Isaac Petersen

Isaac Petersen
Assistant Professor
Education: 
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2016
Office: 
309 STH
Office Phone: 
319-467-1014
Fax Number: 
319-335-0191
Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Interests: 

Clinical child psychology, developmental psychopathology, externalizing behavior problems, self-regulation, school readiness, developmental cognitive neuroscience

Primary Research Area: 
Clinical Psychology
Training Areas: 
Representative Publications: 

Petersen, I. T., Hoyniak, C. P., Bates, J. E., Staples, A. D., & Molfese, D. L. (in press). A longitudinal, within-person investigation of the association between the P3 ERP component and externalizing behavior problems in young children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Petersen, I. T., Hoyniak, C. P., McQuillan, M. E., Bates, J. E., & Staples, A. D. (2016). Measuring the development of inhibitory control: The challenge of heterotypic continuity. Developmental Review, 40, 25-71. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2016.02.001

Hoyniak, C. P., Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., & Molfese, D. L. (2018). The neural correlates of temperamental inhibitory control in toddlers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373, 1-5. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0160

Petersen, I. T., Lindhiem, O., LeBeau, B., Bates, J. E., Pettit, G. S., Lansford, J. E., & Dodge, K. A. (2018). Development of internalizing problems from adolescence to emerging adulthood: Accounting for heterotypic continuity with vertical scaling. Developmental Psychology, 54, 586-599. doi: 10.1037/dev0000449

Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., Dodge, K. A., Lansford, J. E., & Pettit, G. S. (2015). Describing and predicting developmental profiles of externalizing problems from childhood to adulthood. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 791-818. doi: 10.1017/S0954579414000789

Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., & Staples, A. D. (2015). The role of language ability and self-regulation in the development of inattentive-hyperactive behavior problems. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 221-237. doi: 10.1017/S0954579414000698

Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., D’Onofrio, B. M., Coyne, C. A., Lansford, J. E., Dodge, K. A., . . . Van Hulle, C. A. (2013). Language ability predicts the development of behavior problems in children. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122, 542-557. doi: 10.1037/a0031963

Hoyniak, C. P., Bates, J. E., Petersen, I. T., Yang, C-L, Darcy, I., & Fontaine, N. M. G. (in press). Diminished neural responses to emotionally valenced facial stimuli: A potential biomarker for unemotional traits in early childhood. Child Psychiatry and Human Development.

Hoyniak, C. P., Bates, J. E., Petersen, I. T., Yang, C-L, Darcy, I., & Fontaine, N. M. G. (2018). Reduced neural responses to vocal fear: A potential biomarker for callous-uncaring traits in early childhood. Developmental Science, 21, e12608. doi: 10.1111/desc.12608

Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., Dodge, K. A., Lansford, J. E., & Pettit, G. S. (2016). Identifying an efficient set of items sensitive to clinical-range externalizing problems in children. Psychological Assessment, 28, 598–612. doi: 10.1037/pas0000185

Hoyniak, C. P., Petersen, I. T., McQuillan, M. E., Staples, A. D., & Bates, J. E. (2015). Less efficient neural processing related to irregular sleep and less sustained attention in toddlers. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40, 155-166. doi: 10.1080/87565641.2015.1016162

Petersen, I. T., Bates, J. E., Goodnight, J. A., Dodge, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Pettit, G. S., . . . Dick, D. M. (2012). Interaction between serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and stressful life events in adolescents' trajectories of anxious/depressed symptoms. Developmental Psychology, 48, 1463-1475. doi: 10.1037/a0027471