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Pathways From Maternal Effortful Control to Child Self-Regulation: The Role of Maternal Emotional Support
This study examined the direct and indirect pathways from maternal effortful control to 2 aspects of children’s self-regulation—executive functioning and behavioral regulation—via maternal emotionalExpand
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Autonomic nervous system functioning in early childhood: Responses to cognitive and negatively valenced emotional challenges.
Although autonomic nervous system (ANS) functioning is "context-dependent," few studies examined children's normative sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic responses to distinct challenges inExpand
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Maternal behavior predicts neural underpinnings of inhibitory control in preschoolers
Separate lines of research have revealed that the rapid development of inhibitory control in the preschool period is closely tied to normative brain development and influenced by early mother-childExpand
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Maternal emotional support but not cognitive support during problem-solving predicts increases in cognitive flexibility in early childhood
Cognitive flexibility is a sophisticated form of executive functions that predicts a range of adaptive outcomes; however, little is known about which caregiving behaviors predict the rapidExpand
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Transactional Associations Between Parent and Late Adolescent Internalizing Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Moderating Role of Avoidant Coping
Extensive research has demonstrated the transactional nature of parent-child psychopathology, with limited studies examining these effects during late adolescence and none, to our knowledge,Expand
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Autonomic nervous system functioning in early childhood: responses to laboratory challenges, individual differences, and relations to child self-regulation
The goals of this study were (a) to examine children’s normative sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic nervous system (ANS) responses toward distinct emotional and cognitive laboratory challengesExpand
When is Parental Suppression of Black Children's Negative Emotions Adaptive? The Role of Preparation for Racial Bias and Children's Resting Cardiac Vagal Tone.
Research demonstrates that Black parents attempt to suppress children's expressions of negative emotions (e.g., anger, fear), in part, to protect them from experiencing racial bias from authorityExpand
A Developmental Pathway From Early Behavioral Inhibition to Young Adults' Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
OBJECTIVE The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to young adults' lives, resulting in mental health difficulties for many; however, some individuals are particularly prone toExpand
Children’s and Adolescents’ Expression of Gratitude Across Societies: Findings From Turkey
This study examined whether children’s expression of gratitude and processes potentially related to this expression, such as wishes and spending preferences, would vary across childhood in an urbanExpand