Publications

Lucas-Thompson, R. & Clarke-Stewart, K.A. (2007). Forecasting friendship: The links from marital quality, maternal mood, and attachment security to children’s peer relationships. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 28, 499-514.


Goldberg, W.A. Prause, J.A., Lucas-Thompson, R., & Himsel, A.J. (2008). Maternal employment and children’s achievement in context: A meta-analysis of four decades of research. Psychological Bulletin, 134, 77-108. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.134.1.77


Goldberg, W.A. & Lucas-Thompson, R. (2008). Maternal (paternal) employment, effects of. In M.M. Haith & J.B. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development (Vol 2, pp. 268-279). Academic Press: San Diego.

Reprinted in M.M. Haith & J.B. Benson (Eds). Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.


Lucas-Thompson, R., Townsend, E.L., Gunnar, M.R., Georgieff, M.K., Guiang, S.F., Ciffuentes, R.F., Lussky, R.C., & Davis, E.P. (2008). Developmental changes in the responses of preterm infants to a painful stressor. Infant Behavior and Development, 31, 614-623.


Lucas-Thompson, R., Goldberg, W.A., Germo, G., Keller, M., Davis, E.P., & Sandman, C.A. (2009). Sleep arrangements and night waking at 6 and 12 months in relation to infants' stress-induced cortisol responses. Infant and Child Development, 18, 521-544. doi:10. 1002/icd.636


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., Goldberg, W.A., & Prause, J.A. (2010). Maternal work early in the lives of children and its distal associations with achievement and behavior problems: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 915-942. doi:10.1037/a0020875


Holman, E.A., Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & *Liu, T. (2011). Social constraints, genetic vulnerability, and mental health following collective stress. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 497-505. doi: 10.1002/jts.20671


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & Goldberg, W.A. (2011). Family relationships and children's stress responses. Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 40, 243-299.


*Wenzel, A.J., & Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (2012). Authenticity in college-aged males and females, how close others are perceived, and mental health outcomes. Sex Roles, 67, 334–350.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (2012). Associations of marital conflict with emotional and physiological stress: Evidence for different patterns of dysregulation. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 22, 704–721.


Goldberg, W.A., Lucas-Thompson, R.G., Germo, G., Keller, M., Davis, E.P., & Sandman, C.A. (2013). Eye of the beholder? Maternal characteristics and infant sleep quality. Social Science & Medicine, 79, 101-108.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & Holman, E.A. (2013). Environmental stress, oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) polymorphism, and mental health following collective stress. Hormones & Behavior, 63, 615-624.


Clarke-Stewart, K., Lucas-Thompson, R.G., Weaver, J.L., & Karsh, A. (2013). Classroom level effects of children’s prior participation in child care. Educational Research and Reviews, 8, 653-662.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G. & Goldberg, W.A. (2013). Maternal employment and children’s achievement. In J. Hattie & E.M. Anderson (Eds.), International Guide to Student Achievement (pp. 104-106). New York: Routledge.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & +Hostinar, C. (2013). Family income and appraisals of parental conflict as predictors of psychological adjustment and diurnal cortisol in emerging adulthood. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 784-794.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (2014). Relationship quality with parents, stressful life events, and cortisol production in emerging adulthood. Emerging Adulthood, 2, 92-104.


Graham, D.J., Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & O’Donnell, M.*. (2014). Jump In! An investigation of school physical activity climate, and a pilot study assessing the acceptability and feasibility of a novel tool to increase activity during learning. Frontiers in Public Health, 2. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00058


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & Granger, D.A. (2014). Parent-child relationship quality moderates the link between marital conflict and adolescents’ physiological responses to social evaluative threat. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 538-548. doi: 10.1037/a0037328


Goldberg, W.A., & Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (2014). College women miss the mark when estimating the impact of full-time maternal employment on children’s achievement and behavior. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 38, 490-502.


Zvonkovic, A.*, & Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (accepted for publication). Refuting the myth of the "violent schizophrenic": Assessing an educational intervention to reduce schizophrenia stigmatization using self-report and an Implicit Association Test. Social Work in Mental Health.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., & Goldberg, W.A. (in press). Gender ideology and work–family plans of the next generation. In M. Mills (Ed.), Gender and the Work-Family Experience (pp. 1-17). Springer International.


Lucas-Thompson, R.G., Lunkenheimer, E.S., & Dumitrache, A.+. (accepted for publication). Associations between marital conflict and adolescent conflict appraisals, stress physiology, and mental health. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.


Lunkenheimer, E.S., Tiberio, S.S., Buss, K.A.,* Lucas-Thompson, R.G., Boker, S.M., Timpe, Z.C.* (accepted for publication). Coregulation of respiratory sinus arrhythmia between parents and preschoolers: Differences by child externalizing problems. Developmental Psychobiology.