Development, Equity, and Resilience (DEaR) Lab


Our world is becoming increasingly diverse. We hope people can enjoy equal opportunities and good life outcomes regardless of their background (e.g., race, socioeconomic status). However, we still have a long way to go. People from various underrepresented populations tended to experience more developmental challenges. To promote equity across groups, people from multiple disciplines must work together. We offer our contributions by studying how environmental and biological factors influence child health and development in underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, low SES families, and families with genetic disorders. We hope to identify mechanisms that can promote resilience in these underrepresented groups. Our ultimate goal is to inform the development of evidence-based intervention programs personalized to these marginalized groups to promote their mental health and to advocate patient-centered care, thereby reducing health disparities.

Our research utilizes various advanced quantitative methodologies such as structural equation modeling, time-varying effect modeling, multilevel modeling, latent profile analysis, meta-analysis, and integrative data analysis. Dr. Hou is enthusiastic about advancing developmental and clinical science by promoting data sharing and integrative data analysis and applying advanced quantitative methods.

Lab Members


Yang Hou, Ph.D.Dr. Yang Hou, Principal Investigator, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine in the College of Medicine at the Florida State University. Her research seeks to comprehensively understand how environmental (i.e., sociocultural, family, school, and peer) factors and biological factors (e.g., genetic disease) influence child and adolescent development in socioemotional, behavioral, cognitive, academic, and health domains. She also aims to advance developmental and clinical science with advanced quantitative methods such as integrative data analysis. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in top-tiered journals such as American PsychologistChild Development, and Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. Her research has been funded by the USA Department of Defense and garnered multiple international awards, for example, Rising Star from Association for Psychological Science and Early Career Outstanding Paper Award from American Psychological Association.

Dr. Hou serves as a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, and Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. She also has served as an Ad Hoc Reviewer for many journals such as American Psychologist, Child DevelopmentJournal of Research on Adolescence, and Journal of Happiness Studies.

Email address: yang.hou@med.fsu.eduFaculty Profile;  ResearchGateGoogle Scholar; CV

 

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Dr. Dan Liu is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine in the College of Medicine at Florida State University. She completed her doctoral training at the Family Sciences Department, University of Kentucky (2016-2022). Her research focuses on the importance of factors including family processes (e.g., parenting, parent-child relationship, maternal vs. paternal parenting), self-control, and sleep in adolescent mental health (e.g., depression, anxiety) and problem behaviors (e.g., deviance, externalizing problems, bullying), patterns of the associations, as well as the underlying mechanisms. Her recent research focuses on socioemotional development in children with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).

Dr. Liu is proficient at data analytical skills including structural equation modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, and meta-analysis, using Mplus, AMOS, HLM, and R. During her doctoral training, she published seven manuscripts in prestigious journals including Psychological Assessment, Developmental Psychology, and Journal of Adolescence. She has also served as an ad hoc reviewer for journals such as Journal of Youth and Adolescence and PlosOne.

Email address: dan.liu@med.fsu.edu

 

Xian Lab PhotoDr. Xian Wu is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine at the Florida State University College of Medicine. She got her Ph.D. in Education Science with a focus on quantitative and psychometric methods. Her research seeks to adopt advanced quantitative methods to comprehensively understand how environmental (i.e., school, family, and sociocultural) factors and biological factors (e.g., genetic disease) influence child and adolescent development in academic, cognitive, socioemotional, behavioral, and health domains. She is also interested in integrative data analysis, multilevel modeling, longitudinal analysis, large-scale assessment, and multiple imputations. She has published papers in peer-reviewed journals such as Studies in Educational Evaluation and Teachers College Records.

Email address: xian.wu@med.fsu.edu

 

Collaborators


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Carrie Bearden, Ph.D. 
Professor; Director, Center for the Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States 
Department of Psychology 
University of California - Los Angeles 

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Aprile D. Benner, Ph.D. 
Professor 
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences 
The University of Texas at Austin 

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Shruti Garg, Ph.D.
Clinical Senior Lecturer
Division of Psychology & Mental Health
The University of Manchester

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Yafit Gilboa, Ph.D. 
Senior Lecturer 
School of Occupational Therapy  
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

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Jennifer Janusz, Psy.D. 
Program Director, Neurofibromatosis Program 
University of Colorado 

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Sihui (Echo) Ke, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor  
Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures  
University of Kentucky 

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Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D. 
Professor 
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences 
The University of Texas at Austin 

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Bonita Klein-Tasman, Ph.D. 
Professor of Psychology, Graduate School Associate Dean 
College of Letters & Science 
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee 

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Stepanie M. Morris, M.D. 
Medical Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) 
Kennedy Krieger Institute 

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Jonathan M. Payne, Ph.D. 
Co-Group Leader/Principal Research Fellow, Muscle Research Group 
Murdoch Children's Research Institute 

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Natalie Pride, Ph.D. 
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Kids Neuroscience Centre 
Children's Hospital at Westmead 

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Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D. 
Professor 
Department of Pediatrics Patient Care 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

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Xiuhong Tong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychology,
The Education University of Hong Kong

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Karin S. Walsh, Psy.D. 
Co-Director, Pre-Doctoral Externship Training Program, Pediatric Neuropsychology  
Children's National Hospital 

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Pamela L. Wolters, Ph.D.  
Director, Health Psychology and Neurobehavioral Research 
Pediatric Oncology Branch  
National Cancer Institute   

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Research


Neurobehavioral development in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)

NF1 is a genetic disease affecting approximately 1 in 3,500 people. Individuals with NF1 often develop tumors and exhibit more neurobehavioral problems (e.g., cognitive deficits, learning difficulties) than typically developing populations. Our research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of neurobehavioral development (i.e., cognitive, academic, socio-emotional, and behavioral development) in children and adolescents with NF1 by applying innovative methodologies. Knowledge from this line of work will be critical for guiding future patient management and informing future intervention studies and policies related to the NF1 population.

Ongoing projects:

  • We are conducting a systematic literature review and meta-analytic study to synthesize prior findings on neurobehavioral functions of children with NF1 and analyze how findings depend on study characteristics. Specifically, we are working on multiple papers on 1) the effectiveness of treatments and interventions, 2) ADHD symptoms, 3) internalizing and externalizing problems, and 4) academic achievement.
  • We are using integrative data analysis to combine multiple neuropsychological datasets of children with NF1 (ages 2-18). We will use innovative statistical approaches (e.g., time-varying effect modeling, latent profile analysis) to analyze the combined dataset to provide much-needed information, including 1) neurobehavioral trajectories across age, 2) phenotypic subpopulations with various neurobehavioral profiles, and 3) predictors of neurobehavioral functions. This project is funded by the USA Department of Defense.

 

Informant discrepancies in reports of family processes and child mental health

A common and challenging methodological issue in clinical and developmental studies is that different family members often report discordant information on the same study construct. My research sheds light on this issue by examining the patterns, antecedents, and consequences of parent-adolescent discordance in their reports of family processes and child mental health. This line of research highlights that parent-adolescent discordance in reports of family processes has substantive meaning and significant implications for adolescent development. The findings have broad implications for social and clinical science methodology concerning how to interpret and handle informant discordance.

Ongoing projects:

This line of research is not my primary focus currently, but I continue collaborating with others on multiple projects.

  • Common-method effect on the relation between parenting and adolescent outcomes: A meta-analytic study
  • Links between adolescent–parent report discrepancies on parenting and adolescent outcomes: An individual participant data meta-analysis

 

Environmental factors affecting child/adolescent health

Our research examines how contextual stressors (e.g., discrimination), teachers, parents, and peers jointly influence child/adolescent mental health. For example, we identified multiple strengths of families and adolescents that moderate the association between contextual stressors and adolescent mental health (e.g., depression, anxiety, delinquency), such as positive parenting, racial socialization, parent-child relationships, and psychological resilience. We also identified various mediating processes linking contextual stressors and child/adolescent mental health. This line of work will inform policymakers and practitioners on the malleable factors to promote optimal child development in the face of adverse stressors.

Ongoing projects:

This line of research is not my primary focus currently, but I continue to collaborate with others on multiple projects.

  • How COVID-19 influences adolescents’ daily lives and educational, socioemotional, and behavioral trajectories
  • How COVID-19 and discrimination influence Chinese Dual Language Learners’ biliteracy competence
  • How family factors influence children’s reading comprehension in rural China

Publications


Neurobehavioral development in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Hou, Y., Allen, T., Wolters, P. L., Toledo-Tamula, M. A., Martin, S., Baldwin, A., Reda, S., Gillespie, A., Goodwin, A. & Widemann B. C. (2020) Predictors of cognitive development in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 and plexiform neurofibromas. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 62, 977-984. doi:10.1111/dmcn.14489.
  2. Hou, Y., Wu, X., Liu, D., Martin, S., Toledo-Tamula, M. A., Allen, T., Baldwin, A., Gillespie, A., Goodwin, A., Widemann B. C. , & Wolters, P. L. (2022) Demographic and Disease-Related Predictors of Socioemotional Development in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Plexiform Neurofibromas: An Exploratory Study. Cancers. Advance online publication. doi: 10.3390/cancers14235956. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6694/14/23/5956

 

Informant discrepancies in reports of family processes and child mental health

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Chen, S., Jelsma, E., Hou,Y., Benner, A.D, and Kim, S.Y. (2021) Antecedents and consequences of discrepant perceptions of racial socialization between parents and adolescents within Mexican-origin families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50, 2412–2426. doi: 10.1007/s10964-021-01487-z.
  2. Hou, Y., Benner, A.D., Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Spitz, S., Shi, Y., & Beretvas, T. (2020) Discordance in parents’ and adolescents’ reports of parenting: A meta-analysis and qualitative review. American Psychologist, 75, 329-348. doi: 10.1037/amp0000463.
  3. Hou, Y., Kim, S. Y., & Benner, A.D. (2018). Parent-adolescent discrepancies in reports of parenting and adolescent outcomes in Mexican American immigrant families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47, 430-444. doi: 10.1007/s10964-017-0717-1.

 

Environmental factors affecting child/adolescent health

Parental ethnic minority-related experiences, family processes, and adolescent outcomes

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Zhang, M., Kim, S. Y., Hou, Y., & Shen, Y. (2020) Parent-adolescent acculturation profiles and adolescent language brokering experiences in Mexican immigrant families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 49, 335–351. doi: 10.1007/s10964-019-01064-5.
  2. Varner, F., Hou, Y., Ross, L., Hurd, N., & Mattis, J. S. (2019) Dealing with discrimination: Parents’ and adolescents’ racial discrimination experiences and parenting in African American families. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000281.
  3. Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Hou, Y.*, Zeiders, K., & Calzada, E. (2019) Mexican American parental socialization profiles: Considering cultural socialization and general parenting practices. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 25, 439–450. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000234.
  4. Juang, L., Hou, Y., Douglass, S, & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Time-varying effects of family conflict and youth adjustment among Chinese American families. Developmental Psychology, 54, 938-949. doi: 10.1037/dev0000475.
  5. Hou, Y., Neff, L. & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Language acculturation, acculturation-related stress, and marital quality in Chinese American couples. Journal of Marriage and Family, 80, 555-568. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12447.
  6. Hou, Y., Kim, S. Y., Hazen, N. L. & Benner, A. D. (2017). Parents’ perceived discrimination and adolescent adjustment in Chinese American families: Mediating family processes. Child Development, 88, 317-331. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12603.
  7. Hou, Y., Kim, S. Y., & Wang, Y. (2016). Parental acculturative stressors and adolescent adjustment through interparental and parent-child relationships in Chinese American families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1466-1481. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0441-2.
  8. Kim, S. Y., & Hou, Y. (2016). Intergenerational transmission of cultural orientations in Chinese American families: The role of bicultural socialization. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1452-1465. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0423-4.
  9. Kim, S. Y., Wang, Y., Shen, Y., & Hou, Y. (2015). Stability and change in adjustment profiles among Chinese American adolescents: The role of parenting. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1735-1751. doi: 10.1007/s10964-015-0303-3.
  10. Kim, S. Y., Wang, Y., Chen, Q., Shen, Y., & Hou, Y. (2015). Parent-child acculturation profiles as predictors of Chinese American adolescents' academic trajectories. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1263-1274. doi: 10.1007/s10964-014-0131-x.

 

Book chapters:

  1. Kim, S. Y., Zhang, M., Hou, Y. & Shen, Y. (2020) Acculturation, parent-child relationships, and mental health of adolescents in Chinese and Mexican immigrant families. In G. C. Nagayama Hall (Ed.), Immigration and mental health (pp. 25-44). New York: Elsevier.
  2. Hou, Y. & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Acculturation-related stressors and individual adjustment in Asian American families. In S. S. Chuang & C.L. Costigan (Eds.), Parental roles and relationships in immigrant families: An international approach (pp. 131-145). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.
  3. Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Sim, L., & Hou, Y. (2017). Stability and change in parenting and adjustment profiles across early, middle, and late adolescence in Chinese American families. In Y. Choi & H. C Hahm (Eds.), Asian American parenting: Family process and intervention (pp. 69-88). New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63136-3_4

 

Adolescents’ ethnic minority-related experiences and consequences for their well-being

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Wen, W., Yan, J., Song., J., Hou, Y., Zhang, M., Schwartz, S. J., & Shen, Y. (2021). Language brokering-stress transition profiles and marijuana use in Mexican-origin adolescents. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 53, 384-393. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2021.1992046.
  2. Kim, S. Y., Zhang, M., Chen, S., Song, J., Lopez, B. G., Rodriguez, E. M., Calzada, E., Hou, Y., Yan, J., & Shen, Y. (2020) Bilingual language broker profiles and academic competence in Mexican-origin adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 56, 1582–1595. doi: 10.1037/dev0001010.
  3. Chen, S., Hou, Y., Benner, A.D. & Kim, S. Y. (2020) Discrimination, language brokering efficacy, and academic competence among adolescent language brokers. Journal of Adolescence, 79, 247-257. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.01.015.
  4. Juang, L., Shen, Y., Costigan, C., & Hou, Y. (2018) Time-varying associations of racial discrimination and adjustment among Chinese-heritage adolescents in the US and Canada. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 1661-1678. doi: 10.1017/S0954579418001128.
  5. Kim, S. Y., Hou, Y., Song, J., Schwartz, S. J., Chen, S., Zhang, M., Perreira, K. M., & Parra-Medina, D. (2018). Profiles of language brokering experiences and contextual stressors: Implications for adolescent outcomes in Mexican immigrant families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 1629-1648. doi: 10.1007/s10964-018-0851-4.
  6. Varner, F., Hou, Y., Hodzic, T., Hurd, N., Butler-Barnes, S., & Rowley, S. (2018). Racial discrimination experiences and Black youth adjustment: The role of parenting profiles based on racial socialization and involved-vigilant parenting. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 24, 173-186. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000180.
  7. Kim, S. Y., Hou, Y., & Gonzalez, Y. (2017). Language brokering and depressive symptoms in Mexican American adolescents: Parent-child alienation and resilience as moderators. Child Development, 88, 867-881. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12620.
  8. Kim, S. Y., Hou, Y., Shen, Y., & Zhang, M. (2017). Longitudinal measurement equivalence of the language brokering scale for Mexican American adolescents. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. 23, 230-243. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000117.
  9. Hou, Y., Kim, S. Y., Wang, Y., Shen, Y., & Orozco-Lapray, D. (2015). Longitudinal relationships between discrimination and ethnic affect or depressive symptoms among Chinese American adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 2110-2121. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0300-6.
  10. Kim, S. Y., Shen, Y., Hou, Y., Tilton, K., Juang, L. P., & Wang, Y. (2015). Annual review of Asian American psychology 2014. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 6, 291-332. doi:10.1037/aap0000031.

 

Book chapters:

  1. Hou, Y. & Kim, S. Y. (2016). Language brokering. In R. J. R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adolescence (pp. 1-8). New York, NY: Springer. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32132-5_234-2

 

The influence of peer relationship on adolescent adjustment

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Wu, N., Hou, Y. , Zeng Q., Cai, H. & You, J. (2021) Bullying experiences and nonsuicidal self-injury among Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal moderated mediation model. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10964-020-01380-1.
  2. Benner, A.D., Hou, Y., & Jackson, K. (2020) The consequences of friend-related stress across early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence, 40, 249–272. doi: 10.1177/0272431619833489.
  3. Wu, N., Hou, Y., Chen, P. & You, J. (2019) Peer acceptance and nonsuicidal self-injury among Chinese adolescents: A longitudinal moderated mediation model. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 1806-1817. doi: 10.1007/s10964-019-01093-0.
  4. Jiang, Y., You, J., Hou, Y., Du, C., Lin, M-P., Zheng, X., & Ma, C. (2016). Buffering the effects of peer victimization on adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury: The role of self-compassion and family cohesion. Journal of Adolescence, 53, 107-115. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.09.005.

 

Others

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

  1. Benner, A.D., Fernandez, C. +, Hou, Y., & Smith, C. (2021) Parent and teacher educational expectations and adolescents’ academic performance: Mechanisms of influence. Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 2679-2703. doi:10.1002/jcop.22644.
  2. Wu, N., Hou, Y., Yu, C., & Wang, Q. (2018). Intergeneration transmission of educational aspiration in Chinese families: Identifying mediators and moderators. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47. 1238-1251. doi: 10.1007/s10964-018-0820-y.

Resources


Looking for postdocs!

We are looking for postdocs to join our DEaR lab. Please email your CV to Dr. Hou (yang.hou@med.fsu.edu) and apply here FSU Job ID 53441 to further discuss the potential opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Research interests overlap with our lab’s work;
  • A doctoral degree in developmental, clinical, quantitative psychology, or other relevant social science fields;
  • Expertise with advanced multivariate statistical analysis such as time-varying effect modeling (TVEM), latent profile analysis (LPA), structural equation modeling (SEM), and/or multilevel modeling (MLM);
  • Experience with meta-analysis and/or integrative data analysis;
  • Proficiency with R;
  • Great academic writing skills as demonstrated by publications.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities generally included data analysis, manuscript preparation, and assisting grant applications. Specific responsibilities depend on funding sources. Postdocs funded by my Department of Defense grant and startup funding will primarily work on the Neurobehavioral functioning of children with NF1. Click the Research tab to learn more about the ongoing projects.

 

Start Date: Flexible start date between January to September 2023.

Appointment Length: Can be renewed annually based on performance and funding availability.

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits depending on qualifications.

Deadline to Apply: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Apply as soon as possible, preferably by October 2022!

 

Other postdoc opportunities:

Dr. Hou would also be happy to serve as a mentor for postdocs funded by other sources. Below are some potential sources you may be eligible to apply:

 

Directed Individual Study Opportunities

Graduate and undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience are welcome to email Dr. Hou (yang.hou@med.fsu.edu) to discuss potential opportunities to participate in our lab’s projects.

Current research projects focus on cognitive, academic, socio-emotional, and behavioral development in individuals with neurofibromatosis type 1 and evaluate interventions/treatments targeting these outcomes.

Responsibilities in the lab may include:

  • Literature search
  • Review and coding papers for meta-analysis
  • Cleaning and analyzing data

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA - 3.2
  • Available for at least 9 hours per week (3 credits)

 

Introduction


We apply a wide range of statistical methods in research, including but not limited to:

·        Research Synthesis Methods

o   Meta-analysis

o   Integrative data analysis

·        Longitudinal data analyses

o   Time-varying effect modeling

o   Growth modeling

o   Cross-lagged panel model

·        Mediation and moderation analyses

o   Actor partner interdependence model

o   Moderated mediation model

·        Person-centered analyses to identify subpopulations

o   Latent class/profile analysis

o   Growth mixture analysis

For each method, we are familiar with the following applications. If you want to discuss any of these with someone, you are welcome to contact Dr. Hou.

·        When to use it (e.g., research questions it can address, its data requirements)?

·        How to do it (e.g., available software and sample syntax)?

·        How to report and interpret the results?

Below we provide sample lab publications using each approach and resources to learn more about each method. We also included some resources for power analysis and clinical trial design.

Resources


Meta-Analysis

Sample publication:

Hou, Y., Benner, A.D., Kim, S. Y., Chen, S., Spitz, S., Shi, Y., & Beretvas, T. (2020) Discordance in parents’ and adolescents’ reports of parenting: A meta-analysis and qualitative review. American Psychologist, 75, 329-348. doi: 10.1037/amp0000463.

Resources:

A step by step guide for conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis with simulation data

The PRISMA 2020 statement: an updated guideline for reporting systematic reviews

Doing Meta-Analysis in R: A Hands-on Guide

Integrative Data Analysis

Sample publication:

Juang, L., Hou, Y., Douglass, S, & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Time-varying effects of family conflict and youth adjustment among Chinese American families. Developmental Psychology, 54, 938-949. doi: 10.1037/dev0000475.

Juang, L., Shen, Y., Costigan, C., & Hou, Y. (2018) Time-varying associations of racial discrimination and adjustment among Chinese-heritage adolescents in the US and Canada. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 1661-1678. doi: 10.1017/S0954579418001128.

Resources:

Integrative data analysis: The simultaneous analysis of multiple data sets

Maelstrom Research guidelines for rigorous retrospective data harmonization

Time-Varying Effect Modeling

Sample publication:

Juang, L., Hou, Y., Douglass, S, & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Time-varying effects of family conflict and youth adjustment among Chinese American families. Developmental Psychology, 54, 938-949. doi: 10.1037/dev0000475.

Juang, L., Shen, Y., Costigan, C., & Hou, Y. (2018) Time-varying associations of racial discrimination and adjustment among Chinese-heritage adolescents in the US and Canada. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 1661-1678. doi: 10.1017/S0954579418001128.

Resources:

Time-varying effect modeling lab at PennState University

Growth Modeling

Sample publication:

Hou, Y., Allen, T., Wolters, P. L., Toledo-Tamula, M. A., Martin, S., Baldwin, A., Reda, S. +, Gillespie, A., Goodwin, A. & Widemann B. C. (2020) Predictors of cognitive development in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 and plexiform neurofibromas. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 62, 977-984. doi:10.1111/dmcn.14489.

Resources:

Twelve Frequently Asked Questions About Growth Curve Modeling

Growth Modeling: Structural Equation and Multilevel Modeling Approaches

Cross-Lagged Panel Model

Sample publication:

Hou, Y.*, Kim, S. Y., & Wang, Y. (2016). Parental acculturative stressors and adolescent adjustment through interparental and parent-child relationships in Chinese American families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 1466-1481. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0441-2.

Resources:

Autoregressive and cross-lagged panel analysis for longitudinal data

A critique of the cross-lagged panel model

 

Actor Partner Interdependence Model

Sample publication:

Hou, Y.*, Neff, L. & Kim, S. Y. (2018). Language acculturation, acculturation-related stress, and marital quality in Chinese American couples. Journal of Marriage and Family, 80, 555-568. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12447.

Hou, Y.*, Kim, S. Y., Hazen, N. L. & Benner, A. D. (2017). Parents’ perceived discrimination and adolescent adjustment in Chinese American families: Mediating family processes. Child Development, 88, 317-331. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12603.

Resources:

Assessing Mediation in Dyadic Data Using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model

The Actor–Partner Interdependence Model: A model of bidirectional effects in developmental studies

Moderated Mediation Model

Sample publication:

Wu, N., Hou, Y. *, Zeng Q., Cai, H. & You, J. (2021) Bullying experiences and nonsuicidal self-injury among Chinese adolescents: a longitudinal moderated mediation model. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10964-020-01380-1.

Wu, N., Hou, Y., Chen, P. & You, J. (2019) Peer acceptance and nonsuicidal self-injury among Chinese adolescents: A longitudinal moderated mediation model. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 1806-1817. doi: 10.1007/s10964-019-01093-0.

Resources:

Addressing Moderated Mediation Hypotheses: Theory, Methods, and Prescriptions

Latent Class/Profile Analysis

Sample publication:

Hou, Y., Kim, S. Y., & Benner, A.D. (2018). Parent-adolescent discrepancies in reports of parenting and adolescent outcomes in Mexican American immigrant families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47, 430-444. doi: 10.1007/s10964-017-0717-1.

Kim, S. Y., Hou, Y., Song, J., Schwartz, S. J., Chen, S., Zhang, M., Perreira, K. M., & Parra-Medina, D. (2018). Profiles of language brokering experiences and contextual stressors: Implications for adolescent outcomes in Mexican immigrant families. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 1629-1648. doi: 10.1007/s10964-018-0851-4.

Resources:

Latent Class Analysis and Latent Profile Analysis

Statistical Power to Detect the Correct Number of Classes in Latent Profile Analysis

Growth Mixture Analysis

Sample publication:

Benner, A.D., Hou, Y., & Jackson, K. (2020) The consequences of friend-related stress across early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence, 40, 249–272. doi: 10.1177/0272431619833489.

Resources:

An Introduction to Latent Class Growth Analysis and Growth Mixture Modeling

Power Analysis

Resources:

Power Analysis and Sample Size, When and Why?

Introduction to Power Analysis - Statistical Consulting - UCLA

Clinical Trial Design

Resources:

Clinical Trial Designs

Challenges in the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting in randomized clinical trial studies: A systematic review