Pamela E. Davis-Kean's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Nazroo, James, Meichu Chen, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, James S. Jackson, Afshin Zilanawala, Laia BÈcares, Yvonne Kelly, Lidia Panico, an, et al. Forthcoming. "Socioemotional wellbeing of mixed race/ethnicity children in the UK and US: Patterns and mechanisms." SSM - Population Health. DOI. Abstract.

Ahmed, Sammy F., Sandra Tang, Nicholas Waters, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2019. "Executive function and academic achievement: Longitudinal relations from early childhood to adolescence." Journal of educational psychology, 111(3): 446-458. DOI. Abstract.

Hofferth, Sandra, David S. Bickham, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Wei-Jun Jean Yeung. 2018. "Contributions of Research Based on the PSID Child Development Supplement." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 680(1): 97-131. DOI. Abstract.

Ellis, A., X. Hu, C.E. Smith, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Ioulia Kovelman. 2018. "Sharing as a model for understanding division." Neuroreport, 29(11): 889-893. DOI. Abstract.

Williams-Butler, Abigail, Joseph P. Ryan, Vonnie C. McLoyd, John E. Schulenberg, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2018. "Relational Permanence and Psychological well-being among African American Adolescents in Foster Care." Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27(10): 3277-3287. DOI. Abstract.

Olson, Sheryl L., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Meichu Chen, Jennifer E. Lansford, John E. Bates, Gregory S. Pettit, and Kenneth A. Dodge. 2018. "Mapping the Growth of Heterogeneous Forms of Externalizing Problem Behavior Between Early Childhood and Adolescence: A Comparison of Parent and Teacher Ratings." Journal of abnormal child psychology, 46(5): 935-950. DOI. Abstract.

Susperreguy, Maria Ines, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Kathryn Duckworth, and Meichu Chen. 2018. "Self-Concept Predicts Academic Achievement Across Levels of the Achievement Distribution: Domain Specificity for Math and Reading." Child development, 89(6): 2196-2214. DOI. Abstract.

Roach, Elizabeth, Gail B. Viechnicki, Lauren B. Retzloff, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Julie C. Lumeng, and Alison L. Miller. 2017. "Family food talk, child eating behavior, and maternal feeding practices." Appetite, 117(1): 40-50. DOI. Abstract.

Kramer, Michael R., Eric B. Schneider, Jennifer B. Kane, Claire Margerison-Zilko, Jessica Jones-Smith, Katherine E. King, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Joseph G. Grzywacz. 2017. "Getting Under the Skin: Children's Health Disparities as Embodiment of Social Class." Population Research and Policy Review, 48(5): 698-717. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Justin Jager. 2017. "From Small to Big: Methods for Incorporating Large Scale Data into Developmental Science." Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 82(2): 31-45. DOI. Abstract.

Williams, Abigail B., Joseph P. Ryan, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Vonnie C. McLoyd, and John E. Schulenberg. 2017. "The Discontinuity of Offending Among African American Youth in the Juvenile Justice System." Youth and Society, 49(5): 610-633. DOI. Abstract.

Trentacosta, C., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Colter Mitchell, L. Hyde, and D. Dolinoy. 2016. "Environmental Contaminants and Child Development." Child Development Perspectives, 10(4): 228-233. DOI. Abstract.

Susperreguy, M., and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2016. "Maternal math talk in the home and math skills in preschool children." Early Education and Development, 27(6): 841-857. DOI. Abstract.

Crosnoe, R., K. Purtell, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, A. Ansari, and A. Benner. 2016. "The selection of children from low-income families into preschool." Developmental psychology, 52(4): 599. PMCID: PMC4808386. DOI. Abstract.

Tang, Sandra, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Meichu Chen, and Holly R. Sexton. 2016. "Adolescent Pregnancy's Intergenerational Effects: Does an Adolescent Mother's Education Have Consequences for Her Children's Achievement?" Journal of Research on Adolescence, 26(1): 180-193. DOI. Abstract.

Susperreguy, Maria-Ines, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2015. "Socialization of maths in the home environment: using voice recordings to study maths talk." Estudios de Psicología: Studies in Psychology, 36(3): 643-655. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., J. Jager, and J. Maslowsky. 2015. "Answering Developmental Questions Using Secondary Data." Child Development Perspectives, 9(4): 256-261. PMCID: PMC4724430. DOI. Abstract.

Tang, Sandra, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2015. "The Association of Punitive Parenting Practices and Adolescent Achievement." Journal of Family Psychology, 29(6): 873-883. DOI. Abstract.

Watts, Tyler W., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Greg J. Duncan, Meichu Chen, Amy Claessens, Kathryn Duckworth, Mimi Engel, Robert Siegler, an, et al. 2015. "The Role of Mediators in the Development of Longitudinal Mathematics Achievement Associations." Child Development, 86(5): 1892-1907. PMCID: PMC4852708. DOI. Abstract.

Zilanawala, A., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, J. Nazroo, A. Sacker, S. Simonton, and Y. Kelly. 2015. "Race/ethnic disparities in early childhood BMI, obesity and overweight in the United Kingdom and United States." International Journal of Obesity, 39: 520-529. PMCID: PMC4356744. DOI. Abstract.

Watts, Tyler W., Greg J. Duncan, Robert S. Siegler, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2014. "What's Past Is Prologue: Relations Between Early Mathematics Knowledge and High School Achievement." Educational Researcher, 43(7): 352-360. PMCID: PMC4719158. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Justin Jager. 2014. "Trajectories of Achievement Within Race/Ethnicity: "Catching Up" in Achievement Across Time." Journal of Educational Research, 107(3): 197-208. DOI. Abstract.

Olson, Sheryl L., Arnold J. Sameroff, Jennifer E. Lansford, Holly Sexton, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, John E. Bates, Gregory S. Pettit, and Kenneth A. Dodge. 2013. "Deconstructing the externalizing spectrum: Growth patterns of overt aggression, covert aggression, oppositional behavior, impulsivity/inattention, and emotion dysregulation between school entry and early adolescence." Development and Psychopathology, 25(3): 817-842. PMCID: PMC3805118. DOI. Abstract.

Falk, Emily, Colter Mitchell, Jessica Faul, Kenneth M. Langa, Megan E. Patrick, Fabian T. Pfeffer, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, John E. Schulenberg, et al. 2013. "What is a representative brain? Neuroscience meets population science." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(44): 17615–17622. PMCID: PMC3816464. DOI. Abstract.

Siegler, Robert S., Greg J. Duncan, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, Kathryn Duckworth, Amy Claessens, Mimi Engel, Maria Ines Susperreguy, and Meichu Chen. 2012. "Early Predictors of High School Mathematics Achievement." Psychological Science, 23(7): 691-697. DOI. Abstract.

Gershoff, Elizabeth T., Jennifer E. Lansford, Holly R. Sexton, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Arnold J. Sameroff. 2012. "Longitudinal Links Between Spanking and Children's Externalizing Behaviors in a National Sample of White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian American Families." Child Development, 83(3): 838-843. DOI. Abstract.

Jager, Justin, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2011. "Same-sex Sexuality and Adolescent Psychological Well-being: The Influence of Sexual Orientation, Early Reports of Same-sex Attraction, and Gender." Self and Identity, 10(4): 417-444. DOI. Abstract.

Pettit, Gregory S., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Katherine Magnuson. 2009. "Educational Attainment in Developmental Perspective: Longitudinal Analyses of Continuity, Change, and Process." Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55(3): 217-223. Abstract.

Magnuson, Katherine A., Holly R. Sexton, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Aletha C. Huston. 2009. "Increases in Maternal Education and Young Children's Language Skills." Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55(3): 319-350. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Holly R. Sexton. 2009. "Race Differences in Parental Influences on Child Achievement: Multiple Pathways to Success." Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55(3): 285-318. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., Justin Jager, and W. Andrew Collins. 2009. "The Self in Action: An Emerging Link Between Self-Beliefs and Behaviors in Middle Childhood." Child Development Perspectives, 3(3): 184-188. DOI. Abstract.

Bates, John E., W.A. Collins, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, L.R. Huesmann, Justin Jager, and Jennifer E. Lansford. 2008. "Changes in the Relation of Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Behaviors Across Development." Child development, 79(5): 1257-1269.

Messersmith, E.E., J.L. Garrett, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, O. Malanchuk, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2008. "Career development from adolescence through emerging adulthood - Insights from information technology occupations." Journal of Adolescent Research, 23(2): 206-227. DOI. Abstract.

Taylor, Laramie D., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Oksana Malanchuk. 2007. "Self-esteem, academic self-concept, and aggression at school." Aggressive Behavior, 33(2): 130-136. DOI. Abstract.

Goldstein, S.E., O. Malanchuk, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2007. "Risk factors of sexual harassment by peers: A longitudinal investigation of African American and European American adolescents." Journal of Research on Adolescence, 17:285-300. DOI. Abstract.

Eccles, Jacquelynne S., S.D. Simpkins, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2006. "Math and Science Motivation: A Longitudinal Examination of the Links between Choices and Beliefs." Developmental Psychology, 42(1): 70-83. DOI. Abstract.

Simpkins, Sandra D., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2005. "Parents' Socializing Behavior and Children's Participation in Math, Science, and Computer Out-of-School Activities." Applied Developmental Science, 9(1): 14-30. DOI. Abstract.

Simpkins, Sandra D., and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2005. "The intersection between self-concepts and values: Links between beliefs and choices in high school." New directions for child and adolescent development, 2005(110): 31-47. DOI. Abstract.

Linver, Miriam R., and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2005. "The slippery slope: What predicts math grades in middle and high school?" New directions for child and adolescent development, 2005(110): 49-64. DOI. Abstract.

Eccles, Jacquelynne S., and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2005. "Influences of parents' education on their children's educational attainments: the role of parent and child perceptions." London Review of Education, 3(3): 191-204. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E. 2005. "The Influence of Parent Education and Family Income on Child Achievement: The Indirect Role of Parental Expectations and the Home Environment." Journal of Family Psychology, 19(2): 294-304. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Howard M. Sandler. 2001. "A Meta-Analysis of Measures of Self-Esteem for Young Children: A Framework for Future Measures." Child development, 72(3): 887-906.

Yeung, Wei-Jun Jean, John F. Sandberg, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Sandra Hofferth. 2001. "Children's time with fathers in intact families." Journal of Marriage and Family, 63(1): 136-154. Abstract.


Crosnoe, Robert, Aprile Benner, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2016. "Preschool Enrollment, Classroom Instruction, Elementary School Context, and the Reading Achievement of Children from Low-Income Families." In Family Environments, School Resources, and Educational Outcomes. Emerald Group Publishing.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Sandra Tang. 2015. "Parenting with Digital Devices." In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource edited by Robert A. Scott, Stephen M. Kosslyn, and Nancy Pinkerton. Wiley. DOI. Abstract.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., C. Mendoza, and Maria Ines Susperreguy. 2012. "Pathways to college: Latino youth and the transition to higher education." In Transitions across schools and cultures: Advances in motivation and achievement, Vol 17. edited by Karabenick, S. A., Urdan, T. C.. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E. 2011. "The use of large-scale data sets for the study of developmental science." In Handbook of developmental research methods edited by Laursen, Brett, Little, Todd, Card, Noel. New York: Guilford Press.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E. 2008. "Self-esteem." In Encyclopedia of Counseling. Vol 2.,Personal and Emotional Counseling edited by Leong, Fredrick T.. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.

Zarrett, N., O. Malanchuck, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2006. "Examining the gender gap in IT by race: Young adults' decisions to pursue an IT career." In Women and information technology: Research on the reasons for under-representation edited by Aspray, W., McGrath Cohoon, J.. Boston: MIT Press.

Wigfield, A., Jacquelynne S. Eccles, U. Schiefele, R. Roeser, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean. 2005. "Development of achievement motivation." In Handbook of child psychology. Volume 3, Social, emotional, and personality development edited by Eisenberg, Nancy, Damon, William, Lerner, Richard M.. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons.

Simpkins, Sandra D., J.A. Fredricks, Pamela E. Davis-Kean, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2005. "Healthy mind, healthy habits: The influence of activity involvement in middle childhood." In Middle childhood: Contexts of development edited by Huston, Aletha C., Ripke, Marka N.. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Jacobs, J., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, M. Bleeker, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, and O. Malanchuck. 2005. ""I can do it but I don't want to." The impact of parents, interests, and activities on gender differences in math." In Gender difference in mathematics edited by Gallagher, Ann, Kaufman, James. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2005. "Social executive functioning." In Preparing educators to involve families : from theory to practice edited by Weiss, Heather Bastow, Krieder, H., Lopez, M. E., Chatman, C. M.. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.

Davis-Kean, Pamela E., and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. 2005. "Influences and barriers to better parent-school collaborations." In School-family partnerships: Promoting the social, emotional, and academic growth of children edited by Patrikakou, Evanthia N., Weissberg, R. P., Manning, J., Walberg, H. J., Redding, S.. New York: Teachers College Press. Abstract.

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