Cynthia Stifter

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal regulation of infant reactivity from 2 to 6 months
    Laudan B Jahromi
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:477-87. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Parent use of food to soothe infant/toddler distress and child weight status. An exploratory study
    Cynthia A Stifter
    Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 57:693-9. 2011
  3. pmc Temperament and emotion regulation: the role of autonomic nervous system reactivity
    Cynthia A Stifter
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:266-79. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a developmental model of child compliance: the role of emotion regulation in infancy
    C A Stifter
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Child Dev 70:21-32. 1999
  5. pmc Exuberant and inhibited toddlers: stability of temperament and risk for problem behavior
    Cynthia A Stifter
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:401-21. 2008
  6. pmc Modeling multiple risks during infancy to predict quality of the caregiving environment: contributions of a person-centered approach
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 34:390-406. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Maternal and child contributions to cortisol response to emotional arousal in young children from low-income, rural communities
    Clancy Blair
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1095-109. 2008
  8. pmc Late-preterm birth, maternal symptomatology, and infant negativity
    Kristin M Voegtline
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 33:545-54. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparative validation of sympathetic reactivity in children and adults
    Karen S Quigley
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Heath Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:357-65. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral approach-inhibition in toddlers: prediction from infancy, positive and negative affective components, and relations with behavior problems
    Samuel P Putnam
    Department of Psychology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011 8469, USA
    Child Dev 76:212-26. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Maternal regulation of infant reactivity from 2 to 6 months
    Laudan B Jahromi
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:477-87. 2004
    ..Feeding/ pacifying behaviors were effective only when initial distress was at a low or moderate level, which suggests that the effectiveness of maternal regulatory behaviors may depend on the intensity of infants' crying...
  2. doi request reprint Parent use of food to soothe infant/toddler distress and child weight status. An exploratory study
    Cynthia A Stifter
    Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Appetite 57:693-9. 2011
    ..Analyses examining weight status as the outcome variable revealed that mothers who reported the use of food to soothe had heavier children, however, this relationship was stronger for children rated as high in temperamental negativity...
  3. pmc Temperament and emotion regulation: the role of autonomic nervous system reactivity
    Cynthia A Stifter
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:266-79. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a developmental model of child compliance: the role of emotion regulation in infancy
    C A Stifter
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Child Dev 70:21-32. 1999
    ..The data provide support for a developmental model of compliance that includes the ability to regulate emotional arousal...
  5. pmc Exuberant and inhibited toddlers: stability of temperament and risk for problem behavior
    Cynthia A Stifter
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:401-21. 2008
    ..Interaction effects implicated high levels of unregulated emotion during disappointment as a risk factor for problem behaviors in exuberant children...
  6. pmc Modeling multiple risks during infancy to predict quality of the caregiving environment: contributions of a person-centered approach
    Stephanie T Lanza
    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 34:390-406. 2011
    ..Discussion focuses on the value of person-centered models of analysis to understand complexities of prediction of multiple risk factors...
  7. doi request reprint Maternal and child contributions to cortisol response to emotional arousal in young children from low-income, rural communities
    Clancy Blair
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1095-109. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Late-preterm birth, maternal symptomatology, and infant negativity
    Kristin M Voegtline
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 33:545-54. 2010
    ..Mothers' response to late-preterm birth and partiality in the assessment of their infant's temperament is discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparative validation of sympathetic reactivity in children and adults
    Karen S Quigley
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Heath Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:357-65. 2006
    ..The consistency of the reactivity across tasks within individuals and consistency of reactivity across children and young adults suggests that pre-ejection period is a reasonable estimate of sympathetic activity in children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral approach-inhibition in toddlers: prediction from infancy, positive and negative affective components, and relations with behavior problems
    Samuel P Putnam
    Department of Psychology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011 8469, USA
    Child Dev 76:212-26. 2005
    ..Positivity and negativity were correlated with externalizing and internalizing behaviors, respectively. Finally, cluster analysis identified an exuberant group high in externalizing and an inhibited group high in internalizing...

Research Grants13

  1. Temperament and Parenting: Risks for Rapid Weight Gain and Childhood Obesity
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Identifying modifiable factors present early in a child's life will contribute to more successful interventions aimed at reducing childhood and adult obesity. ..
  2. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
  3. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
  4. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
  5. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
  6. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, at 24 months of age subjects will participate in several compliance tasks and both parents will complete a questionnaire about their child's behavior. ..
  7. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
  8. EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS
    Cynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, at 24 months of age subjects will participate in several compliance tasks and both parents will complete a questionnaire about their child's behavior. ..
  9. Temperament and Parenting: Risks for Rapid Weight Gain and Childhood Obesity
    Cynthia A Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identifying modifiable factors present early in a child's life will contribute to more successful interventions aimed at reducing childhood and adult obesity. ..