Jennifer M Nelson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

  • 629 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20092019
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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 629 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 1 Review article
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2018
Executive Function
Aptitude
Longitudinal Studies
Sleep
Short-Term Memory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Preschool Executive Control and Internalizing Symptoms in Elementary School

Nelson, T. D., Kidwell, K. M., Nelson, J. M., Tomaso, C. C., Hankey, M. & Espy, K. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 46, 7, p. 1509-1520 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Anxiety
Depression
Psychopathology
Self Report
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Longitudinal Study of Maternal and Child Internalizing Symptoms Predicting Early Adolescent Emotional Eating

Kidwell, K. M., Nelson, T. D., Nelson, J. M. & Espy, K. A., 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 42, 4, p. 445-456 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
Eating
Mothers
Psychopathology
Anxiety
1 Citation (Scopus)
Executive Function
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Sleep
Impulsive Behavior
Structural Models
7 Citations (Scopus)

Executive Control Goes to School: Implications of Preschool Executive Performance for Observed Elementary Classroom Learning Engagement

Nelson, T. D., Nelson, J. M., James, T. D., Clark, C. A. C., Kidwell, K. M. & Espy, K. A., Mar 30 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Learning
classroom
school
learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Weight status as a mediator of the association between preschool extraversion and adolescent restrained eating

Hankey, M., Kidwell, K. M., Nelson, J. M., Espy, K. A. & Nelson, T. D., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 42, 8, p. 882-891 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Weights and Measures
Temperament
Feeding Behavior
Longitudinal Studies
2016
Athletes
Sports Medicine
Aptitude
Neuropsychological Tests
Confidentiality
3 Citations (Scopus)

Early executive control and risk for overweight and obesity in elementary school

Nelson, T. D., James, T. D., Hankey, M., Nelson, J. M., Lundahl, A. & Espy, K. A., May 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Child Neuropsychology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Body Mass Index
Pediatric Obesity
7 Citations (Scopus)

I. EXECUTIVE CONTROL IN EARLY CHILDHOOD

Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N., Nelson, J. M., James, T. D., Garza, J. P., Choi, H. J. & Espy, K. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 81, 4, p. 7-29 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Aptitude
Task Performance and Analysis
Gift Giving
Visual Perception
5 Citations (Scopus)

III. DISTINGUISHING EXECUTIVE CONTROL FROM OVERLAPPING FOUNDATIONAL COGNITIVE ABILITIES DURING THE PRESCHOOL PERIOD

Nelson, J. M., James, T. D., Choi, H. J., Clark, C. A. C., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 81, 4, p. 47-68 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Executive Function
2 Citations (Scopus)

Preschool Executive Control and Sleep Problems in Early Adolescence

Nelson, T. D., Kidwell, K. M., Hankey, M., Nelson, J. M. & Espy, K. A., Oct 9 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Behavioral Sleep Medicine. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Sleep
Aptitude
Lunch
Poverty
3 Citations (Scopus)
Aptitude
Executive Function

VI. EXECUTIVE CONTROL IN PRESCHOOLERS: NEW MODELS, NEW RESULTS, NEW IMPLICATIONS

Espy, K. A., Clark, C. A. C., Garza, J. P., Nelson, J. M., James, T. D. & Choi, H. J., Dec 1 2016, In : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 81, 4, p. 111-128 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

Preschool sleep problems and differential associations with specific aspects of executive control in early elementary school

Nelson, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Kidwell, K. M., James, T. D. & Espy, K. A., Apr 3 2015, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 40, 3, p. 167-180 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Sleep
Aptitude
Task Performance and Analysis
Short-Term Memory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sociodemographic risk and early environmental factors that contribute to resilience in executive control: A factor mixture model of 3-year-olds

Nelson, J. M., Choi, H. J., Clark, C. A. C., James, T. D., Fang, H., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., May 4 2015, In : Child Neuropsychology. 21, 3, p. 354-378 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Social Support
Language
Learning
Control Groups
2014
18 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of reactive and proactive control to children's working memory performance: Insight from item recall durations in response sequence planning

Chevalier, N., James, T. D., Wiebe, S. A., Nelson, J. M. & Espy, K. A., 2014, In : Developmental Psychology. 50, 7, p. 1999-2008 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short-Term Memory
planning
performance
preschool age
Aptitude
19 Citations (Scopus)

Gaining control: Changing relations between executive control and processing speed and their relevance for mathematics achievement over course of the preschool period

Clark, C. A. C., Nelson, J. M., Garza, J., Sheffield, T. D., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, FEB, Article 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics
Executive Function
Task Performance and Analysis
Individuality
Child Language
21 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of cognitive enhancement after training in preschoolers from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds

Segretin, M. S., Lipina, S. J., Hermida, M. J., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Espy, K. A. & Colombo, J. A., 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, MAR, Article 205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Conditions
Occupations
Education
Argentina
Child Development
2013
36 Citations (Scopus)

Charting early trajectories of executive control with the shape school

Clark, C. A. C., Sheffield, T. D., Chevalier, N., Nelson, J. M., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Aug 2013, In : Developmental Psychology. 49, 8, p. 1481-1493 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
school
flexibility
Learning
resources
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

Underpinnings of the costs of flexibility in preschool children: The roles of inhibition and working memory

Chevalier, N., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Clark, C. A. C., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Feb 1 2012, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 37, 2, p. 99-118 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Short-Term Memory
Costs and Cost Analysis
Inhibition (Psychology)
2011
268 Citations (Scopus)

The structure of executive function in 3-year-olds

Wiebe, S. A., Sheffield, T., Nelson, J. M., Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N. & Espy, K. A., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 108, 3, p. 436-452 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive Function
Short-Term Memory
Statistical Factor Analysis
77 Citations (Scopus)

Using confirmatory factor analysis to understand executive control in preschool children: Sources of variation in emergent mathematic achievement

Bull, R., Espy, K. A., Wiebe, S. A., Sheffield, T. D. & Nelson, J. M., Jul 2011, In : Developmental Science. 14, 4, p. 679-692 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics
Executive Function
Preschool Children
Statistical Factor Analysis
Social Environment
2010
10 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based practice and the culture of adolescence

Nelson, T. D. & Nelson, J. M., Aug 2010, In : Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 41, 4, p. 305-311 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Individuation
Technology
Therapeutics
21 Citations (Scopus)

Peer relations in the anxiety-depression link: Test of a mediation model

Biggs, B. K., Nelson, J. M. & Sampilo, M. L., Jul 2010, In : Anxiety, Stress and Coping. 23, 4, p. 431-447 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Crime Victims
Depression
Peer Group
Longitudinal Studies
2009
87 Citations (Scopus)

A cluster randomized controlled trial of child-focused psychiatric consultation and a school systems-focused intervention to reduce aggression

Fonagy, P., Twemlow, S. W., Vernberg, E. M., Nelson, J. M., Dill, E. J., Little, T. D. & Sargent, J. A., 2009, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 50, 5, p. 607-616 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Psychiatry
Aggression
Referral and Consultation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Crime Victims