Beekman, C.S.*, Neiderhiser, J.M., Buss, K.A., Loken, E., Moore, G., Leve, L.D., Ganiban, J.M., Shaw, D.S., & Reiss, (2015). The development of early profiles of temperament: characterization, continuity, and etiology. Child Development, 86(6), 1794-1811. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12417

Brotnow, L., Reiss, D., Stover, C.S., Ganiban, J., Leve, L.D., Neiderhiser, J.M., Shaw, D.S., Stevens, H.E. (2015). Expectant mothers maximizing opportunities: Maternal characteristics moderate multifactorial prenatal stress in the prediction of birth weight in a sample of children adopted at birth. PLoS ONE, 10(11): e0141881. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141881

Brooker, R.J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Scaramella, L.V., & Reiss, D. (2015). Associations beween infant negative affect and parent anxiety symptoms are bidirectional: Evidence from mothers and fathers. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1875. PMC4667033

Burt, S. A., Klump, K. L., Kashy, D. A., Gorman-Smith, D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2015). Neighborhood as a predictor of non-aggressive, but not aggressive, antisocial behaviors in adulthood. Psychological Medicine, 45(13), 2897-2907. doi:10.1017/S0033291715000975

Eley, T.C., McAdams, T.A., Rijsdijk, F.V., Lichtenstein, P., Narusyte, J., Reiss, D., Spotts, E.L., Ganiban, J.M., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2015). The intergenerational transmission of anxiety: A children-of-twins study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 172(7), 630-637. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2015.14070818

Hajal, N.*, Neiderhiser, J.M., Moore, G., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D., Harold, G., Scaramella, L.V., Ganiban, J.M., & Reiss, D. (2015). Angry responses to infant challenges: Parent, marital, and child genetic factors associated with harsh parenting. Child Development, 86(1), 80-93. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12345

Horwitz, B. N.*, Marceau, K.*, Narusyte, J., Ganiban, J., Spotts, E., Reiss, D., Lichtenstein, P., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2015). Parental criticism is an environmental influence on adolescent somatic symptoms. Journal of Family Psychology, 29(2), 283-289.

Horwitz, B.N.* & Neiderhiser, J.M. (Eds.). (2015). Behavioral Genetics of Interpersonal Relationships Across the Lifespan. Springer.

Mammen, M.A.*, Moore, G.A., Scaramella, L.V., Reiss, D., Ganiban, J.M., Shaw, D.S., Leve, L.D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2015). Infant avoidance during a tactile task predicts autism spectrum behaviors in toddlerhood. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36(6), 575-587. DOI:10.1002/imhj.21539

Marceau, K.*, Knopik, V., Reiss, D., Shaw, D., Natsuaki, M., Fisher, P., Leve, L.D., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2015). Drug and tobacco use during pregnancy transmit genetic influences on developmental risk for substance use. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 146, e192-e193.

Marceau, K.*, Laurent, H.K., Neiderhiser, J.M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D., Natsuaki, M., Fisher, P., Leve, L.D. (2015). Combined influence of genes, prenatal environment, cortisol, and parenting on the development of children’s internalizing versus externalizing problems. Behavior Genetics, 45(3), 268-282. doi: 10.1007/s10519-014-9689-z

Marceau, K.*, Narusyte, J., Lichtenstein, P., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2015). Parental knowledge is an environmental influence on adolescent externalizing. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(2), 130-137. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12288

McAdams, T., Neiderhiser, J.M., Lichtenstein, P., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Shaw, D.S., Leve, L.D., Reiss, D., Eley, T. (2015). The relationship between parental depressive symptoms and offspring psychopathology: Evidence from a children-of-twins study and an adoption study. Psychological Medicine, 45(12), 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0033291715000501

Stover, C. S., Zhou, Y., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2015). The relationship between genetic attributions, appraisals of birth mothers' health, and the parenting of adoptive mothers and fathers. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 41, 19-27. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2015.06.003

Reuben, J. D., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2015). Warm Parenting and Effortful Control in Toddlerhood: Independent and Interactive Predictors of School-Age Externalizing Behavior. Journal Of Abnormal Child Psychology. (First online: 26 October 2015). doi:10.1007/s10802-015-0096-6

Roben, C.*, Moore, G.A., Cole, P., Molenaar, P., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M., (2015). Transactional patterns of maternal depressive symptoms and mother-child mutual negativity in an adoption sample. Infant and Child Development, 24(3), 322-342. doi: 10.1002/icd.1906

Schlomer, G.L., Cleveland, H.H., Vandenbergh, D.J., Feinberg, M.E., Neiderhiser, J.M., Greenberg, M.T., Spoth, R., & Redmond, C. (2015). Developmental differences in early adolescent aggression: A gene x environment x intervention analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44(3), 581-597. PMCID: PMC4324089

Van Ryzin, M. J., 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. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12335

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. (2015). Toward an Understanding of the Role of the Environment in the Development of Early Callous Behavior. Journal of Personality. [Epub ahead of print.] DOI: 10.1111/jopy.12221


Brooker, R.J.*, Neiderhiser, J.M., Ganiban, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S. & Reiss, D. (2014). Birth and adoptive parent anxiety symptoms moderate the link between infant attention control and internalizing problems in toddlerhood. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 347-359. PMID: 24472311

Elam, K., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Barrett, D., Gaysina, 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(5), 1543-1552. doi: 10.1037/a0035470

Fearon, P., Reiss, D., Leve, L. D., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Ganiban, J. M., & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2014). Child evoked maternal negativity from 9 to 27 months: Evidence of gene-environment correlation and its moderation by marital distress. Development and Psychopathology, 27(4 Pt 1), 1251-1265. doi:10.1017/S0954579414000868

Horwitz, B. N.*, Reynolds, C. A., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Charles, S. T. (2014). Friend support and psychological distress in a United States adult twin sample. Personal Relationships, 21(4), 570-582.

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 stability versus change. Developmental Psychobiology, 56(3), 340-354. doi: 10.1002/dev.21103. [PMC: 3883974]

McAdams, T.A., Neiderhiser, J.M., Rijsdijk, F.V., Naruyste, J., Lichtenstein, P., & Eley, T.C. (2014). Accounting for genetic and environmental confounds in associations between parent and child characteristics: A systematic review of children-of-twins studies. Psychological Bulletin, 140(4), 1138-1173. doi: 10.1037/a0036416

Moore, G.A., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2014). Behavioral genetic approaches and family theory. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 6(March 2014), 18-30. DOI:10.1111/jftr.12028

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? Child Clinical and Family Psychology Review. Published online: 10 May 2014. DOI 10.1007/s10567-014-0169-z


Beekman, C.B.* & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). Behavioral genetic perspectives on substance abuse and parenting. In N.E. Suchman, M. Pajulo, & L.C. Mayes (Eds.), Parenting and Substance Addiction: Developmental Approaches to Intervention. Oxford University Press.

Blozis, S. A., Ge., X., Xu, S., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J., Scaramella, L., Leve, L. D., & Reiss, D. (2013). Sensitivity analysis of multiple informant models when data are not missing at random. Structural Equation Modeling, 20(2), 283-298. DOI: 10.1080/10705511.2013.769393.

Gaysina, D., Fergusson, D.M., Leve, L.D., Horwood, J., Reiss, D., Shaw, D., Natsuaki, M.N., Neiderhiser, J.M., Elam, K., Langley, K., Thapar, A., & Harold, G. (2013). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems: Evidence from three independent genetically-sensitive design studies. JAMA: Psychiatry, 70, 956–963. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.127.

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(10), 1038-1046. PMC: 3767192

Harold, G. T., Leve, L. D., Elam, K. E., 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 Psychology. 27(1), 12-21. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031190 [PMC: 3576129]

Havland, I., Lundholm, C., Lichtenstein, P., Neiderhiser, J.M., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Walum, H., Reiss, D., & Almqvist, C. (2013). The observed association between maternal anxiety and adolescent asthma: Children of Twin Design suggest familial effects. PLOS One, 8(6), e66040. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066040

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. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10802-013-9711-6 [PMC: 3681846]

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Marceau, K., Harold, G., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of parental depressive symptoms on child adjustment moderated by HPA: Within- and between-family risk. Child Development, 84(2), 528-542. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01859.x [PMC: 35322571]

Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Harold, G., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of prenatal and postnatal parent depressive symptoms on adopted child hpa regulation: independent and moderated influences. Developmental Psychology, 49, 876-886. PMID: 22686176

Leve, L.D., DeGarmo, D.S., Bridgett, D.J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Shaw, D.S., Harold, G.T., Natsuaki, M. & Reiss, D. (2013). Using an adoption design to separate genetic, prenatal, and temperament influences on toddler executive function. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1045–1057. PMC: 3509265

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 study of child behavior from birth through middle childhood. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16(1), 412-423. PMC: 3572752

Lipscomb, S. T., Laurent, H., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Natsuaki, M. N., Reiss, D., & Leve, L. D. (2013). Genetic vulnerability interacts with parenting and early care education to predict increasing externalizing behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Online first. doi: 10.1177/0165025413508708

Marceau, K.*, Hajal, N.*, Leve, L.D., Reiss, D., Shaw D.S., Ganiban, J.M., Mayes, L.C., & Neiderhiser, J.M.  (2013). Measurement and associations of pregnancy risk factors with genetic influences, postnatal environmental influences, and toddler behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 366–375. doi: 10.1177/0165025413489378

Marceau, K.*, Horwitz, B.N.*, Narusyte, J., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Reiss & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). Gene-environment correlation underlying the association between parental negativity and adolescent externalizing problems. Child Development, 84(6), 2031-2046.  DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12094

Marceau, K.* & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). Influences of gene environment interaction and correlation on disruptive behavior in the family context. In Tolan, P., & Leventhal, B. (Eds) Advances in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychopathology Volume I:  Disruptive Behavior. Springer.

Marceau, K.*, Ram, N., Neiderhiser, J. M., Laurent, H. K., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Natsuaki, M. N., & Leve, L. D. (2013).  Disentangling the effects of genetic, prenatal, and parenting influences on children’s Cortisol Variability. Stress, 16(6), 607-615. doi:10.3109/10253890.2013.825766

Natsuaki, M. N., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Ganiban, J., Scaramella, L. V., & Reiss, D. S. (2013). Transactions between child social wariness and observed structured parenting: Evidence from a prospective adoption study. Child Development, 84, 1750–1765. PMC: 3675176.

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(1), 261-274.  doi: 10.1017/S0954579412001010

Neiderhiser, J.M., Marceau, K.*, & Reiss, D. (2013). Four pathways to initiation of substance use by young adulthood: A ten-year follow-up twin and sibling study of marital conflict, monitoring, siblings and peers. Development and Psychopathology, 25(1), 133-149. doi:10.1017/S0954579412000958

Pedersen, N. L., Christensten, K., Dahl, A. K., Finkel, D., Franz, C. E., Gatz, M., Horwitz, B. N., Johansson, B., Johnson, W., Kremen, W. S., Lyons, M. J., Malmberg, B., Neiderhiser, J. M., Peterson, I., & Reynolds, C. A. (2013). IGEMS: The consortium on Interplay of Genes and Environment across Multiple Studies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 481-489.

Plomin, R., DeFries, J.C., Knopik, V.S., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). Behavioral Genetics. Sixth Edition. Worth.

Reiss, D., Leve, L.D. & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). How genes and the social environment moderate each other. American Journal of Public Health, 103, S111–S121. NIHMSID: 476494. PMC: 3778406

Shikishima, C., Hiraishi, K., Yamagata, S., Neiderhiser, J.M., & Ando, J. (2013). Culture moderates the genetic and environmental etiologies of parenting: A cultural behavior genetic approach. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(4), 434-444. DOI: 10.1177/1948550612460058

Ulbricht, J.A.*, Ganiban, J.M., Button, T.M.M., Feinberg, M., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2013). Marital Adjustment as a Moderator for Genetic and Environmental Influences on Parenting. Journal of Family Psychology, 27(1), 42-52. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0031481.


Class, Q.A., D’Onofrio, B.M., Singh, A.L., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D. & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2012). Current parental depression and offspring perceived self-competence: A quasi-experimental examination. Behavior Genetics, 42(5), 787-797. doi: 10.1007/s10519-012-9550-1

Howe, G.W., Gedzior, A.P., Weihs, K., Moreno, F. & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2012). Higher-order structure in the trajectories of depression and anxiety following sudden involuntary unemployment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121(2), 325-338. doi: 10.1037/a0026243. PMID: 22103803

Lipscomb, S.T., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Neiderhiser, J.M., Scaramella, L.V., Ge, X., Conger, R.D., Reid, J.B. & Reiss, D. (2012). Negative emotionality and externalizing problems in toddlerhood: Overreactive parenting as a moderator of genetic influences. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 167-179. [PMC: 3270900]

Marceau, K.P.*, Humbad, M.N., Burt, S.A., Klump, K.L., Leve, L.D. & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2012). Observed externalizing behavior: A developmental comparison of genetic and environmental influences across three samples. Behavior Genetics, 42(1), 30-39. DOI: 10.1007/s10519-011-9481-2.

Marceau, K.*, Neiderhiser, J.M., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D. (2012). Genetic and environmental influences on the association between pubertal maturation and internalizing symptoms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41(9), 1111-1126. doi: 10.1007/s10964-9762-y

Massey, S. H.*, Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2012). Maternal self concept as a provider and cessation of substance use during pregnancy. Addictive Behaviors, 37, 956-961. PMCID: PMC3377383

Stover, C. S., Connell, C., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., Scaramella, L. V., Conger, R., & Reiss, D. (2012). Relationship among marital hostility, father’s hostile parenting and toddler aggression in adoptive families. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 401–409. PMC: 3279589

Walum, H., Lichtenstein, P, Neiderhiser, J.M., Reiss, D., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Pedersen, N.L., Anckarsäter, H., Larsson, H., & Westberg, L.  (2012). Variation in the oxytocin receptor gene is associated with pair-bonding and social behavior. Biological Psychology, 71, 419-426. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2011.09.002


Brooker, R.J.*, Neiderhiser, J.M., Kiel, E.J., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S. & Reiss, D. (2011). The association between infants’ attention control and social inhibition is moderated by genetic and environmental risk for anxiety. Infancy, 16(5), 490-507. NIHMS ID: NIHMS262376.

Ganiban, J.M., Ulbricht, J.*, Saudino, K.J., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2011). Understanding child-based effects on parenting: Temperament as a moderator of genetic and environmental contributions to parenting. Developmental Psychology, 47(3), 676-692. doi:10.1037/a0021812

Horwitz, B.N.*, Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D., Neiderhiser, J.M. (2011). The role of aggressive personality and family relationships in explaining family conflict. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(2), 174-183.

Horwitz, B. N.*, Marceau, K.*, & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2011). Family relationship influences on development: What can we learn from genetic research? In Kenneth Kendler, Sara Jaffee, & Dan Romer (Eds.), The Dynamic Genome and Mental Health: The Role of Genes and Environments in Development. Oxford: NY.  

Horwitz, B. N.* & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2011), Gene–environment interplay, family relationships, and child adjustment. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73: 804–816. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2011.00846.x.

Horwitz, B. N.* & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2011). Understanding family process and child adjustment through behavioral genetic research: A reply. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73: 827–831. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2011.00849.x.

Lipscomb, S.T., Leve, L.D., Harold, G.T., Neiderhiser, J.M., Shaw, D.S., Ge, X. & Reiss, D. (2011). Trajectories of parenting and child negative emotionality during infancy and toddlerhood: A longitudinal analysis. Child Development, 82(5), 1611-1675.

Mannering, A.M., Shelton, K.H., Leve, L.D., Harold, G.T., Shaw, D.S., Conger, R.D., Neiderhiser, J.M., Scaramella, L.V., Reiss, D. (2011). Associations between marital instability and child sleep problems across infancy and toddlerhood: A longitudinal analysis. Child Development, 82(4) 1252-1266. NIHMSID: 158856

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

Massey, S.H.*, Lieberman, D.Z., Reiss, D., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2011). Association of clinical characteristics and cessation of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use during pregnancy.  The American Journal on Addictions, 20(2), 143-150. PMCID: PMC3052631. 

Narusyte, J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Andershed, A.K., D'Onofrio, B.M., Reiss, D., Spotts, E., Ganiban, J., Lichtenstein, P. (2011). Parental criticism and externalizing behavior problems in adolescents: The role of environment and genotype-environment correlation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120(2), 365-376. doi:10.1037/a0021815

Neiderhiser, J.M. (2011). Gene-environment interplay helps to explain influences of family relationships on adolescent adjustment and development. In A. Booth, S.M. McHale & N.S. Landale (Eds), Biosocial Foundations of Family Processes. Springer: NY.

Reiss, D. & Neiderhiser, J. M. (2011). Marital dynamics and child proaction: Genetics takes a second look at developmental theory. In K. Dodge & M. Rutter (Eds.), Gene-Environment Interactions in Developmental Psychopathology. The Guildford Press: NY.

Rhoades, K. A., Leve, L. D., Harold, G. T., Neiderhiser, J. M., Shaw, D. S., & Reiss, D. (2011). Longitudinal pathways from marital hostility to child anger during toddlerhood: Genetic susceptibility and indirect effects via harsh parenting. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 282-291. PMID: 21480707. 

Schermerhorn, A.C., D’Onofrio, B.M., Turkheimer, E., Ganiban, J.M., Spotts, E.L., Lichtenstein, P., Reiss, D., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2011). A genetically informed study of associations between family functioning and child psychosocial adjustment. Developmental Psychology, 47(3), 707-725. PMCID: PMC3086974.