Laura M Betancourt

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Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic (SES) differences in language are evident in female infants at 7months of age
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 91:719-24. 2015
  2. pmc Is executive cognitive function associated with youth gambling?
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1433, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gambl Stud 28:225-38. 2012
  3. pmc Adolescents with and without gestational cocaine exposure: Longitudinal analysis of inhibitory control, memory and receptive language
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 33:36-46. 2011
  4. pmc Early adolescent sexual debut: the mediating role of working memory ability, sensation seeking, and impulsivity
    Atika Khurana
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:1416-28. 2012
  5. pmc Children with and without gestational cocaine exposure: a neurocognitive systems analysis
    Hallam Hurt
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 31:334-41. 2009
  6. pmc Does adolescent risk taking imply weak executive function? A prospective study of relations between working memory performance, impulsivity, and risk taking in early adolescence
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Sci 14:1119-33. 2011
  7. pmc Working memory ability predicts trajectories of early alcohol use in adolescents: the mediational role of impulsivity
    Atika Khurana
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Addiction 108:506-15. 2013
  8. pmc Suicidal ideation and self-harm behavior in a community sample of preadolescent youth: a case-control study
    Mariel M Giannetta
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:524-6. 2012
  9. pmc Selective impact of early parental responsivity on adolescent stress reactivity
    Daniel A Hackman
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology, Center for Neuroscience and Society, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58250. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The effect of socioeconomic status on the language outcome of preterm infants at toddler age
    Katherine T Wild
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Early Hum Dev 89:743-6. 2013

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic (SES) differences in language are evident in female infants at 7months of age
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
    Early Hum Dev 91:719-24. 2015
    ..Language skills, strongly linked to academic success, are known to differ by socioeconomic status (SES), with lower SES individuals performing less well than higher SES...
  2. pmc Is executive cognitive function associated with youth gambling?
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1433, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gambl Stud 28:225-38. 2012
    ..As more gambling groups are identified through later adolescence, ECF may emerge as a relevant precursor of problem gambling at this later time...
  3. pmc Adolescents with and without gestational cocaine exposure: Longitudinal analysis of inhibitory control, memory and receptive language
    Laura M Betancourt
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 33:36-46. 2011
    ..GCE effects were observed on the incidental face memory task, and GCE by assessment number interaction effects was seen on the incidental word memory task...
  4. pmc Early adolescent sexual debut: the mediating role of working memory ability, sensation seeking, and impulsivity
    Atika Khurana
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:1416-28. 2012
    ..The findings are discussed in regard to their implications for preventing early sexual onset among adolescents...
  5. pmc Children with and without gestational cocaine exposure: a neurocognitive systems analysis
    Hallam Hurt
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 31:334-41. 2009
    ..GCE has been shown to affect language, attention and perceptual reasoning skills...
  6. pmc Does adolescent risk taking imply weak executive function? A prospective study of relations between working memory performance, impulsivity, and risk taking in early adolescence
    Daniel Romer
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3806, USA
    Dev Sci 14:1119-33. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Working memory ability predicts trajectories of early alcohol use in adolescents: the mediational role of impulsivity
    Atika Khurana
    Annenberg Public Policy Center, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Addiction 108:506-15. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Suicidal ideation and self-harm behavior in a community sample of preadolescent youth: a case-control study
    Mariel M Giannetta
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:524-6. 2012
    ..We examined characteristics associated with suicidal ideation and self-harm behavior in youth aged 10-13 years...
  9. pmc Selective impact of early parental responsivity on adolescent stress reactivity
    Daniel A Hackman
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology, Center for Neuroscience and Society, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58250. 2013
    ..Therefore this study demonstrates in a novel and precise fashion that early childhood parental responsivity prospectively and independently predicts stress reactivity in adolescence...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of socioeconomic status on the language outcome of preterm infants at toddler age
    Katherine T Wild
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Early Hum Dev 89:743-6. 2013
    ..Independently, both prematurity and low socioeconomic status (SES) compromise language outcome but less is known regarding the effects of low SES on outcome of prior preterm infants at toddler age...
  11. pmc Neighborhood disadvantage and adolescent stress reactivity
    Daniel A Hackman
    Department of Psychology, Center for Neuroscience and Society, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:277. 2012
    ..This suggests that the mechanisms underlying SES differences in brain development and particularly reactivity to environmental stressors may vary across genders...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of socioeconomic status disparity on child language and neural outcome: how early is early?
    Hallam Hurt
    Division of Neonatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Pediatr Res 79:148-58. 2016
    ..As early life adversity produces lasting and deleterious effects on developmental outcome and brain structure, increased focus on programs and policies directed to reducing the impact of socioeconomic disparities is essential. ..