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Jeff Gagne, Ph.D.
Assistant Researcher

2010-Present

Assistant Researcher
Wisconsin Twin Project (Director, H. Hill Goldsmith), Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2007-2010 NIMH Postdoctoral Trainee
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2007 Research Associate
UW Twin Center, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1999-2007 Ph.D. Student in Psychology
Human Development Program, Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA

Publications

Gagne, J. R., Saudino, K. J., & Asherson, P. (in press). The genetic etiology of inhibitory control and behavior problems at 24 months of age. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Goldsmith, H. H. & Gagne, J. R. (in press). Behavioral Assessment of Temperament. In M. Zentner & R. Shiner (Eds.), Handbook of Temperament. New York: Guilford Press.  

Gagne, J. R., Van Hulle, C. A., Aksan, N., & Essex, M. J., & Goldsmith, H. H. (in press). Deriving childhood temperament measures from emotion-eliciting behavioral episodes: Scale construction and initial validation. Psychological Assessment. NIHMSID: NIHMS251016 

Gagne, J. R. & Goldsmith, H. H. (2011). A longitudinal analysis of anger and inhibitory control in twins from 12-36 months of age. Developmental Science, 14, 112-124. PMID: 21159093. NIHMSID: NIHMS184309.

Gagne, J. R. & Saudino, K. J.  (2010). Wait for it! The etiology of inhibitory control in early childhood. Behavior Genetics, 40, 327-337. PMID: 19936910.

Gagne, J. R., Vendlinski, M. K., & Goldsmith, H. H. (2009). The genetics of childhood temperament. In Y-K Kim (Ed.). Handbook of Behavioral Genetics. New York: Springer.

Gagne, J. R. (2007). Wait for it! The etiology of inhibitory control in early childhood. Doctoral Dissertation, Boston University.

Gagne, J. (2005). Difficult child. Easy child. Slow-to-warm-up child. Goodness-of-fit. Temperament. In G. C. Davey (Ed.) The Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Limited.

Saudino, K. J., Wertz, A., Gagne, J. R., Chawla, S. (2004). Night and day: Are siblings as different in temperament as parents say they are? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 87, 698-706.

Gagne, J. R., Saudino, K. J. & Cherny, S. S. (2003). Genetic influences on temperament in early adolescence: A multimethod perspective. In S. A. Petrill, R. Plomin, J. C. DeFries, & J. K. Hewitt (Eds.), Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Saudino, K. J., Gagne, J. R. & Becker, M. (2003). Genetic influences on life events in middle childhood and early adolescence. In S. A. Petrill, R. Plomin, J. C. DeFries, & J. K. Hewitt (Eds.), Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Saudino, K. J., Gagne, J. R., Grant, J., Ibatoulina, A., Marytuina, T., Ravich-Scherbo, I, & Whitfield, K. (1999). Genetic and environmental influences on personality in Adult Russian Twins.   International Journal of Behavioral Development, 23, 375-389.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Gagne, J. R., Volbrecht, M. M., & Goldsmith, H. H. Shyness, activity level, and inhibitory control in preschoolers: Gender, assessment and etiology. Manuscript in preparation.

Dr. Gagne's Biography
Dr. Gagne's Full CV (pdf)

 

 


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