Tara L. Valladares

LIFE Virginia

LIFE Fellow from 2019 to 2022, University of Virginia


Dissertation completed in September 2022

A Psychometric Evaluation of Emotion Detection Lexicons: Construct Validity and Measurement Differences

(Advisor: Karen M. Schmidt)

Selected Publications

Ladis, I., Valladares, T. L., Coppersmith, D. D. L., Glenn, J. J., Nobles, A. L., Barnes, L. E., & Teachman, B. A. (2023). Inferring sleep disturbance from text messages of suicide attempt survivors: A pilot study. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 53(1), 39–53. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12920

Kelsey, C., Prescott, S., McCulloch, J., Trinchieri, G., Valladares, T. L., Dreisbach, C., Alhusen, J., & Grossmann, T. (2021). Gut microbiota composition is linked to newborn functional brain connectivity and behavioral temperament. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 91, 472–486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2020.11.003

Valladares, T. L., & Schmidt, K. M. (2020). Evaluating longitudinal anchoring methods for Rasch models. Journal of Applied Measurement, 21(3), 294–312.

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