LIFE-Related Publications

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

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Anderson, R. E. (2018). And still WE rise: Parent–child relationships, resilience, and school readiness in low-income urban Black families. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 60–70. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000348

Antognini, K., & Daum, M. M. (2017). Toddlers show sensorimotor activity during auditory verb processing. Neuropsychologia. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.07.022

Aschwanden, D., Allemand, M., & Hill, P. L. (in press). Cognitive methods in personality research. In B. J. Carducci (Ed.), The Wiley encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Aschwanden, D., Kliegel, M., & Allemand, M. (in press). Cognitive complaints mediate the association between cognition and emotional stability across 12 years in old age. Psychology and Aging.

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

Birditt, K. S., Cranford, J. A., Manalel, J. A., & Antonucci, T. C. (2018). Drinking patterns among older couples: Longitudinal associations with negative marital quality. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 73, 655–665. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbw073

Böger, A., & Huxhold, O. (2018). Age-related changes in emotional qualities of the social network from middle adulthood into old age: How do they relate to the experience of loneliness? Psychology and Aging. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000222

Böger, A., & Huxhold, O. (2018). Do the antecedents and consequences of loneliness change from middle adulthood into old age? Developmental Psychology, 54, 181–197. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000453

Boker, S. M., Tiberio, S. S., & Moulder, R. G. (in press). Robustness of time delay embedding to sampling interval misspecification. In K. van Montfort, J. Oud, & M. C. Voelkle (Eds.), Continuous time modeling in the behavioral and related sciences. New York: Springer.

Brandmaier, A. M., Driver, C., & Voelkle, M. C. (in press). Recursive partitioning in continuous time analysis. In K. van Montfort, J. Oud, & M. C. Voelkle (Eds.), Continuous time modeling in the behavioral and related sciences. New York: Springer.

Brienza, J. P., Kung, F., Santos, H. C., Bobocel, D. R., & Grossmann, I. (2017). Wisdom, bias, and balance: Toward a process-sensitive measurement of wisdom-related cognition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/ 10.1037/pspp0000171

Brod, G., & Shing, Y. L. (2018). Specifying the role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in memory formation. Neuropsychologia, 111, 8–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.01.005

Bühler, J. C., von Oertzen, T., McBride, C. A., Stoll S., & Maurer, U. (2018). Influence of dialect use on early reading and spelling acquisition in German-speaking children in Grade 1. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 30, 336–360. https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2018.1444614

Butler, O., Willmund, G., Gleich, T., Gallinat, J., Kühn, S., & Zimmermann, P. (2018). Hippocampal gray matter increases following multimodal psychological treatment for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Brain and Behavior. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.956

Butler, O., Willmund, G., Gleich, T., Zimmermann, P., Lindenberger, U., Gallinat, J., & Kühn, S. (2018). Cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression of negative emotion in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder: A functional MRI study. Cognitive Therapy and Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-018-9905-x

Butler, O., Yang, X. F., Laube, C., Kühn, S., & Immordino-Yang, M. H. (2018). Community violence exposure correlates with smaller gray matter volume and lower IQ in urban adolescents. Human Brain Mapping, 39, 2088–2097. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23988

Chopik, W. J. (2018). Does personality change following spousal bereavement? Journal of Research in Personality, 72, 10–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.08.010

Chopik, W. J., Bremner, R. H., Johnson, D. J., & Giasson, H. L. (2018). Age differences in age perceptions and developmental transitions. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:67. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00067

Denissen, J. J. A., Bleidorn, W., Hennecke, M., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Specht, J., & Zimmermann, J. (2018). Uncovering the power of personality to shape income. Psychological Science, 29, 3–13. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617724435

Dickinson, D., Pratt, D. N., Giangrande, E. J., Grunnagle, M., Orel, J., Weinberger, D. R., ... Berman, K. F. (2018). Attacking heterogeneity in schizophrenia by deriving clinical subgroups from widely available symptom data. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44, 101–113. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbx039

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: Series B. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/ 10.1093/geronb/gbw058

Drewelies, J., Schade, H., Hülür, G., Hoppmann, C. A., Ram, N., & Gerstorf, D. (2018). The more we are in control, the merrier? Partner perceived control and negative affect in the daily lives of older couples. Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gby009

Driver, C. C., & Voelkle, M. C. (2018). Hierarchical Bayesian continuous time dynamic modeling. Psychological Methods. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000168

Dufner, M., Brümmer, M., Chung, J. M., Drewke, P. M., Blaison, C., & Schmukle, S. C. (2018). Does smile intensity in photographs really predict longevity? A replication and extension of Abel and Kruger (2010). Psychological Science, 29, 147–153. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617734315

Gampe, A., Kurthen, I., & Daum, M. M. (2017). BILEX: A new tool measuring bilingual children's lexicons and translational equivalents. First Language. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0142723717736450

Gerlach, T. M., Arslan, R. C., Schultze, T., Reinhard, S. K., & Penke, L. (2017). Predictive validity and adjustment of ideal partner preferences across the transition into romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000170

Gonzalez, M. Z., Puglia, M. H., Morris, J. P., & Connelly, J. J. (2017). Oxytocin receptor genotype and low economic privilege reverses ventral striatum-social anxiety association. Social Neuroscience. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2017.1403954

Gorlin, E. I., Werntz, A. J., Fua, K. C., Lambert, A. E., Namaky, N., & Teachman, B. A. (in press). Remembering or knowing how we felt: Depression and anxiety symptoms predict retrieval strategy use during emotional self-report. Emotion.

Hernandez, E., Spencer, B., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Faber, A., & Ewert, A. (2017). "We are a team": Couple identity and memory loss. Dementia. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217709604

Hill, P. L., Katana, M., & Allemand, M. (2018). Investigating the affective signature of forgivingness across the adult years. Research in Human Development, 15, 21–32. https://doi.org/10.1080/15427609.2017.1414526   

Höltge, J., Mc Gee, S. L., Maercker, A., & Thoma, M. V. (2018). Childhood adversities and thriving skills: The sample case of older Swiss former indentured child laborers. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2018.02.002

Höltge, J., Mc Gee, S. L., & Thoma, M. V. (2018). The curvilinear relationship of early-life adversity and successful aging: The mediating role of mental health. Aging and Mental Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2018.1433635

Huxhold, O., & Fiori, K. L. (2018). Do demographic changes jeopardize social integration among aging adults living in rural regions? Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gby008

Iordan, A. D., Cooke, K. A., Moored, K. D., Katz, B., Buschkuehl M., ... Polk, T. A., & Reuter-Lorenz, P. A. (2018). Aging and network properties: Stability over time and links with learning during working memory training. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9: 419. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2017.00419

Kaftan, O. J., & Freund, A. M. (2018). The way is the goal: The role of goal focus for successful goal pursuit and subjective well-being. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-being. Salt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers. https://www.nobascholar.com/chapters/20

Kaiser, R. H., Clegg, R., Goer, F., Pechtel, P., Beltzer, M., Vitaliano, G., ... Teicher, M. (2018). Childhood stress, grown-up brain networks: Corticolimbic correlates of early life stress and adult stress response. Psychological Medicine, 48, 1157–1166. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291717002628

Kaiser, R. H., Treadway, M. T., Wooten, D. W., Kumar, P., Goer, F., ... Beltzer, M., ... Pizzagalli, D. A. (2017). Frontostriatal and dopamine markers of individual differences: A multi-modal investigation. Cerebral Cortex. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhx281

Kansky, J. (2018). What’s love got to do with it? Romantic relationships and well-being. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-beingSalt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers. https://www.nobascholar.com/chapters/10

Kansky, J., & Allen, J. (2017). Making sense and moving on: The potential for individual and interpersonal growth following emerging adult breakups. Emerging Adulthood. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/ 10.1177/2167696817711766

Kliesch, M., Giroud, N., Pfenninger, S., & Meyer, M. (2018). Research on second language acquisition in old adulthood: What we have and what we need. In D. Gabrys-Barker (Ed.), Third age learners of foreign languages. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Kumar, P., Goer, F., Murray, L., Dillon, D. G., Beltzer, M. L., Cohen, A. L., ... Pizzagalli, D. A. (2018). Impaired prediction error encoding and striatal-midbrain connectivity during reward learning in major depression. Neuropsychopharmacology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-018-0032-x

Leckelt, M., … Gerlach, T. M., … Chopik, W. J., Penke, L., … Hutteman, R., … Grossmann, I., & Back, M. D. (2018). Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire short scale (NARQ-S) in convenience and representative samples. Psychological Assessment, 30, 86–96. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000433

Lorenz, L., Hyland, P., Perkonigg, A., & Maercker, A. (2017). Is adjustment disorder unidimensional or multidimensional? — Implications for ICD-11. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1591

Lorenz, L., Hyland, P., Maercker, A., Ben-Ezra, M. (2018). The latent structure of ICD-11 adjustment disorder in the Israeli population. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 54, 65–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.01.007

Lorenz, L., Perkonigg, A., & Maercker, A. (2018). The course of adjustment disorder following involuntary job loss and its predictors of latent change. Clinical Psychological Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702618766290

Lorenz, L., Perkonigg, A., Maercker, A. (2018). A socio-interpersonal approach to adjustment Disorder: The example of involuntary job loss. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9: 1425576. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2018.1425576

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

Mc Gee, S. L., Höltge, J., Maercker, A., & Thoma, M. V. (2017). Evaluation of the revised Sense of Coherence scale in a sample of older adults: A means to assess resilience aspects. Aging and Mental Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2017.1364348

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

Mortby, M. E., Ismail, Z., & Anstey, K.J. (2018). Prevalence estimates of Mild Behavioral Impairment in a population-based sample of pre-dementia states and cognitively healthy older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 30, 221–232. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217001909

Moulder, R. G., Boker, S., Ramseyer, F., & Tschacher, W. (2018). Determining synchrony between behavioral time series: An application of surrogate data generation for establishing falsifiable null-hypotheses. Psychological Methods. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000172

Mueller, S., Wagner, J., Voelkle, M. C., Smith, J., & Gerstorf, D. (2017). The interplay of personality and functional health in old and very old age: Dynamic within-person interrelations across up to 13 years. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000173

Mueller, S., Wagner, J., Wagner, G. G., Ram, N., & Gerstorf, D. (in press). How far reaches the power of personality? Personality predictors of terminal decline in well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Oppermann, E., Brunner, M., Eccles, J. S., & Anders, Y. (2018). Uncovering young children's motivational beliefs about learning science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 55, 399–421. https://doi.org/ 10.1002/tea.21424

Oud, J. H. L., Voelkle, M. C., & Driver, C. C. (2018). SEM based CARMA time series models for arbitrary N. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 53, 36–56. https://doi.org/10.1080/00273171.2017.1383224

Rohrer, J. M. (2018). Thinking clearly about correlations and causation: Graphical causal models for observational data. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 1, 27–42. https://doi.org/10.1177/2515245917745629

Rohrer, J. M., Brümmer, M., Schupp, J., & Wagner, G. G. (2018). Worries across time and age in the German Socio-Economic Panel Study. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.02.012

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. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000142

Rohrer, J. M., Egloff, B., & Schmukle, S. C. (2018). Probing birth-order effects on narrow traits using specification curve analysis. Psychological Science, 28, 1821–1832. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617723726

Rohrer, J. M., & Schmukle, S. C. (2018). Individual importance weighting of domain satisfaction ratings does not increase validity. Collabra: Psychology, 4(1): 6. https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.116

Schuck, N. W., Petok, J. R., Meeter, M., Schjeide, B.-M. M., Schröder, J., Bertram, L., ... Li, S.-C. (2018). Aging and a genetic KIBRA polymorphism interactively affect feedback- and observation-based probabilistic classification learning. Neurobiology of Aging, 61, 36–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2017.08.026

Stahl, J. F., & Schober, P. S. (2017). Convergence or divergence? Educational discrepancies in work-care arrangements of mothers with young children in Germany. Work, Employment & Society. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017017692503

Stahl, J. F., Schober, P. S., & Spieß, C. K. (2017). Parental socio-economic status and childcare quality: Early inequalities in educational opportunity? Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq. 2017.10.011

Susperreguy, M. I., Davis-Kean, P. E., Duckworth, K., & Chen, M. (2017). Self-concept predicts academic achievement across levels of the achievement distribution: Domain specificity for math and reading. Child Development. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12924

Taggart, J., Eisen, S. L., & Lillard, A. S. (2018). Pretense. In M. H. Bornstein, M. E. Arterberry, K. Fingerman, & J. E. Lansford (Eds.), The SAGE encyclopedia of lifespan human development (Vol. 4, pp. 1725–1277). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Taggart, J., Heise, M. J., & Lillard, A. S. (2018). The real thing: Preschoolers prefer actual activities to pretend ones. Developmental Science, 21: e12582. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12582

Tsang, S. (2018). Troubled or traumatized youth? The relations between psychopathy, violence exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder, and antisocial behavior among juvenile offenders. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 27, 164–178. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2017.1372541

van den Bos, W., Bruckner, R., Nassar, M. R., Mata, R., & Eppinger, B. (2017). Computational neuroscience across the lifespan: Promises and pitfalls. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2017.09.008

Varnum, M. E. W., & Grossmann, I. (2017). Cultural change: The how and the why. Perspectives on Psychological Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691617699971

Vogel, N., Ram, N., Goebel, J., Wagner, G. G., & Gerstorf, D. (2017). How does availability of county-level healthcare services shape terminal decline in well-being? European Journal of Ageing. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-017-0425-4

Wagner, J., & Mueller, S. (in press). Personality development in late adulthood. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York: Springer.

Wermelinger, S., Gampe, A., Behr, J., & Daum, M. M. (2018). Interference of action perception on action production increases across the adult life-span. Experimental Brain Research, 236, 577–586. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5157-3

Wermelinger, S., Gampe, A., & Daum, M. M. (2017). Higher levels of motor competence are associated with reduced interference in action perception across the lifespan. Psychological Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-017-0941-z

Wesemann, U., Zimmermann, P., Mahnke, M., Butler, O., Polk, S., & Willmund, G. (2018). Burdens on emergency responders after a terrorist attack in Berlin. Occupational Medicine, 68, 60–63. https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqx172

Westgate, E. C., & Wilson, T. D. (in press). Boring thoughts and bored minds: The MAC model of boredom and cognitive engagement. Psychological Review.

Whitton, A. E., Deccy, S., Ironside, M. L., Kumar, P., Beltzer, M., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2018). EEG source functional connectivity reveals abnormal high-frequency communication among large-scale functional networks in depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 50–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.bpsc.2017.07.001

Xiu, D., Mc Gee, S. L., & Maercker, A. (2018). Sense of coherence and posttraumatic growth: The moderating role of value orientation in Chinese and Swiss bereaved parents. Journal of Loss and Trauma. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2018.1436120

Yucel, M., & Vaish, A. (2018). Young children tattle to enforce moral norms. Social Development. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12290

Zahodne, L. B., Kraal, A. Z., Sol, K., & Zaheed, A. (2018). Subjective social status predicts late-life memory trajectories via both mental and physical health pathways. Gerontology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1159/000487304

Zahodne, L. B., Sol, K., & Kraal, A. Z. (2018). Psychosocial pathways to inequalities in dementia risk: perceived discrimination, depressive symptoms, and external locus of control among Blacks and Hispanics. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbx113

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