Marion O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Parenting and the decline of physical activity from age 9 to 15
    R 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Parenting attitudes and marital intimacy: a longitudinal analysis
    Marion 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
  3. pmc The ecology of childhood overweight: a 12-year longitudinal analysis
    M 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
  4. doi request reprint The relation between maternal emotional support and child physiological regulation across the preschool years
    Nicole 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
  5. pmc Family stress and parental responses to children's negative emotions: tests of the spillover, crossover, and compensatory hypotheses
    Jackie 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
  6. pmc The Infant Crying Questionnaire: initial factor structure and validation
    John 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
  7. pmc Longitudinal associations between children's understanding of emotions and theory of mind
    Marion O'Brien
    University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:1074-86. 2011
  8. pmc Differential effects of maternal sensitivity to infant distress and nondistress on social-emotional functioning
    Esther 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
  9. pmc Moderate vagal withdrawal in 3.5-year-old children is associated with optimal performance on executive function tasks
    Stuart Marcovitch
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:603-8. 2010
  10. pmc Mothers' part-time employment: associations with mother and family well-being
    Cheryl Buehler
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:895-906. 2011

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Publications11

  1. pmc Parenting and the decline of physical activity from age 9 to 15
    R 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parenting attitudes and marital intimacy: a longitudinal analysis
    Marion 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...
  3. pmc The ecology of childhood overweight: a 12-year longitudinal analysis
    M 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...
  4. doi request reprint The relation between maternal emotional support and child physiological regulation across the preschool years
    Nicole 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...
  5. pmc Family stress and parental responses to children's negative emotions: tests of the spillover, crossover, and compensatory hypotheses
    Jackie 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...
  6. pmc The Infant Crying Questionnaire: initial factor structure and validation
    John 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...
  7. pmc Longitudinal associations between children's understanding of emotions and theory of mind
    Marion 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...
  8. pmc Differential effects of maternal sensitivity to infant distress and nondistress on social-emotional functioning
    Esther 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...
  9. pmc Moderate vagal withdrawal in 3.5-year-old children is associated with optimal performance on executive function tasks
    Stuart 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...
  10. pmc Mothers' part-time employment: associations with mother and family well-being
    Cheryl 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...
  11. pmc Individual differences in trajectories of emotion regulation processes: the effects of maternal depressive symptomatology and children's physiological regulation
    Alysia 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...

Research Grants2

  1. NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Dev.-Phase IV
    MARION O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. ..