Laura Baker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California: III
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:336-43. 2013
  2. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California: II
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:933-40. 2006
  3. pmc Genetic and environmental bases of childhood antisocial behavior: a multi-informant twin study
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:219-35. 2007
  4. pmc Differential genetic and environmental influences on reactive and proactive aggression in children
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1265-78. 2008
  5. pmc Resting heart rate and the development of antisocial behavior from age 9 to 14: genetic and environmental influences
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:939-60. 2009
  6. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Twin Res 5:456-9. 2002
  7. pmc Assessing inattention and impulsivity in children during the Go/NoGo task
    Serena Bezdjian
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:365-83. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Rebellious teens? Genetic and environmental influences on the social attitudes of adolescents
    Amy C Abrahamson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1392-408. 2002
  9. pmc A common genetic factor explains the covariation among ADHD ODD and CD symptoms in 9-10 year old boys and girls
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:153-67. 2009
  10. pmc Genetic and environmental stability differs in reactive and proactive aggression
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Aggress Behav 35:437-52. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California: III
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:336-43. 2013
    ..Characteristics of the twins and their families are presented, including recruitment and participation rates, as well as attrition analyses and a summary of key findings to date...
  2. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California: II
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:933-40. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Genetic and environmental bases of childhood antisocial behavior: a multi-informant twin study
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:219-35. 2007
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate strong heritable effects on ASB in ethnically and economically diverse samples...
  4. pmc Differential genetic and environmental influences on reactive and proactive aggression in children
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:1265-78. 2008
    ..These findings provide the first evidence for varying genetic and environmental etiologies for reactive and proactive aggression across gender, and provide additional support for distinction between these two forms of aggression...
  5. pmc Resting heart rate and the development of antisocial behavior from age 9 to 14: genetic and environmental influences
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:939-60. 2009
    ..Although the effect size is small, children with low resting heart rate appear to be genetically predisposed toward externalizing behavior problems as early as age 9 years old...
  6. pmc The Southern California Twin Register at the University of Southern California
    Laura A Baker
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Twin Res 5:456-9. 2002
    ..An ongoing twin study of social and moral development in children, based on 600 pairs of 9-year-old twins from this register, is also described briefly in this paper...
  7. pmc Assessing inattention and impulsivity in children during the Go/NoGo task
    Serena Bezdjian
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:365-83. 2009
    ..06). The results highlight the difficulty in disentangling hyperactivity-impulsivity and inattention in questionnaires, and suggest that these constructs may be more clearly distinguished in laboratory measures such as the Go/NoGo task...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rebellious teens? Genetic and environmental influences on the social attitudes of adolescents
    Amy C Abrahamson
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1392-408. 2002
    ..There was no evidence of genetic influence, however, on religious attitudes during adolescence...
  9. pmc A common genetic factor explains the covariation among ADHD ODD and CD symptoms in 9-10 year old boys and girls
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:153-67. 2009
    ..Our findings have implications for molecular genetic studies trying to identify susceptibility genes for these disorders...
  10. pmc Genetic and environmental stability differs in reactive and proactive aggression
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Aggress Behav 35:437-52. 2009
    ..These results suggest that proactive and reactive aggression differ in their genetic and environmental stability, and provide further evidence for some distinction between reactive and proactive forms of aggression...
  11. pmc Focus on words: a twin study of reading and inattention
    Allison Zumberge
    Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Southern California, Hedco Neurosciences Building, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2520, USA
    Behav Genet 37:284-93. 2007
    ..The processes involved in reading, therefore, seem to involve genetic and environmental influences that are part of both a general cognitive system and a system more specific to reading and phonology...
  12. pmc The genetic and environmental etiology of sympathetic and parasympathetic activity in children
    Catherine Tuvblad
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 S McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Behav Genet 40:452-66. 2010
    ..In general, the validity of separate sympathetic and parasympathetic constructs was supported...
  13. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on the junior temperament and character inventory in a preadolescent twin sample
    Joshua D Isen
    Department of Psychology, SGM 501, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Behav Genet 39:36-47. 2009
    ..With the exception of Harm Avoidance, each of the scales failed to show measurement invariance with respect to sex, suggesting these scales may differ in meaning for boys and girls at this age...
  14. pmc Sex-specific association between psychopathic traits and electrodermal reactivity in children
    Joshua Isen
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 119:216-25. 2010
    ..No association was found between SCRs and psychopathic traits in girls, indicating the importance of sex specific etiologies of psychopathy in childhood...

Research Grants11

  1. Development of Conduct Problems: Genetic and Environmental Interface
    Laura Baker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The data analysis core staff has been expanded to assist in the complex phenotypic and genetic analyses that will ensue from this rich and unique longitudinal dataset. ..
  2. Development of Conduct Problems: Genetic and Environmental Interface
    Laura Baker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data analysis core staff has been expanded to assist in the complex phenotypic and genetic analyses that will ensue from this rich and unique longitudinal dataset. ..
  3. RISK FACTORS FOR ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR
    Laura Baker; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. RISK FACTORS FOR ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR
    Laura Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These findings will provide a better understanding of the roots of human aggression, which may ultimately lead to more effective avenues for treatment and prevention of this important social problem. ..
  5. Development of Conduct Problems: Genetic and Environmental Interface
    Laura A Baker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The data analysis core staff has been expanded to assist in the complex phenotypic and genetic analyses that will ensue from this rich and unique longitudinal dataset. ..