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Department of Psychology Gartstein Temperament Lab

Publications

Below are several updated sections on recent lab publications:

Temperament

Gartstein, M.A. & Hancock, G.R. (in press). Temperamental growth in infancy: demographic, maternal symptom, and stress contributions to over-arching and fine-grained dimensions. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly.

Gartstein, M.A., Hancock, G.R., & Iverson, S.L. (2018). Positive affectivity and fear trajectories in infancy: Contributions of mother-child interaction factors. Child Development, 89, 1519-1534. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28542794

Gartstein, M.A., Prokasky, A., Bell, M.A., Calkins, S., Bridgett, D.J., Braungart-Rieker, J., Leerkes, E., Cheatham, C., Eiden, R.D., Mize, K.D., Aaron Jones, N., Mireault, G., & Seamon, E. (2017). Latent Profile and Cluster Analysis of infant temperament: Comparisons across person-centered approaches. Developmental Psychology, 53, 1811-1825. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5612890/

Bornstein, M.H., Putnick, D.L., Gartstein, M.A., Hahn, C., Kwak, K., Auestad, N., & O’Connor, D.L. (2015). Infant Temperament across the First Years of Postnatal Life: Stability by Age, Gender, Birth Order, Term Status, and SES. Child Development, 86, 844–863. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428977/

Gartstein, M.A., Bridgett, D.J., Young, B.N., Panksepp, J., & Power, T. (2013). Origins of Effortful Control: Infant and Parent Contributions. Infancy, 18(2), 149-183. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4530995/

Gartstein, M.A., Potapova, N., & Hsu, A. (2014). Infant temperament: Implications for later sleep and eating/feeding. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 32, 185-198https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02646838.2013.853172

 Putnam, S.P., Helbig, A.L, Gartstein, M.A., Rothbart, M.K., & Leerkes, E. (2014). Development and Assessment of Short and Very Short Forms of the Infant Behavior Questionnaire – Revised. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 445-458. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24206185


Childhood Behavior Problems/Developmental Psychopathology

Gartstein, M.A., & Bateman, A.E. (2008). Early Manifestations of Childhood Depression: Influences of Infant Temperament and Parental Depressive Symptoms. Infant and Child Development, 17, 223-248. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/icd.549

Gartstein, M.A., Bridgett, D.J., Rothbart, M.K., Robertson, C., Iddins, E., Ramsay, K., & Schlect, S. (2010). A Latent Growth Examination of Fear Development in Infancy: Contributions of Maternal Depression and the Risk for Toddler Anxiety. Developmental Psychology, 46, 651-668https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20438177

Gartstein, M.A., Putnam, S.P., & Rothbart, M.K. (2012). Etiology of preschool behavior problems: Contributions of temperament attributes in early childhood. Infant Mental Health Journal, 33, 197-211. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28520102

Gartstein, M.A., Seamon, D.E., & Dishion, T.J. (2014). The Geospatial Ecology of Adolescent Problem Behavior and Alcohol Use: Proximal Effects of Peers and Parent Monitoring. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 299–315. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4376491/


Cross-cultural Differences in Temperament

Gartstein, M.A. & Putnam, S.P. (in press). Temperament, Parents and Culture: Findings from the Joint Effort Toddler Temperament Consortium (JETTC). New York, NY: Routledge.

Gartstein, M.A., Slobodskaya, H.R., Putnam, S.P., Kirchhoff, C. (in press). Cross-cultural differences in the development of behavior problems: Contributions of infant temperament in Russia and U.S. International Journal of Developmental Science.

Putnam, S.P. & Gartstein, M.A. (2017). Aggregate temperament scores from multiple countries: Associations with aggregate personality traits, cultural dimensions, and allelic frequency. Journal of Research in Personality, 67, 157-170. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092656616300897

Gartstein, M.A., Carranza, J.A., González-Salinas, C., Ato, E., Galián, M.D., Erickson, N.L. & Potapova, N. (2016). Cross-cultural comparisons of infant fear: A multi-method study in Spain and the US. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47, 1178-1193. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022022116663851

Gartstein, M.A., Peleg, Y., Young, B.N., & Slobodskaya, H.R. (2009). Infant temperament in Russia, United States of America, and Israel: Differences and similarities between Russian-speaking families. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 40, 241-256. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19165594

Gartstein, M.A., Slobodskaya, H.R., Putnam, S.P., Kinsht, I.A. (2009). A Cross-Cultural Study of Infant Temperament: Predicting Preschool Effortful Control in the United States of America (U.S.) and Russia. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 6, 337-364. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17405620701203846

Gartstein, M.A., Slobodskaya, H.R., Żylicz, P.O., Gosztyla, D. & Nakagawa, N. (2010). A Cross-cultural Evaluation of Temperament Development: Japan, United States of America, Poland and Russia. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 10, 55-75. http://www.redalyc.org/html/560/56017066004/

Slobodskaya, H.R., Gartstein, M.A., Nakagawa, A., & Putnam, S.P. (2013). Early temperament in Japan, US and Russia: do cross-cultural differences decrease with age? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 438 – 460. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022022112453316

JETTC research was recently published in a book:
Gartstein, M.A. & Putnam, S.P. (2018). Temperament, Parents and Culture: Findings from the Joint Effort Toddler Temperament Consortium (JETTC). New York, NY: Routledge.
This book based on the work of the Gartstein Temperament Lab and others was noted in a Washington Post article: http://images.burrellesluce.com/image/15598/15598_3801


Biological Underpinnings

Gartstein, M.A. & Skinner, M.K. (in press). Prenatal influences on temperament development: The role of environmental epigenetics. Development and Psychopathology.

Gartstein, M.A., Seamon, E., Lengua, L.J., & Thompson, S.F. (2018). Community Crime Exposure and Risk for Obesity in Preschool Children: Moderation by the Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal (HPA)-Axis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43, 353–365. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29048574

Gartstein, M.A., Seamon, E., Thompson, S.F., & Lengua, L.J. (2018). Parenting matters: Moderation of biological and community risk for obesity. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 56, 21–34. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0193397317301351

Gartstein, M.A., Bell, M.A., & Calkins, S.D. (2014). EEG Asymmetry at 10 Months of Age: Are Temperament Trait Predictors Different for Boys and Girls? Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 1327–1340. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4119516/

Gartstein, M.A., Hookenson, K.V., Brain, U., Devlin, A.M., Grunau, R.E., & Oberlander, T.F. (2016). Sculpting infant soothability: The role of prenatal SSRI antidepressant exposure and neonatal SLC6A4 methylation status. Developmental Psychobiology, 58, 745-758. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27254389

LowKapalu, C. & Gartstein, M.A. (2016). Boys with Fragile X Syndrome: Investigating Temperament in Early Childhood. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60, 891-900. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27321588