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Longitudinal associations among family environment, neural cognitive control, and social competence among adolescents
During adolescence, prefrontal cortex regions, important in cognitive control, undergo maturation to adapt to changing environmental demands. Ways through which social-ecological factors contribute to adolescent neural ...
Externalizing problems, attention regulation, and household chaos: A longitudinal behavioral genetic study
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-08)
Previous research documented a robust link between difficulties in self-regulation and development of externalizing problems (i.e., aggression and delinquency). In this study, we examined the longitudinal additive and ...
Neighborhood Danger, Parental Monitoring, Harsh Parenting, and Child Aggression in Nine Countries
Exposure to neighborhood danger during childhood has negative effects that permeate multiple dimensions of childhood. The current study examined whether mothers’, fathers’, and children’s perceptions of neighborhood danger ...
Neural cognitive control moderates the association between insular risk processing and risk-taking behaviors via perceived stress in adolescents
Adolescence is a critical period for the initiation of risk-taking behaviors. We examined the longitudinal interplay between neural correlates of risk processing and cognitive control in predicting risk-taking behaviors ...
Corporal Punishment of Children in Nine Countries as a Function of Child Gender and Parent Gender
Background. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to a global perspective on corporal punishment by examining differences between mothers' and fathers' use of corporal punishment with daughters and sons in nine ...
Inhibitory Control Mediates the Association between Perceived Stress and Secure Relationship Quality
Past research has demonstrated negative associations between exposure to stressors and quality of interpersonal relationships among children and adolescents. Nevertheless, underlying mechanisms of this association remain ...