Keane, Susan P.

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The Impact of Parent Involvement on a Child's Academic Performance 2007 12235 Parent involvement in a child's education is consistently found to be positively associated with a child's academic performance. However, there has been little investigation of the mechanisms that explain this association. The present study examines ...
Effortful control and internalizing behaviors: clarifying conceptualization and examining social competence as a mediating mechanism 2008 1600 The goal of the present research was to clarify conceptual issues in the assessment of effortful control in children and to examine the role of effortful control in the development of internalizing behaviors. Effortful control was assessed through bo...
Predictors of Hostile Attribution Bias: Child Emotional Reactivity and Parent-Child Hostile Experiences 2008 5972 The present study aimed to expand the current conceptualized relation between hostile experiences and hostile attribution bias by examining child emotional reactivity as a moderator. In addition, the differential impact of physical and psychological ...
Vagal regulation and children's social competence 2005 1294 "Research on the relation between children's physiological capacity to modulate arousal and social competence has been limited and has focused primarily on brain electrical activity or the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Onl...
The relation of early attachment with kindergarten social preference : an examination of intervening relational and behavioral processes 2007 2506 "There has been little investigation of the relational and behavioral mechanisms that explain the association between early attachment security and later peer outcomes. The present study longitudinally examined the child characteristics of emotional ...
Predicting early peer acceptance from toddler peer behavior 2007 1379 "This study examined the association between toddler peer behaviors, toddler emotion regulation and kindergarten peer behaviors and acceptance using a sample of 128 children. Toddler peer behavior was assessed during play with an unfamiliar peer and ...
Early parenting and children's kindergarten peer acceptance 2007 1805 "The purpose of this study was to identify 2 theoretical constructs of parenting and assess the relation of these constructs to children's kindergarten peer acceptance. Participants included 274 children, their mothers, and kindergarten peers. Genera...
Emotional reactivity, aggression, and peer liking: the roles of gender and maternal socialization of negative emotions 2009 4018 The purpose of study 1 was to explore the interaction between emotional reactivity and maternal socialization of anger as it predicts physical and relational aggression. Gender differences in this relation were hypothesized and explored. Participants...
Developmental trajectories of “hot” executive functions across early childhood: contributions of maternal behavior and temperament 2009 3293 It has been established that children's executive functioning (EF) skills play an important role in psychopathology (e.g., AD/HD) as well as social and academic competence. However, other than the examination of genetic factors, there remains a limit...
Interparental conflict and internalizing symptoms: the moderating role of positive peer relationships 2010 1738 This study examined the roles of peer acceptance and friendship quality as moderators of the association between interparental conflict and internalizing symptoms in a longitudinal sample of elementary school children who were initially recruited in ...
The interaction of student-teacher relationships and mutual friends on academic achievement: the role of perceived competence 2011 8312 Prior research indicates that children's social relationships are important predictors of later school success. However, research has failed to address how different school relationships, such as those with teachers and peers, work together to predic...
Peer victimization and aggression across elementary school 2011 1342 The current study examined peer victimization and aggression across elementary school (K, 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades) using Latent Class Growth Analysis (LCGA). Participants were 2624 kindergartners, 1312 of whom contributed longitudinal data. All data...
Predicting behavioral outcomes from reactivity and regulation and the role of social preference 2011 1082 The current study examined the effect of early emotion regulation and reactivity on later behavioral outcomes. Differential forms of reactivity were thought to interact with attentional control to predict internalizing or externalizing behavior. Addi...
Friendship and risk for internalizing behavior: understanding the selection and socialization of maladaptive behavior 2012 1523 The present study sought to examine the role of friendship in the link between early individual risk and subsequent internalizing behavior. A model indicating friendship characteristics as mediating mechanisms between early individual risk and subseq...
Effects of parent-child aggression, maternal warmth and child processing mechanisms on hostile attribution bias 2012 5613 The present study aimed to expand the current conceptualization of hostile attribution bias (HAB) development by examining the effects of maternal parent-child aggression (PCA) and warmth on HAB development. In addition, child attentional control and...
Parental monitoring and oppositionality in the context of early parenting behaviors 2013 935 The current study examined the effect of parental monitoring on later oppositionality outcomes in the context of early relational parenting behaviors (e.g., maternal warmth and maternal intrusiveness). It was hypothesized that monitoring would modera...
Temperament and internalizing problems in middle childhood 2013 1792 This study draws on a developmental psychopathology perspective to examine the cumulative influences of temperament and life stress in the family context on increases in internalizing problems from ages 4 to 7. Data from the Right Track project was u...
The role of bias in explaining the relation between social preference and depressive symptoms in middle childhood 2014 1009 Past research indicates that children's social preference is an important predictor of childhood depressive symptoms. Additionally, children's negative self-perceptions have been identified as a significant predictor of childhood depressive symptoms....
A developmental cascade of early teacher-child relationships: implications for academic performance 2014 850 Kindergarten teacher-child relationships have been identified as important and salient contributors to child school success across multiple domains. However, less attention has focused on what early factors impact the development of a positive teache...
The effects of social fear, maternal warmth, and biological sex on the development of social withdrawal in middle childhood 2015 663 Research has demonstrated a relation between the social fear aspect of temperament and the development of behavioral withdrawal. However, discontinuity in this pathway exists, indicating that different factors must influence the extent of the effect ...
Parent-child co-regulation predicting emotion regulation in early childhood 2015 1988 The current study examined the importance of co-regulation, defined as the mutual regulatory parent-child process that consists of coordinated emotional expression (Feldman, Greenbaum, & Yirmiya, 1999), on emotion regulation in children across early ...
Vulnerability in the context of risk: effortful control and maternal depression 2016 613 Interactions between child and parent characteristics may result in the development of normal or abnormal behavior. In some contexts, these interactions may shape the likelihood that a child develops internalizing problems. Parent characteristics inc...
Externalizing subtypes and peer rejection: the impact of a close or conflictual teacher-child relationship 2016 508 Reactively aggressive and hyperactive-impulsive children have been shown to have a higher risk of being rejected by their peers, which can lead to a multitude of negative outcomes, including psychological and behavioral problems. An environmental fac...
The developmental roles of inhibition and working memory across childhood on preadolescent ADHD behaviors 2018 218 The ADHD literature suggests that impaired executive functions (EF) of response inhibition and working memory (WM), support behaviors of impulsivity, distractibility, and the inability to suppress behavioral hyperactivity. However, methodological app...
Negative self-perceptions in preadolescence: the role of parental hostility and peer victimization 2018 112 The current study examined the influence of interpersonal relationships on self-perceptions, defined as one’s interpretation of their own personal abilities. Interpersonal relationships with parents and peers, children’s competence, and sex play an i...
The relation between early frustration reactivity, parental responsiveness and later externalizing symptoms 2018 108 Children with higher frustration reactivity are at elevated risk for developing externalizing problems. Prior research has also indicated that certain parenting factors (e.g., hostility, rejection), are associated with risk for child psychopathology ...
Impact of maternal depression and emotion socialization on the emergence of children’s depressive symptoms from early to late childhood 2018 121 This study utilizes a transactional framework to examine the influence of maternal depression and unsupportive emotion socialization at three time points from ages 5 to 10. Data from the Right Track project was used. Maternal depression, which has be...
Relating measures of maternal responsivity to selected aspects of infant learning and affect 1988 23 Twenty mothers and their 12-month old infants were studied during and independent of reciprocal interactions. Mothers were assessed on two measures of responsivity to infant signals: Accuracy of their responses to infant signals on a videotape and th...
The relation between maternal child-rearing styles and the development of aggression in children 1989 21 The purpose of this investigation was to enhance the theoretical understanding of the social development of popular and aggressive first grade boys. Recent models of social development have recognized the embeddedness of children within a variety of ...
Pre-adolescent peer status as a function of the compatibility of maternal and child temperament, and of mothers' ability to cope with stress 1990 20 This dissertation examined several aspects of parenting behavior which may play an important role in the child's social and emotional development. The purpose of the study was to expand existing knowledge of differential family relations among childr...
The mediating role of the self in the prediction of psychopathology from the mother-child relationship 1992 32 The purpose of the present investigation was to examine the role of the self in the prediction of psychopathology and continuity from the mother-child relationship. There has been much recent support for the prediction of psychopathology and continui...
An examination of associations between children's popularity and mothers' and children's views of relationships 1992 32 The purpose of this study was to assess the associations between children's popularity, as indexed by peer sociometric nominations, and aspects of mothers' and children's views of social relationships. Specifically, this study examined the associatio...
An examination of the impact of personality factors and depression on maternal responses to child behavior 1992 21 The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of personality factors and depression on the ways that mothers respond to children's behavior. Specifically, this study compared the impact of two different personality dimensions, Autonomy and Soci...
Children's perceived quality of significant relationships and socioemotional adjustment 1995 37 The present study extends research on interpersonal relations to preadolescence by introducing the Children's Inventory of Significant Relationships (CISR), a self-report measure of children's perceived quality of relations with their primary caregiv...
Social difficulties associated with self-reported depressive symptomatology in childhood : the unique role of victimization 1995 18 The current study investigated the unique contributions of victimization, aggressiveness, and social preference to the prediction of depressive symptoms in fourth and fifth grade children. It was predicted that victimization would be significantly re...
Cognitive and behavioral-emotional functioning during the early school-age years for preterm born children : the role of the mother-child relationship 1996 27 The present study investigated whether the mother-child relationship functioned as a moderator (i.e., protective factor) in reducing the effect of biological risk on preterm born children's cognitive and behavioral-emotional functioning during the ea...
Developing a child health model : a prospective study of maternal health beliefs and utilization of preventive infant health care services 1995 27 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among expectant mothers' health beliefs, utilization of preventive health care services, and infant health status. The participants were 75 expectant mothers recruited in their third trime...
Distinctions between sociometric status groups : internalizing difficulties 1996 30 Theoretical conceptualizations of internalizing difficulties, particularly depression, suggest that there is a relationship between social relationships and internalizing difficulties. The present study examined one important social relationship in p...
The relationship between maternal knowledge of developmental norms, mother-child interactions and children's social competence 1992 17 The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between mothers' knowledge of developmental norms, various aspects of the mother-child interaction and children's social competence. Seventy mother-child pairs participated in this study. Chil...