B J Ellis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Canterbury
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial antecedents of variation in girls' pubertal timing: maternal depression, stepfather presence, and marital and family stress
    B J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 71:485-501. 2000
  2. pmc Convergence among multiple methods of measuring positivity and negativity in the family environment: relation to depression in mothers and their children
    Irene J Kim Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:123-34. 2008
  3. pmc Quality of early family relationships and individual differences in the timing of pubertal maturation in girls: a longitudinal test of an evolutionary model
    B J Ellis
    John F Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 77:387-401. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Love and anger in romantic relationships: a discrete systems model
    B J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers 68:525-56. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Trait-specific dependence in romantic relationships
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers 70:611-59. 2002
  6. pmc Does father absence place daughters at special risk for early sexual activity and teenage pregnancy?
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 74:801-21. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Children's performance on a false-belief task is impaired by activation of an evolutionarily-canalized response system
    Thomas Keenan
    Department of Psychology Experimental Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 85:236-56. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Impact of fathers on daughters' age at menarche: a genetically and environmentally controlled sibling study
    Jacqueline M Tither
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Dev Psychol 44:1409-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolved probabilistic cognitive mechanisms: an evolutionary approach to gene x environment x development interactions
    David F Bjorklund
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 35:1-36. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The mating sociometer: a regulatory mechanism for mating aspirations
    Phillip S Kavanagh
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:120-32. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial antecedents of variation in girls' pubertal timing: maternal depression, stepfather presence, and marital and family stress
    B J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 71:485-501. 2000
    ..We propose that stepfather presence and stressful family relationships constitute separate paths to early pubertal maturation in girls...
  2. pmc Convergence among multiple methods of measuring positivity and negativity in the family environment: relation to depression in mothers and their children
    Irene J Kim Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:123-34. 2008
    ..These findings may help inform future intervention efforts by highlighting specific parenting dimensions that are strongly associated with maternal and with child depression...
  3. pmc Quality of early family relationships and individual differences in the timing of pubertal maturation in girls: a longitudinal test of an evolutionary model
    B J Ellis
    John F Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 77:387-401. 1999
    ..In total, the quality of fathers' investment in the family emerged as the most important feature of the proximal family environment relative to daughters' pubertal timing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Love and anger in romantic relationships: a discrete systems model
    B J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers 68:525-56. 2000
    ..As also predicted by our model, the love and anger/upset emotion systems converged to predict relationship satisfaction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trait-specific dependence in romantic relationships
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers 70:611-59. 2002
    ..The construct of trait-specific dependence is introduced and linked with other theories of mate value...
  6. pmc Does father absence place daughters at special risk for early sexual activity and teenage pregnancy?
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 74:801-21. 2003
    ..Effects of father absence are discussed in terms of life-course adversity, evolutionary psychology, social learning, and behavior genetic models...
  7. ncbi request reprint Children's performance on a false-belief task is impaired by activation of an evolutionarily-canalized response system
    Thomas Keenan
    Department of Psychology Experimental Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 85:236-56. 2003
    ..The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that activation of the predator-avoidance system generates prepotent response patterns that pre-empt full consideration of the mental states of the prey characters in false-belief stories...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of fathers on daughters' age at menarche: a genetically and environmentally controlled sibling study
    Jacqueline M Tither
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Dev Psychol 44:1409-20. 2008
    ..These data suggest that early exposure to disordered paternal behavior, followed by family disruption and residential separation from the father, can lead to substantially earlier menarche...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolved probabilistic cognitive mechanisms: an evolutionary approach to gene x environment x development interactions
    David F Bjorklund
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 35:1-36. 2007
  10. doi request reprint The mating sociometer: a regulatory mechanism for mating aspirations
    Phillip S Kavanagh
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:120-32. 2010
    ..This research supports a conceptualization of a domain-specific mating sociometer, which functions to calibrate mating aspirations in response to experiences of romantic rejection and acceptance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family environments, adrenarche, and sexual maturation: a longitudinal test of a life history model
    Bruce J Ellis
    Division of Family Studies and Human Development, John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Child Dev 78:1799-817. 2007
    ..Consistent with a life history perspective, quality of parental investment emerged as a central feature of the proximal family environment in relation to pubertal timing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biological sensitivity to context: II. Empirical explorations of an evolutionary-developmental theory
    Bruce J Ellis
    Division of Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 033, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:303-28. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Timing of pubertal maturation in girls: an integrated life history approach
    Bruce J Ellis
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:920-58. 2004
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