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Human Development and Family Sciences

BioSocial Interplay in Development Lab

Journal Articles

Wang, Z., Shakeshaft, N., Schofield, K., & Malanchini, M. (2018). Anxiety is not enough to drive me away: A latent profile analysis on math anxiety and math motivation. PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0192072. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192072

Malanchini, M.,* Wang, Z.,* Voronin, I., Schenker, V., Petrill, S. A., Plomin, R., & Kovas, Y., (2017). Reading self-perceived ability, enjoyment and achievement: A genetically informative study of their reciprocal links over time. Developmental Psychology, 53(4), 698-712. doi: 10.1037/dev0000209
* equal contribution

Savla, J., Wang, Z., Roberto, K. A., & Blieszner, R. (2016). Deficit awareness in persons with mild cognitive impairment and family care partners. Families, Systems, and Health, 34(4), 429-434. doi: 10.1037/fsh0000230

Lukowski, S. L., Ditrapani, J, B., Jeon, M., Wang, Z., Schenker, V. J., Doran, M. M., & Petrill, S. A. (in press). Multidimensionality in the measurement of mathematical anxiety and its relationship with mathematical skills. Learning and Individual Differences. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2016.07.007

Malanchini, M.,* Wang, Z.,* Voronin, I., Schenker, V., Kovas, Y., Petrill, S. A., Plomin, R. (in press). A genetically informative longitudinal study on the relations between reading achievement and motivation. Developmental Psychology. * equal contribution

Wang, Z., Soden, B., Deater-Deckard, K., Lukowski, S., Schenker, V., Willcutt, E., Thompson, L., & Petrill, S. A. (in press). Development in reading and math in children from different SES backgrounds: The moderating role of child temperament. Developmental Science. doi: 10.1111/desc.12380

Wang, Z., Deater-Deckard, K., & Bell, M. A. (2016). The role of negative affect and physiology in maternal attribution. Parenting: Science and Practice, 16(3), 206-218. doi:10.1080/15295192.2016.1158604

Wang, Z., Lukowski, S., Hart, S. A., Lyons, I. M., Thompson, L. A., Kovas, Y., Mazzocco, M. M., Plomin, R., & Petrill, S. A. (2015). Is mathematical anxiety always bad for math learning? The role of math motivation. Psychological Science, 26(12), 1863-1876. doi: 10.1177/0956797615602471

Wang, Z., Hart, S. A., Kovas, Y., Lukowski, S., Soden, B., Thompson, L. A., Plomin, R., McLoughlin, G., Bartlett, C. W., Lyons, I. M., & Petrill, S. A. (2014). Who's afraid of Math? Two sources of genetic risk for mathematical anxiety. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(9), 1056-1064. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12224

Cuevas, K., Deater-Deckard, K., Kim-Spoon, J., Wang, Z., Morasch, K. C., & Bell, M. A. (2014). A longitudinal intergenerational analysis of executive functions during early childhood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 50-64. doi: 10.1111/bjdp.12021

Berry, D., Deater-Deckard, K., McCartney, K., Wang, Z., & Petrill, S. A. (2013). Gene-environment interaction between dopamine receptor DRD4 7-repeat polymorphism and early maternal sensitivity predicts inattention trajectories across middle childhood. Development and Psychopathology, 25(2), 291-306. doi:10.1017/S095457941200106X

Wang, Z., Chen, N., Petrill, S. A., & Deater-Deckard, K. (2013). Observed personality in childhood: Psychometric and behavioral genetic evidence of two broad personality factors. European Journal of Personality, 27(1), 96-105. doi: 10.1002/per.1886

Wang, Z., Deater-Deckard, K., & Bell, M. A. (2013). Household chaos moderates the link between maternal attribution bias and parenting. Parenting: Science and Practice, 13(4), 233-252. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2013.832569

Deater-Deckard, K., Chen, N., Wang, Z., & Bell, M. A. (2012). SES moderates the link between household chaos and maternal executive function. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(3), 391-399. doi: 10.1037/a0028331D

Deater-Deckard, K., Wang, Z., Chen, N., & Bell, M. A. (2012). Maternal executive function, harsh parenting, and child conduct problems. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53(10), 1084-1091. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02582.x

Wang, Z., Deater-Deckard, K., Cutting, L., Thompson, L. A., & Petrill, S. A. (2012). Working memory and parent-rated components of attention in middle-childhood: A behavioral genetic study. Behavior Genetics, 42(2), 199-208. doi: 10.1007/s10519-011-9508-8

Wang, Z., Deater-Deckard, K., Petrill, S. A., & Thompson, L. A. (2012). Externalizing problems, attention regulation, and household chaos: A longitudinal behavioral genetic study. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 755-769. doi: 10.1017/S0954579412000351

Deater-Deckard, K., Beekman, C., Wang, Z., Kim, J. E., Petrill, S. A., Thompson, L. A., & DeThorne, L. S. (2010). Approach/positive anticipation, frustration/anger, and overt aggression in childhood. Journal of Personality, 78, 991-1010. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2010.00640.x

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