Bruce J Ellis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Timing of pubertal maturation in girls: an integrated life history approach
    Bruce J Ellis
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:920-58. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to the environment: an evolutionary--neurodevelopmental theory
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:7-28. 2011
  3. pmc Does father absence place daughters at special risk for early sexual activity and teenage pregnancy?
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 74:801-21. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Children's performance on a false-belief task is impaired by activation of an evolutionarily-canalized response system
    Thomas Keenan
    Department of Psychology Experimental Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 85:236-56. 2003
  5. doi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis: a switch-controlled, condition-sensitive system in the regulation of life history strategies
    Bruce J Ellis
    Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, 650 N Park Ave, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Horm Behav 64:215-25. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Beyond mental health: an evolutionary analysis of development under risky and supportive environmental conditions: an introduction to the special section
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:591-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: implications for science, policy, and practice
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:598-623. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Impact of fathers on risky sexual behavior in daughters: a genetically and environmentally controlled sibling study
    Bruce J Ellis
    Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:317-32. 2012
  9. pmc Quality of early family relationships and the timing and tempo of puberty: effects depend on biological sensitivity to context
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:85-99. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Family environments, adrenarche, and sexual maturation: a longitudinal test of a life history model
    Bruce J Ellis
    Division of Family Studies and Human Development, John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Child Dev 78:1799-817. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Timing of pubertal maturation in girls: an integrated life history approach
    Bruce J Ellis
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:920-58. 2004
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Differential susceptibility to the environment: an evolutionary--neurodevelopmental theory
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:7-28. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Does father absence place daughters at special risk for early sexual activity and teenage pregnancy?
    Bruce J Ellis
    Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Child Dev 74:801-21. 2003
    ..Effects of father absence are discussed in terms of life-course adversity, evolutionary psychology, social learning, and behavior genetic models...
  4. ncbi request reprint Children's performance on a false-belief task is impaired by activation of an evolutionarily-canalized response system
    Thomas Keenan
    Department of Psychology Experimental Psychology, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 85:236-56. 2003
    ..The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that activation of the predator-avoidance system generates prepotent response patterns that pre-empt full consideration of the mental states of the prey characters in false-belief stories...
  5. doi request reprint The hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis: a switch-controlled, condition-sensitive system in the regulation of life history strategies
    Bruce J Ellis
    Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, 650 N Park Ave, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Horm Behav 64:215-25. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Beyond mental health: an evolutionary analysis of development under risky and supportive environmental conditions: an introduction to the special section
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:591-7. 2012
    ..These theoretical articles are then followed by 9 empirical articles that test these evolutionary-developmental theories and hypotheses. Finally, 6 commentaries evaluate the prospects, pitfalls, and implications of this body of work...
  7. doi request reprint The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: implications for science, policy, and practice
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:598-623. 2012
    ..The evolutionary model has broad implications for designing interventions for high-risk youth and suggests new directions for research that have not been forthcoming from other perspectives...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of fathers on risky sexual behavior in daughters: a genetically and environmentally controlled sibling study
    Bruce J Ellis
    Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:317-32. 2012
    ..The differential sibling-exposure design affords a new quasi-experimental method for evaluating the causal effects of fathers within families...
  9. pmc Quality of early family relationships and the timing and tempo of puberty: effects depend on biological sensitivity to context
    Bruce J Ellis
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, McClelland Park, 650 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 23:85-99. 2011
    ..In addition, the authors advance a new methodological approach for assessing pubertal tempo using piecewise growth curve analysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family environments, adrenarche, and sexual maturation: a longitudinal test of a life history model
    Bruce J Ellis
    Division of Family Studies and Human Development, John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, PO Box 210033, Tucson, AZ 85721 0033, USA
    Child Dev 78:1799-817. 2007
    ..Consistent with a life history perspective, quality of parental investment emerged as a central feature of the proximal family environment in relation to pubertal timing...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Sex-specific pathways to early puberty, sexual debut, and sexual risk taking: tests of an integrated evolutionary-developmental model
    Jenée James
    John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:687-702. 2012
    ..Discussion focuses on the contribution of an integrated evolutionary-developmental theory to the adolescent sexual health literature...
  13. doi request reprint Parent-offspring conflict theory: an evolutionary framework for understanding conflict within human families
    Gabriel L Schlomer
    Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Arizona Center for Research and Outreach, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0078, USA
    Psychol Rev 118:496-521. 2011
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  14. pmc Convergence among multiple methods of measuring positivity and negativity in the family environment: relation to depression in mothers and their children
    Irene J Kim Park
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:123-34. 2008
    ..These findings may help inform future intervention efforts by highlighting specific parenting dimensions that are strongly associated with maternal and with child depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolved probabilistic cognitive mechanisms: an evolutionary approach to gene x environment x development interactions
    David F Bjorklund
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 35:1-36. 2007
  16. 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
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