Selected Publications 2001-2010

2001-2005

Huesmann, L. R. & Reynolds, M. (2001). Cognitive processes and the prevention of aggression. In D. Stipek & A. Bohart (Eds.), Constructive and Destructive Behavior: Implications for Family, School, and Society (pp. 249-270). Washington: American Psychological Association Books.

Bushman, B. J. & Huesmann, L. R. (2001). Effects of televised violence on aggression (pp. 223-254). In D. Singer & J. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Children and the Media, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Huesmann, L. R. (2001). Przemoc na ekranie a przemox w zyciu [Violence on the screen and violence in life]. Nowiny Psychologiczne, 4, 4-34.

Huesmann, L. R., Anderson, C. A., Berkowitz, L., Donnerstein, E., Johnson, J., Linz, D., Malamuth, N., & Wartella, E. (2001). Media violence and youth violence (Summary). In D. Elliot (Ed.) Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General. Washington: US Government Printing Office.

Huesmann, L. R. (2002). Przemoc na ekranie a przemoc w rzeczywistosci – jak zrozumiec zwiazki? [Violence on the screen and violence in real life -- where is the link] (fragmenty) (In:) Przemoc - telewizja - społeczeństwo. Przyczyny – skutki - srodki zaradcze [Violence – Television – Society. Causes – Effects – Remedies]. Konferencja [Proceedings of Conference] Przewodniczacy Krajowej Rady Radiofonii i Telewizji, Rzecznik Praw Obywatelskich, Rzecznik Praw Dziecka, Warszawa, pp. 37-46.

Metropolitan Area Research Group [Eron, L. D., Huesmann, L. R., Spindler, A., Guerra, N. G., Henry, D., Tolan, P., & VanAcker, R.]. (2002). A cognitive/ecological approach to preventing aggression in urban settings: Initial outcomes for high risk children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70 (1), 179 - 194.

Huesmann, L. R. (2002). Understanding Aggression Requires Integrating Diverse Perspectives. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development Newsletter, 42(2), 15-16.

Huesmann, L. R. & Beatty, A. (2002). Cumulative media effects (pp. 216-218). In J. R. Schement (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, Vol. 1. New York: Macmillan.

Huesmann, L. R., Eron, L. D., & Dubow, E. F. (2002). Childhood predictors of adult criminality: Are all risk factors reflected in childhood aggressiveness? Criminal Behavior and Mental Health, 12(3), 185-208.

Huesmann, L. R., Moise, J., Podolski, C. P. & Eron, L. D. (2003). Longitudinal relations between childhood exposure to media violence and adult aggression and violence: 1977-1992. Developmental Psychology, 39(2), 201-221.

Huesmann, L. R. & Skoric, M. (2003). Regulating media violence: Why, how, and by whom? (pp. 219-240). In B. Young & E. Palmer (Ed.) Children and the Faces of Televisual Media: Teaching, Violence, Selling. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Guerra, N. G., Huesmann, L. R., & Spindler, A. J. (2003). Community violence exposure, social cognition, and aggression among urban elementary-school children. Child Development, 74(5), 1507-1522.

Bennett, S., Farrington, D. P., Huesmann, L. R. (2003). Explaining gender differences in crime and violence: The importance of social cognitive skills. Aggression and Violent Behavior.

Anderson, C. A., & Huesmann, L. R. (2003). Human aggression: A social-cognitive view (pp. 296-323). In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.) The Handbook of Social Psychology, Revised Edition.  London: Sage Publications. (2007). Reprinted in M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.) (pp. 259-287). The Sage Handbook of Social Psychology, London: Sage Publications.

Huesmann, L. R. & Podolski, C. L. (2003). Punishment and the development of aggressive and antisocial behavior (pp. 55-88).  In S. McConville (Ed.), The Use of Punishment. Cullompton, UK: Willan Publishing.

Huesmann, L. R. & Taylor, L. D. (2003). The case against the case against media violence (pp. 107-130). In D. Gentile (Ed.) Media Violence and Children. Westport: Connecticut: Greenwood Press.

Anderson, C.A., Berkowitz, L., Donnerstein, E., Huesmann, L.R., Johnson, J., Linz, D., Malamuth, N., & Wartella, E. (2003). The influence of media violence on youth. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 4(3), 81-110.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., & Boxer, P. (2003). Theoretical and methodological considerations in cross-generational research on parenting and child aggressive behavior.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 31(2), 185-192.

Guerra, N. & Huesmann, L. R. (2004). Une theorie cognitivo-ecologique du comportement agressif. [A cognitive-ecological model of aggression.] Revue Internationale de PsychologieSociale.

Bennett, S., Farrington, D. P., Huesmann, L. R. (2004). Explaining gender differences in crime and violence: The importance of social cognitive skills. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 10(3), 263-288.

2005-2006

Huesmann, L. R. (2005). Imitation and the effects of observing media violence on behavior (pp. 257-266). In S. Hurley & N. Chater (Eds.). Perspectives on imitation: From neuroscience to social science; Volume 2: Imitation, human development, and culture.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Huesmann, L. R. (2005). Acquiring morality by imitating emotions: A commentary (pp. 386-387). In S. Hurley & N. Chater (Eds.). Perspectives on imitation: From neuroscience to social science; Volume 2: Imitation, human development, and culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Boxer, P., Guerra, N.G., Huesmann, L.R., & Morales, J. (2005). Proximal peer-level effects of a small-group selected prevention on aggression in elementary school children: An investigation of the peer contagion hypothesis. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33(3), 325-338.

Huesmann, L. R. (2005). Mechanisms and theories of cross-generational transmission of aggression. Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, 65(2), 236.

Huesmann, L. R. & Taylor, L. D... (2006). The role of the mass media in violent behavior.  In R. C. Brownson et al. (Eds.).  Annual Review of Public Health, 26. Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews Publishers.

Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Eron, L. D., & Boxer, P. (2006). Middle childhood family-contextual and personal factors as predictors of adult outcomes. In A. C. Huston & M. N. Ripke (Eds.), Developmental Contexts in Middle Childhood: Bridges to Adolescence and Adulthood (pp. 62-86). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Huesmann, L. R. & Taylor, L. D. (2006). Media effects in middle childhood. In A. C. Huston & M. N. Ripke (Eds.), Developmental Context of Middle Childhood: Bridges to Adolescence and Adulthood (pp. 303-326). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., Boxer, P., Pulkkinen, L., & Kokko, K. (2006). Middle childhood and adolescent contextual and personal predictors of adult educational and occupational outcomes: A mediational model in two countries. Developmental Psychology, 42(6), 937-949.

Bushman, Brad J., Huesmann, L. R., (2006). Short-term and Long-term Effects of Violent Media on Aggression in Children and Adults. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160, 348-352.

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R. & Greenwood, D. (2006). Media and Youth Socialization: Underlying Processes and Moderators of Effects. In J. Grusec & P. Hastings (Eds.). The Handbook of Socialization (pp. 404-432). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Henry, D. B. & The Metropolitan Area Child Research Group [Eron, L. D., Guerra, N., Huesmann, L. R., Tolan, P., & VanAcker, R] (2006). Associations between Peer Nominations, Teacher Ratings, Self-Reports, and Observations of Malicious and Disruptive Behavior. Assessment, 13(3), 241-252.

2007-2008

The Metropolitan Area Child Research Group [Huesmann, L. R., Guerra, N. G., Henry, D., & Tolan, P.] (2007). Changing the way children "think" about aggression: Social cognitive effects of a preventive intervention for early elementary school urban youth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(1), 160-167.

Huesmann, L. R. & Kirwil, L. (2007). Why observing violence increases the risk of violent behavior in the observer. In D. Flannery (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Huesmann, L. R. (2007). The Impact of Electronic Media Violence: Scientific Theory and Research. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41(6 Suppl. 1), s6-13. [PMID:18047947]

Bushman, B. J. & Huesmann, L. R. (2008). Violence as media content: Effects on children. In W. Donsbach (Ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Communication, (pp. 5287-5291). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Davis-Kean, P. E., Huesmann, L. R., Jager, J., Collins, W. A., Bates, J. E., & Lansford, J. E. (2008). Changes in the Relation of Self-efficacy Beliefs and Behaviors across Development. Child Development, 79, 1257-1269.

Dubow, E. F., Boxer, P., & Huesmann, L. R. (2008). Childhood and Adolescent Predictors of Early and Middle Adulthood Alcohol Use and Problem Drinking: The Columbia County Longitudinal Study. Addiction, 103(Suppl.1), 36-47. [PMID: 18426539]

2009-2010 & in press

Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., and Boxer, P. (2009). Continuity of Aggression from Childhood to Early Adulthood as a Predictor of Life Outcomes: Implications for the Adolescent-Limited and Life-Course-Persistent Models. Aggressive Behavior, 35(2), 136-149. [PMID: 19189380].

Boxer, P., Huesmann, L. R., Bushman, B., O’Brien, M., Moceri, D. (2009). The role of violent media preference in cumulative developmental risk for violence and general aggression. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38(3), 417-428. [PMID: 19636754]

Kokko, K., Pulkkinen, L., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., & Boxer, P. (2009). Intensity of aggression in childhood as a predictor of different forms of adult aggression: A two-country (Finland and United States) Analysis. Journal of Research in Adolescence.

Dubow, E.F., Boxer, P., & Huesmann, L.R. (2009). Long-term effects of parents’ educational and occupational success: Mediation by family interactions, child aggression, and teenage aspirations. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 55(3), 224-249. [PMC2853053]

Dubow, E. F., Huesmann, L. R., & Boxer, P. (2009). A Social-Cognitive-Ecological Framework for Understanding the Impact of Exposure to Persistent Ethnic-Political Violence on Children’s Psychosocial Adjustment. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 12(2), 113-126. [PMCID: PMC2744398]

Bushman, B. J., Huesmann, L. R., & Whitaker, J. L. (2009). Violent media effects. In R. L. Nabi & M. B. Oliver (Eds.), Media processes and effects (pp. 361-376). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gentile, D. A., Anderson, C. A., Yukawa, S., Ihori, N., Saleem, M., Ming, L. K., Liau, A. K., Khoo, A., Bushman, B. J., Huesmann, L. R., & Sakamoto, A. (2009). The effects of prosocial video games on prosocial behaviors: International evidence from correlational, longitudinal, and experimental studies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 752-763.

Bushman, B. J., & Huesmann, L. R. (2010). Aggression. In S. T. Fiske, D. T. Gilbert, & G. Lindzey (Eds.), Handbook of social psychology (5th ed., Ch. 23, pp. 833-863). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Huesmann, L. R. (2010). How to grow a terrorist without really trying: The Psychological Development of Terrorists from Childhood to Adulthood. In D. Antonius, A. D. Brown, T. K. Walters, J. M. Ramirez & S. J. Sinclair (Eds.). Interdisciplinary Analysis of Terrorism and Aggression (pp. 1-21). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Huesmann, L. R. (2010). Nailing the coffin shut on doubts that violent video games stimulate aggression: Comment on Anderson. Psychological Bulletin. 136, 179-181. [NIHMS185246]

Dubow, E. F., Boxer, P., Huesmann, L. R., Shikaki, K., Landau, S., Gvirsman, S. D., & Ginges, J. (2010). Exposure to Conflict and Violence across Contexts: Relations to Adjustment among Palestinian Children. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 39, 103-116. [PMC2856124]

Landau, S. F., Gvirsman, S. D., Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., Boxer, P. Ginges, J., and Shikaki, K. (2010).  The Effects of Exposure to Violence on Aggressive Behavior: The Case of Arab and Jewish Children in Israel.  In K. Osterman (Ed.), Indirect and direct aggression. New York: Peter Lang.

Huesmann, L. R., Dubow, E. F., & Boxer, P. (2011). The effect of religious participation on aggression over one’s lifetime and across generations. In J. Forgas, A. Kruglanski, & K. Williams (Eds.), Social Conflict and Aggression: The 13th Sydney Symposium on Social Psychology. (pp. 299-320),London: Psychology Press of Taylor and Francis.

Krahe, B., Moeller, I., Huesmann, L. R., Kirwil, L., Felber, J., & Berger, A. (2011). Desensitization to media violence: Antecedents, consequences, and content specificity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100(4), 630-646.

Huesmann, L. R. (2011). The Contagion of Violence. In Proceedings of the Workshop on the Social and Economic Costs of Violence, Global Forum on Violence (April 2011), National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC.