Tan C.C., Lumeng, J.C., & Miller A.L.** (2019). Development and Preliminary Validation of a Feeding Coparenting Scale (FCS).  Appetite, 139, 152-158

Lee, DB, Assari, S, Miller, AL, Hsieh, HF, Heinze, JH, & Zimmerman, MA (2019). Positive Parenting Moderates the Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Executive Functioning: A Three-Generation ApproachJournal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 1878-1885.

Kasper, N., Ball, S.C. Halverson, K., Miller, A.L., Appugliese, D., Rosenblum, K., Lumeng, J.C., & Peterson, K.E.  (2019) Deconstructing the family meal: Are characteristics of the mealtime environment associated with the healthfulness of meals served? Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 119, 1296-1304. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2019.01.009.

Miller, AL, Riley, HO, Domoff, SE, Gearhardt, AN, Sturza, J, Kaciroti, N, & Lumeng, JC (2019).  Weight status moderates stress-eating in the absence of hunger associations in children. Appetite136, 184-192.

Bauer KW, Weeks HM, Lumeng JC, Miller AL, Gearhardt AN. (2019). Maternal Executive Function and the Family Food EnvironmentAppetite, 137, 21-26.

Daniels, SR, Pratt, CA, Hollister, EB, Labarthe, D, Cohen, DA, Walker, JR, Beech, BM, Balagopal, B, Beebe, DW, Gillman, MW, Goodrich, JM, Jaquish, C, Kit, B, Miller, AL, Olds, D, Oken, E, Rajakumar, K, Sherwood, NE, Spruijt-Metz, D, Steinberger, J, Suglia, SF, Teitelbaum, SL, Urbina, EM, Van Horn, L, Ward, D, Young, ME (2019).  Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Early Childhood and Transitions in Childhood Through Adolescence: A Workshop ReportJournal of Pediatrics, 209, 240-251.e.1

Jansen, E.C., Peterson, K.E., Lumeng, J.C., Kaciroti, N., LeBourgeois, M.K., Chen, K., & Miller, A.L.** [senior author] (2019). Association Between Sleep and Dietary Patterns Among Low-Income Preschool Children  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 119, 1176-1187. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2019.01.008

Miller, AL, Miller, SE, LeBourgeois, MK, Sturza, J, Rosenblum, KL, & Lumeng, JC (2019).  Sleep duration and quality are associated with eating behavior in low-income toddlersAppetite, 135,

Munzer, TG, Miller, AL, Weeks, HM, Kaciroti, N, Radesky. (2019).  Differences in Parent-Toddler Interactions with Electronic versus print books. Pediatrics, 143, e20182012.

Julian, MM, Leung, CYY, Rosenblum, KL, LeBourgeois, MK, Lumeng, JC, Kaciroti, N, & Miller, A.L.** [senior author].  (2019).  Parenting and toddler self-regulation: What does sleep have to do with it? Infant Mental Health Journal, 40, 479-495.

Domoff, SE, Radesky, J, Harrison, K, Riley, H., Lumeng, JC, & Miller AL** [senior author] (2019). A Naturalistic Study of Child and Family Screen Media and Mobile Device Use in the Digital AgeJournal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 401-410. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1275-1.

Brophy-Herb, H., Miller, A.L., Martoccio, T., Horodynski, M., Senehi, N., Contreras, D., Dalimonte-Merckling, D., Favreau, Z., Peterson, K., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2019). Do child temperament and gender moderateassociations between classroom climate and preschoolers’ social-emotional competencies? Early Childhood Research Quarterly47, 518-530.

Pesch, M.H., Viechnicki, G.B., Appugliese, D.P., Miller, A., Rosenblum, K.L., & Lumeng, J.C.  (2019). A mixed methods analysis of maternal response to children’s consumption of a platable food: Differences by child weight status. Pediatric Obesity, 13, e12474. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12474.

Domoff, S., Harrison, K, Gearhardt, AN, Gentile, D., Lumeng, JC, & Miller AL** [senior author] (2019).  Development and validation of the problematic media use measure: a parent report measure of screen media “addiction” in children. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8, 2-11.  doi: /10.1037/ppm0000163


Pesch, MH, Berlin, KS, Cesaro, RJ, Rybak, TM, Miller, AL, Rosenblum, KL, & Lumeng, JC (2018).  Maternal discouragement and child intake of a palatable dessert: A multilevel sequential analysisAppetite, 129,

Pesch, M.H., Appugliese, D.P., Miller, A., Rosenblum, K.L., Lumeng, J.C., & Bauer, K.W. (2018). Approaches to restrictive feeding: Associations with child weight and eating behaviorEating Behaviors, 31, 74-79.

Lee, D.B., Peckins, M., Miller, A.L., Hope, M.O., Neblett, E.W., Assari, S., Munoz-Velazquez, J., & Zimmerman, M.A. (2018) Pathways from racial discrimination to cortisol/DHEA imbalance: Protective role of religious involvement. Ethnicity and Health, 10, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2018.1520815.

Van Sparrentak, M., Chang, T., Miller, A., & Sonneville, K. (2018/in press). Youth Opinions on Guns and Gun Control in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics, 172, 884-886. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1746

Miller , A. L., & Lumeng, J. C. (2018).  Pathways of association from stress to obesity in early childhood.  Obesity, 26, 1117-1124.

Tan, C.C., Walczak, M., Roach, E., Lumeng, J.C., & Miller, A.M. (2018).
Longitudinal associations between eating and drinking engagement during mealtime and eating in the absence of hunger in low income toddlers.  Appetite, 130, 29-34.

Song, J.H., Miller, A.L., Leung, C. Y. Y., Lumeng, J. C., & Rosenblum, K.L. (2018).  Positive parenting moderates the association between temperament and self-regulation in low-income toddlers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 2354–2364. doi:10.1007/s10826-018-1066-8

Davison KK, Blake CE, Kachurak A, Lumeng JC, Coffman DL, Miller AL, Hughes SO, Power TG, Vaughn AF, Blaine RE, Younginer N, Fisher JO (2018). Development and preliminary validation of the Parenting around SNAcking Questionnaire (P-SNAQ)Appetite, 125, 323-332.

Munzer, T.G., Miller, A.L., Peterson K.E., Brophy-Herb, H.E.,Horodynski, M.A., Contreras, D., Sturza, J., Lumeng, J.C., & Radesky, J. (2018).  Media exposure in low-income preschool-aged children is associated with multiple measures of self-regulatory behaviorJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 39, 303-309. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000560

Briones, NF, Cesaro, RJ, Appugliese, DP, Miller, AL, Rosenblum, KL, & Pesch, MH. (2018). Do children with obesity have worse table manners? Associations between child table manners, weight status and weight gain. Appetite, 125, 57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.01.021.

Miller, A.L., Gearhardt, A.N., Retzloff, L.B., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2018).  Early childhood stress and child age predict longitudinal increases in obesogenic eating among low-income children.  Academic Pediatrics, 18, 685-691. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2018.01.007

Fernandez, C., DeJesus, J., Appugliese, DP, Miller, AL, Rosenblum, K, Lumeng, JC, Pesch M. (2018). Selective eating behaviors in children: An observational validation of parental report measures, Appetite, 127, 163-170.

DeJesus JM, Gelman, SA Viechnicki, GB, Appugliese, DP, Miller, AL, Rosenblum, KL, & Lumeng, JC (2018) An investigation of maternal food intake and maternal food talk as predictors of children’s food intake. Appetite, 127, 356-363.

Radesky, J., Leung, C., Appugliese, D.P., Miller, A.L., Lumeng, J.C., & Rosenblum, K.L. (2018).  Maternal mental representations of the child and mobile phone use during parent-child mealtimes. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 39, 310-317. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000556

Doom, JR, Cook, SH, Sturza, JM, Kaciroti, N, Gearhardt, AN, Vazquez, DM, Lumeng, JC, & Miller, AL** [senior author] (2018) Family conflict, chaos, and negative life events predict cortisol activity in low-income children. Developmental Psychobiology, 60:364379doi: 10.1002/dev.21602.

Munzer, T.G., Miller, A.L., Brophy-Herb, H.E., Peterson K.E., Horodynski, M.A., Contreras, D., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J.C. (2018). Characteristics associated with parent-teacher concordance on child behavior problem ratings in low-income preschoolersAcademic Pediatrics, 18, 452-459.  doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.10.006.

Horodynski, M., Brophy-Herb, H., Martoccio, T., Contreras, D., Peterson, K., Shattuck, M., Senehi, N., Favreau, Z., Miller, A., Sturza, J., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2018).  Familial psychosocial risk classes and preschooler body mass index:  The moderating effect of caregiver feeding style.  Appetite, 123216-224

Lumeng, JC, Miller, AL, Appugliese, DA, Rosenblum, K, & Kaciroti, N, (2018).  Picky eating, pressuring feeding, and growth in toddlers. Appetite, 123, 299-305.  doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.12.020.

Miller , A.L., Gearhardt, A.N., Fredericks, E.M., Katz, B. Fink Shapiro, L., Holden, K., Kaciroti, N., Gonzalez, R. Hunter, C., & Lumeng, J.C. (2018).  Targeting Self-Regulation to Promote Health Behaviors in ChildrenBehaviour Research and Therapy- Special Issue, Science of Behavior Change, 101, 71-81. doi:  10.1016/j.brat.2017.09.008

Lee , D.B., Peckins, M.K., Heinze, J.E., Miller A.L., Assari, S., & Zimmerman, M.A. (2018).  Psychological pathways from racial discrimination to cortisol in African-American males and femalesJournal of Behavioral Medicine, 41, 208-220. doi: 10.1007/s10865-017-9887-2.

Zimmerman, M.A., Eisman, A.B., Reischl, T., Miller, A. L., Franzen, S., Morrell-Samuels, S. (2018) Youth Empowerment Solutions:  Evaluation of an after-school program to engage middle school students in community changeHealth Education and Behavior, 45, 20-31. doi:10.1177/1090198117710491

Pesch, M., Miller, AL, Appugliese, D, Rosenblum, K, & Lumeng, JC (2018).  Mothers of obese children use more direct imperatives to restrict eating. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50, 403-407. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.10.010

Julian, MM, Rosenblum, KL Doom, JR, Leung, CYY, Lumeng, JC, Gomez-Cruz, M., Vazquez, DM, & Miller AL** [senior author] (2018).  Oxytocin and parenting behavior among impoverished mothers with low vs. high early-life stress.  Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 21, 375-382. doi: 10.1007/s00737-017-0798-6.

Morrell-Samuels, S, Rupp, L, Eisman, A., Miller, AL, Stoddard, S, Franzen, S, Hutchinson P, & Zimmerman, MA (2018). Measuring the implementation of Youth Empowerment Solutions. Health Promotion Practice, 19(4), 581–589. doi: 10.1177/1524839917736511



Bauer KW, Haines, J, Kaciroti, NA, Miller, AL, Rosenblum, K, Appugliese, D., & Lumeng, JC (2017).  Maternal restrictive feeding and eating in the absence of hunger among toddlers: a cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 172. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0630-8.

Jansen, EC, Miller, AL, Lumeng, JC, Kaciroti., N, Brophy-Herb, H, Horodynski, M., Contreras, D. & Peterson, KE.  (2017). Externalizing behavior is prospectively associated with intake of added sugar and sodium among low socioeconomic status preschoolers in a sex-specific manner. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14, 135. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0591-y.

Gearhardt, AN, Miller AL, Sturza, J, Epstein, LH, & Lumeng, JC. (2017). Behavioral associations with overweight in low-income children. Obesity, 25, 2123-2127.  doi: 10.1002/oby.22033

Brown, CL, Perrin, EM, Peterson, KE, Brophy Herb, HE, Horodynski, MA, Contreras, D, Miller, AL, Appugliese, DP, Ball, SC, Lumeng, JC (2017).   Association of picky eating with weight status and dietary quality among low-income preschoolers. Academic Pediatrics, 18, 334-341. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.08.014

Miller AL, Dawson L, & Welker E. (2017). Stress in Early Life and Childhood Obesity Risk. Research Review. Durham, NC: Healthy Eating Research. Available at:

Roach, E., Viechnicki, G., Retzloff, L.B., Davis-Kean, P., Lumeng, J.C., & Miller, A. L.** [senior author] (2017). Family food talk, child eating behavior, and maternal feeding practicesAppetite, 117, 40-50 DOI:10.1016/j.appet.2017.06.001

Thellman, K.E., Dmitrieva, J., Miller, A.L., Harsh, J.R., LeBourgeois, M.K. (2017). Sleep timing is associated with self-reported dietary patterns in 9- to 15-year-olds.  Sleep Health3, 269-275.  DOI:10.1016/j.sleh.2017.05.005

Doom, J.R., Hazzard, V.M., Bauer, K.W., Clark, C.J. & Miller, A.L.** [senior author] (2017).  Does striving to succeed come at a cardiovascular or psychosocial cost for adults who experienced child maltreatment?  Development and Psychopathology – Special Issue, Biological and behavioral effects of early adversity on multiple levels of development.  29(5):1905-1919.  doi: 10.1017/S0954579417001481.

Jansen E., Kasper, N, Lumeng, JC, Brophy-Herb, H., Horodynski, M., Miller, AL., Contreras, D., & Peterson, KE. (2017).  Changes in household food insecurity in relation to concurrent changes in adiposity and dietary quality among Michigan Head Start preschoolers. Social Science and Medicine 181:168-176. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.04.003.

Domoff, S., Miller AL, Khalatbari, N., Pesch, M., Harrison, K, Rosenblum, K, & Lumeng, JC, Maternal beliefs about television and parental mediation in a low-income sample (2017). Journal of Children and Media, 11, 278-294.

Branch, JM, Appugliese, DP, Rosenblum, K, Miller, AL, Lumeng, JC, & Bauer, KW (2017).  Feeding and mealtime correlates of maternal concern about child weight.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(6):490-496. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.03.011.

Lumeng, JC, Miller, AL, Horodynski, MA, Brophy Herb, HE, Contreras, D, Lee, HJ, Sturza, J, Kaciroti, N, Peterson, KE. (2017).  Improving self-regulation for obesity prevention in Head Start:  A randomized controlled trial.  Pediatrics, ;139(5): e20162047.

Miller, A.L., Kaciroti, N., Sturza, J., Retzloff, L.B., Rosenblum, K.L., Vazquez, D.M. & Lumeng, J. C., (2017).  Associations between stress biology indicators and overweight across toddlerhood. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 79, 98-106.

Buvinger, E., Rosenblum, K., Miller, A.L., Kaciroti, N.A., Lumeng, J.C. (2017).  Observed infant food cue responsivity: Associations with maternal report of infant eating behavior and infant weight gain.  Appetite, 112, 219-226.


Eisman, A.B., Zimmerman, M.A., Kruger, D., Reischl, T., Miller, A. L., Franzen, S., Morrel-Samuels, S. (2016). Psychological Empowerment among Urban Youth: Measurement Model and Associations with Youth Outcomes.In Press, American Journal of Community Psychology doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12094.

Mullins, E.M. Miller, AL, Cherian, S.C., Lumeng, JC, Wright, K.P., Kurth, S. & LeBourgeois, M.K. (2016). Acute Sleep Restriction Increases Dietary Intake in Preschool Children. Journal of Sleep Research. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12450

Bush, N.R. Allison, A. L., Miller, A.L., Deardorff, J., Adler, N.E., Boyce, W.T. (2016). Socioeconomic disparities in childhood obesity risk: Moderation by the oxytocin polymorphism. JAMA Pediatrics. DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2332

Reed M, Park DB, Miller A, Kaciroti N, Love M, Lumeng JC. ShapeCoder: A new method for visual quantification of body mass index in young children. Pediatric Obesity.

Cook, S., Juster, RP., Calebs, B.J., Heinze, J., Miller, A.L. (accepted,Psychoneuroendocrinology). Cortisol profiles differ by race/ethnicity among young sexual minority men.

Miller, A. L., Song, J.H., Sturza, J., Lumeng, J. C., Rosenblum, K., Kaciroti, N. and Vazquez, D. M. (2016). Child cortisol moderates the association between family routines and emotion regulation in low-income children. Developmental Psychobiology doi:10.1002/dev.21471

Pesch, M.H., Meixner, K.A., Applugliese, D. P., Rosenblum, K.L., Miller, A.L., & Lumeng, J.C. (2016).   The evolution of mothers’ beliefs about overweight and obesity in their early school age children. Academic Pediatrics, S1876-2859(16)30096-1. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.03.008. PMID: 27045463. 

Pesch, M.H., Miller, A.L., Applugliese, D. P., Kaciroti, N., Rosenblum, K.L., & Lumeng, J.C. (in press, Child: Care, Health and Development). Low-income mothers’ goals predict observed home mealtime and child feeding practices.  

Miller, A.L., Rosenblum, K.L., Retzloff, L., & Lumeng, J. C. (2016). Observed self-regulation is associated with weight in low-income toddlers. Appetite, 105, 705-712. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2016.07.007

Brown, C., Pesch, M, Perrin, E.M., Appugliese, D.P., Miller, A.L., Rosenblum, K., & Lumeng, J.C. (2016).   Maternal Concern for Child Undereating. (accepted, Academic Pediatrics).

Miller, A.L. (2016). Neurocognitive processes and pediatric obesity interventions: Review of current literature and suggested future directions. In: S. Naar & B. Stanton (Eds.), Pediatric Clinics of North America, Special Issue on T1 Translation in Behavioral Interventions for Pediatric Obesity, pp. 447-458.

Asta, K., Miller, A. L., Retzloff, L., Rosenblum, K., Kaciroti, N.A., & Lumeng, J.C. (2016).   Eating in the absence of hunger as a predictor of weight gain in low-income toddlers. Pediatrics, 137(5), 1-8. PMID: 27244808, PMC4845876.

Doan, S., Tardif, T.Z., Miller, A.L., Kessler, D., Felt, B., & Wang, L. (2016). Consequences of “Tiger” Parenting: A Cross-Cultural Study of Maternal Psychological Control and Children’s Cortisol Stress Response. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12404. Developmental Science, 1-9.

Mosli, R.H., Miller, A.L., Peterson, K. E., Gearhardt, A.N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2016). Maternal behavior as a predictor of sibling interactions during mealtimes.  Eating Behaviors21, 76-79

Fernandez, C., Kasper, N., Miller, A. L., Lumeng, J., C., & Peterson, K.E. (2016). The Association of Dietary Variety and Diversity with Body Mass Index in U.S. Preschool Children. Pediatrics, 137, e 20152307

Cook, S. H., Heinze, J., Miller, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. (2016). Transitions in friendship attachment in adolescence associated with developmental trajectories of depression through adulthood. Journal of Adolescent Health, 58(3), 260-266.

Pesch, M. H., Rizk, M., Rosenblum, K. L., Appugliese, D. P., Miller, A. L., & Lumeng, J. C. (2016).   Maternal concern about child overeating is associated with child obese weight status but not with behaviors to decrease child food intake. (in press, Eating Behaviors).

Kasper, N., Mandel, C., Ball, S., Miller, A.L., Lumeng, J.C., & Peterson, K.E. (2016).   The Healthy Meal Index: A measure of meal healthfulness in observed family dinnertimes. (in press, Pediatrics).

Pesch, M. H., Rosenblum, K. L., Appugliese, D. P., Miller, A. L., & Lumeng, J. C. (2016).   Maternal pressure and restriction: Differences by food type and child weight status. (in press, Appetite).

Mosli, R.H., Miller, A.L., Peterson, K.E., & Lumeng, J. C. (2016). Sibling feeding behavior: Mothers as role models during mealtimes. Appetite, 96:617-20. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.11.006

Miller, A. L., Ellis, A., & Domoff, S. E. (2016). Food Talk in FamiliesSocializing Children through Language, 147.


Domoff, S.E., Miller, A. L., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Validation of the Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire in a low-income preschool-aged sample in the United States. Appetite, 95, 415-420. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.08.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Kruger, D., Carrothers, J., Franzen, S.P., Miller, A. L., Reischl, T., Stoddard, S., & Zimmerman, M. (2015). The role of present time perspective in predicting early adolescent violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. pii: 0886260515619752 [Epub ahead of print]

Leung, C. Y. Y., Miller, A. L., Lumeng, J. C., Kaciroti, N.K., & Rosenblum, K. L. (2015). Maternal representations of their children in relation to feeding beliefs and practices among low-income mothers of young children. Appetite, 95, 176-181. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.06.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Locke, R., Miller, A. L., Seifer, R., & Heinze, J. (2015). Context-inappropriate anger relates to emotion knowledge and social functioning in preschool. Developmental Psychology, 51(10), 1450-1463.

Pesch, M. H., Wentz, E. E., Rosenblum, K. L., Appugliese, D. P., Miller, A. L., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). “You’ve got to settle down!”: Mothers’ perceptions of physical activity in their young children. BMC Pediatrics. doi:  10.1186/s12887-015-0466-9

Mosli, R.H., Lumeng, J.C., Kaciroti, N., Peterson, K. E., Rosenblum, K., Baylin, A., & Miller, A. L. [senior author] (2015). Higher weight status of only and last-born children: Maternal feeding and child eating behaviors as underlying processes among 4-8 year olds. Appetite, 92, 167-172.

Malika, N., Hayman, L. W., Miller, A. L., Lee, H. J., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Low-income women’s conceptualizations of food craving and food addiction. Eating Behaviors, 18 25-29. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.03.005

Goulding, A. N., Lumeng, J. C., Rosenblum, K.L., Chen, Y. P., Kaciroti, N., & Miller, A.L.[senior author] (2015). Maternal feeding goals described by low-income mothers: A qualitative study. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior S1499-4046(15)00124-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2015.03.012

Mosli, R.H., Miller, A.L., Kaciroti, N., Peterson, K. E., Rosenblum, K., Baylin, A., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Mealtime behavior among siblings and body mass index of 4-8 year olds: A videotaped observational study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12; 94. doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0256-7.

ElHassan, M. E., Miller, A.L., Vazquez, D. M., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Associations of prenatal and perinatal factors with cortisol diurnal pattern and reactivity to stress at preschool age among children living in poverty. , Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology, 7, 114-120. DOI: 10.4274/jcrpe.1685

Leung, C. Y. Y., Miller, A. L., Kaciroti, N., Chen, Y. P., Rosenblum, K., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Low-income preschoolers with higher temperamental surgency enjoy and respond more to food, mediating the path to higher body mass index. Pediatric Obesity. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12042. [Epub ahead of print]

Miller, A. L., Lumeng, J. C., & LeBourgeois, M. K. (2015). Sleep patterns and obesity in childhood. Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes. 22, 41–47. doi:10.1097/MED.0000000000000125

Danford, C.A., Schultz, C.S., Rosenblum, K., Miller, A., & Lumeng, J.C. (2015). Perceptions of low-income mothers about the causes and ways to prevent overweight in children. Child: Care, Health, and Development [PMID: 25980311] doi: 10.1111/cch.12256

Grabell, A. Miller, A. L., Wang, L., Olson, S. L., Tilbury, D., Kaciroti, N., Kessler, D., & Tardif, T. (2015). The impact of culture on physiological processes of emotion regulation: A comparison of US and Chinese preschoolers. Developmental Science, 18, 3, 420-435. DOI: 10.1111/desc.12227

Heinze, J., Miller, A. L., Seifer, R., & Locke, R. (2015). Emotion knowledge, loneliness, negative social experiences, and internalizing symptoms among low-income preschoolers. Social Development, 24(2) 240-265. DOI: 10.1111/sode.12083

Mosli, R.H., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., Kaciroti, N., Rosenblum, K., Baylin, A., & Lumeng, JC. (2015). Birth order and sibship composition as predictors of overweight among US low-income 4- to 8-year-old children. Pediatric Obesity. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12018.

Miller, A. L. (2015). Commentary on Keyes, KM, Maslowsky, J, Hamilton, A, & Schulenberg, J. The Great Sleep Recession: Changes in Sleep Duration Among US Adolescents, 1991–2012. Pediatrics March 2015;135(3);460-468. Year Book of Pediatrics.

Radesky, J., Miller A.L., Rosenblum, K., Chen, Y.P., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J.C. (2015). Maternal mobile device use during a structured parent-child interaction task. Academic Pediatrics, 15(2), 238-244. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.10.001.

Miller, A. L., Sturza, J., Rosenblum, K., Vazquez, D. M., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2015). Salivary alpha amylase diurnal pattern and stress response are associated with body mass index in low-income preschool-aged children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 53, 40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.12.011.

Lumeng, J. C., Kaciroti, N., Sturza, J., Krusky, A. M., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., Lipton, R., & Reischl, T. M. (2015). Changes in body mass index associated with Head Start participation. Pediatrics, 135(2):e449-56. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1725.

O’Connell, L., Lumeng, J., & Miller, A.L.[senior author] (2015). Impact of Motivational Interviewing on Intention to Attend Parenting Classes and Parenting Class Attendance. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 36 (2): S3-S3.

Miller, A.L. (2015). Early life stress and childhood obesity risk. Commissioned Paper, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Healthy Eating Research.


Hayman, L. W., Jong, H., Miller, A. L. & Lumeng, J. C. (2014). Low-income women’s conceptualizations of emotional- and stress-eating. Appetite, 83, 269-276. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.09.005

Miller, A. L., Seifer, R., Crossin, R., & LeBourgeois, M. K. (2014). Toddler’s self-regulation strategies in a challenge context are nap-dependent. Journal of Sleep Research. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12260.

Miller, A. L., Weston, L. E., Perryman, J., Horwitz, T., Franzen, S., & Cochran, S. (2014). Parenting While Incarcerated: Tailoring the Strengthening Families Program intervention for use with jailed mothers. Children and Youth Services Review, 44, 163-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.06.013

Wilson, K., Lumeng, J. C., Kaciroti, N., Chen, Y. P., LeBourgeois, M. K., Chervin, R. D., & Miller, A. L.[senior author] (2014). Sleep hygiene practices and bedtime resistance in low-income preschoolers: Does temperament matter? Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 15, 1-12.

 Ellis, S., Rosenblum, K., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., & Lumeng, J. C. (2014). Meaning of the terms “overweight” and “obese” among low-income women. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46(4), 299-303. S1499-4046 (10.1016/j.jneb.2013.08.006)

Leung, C.Y.Y., Lumeng, J.C., Kaciroti, N., Chen, Y.P., Rosenblum, K., & Miller, A. L. [senior author] (2014). Surgency and negative affectivity, but not effortful control, uniquely predict obesogenic eating behaviors among low-income preschoolers.  Appetite, 78, 139-146. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.03.025

Chung, S., Wilson, K. E., Miller, A. L., Johnson, D., Lumeng, J. C., & Chervin, R. D. (2014). Home sleeping conditions and sleep quality in low-income preschool children. Sleep Medicine Research, 5(1), 1-5.

Goulding, A.N., Rosenblum, K.L., Miller, A.L., Peterson, K.E., Chen, Y. P., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J. C. (2014). Associations between maternal depressive symptoms and child feeding practices in a cross-sectional study of low-income mothers and their young children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11/75. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-75

Miller, A. L., Kaciroti, N., LeBourgeois, M. K., Chen, Y. P., Sturza, J., & Lumeng, J.C. (2014). Sleep timing moderates the sleep duration-body mass index association in low-income preschool-age children. Academic Pediatrics, 14(2), 207-213. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2013.12.003.

Miller, A. L., Lee, H.J., & Lumeng, J. C. (2014). Obesity-associated biomarkers and executive function in children. (invited review, Pediatric Research, doi: 10.1038/pr.2014.158

Conway, A., McDonough, S.C., MacKenzie, M. K., Miller, A. L., Dayton, C., Rosenblum, K., Muzik, M., & Sameroff, A. J. (2014). Maternal sensitivity and latency to positive emotion following challenge: Pathways through effortful control. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(3), 274–284. Doi9: 10.1002/imhj.21445

Wilson, K., Miller, A. L., Lumeng, J. C. & Chervin, R. D. (2014). Sleep environments and sleep durations in a sample of low-income preschool children. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(3), 299-305. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.3534

Lumeng, J.C., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., Kaciroti, N., Sturza, J., Rosenblum, K., & Vazquez, D.M. (2014).   Diurnal cortisol pattern, eating behaviors, and overweight in low-income preschool-aged children. Appetite, 73, 65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.10.016

Aiyer, S., Heinze, J., Miller, A.L., Stoddard, S., Eisman, A., & Zimmerman, M. (2014). Exposure to violence predicting cortisol response during adolescence and early adulthood: Understanding moderating factors. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(7), 1066-1079. doi: 10.1007/s10964-014-0097-8

Wilson, K., Miller, A. L., Bonuck, K., Lumeng, J. C. & Chervin, R. D. (2014). Evaluation of a sleep education program for low-income preschool children and their families. SLEEP, 37(6), 1117-1125. doi: 10.5665/sleep.3774


Miller, A. L., Lumeng, C. N., Delproposto, J., Florek, B., Wendorf, K., & Lumeng, J. C. (2013). Obesity-related hormones in low-income preschool-age children: Implications for school readiness. Mind, Brain and Education, 7 (4), 246-255.

Miller, A. L., Clifford, C., Sturza, J., Rosenblum, K.,Vazquez, D. M., Kaciroti, N., & Lumeng, J.C. (2013).   Blunted cortisol response to stress is associated with higher body mass index in low-income preschool-aged children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38, 2611-2617.

Zimmerman, M.A., Stoddard, S., Eisman, A., Caldwell, C., Aiyer, S., & Miller, A. L. (2013). Adolescent resilience: Promotive factors that inform prevention. Child Development Perspectives, 7, 215-220.

Miller, A. L., Perryman, J., Markovitz, L., Franzen, S., Cochran, S., & Brown, S. (2013). Strengthening incarcerated families: Evaluating a pilot program for children of incarcerated parents and their caregivers. Family Relations, 62, 584 – 596. DOI:10.1111/fare.12029

Lane, J., Wellman, H., Olson, S. L., Miller, A. L., Wang, L., & Tardif, T. Z. (2013). Relations between temperament and Theory of Mind development in the US and China: Biological and behavioral correlates of preschoolers’ false-belief understanding. Developmental Psychology, 49(5), 825-836. PMID: 22686170


Miller, A.L., Horodynski, M. A., Brophy-Herb, H. E., Peterson, K. E., Contreras, D., Kaciroti, N., Staples-Watson, J. & Lumeng, J.C. (2012). Enhancing self-regulation as a strategy for obesity prevention in Head Start preschoolers: The Growing Healthy Study. BMC Public Health, 12: 1040. [highly accessed article]

 Miller, A.L., Krusky, A., Franzen, S., Cochran, S., & Zimmerman, M. (2012). Partnering to translate evidence-based practices to community settings: Bridging the gap between research and practice. Health Promotion Practice, 13(4), 559-566; doi: 10.1177/1524839912438749

Berger, R. H., Miller, A. L., Seifer, R., Cares, S., & LeBourgeois, M.K. (2012). Acute sleep restriction effects on emotion responses in 30- to 36-month-old children. Journal of Sleep Research, Jun;21(3):235-46. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00962.x


Hindman, A., Miller, A. L., Froyen, L., & Skibbe, L. (2011). A portrait of family involvement during Head Start: Nature, extent, and predictors. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27, 654-667. Special Issue, Supporting Optimal Child Development through Early Head Start and Head Start Programs: Secondary Data Analyses of FACES and EHSREP. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2011.11.002.

Hindman, A., Cromley, J. G. Skibbe, L., & Miller, A. L.[senior author] (2011). Conventional and piecewise growth modeling techniques: Applications and implications for investigating Head Start children’s early literacy learning. Evaluation Review, 35, 204-239.

Olson, S. L., Tardif, T.Z., Miller, A. L., Felt, B., Grabell, A., Kessler, D., Wang, L., Karasawa, M., & Hirabayashi, H. (2011). Inhibitory control and harsh discipline as predictors of externalizing problems in young children: A comparative study of U.S., Chinese, and Japanese preschoolers. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 1163-1175.

Berhenke, A., Miller, A. L.[senior author], Brown. E., Seifer, R., & Dickstein, S. (2011). Observed emotional and behavioral indicators of motivation predict school readiness in Head Start graduates. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26, 430-441. [senior author]


 Hindman, A., Skibbe, L., Miller, A. L., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2009). Ecological contexts and early learning: Contributions of child, family, and classroom factors during Head Start to literacy and mathematics growth through first grade. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25, 235-250. [one of the journal’s “most cited” articles from 2009-2014]


 Coyne, L., Low, C. M., Miller, A. L., Seifer, R., & Dickstein, S. (2007). Maternal empathic understanding of their toddlers: Associations with maternal sensitivity and depression. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 16, 483-497.

Miller, A. L. & Dickstein, S. (2007). Promoting child outcomes through program evaluation: Teachers’ use of the HS MAP: 0-5 system. Administration for Children and Families/Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (ACF/OPRE) Topic Brief.


Miller, A.L., Seifer, R., Stroud, L., Sheinkopf, S.J., & Dickstein, S. (2006). Biobehavioral indices of emotion regulation relate to school attitudes, motivation, and behavior problems in a low-income preschool sample. In: Lester, B.M., Masten, A.S., and McEwen, B. (Eds.) Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1094: Resilience in Children, pp. 325-329. Blackwell Publishing, Boston, MA.

Miller, A. L., Fine, S. E., Gouley, K. K., Seifer, R., & Dickstein, S. (2006). Showing and telling about emotions: Interrelations between facets of emotional competence and associations with classroom adjustment in Head Start preschoolers. Cognition & Emotion, 20, (8) 1170-1192.

Mansell, A. L., Walders, N., Carter, D. R., Steele, D. W., Devin, J., Monica, T., Miller, A. L., & Wamboldt, F. (2006). Effect of body mass index on response to methacholine bronchial provocation in healthy and asthmatic adolescents. Pediatric Pulmonology, 41, 434-440.


 Miller, A. L., Gouley, K. K., Seifer, R., Dickstein, S., & Shields, A. (2004). Emotions and behaviors in the Head Start classroom: Associations among observed dysregulation, social competence, and preschool adjustment. Early Education and Development, 15, 147-165.

Miller, A. L., Gouley, K. K., Seifer, R., Zakriski, A., Eguia, M., & Vergnani, M. (2005). Emotion knowledge skills in low-income elementary school children: Associations with social status and peer experiences. Social Development, 14, 637-651.

Miller, A. L. (2005). Book review: Observing children in their natural worlds: A methodological primer (2nd Ed.). Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 26(3), 247.


 Seifer, R., Gouley, K. K., Miller, A. L., & Zakriski, A. (2004). Implementation of the PATHS curriculum in an urban elementary school. Special Issue: Prevention Interventions with Young Children. Early Education and Development, 15, 471-485.


 Miller, A. L., Gouley, K. K., Shields, A., Seifer, R., Dickstein, S., Magee, K. D., & Fox, C. (2003). Brief functional screening for transition difficulties prior to enrollment predicts socio-emotional competence and school adjustment in Head Start preschoolers. Early Child Development and Care, 173, 681-698.


 Miller, A. L., McDonough, S. C., Rosenblum, K. R., & Sameroff, A. J. (2002). Emotion regulation in context: Situational effects on infant and caregiver behavior. Infancy, 4, 403-433.

Rosenblum, K. R., McDonough, S. C., Muzik, M., Miller, A. L., & Sameroff, A. J. (2002). Maternal representations of the infant: Effects on infant response to the still-face. Child Development, 73, 999-1015.

Miller, A. L., Notaro, P. C., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2002). Stability and change in internal working models of friendship: Associations with multiple domains of urban adolescent functioning. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 19, 207-233.

Volling, B. L., McElwain, N. L., & Miller, A. L. (2002). Emotion regulation in context: The jealousy complex between young siblings and its relations with child and family characteristics. Child Development, 73, 581-600.


 Miller, A. L., Volling, B. L., & McElwain, N. L. (2000). Sibling jealousy in a triadic context with mothers and fathers. Social Development, 9, 433-457.

Miller, A. L., & Olson, S. L. (2000). Emotional expressiveness during peer conflicts: A predictor of social maladjustment among high-risk preschoolers. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 28, 339-352.


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