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Principals’ social and emotional competence: A key factor for creating caring schools
Mahfouz, J., Greenberg, M. T., & Rodriguez, A. (2019). University Park, PA: Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center.
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Associations between blackout drinking and self-reported everyday cognition among young adults
The mediating role of self-regulation on the link between child maltreatment and later substance use among Latinx youth
SciComm Optimizer for Policy Engagement: A randomized controlled trial of the SCOPE model on state legislators’ research use in public discourse
Where and with whom does a brief social-belonging intervention promote progress in college?
The Role of Social and Emotional Learning in Future Workforce Readiness
Family risk exposure profiles during early childhood: Developmental processes and adolescent well-being
Science for policy to protect children in cyberspace
Understanding community- and system-capacity change over time: A close look at changing social capital in Evidence2Success communities
Alcohol-induced blackouts among college student drinkers: A multilevel analysis
PTSD symptom cluster severity predicts momentary emotion dynamics during couple conversations
Anonymity and grading fairness in online education
Identifying desired features that would be acceptable and helpful in a wrist-worn biosensor–based alcohol intervention: Interview study among adults who drink heavily
Correspondence between alcohol use measured by a wrist-worn alcohol biosensor and self-report via ecological momentary assessment over a 2-week period
Association between child maltreatment and substance use disorder across emerging adulthood
Relations between executive functioning and internalizing symptoms vary as a function of frontoparietal-amygdala resting state connectivity
Mindfulness for students in pre-K to secondary school settings: Current findings, future directions
Associations between older siblings’ substance use and younger siblings’ substance use intentions: Indirect effects via substance use expectations
Commentary: Improving the effectiveness and utility of the Helping to End Addiction Long‑Term (HEAL) prevention cooperative: A full translational framework
A national strategy for preventing substance and opioid use disorders through evidence‑based prevention programming that fosters healthy outcomes in our youth
Associations between daily drinking and daily memory lapses among middle-aged and older adults in the MIDUS study
Mindfulness in schools: Evidence on the impacts of school-based mindfulness programs on student outcomes in P-12 educational settings
Pregame heavy episodic drinking and Its association with negative consequences and other risky substance use behaviors
A six‐year longitudinal study of parenting and depressive symptoms among Taiwanese adolescents
Age-varying associations between attempts to lose weight and nicotine vaping across adolescence: Results from a nationally representative sample
Longitudinal associations among service members’ PTSD symptoms, partner accommodation, and partner distress
How do LGBTQ+ parents raise well-adjusted, resilient, and thriving children?
Supporting evidence-based SEL programs: What state policymakers can do
Measuring adolescents’ eating in the absence of hunger in the home environment: Validation of subjective vs. objective measures (forthcoming)
Francis, L. A., Rollins, B. Y., & Lozinski, R. H.
Resilience profiles predict polysubstance use in adolescents with a history of childhood maltreatment
Picci, G., Linden-Carmichael, A. N., & Rose, Emma J. (2022). Addiction Research & Theory. Advance online publication.
Reducing relative food reinforcement of infants using a music enrichment program: a randomized, controlled trial
Kong, K. L., Eiden, R. D., Morris, K. S., Paluch, R. A., Carr, K. A., & Epstein, L. H. (2022). The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Advance online publication.
Educational leader wellbeing: A systematic review
Doyle Fosco, S. L. (2022). Educational Research Review. Advance online publication.
Implementation reporting recommendations for school-based mindfulness programs
Baelen, R. N., Gould, L. F., Felver, J. C., Schussler, D., & Greenberg, M. T. (2022). Mindfulness. Advance online publication.
Associations between prescription and illicit stimulant and opioid use in the United States, 2015-2020
Emotional reactivity to daily family conflicts: Testing the within-person sensitization
What predicts willingness to experience negative consequences in college student drinkers?
Mallett, K. A., Turrisi, R., Reavy, R., Sell, N., Waldron, K. A., Scaglione, N., & Ackerman, S.D. (2022). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 83(5), 704-711.
“Pick your team wisely”: A case study of a long-standing research-practice partnership
A comparison of parents’ and students’ reports of general and alcohol-specific parenting behaviors across the four years of college
Cultivating compassion for self and others: A School-based pilot study for peer-nominated caring adolescents
Labor force status as a buffer against mortality risks associated with alcohol consumption: A study of adult U.S. women, 2001-2015
Trends and opportunities for bridging prevention science and US federal policy
Scott, J.T., Prendergast, S., Demeusy, E., McGuire, K., & Crowley, M. (2022). Prevention Science, 23, 1333-1342.
Examining within- and between-person facets of negative affect and associations with daily craving among young adults in substance use disorder recovery
Can the academic and experiential study of flourishing improve flourishing in college students? A multi-university study
Taking a school-based child sexual abuse prevention program to scale: A cost analysis
Texas special education cap’s associations with disability identification disparities of racial and language minority students
Associations among financial well-being, daily relationship tension, and daily affect in two adult cohorts separated by the great recession
Sociodemographic disparities in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis and overtreatment during elementary school
Long-term impact of familismo and ethnic identity on Latinx college student drinking and high-risk consequences
Initial conditions and functioning over time among community coalitions
Brown, L.D., Wells, R., Chilenski, S.M. (2022). Evaluation and Program Planning, 92.
Regulatory compliance monitoring paradigms and the relationship of regulatory compliance/licensing with program quality: A program commentary
Long-term effects of adolescent substance use prevention on participants, partners, and their children: Resiliency and outcomes 15 years later during the COVID-19 pandemic
Understanding heterogeneity among simultaneous alcohol and marijuana users: Latent classes derived from daily diary data
Obesity and accelerated epigenetic aging in a high-risk cohort of children
Targeting the proximal mechanisms of stress adaptation to prevent psychopathology in adolescents in poverty
Wadsworth, M. E., Ahlkvist, J., Jones, D. E., Pham, H., Rajagopalan, A., & Genaro, B. (2022). Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 51(3), 344-359.
Coparenting-focused preventive intervention reduces postnatal maternal body mass index and buffers impact of cortisol
Moran, L. J., Lee, J., Jones, D. E., Fronberg, K. & Feinberg, M. E. (2022). Obesity.
Promoting toddlers’ self-regulation and healthy eating habits among families living in poverty: A randomized controlled trial of Recipe 4 Success
Nix, R. L., Gill, S., Hostetler, M. L., Feinberg, M. E., Francis, L. A., Stifter, C. A., McNeil, C.B., Kidder, S., Jones, D. E., Park, Y., Kim, C. N., Engbretson, A. G., Braaten, S. M., & Tamkin, V. L., (In press). Child Development.
Examining the impact of early college experiences on the cumulative number of alcohol-related consequences
Glenn, S. D., Turrisi, R., Waldron, K. A., Mallett, K. A., Russell, M., & Reavy, R. R. (2022). Addictive Behaviors. Preprint.
Implementation barriers and facilitators of a mindfulness-based social emotional learning program and the role of relational trust: A qualitative study
Change in college student health and well-being profiles as a function of the COVID-19 pandemic
Lanza, S. T., Whetzel, C. A., Linden-Carmichael, A. N., & Newschaffer, C. J. (2022). PLoS ONE 17(5).
Reciprocal influences among marital relationship, parent–adolescent relationship, and youth depressive symptoms
Chiang, S., & Bai, S. (2022). Journal of Marriage and Family. Advance online publication.
Profiles of future expectations among urban adolescents in Cambodia
Knapp, K. S., Chimed-Ochir, U., Apsley, H. B., Eng, S., Fosco, G. M., & Cleveland, H. H. (2022). Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication.
Father-child physiological concordance on two timescales is differentially associated with paternal characteristics
Midwives and child health nurses’ support is associated with positive coparenting for fathers of infants: A cross-sectional analysis
Which children are frequently victimized in U.S. elementary schools? Population-based estimates
Efficacy of the Fast Track friendship group program for peer-rejected children: A randomized-controlled trial
The effects of embedded skin cancer Interventions on sun-safety attitudes and attention paid to tan women on Instagram
Myrick, J. G., Waldron, K. A., Cohen, O., DiRusso, C., Shao, R., Cho, E., Willoughby, J. F., & Turrisi, R. (2022). Frontiers in Psychology, 13.
The relationship between veterans’ employment program component use and career advancement over time
Daily fluctuations in drinking intensity: Links with vaping and combustible use of nicotine and marijuana
Parks, M.J., Maggs, J.L., & Patrick, M.E. (2022). Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 233.
Factors influencing parental functioning and satisfaction for veteran mothers during civilian transition
Defensive mindset: A pattern of social information processing that develops early and predicts life course outcomes
Dodge, K. A., Bai, Y., Godwin, J., Lansford, J. E., Bates, J. E., Pettit, G. S. & Jones, D. E. (2022). Child Development. Advance online publication.
How substance use prevention research gets used in United States federal policy
Child community violence exposure in an at-risk sample: Developmental trajectories, caregiving risks, and the role of child temperament
A pilot study of a co-parenting intervention for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Hock, R.M., Rovane, A.K., Feinberg, M.E., Jones, D.E., & Holbert. A.A. (2022). Journal of Child and Family Studies.
Religious coping and gender moderate trajectories of marital love among black couples
Electronic cigarette use in adolescence is associated with later cannabis use
Staff, J.L., Vuolo, M., Kelly, B.C., Maggs, J.L., & Silva, C. P. (2022). Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 232.
Engagement, representation, and safety: Factors promoting belonging and positive interracial contact in urban parks
Powers, S.L., Webster, N., Agans, J.P., Graefe, A.R., & Mowen, A.J. (2022).
35-year-old parents do not approve of 17-year-olds’ cigarette, marijuana, or alcohol use: U.S. national data 1993–2018
Mehus, C. J., Patrick, M. E., Schulenberg, J., & Maggs, J. (2022). Journal of Adolescent Health.
Internalizing symptoms among Taiwanese adolescents in poverty: Longitudinal influences of neighborhood, family, and school
Chiang, S., & Bai, S. (2022). Journal of Adolescence, 94(3).
Daily associations between family interaction quality, stress, and objective sleep in adolescents
The microrandomized trial for developing digital interventions: Experimental design and data analysis considerations
Executive function and BMI trajectories Among rural, poor youth at high risk for obesity
Rollins, B. Y., Riggs, N. R., Francis, L. A., & Blair, C. B. (2021). Obesity, 29(2), 379-387.
Flexibly modeling age trends in the prevalence of co-occurring patterns of substance use and mental health disorders using time-varying effects and latent class analysis
Outdoor recreation as an asset for youth development in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Examining the relationship between infant weight status and parent–infant interactions within a food and nonfood context
Kong, K. L., Shisler, S., Eiden, R.D., Anzman-Frasca, S., & Piazza, J. (2022). Childhood Obesity. Advance online publication.
Familial predictors of alcohol and drug use-related problems among middle-aged and older adults
Miller, S.E., Maggs, J.L., Eiden, R.D. & Almeida, D.M. (2022). Journal of Family Issues. Advance online publication.
Family-school partnerships during the early school years
Bierman, K.L., & Sheridan, S.M. (Eds.). (2022). Springer.
Integrating dynamic and developmental time scales: Emotion-specific autonomic coordination predicts baseline functioning over time
Fry, C.M., Ram, N., & Gatzke-Kopp, L.M. (2022). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 171.
A randomized iterative approach to optimizing an online substance use intervention for collegiate athletes
Rulison, K.L., Milroy, J.J., Wyrick, D.L. (2022). Translational Behavioral Medicine, 12(1).
Assessing subjective cannabis effects in daily life with contemporary young adult language
Cloutier, R.M., Calhoun, B.H., Lanza, S.T., Linden-Carmichael, A.N. (2022). Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Advance online publication.
Combined alcohol use and weight status effects on mortality risk among adults: Analysis of the National Health Interview survey linked mortality files, 2001-2015
Masum, M., Howard, J.T., & Grigsby, T.J. (2022). Drug and Alcohol Dependence (230).
Off the charts: Identifying and visualizing body mass index trajectories of rural, poor youth
Rollins, B. Y., & Francis, L. A. (2021). The Journal of Pediatrics, 228, 147-154.e2.
Intersecting racism and homonegativism among sexual minority men of color: Latent class analysis of multidimensional stigma with subgroup differences in health and sociostructural burdens
Day drinking among college students and its association with risky substance use behaviors
Calhoun, B. H., Maggs, J. L. (2021). Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research (45)12:2546-2559.
Building long-term family resilience through universal prevention: 10-year parent and child outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic
Feinberg, M. E., Gedaly, L., Mogle, J., Hostetler, M. L., Cifelli, J. A., Tornello, S. L., Lee, J. K., & Jones, D. E. (2021). Family Process. Advance online publication.
Early executive and school functioning: Protective roles of home environment by income
College students’ sense of belonging and mental health amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
Gopalan, M., Linden-Carmichael, A., & Lanza, S. (2021). Journal of Adolescent Health. Advance online publication.
Associations between simultaneous alcohol and cannabis use and next-day negative affect among young adults: The role of sex and trait anxiety
Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Hochgraf, A. K., Cloutier, R. M., Stull, S. W., & Lanza, S. T. (2021). Addictive Behaviors, 123.
An ounce of prevention: A Penn State research center looks to the future by stopping problems before they start
Developmental changes in external and internal performance monitoring across middle childhood: an ERP study
Lees, T., Fry, C.M., Terrel, S., Jetha, M.K., Segalowitz, S.J., & Gatzke-Kopp, L.M. (2021). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 169.
Cultivating researcher-policymaker partnerships: A randomized controlled trial of a model for training public psychologists
Family vulnerability, disruption, and chaos predict parent and child COVID-19 health-protective behavior adherence
Fosco, G. M., LoBraico, E. J., Sloan, C. J., Fang, S., & Feinberg, M. E. (2021). Families, systems & health: The Journal of Collaborative Family Healthcare. Advance online publication.