Kirby Deater-Deckard

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Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Engagement states and learning from educational games
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2013:21-30. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal executive function, harsh parenting, and child conduct problems
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1084-91. 2012
  3. pmc Socioeconomic risk moderates the link between household chaos and maternal executive function
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:391-9. 2012
  4. pmc Conduct problems, IQ, and household chaos: a longitudinal multi-informant study
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1301-8. 2009
  5. pmc A longitudinal behavioral genetic analysis of task persistence
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA 24061, USA
    Dev Sci 9:498-504. 2006
  6. pmc Anger/frustration, task persistence, and conduct problems in childhood: a behavioral genetic analysis
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:80-7. 2007
  7. pmc Maternal working memory and reactive negativity in parenting
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:75-9. 2010
  8. pmc Approach/positive anticipation, frustration/anger, and overt aggression in childhood
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Pers 78:991-1010. 2010
  9. pmc A cross-sectional behavioral genetic analysis of task persistence in the transition to middle childhood
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, OR, USA
    Dev Sci 8:F21-6. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Externalizing problems, attention regulation, and household chaos: a longitudinal behavioral genetic study
    Zhe Wang
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:755-69. 2012

Research Grants

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Engagement states and learning from educational games
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2013:21-30. 2013
    ..Our challenge is to develop educational games that are effective for a wide variety of student engagement states...
  2. pmc Maternal executive function, harsh parenting, and child conduct problems
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1084-91. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Socioeconomic risk moderates the link between household chaos and maternal executive function
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:391-9. 2012
    ..The findings implicate household chaos as a powerful statistical predictor of maternal executive function in socioeconomically distressed contexts...
  4. pmc Conduct problems, IQ, and household chaos: a longitudinal multi-informant study
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1301-8. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc A longitudinal behavioral genetic analysis of task persistence
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA 24061, USA
    Dev Sci 9:498-504. 2006
    ..Most of the stability was accounted for by genetic influences, whereas most of the change was accounted for by nonshared environment, including an association with observed differential maternal warm supportive behavior...
  6. pmc Anger/frustration, task persistence, and conduct problems in childhood: a behavioral genetic analysis
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:80-7. 2007
    ..Individual differences in conduct problems arise in part from proneness to anger/frustration and poor self-regulation of behavior. However, the genetic and environmental etiology of these connections is not known...
  7. pmc Maternal working memory and reactive negativity in parenting
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:75-9. 2010
    ..The effect was replicated in a post hoc secondary data analysis of a sample of adoptive mothers and sibling children. Results implicate working memory in the etiology of harsh reactive parenting...
  8. pmc Approach/positive anticipation, frustration/anger, and overt aggression in childhood
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, 109 Williams Hall 0436, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Pers 78:991-1010. 2010
    ..AP statistical prediction of aggression was substantially mediated by FA, an effect that was accounted for by underlying genetic and nonshared environmental influences...
  9. pmc A cross-sectional behavioral genetic analysis of task persistence in the transition to middle childhood
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, OR, USA
    Dev Sci 8:F21-6. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional analysis indicated a strong developmental shift from shared environment variance among younger children to additive genetic variance in older children...
  10. doi request reprint Externalizing problems, attention regulation, and household chaos: a longitudinal behavioral genetic study
    Zhe Wang
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:755-69. 2012
    ..However, higher levels of household chaos attenuated the genetic link between externalizing problems and attention regulation...
  11. pmc Longitudinal studies of anger and attention span: context and informant effects
    Jungmeen Kim
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Pers 78:419-40. 2010
    ..The findings suggested that anger was more prone to context effects and informant effects than attention...
  12. pmc Working memory and parent-rated components of attention in middle childhood: a behavioral genetic study
    Zhe Wang
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Behav Genet 42:199-208. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Biological systems and the development of self-regulation: integrating behavior, genetics, and psychophysiology
    Martha Ann Bell
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:409-20. 2007
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the implications for deviations in the development of this complex construct and suggestions for future research...
  14. pmc Dynamic changes in anger, externalizing and internalizing problems: attention and regulation
    Jungmeen Kim
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:156-66. 2011
    ..Using a longitudinal design, we examined attention span as a moderator of reciprocal links between changes in anger and changes in externalizing and internalizing problems from 4.5 to 11 years of age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parent-child dyadic mutuality and child behavior problems: an investigation of gene-environment processes
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403 1227, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1171-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, individual differences in children's mutuality and behavior problems involve transactions between genetic and environmental influences. Behavioral genetic designs are useful for elucidating these processes...
  16. pmc The association between parental warmth and control in thirteen cultural groups
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, VA, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:790-4. 2011
    ..Children and parents completed questionnaires and interviews regarding mother and father control and warmth. Greater warmth was associated with more control, but this association varied widely between cultural groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mother- and father-child mutuality in Anglo and Indian British families: a link with lower externalizing problems
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1227, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 32:609-20. 2004
    ..Greater mutuality, when coupled with dyadic positive affect, was associated with fewer externalizing problems (R2 = .24). This pattern held across gender, ethnic, and sociocconomic groups...
  18. pmc The development of attitudes about physical punishment: an 8-year longitudinal study
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1227, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:351-60. 2003
    ..However, there was no correlation among adolescents for whom physical maltreatment in early or middle childhood was suspected...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive change in aging: identifying gene-environment correlation and nonshared environment mechanisms
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:24-31. 2005
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  20. pmc What's mom got to do with it? Contributions of maternal executive function and caregiving to the development of executive function across early childhood
    Kimberly Cuevas
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA
    Dev Sci 17:224-38. 2014
    ..Although maternal EF and negative caregiving are related, they provide unique information about the development of child EF. A video abstract of this article can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPKXFbbrkps. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Support across two generations: children's closeness to grandparents following parental divorce and remarriage
    Gretchen Lussier
    Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1227, USA
    J Fam Psychol 16:363-76. 2002
    ..Greater closeness to grandparents was associated with fewer adjustment problems...
  22. doi request reprint Volubility as a mediator in the associations between conversational language measures and child temperament
    Laura Segebart DeThorne
    Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:700-13. 2011
    ..Despite support for the use of conversational language measures, concerns remain regarding the extent to which they may be confounded with aspects of child temperament, extraversion in particular...
  23. pmc Genetic effects on children's conversational language use
    Laura S DeThorne
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 901 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:423-35. 2008
    ..The present study examined the extent of genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in children's conversational language use...
  24. ncbi request reprint Deviant peer affiliation and problem behavior: a test of genetic and environmental influences
    Bernadette Marie Bullock
    Child and Family Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, 97401, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:29-41. 2006
    ..Parameter estimates differed by rater and method, however. Results accentuate the imperative to attend to method effects inherent in MTMM behavioral geneticresearch...
  25. ncbi request reprint Task orientation, parental warmth and SES account for a significant proportion of the shared environmental variance in general cognitive ability in early childhood: evidence from a twin study
    Stephen A Petrill
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Center for Developmental and Health Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Dev Sci 7:25-32. 2004
    ..Additional analyses suggested that SES and parental warmth mediated about two-thirds of the shared environmental covariance between task engagement and cognitive skills...
  26. ncbi request reprint A genetic analysis of individual differences in dissociative behaviors in childhood and adolescence
    Kathryn A Becker-Blease
    Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham 03824, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:522-32. 2004
    ..Stable individual differences in dissociative behaviors may represent a dissociative tendency trait that varies in the population independent of the influence of trauma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do risk factors for problem behaviour act in a cumulative manner? An examination of ethnic minority and majority children through an ecological perspective
    Naama Atzaba-Poria
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:707-18. 2004
    ..In addition, ethnic differences between minority (i.e., Indian) and majority (i.e., English) families were examined...
  28. pmc Ethnic differences in the link between physical discipline and later adolescent externalizing behaviors
    Jennifer E Lansford
    Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:801-12. 2004
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  29. pmc Physical discipline and children's adjustment: cultural normativeness as a moderator
    Jennifer E Lansford
    Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0545, USA
    Child Dev 76:1234-46. 2005
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  30. pmc Reading skills in early readers: genetic and shared environmental influences
    Stephen A Petrill
    Center for Developmental and Health Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Learn Disabil 39:48-55. 2006
    ..Furthermore, shared environmental effects estimated in twins were generally similar in magnitude to adoptive sibling correlations, suggesting highly replicable estimates across different study designs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Complementary theoretical and empirical approaches to studying the role of attention in the development of psychopathology
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:423-4. 2006
  32. pmc Children's history of speech-language difficulties: genetic influences and associations with reading-related measures
    Laura Segebart DeThorne
    Department of Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:1280-93. 2006
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  33. doi request reprint Editorial: new perspectives on aggression
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:357-8. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Controlling ourselves: insights into the development of psychopathology
    Kirby Deater-Deckard
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:413-4. 2007

Research Grants2

  1. A Developmental Multi-Informant Measurement Model of Temperament
    Kirby Deater Deckard; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. A Developmental Multi-Informant Measurement Model of Temperament
    Kirby Deater Deckard; Fiscal Year: 2008
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