LIFE-Related Publications


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

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Publications 2022

Allen, J. P., Loeb, E. L., Kansky, J., & Davis, A. A. (2022). Beyond susceptibility: Openness to peer influence is predicted by adaptive social relationships. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 46(3), 180–189.

Beam, C. R., Pezzoli, P., Mendle, J., Burt, S. A., Neale, M. C., Boker, S. M., Keel, P. K., & Klump, K. L. (2022). How nonshared environmental factors come to correlate with heredity. Development & Psychopathology, 34(1), 321–333.

Bechtiger, L., Steinhoff, A., Dollar, J., Halliday, S. E., Calkins, S., Keane, S. P., & Shanahan, L. (2022). Pathways from maternal depressive symptoms to children’s academic performance in adolescence: A 13-year prospective-longitudinal study. Child Development, 93(2), 388–404.

Beltzer, M. L., Ameko, M. K., Daniel, K. E., Daros, A. R., Boukhechba, M., Barnes, L. E., & Teachman, B. A. (2022). Building an emotion regulation recommender algorithm for socially anxious individuals using contextual bandits. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(S1), 51–72.

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.

Bermudez, T., Bierbauer, W., Scholz, U., & Hermann, M. (2022). Depression and anxiety in cardiac rehabilitation: Differential associations with changes in exercise capacity and quality of life. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 35(2), 204–218.

Boland, J., Szkody, E., Daniel, K. E., Aggarwal, P, Selby, E., Peterman, A., & Washburn, J. (2022). Clinical psychology doctoral students training during the COVID-19 pandemic: May 1st to June 25th. Training and Education in Professional Psychology. Advance online publication.

Brod, G., & Shing, Y. L. (2022). Are there age-related differences in the effects of prior knowledge on learning? Insights gained from the memory congruency effect. Mind, Brain, and Education, 16(2), 89–98.

Buchinger, L., Richter, D., & Heckhausen, J. (2022). The development of life goals over the adult lifespan. Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 77(5), 905–915.

Dahl, M. J., Mather, M., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2022). Noradrenergic modulation of rhythmic neural activity shapes selective attention. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 26(1), 38–52.

Dimanova, P., Borbás, R., Schnider, C. B., Fehlbaum, L. V., & Raschle, N. M. (2022). Prefrontal cortical thickness, emotion regulation strategy use and Covid-19 mental health. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Advance online publication.

Drewelies, J., Eibich, P., Düzel, S., Kühn, S., Krekel, C., Goebel, J., Kolbe, J., Demuth, I., Lindenberger, U., Wagner, G. G., & Gerstorf, D. (2022). Location, location, location: The role of objective neighborhood characteristics for perceptions of control. Gerontology, 68, 214–223.

Düzel, S., Drewelies, J., Polk, S. E., Misgeld, C., Porst, J., Wolfarth, B., Kühn, S., Brandmaier, A. M., & Wenger, E. (2022). No evidence for a boost in psychosocial functioning in older age after a six-month physical exercise intervention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16, Article 825454.

Dworschak, C., Heim, E., & Maercker, A. (2022). Efficacy of internet-based interventions for common mental disorder symptoms and psychosocial problems in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Internet Interventions, 27, Article 100498.

Fansher, M., Adkins, T. J., Lewis, R. L., Boduroglu, A., Lalwani, P., Quirk, M., Shah, P., & Jonides, J. (in press). How ordinary Americans understand COVID-19. Memory & Cognition. Preprint:

Fansher, M., Adkins, T., & Shah, P. (2022). Graphs do not lead people to infer causation from correlation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Advance online publication.

Fansher, M., Shah, P., & Hélie, S. (2022). The effect of mode of presentation on Tower of Hanoi problem solving. Cognition, 224, Article 105041.

Fehlbaum, L. V., Peters, L., Dimanova, P., Röell, M., Borbás, R., Ansari, D., & Raschle, N. M. (2022). Mother-child similarity in brain morphology: A comparison of structural characteristics of the brain’s reading network. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 53, Article 101058.

Finkel, D., Davis, D. W., Giangrande, E. J., Womack, S. R., Turkheimer, E., & Beam, C. R. (2022). Socioeconomic status impacts genetic influences on the longitudinal dynamic relationship between temperament and cognition in childhood: The Louisville Twin Study. Child Development, 93(2), e135–e148.

Ger, E., Küntay, A., Göksun, T., Stoll, S., & Daum, M. M. (2022). Do typological differences in the expression of causality influence preschool children’s causal event construal? Language and Cognition, 14(2), 161–184.

Giangrande, E. J., Beam, C. R., Finkel, D., Davis, D. W., & Turkheimer, E. (2022). Genetically informed, multilevel analysis of the Flynn Effect across four decades and three WISC versions. Child Development, 93(1), e47–e58.

Giangrande, E. J., & Turkheimer, E. (2022). Race, ethnicity, and the Scarr-Rowe hypothesis: A cautionary example of fringe science entering the mainstream. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 17(3), 696–710.

Giangrande, E. J., Weber, R. S., & Turkheimer, E. (2022). What do we know about the genetic architecture of psychopathology? Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 18, 19–42.

Gordon, A. M., Cross, E., Ascigil, E., Balzarini, R., Luerssen, A., & Muise, A. (in press). Feeling appreciated buffers against the negative effects of unequal division of household labor on relationship satisfaction. Psychological Science.

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.

Hess, S., Mousikou, P., & Schroeder, S. (2022). Morphological processing in developmental handwriting production: Evidence from kinematics. Reading and Writing, 35, 899–917.

Hu, R. X., & Li, L. W. (2022). Social disconnectedness and loneliness: Do self-perceptions of aging play a role? Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Advance online publication.

Jager, J., Rauer, A., Staff, J., Lansford, J. E., Pettit, G. S., & Schulenberg, J. E. (2022). The destabilization and destandardization of social roles across the adult life course. Developmental Psychology, 58(3), 589–605.

Jang, H., Lewis, R., & Lustig, C. (2022). Opposite reactions to loss incentive by young and older adults: Insights from diffusion modeling. Psychology and Aging, 37(4), 469–485.

Karlsson, A. E., Lindenberger, U., & Sander, M. C. (2022). Out of rhythm: Compromised precision of theta-gamma coupling impairs associative memory in old age. Journal of Neuroscience, 42(9), 1752–1764.

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

Keller, L., Cortina, K. S., Müller, K., & Miller, K. F. (2022). Noticing and weighing alternatives in the reflection of regular classroom teaching: Evidence of expertise using mobile eye-tracking. Instructional Science, 50, 251–272.

Krämer, M. D., Roos, Y., Richter, D., & Wrzus, C. (2022). Resuming social contact after months of contact restrictions: Social traits moderate associations between changes in social contact and well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 98, Article 104223.

Kuhl, P., Kocaj, A., & Stanat, P. (2022). Zusammenhänge zwischen einem gemeinsamen Unterricht und kognitiven und non-kognitiven Outcomes von Kindern ohne sonderpädagogischen Förderbedarf [Associations between joint education and cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes of students without special educational needs]. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 36(3), 181–206.

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. (2022). 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. Advance online publication.

Manalel, J. A., & Antonucci, T. C. (2022). Development of social convoys: Trajectories of convoy structure and composition from childhood through adulthood. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication.

Michal, A., Fansher, M., Sun, X., Zhang, H., & Shah, P. (in press). Cognitive development: Applications to education. In A. O'Donnell, N. C. Barnes, & J. Reeve (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of educational psychology. Oxford University Press.

Moersdorf, L., Daum, M. M., & Freund, A. M. (2022). For whom is the path the goal? A lifespan perspective on the development of goal focus. Collabra: Psychology, 8(1): Article 31603.

Moersdorf, L., Freund, A. M., & Daum, M. M. (2022). Spelling out some unaddressed conceptual and methodological challenges in empirical lifespan research. Acta Psychologica, 226, Article 103585.

Moulder, R. G., Daniel, K. E., Teachman, B. A., & Boker, S. M. (2022). Tangle: A metric for quantifying complexity and erratic behavior in short time series. Psychological Methods, 27(1), 82–98.

Pauley, C., Sommer, V. R., Kobelt, M., Keresztes, A., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Sander, M. C. (2022). Age-related declines in neural selectivity manifest differentially during encoding and recognition. Neurobiology of Aging, 112, 139–150.

Polk, S. E., Kleemeyer, M. M., Köhncke, Y., Brandmaier, A. M., Bodammer, N. C., Misgeld, C., Porst, J., Wolfarth, B., Kühn, S., Lindenberger, U., Wenger, E., & Düzel, S. (2022). Change in latent gray matter structural integrity is associated with change in cardiovascular fitness in older adults who engage in at-home aerobic exercise. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16, Article 852737.

Potter, S., Gerstorf, D., Schmiedek, F., Drewelies, J., Wolff, J., & Brose, A. (2022). Health sensitivity in the daily lives of younger and older adults: Correlates and longer-term change in health. Aging & Mental Health, 26(6), 1261–1269.

Quednow, B. B., Steinhoff, A., Bechtiger, L., Ribeaud, D., Eisner, M., & Shanahan, L. (2022). High prevalence and young onset ages: Legal and illicit drug use in an urban cohort of young adults in Switzerland. European Addiction Research, 28(3), 186–198.

Roozenbeek, J., Maertens, R., Herzog, S. M., Geers, M., Kurvers, R., Sultan, M., & van der Linden, S. (2022). Susceptibility to misinformation is consistent across question framings and response modes and better explained by myside bias and partisanship than analytical thinking. Judgment and Decision Making, 17(3). Full text

Savell, S. M.*, Womack, S. R.*, Wilson, M. N., Lemery-Chalfant, K., & Shaw, D. S. (2022). Indirect associations between middle-childhood externalizing behaviors and adolescent substance use through late-childhood exposure to violence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51, 628–642. (* equal contributions)

Schlegelmilch, K., & Wertz, A. E. (2022). Visual segmentation of complex naturalistic structures in an infant eye-tracking search task. PLoS ONE, 17(4), Article e0266158.

Schmitt, R., Meyer, M., & Giroud, N. (2022). Better speech-in-noise comprehension is associated with enhanced neural speech tracking in older hearing-impaired adults. Cortex, 151, 133–146.

Schuck, N. W., Li, A. X., Wenke, D., Ay-Bryson, D. S., Löwe, A. T., Gaschler, R., & Shing, Y. L. (2022). Spontaneous discovery of novel task solutions in children. PLoS ONE, 17(5), Article e0266253.

Shanahan, L., Steinhoff, A., Bechtiger, L., Murray, A. L., Nivette, A., Hepp, U., Ribeaud, D., & Eisner, M. (2022). Emotional distress in young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence of risk and resilience from a longitudinal cohort study. Psychological Medicine, 52(5), 824–833.

Sommer, V. R., Mount, L., Weigelt, S., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Sander, M. C. (2022). Spectral pattern similarity analysis: Tutorial and application in developmental cognitive neuroscience. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 54, Article 101071.

Sommer, V. R., & Sander, M. C. (2022). Contributions of representational distinctiveness and stability to memory performance and age differences. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 29(3), 443–462.

Steinhoff, A., Bechtiger, L., Ribeaud, D., Eisner, M. P., Quednow, B. B., & Shanahan, L. (2022). Polysubstance use in early adulthood: Patterns and developmental precursors in an urban cohort. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 15, Article 797473.

Vaish, A., & Savell, S. (2022). Young children value recipients who display gratitude. Developmental Psychology, 58(4), 680–692.

Wenger, E., Polk, S. E., Kleemeyer, M. M., Weiskopf, N., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., & Brandmaier, A. M. (2022). Reliability of quantitative multiparameter maps is high for magnetization transfer and proton density but attenuated for R1 and R2* in healthy young adults. Human Brain Mapping. Advance online publication.

Womack, S. R., Beam, C. R., Davis, D. W., Finkel, D., & Turkheimer, E. (2022). Genetic and environmental correlates of the nonlinear recovery of cognitive ability in twins. Developmental Psychology, 58(3), 535–550.

Womack, S. R., Wilson, M. N., Tong, X., Lemery-Chalfant, K., & Shaw, D. S. (2022). Trajectories of early childhood family instability and the development of externalizing behaviors from middle childhood to adolescence: A prospective study of at-risk families. Child Development, 93(3), e266–e281.

Yucel, M., Drell, M. B., Jaswal, V. K., & Vaish, A. (2022). Young children do not perceive distributional fairness as a moral norm. Developmental Psychology, 58(6), 1103–1113.

Previous Advance Online Publications

Grabman, J. H., Cash, D. K., Slane, C. R., & Dodson, C. S. (2021). Improving the interpretation of verbal eyewitness confidence statements by distinguishing perceptions of certainty from those of accuracy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Advance online publication.

Keller, L., Preckel, F., Eccles, J. S., & Brunner, M. (2021). Top-performing math students in 82 countries: An integrative data analysis of gender differences in achievement, achievement profiles, and achievement motivation. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication.

Kühn, S., Mascherek, A., Filevich, E., Lisofsky, N., Becker, M., Butler, O., Lochstet, M., Mårtensson, J., Wenger, E., Lindenberger, U., & Gallinat, J. (2021). Spend time outdoors for your brain: An in-depth longitudinal MRI study. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. Advance online publication.

Lawes, M., Hetschko, C., Sakshaug, J., & Grießemer, S. (2021). Contact modes and participation in app-based smartphone surveys: Evidence from a large-scale experiment. Social Science Computer Review. Advance online publication.

Potter, S., Röcke, C., Gerstorf, D., Brose, A., Kolodziejczak, K., Hoppmann, C., Ram, N., & Drewelies, J. (2021). Partner pain and affect in the daily lives of older couples. Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Advance online publication.

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