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Selected current and past conference presentations. (HDFS graduate students in BOLD)

2016

Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

HDFS students and faculty will be presenting 16 talks and posters at SPR at the Annual Meeting on May 31 to June 3, 2016, in San Francisco, CA.

Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), Baltimore, MD

(Total presentations by PSU graduate students = 20)

SRA by PSU HDFS 2016

2015

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2015

(Total presentations by current PSU HDFS students = 33)

GSA by PSU HDFS 2015

Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) 2015

Leavitt, C. E. & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2015, October). Sexual motivations for intimacy and pleasure across college years. In E. A. Waterman (Chair), Navigating sexual messages from peers, partners, and media: The role of emerging adults’ own sexual values, communication, and behaviors. Paper presentation at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Miami, FL.

Waterman, E. A., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2015). Are mothers’ and fathers’ parenting characteristics associated with students’ academic engagement? In J. Abaied (Chair) Complex models of the role of parents in emerging adulthood: Antecedents, consequences, and moderators. Paper presentation at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Miami, FL.

Waterman, E. A., Wesche, R., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2015). Between- and within-person correlates of quality of sexual communication with closet friend. In E. A. Waterman (Chair). Navigating sexual messages from peers, partners, and media: The role of emerging adults’ own sexual values, communication, and behaviors. Paper presentation at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Miami, FL.

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 2015

Abenavoli, R., & Greenberg, M. (2015, May). Classroom-level influences on children's skills in the early school years. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Boone, M. R., Griffin, A. M., Li, J. (2015, May). Time-varying effects of health behaviors on cardio-metabolic outcomes in older Mexican adults. SPR Cup paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Conference, Washington, DC.

Calhoun, B. & Maggs, J. (2015, May). Gender differences in links between alcohol-specific parenting messages and alcohol use during college. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Dvorakova, K., Kishida M., Li J., Agrusti M., Elavsky S., Broderick, T., & Greenberg, M. (2015, May). Health and well-Being: Mindfulness training effects on daily experiences of first-year college students. In Dvorakova, K. (Chair) The Effectiveness and Implementation of Youth-Focused Mindfulness Interventions. Symposium presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Fosco, G., Bamberger, K., & Xia, M. (2015, May). Trajectories of caregiver motivation and engagement in family-centered prevention programs: A group-based modeling approach. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Griffin, A., Schlomer, G, Vandenberg, D., Greenberg, M., Feinberg, M., Redmond, C., & Spoth, R. (2015, May). Differential intervention effects on sensationseeking and substance use based on genotype. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Miller, J. A., Smith, E. A. & Caldwell, L.L. (2015, May). The impact of sexual victimization on adolescent boys' sexual risk and sexual aggression behavior. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Miller, J. A., Smith, E. A., Caldwell, L.L., Wegner, L, & Jacobs, J. (2015, May). Sexual school climate and sexual coercion in Cape Town's secondary schools. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Vandenberg, D., Hair, K., Cleveland, H.H., Schlomer, G., & Griffin, A. (2015, May). From Buccal to Bonferroni in genetically informative prevention research: The initial stage for development, execution, and analysis of genetically informed prevention study. Presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Waterman, E., Small, M., Newman, S., & Steich, S. (2015, May). Using design thinking to facilitate students' transition to college: A pilot trial. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2015

(Total presentations by current PSU HDFS students = 33)

Other Conferences -- 2015

Augustine, M. E. (2015, March). Publishing 101: Advice for undergraduate and graduate students. Invited presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Boulware, L. E., DePasquale, N., Powe, N., Lewis-Boyer, L., Greer, R., Ameling, J., & Ephraim, P. E. (2015, March. Shared and informed decision-making about kidney treatments in nephrology practice: Are we meeting patients’ needs? Paper submitted for presentation at the International Society of Nephrology World Congress of Nephrology, Cape Town, South Africa.

DePasquale, N., Polenick, C. A., Davis, K. D., Almeida, D. M., Moen, P., & Hammer, L. B. (2015, August). The psychosocial stress of managing work and care roles: Gender differences among IT professionals. Poster presented at the Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Ji, L., Chow, S-M., & Jacobson, N. (2015, June). Handling missing-data in the modeling of ambulatory assessment data. Paper presented at the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, State College, PA.

Katz, D. A., Harris, A. R., Schussler, D., Jennings, P. A., Abenavoli, R. M., & Greenberg, M. T. (2015, April). Using multi-level analyses to examine changes in neuroendocrine biomarkers associated with chronic stress in a group of teachers over one school year. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual conference, Chicago, IL.

Le, Y., McDaniel, T. B. & Feinberg, M. E. (2015, March). Stability and change in marriage across transition to parenthood: The unique role of coparenting from a longitudinal dyadic perspective. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Long Beach, CA.

Phuong, P. & Thuy, H. (2015, May). Impacts of rural-urban migration on rural household living standards in Vietnam. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Population Association of America, San Diego, CA.

Polenick, C. A., Zarit, S. H., Bangerter, L. R., Seidel, A. J., & Fingerman, K. L. (2015, August). Partners’ intergenerational support exchanges and midlife marital satisfaction. Poster presented at the Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Roepke, A. M., Benson, L. Yaden, D. B., Tsukayama, E., & Seligman, M.E.P. (2015, February). Randomized controlled trial of prospective writing, an intervention for facilitating growth after adversity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Sliwinski, M., Mogel, J., Hyun, J., Munoz, E., & Smyth, J. (2015, February). Measurement burst designs for enhancing longitudinal methods. Presented at the annual meeting of Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX.

2014

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2014

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2014

Doughty, S., Jensen, A. C., & McHale, S. M. (2014, November). The interactive effects mothers’ and fathers’ differential treatment of siblings. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, Maryland.

Jian, N., Kim, P. S., & Bámaca-Colbert, M. Y. (2014, November). Mexican-Origin Girls’ Sexual Attitudes: Cultural and Attachment Influences. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, Maryland.

Loving, A., Totenhagen, C., McDaniel, B. T., & Curran, M. (2014, November). Volatility in daily relationship quality: The role of attachment. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, Maryland.

McDaniel, B. T., & Feinberg, M. (2014, November). Prenatal volatility in daily couple closeness is linked with postnatal coparenting. Paper presentation at the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)

Maaas, M. K. (2014). Community-based dissemination of sex research. In Vrangalova, Z. (chair) Keeping the Science in Sex. Symposium at the Annual Meeting for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Omaha, NE.

Maas, M. K., Willoughby, B. W., & Vasilenko, S. A. (2014). A dyadic approach to couple’s pornography use and sexual desire discrepancy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Omaha, NE.

Waterman, E. A., Leavitt, C. E., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2014, November). Gender differences in the link between religiosity and transition to penetrative sex in emerging adulthood. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Omaha, NE.

Wesche, R., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Vasilenko, S. A. (2014, November). Sexual behavior patterns in romantic and nonromantic partnerships. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Omaha, NE.

International Congress of Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (Flux) 2014

Geier, C. F., Lydon, D. M., Lo, L., Roberts, M., & Luna, B. (2014, September). The influence of incentives on cognitive control during adolescence. Poster presentation: The International Congress for Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. (Flux), Los Angeles, CA.

Lydon, D. M., Roberts, M., & Geier, C. F. (September, 2014). Integrating smoking beliefs into a neurobiological model of smoking-related decision-making. Poster Presented at The International Congress for Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. (Flux), Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, N., Lydon, D. M., & Geier, C. F. (September, 2014). Incentive effects on visual spatial working memory. Poster presented at the International Congress of Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (Flux), Los Angeles, CA.

Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference (SPRC) 2014

Bova, K. L., Gatzke-Kopp, L. M., Fosco, G. M., & Willner, C. J. (2014, September). Associations with RSA and Externalizing Psychopathology in a High-Risk Environment: Competing Predictions of the Diathesis-Stress and Biological Sensitivity Models. Poster presentation at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Bova, K. L., Gatzke-Kopp, L. M., Fosco, G. M., & Willner, C. J. (2014). Applying the diathesis-stress and biological sensitivity models in environments of risk shows evidence of differential associations of child behavior outcomes with low compared to high RSA. Psychophysiology, 51 (Supplement 1) S19. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Atlanta, GA.

Philbrook, L. E. & Buss, K. A. (2014, September). Toddler shyness and cortisol reactivity predict maternal emotion socialization at 5 years. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Atlanta, GA.

Morales, S., Younkins, L. B., Philbrook, L. E., & Buss, K. A. (2014, September). Longitudinal relations between exuberant temperament and academic functioning: The role of RSA reactivity. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Atlanta, GA.

Willner, C. J., Jetha, M. K., Segalowitz, S. J., & Gatzke-Kopp, L. M. (2014). Emotional face processing biases and children’s internalizing and externalizing behaviors in school. Psychophysiology, 51 (Supplement 1), S19. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Atlanta, GA.

International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS) 2014

Augustine, M. E., & Stifter, C. A. (2014, July). Maternal positive affect as a moderator of infant behavioral inhibition. Poster presented at the Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Moding, K. J. & Stifter, C. A. (July 2014). Temperamental surgency contributes to acceptance and rejection of novel foods at 6 and 12 months. Poster presented at The Biennial International Society on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Reader, J. M. & Teti, D. M. (July 2014). Early Limit Setting Beliefs about Infant Sleep are Associated with Coparenting Quality When the Infant is 12-months Old. Poster presented at The Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

American Education Research Association (AERA) 2014

Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M., Katz, D.A., Schussler, D., & Greenberg, M.T., (April, 2014). A daily intervention to support educator stress management, efficacy, and wellbeing: The Comprehensive Approach to Learning Mindfulness (CALM) program. In Harris, A.R. (Chair). Mindfulness-based approaches for supporting teachers’ social and emotional skills and dispositions. Symposium presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Education Research Association.

Madill, R., Gest, S., & Rodkin, P. (2014, April). The role of teacher-child interaction patterns in social relationships: Drawing causal inferences using propensity scores. Paper presented at the 2014 conference of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, PA.

Miller, A., Gest, S., & Rodkin, P. (2014, April). Peer academic and social reputations as predictors for change in school engagement. In Gest, S. (Chair) Peers and Academics: The Influence of Peers and Peer Groups on Academic and Social Outcomes. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Zadzora, K., Gest, S. D., Madill, R. A., & Rodkin, P. C. (2014, April). Teacher perspectives on managing social relationships in the elementary classroom. In S. D. Gest (Chair), Teacher-student interaction patterns: Integrating models of instructional and social dynamics in the classroom. Paper symposium to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 2014

Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., & Bierman, K.L. (2014, May). Kindergarten school readiness profiles predict 2nd grade competence. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Bamberger, K.T. (2014, May). Influences on patterns of parents’ engagement and participation behaviors in family prevention programs. Paper symposium organized for the Society for Prevention Research 22nd Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M., Katz, D.A., Schussler, D., & Greenberg, M.T., (May, 2014). Preventing educator stress and promoting wellbeing with a brief daily intervention: Results from the CALM (Comprehensive Approach to Learning Mindfulness) program. In Jennings, P. (Chair). Mindfulness-based approaches for supporting educators’ social-emotional skills and wellbeing. Symposium presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research.

Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M., Katz, D.A., Schussler, D., & Greenberg, M.T. (May, 2014). Preventing educator stress and promoting wellbeing with a brief daily intervention: Results from the CALM (Comprehensive Approach to Learning Mindfulness) Program. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Henneberger, A. K., Gest, S. D., & Zadzora, K. (2014) May. Peer processes targeted within universal school-based substance use prevention programs. Paper symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Katz, D.A., Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M., & Greenberg, M.T. (2014, May). Studying changes in educators' stress physiology in the context of a school-based intervention to promote educator wellbeing. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

Li, J. C., Welsh, J. A., DiNallo, J. M., & Gest, S.D. (2014, May). Parental management of lifestyle behaviors associated with childhood obesity: Associations with child weight-status and behaviors in middle childhood. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 22nd Annual Meeting.

Madill, R., Gest, S., & Rodkin, P. (2014, May). Teacher Attunement to Student Friendships: Associations with Victimization in Elementary School Classrooms. Paper presented at the 2014 conference of the Society for Prevention Research in Washington, DC.

Zadzora, K., Gest, S. D., Madill, R. A., & Rodkin, P. C. (2014 May). Elementary school teachers’ perspectives on managing social relationships in the classroom. Poster submitted at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) 2014

Beal, S.J., Dorn, L.D., & Gayles, J. G. (2014, March). Smoking as a predictor of depressive symptoms in adolescent girls: Variability by stability and change in cigarette use. Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Doughty, S.E. & McHale, S.M. (2014, March). Reciprocity of sibling disclosure: Developmental patterns and relationship correlates. Talk presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescents, Austin, TX.

Griffin, A., Schlomer, G. L., Cleveland, H.H., & Vandenbergh, D. (March, 2014). Differential Susceptibility to Effects of Peer Pressure and Positive Friend Support on Alcohol Expectation During Adolescence. Poster presented at the Biennial Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) Conference, Austin, TX.

Harris, A.R., Syvertsen, A.K., Abenavoli, R.M. (March, 2014). “I thought it was the right thing to do”: Urban adolescents’ motivations and perceived barriers to improving their schools. In Oosterhoff, B. (Chair). Who makes a difference? Adolescent beliefs about civic agents. Symposium presented at the 2014 biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence.

Kim, P. S., Bámaca-Colbert, M. Y., Conger, R. D., Robins, R. W., & Widamin, K. F., 2014. The Acculturation Gap in Mexican-Origin Families: Exploring the Salience of Behavioral and Value Domains over Time. Presented at SRA 2014 Biennial Meeting, (Austin, TX).

Laible, D. J., Froimson, J., Karahuta, E., Murphy, T., & Augustine, M. E. (2014, March). Predicting adolescent prosocial and aggressive behaviors: The roles of attachment and moral affect and cognition. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence,Austin, TX.

Lefkowitz, E. S., Wesche, R., & Vasilenko, S. A. (2014, March). Longitudinal development of sexual behaviors during late adolescence: Exploring the role of relationship context. In L. O’Sullivan (chair) Behind closed doors: A closer examination of the relationship contexts and dynamics of young people’s sexual lives. Paper presented at The Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Madill, R., & Gest, S. (2014, April). Seating arrangements in 5th-grade classrooms: Do proximal classmates influence student behavior? Paper presented at the conference of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Austin, TX.

Maas, M. K. & Lefkowitz, E.S. (2014). Sexual esteem in emerging adulthood: Associations with sexual behavior, contraception use, and romantic relationships. Poster presented at the 15th Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

Waterman, E. A., Wesche, R., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2014 March). Peer relationship predictors of peer communication about sex. Poster presented at The Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Xia, M., Fosco, G.M., & Grych, J.H. (March, 2014). Initial Investigation on Adolescent’s Schematic Representation of Interparental Conflict: Implications for Adolescent Outcomes. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) 2014

Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., & Bierman, K.L. (2014, March). Patterns of school readiness among low-income kindergarteners. Poster presented at the Spring 2014 Biannual Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

Abenavoli, R.M., Harris, A.R., Katz, D.A., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T., (March, 2014). Mindfulness promotes educators’ efficacy in the classroom. In Abenavoli, R. (Chair). Cultivating mindfulness among educators to support their health, wellbeing, and efficacy. Symposium presented at the 2014 Spring meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Harris, A.R., Jennings, P.A., Katz, D.A., Schussler, D., Abenavoli, R.M., & Greenberg, M.T., (March, 2014). A daily dose of CALM: Supporting middle school educators' wellbeing and classroom functioning through a brief stress reduction intervention. In Abenavoli, R. (Chair). Cultivating mindfulness among educators to support their health, wellbeing, and efficacy. Symposium presented at the 2014 Spring meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Zadzora, K., Gest, S. D., & Rodkin, P. C. (2013). Predicting trajectories of students’ achievement beliefs and perceptions of relational support from classroom tight-knittedness. Poster presented at the Semiannual Meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC.

Other Conferences -- 2014

Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., & Bierman, K.L. (2014, July). School readiness profiles among low-income kindergarteners and between-group differences in cognitive and social skills. Poster presented at Head Start's 12th National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Benson, L., Kern, M.L., & Steinberg, L. (2014, May). Prospective links between adolescent perseverance and adult health: An integrative data analysis approach. Poster presented at the Modern Modeling Methods conference, Storrs, CT.

Bleser, J., Rollins, B., Savage Williams, J., & Birch, L. (2014, November). Candy vs. snacks: Parent and child discussions of characteristics that define candy and snack foods. Oral presentation at Obesity Week, Boston, MA.

Bleser, J., Rollins, B., Savage Williams, J., & Birch, L. (2014, April). Candy vs. snacks: Parent and child discussions of characteristics that define candy and snack foods. Poster presented at Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA.

Butner, J. E., Wilson, S. J., & Berg, C. A. (2014). Exploratory construction of the topology for parent-adolescent co-regulation of Type I Diabetes: Extracting attractors and identifying control parameters through mixture modeling. Paper presented at the Dynamical Systems Pre-Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Chow, S.-M., Ou, L., & Messinger, D. S. (November, 2014). Representing trends, moment-to-moment variability and non-stationarities in dyadic processes using state-space modeling techniques. Invited talk presented at the Innovative Assessment of Collaboration (IAC) meeting organized by the Educational Testing Services (ETS), Arlington, VA.

DePasquale, N., Davis, K., Moen, P., Hammer, L., & Almeida, D. (2014, June). Work and multigenerational care: The psychosocial implications of being a ‘sandwiched’ employee. In Lois M. Shelton (Chair), Difficulties combining work and family: Examples & implications. Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network, New York City, New York.

Doub, A. E., Small, M. L., & Birch, L. L. (November 2014). A qualitative analysis of maternal feeding beliefs and behaviors on food blogs focused on feeding young children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of The Obesity Society: Obesity Week, Boston, MA.

Doyle, S., & Bova, K.L. (2014, June). Growing Homegrown Programs. Presentation at the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Conference, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Dvorakova, K., Li, J., Kishida, M., Agrusti, M., Broderick, T., Elavsky, S., & Greenberg, M. T. (2014, October). The Learning to BREATHE (L2B) study design: Effects of mindfulness training on health and wellbeing of first-year college students. In Dvorakova, K. (Chair) Building Youth Resilience in Stressful Environments Through Mindfulness and Yoga-based Interventions. Symposium presented at the Special Topic Meeting (Positive Youth Development (PYD) in the Context of the Global Recession) of the Society for Research in Child Development, Prague, Czech Republic.

Dvorakova, K., Li J. C., Kishida, M., Greenberg, M.T., Elavsky, S., & Broderick, P. C. (2014, June). Just Breathe Design: Mindfulness Training for the Promotion of Health, Well-Being, and Interpersonal Relationship Quality of First-Year College Students. Poster presented at the 2014 Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY.

Dvorakova, K., Kishida, M., Li, J., Agrusti, M., Broderick, T., Elavsky, S., & Greenberg, M. T. (2014, June) Mindfulness training for the promotion of health, well-being, and interpersonal relationship quality of first-year college students. Poster presented at the annual Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY.

Gayles, J. G., Dorn, L.D., & Engeland, C.G. (2014, May). Examining Differences in Serum Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Cytokine Profiles Across Behavioral and Physical Health in Healthy Adolescent Girls. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Psychoneuroimmunology Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Griffin, A. M., Schlomer, G. L., Cleveland, H. H., & Vandenbergh, D. J. (2014). Differential Trajectories of Early- to Mid- Adolescence Alcohol Use. Poster presented at the Behavior Genetics Association (BGA) Conference, Charlottesville, VA.

Katz, D. A., Harris, A. R., Abenavoli, R. M., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M. T. (2014, August). The evaluation of a school-based mindfulness program CALM for middle school teachers: Changes in neuroendocrine biomarkers associated with stress. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, Montreal, Canada.

Koffer, R., Ram, N., & Almeida, D. M. (2014, July). Stressor diversity: the association between the spread of stressor types and daily positive and negative affect. Department of Psychology. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Koffer, R., Ram, N., & Almeida, D. (2014, May). Stress Entropy: Assessing Chaos in Daily Life. Presented at the Midlife in the United States Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R., Davis, K. D., DePasquale, N., Gettings, P. E., Sabbath, E., Kelly, E., & Burke, L. B. (2014, August). Work-life intervention stickiness: The unfolding and sustainability of organizational change. In E. E. Kossek & P. Gettings (Chairs), Organizational dynamics of workplace flexibility: contextual, change, & multi-level linkages. Paper presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Lee, S., & Crain, T. L. (2014, June). Investigating daily and weekly relationships between the work/non-work interface and sleep. Symposium co-organized at the 2nd Work and Family Researchers Network. New York, NY, USA.

Lee, S., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Kelly, E., Kossek, E., & O’Donnell, E. (2014, June). Maternal evening and weekend work shifts and youth daily time use. Paper presented at the 2nd Work and Family Researchers Network. New York, NY.

Li, J. C., Welsh, J. A., DiNallo, J. M., & Gest, S.D. (2014, April). Parental management of lifestyle behaviors associated with childhood obesity: Associations with child weight-status and behaviors in middle childhood. Poster presented at the College Health and Human Development and College of Nursing Interdisciplinary Research Forum and Social.

Li, J. C., Welsh, J. A., DiNallo, J. M., & Gest, S.D. (2014, April). Parental management of lifestyle behaviors associated with childhood obesity: Associations with child weight-status and behaviors in middle childhood. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Graduate Exhibition.

Lydon, D. & Geier, C. (August, 2014). Differences in the perceived causal structures of cigarette addiction in late adolescent smokers and non-smokers. Poster Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention.

Maas, M. K. (2014). Pornography Use and Adolescent Sexual Development. Oral presentation at the National Sex Ed Conference, East Rutherford, NJ.

Ou, L., Ji, L., & Chow, S-M. (2014, July). Initial condition specifications in autoregressive latent trajectory models. Paper to be presented at the 2014 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Madison, WI.

Pham, P. (April 2014). Returns to education and demand for labor in Vietnam. Paper presented at the International workshop “Labor Market in Vietnam: Findings from Micro Approach”.

Sliwinski, M.J., Mogle, J., & Munoz, E. (2014). Measuring cognitive function in context: Validation of ambulatory cognitive testing. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference; Atlanta, Georgia.

Trieu, Q., Jayakody, R., & Pong, S.-l. (2014, May). Ethnic minority education in Vietnam. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston, MA.

Williams, P. G., Butner, J. E., Rau, H. K., Bride, D. L., Cribbet, M., Silver M., Wilson, S. J., & Baucom, B. (2014). A dynamical systems examination of autonomic nervous system activation in the pre-sleep period. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, San Francisco, CA.

2013

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2013

Doughty, S.E. & McHale, S.M. (2013, November). Longitudinal links between siblings’ diverging interests and sibling experiences. Presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Holmes, E.K., & McDaniel, B. T. (2013 November). Child sleep problems and maternal depression in context. Poster: National Council on Family Relations, San Antonio, TX.

Kim, P. S., & Bámaca-Colbert, M. Y., 2013. Family and Peer Influences on Ethnic Identity Formation among Mexican-Origin Adolescents. Presented at NCFR 2013 Annual Meeting, (San Antonio, TX).

Leavitt, C. E. & Willoughby B. J. (2013, November). Sexual TV content associations with adult sexual frequency. Poster presented at the National Council on Family Relations, San Antonio, Texas.

McDaniel, B. T. (2013, November). The influence of blogging and social networking on mothers’ well-being. Poster: National Council on Family Relations. San Antonio, TX.

Reeves, D., Kim, P. S., & Bámaca-Colbert, M. Y., 2013. A Longitudinal Study of Conflict with Mothers, Romantic relationship Negativity, and Depressive Symptoms in Mexican-Origin Females. Presented at NCFR 2013 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 2013

Abenavoli, R.M., Harris, A.R., Katz, D.A., Gildea, S.M., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, May). The protective effects of mindfulness against emotional exhaustion among educators. Poster presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, California.

Bamberger, K.T., & Coatsworth, J.D. (2013, May). An expanded conceptual model of participant engagement for prevention and intervention research. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research 21st Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Cox, J.A., Smith, E.A., & Caldwell, L.L. (2013 May). The context of sexual coercion among South African youth: Perpetrator tactics and characteristics. Paper presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Katz, D.A., Gildea, S.M., Harris, A.R., Abenavoli, R.M., Greenberg, M.T., Jennings, P.A., & Klein, L.C. (2013, May). Associations between physiology and self-report indicators of educators’ health and wellbeing. Poster presented at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, California.

Madill, R., & Gest, S. (2013, May). Transactional Associations between Academic Skills and Social Competence from Kindergarten to Third Grade. Poster presented at the 2013 conference of the Society for Prevention Research in San Francisco, CA.

Madill, R., Gest, S., & Rodkin, P. (2013, May). Understanding the benefits of teachers’ knowledge of student friendships. Paper presented at the 2013 conference of the Society for Prevention Research in San Francisco, CA.

Maas, M. K., Katz, D., & Vasilenko, S. (2013). Gender differences in idealized and actual romantic relationships events in adolescents: Implications for preventative safe-sex interventions. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Wegner, L., Jacobs, J.J., Cox, J.A., Weybright, E. H., Smith, E. A., Caldwell, L.L., Caldwell, L.L., Graham, J., Collins, L.M., Vergnani, T., & Mathews, C. (2013 May). Methamphetamine use and sexual risk behavior among high school students in Cape Town South Africa. Poster to be presented at the Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Zadzora, K., Miller, A., Madill, R. A., Gest, S. D., & Rodkin, P. C. (2013). Teaching practices, classroom social cohesiveness, and student perceptions of relatedness in elementary school. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2013

Augustine, M. E., & Stifter, C. A. (2013, April). Parental responses to negative emotion and child aggression: The moderating role of child surgency. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Augustine, M. E., & Stifter, C. A. (2013, April). Parenting influences on effortful control: Does temperament matter? Poster presented (in symposium) at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Benson, L., Kern, M.L., Steinberg, E., & Steinberg, L. (2013, April). An Integrative Approach to Studying Positive Psychological and Physical Health from Adolescence into Adulthood. Poster presented at SRCD 2013 Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA

Doub, A.E, Moding, K.J., & C.A., Stifter (May 2013). Infant temperament and maternal feeding style predict timing of introduction to solid foods. Poster presentation for the Society for Research in Child Development biannual meeting.

Laible, D., Murphy, T., & Augustine, M. (2013, April). Adolescents' aggressive and prosocial behaviors: Links with social information processing, negative emotionality, moral affect, and moral cognition. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle,WA.

Madill, R., Gest, S. D., & Rodkin, P. C. (2013, April). Examining contextual effects in the elementary school classroom: Using propensity score matching to make causal inferences. In A. Molanos (Chair), Causal Inference in Developmental Research: Harnessing Exogeneity in Applied Social Settings. Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Madill, R., Gest, S., & Rodkin, P. C. (2013, April). A bifactor model of the CLASS: Associations with children’s sense of relatedness and teachers’ approaches to managing behavior and learning. In B. Hatfield (Chair), Domain-general and Domain-specific Associations of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System to Children’s Development from Preschool to Fifth Grade. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Maas, M., Katz, D.A., & Vasilenko, S., 2013. Gender Differences in Idealized and Actual Romantic Relationship Events in Adolescents: Implications for Preventative Safe Sex Interventions for Adolescents. Poster presented at the 2013 SRCD Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Miller, A., Katz, D., Gest, S., & Madill, R. (2013, April). Measuring Effective Teaching Strategies: Preliminary Analyses of the Teacher Observation of the Management of Behavior and Academics (TOMBA). Poster session presented at the 2013 SRCD Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Moding, K.J. & Stifter, C.A. (May 2013). The role of temperament and parenting behaviors in infants’ acceptance of new foods. Poster presentation for the Society for Research in Child Development biannual meeting.

Reader, J.M., McDaniel, B.T., & Teti, D.M. (April 2013). Highly Reactive Infants May Make Setting Limits Difficult At Night. Poster Presented at The Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Other Conferences -- 2013

Bamberger, K., Coatsorth, J.D. & Ram, N. (April 2013). Daily variability in family functioning: Intervention-related disruptions to relative homeostasis. Paper presented at the Penn State Workshop on Intensive Longitudinal Methods: Analysis of Diary and Experience Sampling Data in State College, PA.

Benson, L., Kern, M.L., & Steinberg, L. (2013, June). Deciphering prospective links between perseverance and health: An integrative approach. Poster presented at the 3rd IPPA World Congress on Positive Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Cox, J.A., Graefe, D., & De Jong, G. (2013 April). Health insurance coverage reduces childbearing among near-poor adolescents. Paper presented at the Population Association of America annual conference. New Orleans, LA.

Doub, A. E. & Stifter, C. A. (November, 2013). Restrictive feeding style and toddler weight change: Protective effects for toddlers at risk for obesity? Poster presented at the annual meeting of The Obesity Society: Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA.

Forgeard, M.J.C., & Benson, L. (2013, May). Extracurricular involvement and well-being: The mediating role of mastery and creative agency. Poster presented at the 25th APS Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., USA.

Harris, A.R., Hudecek, K.M., Abenavoli, R.M., Katz, D.A., Jennings, P.A., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, June). A quasi-experimental trial of a yoga-based intervention to reduce stress and promote health and well-being among middle school educators. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Symposium on Yoga Research, Boston, Massachusetts.

Jennings, P.A., Abenavoli, R.M., Harris, A. R., Katz, D. A., Gildea, S.M., Frank, J.L., Broderick, P., & Greenberg, M.T. (2013, May). Mindfulnes moderates the effect of stress on emotional exhaustion among teachers. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Mindfulness, Rome, Italy.

Koffer, R., Lee, S., Mogle, J., & Almeida, D.M. (2013, October) Current stress reactivity affects future financial well-being. Presented at the Midlife in the United States Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

Lee, S., Koffer, R., Mogle, J. A., & Almeida, D. M. (2013). Assessing the effect of daily stressor reactivity on financial well-being. Paper presented at the 20th World Congress of IAGG (International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics). Seoul, Korea.

Liu, Y., & Du, F. A cluster analysis of lifestyles and their associations with obesity among Hispanic young children. Presented at the 26th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Losardo, D., Chow, S., & Ou, L. (2013). An Examination of Initial Condition Specification in the Structural Equations Modeling Framework. At the International Meeting Psychometric Society.

Lydon, D., Child, A., Beahm, J., & Geier, C. (November, 2013). A novel mixed anti- and visually-guided saccade task to assess incentive effects on inhibitory control. Poster presented at The Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.

Lydon, D., Child, A., Beahm, J., & Geier, C. (September, 2013). Incentive effects on inhibitory control across developmental and cigarette-smoking samples. Poster presented at The International Congress for Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Maas, M., McDaniel, B. T., & Feinberg, M. (2013, July). Making it all work: Sexual satisfaction and division of household labor after the transition to parenthood. Presentation given via video at the Third Brazilian Conference on Interpersonal Relationship Research, Vitoria, Brazil.

Moding, K.J. & Stifter, C.A. (November 2013). Infants’ acceptance of green vegetables and fruits show differential effects on weight change. Poster presentation for the Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society.

Munoz, E., Scott, S., & Sliwinski, M. (2013). Perceived stress and cognitive change in older adults. Paper in E. Munoz (Chair), Perceived Stress: Effects on Cognitive and Brain Aging. Symposium presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana.

Steinberg, E., Kern, M.L., Steinberg, L., & Benson, L. (2013, June). Beyond depression: The EPOCH measure of adolescent flourishing. Symposium presented at the International Positive Psychology Association Third World Congress, Los Angeles, CA.

Waterman, E. A., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Boswell, K. (2013, October). Emerging adults’ reactions to sexuality among older adults. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, IL.

Wesche, R., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Darling, N. (2013, October). Self-esteem and romantic attachment as predictors of the relationship context of sexual activity. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood. Chicago, IL.

Willner, C. J., & Gatzke-Kopp, L. M. (2013). Relevance of the P3b event-related potential to children’s self-regulation and academic performance: Findings from a developmental cascade model. Poster presented at the Training Interdisciplinary Education Scientists (TIES) 2013 Summer Institute, State College, PA.