LIFE-Related Publications

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

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Allemand, M., Schaffhuser, K., & Martin, M. (2015). Long-term correlated change between personality traits and perceived social support in middle adulthood. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 420–432. doi: 10.1177/0146167215569492

Brose, A., De Roover, K., Ceulemans, E., & Kuppens, P. (2015). Older adults’ affective experiences across 100 days are less variable and less complex than younger adults’. Psychology and Aging, 30, 194–208. doi: 10.1037/a0038690

Brose, A., Schmiedek, F., Koval, P., & Kuppens, P. (2015). Emotional inertia contributes to depressive symptoms beyond perseverative thinking. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 527–538. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2014.916252

Brose, A., Voelkle, M. C., Lövdén, M., Lindenberger, U., & Schmiedek, F. (2015). Differences in the between-person and the within-person structures of affect are a matter of degree. European Journal of Personality, 29, 55–71. doi: 10.1002/per.1961

Caro, D. H., Cortina, K. S., & Eccles, J. S. (2014). Socioeconomic background, education, and labor force outcomes: Evidence from a regional US sample. British Journal of Sociology of Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/01425692.2013.868784

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (in press). Adult attachment. In S. K. Whitbourne (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of adulthood and aging. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Chopik, W. J., O’Brien, E., Konrath, S. H., & Schwarz, N. (2014). MLK Day and racial attitudes: Liking the group more but specific exemplars less. Political Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/pops.12171

Dufner, M., Arslan, R. C., Hagemeyer, D., Schönbrodt, F. D., & Denissen, J. J. A. (in press). Affective contingencies in the affiliative domain: Physiological assessment, associations with the affiliation motive, and prediction of behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 

Dufner, M., Reitz, A. K., & Zander, L. (2014). Antecedents, consequences, and mechanisms: On the longitudinal interplay between academic self-enhancement and psychological adjustment. Journal of Personality. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12128

Eccles, J. S., Fredricks, J. A., & Epstein, A. D. (2015). Understanding well-developed interests and activity commitment. In K. A. Renninger, M. Nieswandt, & S. Hidi (Eds.), Handbook on interest in mathematics and science learning (pp. 315–330). Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

Eppinger, B., & Bruckner, R. (2015). Towards a mechanistic understanding of age-related changes in learning and decision making: A neuro-computational approach. In T. M. Hess, J. Strough, & C. E. Löckenhoff (Eds.), Aging and decision making: Empirical and applied perspectives (pp. 62–80). New York: Elsevier.

Fandakova, Y., Lindenberger, U., & Shing, Y. L. (2015). Maintenance of youth-like processing protects against false memory in later adulthood. Neurobiology of Aging, 36, 933–941. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2014.10.022

Fatfouta, R., Gerlach, T. M., Schröder-Abé, M., & Merkl, A. (2015). Narcissism and lack of interpersonal forgiveness: The mediating role of state anger, state rumination, and state empathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 36–40. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.10.051

Freund, J., Brandmaier, A. M., Lewejohann, L., Kirste, I., Kritzler, M., ... Lindenberger, U., & Kempermann, G. (2015). Association between exploratory activity and social individuality in genetically identical mice living in the same enriched environment. Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.05.027

Garrett, D. D., Nagel, I. E., Preuschhof, C., Burzynska, A. Z., ... Villringer, A., Li, S.-C., Heekeren, H. E., Bäckman, L., & Lindenberger, U. (in press). Amphetamine modulates brain signal variability and working memory in younger and older adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

Gaschler, R., Marewski, J. N., & Frensch, P. A. (2015). Once and for all: How people change strategy to ignore irrelevant information in visual tasks. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68, 543–567. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2014.961933

Gerstorf, D., & Hülür, G. (Eds.). Special section: Subjective perceptions of memory functioning in old age — nature, correlates, and developmental trajectories. Gerontology, 61(3), 218–257.

Gerstorf, D., Hülür, G., Drewelies, J., Eibich, P., Düzel, S., ... Wagner, G. G., & Lindenberger, U. (2015). Secular changes in late-life cognition and well-being: Towards a long bright future with a short brisk ending? Psychology and Aging. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/pag0000016

Gholami, M., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2014). A brief self-regulatory intervention increases dental flossing in adolescent girls. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12529-014-9459-6

Gholami, M., Wiedemann, A., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Mothers improve their daughters’ vegetable intake: A randomized controlled trial. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 20, 1–7. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2014.902485

Gonzalez, M. Z., Beckes, L., Chango, J., Allen, J. P., & Coan, J. A. (2014). Adolescent neighborhood quality predicts adult dACC response to social exclusion. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu137

Haag, N., Heppt, B., Roppelt, A., & Stanat, P. (2015). Linguistic simplification of mathematics items: Effects for language minority students in Germany. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 30, 145–167. doi: 10.1007/s10212-014-0233-6

Heppt, B., Haag, N., Böhme, K., & Stanat, P. (2015). The role of academic-language features for reading comprehension of language-minority students and students from low-SES families. Reading Research Quarterly, 50, 61–82. doi: 10.1002/rrq.83

Horn, E. E., Turkheimer, E., & Strachan, E. (2015). Psychological distress, emotional stability, and emotion regulation moderate dynamics of HSV-2 recurrence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49, 187–198. doi: 10.1007/s12160-014-9640-9

Hülür, G., Hertzog, C., Pearman, A., & Gerstorf, D. (2015). Correlates and moderators of change in subjective memory and memory performance: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. Gerontology, 61, 232–240. doi: 10.1159/000369010

Hülür, G., Hoppmann, C. A., Ram, N., & Gerstorf, D. (2015). Developmental associations between short-term variability and long-term changes: Intraindividual correlation of positive and negative affect in daily life and cognitive aging. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0039341

Hutteman, R., Nestler, S., Wagner, J., Egloff, B., & Back, M. D. (2015). Wherever I may roam: Processes of self-esteem development from adolescence to emerging adulthood in the context of international student exchange. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8, 767–783. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000015

Jager, J., Keyes, K. M., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2015). Historical variation in young adult binge drinking trajectories and its link to historical variation in social roles and minimum legal drinking age. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/dev0000022

Jager, J., Yuen, C. X., Putnick, D. L., Hendricks, C., & Bornstein, M. H. (2014). Adolescent–peer relationships, separation and detachment from parents, and internalizing and externalizing behaviors: Linkages and interactions. Journal of Early Adolescence, 35, 511–537. doi: 10.1177/0272431614537116

Ke, Z., & Wang, L. (2014). Detecting individual differences in change: Methods and comparisons. Structural Equation Modeling. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.936096

Kigel, R., McElvany, N., & Becker, M. (2015). Effects of immigrant background on text comprehension, vocabulary, and reading motivation: A longitudinal study. Learning & Instruction, 35, 73–84. doi: 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2014.10.001

Kirste, I., Nicola, Z., Kronenberg, G., Walker, T. L., Liu, R. C., & Kempermann, G. (2015). Is silence golden? Effects of auditory stimuli and their absence on adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Brain Structure and Function, 220, 1221–1228. doi: 10.1007/s00429-013-0679-3

Kotter-Grühn, D. (2015). Changing negative views of aging: Implications for intervention and translational research. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 35, 167–186. doi: 10.1891/0198-8794.35.167

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.

Lhakhang, P., Gholami, M., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2015). Comparing a motivational and a self-regulatory intervention to adopt an oral self-care regimen: A two-sequential randomized crossover trial. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 20, 381–392. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2014.951368

Liem, F., Mérillat, S., Bezzola, L., Hirsiger, S., Philipp, M., Madhyastha, T., & Jäncke, L. (2015). Reliability and statistical power analysis of cortical and subcortical FreeSurfer metrics in a large sample of healthy elderly. NeuroImage, 108, 95–109. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.12.035

Lillard, A. S., Dore, R. A., Hopkins, E. J., & Smith, E. D. (2015). Challenges to research on play: Mending the methodological mistakes. In J. J. Johnson, S. G. Eberle, T. S. Henricks, & D. Kuschner (Eds.), Handbook of the study of play (Vol. 2, pp. 445–452). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Lillard, A. S., Drell, M. B., Richey, E. M., Boguszewski, K., & Smith, E. D. (2015). Further examination of the immediate impact of television on children’s executive function. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0039097

Lisofsky, N., Lindenberger, U., & Kühn, S. (2015). Amygdala/hippocampal activation during the menstrual cycle: Evidence for lateralization of effects across different tasks. Neuropsychologia, 67, 55–62. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.12.005

Manago, A. M., Ward, L. M., Lemm, K., Reed, L., & Seabrook, R. (2015). Facebook involvement, objectified body consciousness, body shame, and sexual assertiveness in college women and men. Sex Roles, 72, 1–14. doi: 10.1007/s11199-014-0441-1

Mata, R., Josef, A., & Lemaire, P. (2015). Heuristic-use and adaptive decision-making. In T. M. Hess, J. Strough, & C. E. Löckenhoff (Eds.), Aging and decision making: Empirical and applied perspectives (pp. 105–122). New York: Elsevier.

Mattis, J. S., Grayman-Simpson, N., Powell-Hammond, W., Anderson, R. E., Mattis, J. H., & Kimbro, L. (in press). African American positive psychology. In E. Chang & N. Lin (Eds.), Handbook of positive psychology in racial and ethnic minority groups: Theory, research, assessment, 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.

Moors, A. C., Conley, T. D., Edelstein, R. S., & Chopik, W. J. (2015). Attached to monogamy? Avoidance predicts willingness to engage (but not actual engagement) in consensual non-monogamy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 222–240. doi: 10.1177/0265407514529065

Nagel, I. E., & Lindenberger, U. (2015). Adult age differences in working memory: Evidence from functional neuroimaging. In R. H. Logie & R. Morris (Eds.), Working memory and ageing (pp. 129–154). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Oertzen, T. von, Brandmaier, A. M., & Tsang, S. (2015). Structural equation modeling with Ωnyx. Structural Equation Modeling, 22, 148–161. doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.935842

Oishi, S., Westgate, E. C., Tucker, J., & Komiya, A. (in press). Desire and happiness: Aristotelian, Puritan, and Buddhist approaches. In W. Hofmann & L. Nordgren (Eds.), The psychology of desire. New York: Guilford Press.

Papenberg, G., Lövdén, M., Laukka, E. J., Kalpouzos, G., Keller, L., Graff, C., ... Bäckman, L. (2014). Magnified effects of the COMT gene on white-matter microstructure in very old age. Brain Structure and Function. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00429-014-0835-4

Papenberg, G., Salami, A., Persson, J., Lindenberger, U., & Bäckman, L. (2015). Genetics and functional imaging: Effects of APOE, BDNF, COMT, and KIBRA in aging. Neuropsychology Review, 25, 47–62. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9279-8

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., Asendorpf, J. B., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2015). When do immigrant adolescents feel personally discriminated against? Longitudinal effects of peer preference. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 39, 197–207. doi: 10.1177/0165025414567008

Roy, M., Devroop, K., & Getz, L. (2014). Improvement in South African students' outlook due to music involvement. Music Education Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/14613808.2014.910183

Schaefer, S., Jagenow, D., Verrel, J., & Lindenberger, U. (2015). The influence of cognitive load and walking speed on gait regularity in children and young adults. Gait & Posture, 41, 258–262. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2014.10.013

Schaefer, S., Schellenbach, M., Lindenberger, U., & Woollacott, M. (2015). Walking in high-risk settings: Do older adults still prioritize gait when distracted by a cognitive task? Experimental Brain Research, 233, 79–88. doi: 10.1007/s00221-014-4093-8

Schneider, M., & Mustafić, M. (Eds.). (2015). Gute Hochschullehre: Eine evidenzbasierte Orientierungshilfe [Good higher-education teaching: An evidence-based guide]. Berlin: Springer.

Schuck, N. W., Doeller, C., Polk, T. A., Lindenberger, U., & Li, S.-C. (2015). Human aging alters the neural computation and representation of space. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.05.031

Schuck, N. W., Gaschler, R., Wenke, D., Heinzle, J., Frensch, P. A., Haynes, J.-D., & Reverberi, C. (2015). Medial prefrontal cortex predicts internally driven strategy shifts. Neuron, 86, 331–340. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.03.015

Schüz, N., Walters, J., Cameron-Tucker, H., Scott, J., Wood-Baker, R., & Walters, H. (in press). Patient anxiety and depression moderate the effects of increased self-management knowledge on physical activity: A secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial on health-mentoring in COPD. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Schulenberg, J., Patrick, M. E., Maggs, J., & Maslowsky, J. (in press). 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.

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Göbel, K., Scheithauer, H., Brighi, A., Guarini, A., Tsorbatzoudis, H., ... Smith, P. K. (2015). A comparison of classification approaches for cyberbullying and traditional bullying using data from six European countries. Journal of School Violence, 14, 47–65. doi: 10.1080/15388220.2014.961067

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., & Scheithauer, H. (2015). Cyberbullying. In T. P. Gullotta, M. Evans, & R. Plant (Eds.), The handbook of adolescent behavioral problems: Evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment (2nd ed., pp. 415–428). New York: Springer.

Seidler, R., Erdeniz, B., Koppelmans, V., Hirsiger, S., Mérillat, S., & Jäncke, L. (2015). Associations between age, motor function, and resting state sensorimotor network connectivity in healthy older adults. NeuroImage, 108, 47–59. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.12.023

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

Talhelm, T., Haidt, J., Oishi, S., Zhang, X., Miao, F. F., & Chen, S. (2015). Liberals think more analytically (more “WEIRD”) than conservatives. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 250–267. doi: 10.1177/0146167214563672

Tenney, E. R., Logg, J. M., & Moore, D. A. (2015). (Too) optimistic about optimism: The belief that optimism improves performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 377–399. doi: 10.1037/pspa0000018

Wang, L., & Preacher, K. J. (2015). Moderated mediation analysis using Bayesian methods. Structural Equation Modeling, 22, 249–263. doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.935256

Weinreich, A., Strobach, T., & Schubert, T. (2015). Expertise in video game playing is associated with reduced valence concordant emotional expressivity. Psychophysiology, 52, 59–66. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12298

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

Wilson, T. D., Gilbert, D., Reinhard, D., Westgate, E. C., & Brown, C. (2015). Would you fund this movie? A reply to Fox et al. (2014). Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 1428. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01428

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