Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- Parenting and the decline of physical activity from age 9 to 15R H Bradley
School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, 951 S Cady Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:33. 2011..Information on the environmental factors implicated in this decline is limited. This study focuses on family factors associated with the rate of decline in objectively measured physical activity during middle childhood and adolescence...
- Parenting attitudes and marital intimacy: a longitudinal analysisMarion O'Brien
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, 148 Stone Building, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, USA
J Fam Psychol 16:118-27. 2002..Wives whose husbands held more traditional attitudes regarding child rearing and those whose beliefs about child rearing differed from the beliefs of their partners experienced steeper declines in intimacy over time...
- The ecology of childhood overweight: a 12-year longitudinal analysisM O'BRIEN
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1469-78. 2007..To investigate ecological correlates of the development of overweight in a multisite study sample of children followed from age 2 to 12...
- The relation between maternal emotional support and child physiological regulation across the preschool yearsNicole B Perry
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 536 Highland Ave, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Dev Psychobiol 55:382-94. 2013..Maternal emotional support was not significantly related to trajectories of baseline RSA...
- Family stress and parental responses to children's negative emotions: tests of the spillover, crossover, and compensatory hypothesesJackie A Nelson
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
J Fam Psychol 23:671-9. 2009..The results are discussed in terms of the 3 theoretical hypotheses, all of which are supported to some degree depending on the family stressor examined...
- The Infant Crying Questionnaire: initial factor structure and validationJohn D Haltigan
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, United States
Infant Behav Dev 35:876-83. 2012..The importance of a questionnaire method to assess parents' beliefs regarding infant crying in developmental research is discussed and future methodological directions are outlined...
- Longitudinal associations between children's understanding of emotions and theory of mindMarion O'Brien
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Cogn Emot 25:1074-86. 2011..Results of hierarchical regressions supported the first hypothesis that early emotion understanding predicts later theory-of-mind performance, and not the reverse...
- Differential effects of maternal sensitivity to infant distress and nondistress on social-emotional functioningEsther M Leerkes
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, P O Box 26170, NC 27402 6170, USA
Child Dev 80:762-75. 2009..In addition, for temperamentally reactive infants, maternal sensitivity to distress was associated with less affect dysregulation. Sensitivity to nondistress only prevented affect dysregulation if sensitivity to distress was also high...
- Moderate vagal withdrawal in 3.5-year-old children is associated with optimal performance on executive function tasksStuart Marcovitch
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Dev Psychobiol 52:603-8. 2010..These findings implicate vagal tone withdrawal as a psychophysiological measure of higher cognitive processes, most likely substantiated through increases in the levels of focused attention...
- Mothers' part-time employment: associations with mother and family well-beingCheryl Buehler
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
J Fam Psychol 25:895-906. 2011..Mothers employed part time reported doing a higher proportion of child care and housework than mothers employed full time. Part-time employment appears to have some benefits for mothers and families throughout the child rearing years...
- Individual differences in trajectories of emotion regulation processes: the effects of maternal depressive symptomatology and children's physiological regulationAlysia Y Blandon
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Dev Psychol 44:1110-23. 2008..There is also evidence that children's capacity for physiological regulation can buffer some of the adverse consequences associated with maternal depressive symptomatology...
- NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Dev.-Phase IVMARION O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. ..