Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- Parent use of food to soothe infant/toddler distress and child weight status. An exploratory studyCynthia 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...
- Temperament and emotion regulation: the role of autonomic nervous system reactivityCynthia A Stifter
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Dev Psychobiol 53:266-79. 2011....
- Toward a developmental model of child compliance: the role of emotion regulation in infancyC 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...
- Exuberant and inhibited toddlers: stability of temperament and risk for problem behaviorCynthia 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...
- Modeling multiple risks during infancy to predict quality of the caregiving environment: contributions of a person-centered approachStephanie 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...
- Maternal and child contributions to cortisol response to emotional arousal in young children from low-income, rural communitiesClancy Blair
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6504, USA
Dev Psychol 44:1095-109. 2008....
- Maternal regulation of infant reactivity from 2 to 6 monthsLaudan 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...
- Late-preterm birth, maternal symptomatology, and infant negativityKristin 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...
- A comparative validation of sympathetic reactivity in children and adultsKaren 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...
- Behavioral approach-inhibition in toddlers: prediction from infancy, positive and negative affective components, and relations with behavior problemsSamuel 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...
- Temperament and Parenting: Risks for Rapid Weight Gain and Childhood ObesityCynthia 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. ..
- EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMSCynthia Stifter; Fiscal Year: 2004..By identifying the processes by which children develop problem behavior, preventions and interventions can be more effectively designed and implemented. ..
- EMOTION REGULATION AND EARLY BEHAVIOR PROBLEMSCynthia 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. ..
- Temperament and Parenting: Risks for Rapid Weight Gain and Childhood ObesityCynthia 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. ..