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The Laboratory Of Adult Development studies adults and the ways their emotional well-being, physical health and interpersonal functioning are affected by earlier life experiences.
Waldinger, R. J., Cohen, S., Schulz, M. S., & Crowell, J. A. (2014). Security of attachment to spouses in late life concurrent and prospective links with cognitive and emotional well-being. Clinical Psychological Science, 2167702614541261.
Landes, S. D., Ardelt, M., Vaillant, G. E., & Waldinger, R. J. (2014). Childhood adversity, midlife generativity, and later life well-being. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, gbu055.
Vaillant, G. E., Okereke, O. I., Mukamal, K., & Waldinger, R. J. (2014). Antecedents of intact cognition and dementia at age 90 years: A prospective study. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 29(12), 1278-1285.
Malone, JC, Cohen, S, Liu, SR, Vaillant, GE, & Waldinger, RJ. (2013). Adaptive midlife defense mechanisms and late-life health. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 85-89.
Maneta EK, Cohen S, Schulz MS, Waldinger, RJ (2012) Links between childhood physical abuse and intimate partner aggression: The mediating role of anger expression. Violence and Victims, 27:315-328.
Settersten RA, Day J, Elder GH, Waldinger, RJ. (2012) "Men’s Appraisals of Their Military Experiences in World War II: A 40-Year Perspective." Research in Human Development, 9:248-271. DOI: 10.1080/ 15427609.2012.705558.
Liu L, Cohen S, Schulz MS, (2011) 'Sources of somatization: Exploring the roles of insecurity in relationships and styles of anger experience and expression.' Social Science & Medicine, 73:1436-1443. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed. PMID 21907475.
Waldinger, RJ., Kensinger, EA., and Schulz, MS., (2011) “Neural activity, neural connectivity, and the processing of emotionally valenced information in older adults: links with life satisfaction.” Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 11:3, 426-436.
Pergakis, MB., Hasan, NS., Heller, NR., and Waldinger, RJ.(2010) “Octogenarian Reports of Lifetime Spiritual Experiences: Types of Experience and Early Life Predictors.” Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 22: 3, 220-238.
Waldinger, RJ., and Schulz, MS., (2010) “Facing the Music or Burying Our Heads in the Sand?: Adaptive Emotion Regulation in Midlife and Late Life.” Research in Human Development, 7: 4, 292-306.
Waldinger, RJ., and Schulz, MS. (2010) “What’s Love Got to Do With It? Social Functioning, Perceived Health, and Daily Happiness in Married Octogenarians.” Psychology and Aging, 25:2, 422-431.
Waldinger, RJ., Vaillant, GE., and Orav, EJ. (2007) “Childhood Sibling Relationships as a Predictor of Major Depression in Adulthood: A 30-Year Prospective Study.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 164:6, 949-954
Waldinger, RJ., and Schulz, MS. (2006) “Linking Hearts and Minds in Couple Interactions: Intentions, Attributions, and Overriding Sentiments.” Journal of Family Psychology, 20: 3, 494-504.
Vaillant, GE., DiRago, AC., and Mukamal, K. (2006) "Natural History of Male Psychological Health XV: Retirement Satisfaction." American Journal of Psychiatry, 163, 682-688.
Waldinger, RJ., Schulz, MS., Barsky, AJ., and Ahern, DK. (2006) "Mapping the Road From Childhood Trauma to Adult Somatization: The Role of Attachment." Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 129-35.
Schulz, MS., and Waldinger, RJ. (2005) "The Value of Pooling 'Naive' Expertise." American Psychologist, 60(6), 656-662.
Schulz, MS., Waldinger, RJ., Hauser, ST., and Allen, JP. (2005) "Adolescents' behavior in the presence of interparental hostility: Developmental and emotion regulatory influences." Development and Psychopathology, 17, 489-507.
Waldinger, RJ., Schulz, MS., Hauser, ST., Allen, JP., and Crowell, JA. (2004) "Reading Others' Emotions: The Role of Intuitive Judgments in Predicting Marital Satisfaction, Quality, and Stability." Journal of Family Psychology 18(1), 58—71.
Vaillant, GE. (2003) "A 60-year follow-up of alcoholic men." Addiction, 98, 1043-1051.
Vaillant, GE. (2003) "Mental Health." American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1373-1384.
Waldinger, RJ., Seidman, EL., Gerber, AJ., Liem, JH., Allen, JP., and Hauser, ST. (2003) "Attachment and Core Relationship Themes: Wishes for Autonomy and Closeness in the Narratives of Securely and Insecurely Attached Adults." Psychotheraphy Research 13(1), 77-98.
Waldinger, RJ., Toth, SL., and Gerber, A. (2001) "Maltreatment and Internal Representations of Relationships: Core Relationship Themes in the Narratives of Abused and Neglected Preschoolers." Social Development, 10(1).
Vaillant, GE., and Mukamal, K. (2001) "Successful Aging." American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 839-847.
Vaillant, GE. (2000) "Adaptive Mental Mechanisms." American Psychologist, 55:1, 89-98.
Soldz, S., and Vaillant, GE. (1999) "The Big Five Personality Traits and the Life Course: A 45-Year Longitudinal Study." Journal of Research in Personality, 33, 208-232.
Vaillant, GE. (1998) "Natural History of Male Psychological Health, XIV: Relationship of Mood Disorder Vulnerability to Physical Health." American Journal of Psychiatry, 155:2, 184-191.
Vaillant, CO., and Vaillant, GE. (1993) "Is the U-Curve of Marital Satisfaction an Illusion? A 40-Year Study of Marriage." Journal of Marriage and the Family, 55:1, 230-239.
Vaillant, GE., Roston, D., and McHugo, GJ. (1992) "An Intriguing Association Between Ancestral Mortality and Male Affective Disorder." Arch Gen Psychiatry, 49, 709-715.
Vaillant, GE., and Vaillant, CO. (1990) "Determinants and Consequences of Creativity in a Cohort of Gifted Women." Psychology of Women Quarterly, 14, 607-616.
Vaillant, GE., and Vaillant, CO. (1990) "Natural History of Male Psychological Health XII: A 45-year Study of Predictors of Successful Aging at Age 65." American Journal of Psychiatry, 147, 31-37.
Peterson, C., Vaillant, GE., and Seligman, MEP. (1988) "Pessimistic Explanatory Style is a Risk Factor for Physical Illness: A Thirty-Five-Year Longitudinal Study." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55:1, 23-27.
Waldinger, RJ. (1987) "Intensive Psychodynamic Therapy With Borderline Patients: An Overview." American Journal of Psychiatry, 144, 267-274.
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