References & Bibliography

References & Bibliography

The following citations refer to research cited in the users guide and to basic background documents on the assessments and other instruments used in the NLSY79 Child and Young Adult surveys. A comprehensive, annotated online bibliography of NLS research provides additional references for research using the child and young adult data.

Documents and reports listed below that are prepared by the Center for Human Resources Research are available on the Research/Technical Reports page.

Achenbach, Thomas M. and C. S. Edelbrock.  1983.  Manual for the Child Behavior Checklist and Revised Child Behavior Profile.  Burlington, Vermont: University of Vermont, Department of Psychology.

Baker, Paula C. and Frank L. Mott.  1995.  "Improving Data Quality Through CAPI: Evidence from the 1994 NLSY Child and Young Adult Data."  Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America, San Francisco.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Baker, Paula C., Canada K. Keck, Frank L. Mott, and Stephen V. Quinlan.  1993.  NLSY Child Handbook, Revised Edition: A Guide to the 1986-1990 NLSY Child Data.  Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University, Center for Human Resource Research.

Bates, J. E.  1980.  "The Concept of Difficult Temperament."  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly 26 (4): 299-319.

Baydar, Nazli and April Greek. 2001. "Externalizing and Internalizing Subscales of Behavior  Problems Index." Working Paper. Seattle: University of Washington, School of Nursing.

Baydar, Nazli.  1995.  "Reliability and Validity of Temperament Scales of the NLSY Child Assessments."  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 16: 339-370.

Baydar, Nazli, Patricia Hyle and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.  1997.  "A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of the Birth of a Sibling During Preschool and Early Grade School Years."  Journal of Marriage and the Family, 59 (4): 957-965.

Bee, H., K. Bernard, S. Eyres, C. Gray, M. Hammond, A. Spietz, C. Snyder, and B. Clark.  1982.  "Prediction of IQ and Language Skill from Perinatal Status, Child Performance, Family Characteristics, and Mother-Infant Interaction."  Child Development 53: 1134-1156.

Bradley, Robert H. and Bettye M. Caldwell.  1976.  "The Relation of Infant's Home Environments to Mental Test Performance at Fifty-Four Months: A Follow-up Study."  Child Development 47: 1172-1174.

Bradley, Robert H. and Bettye M. Caldwell.  1980.  "The Relation of Home Environment, Cognitive Competence, and IQ Among Males and Females."  Child Development 51: 1140-1148.

Bradley, Robert H. and Bettye M. Caldwell.  1984.  "The Relation of Infant's Home Environment to Achievement Test Performance in First Grade: A Follow-up Study."  Child Development 55: 803-809.

Bradley, Robert H., Bettye M. Caldwell, and R. Elardo.  1979.  "Home Environment and Cognition Development in the First Two Years: A Cross-Lagged Panel Analysis."  Developmental Psychology 15: 246-250.

Bradley, Robert H., Robert Flynn Corwyn, Margaret R. Burchinal, Harriet Pipes McAdoo, and Cynthia Garcia Coll. "The Home Environments of Children in the United States Part II: Relations with Behavioral Development through Age Thirteen."  Child Development 72 (November/December 2001): 1868-1886.

Bradley, Robert H., Robert Flynn Corwyn, Harriet Pipes McAdoo, and Cynthia Garcia Coll. "The Home Environments of Children in the United States Part I: Variations by Age, Ethnicity, and Poverty Status."  Child Development 72,6 (November-December 2001): 1844-1867.

Buchanan, C., Maccoby, E., and Dornbusch, S.  1991.  "Caught between Parents."  Child Development, 62, 1008-1029.

Buros Institute for Mental Measurements.  1992.  Mental Measurements Yearbook.  Lincoln, Nebraska.

Buros Institute for Mental Measurements.  1994.  Tests in Print.  Lincoln, Nebraska.

Caldwell, Bettye M. and Robert H. Bradley.  1984.  Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment.  Little Rock: University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Center for Child Development and Education.

Campos, Joseph J., K. Barrett, M. E. Lamb, H. H. Goldsmith, and C. Stenberg.  1983.  "Socioemotional Development."  In M. M. Haith and J. J. Campos (eds.), Handbook of Child Psychology, Volume 2; Infancy and Developmental Psychobiology, pp. 783-915.  New York: Wiley.

Carlson, Marcia Jeanne. "Family Structure, Father Involvement, and Adolescent Behavioral Outcomes." Journal of Marriage and Family 68,1 (February 2006): 137-154.

Center for Human Resource Research.  The NLSY79 Child Assessments: Selected Tables.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Center for Human Resource Research.  (updated periodically).  Research Using NLSY Data on Fertility, Child Care and Child Development: A Bibliography.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Center for Human Resource Research.  (updated bienially)  NLSY79 User's Guide.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Center for Human Resource Research.  2000.  NLSY79 1998 Child and Young Adult Data Users Guide.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Center for Human Resource Research.  1991.  "Maternal-Child Health Data From the NLSY: 1988 Tabulations and Summary Discussion," Columbus: The Ohio State University, CHRR NLS User Services.

Chase-Lansdale, P. Lindsay, and Gordon, Rachel A.  1996.  "Economic Hardship and the Development of Five- and Six-Year-Olds: Neighborhood and Regional Perspectives," Child Development 67,6 (December): 3338-3367.

Colder, Craig, Joshua A. Mott, and Arielle Berman.  2002.  "The Interactive Effects of Infant Activity Level and Fear on Growth Trajectories of Early Childhood Behavior Problems."  Development and Psychopathology, 14: 1-23.

Cooksey, Elizabeth C., Menaghan, Elizabeth G., Jekielek, Susan M.  1997.  "Life-Course Effects of Work and Family Circumstances on Children," Social Forces 76,2 (December): 637-665.

Dawson, Deborah A.  1991.  Family Structure and Children's Health: United States.  1988.  Vital and Health Statistics, Series 10: Data from the NHS, No. 178, Pub. Order No. DHHS (PHS) 91-1506, June.  U.S. NCHS, Hyattsville, Maryland.  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Denham, Susanne A., and Christine Burger.  1991.  "Observational Validation of Ratings of Preschoolers' Social Competence and Behavior Problems."  Child Study Journal 21(3): 185-201.

Dunn, Lloyd M., and Leota M. Dunn.  1981.  PPVT-R Revised Manual.  Circle Pines, Minnesota: American Guidance Service, Inc. 

Dunn, Lloyd M., and Frederick C. Markwardt Jr.  1970.  Peabody Individual Achievement Test Manual.  Circle Pines, Minnesota: American Guidance Service, Inc.

Dunn, Lloyd.M., Eligio R. Padilla, Delia E. Lugo, and Leota M. Dunn. 1986. TVIP: Test de Vocabulario en Im?nes Peabody. Circle Pines, Minnesota: American Guidance Service, Inc.

Elardo, Richard D., and Robert H. Bradley. 1981.  "The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) Scale: A Review of Research."  Developmental Review 1: 113-145.

Elardo, Richard D., Robert H. Bradley, and Bettye M. Caldwell.  1975.  "The Relation of an Infant's Home Environment to Mental Test Performance from Six to Thirty-Six Months."  Child Development 46: 71-76.

Fohl Bailey, Mary Elizabeth. Individual Differences in the Trajectories of Early Adolescent Development and in the Adjustment to the Transition of Adolescence. Ph.D. Dissertation, The Ohio State University, 1996.

Gortmaker, Steven, Jerome Kagan, Avshalom, and Phil Silva.  1997.  "Daylength During Pregancy and Shyness in Children: Results from Northern and Southern Hemispheres."  Developmental Psychobiology 31(2): 107-114.

Gosling, S. D., Rentfrow, P. J., & Swann, W. B., Jr. (2003). "A Very Brief Measure of the Big Five Personality Domains." Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 504-528.

Graham, P. J., and M. L. Rutter.  1968.  "The Reliability and Validity of the Psychiatric Assessment of the Child, II.  Interview with the Parent."  British Journal of Psychiatry 114: 581-592.

Guttmannova, Katarina, Jason M. Szanyi and Philip W. Cali. "Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Problem Scores: Cross-Ethnic and Longitudinal Measurement Invariance of the Behavior Problem Index." Educational and Psychological Measurement 68,4 (August 2008): 676-694.

Harter, Susan.  1982.  "The Perceived Competence Scale for Children."  Child Development 53: 87-97.

Harter, Susan.  1985.  Manual for the Self-Perception Profile for Children.  Denver, Colorado: University of Denver.

Harter, Susan.  1990.  "Causes, Correlates, and the Functional Role of Global Self-Worth: A Lifespan Perspective."  In, R. Sternberg and J. Kolligan, eds., Competence Considered.  New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. 67-97.

Hediger, Mary L., Mary D. Overpeck, W. June Ruan, and James F. Troendle.  2002.  "Birthweight and Gestational Age Effects on Motor and Social Development."  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2002, 16, 33-46.

Hubert, N. C., T. D. Wachs, P. Peters-Martin, and M. J. Gandour.  1982.  "The Study of Early Temperament: Measurement and Conceptual Issues."  Child Development 53: 571-600.

Kagan, Jerome.  1981.  The Second Year: The Emergence of Self Awareness.  Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Kaufman, A. S.  1982.  "An Integrated Review of Almost a Decade of Research on the McCarthy Scales."  In T. Kratochwill (ed.), Advances in School Psychology, Vol. II.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Kellam, S. K., J. D. Branch, K. C. Agrawal, and M. E. Ensminger.  1975.  Mental Health and Going to School: The Woodlawn Program of Assessment, Early Intervention, and Evaluation.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Kim, Hyoshin, Nazli Baydar and April Greek. 2003. "Testing Conditions Influence the Race Gap in Cognition and Achievement Estimated by Household Survey Data." Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 23,5 (January): 567-582.

Kogan, Michael D., Mary D. Overpeck, and Lois A. Fingerhut.  1995.  "Medically Attended Nonfatal Injuries Among Preschool-Age Children: National Estimates."  American Journal of Preventative Medicine 11(2): 99-104.

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Jackson, N. and M. Meyers.  1982.  "Letter Naming, Time, Digit Span, and Precocious Reading Achievement."  Intelligence 6: 311-329.

Lamb, Michael E., S. Gam, and M. Keating.  1982.  "Correlations between Sociability and Motor Performance Scores in Eight-Month Olds."  Infant Behavior and Development 5: 97-101.

Lerner, J.V., and R.M. Lerner.  1983.  "Temperament and Adaptation across Life:  Theoretical and Empirical Issues."  In P.B. Baltes and O.G. Brin, Jr., eds.  Life-Span Development and Behavior, Vol. 5, 197-231.  New York:  Academic Press.

Mandara, Jelani, Fatima Varner, Nereira Greene and Scott Richman. "Intergenerational Family Predictors of the Black–White Achievement Gap." Journal of Educational Psychology 101,4 (November 2009): 867-878.

McCarthy D.  1972.  Manual for the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities.  Cleveland: The Psychological Corporation; San Antonio: Harcourt Assessment, Inc.

McCarty, Carolyn A., Frederick J. Zimmerman, David L. Digiuseppe and Dimitri A. Christakis. "Parental Emotional Support and Subsequent Internalizing and Externalizing Problems Among Children." Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 26,4 (August 2005):267-275.

McLeod, Jane D., and Edwards, Kevan.  1995.  "Contextual Determinants of Children's Responses to Poverty Social Forces 73, 4 (June 1995): 1487-1516.

McLeod, Jane D., and Shanahan, Michael J.  1993.  "Poverty, Parenting, and Children's Mental Health."  American Sociological Review 58, 3 (June 1993): 351-366.

Menaghan, Elizabeth G., Lori Kowaleski-Jones, and Frank L. Mott.  1997.  "The Intergenerational Costs of Parental Social Stressors: Academic and Social Difficulties in Early Adolescence for Children of Young Mothers."  Journal of Health and Social Behavior 38 (March): 72-86.

Mitchell, James V. Jr.  1985.  "Tests in Print."  In J. V. Mitchell Jr. (ed.), The Ninth Mental Measurements Yearbook.  Lincoln, Nebraska: The University of Nebraska Press.

Mott, Frank L.  1998.  Patterning of Child Assessment Completion Rates in the NLSY: 1986-1996.  Columbus: The Ohio State University, Center for Human Resource Research.

Mott, Frank L.  2004. "The Utility of the HOME Scale for Child Development Research in a Large National Longitudinal Survey: The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979 Cohort." Parenting: Science and Practice, V.4, Nos. 2-3: 261-273.

Mott, Frank L., Paula C. Baker, David E. Ball, Canada K. Keck, and Steven M. Lenhart.  1995.  The NLSY Children 1992: Description and Evaluation.  Revised March 1998.  Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University, Center for Human Resource Research.

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Parcel, Toby, and Elizabeth C. Menaghan.  1988.  "Measuring Behavioral Problems in a Large Cross-Sectional Survey: Reliability and Validity for Children of the NLS Youth."  Columbus: The Ohio State University, Department of Sociology.

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