adults’ categorizations of multiracial individuals. Journal of Cognition and Development.

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

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Schultze, M., Zagorscak, P., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2015). Feeling cybervictims' pain: The effect of empathy training on cyberbullying. Aggressive Behavior. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ab.21613

Stewart, C. R., Sanchez, S. S., Grenesko, E. L., ... Velasquez, F., Lincoln, A. J., & Müller, R. A. (2015). Sensory symptoms and processing of nonverbal auditory and visual stimuli in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2367-z

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 analysis. In N. A. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of geropsychology. New York: Springer.

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. (2015). Fitness, but not physical activity, is related to functional integrity of brain networks associated with aging. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.10.044

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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