Recent LIFE-Related Publications

A Selection of Recent Articles, Books, and Chapters by LIFE Fellows and Alumni

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Publications 2023 and in press

Allen, J. P., Danoff, J. S., Costello, M. A., Loeb, E. L., Davis, A. D., Hunt, G. L., Gregory, S. G., Giamberardino, S. N., & Connelly, J. J. (2023). Adolescent peer struggles predict accelerated epigenetic aging in midlife. Development and Psychopathology, 35(2), 912–925.

Baeuchl, C., Glöckner, F., Koch, C., Petzold, J., Schuck, N. W., Smolka, M. N., & Li, S.-C. (2023). Dopamine differentially modulates medial temporal lobe activity and behavior during spatial navigation in young and older adults. NeuroImage, 273, Article 120099.

Beltzer, M. L., Daniel, K. E., Daros, A. R., & Teachman, B. A. (2023). Examining social reinforcement learning in social anxiety. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. Advance online publication.

Beltzer, M. L., Moulder, R. G., Baker, C., Comer, K., & Teachman, B. A. (2022). Effects of mass shootings on mental illness stigma in the United States. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication.

Bierbauer, W., Bermudez, T., Bernardo, A., Fleisch-Silvestri, R., Hermann, M., Schmid, J. P., Kowatsch, T., & Scholz, U. (2022). Implementation of a novel medication regimen following cardiac rehabilitation: An application of the health action process approach. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 30(1), 30–37.

Brose, A., Rueschkamp, J. M. G., Kuppens, P., Gerstorf, D., & Schmiedek, F. (2022). The impact of affective information on working memory: A psychometric approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication.

Brunner, M., Keller, L., Stallasch, S. E., Kretschmann, J., Hasl, A., Preckel, F., Lüdtke, O., & Hedges, L. V. (2023). Meta-analyzing individual participant data from studies with complex survey designs: A tutorial on using the two-stage approach for data from educational large-scale assessments. Research Synthesis Methods, 14(1), 5–35.

Buchberger, E. S., Brandmaier, A. M., Lindenberger, U., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Ngo, C. T. (in press). The process structure of memory abilities in early and middle childhood [Registered report]. Developmental Science.

Costello, M. A., Allen, J. P., Womack, S., Loeb, E. L., Stern, J. A., & Pettit, C. (2022). Characterizing emotional support development: Teen best friendships to young adult romantic relationships. Journal of Research on Adolescence. Advance online publication.

Daniel, K. E., Moulder, R. G., Teachman, B. A., & Boker, S. M. (2022). Stability and spread: A novel method for quantifying transitions within multivariate binary timeseries data. Behavior Research Methods. Advance online publication.

Driebe, J. C., Stern, J., Penke, L., & Gerlach, T. M. (2023). Stability and change of individual differences in ideal partner preferences over 13 years. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication.

Dufner, M., & Krause, S. (2023). On how to be liked in first encounters: The effects of agentic and communal behaviors on popularity and unique liking. Psychological Science, 34(4), 481–489.

Frank, C. C., Mundy, L. M., & Smith, J. (2023). Life course engagement in enriching activities: When and how does it matter for cognitive aging? Psychology and Aging. Advance online publication.

Fua, K.*, Daniel, K. E.*, Werntz, A., Doss, B., Lawrence, E., & Teachman, B. A. (2022). Development and validation of the flexibility in partner perspectives scale. Contemporary Family Therapy. Advance online publication.

Grassetti, S. N., Meehan, Z. M., Beveridge, R. M., Teachman, B. A., Stanton, A. G., Cooper, P. J., & Daniel, K. E. (2023). Evaluation of health service psychology graduate program “Visit Days” that target recruitment of underrepresented and/or marginalized students. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 17(1), 43–52.

Hao, C., Lin, Z., Cabrera, L. E., Reuter-Lorenz, P. A., & Lewis, R. L. (2022). Why do valence asymmetries emerge in value learning? A reinforcement learning account. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. Advance online publication.

Hasl, A., Voelkle, M., Kretschmann, J., Richter, D., & Brunner, M. (2022). A dynamic structural equation approach to modeling wage dynamics and cumulative advantage across the lifespan. Multivariate Behavioral Research. Advance online publication.

Higi, L., Schmitt, R., Käser, K., Wälti, M., Grotzer, M., & Vonbach, P. (2023). Impact of a clinical decision support system on paediatric drug dose prescribing: a randomised within-subject simulation trial. BMJ Paediatrics Open, 7(1), Article e001726.

Karlsson, A. E., & Sander, M. C. (2023). Altered alpha/beta desynchronization during item–context binding contributes to the associative deficit in older age. Cerebral Cortex, 33(6), 2455–2469.

Keller, L., Lüdtke, O., Preckel, F., & Brunner, M. (2023). Educational inequalities at the intersection of multiple social categories: An introduction and systematic review of the multilevel analysis of individual heterogeneity and discriminatory accuracy (MAIHDA) approach. Educational Psychology Review, 35, Article 31.

Krämer, M. D., van Scheppingen, M. A., Chopik, W. J., & Richter, D. (2022). The transition to grandparenthood: No consistent evidence for change in the Big Five personality traits and life satisfaction. European Journal of Personality. Advance online publication.

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.

Lawes, M., & Eid, M. (2022). Factor score estimation in multi-method planned missing data designs. Psychological Methods. Advance online publication.

Lawes, M., Hetschko, C., Schöb, R., Stephan, G., & Eid, M. (2023). The impact of unemployment on cognitive, affective and eudaimonic well-being facets: Investigating immediate effects and short-term adaptation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 124(3), 659–681.

LeBoeuf, L., Goldstein-Greenwood, J., & Lillard, A. S. (2023). Multilevel modeling resolves ambiguities in analyses of discipline disproportionality: A demonstration comparing Title 1 Montessori and non-Montessori schools. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, Advance online publication.

LeBoeuf, L., Goldstein-Greenwood, J., & Lillard, A. S. (2023). Rates of chronic absenteeism in Montessori and non-Montessori Title 1 schools. Frontiers in Education, 8, Article 1059071.

Liu, Y., Bagaïni, A., Son, G., Kapoor, M., & Mata, R. (2023). Life-course trajectories of risk-taking propensity: A coordinated analysis of longitudinal studies. Journals of Gerontology: Series, B78(3), 445–455.

Luo, M., Moulder, R. G., & Röcke, C. (2023). The short-term effects of activity engagement on working memory performance in older age. Psychology and Aging, 38(2), 117–131.

Moersdorf, L., Freund, A. M., & Daum, M. M. (2023). What do you focus on? An investigation of goal focus from childhood to old age. Psychological Research. Advance online publication.

Neuschwander, P., Schmitt, R., Jagoda, L., Kurthen, I., Giroud, N., & Meyer, M. (2023). Different neuroanatomical correlates for temporal and spectral supra-threshold auditory tasks and speech in noise recognition in older adults with hearing impairment. European Journal of Neuroscience, 57(6), 981–1002.

Olaru, G., Laukka, E. J., Dekhtyar, S., Sarwary, A., & Brehmer, Y. (2023). Association between personality traits, leisure activities, and cognitive levels and decline across 12 years in older adults. Psychology and Aging. Advance online publication.

Orzek, J. H., Arnold, M., & Voelkle, M. C. (2023). Striving for sparsity: On exact and approximate solutions in regularized structural equation models. Structural Equation Modeling. Advance online publication.

Orzek, J. H., & Voelkle, M. C. (2023). Regularized continuous time structural equation models: A network perspective. Psychological Methods. Advance online publication.

Polk, S. E., Kleemeyer, M. M., Bodammer, N. C., Misgeld, C., Porst, J., Wolfarth, B., Kühn, S., Lindenberger, U., Düzel, S., & Wenger, E. (2023). Aerobic exercise is associated with region-specific changes in volumetric, tensor-based, and fixel-based measures of white matter integrity in healthy older adults. Neuroimage: Reports, 3(1), Article 100155.

Potter, S., Duezel, S., Demuth, I., Gerstorf, D., & Drewelies, J. (2023). Context matters: Health sensitivity in the daily lives of older adults living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Advance online publication.

Röcke, C., Luo, M., Bereuter, P., Katana, M., Fillekes, M., Gehriger, V., Sofios, A., Martin, M., & Weibel, R. (2023). Charting everyday activities in later life: Study protocol of the Mobility, Activity, and Social Interactions Study (MOASIS). Frontiers in Psychology, 13, Article 1011177.

Savell, S. M., Lee, J., Stern, J. A., & Wilson, M. N. (2023). Exploring the benefits of psychoeducation on college students’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of American College Health. Advance online publication.

Savell, S. M., Saini, R., Ramos, M., Wilson, M. N., Lemery-Chalfant, K. J., & Shaw, D. S. (2023). Family processes and structure: Longitudinal influences on adolescent disruptive and internalizing behaviors. Family Relations, 72(1), 361–382.

Schaefer, S., Riediger, M., Li, S.-C., & Lindenberger, U. (2023). Too easy, too hard, or just right: Life-span age differences and gender effects on task difficulty choices. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Advance online publication.

Schlegelmilch, K., & Wertz, A. E. (2023). Grass and gravel: Investigating visual properties preschool children and adults use when distinguishing naturalistic images. Cognitive Development, 66, Article 101324.

Schüttengruber, V., & Freund, A. M. (2022). The role of subjective expectations for exhaustion and recovery: The sample case of work and leisure. Perspectives on Psychological Science. Advance online publication.

Schwarze, S. A., Laube, C., Khosravani, N., Lindenberger, U., Bunge, S. A., & Fandakova, Y. (2023). Does prefrontal connectivity during task switching help or hinder children’s performance? Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 60, Article 101217.

Snyder, A., LeBoeuf, L., & Lillard, A. S. (2023). “My name is Sally Brown, and I hate school!”: A retrospective study of school liking among conventional and Montessori school alumni. Psychology in the Schools, 60(3), 541–565.

Thomas, A., Assari, S., Odukoya, E., & Caldwell, C. (2023). Efficacy to avoid violence and parenting: A moderated mediation of violence exposure for African American urban-dwelling boys. Development and Psychopathology, 35(2), 838–849.

Thomas, A., Jing, M., Chen, H. Y., & Crawford, E. L. (2023). Taking the good with the bad? Social media and online racial discrimination influences on psychological and academic functioning in Black and Hispanic youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 52, 245–257.

Tung, R., Daniel, K. E., Lumley, M. A., Arora, P., Cavell, T. A., Pieterse, A., …, & Fernandes, M. (2023). Making the leap to socially responsive research training in health service psychology. Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 17(1), 31–42.

Weber, E., Hopwood, C. J., Nissen, A. T., & Bleidorn, W. (2023). Disentangling self-concept clarity and self-esteem in young adults. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.

Weidmann, R., Chopik, W. J., Ackerman, R. A., Allroggen, M., Bianchi, E. C., Brecheen, C., Campbell, W. K., Gerlach, T. M., Geukes, K., Grijalva, E., Grossmann, I., Hopwood, C. J., Hutteman, R., Konrath, S., Küfner, A. C. P., Leckelt, M., Miller, J. D., Penke, L., Pincus, A. L., Renner, K.-H., Richter, D., Roberts, B. W., Sibley, C. G., Simms, L. J., Wetzel, E., Wright, A. G. C., & Back, M. D. (in press). Age differences in narcissism: A comprehensive study across eight measures and over 250,000 participants. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Preprint:

Wettstein, M., Wahl, H.-W., Drewelies, J., Wurm, S., Huxhold, O., Ram, N., & Gerstorf, D. (2023). Younger than ever? Subjective age is becoming younger and remains more stable in middle-age and older adults today. Psychological Science. Advance online publication.

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