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Dr. Hill Goldsmith
Department Chair 2014-present University of Wisconsin-Madison
UW Foundation Fluno Bascom Professor 2004-present University of Wisconsin-Madison
Leona Tyler Professor 1998-present Dept. of Psychology, UW-Madison
Coordinator, Social & Affective Processes Group 2003-present Waisman Center, UW-Madison
Ph.D. 1978 University of Minnesota



Davidson, R. J., Scherer, K., & Goldsmith, H. H. (Eds.) (2003). Handbook of Affective Sciences. (1199 pp.) New York: Oxford University Press.

Articles and Chapters:

Wilkens, N., Lemery-Chalfant, K., Aksan, N., & Goldsmith, H. H. (in press). A twin study of toddler self-conscious shyness: growth over time, strong role of the environment, and lack ofprediction from infant fearful shyness. Infancy.

Goldsmith, H. H. (in press). The functional significance of temperament. In M. A. Gernsbacher & J. R. Pomerantz (Eds.). Psychology and the real world (2nd ed.) New York, NY: Worth.

Vendlinski, M. K., Javaras, K. N., Van Hulle, C. A., Lemery-Chalfant, K., Maier, R., Davidson, R. J., & Goldsmith, H. H. (2014). Relative influence of genetics and shared environment on child mental health symptoms depends on comorbidity. PLOS-ONE,!9 (7), e103080.

Goldsmith, H. H. (2014). Extending developmental perspectives on personality–
psychopathology interplay. European Journal of Personality, 28 (4), 389-390.

Brooker, R. J., Buss, K. A., Lemery-Chalfant, K., Aksan, N., Davidson, R. J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2014). Profiles of observed infant anger predict preschool behavior problems:
Moderation by life stress. Developmental Psychology, 50(10), 2343-2352.

Brooker, R. J., Buss, K. A., Lemery-Chalfant, K., Aksan, N., Davidson, R. J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2013). The development of stranger fear in infancy and toddlerhood: Normative
development, individual differences, antecedents, and outcomes. Developmental Science. 16,864-878. NIHMS464862.

Moore, M. N., Salk, R. H., Van Hulle, C. A., Abramson, L. Y., Hyde, J. S., Lemery-Chalfant, K., & Goldsmith, H. H. (2013). Genetic and environmental influences on rumination, distraction, and depressed mood in adolescence. Clinical Psychological Science, 1(3), 316-322.

Lemery-Chalfant, K., Kao, K., Swann, G., & Goldsmith, H. H. (2013). Childhood temperament: Passive gene-environment correlation, gene-environment interaction, and the hidden importance of the family environment. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 51-63.

Gagne, J. R., Miller, M., & Goldsmith, H. H. (2013). Early—but modest—gender differences in focal aspects of childhood temperament. Personality and Individual Differences. 55, 95-100.

Schmidt, N. L., Van Hulle, C. A., Brooker, R. J., Meyer, L. R., Lemery-Chalfant, L., Goldsmith, H. H. (2013). Wisconsin twin research: Early development, childhood psychopathology, autism, and sensory over-responsivity. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 16, 376-384. PMID: 23200241. NIHMS: NIHMS425690.

Van Hulle, C. A., Shirtcliff, E. S., Lemery-Chalfant, K. & Goldsmith, H. H. (2012). Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in cortisol level and circadian rhythm in middle childhood. Hormones and Behavior, 62, 36-42. PMID: 22583671. PMCID:

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University of Wisconsin-Madison :: Department of Psychology :: Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Psychology Department, University of WI, Madison
Waisman Center, UW Madison