W Thomas Boyce

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biological sensitivity to context: I. An evolutionary-developmental theory of the origins and functions of stress reactivity
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development, School of Public Health, Public Health CHHD U90, 570 University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:271-301. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between physiological reactivity and children's behavior: advantages of a multisystem approach
    Amy M Bauer
    Division of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:102-13. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. I: exploring the "head waters" of early life morbidities
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:580-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Social stratification, health, and violence in the very young
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health, Institute of Human Development, University of California, 570 University Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:47-68. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetries
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of age
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children's psychophysiology: considerations for theory and measurement
    Nicole R Bush
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:62-79. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006
  9. pmc Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective style
    Christopher Oveis
    University of California, Department of Psychology, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Emotion 9:544-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infants
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Biological sensitivity to context: I. An evolutionary-developmental theory of the origins and functions of stress reactivity
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development, School of Public Health, Public Health CHHD U90, 570 University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:271-301. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Associations between physiological reactivity and children's behavior: advantages of a multisystem approach
    Amy M Bauer
    Division of Health and Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:102-13. 2002
    ..It is proposed that substantial advances can be made by investigating patterns of physiological responses among multiple, concurrent systems rather than individual response systems...
  3. ncbi request reprint The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. I: exploring the "head waters" of early life morbidities
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:580-7. 2002
    ..To present the conceptual and methodological backgrounds for development of the MacArthur Assessment Battery for Middle Childhood and one of its constituent instruments, the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Social stratification, health, and violence in the very young
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health, Institute of Human Development, University of California, 570 University Hall, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:47-68. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetries
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that asymmetries in TM temperatures could be associated with behavior problems that signal risk for developmental psychopathology...
  6. doi request reprint Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of age
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011
    ..This study describes the developmental changes and individual stability in autonomic nervous system (ANS) resting and challenge responses for a cohort of primarily Latino, low-income children during the first 5 years of life...
  7. doi request reprint Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children's psychophysiology: considerations for theory and measurement
    Nicole R Bush
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:62-79. 2011
    ..Findings demonstrate the importance of accounting for confounding psychomotor activity effects on physiological reactivity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006
    ..To study how early father involvement and children's biobehavioral sensitivity to social contexts interactively predict mental health symptoms in middle childhood...
  9. pmc Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective style
    Christopher Oveis
    University of California, Department of Psychology, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Emotion 9:544-8. 2009
    ..These results highlight the utility of thin slices of smiling and touch as indicators of child and family affective style...
  10. ncbi request reprint The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infants
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that although infants' autonomic responses show developmental changes, individuals' rank order is stable from 6 to 12 months of age...
  11. doi request reprint Kindergarten stressors and cumulative adrenocortical activation: the "first straws" of allostatic load?
    Nicole R Bush
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:1089-106. 2011
    ..Moreover, findings suggested that analyses of allostatic load and developmental theories accounting for its accrual would benefit from an inclusion of curvilinear associations in tested predictive models...
  12. pmc Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawal
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:686-702. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Maternal prenatal and child organophosphate pesticide exposures and children's autonomic function
    Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
    Center for Environmental Research and Children s Health CERCH, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Neurotoxicology 32:646-55. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that children with high OP levels would show parasympathetic activation and no sympathetic activation during rest and concomitant parasympathetic and sympathetic activation during challenging conditions...
  14. doi request reprint Socioeconomic predictors of health and development in middle childhood: variations by socioeconomic status measure and race
    Amani M Nuru-Jeter
    University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 33:59-81. 2010
    ..We explore these associations in a small exploratory study designed to examine associations between SES and child developmental outcomes in middle childhood...
  15. doi request reprint Rethinking what is important: biologic versus social predictors of childhood health and educational outcomes
    Douglas P Jutte
    School of Public Health, Division of Community Health and Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1190, USA
    Epidemiology 21:314-23. 2010
    ..We examined the relative importance of early social and biologic risk factors in predicting poor health and educational outcomes in children...
  16. pmc Physiological reactivity, social support, and memory in early childhood
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 92697 7085, USA
    Child Dev 75:797-814. 2004
    ..Results question traditional conceptualizations of reactivity as a risk factor and instead suggest that reactivity may only confer risk in certain environmental contexts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young children
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003
    ..The studies' findings offer guidelines for future research on autonomic reactivity in middle childhood and support the feasibility of examining sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to challenge in 3- to 8-year-old children...
  18. pmc Daytime secretion of salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase in preschool-aged children with autism and typically developing children
    Sharon A Kidd
    School of Public Health, University of California, 101 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2648-58. 2012
    ..Important differences were observed in cortisol and sAA variability between AUT and TYP. There was also a graded response among AUT by functional status--cortisol and sAA secretion levels were higher when IQ was lower...
  19. ncbi request reprint Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell disease
    Sarah R Pearson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    Clin Auton Res 15:400-7. 2005
    ..Individual differences in autonomic reactivity may offer a new, biologically plausible account for observed variation in painful episodes, other physical complications and behavioral symptoms among children with sickle cell disease...
  20. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities affect prefrontal function in children
    Mark M Kishiyama
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1106-15. 2009
    ..Targeting specific prefrontal processes affected by socioeconomic disparity could be helpful in developing intervention programs for LSES children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's cortisol activation during the transition to kindergarten
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:304-13. 2002
    ..Results provide new insight into experiential and individual-difference factors that predict children's physiological reactivity and self-regulation during times of transition and potential stress...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exploring risk factors for the emergence of children's mental health problems
    Marilyn J Essex
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Madison 53719, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1246-56. 2006
    ..Exploratory studies that generate testable models of how risk factors for childhood mental health problems work together over time are critical for developing effective prevention and treatment strategies...
  23. ncbi request reprint The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. II: developing the Macarthur health and Behavior Questionnaire
    Marilyn J Essex
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:588-603. 2002
    ..1) To evaluate the psychometric properties of the MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire (HBQ) in two studies of 4- to 8-year-old children and (2) to explore the empirical and theoretical implications of HBQ-based study findings...
  24. ncbi request reprint A new approach to integrating data from multiple informants in psychiatric assessment and research: mixing and matching contexts and perspectives
    Helena C Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 4012 Quarry Road, MC 5717, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1566-77. 2003
    ..This report proposes a theory to explain observed patterns of interinformant discordance and suggests a new approach to using data from multiple informants to measure characteristics of interest...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does elementary school alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use increase middle school risk?
    Nance Wilson
    Developmental Studies Center, Oakland, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:442-7. 2002
    ..To assess whether alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use in elementary school may have serious implications for continued ATOD use in middle school and beyond...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use: the influence of neighborhood disorder and hope
    Nance Wilson
    Developmental Studies Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:11-9. 2005
    ..To investigate relationships between adolescents' current alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use; perceptions of neighborhood disorder; and sense of hope...
  27. ncbi request reprint Biological sensitivity to context: II. Empirical explorations of an evolutionary-developmental theory
    Bruce J Ellis
    Division of Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 033, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 17:303-28. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint School bullying and youth violence: causes or consequences of psychopathologic behavior?
    Young Shin Kim
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 130 S Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1035-41. 2006
    ..Previous studies have failed to garner causal evidence in either direction, largely because of methodologic constraints such as cross-sectional study designs, shared method variance, and analytic shortfalls...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in children's health: how and why do these relationships change with age?
    Edith Chen
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:295-329. 2002
    ..Finally, the authors proposed a developmental approach to exploring mechanisms that link SES and child health...