Affiliation: University of British Columbia
- Social stratification, classroom climate, and the behavioral adaptation of kindergarten childrenW Thomas Boyce
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17168-73. 2012....
- Social inequalities in childhood dental caries: the convergent roles of stress, bacteria and disadvantageW Thomas Boyce
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Soc Sci Med 71:1644-52. 2010....
- Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhoodW 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...
- Individual differences in behavioral, physiological, and genetic sensitivities to contexts: implications for development and adaptationJelena Obradovic
Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, B C, Canada
Dev Neurosci 31:300-8. 2009..We also suggest important directions for future studies of individual differences in susceptibility to environmental effects...
- Social stratification, health, and violence in the very youngW 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....
- Smile intensity and warm touch as thin slices of child and family affective styleChristopher 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...
- Predictors of children's cortisol activation during the transition to kindergartenJodi 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...
- Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetriesW 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...
- Physiological reactivity, social support, and memory in early childhoodJodi 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...
- Rethinking what is important: biologic versus social predictors of childhood health and educational outcomesDouglas 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...
- Socioeconomic disparities affect prefrontal function in childrenMark 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...
- Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawalJodi 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....
- Associations between physiological reactivity and children's behavior: advantages of a multisystem approachAmy 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...
- Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell diseaseSarah 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...
- The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. I: exploring the "head waters" of early life morbiditiesW 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)...
- Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young childrenAbbey 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...
- Exploring risk factors for the emergence of children's mental health problemsMarilyn 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...
- The confluence of mental, physical, social, and academic difficulties in middle childhood. II: developing the Macarthur health and Behavior QuestionnaireMarilyn 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...
- A new approach to integrating data from multiple informants in psychiatric assessment and research: mixing and matching contexts and perspectivesHelena 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...
- Prophecies of childhood: how children's social environments and biological propensities affect the health of populationsAmy M Bauer
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Int J Behav Med 11:164-75. 2004..Acknowledging the long-lasting sequelae of childhood adversity has important implications for public health and society...
- Adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use: the influence of neighborhood disorder and hopeNance 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...
- 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...