Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (2011)
Area: Developmental Psychology
Psychology Building, Room 249
*I will be reviewing applications for Graduate Students for AY18-19*
PSYC 307: Developmental Psychology
Emotional and Biological Risk Factors for Anxiety Problems in Early Life
Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Risk for Psychopathology
Identifying Normative and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Emotion Development
Gene-environment Interplay in the Development of Risk for Anxiety Problems
CURRENT GRANT ACTIVITY
“Understanding Virtue and Virtue Development in the Context of Heritability Information,” John Templeton Foundation Genetics and Human Agency Project (Co-I; PI: Vess), 2016-2019. Total award of $523,485
“Bio-energy for stress relief: Future directions,” Montana State University College of Nursing (Co-I; PI: Running), 2017-2018. Total award of $4,192.
* denotes a current or former graduate student from my lab
+ denotes a current or former undergraduate student from my lab
Van Hulle, C.A., Moore, M.N., Goldsmith, H.H., & Brooker, R.J. (2017). Infant stranger fear trajectories predict diurnal cortisol rhythm and anxious behaviors during childhood. Development and Psychopathology, 29(3), 1119-1130. PMCID: PMC5509479.
Brooker, R.J., *Canen, M.J., Davidson, R.J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2017). Short- and long-term stability of alpha asymmetry: Baseline and affective measures. Psychophysiology, 54, 1100-1109. PMCID: PMC5507748.
*Canen, M.J. & Brooker, R.J. (2017). ERN, theta power, and risk for anxiety problems in preschoolers. Biological Psychology, 123, 103-110. PMCID: PMC5292075
*Najjar, R. & Brooker, R.J. (2017). Delta beta coupling is associated with paternal caregiving behaviors during preschool. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 112, 31-39. PMCID: PMC5243183.
Brooker, R.J., Alto, K.M., Marceau, K., ‡*Najjar, R., Leve, L.D., Ganiban, J.M., Reiss, D., Shaw, D.S., & Neiderhiser, J.M. (2016). Early inherited risk for anxiety moderates the association between fathers’ child-centered parenting and early social inhibition. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 7, 602-615. PMCID: PMC5102788.
Brooker, R.J., Kiel, E.J., & Buss, K.A. (2016). Early social fear predicts kindergarteners’ socially anxious behaviors: Direct associations, moderation by inhibitory control, and differences from nonsocial fear. Emotion, 16(7), 991-1010. PMCID: PMC27213729.
*Begnoche, J.P., Brooker, R.J., & Vess, M. (2016). EEG asymmetry and ERN: Temperament outcomes in children. PLoS ONE, 11(5), e0155713. PMCID: PMC4880182
Brooker, R.J., +Phelps, R.A., Davidson, R.J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2016). Context differences in delta-beta coupling are associated with neuroendocrine reactivity in infants. Developmental Psychobiology, 58(3), 406-418. PMCID: PMC4801734.
Brooker, R.J., Davidson, R.J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2016). Maternal negative affect in infancy is linked to disrupted patterns of change in cortisol and alpha asymmetry across contexts during childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 274-290. PMCID: PMC4666756.
+Phelps, R.A., Brooker, R.J., & Buss, K.A. (2016). Toddlers’ dysregulated fear predicts delta-beta coupling during preschool. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience,17, 28-34. PMCID: PMC4727986.
Brooker, R.J., Neiderhiser, J.M., Leve, L.D., Shaw, D.S., Scaramella, L., & Reiss, D. (2015). Associations between infant negative affect and parent anxiety symptoms are bidirectional: Evidence from mothers and fathers. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 6, 1875. PMCID: PMC4667033