Publications

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2017). Measurement errror correction of genome-wide polygenic scores in prediction samples. bioRχiv. Link (to preprint)

Harden, K. P., Mann, F. D., Grotzinger, A. Patterson, M. W., Steinberg, L, Tackett, J. L., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (in press). Developmental differences in reward sensitivity and sensation seeking in adolescence: Testing sex-specific associations with gonadal hormones and pubertal development. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (in press). How do individual experiences aggregate to shape personality development? [Comment] European Journal of Personality. PDF

Mann, F. D., Tackett, J. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (in press). Callous-unemotional traits moderate genetic and environmental influences on rule-breaking and aggression: Evidence for gene × trait interaction. Clinical Psychological Science.

Mann, F. D., Paul, S. Tackett, J. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (in press). Personality risk for antisocial behavior: Testing the intersections between callous-unemotional traits, sensation seeking, and impulse control in adolescence. Development and Psychopathology. PDF

Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Cox, S. R., Dickie, D. A., Hernández, M. C. V. Corley, J., Royle, N. A., Redmond, P., Maniega, S. M., Pattie, A., Aribisala, B. S., Taylor, A. M., Clarke, T. K., Gow, A. J., Starr, J. M., Bastin, M. E., Wardlaw, J. M. & Deary, I. J. (in press). Risk and protective factors for structural brain aging in the eighth decade of life. Brain Structure and Function. Link (Open Access)

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Briley, D. A. (in press). Theoretical concepts in the genetics of personality development. To appear in Dan P. McAdams, Rebecca L. Shiner, and Jennifer L. Tackett (Eds.) Handbook of Personality Development. Guildford. PDF

Sheehan, C. M., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (in press). Gendered expectations distort male-female differences in instrumental activities of daily living in later adulthood. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. PDF

Patterson, M. W., Cheung, A. K., Mann, F. D., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (in press). Multivariate analysis of genetic and environmental influences on parenting in adolescence. Journal of Family Psychology. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (in press). Theoretical concepts in the genetics of expertise. In D. Z. Hambrick, G. Campitelli, & B. Macnamara (Editors), The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill. Routledge. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (in press). A behavioral genetic perspective on noncognitive factors and academic achievement. In S. Bouregy, E. Grigorenko, S. Latham, & M. Tan (Editors), Current Perspectives in Psychology: Genetics, Ethics and Education. Cambridge University Press. PDF

Little, C. W., Hart, S. A., Quinn, J. M., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Taylor, J., & Schatschneider, C. (2017). Exploring the co-development of reading fluency and reading comprehension: A twin study. Child Development, 88, 934-945. PDF

Harden, K. P., Kretsch, N., Mann, F. D., Herzhoff, K., Tackett, J. L., Steinberg, L., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2017). Beyond dual systems: A genetically-informed, latent factor model of behavioral and self-report measures related to adolescent risk-taking. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 221-234. Link (Open Access)

Yan, N., Benner, A., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2017). Mothers’ early depressive symptoms and preschoolers’ behavioral problems: The moderating role of genetic influences. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 48, 434-443. PDF

Younger, J. W., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Booth, J. R. (2017). Longitudinal changes in reading network connectivity related to skill improvement. NeuroImage, 158, 90-98. PDF

Engelhardt, L. E, Roe, M. A., Juranek, J., DeMaster, D., Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Church, J. A. (2017). Children’s head motion during fMRI tasks is heritable and stable over time. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 58-68. Link (Open Access)

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Grotzinger, A. D., Briley, D. A., Engelhardt, L. E., Mann, F. D., Patterson, M., Kirschbaum, C., Adam, E. Church, J. A., Tackett, J. L., & Harden, K. P. (2017). Genetic influences on hormonal markers of chronic hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal function in human hair. Psychological Medicine, 47, 1398-1401. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2017). Motivational factors as mechanisms of gene-environment transactions in cognitive development and academic achievement. In A. Elliot, C. Dweck, & D. Yeager (Editors), Handbook of Competence and Motivation, 2nd Edition: Theory and Application. Guildford Press. PDF

Briley, D. A. & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2017). Comparing the developmental genetics of cognition and personality over the life span. (Special Issue: The new look of behavior genetics in social inequality: Gene-environment interplay in life chances). Journal of Personality, 85, 51-64. PDF

Mann, F. D., Engelhardt, L. E., Briley, D. A., Grotzinger, A. D., Patterson, M. W., Tackett, J. L., Statham, D. J., Heath, A., Lynskey, M. T., Slutske, W., Martin, N. G., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2017). Sensation seeking and impulsive traits as personality endophenotypes for antisocial behavior: Evidence from two independent samples. Personality and Individual Differences, 105, 30-39. PDF

Cox, S. R., Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Liewald, D. C., Hagenaars, S. P., Davies, G., Wardlaw, J. M., Gale, C. G., Bastin, M. E., & Deary, I. J. (2016). Ageing and brain white matter structure in 3,513 UK Biobank participants. Nature Communications, 7, 1-13. Link (Open Access)

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Briley, D. A., Engelhardt, L. E., Mann, F. D. & Harden, K. P. (2016). Genetically-mediated associations between measures of childhood character and academic achievement. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, 790-815. PDF

Engelhardt, L. E., Mann, F. D., Briley, D. A, Church, J. A., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2016). Strong genetic overlap between executive functions and intelligence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 1141-1159. PDF

Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Cox, S. R., Corley, J., Dykiert, D., Redmond, P., Pattie, A., Taylor, A., Sibbett, R., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2016). Predictors of ageing-related decline across multiple cognitive functions. Intelligence, 59, 115-126. Link (Open Access)

Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2016). Do cognitive and physical functions age in concert from age 70 to 76? Evidence from the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 19, 1-12. Link (Open Access)

Silventoinen, K. et al. [Consortium]. (2016). Genetic and environmental effects on body mass index from infancy to the onset of adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts participating in the CODATwins study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 104, 371-379PDF

Jelenkovic, A. et al. [CODA Consortium]. (2016). Genetic and environmental influences on height from infancy to early adulthood: An individual-based pooled analysis of 45 twin cohorts. Scientific Reports, 6. PDF

Mann, F. D., Patterson, M. W., Grotzinger, A. D., Kretsch, N., Tackett, J. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2016). Sensation seeking, peer deviance, and genetic influences on adolescent delinquency: Evidence for person-environment correlation and interaction. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125, 679-691.

Cheung, A. K, Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2016). Multivariate behavioral genetic analysis of parenting in early childhood. Parenting: Science and Practice, 16, 257-283. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Bates, T. C. (2016). Large cross-national differences in gene × socioeconomic status interaction on intelligence. Psychological Science, 27, 138-149. [Both authors contributed equally to this article] PDF

Harden, K. P., Patterson, M. W., Briley, D. A., Engelhardt, L. E., Kretsch, N., Mann, F. D., Tackett, J.,& Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). Developmental changes in genetic and environmental influences on rule-breaking and aggression: Age and pubertal development. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 1370-1379. PDF

Mann, F. D., Briley, D. A., Tackett, J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2015). A behavior genetic analysis of callous-unemotional traits and Big Five personality in adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124, 982-993. PDF

Briley, D. A., Bates, T. C., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M.  (2015). Nonparametric estimates of gene × environment interaction using local structural equation modeling. Behavior Genetics 45, 581-596. PDF Supplement Recipient of Fulker Award for best paper published in Behavior Genetics in 2015.

Cheung, A. K., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). From specialist to generalist: Developmental transformations in the genetic structure of early child abilities. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, 566-533. PDF

Jelenkovic, A. et al. [Consortium]. (2015). Zygosity differences in height and relative weight of twins from infancy to old age: A study of the CODAtwins project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 18, 557-570.

Silventoinen, K. et al. [Consortium]. (2015) The CODAtwins project: The cohort description of Collaborative project of Development of Anthropometrical measures in Twins to study macro-environmental variation in genetic and environmental effects on anthropometric traits. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 18, 348-360. PDF

Ritchie, S. J., Bastin, M., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Maniega, S. M., Engelhardt, L. E., Cox, S., Royle, N. A., Gow, A. J., Corley, J, Pattie, A., Taylor, A., Hernandez, M. V., Starr, J. M., Wardlaw, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2015). Coupled changes in brain white matter microstructure and fluid intelligence in later life. Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 8672-8682. [The first three authors contributed equally to this article] PDF

Engelhardt, L., Briley, D. A., Mann, F. D., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). Genes unite executive functions in childhood. Psychological Science, 26, 1151-1163. PDF

Mann, F. D., Kretsch, N., Tackett, J., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). Person × environment interactions in adolescent delinquency: Sensation seeking, peer deviance, and parental monitoring. Personality and Individual Differences, 76, 129-134. PDF

Hambrick. D. Z., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). The genetics of music accomplishment: Evidence for gene-environment interaction and correlation. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 22, 112-120. PDF Coverage by Scientific American

Briley, D. A., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2015). Genotype × cohort interaction on completed fertility and age at first birth. Behavior Genetics, 45, 71-83PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Cheung, A. K., & Briley, D. A. (2014). Gross domestic product, science Interest, and science achievement: A person × nation interaction. Psychological Science, 25, 2047-2057. PDF

Briley, D. A., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Child characteristics and parental educational expectations: Evidence for transmission with transaction. Developmental Psychology, 50, 2614-2632. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Briley, D. A. (2014). Continuity of genetic and environmental influences on cognition across the life span: A meta-analysis of longitudinal twin and adoption studies. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 949-979PDF

Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Deary, I. J. (2014). A strong link between speed of visual discrimination and cognitive ageing. Current Biology, 24, R681-R683. PDF Supplement Coverage by BBC

Cheung, A. K., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Gene × environment interactions in early externalizing behaviors: Parental emotional support and socioeconomic context as moderators of genetic influences? Behavior Genetics, 44, 468-486. PDF

Briley, D. A., & Tucker-Drob, E. M.  (2014). Genetic and environmental continuity in personality development: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1303-1331PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Briley, D. A., Starr, J. M., & Deary, I. J. (2014). Structure and correlates of cognitive aging in a narrow age cohort. Psychology and Aging, 29,236-249. PDF

Harden, K. P., Kretsch, N., Tackett, J. L., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on testosterone levels in adolescents: Evidence for sex differences. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 1278-1289. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Reynolds, C., Finkel, D., & Pedersen, N. L. (2014). Shared and unique genetic and environmental influences on aging-related changes in multiple cognitive abilities. Developmental Psychology, 152-166. PDF

Tackett, J., Kushner, S. C., Josephs, R. A., Harden, K. P., Page-Gould, E., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Cortisol reactivity and recovery in the context of adolescent personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 28, 25-39. PDF

Briley, D. A., Domiteaux, M., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2014). Achievement-relevant personality: Relations with the Big Five and validation of an efficient instrument. Learning and Individual Differences, 32, 26-39. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2013). How many pathways underlie socioeconomic differences in the development of cognition and achievement? Learning and Individual Differences, 25, 12-20. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2013). Gene-by-preschool interaction on the development of early externalizing problems. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54, 77-85. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Briley, D. A., & Harden, K. P. (2013). Genetic and environmental influences on cognition across development and context. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22, 349-355. PDF

Harden, K. P., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Tackett, J. L. (2013). The Texas Twin Project. Twin Research and Human Genetics [Special Issue: Twin registers as a global resource for genetic research: An update], 16, 385-390. PDF

Briley, D. A., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2013). Explaining the increasing heritability of cognition over development: A meta-analysis of longitudinal twin and adoption studies. Psychological Science, 24, 1704-1713. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2012). Preschools reduce early academic achievement gaps: A longitudinal twin approach. Psychological Science, 23, 310-319. PDF Coverage by Wired.com

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2012). Intellectual interest mediates gene-by-socioeconomic status interaction on adolescent academic achievement. Child Development, 83, 743-757PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2012). Early childhood cognitive development and parental cognitive stimulation: Evidence for reciprocal gene-environment transactions. Developmental Science, 15, 250-259PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Harden, K. P. (2012). Learning motivation mediates gene-by-socioeconomic status interaction on early mathematics achievement. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 37-45. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Briley, D. A. (2012). Socioeconomic status modifies interest-knowledge associations among adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 9-15. PDF

Rhemtulla, M., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2012). Gene-by-socioeconomic status interaction on school readiness. Behavior Genetics, 42, 549-558. PDF Mplus Scripts for Power Analysis: A B

Harden, K. P., Quinn, P. D., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2012). Genetically influenced changes in sensation seeking drive the rise of delinquent behavior in adolescence. Developmental Science, 15, 150-163PDF

Briley, D. A., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2012). Broad bandwidth or high fidelity? Evidence from the structure of genetic and environmental effects on the facets of the five factor model. Behavior Genetics, 42, 743-763. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2011). Neurocognitive functions and everyday functions change together in old age. Neuropsychology, 25, 368-377. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M.  (2011). Individual differences methods for randomized experiments. Psychological Methods, 16, 298-318. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2011). Global and domain-specific changes in cognition throughout adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 47, 331-343. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Salthouse, T. A. (2011). Individual differences in cognitive aging. In Chamorro-Premuzic, T., von Stumm, S., & Furnham, A., (Eds.) The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences, First Edition (pp. 242-267).London: Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Rhemtulla, M., Harden, K. P., Turkheimer, E., & Fask, D. (2011). Emergence of a gene-by-socioeconomic status interaction on infant mental ability between 10 months and 2 years. Psychological Science, 22, 125-133. PDF Coverage by Wall Street Journal Editors’ Choice at Science

Rhemtulla, M., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2011). Correlated longitudinal changes across linguistic, achievement, and psychomotor domains in early childhood: Evidence for a global dimension of development. Developmental Science, 14,1245-1254. PDF

Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2011). Individual differences in the development of sensation seeking and impulsivity during adolescence: Further evidence for a dual systems model. Developmental Psychology, 47, 739-746PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2009). Differentiation of cognitive abilities across the life span. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1097-1118. PDF Supplement

Tucker-Drob, E. M. & Salthouse, T. A. (2009). Confirmatory factor analysis and multidimensional scaling for construct validation of cognitive abilities. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33, 277-285. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Johnson, K. E., & Jones, R. N. (2009). The cognitive reserve hypothesis: A longitudinal examination of age-associated declines in reasoning and processing speed. Developmental Psychology, 45, 431-446. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., Harden, K. P., & Turkheimer, E. (2009). Combining nonlinear biometric and psychometric models of cognitive abilities. Behavior Genetics, 39,461-471. PDF Mplus Scripts for Simulation Study: A B

Gerstorf, D., Siedlecki, K. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Salthouse, T. A. (2009). Within-person variability in state anxiety across adulthood: Magnitude and associations with between-person characteristics. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33, 55-64. PDF

Salthouse, T. A., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2008). Implications of short-term retest effects for the interpretation of longitudinal change. Neuropsychology, 22, 800-811. PDF

Salthouse, T. A., Pink, J. E., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2008). Contextual analysis of fluid intelligence. Intelligence, 36, 464-486. PDF

Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Salthouse, T. A. (2008). Adult age trends in the relations among cognitive abilities. Psychology and Aging, 23, 453-460. PDF

Siedlecki, K. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Oishi, S., & Salthouse, T. A. (2008).  Life satisfaction across adulthood: Different determinants at different ages? Journal of Positive Psychology, 3, 153-164. PDF

Gerstorf, D., Siedlecki, K. L., Tucker-Drob, E. M., & Salthouse, T. A. (2008). Executive dysfunctions across adulthood: Measurement properties and correlates of the DEX self-report questionnaire. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 1-22. PDF

Zhang, Z., Davis, H. P., Salthouse, T. A., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2007). Correlates of individual and age-related differences in short term learning.Learning and Individual Differences, 17, 231-240. PDF