J Belsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Infant-mother attachment security, contextual risk, and early development: a moderational analysis
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 14:293-310. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Are there long-term effects of early child care?
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Child Dev 78:681-701. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental origins of attachment styles
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck College, 7 Bedford Square, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 4:166-70. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring marriage-parenting typologies and their contextual antecedents and developmental sequelae
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 16:501-23. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of warm-sensitive-stimulating parenting: a prospective study of mothers and fathers of 3-year-olds
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 76:384-96. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The development of reproductive strategy in females: early maternal harshness --> earlier menarche --> increased sexual risk taking
    Jay Belsky
    Instititute for Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 46:120-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The intergenerational transmission of parenting: introduction to the special section
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 45:1201-4. 2009
  8. pmc Vulnerability genes or plasticity genes?
    J Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 14:746-54. 2009
  9. pmc Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional study
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1B 3RA
    BMJ 332:1476. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Parenting, attention and externalizing problems: testing mediation longitudinally, repeatedly and reciprocally
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1233-42. 2007

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Infant-mother attachment security, contextual risk, and early development: a moderational analysis
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 14:293-310. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of risk and resilience and in light of the probabilistic nature of the relation between early attachment and later development...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are there long-term effects of early child care?
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Child Dev 78:681-701. 2007
    ..Discussion focuses on mechanisms responsible for these effects, the potential collective consequences of small child-care effects, and the importance of the ongoing follow-up at age 15...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developmental origins of attachment styles
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck College, 7 Bedford Square, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 4:166-70. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring marriage-parenting typologies and their contextual antecedents and developmental sequelae
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Dev Psychopathol 16:501-23. 2004
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the relative influence of marriage and parenting on child development and the potential benefits of applying typological approaches to the study of marriage-parenting family subsystems...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of warm-sensitive-stimulating parenting: a prospective study of mothers and fathers of 3-year-olds
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 76:384-96. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in terms of supportive versus harsh parenting, mother-father differences, and the characteristics of the sample...
  6. doi request reprint The development of reproductive strategy in females: early maternal harshness --> earlier menarche --> increased sexual risk taking
    Jay Belsky
    Instititute for Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 46:120-8. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in terms of evolutionary perspectives on human development and reproductive strategy, and future directions for research are outlined...
  7. doi request reprint The intergenerational transmission of parenting: introduction to the special section
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 45:1201-4. 2009
    ..Lacking, however, is high-quality work highlighting the conditions under which parenting is not transmitted across generations. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  8. pmc Vulnerability genes or plasticity genes?
    J Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 14:746-54. 2009
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  9. pmc Effects of Sure Start local programmes on children and families: early findings from a quasi-experimental, cross sectional study
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, London WC1B 3RA
    BMJ 332:1476. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of Sure Start local programmes (SSLPs) on children and their families. To assess whether variations in the effectiveness of SSLPs are due to differences in implementation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Parenting, attention and externalizing problems: testing mediation longitudinally, repeatedly and reciprocally
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1233-42. 2007
    ..Building on prior work, this paper tests, longitudinally and repeatedly, the proposition that attentional control processes mediate the effect of earlier parenting on later externalizing problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family rearing antecedents of pubertal timing
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Child Dev 78:1302-21. 2007
    ..Maternal menarche, controlled in all analyses, was a stronger predictor than rearing. Findings are discussed in terms of theory development, genetic and nutritional influences, and sample restrictions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Childhood experience and the development of reproductive strategies
    Jay Belsky
    Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom
    Psicothema 22:28-34. 2010
    ..Twenty years since BSD advanced their <<uncanny>> prediction, it seems clear that female pubertal timing is related to select aspects of early family experience...
  13. doi request reprint Annual Research Review: Parenting and children's brain development: the end of the beginning
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:409-28. 2011
    ..Research on parenting and children's brain development may be regarded as at 'the end of the beginning'...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emanuel Miller lecture developmental risks (still) associated with early child care
    J Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:845-59. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Child-rearing antecedents of intergenerational relations in young adulthood: a prospective study
    J Belsky
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, England
    Dev Psychol 37:801-13. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Quantity counts: amount of child care and children's socioemotional development
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Social Issues, Birkbeck College, University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, UK
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:167-70. 2002
  17. doi request reprint Cumulative-genetic plasticity, parenting and adolescent self-regulation
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:619-26. 2011
    ..Here the differential-susceptibility hypothesis is tested that the more putative 'plasticity alleles' adolescents carry, the more positively and negatively influenced they will be by, respectively, supportive and unsupportive parenting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intergenerational relationships in young adulthood and their life course, mental health, and personality correlates
    Jay Belsky
    Birkbeck University of London, Families and Social Issues, London, United Kingdom
    J Fam Psychol 17:460-71. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the openness of the parent-child relationship in adulthood to further development...
  19. doi request reprint Infant attachment security and the timing of puberty: testing an evolutionary hypothesis
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:1195-201. 2010
    ..These results support a conditional-adaptational view of individual differences in attachment security and raise questions about the biological mechanisms responsible for the attachment effects we discerned...
  20. ncbi request reprint Testing a core emotion-regulation prediction: does early attentional persistence moderate the effect of infant negative emotionality on later development?
    J Belsky
    School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Child Dev 72:123-33. 2001
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  21. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to parenting and quality child care
    Michael Pluess
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 46:379-90. 2010
    ..J. Belsky, D. L. Vandell, et al.'s (2007) failure to consider such temperament-moderated rearing effects in their evaluation of long-term child care effects misestimates effects of child care quality on social adjustment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic risk, parenting during the preschool years and child health age 6 years
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:508-13. 2007
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that some of the effect of socioeconomic risk on health in mid childhood is transmitted via early parenting...
  23. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to rearing experience: the case of childcare
    Michael Pluess
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:396-404. 2009
    ..Inconsistencies regarding developmental effects of non-maternal childcare may be caused by neglecting the possibility that children are differentially susceptible towards such experiences...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early attachment security, subsequent maternal sensitivity, and later child development: does continuity in development depend upon continuity of caregiving?
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 4:361-87. 2002
    ..Results are discussed with regard to the role of early experience in shaping development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Attachment and attention: protection in relation to gender and cumulative social-contextual adversity
    R M Pasco Fearon
    Department of Psychology, University College London, University of London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Child Dev 75:1677-93. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Parenting and children's cardiovascular functioning
    B G Bell
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 34:194-203. 2008
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  27. doi request reprint Beyond diathesis stress: differential susceptibility to environmental influences
    Jay Belsky
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, 7 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 135:885-908. 2009
    ..Discussion focuses upon limits of the evidence, statistical criteria for distinguishing differential susceptibility from diathesis stress, potential mechanisms of influence, and unknowns in the differential-susceptibility equation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Disadvantaged but different: variation among deprived communities in relation to child and family well-being
    Jacqueline Barnes
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:952-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate the implementation, impact, and cost-effectiveness of SSLPs, or other area-based initiatives, it is important to consider ways in which they can be grouped meaningfully according to these patterns...
  29. pmc 5-HTTLPR moderates effects of current life events on neuroticism: differential susceptibility to environmental influences
    Michael Pluess
    Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:1070-4. 2010
    ..Whereas neuroticism is likely to be an especially stable trait in individuals homozygous for the long allele, this may be less so the case for those carrying short alleles...
  30. ncbi request reprint Variation in community intervention programmes and consequences for children and families: the example of Sure Start Local Programmes
    Edward Melhuish
    Institute for the Study of Children Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:543-51. 2007
    ..A national evaluation examined the links between variation in programme implementation and effectiveness...
  31. doi request reprint Effects of fully-established Sure Start Local Programmes on 3-year-old children and their families living in England: a quasi-experimental observational study
    Edward Melhuish
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK
    Lancet 372:1641-7. 2008
    ..We therefore investigated whether SSLPs affect the wellbeing of 3-year-old children and their families...
  32. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism moderates effects of prenatal maternal anxiety on infant negative emotionality
    Michael Pluess
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 69:520-5. 2011
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  33. doi request reprint Avoidant romantic attachment and female orgasm: testing an emotion-regulation hypothesis
    Danielle L Cohen
    Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 10:1-10. 2008
    ..39 years) proved consistent with this hypothesis. Results are discussed in terms of developmental influence on adult reproductive behavior, evolution, and the characteristics of the sample...
  34. ncbi request reprint A taxometric study of the Adult Attachment Interview
    Glenn I Roisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:675-86. 2007
    ..The consequences of these analyses for AAI reliability training and coding are also explored...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does class size in first grade relate to children's academic and social performance or observed classroom processes?
    Virginia Allhusen
    NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:651-64. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Child-care history, classroom composition, and children's functioning in kindergarten
    Julia Dmitrieva
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Pholadelphia, PA 10122, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:1032-9. 2007
    ..g., fighting and arguing) and higher academic achievement when schooled in classrooms with more peers who had extensive child-care histories...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of the perception of goal-directed action in infants
    Vincent M Reid
    Neurocognition and Development Group, Center for Advanced Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 124:129-38. 2007
    ..These results suggest that by 8 months infants are sensitive to the disruption of perceived goal-directed actions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Maternal personality and infants' neural and visual responsivity to facial expressions of emotion
    Michelle de Haan
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1209-18. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the potential role of experience in the development of the ability to process facial expressions of emotion...
  39. pmc The relationship between body mass index and behavior in children
    Robert H Bradley
    Center for Applied Studies in Education, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    J Pediatr 153:629-634. 2008
    ..To examine reciprocal relationships between body mass index (BMI) and internalizing and externalizing problems from infancy through middle childhood, with a focus on sex and history of overweight...
  40. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk for obesity in early childhood
    Philip R Nader
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e594-601. 2006
    ..Our aim with this study was to assist clinicians by estimating the predictive value of earlier levels of BMI status on later risk of overweight and obesity during the middle childhood and early adolescent years...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does time spent in child care influence risk for unintentional injury?
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:184-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the effect of quantity and quality of early child care on children's risk for unintentional injury...
  42. ncbi request reprint When parents have a history of conduct disorder: how is the caregiving environment affected?
    Sara R Jaffee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:309-19. 2006
    ..The cumulative consequences of early-onset conduct disorder and assortative mating for antisocial behavior may explain the long-term effects of conduct disorder on young adult functioning...
  43. pmc Teaching. Opportunities to learn in America's elementary classrooms
    Robert C Pianta
    Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Science 315:1795-6. 2007