Edited Books

Schmidt, L.A., & Poole, K.L. (Editors). (2020). Adaptive Shyness: Multiple Perspectives on Behavior and Development (pp. xvii-327). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Publishers.

Burack, J.A., & Schmidt, L.A. (Editors). (2014). Cultural and Contextual Perspectives on Developmental Risk and Well-being (pp. xx-298). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Schmidt, L.A., & Segalowitz, S.J. (Editors). (2008). Developmental Psychophysiology: Theory, Systems, and Methods (pp. xxii-462). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Schmidt, L.A., & Schulkin, J. (Editors). (1999). Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia: Origins, Biological Mechanisms, and Clinical Outcomes (pp. x-311) (Series in Affective Science). New York: Oxford University Press.

Special Issues

Schmidt, L.A. (Editor). (2019). Personality development from multiple perspectives and contexts [Special Issue]. New Ideas in Psychology, 53, 1-74.

Schmidt, L.A., Burack, J.A., & Van Lieshout, R.J. (Editors).(2016). Developmental origins of adult mental health and illness. [Special Issue]. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 7(6), 564-625.

Schmidt, L.A., & Coplan, R.J. (Editors). (2014). Shyness, behavioral inhibition, and social withdrawal: Snapshots from the field. [Special Issue]. Infant and Child Development, 23(3), 217-352.

Vaillancourt, T., & Schmidt, L.A. (Editors). (2011). Aggression and peer victimization: Genetic, neurophysiological, and neuroendocrine considerations. [Special Issue]. Brain and Cognition, 77(2), 151-199.

Schmidt, L.A. (Editor). (2007). Social cognitive and affective neuroscience: Developmental and clinical perspectives. [Special Issue]. Brain and Cognition, 65(1), 1-142.

Schmidt, L.A. (Editor). (2003). Affective neuroscience. [Special Issue]. Brain and Cognition, 52(1), 1-133.

Selected Recent Book Chapters

Note: Names of students and research trainees are underlined.

Hassan, R., MacGowan, T.L., Poole, K.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2021). Evolutionary and neuroscientific perspectives on adaptive shyness. In R.J. Coplan, J.C. Bowker, & L.J. Nelson (Eds.), Handbook of Solitude: Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone (2nd Edition, pp. 16-30). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Schmidt, L.A., Poole, K.L., Fox, N.A., & Kagan, J. (2020). The study of behavioral inhibition and temperamental shyness across four academic generations. In L.A. Schmidt & K.L. Poole (Eds.), Adaptive Shyness: Multiple Perspectives on Behavior and Development (pp. 3-21). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Publishers.

Poole, K.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2020). Adaptive shyness: A developmental approach. In L.A. Schmidt & K.L. Poole (Eds.), Adaptive Shyness: Multiple Perspectives on Behavior and Development (pp. 25-40). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Publishers.

Poole, K.L., Tang, A., & Schmidt, L.A. (2018). The temperamentally shy child as the social adult: An exemplar of multifinality. In K. Perez-Edgar & N.A. Fox (Eds.), Behavioral Inhibition: Integrating Theory, Research, and Clinical Perspectives (pp. 185-212). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Publishers.

Chen, X., & Schmidt, L.A. (2015). Temperament and personality development. In R. Lerner (Editor-in-Chief), Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science (7th Ed.), In M. Lamb & C. Garcia-Coll (Section Editors), Vol 3, Social and Emotional Development (pp. 152-200). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Selected Recent Theoretical and Position Papers

Schmidt, L.A. (2020). Social distancing emotions: A new kind of (mal)adaptive shyness resulting from COVID-19. Psynopsis, 42(3), 20.

Schmidt, L.A., & Poole, K.L. (2019). On the bifurcation of temperamental shyness:  Development, adaptation, and neoteny [Special Issue]. New Ideas in Psychology, 53, 13-21.

Schmidt, L.A. (2018).  Understanding temperamental shyness:  Reflections on heterogeneity, context, and function.  In Uher, J., Trofimova, I., Sulis, W., Netter, P., Pessoa, L., Posner, M.I., Rothbart, M.K., Rusalov, V., Peterson, I.T., & Schmidt, L.A. Diversity in action: Exchange of perspectives and reflections on taxonomies of individual differences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society-B, Biological Sciences, 383: 20170172, 6-7.

Khan, A., Schmidt, L.A., & Chen X. (2017). Cultural neuroscience of emotion: Toward a developmental framework. Psychology & Neuroscience, 10, 11-40.

Schmidt, L.A., & Miskovic, V. (2013). A new perspective on temperamental shyness: Differential susceptibility to endogenous environmental influences. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 141-157.

Selected Recent Empirical Papers

Temperament, Biology, and Social Behavior in Typical Development: Developmental and Individual Differences

Krzeczkowski, J.E., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Transacting brains: testing an actor-partner model of frontal EEG activity in mother-infant dyads. Development and Psychopathology.

MacGowan, T.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Preschoolers’ social cognitive development in the age of screen time ubiquity. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.

MacGowan, T.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2020). Shyness, aggression, and empathy in children of shy mothers: Moderating influence of children's psychophysiological self-regulation. Developmental Psychobiology, 62, 324-338.

Poole, K.L., Khalesi, Z., Rutherford, M.D., Swain, A., Mullen, J.N., Hall, G.B., & Schmidt, L.A. (2020). Personality and opponent processes: Shyness, sociability, and visual afterimages to emotion.  Emotion, 20, 605-612.

Poole, K.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Frontal brain delta-beta correlation, salivary cortisol, and social anxiety in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60, 646-654.

Tang, A., Van Lieshout, R.J., Lahat, A., Duku, E., Boyle, M.H., Saigal, S., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017). Shyness trajectories across the first four decades predict mental health outcomes. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45, 1621-1633.

Temperament, Biology, and Social Behavior in Atypical Development: Exposure to Pre- and Post-Natal Adversity

Krzeczkowski, J.E., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Changes in psychophysiological and behavioral measures of emotion regulation in infants following maternal cognitive behavioral therapy for postpartum depression. Depression and Anxiety.

MacGowan, T.L., Tasker, S.L., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Differences in established joint attention in hearing-hearing and hearing-deaf mother-child dyads: Associations with social competence, settings, and tasks. Child Development

Mathewson, K.J., McGowan, P.O., de Vega, W.C., Van Lieshout, R.J., Morrison, K., Saigal,S., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). DNA methylation profiles in adults born at extremely low birth weight. Development and Psychopathology

Van Lieshout, R.J., McGowan, P.O., de Vega, W., Savoy, C.D., Morrison, K.M., Saigal, S., Mathewson, K.J., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Extremely low birth weight and accelerated biological aging. Pediatrics.

Hassan, R., MacMillan, H.L., Saigal, S., & Schmidt, L.A. (In press). Brain, interrupted: Alpha/delta EEG ratio patterns in survivors of pre and post-natal adversity. International Journal of Neuroscience

Hassan, R., MacMillan, H.L., Tanaka, M., & Schmidt, L.A. (2020). Psychophysiological influences on personality trajectories in adolescent females exposed to child maltreatment. Development and Psychopathology, 32, 1390-1401.

Lahat, A., Tang, A., Tanaka, M., Van Lieshout, R.J., MacMillian, H., & Schmidt, L.A. (2018). Longitudinal associations among child maltreatment, resting frontal electroencephalogram asymmetry, and adolescent shyness. Child Development, 89, 746-757.

Van Lieshout, R.J., Boyle, M.H., Favotto, L., Krzeczkowski, J.E., Savoy, C., Saigal, S., Morrison, K.M., & Schmidt, L.A. (2018). Impact of extremely low birth weight status on risk and resilience for depression and anxiety in adulthood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59, 596-603.

Mathewson, K.J., Chow, C.T., Dobson, K.G., Pope, E.I., Schmidt, L.A., & Van Lieshout, R.J. (2017). Mental health of extremely low birth weight survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 347-383.

Temperament, Anxiety, and Psychophysiology in Ecologically Salient, Novel Contexts: The Surgical Setting

Chow, C.H.T., Schmidt, L.A., & Buckley, N. (In press). The role of anxiety and related states in pediatric postsurgical pain. Canadian Journal of Pain.

Chow, C.H.T., Rizwan, A., Xu, R., Poulin, L., Bhardwaj, V., Van Lieshout, R.J., Buckley, N., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Association of temperament with preoperative anxiety in pediatric patients undergoing surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open, 2(6):e195614, 1-19.

Chow, C.H.T., Nejati, N., Poole, K.L., Van Lieshout, R.J., Buckley, N., & Schmidt, L.A. (2017). Children’s shyness in a surgical setting. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 26, 190-197.

Chow, C.H.T., Van Lieshout, R.J., Schmidt, L.A., & Buckley, N. (2017). Tablet-based intervention for reducing children’s preoperative anxiety: A pilot study. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 38, 409-416.

Chow, C.H.T., Van Lieshout, R.J., & Buckley, N. & Schmidt, L.A. (2016). Children's Preoperative Multidimensional Anxiety Scale (CPMAS): Development and validation. Psychological Assessment, 28, 1101-1109.

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