Publications

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

In Press

Natsuaki, M. N., Stepanyan, S. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (in press). Do I look gawky? The associations between pubertal asynchrony and peer victimization. Children.

Austerberry, C., Fearon, P., Ronald, A., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Reiss, D. (in press).  Early manifestations of intellectual ability: Evidence that genetic effects on later achievement are mediated through verbal ability in early childhood. Child Development.

Ramos, A., M., Shewark, E. A., Fosco, G. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (in press). Re-examining the association between the interparental relationship and parent-child interactions: Incorporating heritable influences. Manuscript submitted for publication. Developmental Psychology

Cioffi, C. C., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., Ganiban, J. M., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (in press). Examining reciprocal associations between parent depressive symptoms and child internalizing symptoms on subsequent psychiatric disorders: An adoption study. Depression and Anxiety. 

Ganiban, J. M., Liu, C., Zappaterra, L., An, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., & Leve, L. D. (in press). Gene x environment interactions in the development of preschool effortful control, and its implications for childhood externalizing behaviors. Behavior Genetics. 

Hastings, P. D., Ugarte, E. Mashash, M., Marceau, K., Natsuaki, M. N., Shirtcliff, E., Zahn-Waxler, C., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (in press). The codevelopment of adolescents’ and parents’ anxiety and depression: Moderating influences of youth gender and psychophysiology. Depression and Anxiety

Shewark, E.A., Ramos, A.M., Liu, C., Ganiban, J.M., Fosco, G., Shaw, D.S., Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M.N., Leve, L.D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (in press). The role of child negative emotionality in parenting and child adjustment: Gene-environment interplay. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 

Liu, C., Moore, G.A., Roben C.K.P., Ganiban, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Natsuaki, M.N., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (in press). Examining Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Constructs for Anger Expression and Regulation in Toddlers. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 

Gruber, J., Mendle, J., Lindquist, K. A., Schmader, T., Clark, L. A., Bliss-Moreau, E., Akinola, M., Atlas, L., Barch, D. M., Barrett, L. F., Borelli, J. L., Brannon, T., Bunge, S. A., Campos, B., Cantlon, J., Carter, R., Carter-Sowell, A. R., Chen, S., Craske, M. G., Cuddy, A. J. C., Crum, A., Davachi, L., Duckworth, A. L., Dutra, S. J., Eisenberger, N. I., Ferguson, M., Ford, B. Q., Frederickson, B., Goodman, S. H., Gopnik, A., Greenaway, V. P., Harness, K. L., Hebl, M., Heller, W., Hooley, J., Jampol, L., Johnson, S. L., Joormann, J., Kinzler, K. D., Kober, H., Kring, A. M., Levy-Paluck, E. L., Lambrozo, T., Lourenco, S. F., McRae, K., Monin, J. K., Moskowitz, J. T., Natsuaki, M. N., Oettingen, G., Pfeifer, J. H., Prause, N., Saxbe, D., Smith, P. K., Spellman, B. A., Strum, V., Teachman, B. A., Thompson, R. J., Weinstock, L. M., & Williams, L. A (in press). The future of women in psychological science. Perspectives on Psychological Science. 

Cree. R. A., Gueorguieva, R., Neiderhiser, J. M., Leve, L. D., Connell, C. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Ganiban, J. M., Beekman, C., Smith, M. V., & Reiss, D. (in press). Using an adoption design to test genetically-based differences in risk for child behavior problems in response to home environmental influences. Development and Psychopathology. 

2021

Varghese, A. M., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2021). Coping with the Pandemic: The Importance of Implementing Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the California K-12 School System. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8, 136-142.

Natsuaki, M. N. (2021). Biologically universal yet ethnically diverse: Puberty and its psychological effect on adolescent girls’ mental health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 68, 1034-1035. 

Wu, R., Zhao, J., Cheung, C., Natsuaki, M. N., Rebok, G. W., & Strickland-Hughes, C. M. (2021). Learning is an important privilege: A lifespan perspective with Implications for successful aging. Human Development, 65, 51-64. 

Wang, J., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D. & Leve, L. D. (2021). Fertility problems and parenting daily hassles in childhood: A 7-year longitudinal study of adoptive parents. Adoption Quarterly, 24, 177-206. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926755.2020.1837315  

Dimler, L. M., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2021). Trajectories of violent and non-violent behaviors from adolescence to early adulthood: Does early puberty matter, and if so, how long? Journal of Adolescent Health68, 523-531.     

Natsuaki, M. N., & Yates, T. M. (2021). Adolescent acne and disparities in mental health. Child Development Perspectives, 15, 37-43. 

Cioffi, C., Griffin, A. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., Ganiban, J. M., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Leve, L. D. (2021). The role of negative emotionality in the development of child executive function and language abilities from toddlerhood to first grade: An adoption study. Developmental Psychology, 57, 347-360. 

2020

Sellers, R., Harold, G. T., Thapar, A., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2020). Examining the role of genetic risk and longitudinal transmission processes underlying maternal parenting and psychopathology and children’s ADHD symptoms and aggression: Utilizing the advantages of a prospective adoption design. Behavior Genetics, 50, 247-262. 

Ramos, A.M., Marceau, K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Araujo-Greecher, M., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (in press). Maternal consistency in recalling prenatal experiences at 6-months and 8-years postnatal. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 41, 698-705. 

Liu, C., Ji, L., Chow, S., Kang, B., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2020). Child effects on parental negativity: The role of heritable and prenatal factors. Child Development, 91, 1064-1081. 

Bray, B., Liu, C., Roben, C., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M. N., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2020). Inherited and environmental moderators of mother-child behavioral contingency and contingent negativity at 27-months. Infant Behavior and Development, 61, 101478. 

Stepanyan, S. T., Natsuaki, M. N., Cheong, Y., Hastings, P., Zahn-Waxler, C., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2020). Early pubertal maturation and externalizing behaviors: Examination of peer delinquency as a mediator and cognitive flexibility as a moderator. Journal of Adolescence, 84, 45-55. 

Tavalire, H., Budd, E., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., & Leslie, L. D. (2020). Using a sibling adoption design to parse genetic and environmental influences on children’s body mass index. PLoS ONE, 15(7): e0236261. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236261.

Samuels, D. V., Rosenthal, R., Lin, R., Chaudhari, S. & Natsuaki, M. N. (2020). Acne vulgaris and risk of depression and anxiety: A meta-analytic review. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 83, 532-541.

Borriello, G. A., Ramos, A. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2020). The intergenerational transmission of mathematics achievement in middle childhood: A prospective adoption design. Developmental Science, e12974.

Field, A., Lester, K. J., Cartwright-Hatton, S., Harold, G. T., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., Neiderhiser, J. M. & Leve, L. D. (2020). Maternal and paternal influences on the developmental trajectories of childhood anxiety symptoms: A genetically sensitive comparison. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 68, 101123.

Halpern-Manners, A., Marahrens, H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2020). The intergenerational transmission of early educational advantages: New results based on an adoption study. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 67, 100486.

Cioffi, C. C., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. N. (2020). Does parental warmth moderate longitudinal associations between infant attention control and children’s inhibitory control? Infant and Child Development, 29, e2147.  

Nguyen, C., Leanos, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Rebok, G. W., & Wu, R. (2020). Adaptation via learning new skills as a means to long-term functional independence in older adulthood: Insights from emerging adulthood. The Gerontologist, 60, 4-11.

2019

Sellers, R., Harold, G. T., Smith, A. F., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S, Natsuaki, M. N., Thapar, A., & Leve, L. D. (2019). Disentangling nature from nurture in examining the interplay between parent-child relationships, ADHD, and early academic attainment. Psychological Medicine. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291719003593.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2019). The Early Growth and Development Study: A dual-family adoption study from birth through adolescence. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 22, 716-727.

Marceau, K., Abel, E., Duncan, R.J., Moore, P.J., Leve, L.D., Reiss, D., Shaw, D.S., Natsuaki, M.N., Neiderhiser, J.M., & Ganiban, J.M. (2019) Longitudinal associations of cortisol, sleep duration, and body mass index during childhood: An adoption study. Obesity, 27, 645-652.

Taraban, L., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Ganiban, J., M., Reiss, D., and Neiderhiser, J. M. (2019). Parental depression, overreactive parenting, and early childhood externalizing problems: Moderation by social support. Child Development, 90, e468-e485.

Ahmadzadeh, Y. I., Eley, T. C., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Neiderhiser, J. M., & McAdams, T. A. (2019). Anxiety in the family: A genetically informed analysis of transactional associations between mother, father and child anxiety symptoms. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60, 1269-1277.

Leve, L., Griffin, A., Natsuaki, M., Harold, G., Neiderhiser, J., Ganiban, J., . . . Reiss, D. (2019). Longitudinal examination of pathways to peer problems in middle childhood: A siblings-reared-apart design. Development and Psychopathology, 31, 1633-1674.

Hails, K. A., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J. M. Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D. & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2019). Interaction between Adoptive mothers’ and fathers’ depressive symptoms in risk for children’s emerging problem behavior. Social Development, 28, 725–742.

Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Harold, G. T., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2019). Siblings reared apart: A sibling comparison study on rearing environment differences.Developmental Psychology55, 1182-1190.

Marceau, K., Rolan, E., Leve, L.D., Ganiban, J.M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D.S., Natsuaki, M.N., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2019). Parenting and prenatal risk as moderators of genetic influences on conduct problems during middle childhood. Developmental Psychology, 55, 1164-1181.

Trentacosta, C. J., Waller, R., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., & Hyde, L. W. (2019). Callous-unemotional behaviors and harsh parenting: Reciprocal association across early childhood and moderation by inherited risk. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47, 811-823.

McCoy, S. S., Dimler, L. D., Samuels, D. V., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2019). Adolescent susceptibility to deviant peer pressure: Does gender matter? Journal of Adolescent Review, 4, 59-71.

2018

Lipscomb, S. T., Becker, D., Laurent, H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Fisher, P. A. & Leve, L. D. (2018). HPA Activity as a moderator of hostile, over-reactive parenting on children’s skills for success in school. Infant and Child Development27, e2083.

Bridgett, D. A., Ganiban, J. M., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2018). Contributions of mother’s and father’s parenting to children’s self-regulation: Evidence from an adoption study. Developmental Science, 21, e12692.

Liu, C., Moore, G. A., Beekman, C., Perez-Edgar, K. E., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2018). Developmental patterns of anger from infancy to middle childhood predict problem behaviors at age 8. Developmental Psychology, 54, 2090-2100.

Natsuaki, M. N. & Dimler, L. M. (2018). Pregnancy and child developmental outcomes after preimplantation genetic screening: A meta-analytic and systematic reviews. World Journal of Pediatrics, 14, 555-569.

McCoy, S. S., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2018). For better or for worse: How peers’ verbal suggestions sway emerging adults’ risky decision. Journal of Social Psychology, 158, 139-151.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Harold, G. T., Natsuaki, M. N., Bohannan, B. J. M., & Cresko, W. A. (2018). Naturalistic experimental designs as tools for understanding the role of genes and the environment in prevention research. Prevention Science, 19, 68-78.

2017

Perez-Grabow, A., Khrana, A., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Harold, G. T., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2017). Using an adoption-biological family design to examine associations between maternal trauma, maternal depressive symptoms, and child internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Manuscript submitted for publication. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 1707-1720.

Dimler, L. M. Natsuaki, M. N., Hastings, P. D., Zahn-Waxler, C., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2017). Parenting effects are in the eye of the beholder: Parent-adolescent differences in perceptions affects adolescent externalizing behaviors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46, 1076-1088.

Taraban, L., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., Wilson, M. N., Dishion, T. J., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2017). Maternal depression and parenting in early childhood: Contextual influence of marital quality and social support in two samples. Developmental Psychology, 53, 436-449. 

Waller, R., Shaw, D.S., Neiderhiser, J.M., Ganiban, J.M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., Trentacosta, C.J., Leve, L.D., & Hyde, L.W. (2017). Towards an understanding of the role of the environment in the development of early callous behavior. Journal of Personality, 85, 90-103.  

2016

Stover, C. S., Zhou, Y., Kiselica, A., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. (2016). Marital hostility, hostile parenting, and child aggression: Associations from toddlerhood to school age. The Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55, 235-242.

Samuels, D. V., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2016). Menarche. In N. Naples, R. C. Hoogland, M. Wickramasinghe, & A. Wong (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Hoboken, NJ. Wiley-Blackwell.

Reuben, J. D., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2016) Warm parenting and effortful control in toddlerhood: Independent and interactive predictors of school-age externalizing behavior. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 1083-1096.

Roos, L. E., Fisher, P. A., Shaw, D. S., Kim, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2016). Genetic and environmental influences on a childhood co-occurring symptom phenotype: Evidence from an adoption study. Development and Psychopathology, 28, 111-125.

2015

Dimler, L. M., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2015). The effects of pubertal timing on externalizing behaviors in adolescence and early adulthood: A meta analytic review. Journal of Adolescence, 45, 160-170.

Natsuaki, M. N. (2015). Intervention effect fades over time: When, how, and for whom? The Lancet Psychiatry, 2, 573-574.

McAdams, T. A., Rijsdijk, F. V., Neiderhiser, J. M., Narusyte, J., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Spotts, E. L., Ganiban, J. M., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., Lichtenstein, P. & Eley, T. C. (2015). The relationship between parental depressive symptoms and offspring psychopathology: Evidence from a children-of-twins and an adoption study. Psychological Medicine, 45, 2583-2594.

Marceau, K., Laurent, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Fisher, P. A., & Leve, L. D. (2015). Combined influences of genes, prenatal environment, cortisol, and parenting on the development of children’s internalizing vs. externalizing problems. Special issue of Behavior Genetics on “Gene-hormone interplay,” 45(3), 268–282. PMC: 4416104

Van Ryzin, M., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2015). Genetic influences can protect against unresponsive parenting in the prediction of child social competence. Child Development, 86(3), 667–680.PMC: 4428976

2014

Cicchetti, D. & Natsuaki, M. N. (2014). Multilevel developmental perspectives toward understanding internalizing disorders: Current research and future directions. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 1189-1190.

Natsuaki, M. N., Samuels, D. V., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Puberty, identity, and context: A biopsychosocial perspective on internalizing psychopathology in early adolescent girls (pp.389-405). K. C. McLean & M. Syed. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Identity Development. Oxford University Press. Oxford.

Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Ganiban, J. M., Harold, G. T., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Raised by depressed parents: Is it an environmental risk? Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 17, 357-367.

Chen, J., Li, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., & Harold, G. T. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on depressive symptoms in Chinese adolescents. Behavior Genetics, 44, 36-44.

Dierkhising, C. B., Lane, A., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2014). Victims behind bars: A preliminary study on abuse during juvenile incarceration and post-release social and emotional functioning. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20, 181-190.

Elam, K. K., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Gaysina, D., Barrett, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Adoptive parent hostility and children’s peer behavior problems: Examining the role of genetically informed child attributes on adoptive parent behavior. Developmental Psychology, 50, 1543-1552.

Rudolph, K., Troop-Gordon, W., Lambert, S. F., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2014). Long-term consequences of pubertal timing for youth depression: Identifying personal and contextual pathways of risk. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 1423-1444. NIHMS ID: 733263

Lipscomb, S. T., Laurent, H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Genetic vulnerability interacts with parenting and early care and education to predict increasing externalizing behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 38, 70-80.

Laurent, H. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2014). Stress system development from age 4.5 to 6: Family environment predictors and adjustment implications of HPA activity stability versus change. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 340-354.

Mendle, J., Leve, L. D., Van Ryzin, M., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2014). Linking childhood maltreatment with internalizing symptoms: Early puberty as a tipping point. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 689-702.

2013

Natsuaki, M. N. (2013). Puberty in context: Toward a more nuanced understanding of early maturation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53, 677-678.

Marceau, K., Ram, N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Laurent, H. K., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2013). Disentangling the effects of genetic, prenatal and parenting influences on children’s cortisol variability. Stress, 16, 607-615.

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Barrett, D., Elam, K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Thapar, A. (2013). Biological and rearing mother influences on child ADHD symptoms: Revisiting the developmental interface between nature and nurture. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54, 1038-1046.

Hou, J., Chen, Z., Natsuaki, M. N., Li, X., Yang, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, J. (2013). A longitudinal investigation of the associations among parenting, deviant peer affiliation, and externalizing behaviors: A monozygotic twin differences design. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 698-706.

Chang, J., Natsuaki, M. N., & Chen, C. N. (2013). The importance of family factors and generational status: Mental health service use among Latinos and Asian Americans. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19, 236-247.

Gaysina, D., Fergusson, D. M., Leve, L. D., Horwood, J., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Elam, K. K., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Harold, G. T. (2013). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems: Evidence from 3 independent genetically sensitive designs. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 956-963.

Kerr, D. C. R., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2013). Influences of biological and adoptive mothers’ depression and antisocial behavior on adoptees’ early behavior trajectories. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 723-734.

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Elam, K. K., Thapar, A., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2013). The nature of nurture: Disentangling passive genotype-environment correlation from family relationship influences on children’s externalizing problems. Journal of Family Psychology27, 12-21.

Blozis, S. A., Ge, X., Xu, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Scaramella, L. V., Leve, L. D., & Reiss, D. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of multiple informant models when data are not missing at random. Structural Equation Modeling, 20, 283-298.

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

Leve, L. D., DeGarmo, D. S., Bridgett, D. J., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Harold, G. T., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2013). Using an adoption design to separate genetic, prenatal, and temperament influences on toddler’s executive function. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1045-1057.

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Marceau, K., Harold, G. T., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of parental depressive symptoms on child adjustment moderated by hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity: Within- and between-family risk. Child Development, 84, 528-542.

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, 261-274.

Hou, J., Natsuaki, M. N., Zhang, J., Guo, F., Huang, Z., Wang, M., & Chen, Z. (2013). Romantic relationships and adjustment problems in China: The moderating effect of classroom context. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 171-180.

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Harold, G. T., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of prenatal and postnatal depressive symptoms on adopted child HPA regulation: Independent and moderated influences. Developmental Psychology, 49, 876-886.

Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2013). The Early Growth and Development Study: A prospective adoption design of child behavior from birth through middle childhood. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 412-423.

2012

Chen, J., Li, X., Zhang, J., Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Chen, Z., Yang, X., Guo, F., Zhang, J., & Ge, X. (2012). The Beijing Twin Study (BeTwiSt): A longitudinal study of child and adolescent development. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 91-97.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L.D., Harold, G. T., Mannering, A. M., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., & Reiss, D. (2012). Marital hostility and child sleep problems: Direct and indirect associations via harsh parenting. Journal of Family Psychology26, 488-498.

2011

Martin, D. M., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Ge, X. (2011). Toward a greater understanding of openness: A report from the Early Growth and Development Study (pg.471-477).  National Council of Adoption’s Factbook V, 471-477.

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M.N., Jin, R., & Biehl, M. C. (2011). A contextual amplification hypothesis: Pubertal timing and girls’ emotional and behavioral problems (p.11-29). In M. Kerr, H. Stattin, R. C. M. Engles, G. Overbeek, & Andershed, A. (Eds.), Understanding Girls’ Problem Behaviors: How Girls’ Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships. London: Wiley.

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L.D., & Mendle, J. (2011). Going through the rites of passage: Timing and transition of menarche, childhood sexual abuse, and anxiety symptoms in girls (Special section on pubertal development), Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40, 1357-1370.

Mendle, J., Leve, L. D., Van Ryzin, M., Natsuaki, M. N., & Ge, X. (2011). Associations between early life stress, child maltreatment and pubertal development among girls in foster care. Journal of Research on Adolescence21, 871-880.

2010

Pemberton, C. K., Neiderhiser, J. M., Leve, L. D., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Reiss, D., & Ge, X. (2010). Influence of parental depressive symptoms on adopted toddler behaviors: An emerging developmental cascade of genetic and environmental effects. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 803-818.

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Conger, R.D., Scaramella, L. V., Reid, J. B., & 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.

2009

Ge, X., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2009). In search of explanations for early pubertal timing effects on developmental psychopathology. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 327-331.

Natsuaki, M. N., Cicchetti, D., & Rogosch, F. A. (2009). Examining the developmental history of child maltreatment, peer relations, and externalizing problems among adolescents with symptoms of paranoid personality disorder. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 1181-1193.

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2009). Aggressive behavior between siblings and the development of externalizing problems: Evidence from a genetically sensitive study. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1009-1018.

Natsuaki, M. N., Klimes-Dougan, B., Ge, X., Shirtcliff, E. A., Hastings, P. D., & Zahn-Waxler, C. (2009). Early pubertal maturation and internalizing problems: Sex differences in the role of cortisol reactivity to interpersonal stress. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38, 513-524.

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Reiss, D (2009). The longitudinal effects of stressful life events on adolescent depression are buffered by parent-child closeness. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 621-635.

Natsuaki, M. N., Biehl, M. C., & Ge, X. (2009). Trajectories of depressed mood from early adolescence to young adulthood: The effects of pubertal timing and adolescent dating. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 19, 47-74.

2008

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Martin, D., M., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Villareal, G., Scaramella, L. V., Reid, J. B., & Reiss, D. (2008). Bridging the divide: Openness in adoption and postadoption psychosocial adjustments among birth and adoptive parents. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 529-540.

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., & Wenk, E. (2008). Continuity and changes in the developmental trajectories of criminal career: Examining the roles of timing of first arrest and high school graduation. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 431-444.

2007

Natsuaki, M. N., Ge, X., Brody, G. H., Simons, R. L., Gibbons, F. X., & Cutrona, C. E. (2007). African American children’s depressive symptoms: The prospective effects of neighborhood disorder, stressful life events, and parenting. American Journal of Community Psychology, 39, 163-176.

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M. N., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2007). Genetic and environmental influences on pubertal timing: Results from two national sibling studies. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 17, 767-788.

Biehl, M. C., Natsuaki, M. N., & Ge, X. (2007). The influence of pubertal timing on alcohol use and heavy drinking trajectories. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36, 153-167.

2006

Ge, X., Jin, R., Natsuaki, M. N., Gibbons, F. X., Brody, G. H., Cutrona, C. E., & Simons, R. L. (2006). Pubertal maturation and early substance use risks among African American children. Psychology of Addictive Behavior, 20, 404-414.

Ge, X., Natsuaki, M. N., & Conger, R. D. (2006). Trajectories of depressive symptoms and stressful life events among male and female adolescents in divorced and non-divorced families. Development and Psychopathology, 18, 253-273.