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Submissions from 2023

The Future of Immersive Mood Induction in Affective Science: Using Virtual Reality to Test Effects of Mood Context on Task Performance, Nadia Kako, Christian E. Waugh, and Kateri McRae

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Protocol for the Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) Intervention: A Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial for Adolescents and Young Adults with Advanced Cancer, Alison O’Daffer, Liam Comiskey, Samantha R. Scott, Chuan Zhou, Miranda C. Bradford, Joyce P. Yi-Frazier, and Abby R. Rosenberg

Reappraisal and Mentalizing: Perceived Difficulty and Effects on Negative Emotion, John P. Powers, Christian G. Capistrano, Daniel N. McIntosh, Ana M. Bedacarratz, and Kateri McRae

Submissions from 2022

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Maternal Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Neural Function During Volitional Emotion Regulation, and Parenting, Christian G. Capistrano, Leah A. Grande, Kateri McRae, K. Luan Phan, and Pilyoung Kim

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Associations Between Cumulative Risk, Childhood Sleep Duration, and Body Mass Index Across Childhood, Tiffany Phu and Jenalee R. Doom

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Social Affect Regulation in University Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic, John P. Powers, Megan Burnham, Hannah Friedman, and Kateri McRae

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Preconception Maternal Posttraumatic Stress and Child Negative Affectivity: Prospectively Evaluating the Intergenerational Impact of Trauma, Danielle A. Swales, Elysia Poggi Davis, Nicole E. Mahrer, Christine M. Guardino, Madeleine Shalowitz, Sharon L. Ramey, and Christine Dunkel Schetter

Submissions from 2021

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Parental Buffering in the Context of Poverty: Positive Parenting Behaviors Differentiate Young Children's Stress Reactivity Profiles, Samantha M. Brown, Lisa J. Schlueter, Eliana Hurwich-Reiss, Julia Dmitrieva, Elly Miles, and Sarah Enos Watamura

Submissions from 2020

Social Reactions and Women’s Decisions to Report Sexual Assault to Law Enforcement, Anne P. DePrince, Naomi Wright, Kerry L. Gagnon, Tejaswinhi Srinivas, and Jennifer Labus

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Sensitive Periods for Psychosocial Risk in Childhood and Adolescence and Cardiometabolic Outcomes in Young Adulthood, Jenalee R. Doom, Kenia M. Rivera, Estela Blanco, Raquel Burrows, Paulina Correa-Burrows, Patricia L. East, Betsy Lozoff, and Sheila Gahagan

Miles over Mind: Transnational Death and Its Association with Psychological Distress Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants, Luz M. Garcini, Thania Galvan, Ryan Brown, Michelle Chen, Elizabeth A. Klonoff, Khadija Ziauddin, and Christopher P. Fagundes

Submissions from 2019

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Perinatal Promotive and Protective Factors for Women with Histories of Childhood Abuse and Neglect, Victoria M. Atzl, Leah A. Grande, Elysia Poggi Davis, and Angela J. Narayan

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Temperament Similarities and Differences: A Comparison of Factor Structures from the Behavioral Style Questionnaire in Children with and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder, Brian Barger, Eric J. Moody, Caroline Ledbetter, Larissa D’Abreu, Susan Hepburn, and Steven A. Rosenberg

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Decreased Amygdala Reactivity to Parent Cues Protects Against Anxiety Following Early Adversity: An Examination Across 3 Years, Bridget L. Callaghan, Dylan G. Gee, Laurel Gabard-Durnam, Eva H. Telzer, Kathryn L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, Mor Shapiro, Jessica Flannery, Daniel S. Lumian, Dominic S. Fareri, Christina Caldera, and Nim Tottenham

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Risky Interactions: Relational and Developmental Moderators of Substance Use and Dating Aggression, Charlene Collibee, Wyndol Furman, and Jamie Shoop

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Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Brain Morphometry, and Attentional Bias to Threat in Middle Childhood, Alexander J. Dufford, Hannah Bianco, and Pilyoung Kim

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Maternal Brain Resting‐State Connectivity in the Postpartum Period, Alexander J. Dufford, Andrew Erhart, and Pilyoung Kim

Making Movies Instead of Taking Snapshots: Studying Change in Youth's Romantic Relationships, Wyndol Furman, Charlene Collibee, Ann Lantagne, and Rachel Lynn Golden

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Beyond Income: Expanding our Empirical Toolkit to Better Predict Caregiver Well-Being, Eliana Hurwich-Reiss, Sarah Enos Watamura, and C. Cybele Raver

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Benevolent Childhood Experiences (BCEs) in Homeless Parents: A Validation and Replication Study, Jillian S. Merrick, Angela J. Narayan, Carrie E. DePasquale, and Ann S. Masten

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Improving Family Functioning Following Diagnosis of ASD: A Randomized Trial of a Parent Mentorship Program, Eric J. Moody, Kristen Kaiser, Devin Sharp, Lorraine F. Kubicek, Bethany Rigles, Jonathan Davis, Sarah McSwegin, Larissa D’Abreu, and Cordelia Robinson Rosenberg

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The Association Between Exposure to Violent Pornography and Teen Dating Violence in Grade 10 High School Students, Whitney L. Rostad, Daniel Gittins-Stone, Charlie Huntington, Christie J. Rizzo, Deborah Pearlman, and Lindsay Orchowski

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Can Placental Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Inform Timing of Antenatal Corticosteroid Administration?, Danielle A. Swales, Leah A. Grande, Deborah A. Wing, Michelle Edelmann, Laura M. Glynn, Curt Sandman, Roger Smith, Maria Bowman, and Elysia Poggi Davis

Submissions from 2018

Shame and Alienation Related to Child Maltreatment: Links to Symptoms Across Generations, Rebecca L. Babcock Fenerci and Anne P. DePrince

Trauma Exposure, PTSD, and Parenting in a Community Sample of Low-Income, Predominantly African American Mothers and Children, Dorthie Cross, L. Alexander Vance, Ye Ji Kim, Andrew L. Ruchard, Nathan Fox, Tanja Jovanovic, and Bekh Bradley

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

Survivors' Advice to Service Providers: How to Best Serve Survivors of Sexual Assault, Kerry L. Gagnon, Naomi Wright, Tejaswinhi Srinivas, and Anne P. DePrince

Kicks Hurt Less: Discrimination Predicts Distress Beyond Trauma Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants, Luz M. Garcini, Michelle A. Chen, Ryan L. Brown, Thania Galvan, Levi Saucedo, Jodi A. Berger Cardoso, and Christopher P. Fagundes

Overlapping and Distinct Neural Correlates of Imitating and Opposing Facial Movements, Detre A. Godinez, Daniel S. Lumian, Tanisha Crosby-Attipoe, Ana M. Bedacarratz, Paree Zarolia, and Kateri McRae

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Violence Exposure and Psychopathology in Latino Youth: The Moderating Role of Active and Avoidant Coping, Omar G. Gudiño, Allison A. Stiles, and Kathleen I. Diaz

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Cortical Thickness Variation of the Maternal Brain in the First 6 Months Postpartum: Associations with Parental Self-Efficacy, Pilyoung Kim, Alexander J. Dufford, and Rebekah C. Tribble

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Featured Article: Interpersonal Stressors and Resources as Predictors of Adolescent Adjustment Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Ann Lantagne, Robin L. Peterson, Michael W. Kirkwood, H. Gerry Taylor, Terry Stancin, Keith Owen Yeates, and Shari L. Wade

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Revisiting Perceiver and Target Gender Effects in Deception Detection, E. Paige Lloyd, Kevin M. Summers, Kurt Hugenberg, and Allen R. McConnell

Predicting Avoidance Symptoms in U.S. Latino Youth Exposed to Community Violence: The Role of Cultural Values and Behavioral Inhibition, Aimee Schneider and Omar G. Gudiño

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Sexuality Within Female Same-Gender Couples: Definitions of Sex, Sexual Frequency Norms, and Factors Associated with Sexual Satisfaction, Shelby B. Scott, Lane Laurel Ritchie, Kayla Knopp, Galena K. Rhoades, and Howard J. Markman

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Exposure to Traumatic Events in Childhood Predicts Cortisol Production Among High Risk Pregnant Women, Danielle A. Swales, Stephanie A. Stout-Oswald, Laura M. Glynn, Curt Sandman, Deborah A. Wing, and Elysia Poggi Davis

Maternal Depression and Cortisol in Pregnancy Predict Offspring Emotional Reactivity in the Preschool Period, Danielle A. Swales, Dominika A. Winiarski, Alicia K. Smith, Zachary N. Stowe, D. Jeffrey Newport, and Patricia A. Brennan

Submissions from 2017

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Family Income, Cumulative Risk Exposure, and White Matter Structure in Middle Childhood, Alexander J. Dufford and Pilyoung Kim

Interpreting Reading Comprehension Test Results: Quantile Regression Shows that Explanatory Factors Can Vary with Performance Level, Anh N. Hua and Janice M. Keenan

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Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Neural Responses to Infant Emotions, and Emotional Availability Among First-Time New Mothers, Pilyoung Kim, Christian G. Capistrano, Andrew Erhart, Rachel Gray-Schiff, and Nanxi Xu

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Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? Serial Infidelity Across Subsequent Relationships, Kayla Knopp, Shelby Scott, Lane Ritchie, Galena K. Rhoades, Howard J. Markman, and Scott M. Stanley

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Romantic Relationship Development: The Interplay Between Age and Relationship Length, Ann Lantagne and Wyndol Furman

Impact of Executive Function on Efficacy Obtaining Resources Following Intimate Partner Violence, Michelle Seulki Lee and Anne P. DePrince

Preregistered Replication of “Affective Flexibility: Evaluative Processing Goals Shape Amygdala Activity”, Daniel S. Lumian and Kateri McRae

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The Effects of Economic and Sociocultural Stressors on the Well-being of Children of Latino Immigrants Living in Poverty, Marina M. Mendoza, Julia Dmitrieva, Krista M. Perreira, Eliana Hurwich-Reiss, and Sarah Enos Watamura

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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

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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 2015

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Distraction During Deployment: Marital Relationship Associations with Spillover for Deployed Army Soldiers, Sarah P. Carter, Benjamin Loew, Elizabeth S. Allen, Laura Osborne, Scott M. Stanley, and Howard J. Markman