Family Research Center

Publications

STAR Project Publications

  • Blankson, A. N., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E. M., Marcovitch, S., & Calkins, S. D. (2012). Differentiating processes of control and understanding in early development of emotion and cognition.  Social Development, 21, 1–20. PMCID: PMC3275886
  • Blankson, A. N., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E. M, Marcovitch, S., & Calkins, S. D., Weaver, J.M (in press). Dynamic relations between emotion and cognition over the preschool years. Child Development.
  • Blankson, A. N., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E. M, Marcovitch, S., & Calkins, S. D. (2011) Shyness and Vocabulary: The Role of Executive Functioning and Home Environmental Stimulation. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 57(2), 105-128.  PMCID: PMC3215145
  • Freitas, L. B. L., O’Brien, M., Nelson, J. A., & Marcovitch, S. (in press). The understanding of gratitude and theory of mind in 5-year-old children. Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica (Psychology)
  • Leerkes, E. M., Paradise, M., O’Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., Lange, G. (2008). Emotion and Cognition Processes in Preschool Children.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 54(1), 102-124.
  • Leerkes, E. M., Blankson, A. N., O'Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., & Marcovitch, S. (2011) The Relation of Maternal Emotional and Cognitive Support to Pre-Academic Skills in Preschoolers. Infant and Child Development, 20,353-370. PMCID: PMC3222582
  • Marcovitch, S., Leigh, J., Calkins, S. D., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E. M., & Blankson, A. N. (2010). Moderate vagal withdrawal in 3.5-year-old children is associated with optimal performance on executive function tasks. Developmental Psychobiology, 52(6), 603-608. PMCID: PMC30004152
  • Marcovitch, S., O'Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., Leerkes, E. M., Weaver, J. M., & Levine, D. W. (invited to resubmit). A longitudinal assessment of the relation between executive function and theory of mind at 3.5, 4.5, and 5.5 years. Developmental Psychology.
  • Mokrova, I., O'Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., Leerkes, E. M., & Marcovitch, S. (in press). The links between family social status and child motivation: The role of maternal values and quality of parenting. Infant and Child Development.
  • Mokrova, I. L., O'Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., Leerkes, E. M., Marcovitch, S. (under review). Persistence and academic skills at preschool age: Will trying harder make me smarter? Developmental Psychology.
  • Mokrova, I. L., Leerkes, E. M.,  Calkins, S. D., O'Brien, M., Marcovitch, S. (under review). The associations between quality of parenting during preschool years and child school readiness: Detrimental effects of controlling parenting. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
  • Nelson, J. A., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E. M., Calkins, S. D., Marcovitch, S., & Blankson, A. N. (in press). Maternal expressive style and children’s emotional development. Infant and Child Development. PMCID: In Process
  • Nelson, J. A., Leerkes, E. M., O’Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., & Marcovitch, S. (2012). African American and European American mothers’ beliefs about negative emotions and emotion socialization practices. Parenting: Science and Practice, 12, 22-41.
  • Nelson, J. A., Freitas, L. B. L., O’Brien, M., Calkins, S. D., Leerkes, E. M., & Marcovitch, S. (in press). Preschool-aged children’s understanding of gratitude: Relations with emotion and mental state knowledge.  British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
  • Nelson, J. A., Leerkes, E. M, Perry, N. B., O’Brien, M., Calkins, S., & Marcovitch, S. (under second review). European American and African American mothers’ emotion socialization practices relate differently to their children’s academic and social-emotional competence.  
  • O'Brien, M., Weaver, J.M., Nelson, J.A., Calkins, S.D., Leerkes, E.M., & Marcovitch, S. (2011).  Longitudinal associations between children's understanding of emotions and theory of mind. Cognition & Emotion. , 25, 1074-1086. PMCID: PMC3168777
  • Perry, N. E., Calkins, S. D., Nelson, J. A., Leerkes, E.M., & Marcovitch, S. (in press). Mothers’ responses to Children's Negative Emotions and Child Emotion Regulation: The Moderating Role of Vagal Suppression. Developmental Psychobiology. PMCID: PMC3290722
  • Perry, N. E., Nelson, J. A., Swingler, M. M., Calkins, S. D., O'Brien, M., Leerkes, E.M., & Marcovitch, S. (in press). The Relation between Maternal Emotional Support and Child Physiological Regulation across the Preschool Years.  Developmental Psychobiology