Nilam Ram

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of modelling and imagery in the acquisition and retention of motor skills
    Nilam Ram
    Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    J Sports Sci 25:587-97. 2007
  2. pmc Developmental change and intraindividual variability: relating cognitive aging to cognitive plasticity, cardiovascular lability, and emotional diversity
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6505, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:363-71. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on intraindividual variability and aging
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:775-7. 2009
  4. pmc Time-structured and net intraindividual variability: tools for examining the development of dynamic characteristics and processes
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6505, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:778-91. 2009
  5. pmc Where people live and die makes a difference: Individual and geographic disparities in well-being progression at the end of life
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:661-76. 2010
  6. pmc Long-term antecedents and outcomes of perceived control
    Frank J Infurna
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:559-75. 2011
  7. pmc Life satisfaction shows terminal decline in old age: longitudinal evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1148-59. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Level and change in perceived control predict 19-year mortality: findings from the Americans' changing lives study
    Frank J Infurna
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
    Dev Psychol 49:1833-47. 2013
  9. pmc A daily analysis of physical activity and satisfaction with life in emerging adults
    Jaclyn P Maher
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 32:647-56. 2013
  10. pmc Late-life decline in well-being across adulthood in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States: Something is seriously wrong at the end of life
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:477-85. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of modelling and imagery in the acquisition and retention of motor skills
    Nilam Ram
    Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    J Sports Sci 25:587-97. 2007
    ..Practical implications are that even a single bout of modelling can have immediate beneficial effects on movement form (Experiments 1 and 2) and outcome (Experiment 1)...
  2. pmc Developmental change and intraindividual variability: relating cognitive aging to cognitive plasticity, cardiovascular lability, and emotional diversity
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6505, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:363-71. 2011
    ..The study highlights the potential benefits of multi-time scale longitudinal designs for the study of individual function and development...
  3. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on intraindividual variability and aging
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:775-7. 2009
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  4. pmc Time-structured and net intraindividual variability: tools for examining the development of dynamic characteristics and processes
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 6505, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:778-91. 2009
    ..At the research design level, we point to the benefits of measurement-burst study designs, wherein data are obtained across multiple time scales, for the study of development...
  5. pmc Where people live and die makes a difference: Individual and geographic disparities in well-being progression at the end of life
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:661-76. 2010
    ..We conclude that examinations of how individual and residential characteristics interact can further our understanding of individual psychological outcomes and suggest routes for future inquiry...
  6. pmc Long-term antecedents and outcomes of perceived control
    Frank J Infurna
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 26:559-75. 2011
    ..Our results provide further impetus to thoroughly examine processes involved in antecedent-consequent relations among perceived control, facets of social life, well-being, and health...
  7. pmc Life satisfaction shows terminal decline in old age: longitudinal evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1148-59. 2008
    ..Overall, the evidence suggests that late-life changes in aspects of well-being are driven by mortality-related mechanisms and characterized by terminal decline...
  8. doi request reprint Level and change in perceived control predict 19-year mortality: findings from the Americans' changing lives study
    Frank J Infurna
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
    Dev Psychol 49:1833-47. 2013
    ..We discuss possible pathways through which perceived control operates to facilitate key health outcomes and consider how their malleability and effectiveness may change with increasing age...
  9. pmc A daily analysis of physical activity and satisfaction with life in emerging adults
    Jaclyn P Maher
    Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Psychol 32:647-56. 2013
    ..In these studies, we investigated top-down (i.e., time-invariant, trait-like) and bottom-up (i.e., time-varying, state-like) influences of physical activity (PA) on daily SWL...
  10. pmc Late-life decline in well-being across adulthood in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States: Something is seriously wrong at the end of life
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:477-85. 2010
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)...
  11. pmc Cohort differences in cognitive aging and terminal decline in the Seattle Longitudinal Study
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1026-41. 2011
    ..We discuss possible reasons why often reported positive secular trends in age-related processes may not generalize to the vulnerable segment of the population that is close to death and suggest routes for further inquiry...
  12. pmc Decline in life satisfaction in old age: longitudinal evidence for links to distance-to-death
    Denis Gerstorf
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:154-68. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that late-life changes in subjective well-being are related to mechanisms predicting death and suggest routes for further inquiry...
  13. pmc Leisure activities, the social weekend, and alcohol use: evidence from a daily study of first-year college students
    Andrea K Finlay
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 73:250-9. 2012
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  14. pmc The storm and stress (or calm) of early adolescent self-concepts: within- and between-subjects variability
    Lauren E Molloy
    Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1589-607. 2011
    ..Overall, findings highlight the utility of methods sensitive to within-subject variation for clarifying the dynamics of youths' self-system development...
  15. pmc The within-person association between alcohol use and sleep duration and quality in situ: An experience sampling study
    David M Lydon
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 61:68-73. 2016
    ..This study examined the within-person associations of alcohol use with sleep duration and quality in everyday life to gain insight into the ecological validity of laboratory findings on the association between sleep and alcohol...
  16. doi request reprint Automatic search for fMRI connectivity mapping: an alternative to Granger causality testing using formal equivalences among SEM path modeling, VAR, and unified SEM
    Kathleen M Gates
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA address
    Neuroimage 50:1118-25. 2010
    ..When applied to simulated data, biases in estimates which do not consider both lagged and contemporaneous paths become apparent. Finally, the use of unified SEM with the automatic search procedure is applied to an empirical data example...
  17. doi request reprint Analyzing developmental processes on an individual level using nonstationary time series modeling
    Peter C M Molenaar
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:260-71. 2009
    ..Finally, they suggest further applications of the multivariate nonstationary time series model and detail the next steps in the development of statistical models used to analyze individual-level data...
  18. pmc Individual differences in boys' and girls' timing and tempo of puberty: modeling development with nonlinear growth models
    Kristine Marceau
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, 228 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1389-409. 2011
    ..Results highlight the importance of considering the nonlinear nature of puberty and expand the repertoire of possibilities for examining important aspects of how and when pubertal processes contribute to development...
  19. pmc Stressor diversity: Introduction and empirical integration into the daily stress model
    Rachel E Koffer
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
    Psychol Aging 31:301-20. 2016
    ..We believe further work will benefit from including both the frequency and diversity of stressor experiences in analyses in order to better characterize individuals' stressor experiences. (PsycINFO Database Record ..
  20. doi request reprint Enriching psychological assessment using a person-specific analysis of interpersonal processes in daily life
    Michael J Roche
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Assessment 21:515-28. 2014
    ..We advocate for this approach to complement existing psychological assessments and provide a scoring program to facilitate initial implementation. ..
  21. doi request reprint The nature and correlates of change in depressive symptoms with cancer diagnosis: reaction and adaptation
    Frank J Infurna
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Psychol Aging 28:386-401. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Analyzing Dyadic Data Using Grid-Sequence Analysis: Interdyad Differences in Intradyad Dynamics
    Miriam Brinberg
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
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  23. pmc Implications of ongoing neural development for the measurement of the error-related negativity in childhood
    David DuPuis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Dev Sci 18:452-68. 2015
    ..Signal strength appears to reflect a stable individual trait whereas developmental changes in temporal consistency may be experientially influenced. ..
  24. pmc Associations between respiratory sinus arrhythmia reactivity and internalizing and externalizing symptoms are emotion specific
    Christine K Fortunato
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 110 South Henderson, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:238-51. 2013
    ..The use of theoretically derived stimuli may be important in characterizing the nature of the deficits in emotion processing that differentiate the internalizing and externalizing domains of psychopathology...
  25. pmc Disentangling the effects of genetic, prenatal and parenting influences on children's cortisol variability
    Kristine Marceau
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Stress 16:607-15. 2013
    ..Findings supported developmental plasticity models and uncovered novel developmental, gene × environment and prenatal × environment influences on children's cortisol functioning...
  26. pmc Unpacking the feel-good effect of free-time physical activity: between- and within-person associations with pleasant-activated feeling states
    Amanda L Hyde
    Department of Kinesiology, Aaron L Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 33:884-902. 2011
    ..Results suggest that both increases in overall levels and acute bouts of free-time physical activity are associated with increases in feelings of pleasant-activation...
  27. pmc Body image and first sexual intercourse in late adolescence
    Sara A Vasilenko
    Pennsylvania State University, S110 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    J Adolesc 34:327-35. 2011
    ..In addition, they suggest that gendered cultural expectations regarding sexual behavior are associated with differing psychological outcomes for male and female adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populations
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007
    ..Our results improve our understanding of the complex ecological interactions in oak-dominated forests by illustrating the importance of abiotic and biotic factors at different trophic levels...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance inconsistency: intraindividual change and variability
    Nilam Ram
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:623-33. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Using Rasch measurement to investigate volleyball skills and inform coaching
    Ryan P Bowles
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904 4871, USA
    J Appl Meas 7:39-54. 2006
    ..Detailed results illustrate that Rasch analyses can provide very specific information that coaches might use in drill, practice, and game strategy design...