Scholarship created by the faculty of the University of Denver's Department of Psychology.


Submissions from 2017

Executive Function and Parenting in the Context of Homelessness., Amy R. Monn, Angela J. Narayan, Amanda W. Kalstabakken, Erin C. Schubert, and Ann S. Masten

Assessing Angels in the Nursery: A Pilot Study of Childhood Memories of Benevolent Caregiving as Protective Influences, Angela J. Narayan, Chandra Ghosh Ippen, William W. Harris, and Alicia F. Lieberman

The Legacy of Early Childhood Violence Exposure to Adulthood Intimate Partner Violence: Variable- and Person-oriented Evidence., Angela J. Narayan, Madelyn H. Labella, Michelle M. Englund, Elizabeth A. Carlson, and Byron Egeland

Literacy Acquisition Influences Children's Rapid Automatized Naming, Robin L. Peterson, Anne B. Arnett, Bruce F. Pennington, Brian Byrne, Stefan Samuelsson, and Richard K. Olson

Changes in the Sexual Relationship and Relationship Adjustment Precede Extradyadic Sexual Involvement, Shelby B. Scott, Aleja Parsons, Kristina M. Post, Scott M. Stanley, Howard J. Markman, and Galena K. Rhoades

Distinct Patterns of Reduced Prefrontal and Limbic Gray Matter Volume in Childhood General and Internalizing Psychopathology, Hannah R. Snyder, Benjamin L. Hankin, Curt A. Sandman, Kevin Head, and Elysia Poggi Davis

Validation of Minimally-Invasive Sample Collection Methods for Measurement of Telomere Length, Stephanie A. Stout, Jue Lin, Natalie Hernandez, Elysia Poggi Davis, Elizabeth Blackburn, Judith E. Carroll, and Laura M. Glynn

The Center of Attention: Metamers, Sensitivity, and Bias in the Emergent Perception of Gaze, Timothy D. Sweeny and David Whitney

An Examination of the Communication Styles Associated with Psychopathy and Their Influence on Observer Impressions, Leanne ten Brinke, Stephen Porter, Natasha Korva, Katherine Fowler, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Christopher J. Patrick

Change the Things You Can: Emotion Regulation is more Beneficial for People from Lower than from Higher Socioeconomic Status., Allison S. Troy, Brett Q. Ford, Kateri McRae, Pareezad Zarolia, and Iris B. Mauss

Cultural Snapshots: Theory and Method, Max Weisbuch, Sarah Ariel Lamer, Evelyne Treinen, and Kristin Pauker

Submissions from 2016

Determinants and Long-Term Effects of Attendance Levels in a Marital Enrichment Program for African American Couples, Allen W. Barton, Steven R. H. Beach, Tera R. Hurt, Frank D. Fincham, Scott M. Stanley, Steven M. Kogan, and Gene H. Brody

Poverty and Internalizing Symptoms: The Indirect Effect of Middle Childhood Poverty on Internalizing Symptoms via an Emotional Response Inhibition Pathway, Christian G. Capistrano, Hannah Bianco, and Pilyoung Kim

Comparing the Stability of Psychopathy Scores in Adolescents versus Adults: How often is “Fledgling Psychopathy” Misdiagnosed?, Elizabeth Cauffman, Jennifer Skeem, Julia Dmitrieva, and Caitlin Cavanagh

The Genetic and Environmental Etiologies of the Relations between Cognitive Skills and Components of Reading ability., Micaela E. Christopher, Janice M. Keenan, Jacqueline Hulslander, John C. DeFries, Akira Miyake, Sally J. Wadsworth, Erik Willcutt, Bruce Pennington, and Richard K. Olson

Chronic and Acute Relational Risk Factors for Dating Aggression in Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Charlene Collibee and Wyndol Furman

Subliminal Trauma Reminders Impact Neural Processing of Cognitive Control in Adults with Developmental Earthquake Trauma: A Preliminary Report, Xue Du, Yu Li, Qian Ran, Pilyoung Kim, Barbara L. Ganzel, GuangSheng Liang, Lei Hao, Qinglin Zhang, Huaqing Meng, and Jiang Qiu

The Past Is Present: Representations of Parents, Friends, and Romantic Partners Predict Subsequent Romantic Representations, Wyndol Furman and Charlene Collibee

Thought Suppression as a Mediator of the Association between Depressed Mood and Prescription Opioid Craving among Chronic Pain Patients, Eric L. Garland, Samantha Marie Brown, and Matthew O. Howard

Investigating the Effects of Copy Number Variants on Reading and Language Performance, Alessandro Gialluisi, Alessia Visconti, Erik G. Willcutt, Shelley D. Smith, Bruce F. Pennington, Mario Falchi, John C. DeFries, Richard K. Olson, Clyde Francks, and Simon E. Fisher

Gestational Hormone Profiles predict Human Maternal Behavior at 1-year Postpartum, Laura M. Glynn, Elysia Poggi Davis, Curt A. Sandman, and Wendy A. Goldberg

The Risks and Rewards of Sexual Debut., Rachel Lynn Golden, Wyndol Furman, and Charlene Collibee

Cortisol in Human Milk Predicts Child BMI, Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, Tran Bao Le, Anna Chung, Elysia Poggi Davis, and Laura M. Glynn

Children's Intellectual Ability is Associated with Structural Network Integrity, Dae-Jin Kim, Elysia Poggi Davis, Curt A. Sandman, Olaf Sporns, Brian F. O'Donnell, Claudia Buss, and William P. Hetrick

Human Maternal Brain Plasticity: Adaptation to Parenting, Pilyoung Kim

Exposure to Childhood Poverty and Mental Health Symptomatology in Adolescence: A Role of Coping Strategies, Pilyoung Kim, Cynthia Neuendorf, Hannah Bianco, and Gary W. Evans

The Maternal Brain and its Plasticity in Humans, Pilyoung Kim, Lane Strathearn, and James E. Swain

Acceptability of Dating Violence and Expectations of Relationship Harm among Adolescent Girls Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence., Michelle Seulki Lee, Stephanie Begun, Anne P. DePrince, and Ann Chu

The Impact of Program Structure on Cortisol Patterning in Children Attending Out-of-home Child Care, Daniel S. Lumian, Julia Dmitrieva, Marina M. Mendoza, Lisa S. Badanes, and Sarah Enos Watamura

Childhood Emotional Maltreatment as a Robust Predictor of Suicidal Ideation: A 3-Year Multi-Wave, Prospective Investigation, Adam Bryant Miller, Jessica L. Jenness, Caroline W. Oppenheimer, Andrea L. Barrocas Gottleib, Jami F. Young, and Benjamin L. Hankin

A Preliminary Multimethod Comparison of Sleep Among Adolescents With and Without Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Benjamin C. Mullin, Laura Pyle, Dustin Haraden, Justin Riederer, Natalie Brim, David Kaplan, and Douglas Novins

Partner Violence During Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Individual and Relationship Level Risk Factors, Jamie Novak and Wyndol Furman

Cognitive Prediction of Reading, Math, and Attention: Shared and Unique Influences, Robin L. Peterson, Richard Boada, Lauren M. McGrath, Erik G. Willcutt, Richard K. Olson, and Bruce F. Pennington

Inhibitory Control Processes and the Strategies That Support Them during Hand and Eye Movements, Lauren M. Schmitt, Lisa D. Ankeny, John A. Sweeney, and Matthew W. Mosconi

The Longitudinal Effect of Emotion Regulation Strategies on Anxiety Levels in Children and Adolescents, Rebecca L. Schneider, Joanna J. Arch, Lauren N. Landy, and Benjamin L. Hankin

Sleep Moderates the Association Between Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood, Allyson M. Schumacher, Alison L. Miller, Sarah Enos Watamura, Salome Kurth, Jonathan M. Lassonde, and Monique K. LeBourgeois

Linking Maternal Socialization of Emotion Regulation to Adolescents’ Co-rumination With Peers, Lindsey B. Stone, Jennifer S. Silk, Caroline W. Oppenheimer, Kristy Benoit Allen, Jennifer M. Waller, and Ronald E. Dahl

Unlocking the Black Box: A Multilevel Analysis of Preadolescent Children’s Coping, Martha E. Wadsworth, Jason J. Bendezú, John Loughlin-Presnal, Jarl A. Ahlkvist, Emile Tilghman-Osborne, Hannah Bianco, Laura Rindlaub, and Eliana Hurwich-Reiss

Submissions from 2015

Links between Within-person Fluctuations in Hyperactivity/attention Problems and Subsequent Conduct Problems, Anne B. Arnett, Bruce F. Pennington, Jami F. Young, and Benjamin L. Hankin

Prevention effects on Trajectories of African American Adolescents’ Exposure to Interparental Conflict and Depressive Symptoms., Allen W. Barton, Steven R. H. Beach, Steven M. Kogan, Scott M. Stanley, Frank D. Fincham, Tera R. Hurt, and Gene H. Brody

Soldiers Returning from Deployment: A Qualitative Study regarding Exposure, Coping, and Reintegration., Lisa A. Brenner, Lisa M. Betthauser, Nazanin Bahraini, Jaimie L. Lusk, Heidi Terrio, Ann I. Scher, and Karen A. Schwab

Quality Counts: Developmental Shifts in Associations Between Romantic Relationship Qualities and Psychosocial Adjustment, Charlene Collibee and Wyndol Furman

Youth Offspring of Mothers with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder have Altered Stress Reactivity in Response to a Laboratory Stressor, Carla Kmett Danielson, Benjamin L. Hankin, and Lisa S. Badanes

Adolescent Earthquake Survivors' show Increased Prefrontal Cortex Activation to Masked Earthquake Images as Adults, Xue Du, Dongtao Wei, Barbara L. Ganzel, Pilyoung Kim, Qinglin Zhang, and Jiang Qiu

The DYX2 Locus and Neurochemical Signaling Genes Contribute to Speech Sound Disorder and Related Neurocognitive Domains, J. D. Eicher, C. M. Stein, F. Deng, A. A. Ciesla, N. R. Powers, R. Boada, S. D. Smith, Bruce F. Pennington, S. K. Iyengar, B. A. Lewis, and J. R. Gruen

A Retrospective Longitudinal Study of Cognitive and Language Skills in Poor Reading Comprehension, Åsa Elwér, Stefan Gustafson, Brian Byrne, Richard K. Olson, Janice M. Keenan, and Stefan Samuelsson

Normative Development of Ventral Striatal Resting State Connectivity in Humans, Dominic S. Fareri, Laurel Gabard-Durnam, Bonnie Goff, Jessica Flannery, Dylan G. Gee, Daniel Stephen Lumian, Christina Caldera, and Nim Tottenham

Perceptions of Participation in Trauma Research among Older Adults., Kerry L. Gagnon, Anne P. DePrince, Tejaswinhi Srinivas, and Leslie K. Hasche

Trajectories of Suicide Ideation and Nonsuicidal Self-injury among Adolescents in Mainland China: Peer Predictors, Joint Development, and Risk for Suicide Attempts., Matteo Giletta, Mitchell J. Prinstein, John R. Z. Abela, Brandon E. Gibb, Andrea L. Barrocas, and Benjamin Hankin

Depression from Childhood through Adolescence: Risk Mechanisms across Multiple Systems and Levels of Analysis, Benjamin L. Hankin

Cortisol Reactivity to Stress among Youth: Stability Over Time and Genetic Variants for Stress Sensitivity., Benjamin L. Hankin, Lisa S. Badanes, Andrew Smolen, and Jami F. Young

5-HTTLPR×interpersonal Stress Interaction and Nonsuicidal Self-injury in General Community Sample of Youth, Benjamin L. Hankin, Andrea L. Barrocas, Jami F. Young, Brett Haberstick, and Andrew Smolen

Depression from Childhood into Late Adolescence: Influence of Gender, Development, Genetic Susceptibility, and Peer Stress., Benjamin L. Hankin, Jami F. Young, John R. Z. Abela, Andrew Smolen, Jessica L. Jenness, Lauren D. Gulley, Jessica R. Technow, Andrea Barrocas Gottlieb, Joseph R. Cohen, and Caroline W. Oppenheimer

Latent profiles of PTSD Symptoms in Women Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence, Claire L. Hebenstreit, Shira Maguen, Kelly H. Koo, and Anne P. DePrince

Childhood Maltreatment Exposure and Disruptions in Emotion Regulation: A Transdiagnostic Pathway to Adolescent Internalizing and Externalizing Psychopathology, Charlotte Heleniak, Jessica L. Jenness, Ann Vander Stoep, Elizabeth McCauley, and Katie A. McLaughlin

Childhood Social Inequalities influences Neural Processes in Young Adult Caregiving, Pilyoung Kim, Shaun S. Ho, Gary W. Evans, Israel Liberzon, and James E. Swain

Couples Relationship Education and Couples Therapy: Healthy Marriage or Strange Bedfellows?, Howard J. Markman and Lane L. Ritchie

The Effectiveness of the Within Our Reach Relationship Education Program for Couples: Findings from a Federal Randomized Trial, Galena K. Rhoades

Can Marriage Education Mitigate the Risks Associated with Premarital Cohabitation?, Galena K. Rhoades, Scott M. Stanley, Howard J. Markman, and Elizabeth S. Allen

Fetal Exposure to Maternal Depressive Symptoms Is Associated With Cortical Thickness in Late Childhood, Curt A. Sandman, Claudia Buss, Kevin Head, and Elysia Poggi Davis

Relapse Prevention in Major Depressive Disorder: Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy versus an Active Control Condition., Amanda J. Shallcross, James J. Gross, Pallavi D. Visvanathan, Niketa Kumar, Amy Palfrey, Brett Q. Ford, Sona Dimidjian, Stephen Shirk, Jill Holm-Denoma, Kari M. Goode, Erica Cox, William Chaplin, and Iris B. Mauss

Adolescent Emotionality and Effortful Control: Core Latent Constructs and Links to Psychopathology and Functioning., Hannah R. Snyder, Lauren D. Gulley, Patricia Bijttebier, Catharina A. Hartman, Albertine J. Oldehinkel, Amy Mezulis, Jami F. Young, and Benjamin L. Hankin

Fetal programming of children's obesity risk, Stephanie A. Stout, Emma V. Espel, Curt A. Sandman, Laura M. Glynn, and Elysia Poggi Davis

The Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) in Toddlers: Nap-dependent Effects on the Diurnal Secretory Pattern, Rebekah C. Tribble, Julia Dmitrieva, Sarah Enos Watamura, and Monique K. LeBourgeois

Submissions from 2014

Sex Differences in ADHD Symptom Severity, Anne B. Arnett, Bruce F. Pennington, Erik G. Willcutt, John C. DeFries, and Richard K. Olson

Meaningfulness of Service and Marital Satisfaction in Army Couples., Jeffrey S. Bergmann, Keith D. Renshaw, Elizabeth S. Allen, Howard J. Markman, and Scott M. Stanley

Genetic and Environmental Etiologies of the Longitudinal Relations Between Prereading Skills and Reading, Micaela E. Christopher, Jacqueline Hulslander, Brian Byrne, Stefan Samuelsson, Janice M. Keenan, Bruce Pennington, John C. DeFries, Sally J. Wadsworth, Erik Willcutt, and Richard K. Olson

Sexually Dimorphic Responses to Early Adversity: Implications for Affective Problems and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Elysia Poggi Davis and Donald Pfaff

Emotional Reactivity and Emotion Regulation among Adults with a History of Self-harm: Laboratory Self-report and Functional MRI Evidence., Tchiki S. Davis, Iris B. Mauss, Daniel Lumian, Allison S. Troy, Amanda J. Shallcross, Paree Zarolia, Brett Q. Ford, and Kateri McRae

Emotion Regulation Moderates the Risk Associated with the 5-HTT Gene and Stress in Children., Brett Q. Ford, Iris B. Mauss, Allison S. Troy, Andrew Smolen, and Benjamin Hankin

Genome-wide Screening for DNA Variants Associated with Reading and Language Traits, A. Gialluisi, D. F. Newbury, E. G. Wilcutt, R. K. Olson, J. C. DeFries, W. M. Brandler, Bruce F. Pennington, S. D. Smith, T. S. Scerri, N. H. Simpson, M. Luciano, D. M. Evans, T. C. Bates, J. F. Stein, J. B. Talcott, A. P. Monaco, S. Paracchini, C. Francks, and S. E. Fisher

Associations among Negative Parenting, Attention Bias to Anger, and Social Anxiety among Youth, Lauren Darlene Gulley, Caroline W. Oppenheimer, and Benjamin L. Hankin

Parent Relationship Quality Buffers against the Effect of Peer Stressors on Depressive Symptoms from Middle Childhood to Adolescence., Nicholas A. Hazel, Caroline W. Oppenheimer, Jessica R. Technow, Jami F. Young, and Benjamin L. Hankin

Longer Gestation is Associated with more Efficient Brain Networks in Preadolescent Children, Dae-Jin Kim, Elysia Poggi Davis, Curt A. Sandman, Olaf Sporns, Brian F. O'Donnell, Claudia Buss, and William P. Hetrick

Military Beliefs and PTSD in Active-duty U.S. Army Soldiers., Benjamin Loew, Sarah Carter, Elizabeth Allen, Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, and Galena K. Rhoades

Academic Achievement Among Immigrant and U.S.-Born Latino Adolescents: Associations With Cultural, Family, And Acculturation Factors, Catherine DeCarlo Santiago, Omar G. Gudiño, Shilpa Baweja, and Erum Nadeem

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depressed Adolescents Exposed to Interpersonal Trauma: An Initial Effectiveness Trial., Stephen Shirk, Anne P. DePrince, Patrice S. Crisostomo, and Jennifer Labus

Volitional Regulation of Emotions Produces Distributed Alterations in Connectivity between Visual, Attention Control, and Default Networks, Chandra Sripada, Michael Angstadt, Daniel Kessler, K. Luan Phan, Israel Liberzon, Gary W. Evans, Robert C. Welsh, Pilyoung Kim, and James E. Swain

Approaching the Biology of Human Parental Attachment: Brain Imaging, Oxytocin and Coordinated Assessments of Mothers and Fathers, J. E. Swain, Pilyoung Kim, J. Spicer, S. S. Ho, C. J. Dayton, A. Elmadih, and K. M. Abel

Ensemble Perception of size in 4-5-year-old Children, Timothy D. Sweeny, Nicole Wurnitsch, Alison Gopnik, and David Whitney