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Human Development Graduate Group

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    Keith Widaman

    Distinguished Professor, UC Riverside
    At UCD since:1999
    Interests: Biological, Cognitive, Social-Emotional, Family, School, Culture/Neighborhood/Society, Health & Mental Health, Government/Society, Research Methodology
    Life Phases: Infancy, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Emerging Adulthood

  • Research Interests
    Development of mental abilities, developmental methodology, family and peer influences on development

    Selected Publications

    Ferrer, E., Balluerka, N., & Widaman, K. F. (in press). Factorial invariance and the specification of second-order latent growth models. Methodology.

    Widaman, K. F. (in press). Intrauterine environment affects infant and child intellectual outcomes: Environment as direct effect. In T. D. Little, J. A. Bovaird, & N. A. Card (Eds.), Modeling ecological and contextual effects in longitudinal studies of human development (pp. xx-xx). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

    Shebloski, B., Conger, K. J., & Widaman, K. F. (2005). Reciprocal links among differential parenting, perceived partiality, and self-worth: A three-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Family Psychology, 19, 633-642.

    Parke, R. D., Coltrane, S., Duffy, S., Buriel, R., Dennis, J., Powers, J., French, S., & Widaman, K. F. (2004). Economic stress, parenting, and child adjustment in Mexican American and European American families. Child Development, 75, 1632-1656.

    Widaman, K. F., & Azen, C. (2003). The relation of prenatal phenylalanine exposure to infant and childhood cognitive outcomes: Results from the International Maternal PKU Collaborative Study. Pediatrics, 112, 1537-1543.