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Department of Psychology
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2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

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Publications

Booker, R.J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Scaramella, L.V., & Reiss, D. (under review). Negative Affect in Infancy Elicits Increases in Parent Anxiety Symptoms over Time. Child Development.

Mammen, M. A., Moore, G. A., Scaramella, L. Reiss, D. Shaw, D., Leve, L., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (under review). Understanding the relation between infant temperament and sensory processing patterns.

Stover, C. S., Zhou, Y., Kiselica, A., Leve, L., Neiderhiser, J., Shaw, D., Scaramella, L., & Reiss, D. (under review). Marital hostility, hostile parenting, and child aggression: Associations from toddlerhood to school-age.

Hajal, N. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Moore, G. A., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Ganiban, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2015). Parents’ angry responses to infant challenges: The role of positive family characteristics and gene-environment interplay. Child Development, 86, 80-93.

Masarik, A. S., Conger, R. D., Donnellan, M. B., Stallings, M. C., Martin, M. J. Schofield, T. J., Neppl, T. K., Scaramella, L. V., Smolen, A., & Widaman, K. F. (2014). A molecular genetic study of parenting influences on romantic relationships: Evidence for differential susceptibility. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 357-367.

Riley, M. R., Scaramella, L. V., & McGoron, L. (2014). Disentangling the association between contextual risk and sensitive parenting on change in social skills observed during early childhood sibling interactions. Family Relations, 63, 287-299.

Barnett, M. A. & Scaramella, L. V. (2013). Mothers’ Parenting and Child Sex Differences in Behavior Problems among African American Preschoolers. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 773-783.

Blozis, S. A., Ge, X., Xu, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. Scaramella, L., Leve, L., & Reiss, D. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of multiple informant models: When data are not missing at random. Structural Equation Modeling, 20, 1-16.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2013). Transactions between child social wariness and observed structured parenting: Evidence form a prospective adoption study. Child Development, 84, 1750-1765.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Ge, X., & Reiss, D. (2013). Intergenerational transmission of risk for social inhibition: The interplay between parental responsiveness and genetic influences. Development and Psychopathology, 25 (1), 261-274. doi:10.1017/S0954579412001010

Sohr-Preston, S. L., Scaramella, L. V., Martin, M. J., Neppl, T. K., Ontai, L. & Conger, R. D. (2013). Parental education, parental communication and children’s early receptive language development: A 3-generation test of the Family Investment Model. Child Development, 84, 1046-1062.

Poulin, F., Nadeau, K., & Scaramella, L. V. (2012). The role of parents in young adolescents’ competence with peers: An observational study of advice giving and intrusiveness. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 58, 437-462.

Barnett, M.A., Scaramella, L.V., McGoron, L. & Callahan, K.C. (2012). Coparenting Cooperation and Child Adjustment in Low-Income Mother-Grandmother and Mother-Father Families.  Family Science, 159-170.

Lipscomb, S. T., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., Ge, X., Conger, R. D., Reid, J. B. & Reiss, D. (2012). Negative emotionality and externalizing problems in toddlerhood: Overreactive parenting as a moderator of genetic influences. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 167-179.

Stover, C. S., Connell, C. M., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Conger, R. Reiss, D. (2012). Fathering and mothering in the family system: Linking marital hostility and aggression in adopted toddlers. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 401-409.

Callahan, K. L., Scaramella, L. V., Laird, R., Sohr-Preston, S. L. (2011). Neighborhood disadvantage as a moderator of the association between harsh parenting and toddler-aged children’s internalizing and externalizing problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 68-76.

Mannering, A. M., Shelton, K. H., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Shaw, D. S., Conger, R. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2011). Associations between marital instability and child sleep problems across infancy and toddlerhood: A longitudinal analysis. Child Development, 82, 1252-1266.

Barnett, M. A., Scaramella, L. V., Neppl, T. K., Ontai, L. L., & Conger, R. D. (2010). Grandmother Involvement as a Protective Factor for Early Childhood Social Adjustment. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 635-645.

Leve, L. D., Kerr, D. C. R., Shaw, D., Ge, X., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., Reid, J. B., Conger, R. & Reiss, D. (2010). Infant pathways to externalizing behavior: Evidence of genotype x environment interaction. Child Development, 81, 340 – 356.

Leve, L., Neiderhiser, J., Scaramella, L., & Reiss, D. (2010). The Early Growth and Development Study: Using the prospective adoption design to examine genotype–environment interplay. Behavior Genetics, 40, 306-314.

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Conger, R. D., Scaramella, L. V., Reid, J., & Reiss, D. (2010). Genetic liability, environment, and the development of fussiness in toddlers: The roles of maternal depression and parental responsiveness. Developmental Psychology, 46, 1147-1158.

Neppl, T. K., Donnellan, M. B., Scaramella, L. V., Widaman, K., Spilman, S. K., Ontai, L. L., Conger, R. D. (2010). Differential stability of temperament from toddlerhood to middle childhood. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 386-396.

Leve, L.D., Harold, G., Ge, X., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2009). Structured parenting of toddlers at high versus low genetic risk: Two pathways to child problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48, 1102-1109.

Trentacosta, C. J., Neppl, T. K., Donnellan, M. B., Scaramella, L. V., Shaw, D. S., & Conger, R. D. (2010). Adolescent personality as a prospective predictor of parenting: An interactionist perspective. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 721-730.

Mirabile, S. P., Scaramella, L. V., Sohr-Preston, S. L., & Robison, S. D. (2009). Mothers' socialization of emotion regulation: The moderating role of children's negative emotional reactivity, Child and Youth Care Forum, 38, 19-37.

Neppl, T. K., Conger, R. D., Scaramella, L. V., & Ontai, L. L. (2009). Intergenerational continuity and parenting behavior: Mediating pathways and child effects. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1241-1256.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2008). The Early Growth and Development Study: Using the Prospective Adoption Design to Examine Genotype–Environment Interplay. Acta Sinica, 40, 1106-1115.

 

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