W Boyce

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Social stratification, classroom climate, and the behavioral adaptation of kindergarten children
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17168-73. 2012
  2. pmc Social inequalities in childhood dental caries: the convergent roles of stress, bacteria and disadvantage
    W Thomas Boyce
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:1644-52. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Individual differences in behavioral, physiological, and genetic sensitivities to contexts: implications for development and adaptation
    Jelena Obradovic
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, B C, Canada
    Dev Neurosci 31:300-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Social stratification, health, and violence in the very young
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health, Institute of Human Development, University of California, 570 University Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:47-68. 2004
  6. pmc Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective style
    Christopher Oveis
    University of California, Department of Psychology, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Emotion 9:544-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's cortisol activation during the transition to kindergarten
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:304-13. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetries
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002
  9. pmc Physiological reactivity, social support, and memory in early childhood
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
    Child Dev 75:797-814. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Rethinking what is important: biologic versus social predictors of childhood health and educational outcomes
    Douglas P Jutte
    School of Public Health, Division of Community Health and Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
    Epidemiology 21:314-23. 2010

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Publications22

  1. pmc Social stratification, classroom climate, and the behavioral adaptation of kindergarten children
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17168-73. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Social inequalities in childhood dental caries: the convergent roles of stress, bacteria and disadvantage
    W Thomas Boyce
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:1644-52. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006
    ..To study how early father involvement and children's biobehavioral sensitivity to social contexts interactively predict mental health symptoms in middle childhood...
  4. doi request reprint Individual differences in behavioral, physiological, and genetic sensitivities to contexts: implications for development and adaptation
    Jelena Obradovic
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, B C, Canada
    Dev Neurosci 31:300-8. 2009
    ..We also suggest important directions for future studies of individual differences in susceptibility to environmental effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social stratification, health, and violence in the very young
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health, Institute of Human Development, University of California, 570 University Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:47-68. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective style
    Christopher Oveis
    University of California, Department of Psychology, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Emotion 9:544-8. 2009
    ..These results highlight the utility of thin slices of smiling and touch as indicators of child and family affective style...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's cortisol activation during the transition to kindergarten
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:304-13. 2002
    ..Results provide new insight into experiential and individual-difference factors that predict children's physiological reactivity and self-regulation during times of transition and potential stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetries
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that asymmetries in TM temperatures could be associated with behavior problems that signal risk for developmental psychopathology...
  9. pmc Physiological reactivity, social support, and memory in early childhood
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
    Child Dev 75:797-814. 2004
    ..Results question traditional conceptualizations of reactivity as a risk factor and instead suggest that reactivity may only confer risk in certain environmental contexts...
  10. doi request reprint Rethinking what is important: biologic versus social predictors of childhood health and educational outcomes
    Douglas P Jutte
    School of Public Health, Division of Community Health and Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
    Epidemiology 21:314-23. 2010
    ..We examined the relative importance of early social and biologic risk factors in predicting poor health and educational outcomes in children...
  11. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities affect prefrontal function in children
    Mark M Kishiyama
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1106-15. 2009
    ..Targeting specific prefrontal processes affected by socioeconomic disparity could be helpful in developing intervention programs for LSES children...
  12. pmc Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawal
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:686-702. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations between physiological reactivity and children's behavior: advantages of a multisystem approach
    Amy M Bauer
    Division of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:102-13. 2002
    ..It is proposed that substantial advances can be made by investigating patterns of physiological responses among multiple, concurrent systems rather than individual response systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell disease
    Sarah R Pearson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    Clin Auton Res 15:400-7. 2005
    ..Individual differences in autonomic reactivity may offer a new, biologically plausible account for observed variation in painful episodes, other physical complications and behavioral symptoms among children with sickle cell disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. I: exploring the "head waters" of early life morbidities
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:580-7. 2002
    ..To present the conceptual and methodological backgrounds for development of the MacArthur Assessment Battery for Middle Childhood and one of its constituent instruments, the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young children
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003
    ..The studies' findings offer guidelines for future research on autonomic reactivity in middle childhood and support the feasibility of examining sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to challenge in 3- to 8-year-old children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exploring risk factors for the emergence of children's mental health problems
    Marilyn J Essex
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison 53719, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1246-56. 2006
    ..Exploratory studies that generate testable models of how risk factors for childhood mental health problems work together over time are critical for developing effective prevention and treatment strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. II: developing the Macarthur health and Behavior Questionnaire
    Marilyn J Essex
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:588-603. 2002
    ..1) To evaluate the psychometric properties of the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ) in two studies of 4- to 8-year-old children and (2) to explore the empirical and theoretical implications of HBQ-based study findings...
  19. ncbi request reprint A new approach to integrating data from multiple informants in psychiatric assessment and research: mixing and matching contexts and perspectives
    Helena C Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 4012 Quarry Road, MC 5717, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1566-77. 2003
    ..This report proposes a theory to explain observed patterns of interinformant discordance and suggests a new approach to using data from multiple informants to measure characteristics of interest...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prophecies of childhood: how children's social environments and biological propensities affect the health of populations
    Amy M Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Int J Behav Med 11:164-75. 2004
    ..Acknowledging the long-lasting sequelae of childhood adversity has important implications for public health and society...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use: the influence of neighborhood disorder and hope
    Nance Wilson
    Developmental Studies Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:11-9. 2005
    ..To investigate relationships between adolescents' current alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use; perceptions of neighborhood disorder; and sense of hope...
  22. ncbi request reprint School bullying and youth violence: causes or consequences of psychopathologic behavior?
    Young Shin Kim
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 130 S Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1035-41. 2006
    ..Previous studies have failed to garner causal evidence in either direction, largely because of methodologic constraints such as cross-sectional study designs, shared method variance, and analytic shortfalls...

Research Grants8

  1. Deciduous Teeth as a Stress Biomarker in Children (RMI)
    W Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed research would assess the reliability and empirical validity of these measures as indicators of long term CRH system activation. ..
  2. Social Disparities in the Early Neurobiology of Stress
    W Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Social Ordering and Mental/Physical Health in Children
    W Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2006
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