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Publications by Dr. Jelena Obradović and Colleagues

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You can also access these publications on Google Scholar. For a list of presentations, please see Dr. Obradović's CV.

2019

Obradović, J. & Willoughby, M. (in press). Studying executive function skills in young children in low-and-middle-income countries: Current progress and future directions. Child Development Perspectives.

Obradović, J., *Finch, J.E., *Portilla, X. A., Rasheed, M., *Tirado-Stayer, N., & Yousafzai, A.K. (2019). Early executive functioning in a global context: Developmental continuity and family protective factors. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc.12795

*Bailey, J. O., Bailenson, J. N., Obradović, J., & Aguiar, N. R. (2019). Virtual reality’s effect on children’s inhibitory control, social compliance, and sharing. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 64, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2019.101052

*Bardack, S., & Obradović, J. (2019). Observing teachers' displays and scaffolding of executive functioning in the classroom context. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 62, 205-219. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2018.12.004

*Finch, J. E., *Garcia, E., *Sulik, M. J., & Obradović, J.  (2019). Peers matter: Links between classmates’ and inividual students' executive functions in elementary school. AERA Open, 5, doi:10.1177/2332858419829438.

Jensen, S. K. G., Obradović, J., & Nelson, C. A. (2019). Introduction to special issue on global child development studies. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc.12888

Jeong, J., Obradović, J., Rasheed, M., McCoy, D. C., Fink, G.. & Yousafzai, A. (2019). Maternal and paternal stimulation: Mechanisms underlying the effects of an early parenting intervention on preschoolers’ cognitive and socioemotional development in Pakistan. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 60, 105-118. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2018.12.001.

Islam, S. A., Goodman, S. J., MacIsaac, J. L., Obradović, J., Barr, R. G., Boyce, W. T., & Kobor, M. S. (2019). Integration of DNA methylation patterns and genetic variation in human pediatric tissues help inform EWAS design and interpretation. Epigenetics & Chromatin, 12:1. doi:0.1186/s13072-018-0245-6

2018

Obradović, J., *Sulik, M. J., *Finch, J. E., & *Tirado-Strayer, N. (2018). Assessing students’ executive functions in the classroom: Validating a scalable group-based procedure. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology55, 4–13. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2017.03.003

*Sulik, M. J., & Obradović, J. (2018). Teachers’ rankings of children’s executive functions: Validating a methodology for school-based data collection. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 173, 135-154. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2018.01.016

Burt, K. B., Obradović, J., & Leu, J. (2018). Self-construal, family context, and the cortisol awakening response in first- and second-generation Asian American college students. Emerging Adulthood. 6(2), 104-117. doi: 10.1177/2167696817706039

*Finch, J.E., Yousafzai, A., Rasheed, M., & Obradović, J. (2018). Measuring and understanding social-emotional behaviors in preschoolers from rural Pakistan. PLOS ONE. 13(11): e0207807 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207807.

*Garcia, E., *Sulik, M., & Obradović, J. (2018). Teachers’ perceptions of students’ executive functions: Disparities by gender, ethnicity and ELL status. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/edu0000308

*Sulik, M. J., *Haft, S. L., & Obradović, J. (2018). Visual-motor integration, executive functions, and academic achievement: Concurrent and longitudinal relations in late elementary school. Early Education and Development. doi:10.1080/10409289.2018.1442097

2017

Obradović, J., *Portilla, X. A., *Tirado-Strayer, N., Rasheed, M. A., Siyal, S., & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). Maternal scaffolding in a disadvantaged global context: The role of maternal cognitive capacities. Journal of Family Psychology, 31(2), 139-149. doi: 10.1037/fam0000279

Obradović, J., & *Finch. J. E. (2017). Linking executive function skills and physiological challenge response: Piecewise latent growth curve modeling. Developmental Science, 20(6): e12476. doi: 10.1111/desc.12476

*Finch, J. E., & Obradović, J. (2017). Unique effects of socioeconomic and emotional parental challenges on children’s executive functions. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 52, 126–137. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2017.07.004

Tarullo, A. R., Obradović, J., Keehn, B., Rasheed, M. A., Nelson, C. A., & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). Gamma power in rural Pakistani children: Links to executive function and verbal ability. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2017.03.007

Shaffer, A., & Obradović, J. (2017). Unique contributions of emotion regulation and executive functions in predicting the quality of parent-child interaction behaviors. Journal of Family Psychology, 31(2), 150-159. doi: 10.1037/fam0000269

*Finch, J.E., & Obradović, J. (2017). Independent and compensatory contributions of executive functions and challenge preference for students’ adaptive classroom behaviors. Learning and Individual Differences, 55, 182-192. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2017.03.002

*Bardack, S., Herbers, J. E., & Obradović, J. (2017). Unique contributions of dynamic versus global measures of parenting predicting children’s adjustment to school. Journal of Family Psychology. 1-10. doi: 10.1037/fam0000296

Herbers, J. E., *Garcia, E., & Obradović, J. (2017). Parenting assessed by observation versus parent-report: Moderation by parent distress and family socioeconomic status. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26(12), 3339-3350. doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0848-8

*Bardack, S., & Obradović, J. (2017) Emotional behavior problems, parent emotion socialization and gender as determinants of teacher-child closeness. Early Education and Development, 28(5) 507-524. doi: 10.1080/10409289.2017.1279530

Brown, N., *Finch, J. E., Obradović, J. & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). Maternal care mediates the effects of nutrition and responsive stimulation interventions on young children’s growth. Child: Care, Health & Development. 1-11. doi: 10.1111/cch.12466

Rasheed, M. A., Pham, S., Memon, U., Siyal, S., Obradović, J. & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). Adaptation of the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-III and lessons learned for evaluating intelligence in a low income setting. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology. 1-11. doi: 10.1080/21683603.2017.1302851

2016

Obradović, J., *Portilla, X. A., *Ballard, P. J. (2016). Biological sensitivity to family income: Differential effects on early executive functioning. Child Development, 87(2), 374-384. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12475

Obradović, J., Yousafzai, A.K., *Finch, J. E., & Rasheed, M. (2016). Maternal scaffolding and home stimulation as key mediators of early intervention effects on children’s cognitive development. Developmental Psychology, 52(9), 1409-1421. doi: 10.1037/dev0000182

Obradović, J. (2016). Physiological responsivity and executive functioning: Implications for adaptation and resilience in early childhood. Child Development Perspectives, 10(1), 65-70. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12164

Yousafzai, A.K., Obradović, J., Rasheed. M.A., Rizvi, A., Siyal, S., *Portilla, X., *Tirado-Strayer, N., S., Siyal, S., & Hasan-Habib, Z. (2016). The effects of responsive stimulation and nutrition interventions on children’s development and growth at 4 years in a disadvantaged population in Pakistan: Longitudinal follow-up of a cluster-randomised factorial effectiveness trial. The Lancet Global Health, 4(8), e548-e558. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30100-0

Anagnostaki, L., Pavlopoulos, V., Obradović, J., Masten, A., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2016). Academic resilience of immigrant youth in Greek schools: Personal and family resources. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 13(3), 377-393. doi: 10.1080/17405629.2016.1168738

2014

*Portilla, X. A., *Ballard, P. J., Adler, N. E., Boyce. W. T., & Obradović, J. (2014). An integrative view of school functioning: Transactions between self-regulation, school engagement and teacher-child relationship quality. Child Development, 85(5), 1915-1931. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12259

Masten, A. S., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E., Hinz, E., Obradović, J., Wenzel, A. J. (2014). Academic risk and resilience in the context of homelessness. Child Development Perspectives, 8(4), 201-206. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12088

Quas, J.A., Yim, I.S., Oberlander, T.F., Nordstokke, D., Essex, M.J., Armstrong, J.M., Bush, N., Obradović, J., & Boyce, W.T. (2014). The symphonic structure of childhood stress reactivity: Patterns of sympathetic, parasympathetic and adrenocortical responses to psychological challenge. Development and Psychopathology, 26(4), 963-982. doi: 10.1017/S0954579414000480

2013

Obradović, J., *Tirado-Strayer, N., & Leu, J. (2013). The importance of family and friend relationships for the mental health of Asian immigrant young adults and their non-immigrant peers. Research in Human Development, 10(2), 163-183. doi: 10.1080/15427609.2013.786559

Lloyd, J.E.V., Obradović, J., Carpiano, R.M., & Motti-Stefanidi, F. (2013) Multiple imputation of missing multilevel, longitudinal data: A case when practical considerations trump best practices? Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 12(1), 261-275.

*Portilla, X. A., & Obradović, J. (2013). The role of physiological reactivity in understanding resilience processes in children’s development. In Tremblay, R. E., Boivin, M., & Peters R. Dev. (Eds.), Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development (pp. 1-6). Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development and Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Childhood Development.

Burt, K. B., & Obradović, J. (2013). The construct of psychophysiological reactivity: Statistical and psychometric issues. Developmental Review, 33(1), 29-57. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2012.10.002

2012

Obradović, J. (2012). How can the study of physiological reactivity contribute to our understanding of adversity and resilience processes in development? Development and Psychopathology, 24(2), 371-387. doi: 10.1017/S0954579412000053

Obradović, J., & Boyce, W. T. (2012). Developmental psychophysiology of emotion processes. Monographs of the Society in Child Development, 77(2), 120-128. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5834.2011.00670.x

Obradović, J., *Portilla, X. A., & Boyce, W. T. (2012). Executive functioning and developmental neuroscience: Current progress and implications for early childhood education. In R. C. Pianta, L. Justice, S. Barnett, & S. Sheridan (Eds.), The Handbook of Early Education (pp. 324-351). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Obradović, J., Shaffer, A. E., & Masten, A. S. (2012). Adversity and risk in developmental psychopathology: Progress and future directions. In L. C. Mayes & M. Lewis (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Environment in Human Development (pp. 35-37). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Obradović, J., & Boyce, W. T. (2012). The role of stress reactivity for child development: Indices, correlates and future directions. In L. C. Mayes & M. Lewis (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Environment in Human Development (pp. 655-681). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Boyce, W. T., Obradović, J., Bush, N. R., Stamperdahl, J., Kim, Y. S., & Adler, N. (2012). Social stratification, classroom climate, and the behavioral adaptation of kindergarten children. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(Suppl 2), 17168-17173. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1201730109

Leu, J., Schroth, C., Obradović, J. & Cruz, R. A. (2012). Family assistance attitudes and family cultural conflict: A comparative study of second-generation Asian American and native-born European American emerging adults. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 3(3), 133-144. doi: 10.1037/a0029636

2011

Obradović, J., Bush, N. R., & Boyce, W. T. (2011). The interactive effect of marital conflict and stress reactivity on externalizing and internalizing symptoms: The role of laboratory stressors. Development and Psychopathology, 23(1), 101-114. doi: 10.1017/S0954579410000672

Bush, N., Obradović, J., Adler, N. & Boyce, W. T. (2011). Kindergarten stressors and cumulative adrenocortical activation: the "first straws" of allostatic load? Development and Psychopathology, 23(4), 1089-1106. doi: 10.1017/S0954579411000514

Bush, N. R., Alkon, A., Obradović, J., Stamperdahl, J., & Boyce, W. T. (2011). Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children’s psychophysiology: Considerations for theory and measurement. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110(1), 62-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2011.03.004

Kroenke, C., Epel, E., Adler, N., Bush, N., Obradović , J., Lin, J., Blackburn, E., Stamperdahl, J. L., & Boyce, W. T. (2011). Autonomic and adrenocortical reactivity and buccal cell telomere length in kindergarten children. Psychosomatic Medicine, 73(7), 533-540. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e318229acfc

Herbers, J. E., Cutuli, J. J., Lafavor, T. L., Vrieze, D., Leibel, C., Obradović, J., & Masten, A. S. (2011). Direct and indirect effects of parenting on academic functioning of young homeless children. Early Education and Development, 22(1), 77-104. doi: 10.1080/10409280903507261

2010

Obradović, J. (2010). Effortful control and adaptive functioning of homeless children: Variable- and person-focused analyses. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 31(2), 109-117. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2009.09.004

Obradović, J., Bush, N. R., Stamperdahl, J., Adler, N. A., & Boyce, W. T. (2010). Biological sensitivity to context: The interactive effects of stress reactivity and family adversity on socio-emotional behavior and school readiness. Child Development, 81(1), 270-289. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01394.x

Obradović, J., Burt, K. B., & Masten, A. S. (2010). Testing a dual cascade model linking competence and symptoms over 20 years from childhood to adulthood. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39(1), 90-102. doi: 10.1080/15374410903401120

Obradović, J., & Hipwell, A. (2010). Psychopathology and social competence during transition to adolescence: The role of family adversity and pubertal development. Development and Psychopathology, 22(3), 621-634. doi: 10.1017/S0954579410000325

Yates, T. M., Obradović, J., & Egeland, B. (2010). Transactional relations across contextual strain, parenting quality, and early childhood regulation and adaptation in a high-risk sample. Development and Psychopathology, 22(3), 539-555. doi: 10.1017/S095457941000026X

2009

Shaffer, A., Burt, K. B., Obradović, J., Herbers, J. E. & Masten, A. S. (2009). Intergenerational continuity in parenting quality: The mediating role of social competence. Developmental Psychology, 45(5), 1227-1240. doi: 10.1037/a0015361

Obradović, J. & Boyce, W. T. (2009). Individual differences in behavioral, physiological, and genetic sensitivities to contexts: Implications for development and adaptation. Developmental Neuroscience, 31(4), 300-308. doi: 10.1159/000216541

Obradović, J., Long, J. D., Cutuli, J. J., Chan, A., Hinz, E., Heistad, D., & Masten, A. S. (2009). Academic achievement of homeless and highly mobile children in an urban school district: Longitudinal evidence on risk, growth, and resilience. Development and Psychopathology, 21(2), 493-518. doi: 10.1017/S0954579409000273

Tarullo, A. R., Obradović, J., & Gunnar, M. R. (2009). Self-control and the developing brain. Zero To Three, 29(3), 31-37.

2008

Burt, K. B., Obradović, J., Long, J. D., & Masten, A. S. (2008). The interplay of social competence and psychopathology over 20 years: Testing transactional and cascade models. Child Development, 79(2), 359-374. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2007.01130.x

Masten, A. S., & Obradović, J. (2008). Disaster preparation and recovery: Lessons from research on resilience in human development. Ecology and Society, 13(1): 9. doi: 10.5751/ES-02282-130109

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., Obradović, J., & Masten A. S. (2008). Acculturation and adaptation of immigrant adolescents in Greek urban schools. International Journal of Psychology, 43(1), 45-58. doi: 10.1080/00207590701804412

Motti-Stefanidi, F., Pavlopoulos, V., Obradović, J., Dalla, M., Takis, N., Papathanasiou A. C., & Masten A. S. (2008). Immigration as a risk factor for adolescent adaptation in Greek urban schools. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 5(2), 235-261. doi: 10.1080/17405620701556417

Masten, A. S., Heistad, D., Cutuli, J. J., Herbers, J. E. Obradović, J., Chan, A., Hinz, E., & Long, J. D. (2008). School success in motion: Protective factors for academic achievement in homeless and highly mobile children in Minneapolis. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Reporter, 38(2), 3-12.

2007

Obradović, J., Pardini, D., Long, J. D., & Loeber, R. (2007). Measuring interpersonal callousness in boys from childhood to adolescence: An examination of longitudinal invariance and temporal stability. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36(3), 276–292. doi: 10.1080/15374410701441633

Obradović, J., & Masten, A. S. (2007). Developmental antecedents of young adult civic engagement. Applied Developmental Science, 11(1), 2-19. doi: 10.1080/10888690709336720

2006

Obradović, J., van Dulmen, M., Yates, T., Carlson, E. & Egeland, B. (2006). Developmental assessment of competence from early childhood to middle adolescence. Journal of Adolescence, 29(6), 857-889. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2006.04.009

Obradović, J., Burt, K. B., & Masten, A. S. (2006). Pathways of adaptation from adolescence to young adulthood: Antecedents and correlates. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1094, 340-344. doi: 10.1196/annals.1376.046

Masten, A. S., & Obradović, J. (2006). Competence and resilience in development. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1094, 13-27. doi: 10.1196/annals.1376.003

Pardini, D., Obradović, J., & Loeber, R. (2006). Interpersonal callousness, hyperactivity/impulsivity, inattention, and conduct problems as precursors to delinquency persistence in boys: A comparison of three grade-based cohorts. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 35(1), 46-59. doi: 10.1207/s15374424jccp3501_5

Masten, A. S., Obradović, J., & Burt, K. B. (2006). Resilience in emerging adulthood: Developmental perspectives on continuity and transformation. In J. J. Arnett & J. L. Tanner (Eds.), Emerging adults in America: Coming of age in the 21st century (pp. 173-190). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

2005

Masten, A. S., Long, J. D., Roisman, G. I., Burt, K. B., Obradović, J., Roberts, J. M., et al. (2005). Developmental cascades: Linking academic achievement, externalizing and internalizing symptoms over 20 years. Developmental Psychology, 41(5), 733-746. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.41.5.733

2004

Masten, A. S., Burt, K. B., Roisman, G. I., Obradović, J., Long, J. D., & Tellegen, A. (2004). Resources and resilience in the transition to adulthood: Continuity and change. Development and Psychopathology, 16(4), 1071-1094. doi: 10.1017/S0954579404040143