Below is a list of publications written from our research findings. Please click the links (when available) to review the articles.
Augustine, M. E., Moding, K. J., & Stifter, C. A. (in press). Predicting toddler temperamental approach-withdrawal: Contributions of early approach tendencies, parenting behavior, and contextual novelty. Journal of Research in Personality.
Morales, S., Beekman, C., Blandon, A.Y., Stifter, C. A., & Buss, K. A. (2015). Longitudinal associations between temperament and socioemotional outcomes in young children: the moderating role of RSA and gender. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, 105-119.
Stifter, C. & Rovine, M. (2015). Modeling dyadic processes using Hidden Markov Models: A time series approach to mother-infant interactions during infant immunization. Infant and Child Development (Special Issue: Innovations in the Study of Parent-Child Relations), 24, 298-321.
Mills-Koonce, R., Wagner, N., Willoughby, M., Stifter, C., Blair, C., Granger, D., & the Family Life Project Key Investigators (2015). Greater fear reactivity and psychophysiological hyperactivity in infants with later conduct problems and callous unemotional traits. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 147-154.
Kim, B., Stifter, C., Philbrook, L., & Teti, D. (2014). Infant emotion regulation: Relations to bedtime emotional availability, attachment security, and temperament. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 480-490.
Anzman-Frasca, S., Stifter, C., Paul, I., & Birch, L. (2014). Negative temperament as a moderator of intervention effects in infancy: Testing a differential susceptibility model. Prevention Science, 15, 643-653.
Cipriano, E., Skowron, E., Stifter, C., & Teti, D. (2013). Heterogeneity in maltreated and non-maltreated preschool children’s inhibitory control: The interplay between parenting quality and child temperament. Infant and Child Development, 22, 501-522.
Scrimgeour, M., Blandon, A., Stifter, C., & Buss, K. A. (2013). Cooperative coparenting moderates the association between parenting practices and children's prosocial behavior. Journal of Family Psychology, 27,506-511.
Ursache, A., Blair C., Stifter, C., Voegtline, K., & the FLP Investigators (2013). Emotional reactivity and regulation in infancy interact to predict executive functioning in early childhood. Developmental Psychology, 49, 127-137.
Dollar, J. & Stifter, C. (2012). Temperamental surgency and emotion regulation as predictors of childhood social competence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 112, 178-194.
Anzman-Frasca, S., Stifter, C., & Birch, L. (2012). Temperament and childhood obesity risk: A review of the literature. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 33, 732-745.
Towe-Goodman, N., Stifter, C., Mills-Koones, W. R., & Granger, D. (2012). Interparental aggression and infant patterns of adrenocortical and behavioral stress responses. Developmental Psychobiology, 54, 685-699.
Stifter, C. A., Willoughby, M., & Towe-Goodman, N. (2008). Agree or agree to disagree: Assessing the convergence between parents and observers of infant temperament. Infant and Child Development, 17, 407-426.
Putnam, S., & Stifter, C. (2005). Behavioral approach-inhibition in toddlers: Prediction from infancy, positive and negative affective components, and relations with behavior problems. Child Development, 76, 212-226.
Stifter, C. & Wiggins, C. (2004). Assessment of disturbances in emotion regulation and temperament. In R. DelCarmen-Wiggins & A. Carter, (eds.). Handbook of Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Mental Health Assessment(pp. 79-103). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Spinrad, T., Stifter, C. (2002). Maternal sensitivity and infant emotional reactivity: Concurrent and longitudinal relations. Marriage and Family Review, 34, 243-263.
Putnam, S. & Stifter, C. (2002). Development of approach and inhibition in the first year: Parallel findings from motor behavior, temperament ratings, and directional cardiac response. Developmental Science, 5, 441-451.
Stifter, C.A. (2001). “Life” after unexplained crying: Child and parent outcomes. In R. Barr, I. St. James Roberts, & M. Keefe (eds.). New evidence on unexplained early infant crying: Its origins, nature and management (pp. 273-288). Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute.
Porges, S., Doussard-Roosevelt, J., Stifter, C., McClenny, B., & Riniolo, T. (1999). Sleep state and the efficiency of the vagal brake in the regulation of heart rate the human newborn: An extension of the Polyvagal Theory. Psychophysiology, 36, 14-21.
Ponirakis, A., Susman, E., & Stifter, C. A. (1998). Negative emotionality and cortisol during adolescent pregnancy and its effects on infant health and autonomic nervous system reactivity. Developmental Psychobiology, 33, 163-174.