Journal articles

Academic (EN)

De Bruijn, Y., Jansen, C., Emmen, R.A.G., Mesman, J. (in press).

Interethnic Prejudice against Muslims among White Dutch Children. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Geeraerts, S.B., Endendijk, J.J., Deković, M., Huijding, J., Deater-Deckard, K., & Mesman, J. (in press).

Inhibitory control across the preschool years: Developmental changes and associations with parenting. Child Development. Advance online publication.

Toscano, C., Soares, I., & Mesman, J. (in press).

Controlling parenting behaviors in parents of children born preterm: A meta-analysis. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000762

De Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A., & Mesman, J. (2024).

Color-evasiveness and white normativity: Examples set by parents in parent–child interactions in the Netherlands. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Van de Rozenberg, T. M., Kroes, A. D., van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, M. G., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Same-Sex Kissing and Having a Gay or Lesbian Child: A Bridge Too Far? Parent-Child Similarities in Homophobic Attitudes and Observed Parental Discomfort. Journal of Homosexuality, 1-25.

Gao, D., van Geel, M., Liu, J., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Chinese children show racial and skin‐tone salience but little color evasion. Social Development.

De Bruijn, Y., Yang, Y., & Mesman, J. (2024).

‘Dutch’ according to children and mothers: Nationality stereotypes and citizenship representation. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Van de Rozenberg, T. M., van der Pol, L. D., van Esveld, S., Groeneveld, M. G., Kroes, A. D., & Mesman, J. (2024).

The role of parents in predicting gender‐stereotypic attitudes towards HEED occupations and gender‐stereotypic interest in these careers. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Yang, Y., Emmen, R. A., de Bruijn, Y., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Crisis and bias: Exploring ethnic prejudice among Chinese‐Dutch children before and during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Infant and Child Development, 32(6), e2462.

Van Veen, D., Emmen, R. A., van de Rozenberg, T. M., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Ethnic representation and stereotypes in mathematics and Dutch language textbooks from the Netherlands. Whiteness and Education, 1-24.

Doornkamp, L., Groeneveld, S., Groeneveld, M. G., Van der Pol, L. D., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Understanding the Symbolic Effects of Gender Representation: A Multi-Source Study in Education. International Public Management Journal, 26(6), 829-851.

Ribeiro-Accioly, A. C. L., Seidl-De-Moura, M. L., Mendes, D. M. L. F., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Maternal sensitivity in mother-infant interactions in Rio de Janeiro–Brazil. Attachment & Human Development, 1-8.

Van de Rozenberg, T., G. Groeneveld, M., P. van Veen, D., D. van der Pol, L., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Hidden in Plain Sight: Gender Bias and Heteronormativity in Dutch Textbooks. Educational Studies, 59(3), 299-317.

Pektas, F., Emmen, R. A., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Ethnic-Racial Socialization Among Turkish-Dutch Mothers: Associations With Maternal Identity and Perceived Discrimination. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 54(8), 849-865.

Pektas, F., Emmen, R. A., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Ingroup and outgroup preference and rejection among young children of different ethnic groups in the Netherlands. Social Development, 32(1), 408-423.

De Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R.A.G. & Mesman, J. (in press)

What do we read to our children? Messages concerning ethnic diversity in popular children’s books in the Netherlands. SN Soc Sci 1, 206. doi: 10.1007/s43545-021-00221-7

Van Berkel, S. R., Groeneveld, M. G., van der Pol, L. D., Linting, M., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Growing up together: Differences between siblings in the development of compliance separating within-family and between-family effects. Developmental Psychology, 59(4), 655.

De Vries, E. E., van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, M. G., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Fathers’ and mothers’ sensitivity during free play with gendered toys. Journal of Family Psychology, 37, 1106-1114.

Spinelli, M., Preti, E., Kassa, T. T., Tsega, T. W., Gezie, A. M., Fasolo, M., & Mesman, J. (2023).

Cultural considerations in the assessment of sensitivity in low-income caregivers in Ethiopia. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1163773.

Li, W., Nefs, H. T., Emmen, R. A., Mi-lan, J. W., Branger, M. C., Wang, L., ... & Mesman, J. (2023).

Does parental autonomy support mediate the relation between parent and infant executive function? A study of mothers and fathers in the Netherlands and China. Infant Behavior and Development, 71, 101833.

Flameling, L. J., & Mesman, J. (2022).

Using video observation in the family context: The association between camera‐related behaviors and parental sensitivity. Infancy, 27(1), 115-134.

De Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R. A., & Mesman, J. (2022).

Navigating diversity: Maternal ideologies and associations with child interethnic prejudice in the Netherlands. Social Development, 31(3), 811-828.

Doornkamp, L., Van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, S., Mesman, J., Endendijk, J. J., & Groeneveld, M. G. (2022).

Understanding gender bias in teachers’ grading: The role of gender stereotypical beliefs. Teaching and Teacher Education, 118, 103826.

Gao, D., Liu, J., Xu, L., Mesman, J., & van Geel, M. (2022).

Early adolescent social anxiety: differential associations for fathers’ and mothers’ psychologically controlling and autonomy-supportive parenting. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51(9), 1858-1871.

Van Vliet, M. S., Schultink, J. M., Jager, G., De Vries, J. H., Mesman, J., De Graaf, C., ... & Van Der Veek, S. M. (2022).

The Baby’s First Bites RCT: Evaluating a vegetable-exposure and a sensitive-feeding intervention in terms of child health outcomes and maternal feeding behavior during toddlerhood. The Journal of nutrition, 152(2), 386-398.

De Vries, E. E., van der Pol, L. D., Toshkov, D. D., Groeneveld, M. G., & Mesman, J. (2022).

Fathers, faith, and family gender messages: Are religiosity and gender talk related to children's gender attitudes and preferences?. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 59, 21-31.

Fourment, K., Espinoza, C., Ribeiro, A. C. L., & Mesman, J. (2022).

Latin American Attachment studies: A narrative review. Infant Mental Health Journal, 43(4), 653-676.

Li, W., Devine, R. T., Ribner, A., Emmen, R. A., Mi-lan, J. W., Branger, M. C., ... & Mesman, J. (2022).

The role of infant attention and parental sensitivity in infant cognitive development in the Netherlands and China. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 215, 105324.

Van Vliet, M. S., Mesman, J., Schultink, J. M., Vereijken, C. M., Martens, V. E., & van der Veek, S. M. (2022).

Maternal sensitivity during mealtime and free play: Differences and explanatory factors. Infancy, 27(3), 630

Yang, Y., Emmen, R. A., Van Veen, D., & Mesman, J. (2022).

Perceived discrimination, ethnic identity, and ethnic-racial socialization in Chinese immigrant families before and after the COVID-19 outbreak: An exploratory natural experiment. International journal of intercultural relations, 91, 27-37.-644.

Kitagawa, M., Iwamoto, S., Umemura, T., Kudo, S., Kazui, M., Matsuura, H., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Attachment-based intervention improves Japanese parent-child relationship quality: A pilot study. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-020-01297-9.

Woudstra, M. J., Emmen, R. A. G., Alink, L. R. A., Wang, L., Branger, M. C. E., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Attitudes about child maltreatment in China and the Netherlands. Child Abuse and Neglect, 112, 104900. DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104900.

Pitillas, C., Berástegui, A., Halty, A., Rodríguez, P., Kamara, M., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Enhancing maternal sensitivity in contexts of urban extreme poverty in Sierra Leone: A pilot study. Infant Mental Health Journal, 42(6), 812-822.

De Bruijn, Y., Emmen, R.A.G., Mesman, J. (2021).

Ethnic Diversity in Children’s Books in the Netherlands, Early Childhood Education Journal, 49, 413–423. DOI: 10.1007/s10643-020-01080-2.

Geeraerts, S.B., Endendijk, J.J., Deković, M., Huijding, J., Deater-Deckard, K., & Mesman, J. (in press).

Inhibitory control across the preschool years: Developmental changes and associations with parenting. Child Development. Advance online publication.

Mesman, J. (2021).

Video observations of sensitive caregiving ‘off the beaten track’: Introduction to the special issue. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 115-123, DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828511

Mesman, J., Basweti, N., & Misati, J. (2021).

Sensitive infant caregiving among the rural Gusii in Kenya. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 124 - 133. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828512

Fourment, K., Nóblega, M., Conde, G., Nuñez del Prado, J., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Maternal sensitivity in rural Andean and Amazonian Peru. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 134-148. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828515

Dawson, N., Bain, K., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Observing maternal sensitivity in a South African township: an exploratory study into behavioral features using different measures. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 150-163. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828531

Asanjarani, F., Davoud Abadi, F., Ghomi, M., Mesman, J. (2021).

Video observations of maternal sensitivity in urban and rural Iran. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 164-175. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828532

Alsarhi, K., Rahma, Prevoo, M. J. L., Alink, L. R. A., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Observing sensitivity in slums in Yemen: The veiled challenge. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 176-187. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828540

Ribeiro-Accioly, A. C. L., Seidl-de-Moura, M. L., Fernandes Mendes, D. M. L., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Maternal sensitivity in mother-infant interactions in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 188-198. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828543

Rahma, Alsarhi, K., Prevoo, M. J. L., Alink, L. R. A., & Mesman, J. (2021).

Sensitive parenting in urban slums in Makassar, Indonesia: the roles of experienced child maltreatment and sociodemographic risk . Attachment and Human Development, 23, 199-211. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2020.1828546

Mesman, J. (2021).

Video observations of sensitivity in context: Integrating insights from seven cultural communities. Attachment and Human Development, 23, 212-221. DOI: /10.1080/14616734.2020.1828547

Mesman, J., Branger, M., Woudstra, M., Emmen, R., Asanjarani, F., Carcamo, R., Hsiao, C., Mels, C., Selcuk, B., Soares, I., Van Ginkel, J., Wang, L., Yavuz, M., & Alink, L. R. A. (2020).

Crossing Boundaries: A pilot study of maternal attitudes about child maltreatment in nine countries. Child Abuse and Neglect, 99. Doi: ttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104257

Beckerman, M., van Berkel, S. R., Mesman, J., Huffmeijer, R., & Alink, L. R. A. (2019).

Are Negative parental attributions predicted by situational stress? From a theoretical assumption toward an experimental answer. Child Maltreatment, 1(11). Doi: 10.1177/1077559519879760

Li, W., Woudstra M. J., Branger M. C. E., Wang L., Alink L. R. A., Mesman J., & Emmen R. A. G. (2019).

The effect of still-face paradigm on infant behavior: a cross-cultural comparison between mothers and fathers. Infancy, 24(6), 893-910. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12313

Wang, L., Emmen, R. A. G., Mesman, J. (2019).

Beliefs About Sensitive Parenting Among Chinese Cross-Generational Caregivers: The Mediating Role of Education. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 0(0), 1-18. Doi: 10.1177/0091415019836103

Branger, M. C. E., Emmen, R. A. G., Woudstra, M. J., Alink, L. R. A., & Mesman, J. (2019).

Context matters: Maternal and paternal sensitivity to infants in four settings. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(7), 851-856. Doi: 10.1037/fam0000562

Van der Pol, L., Groeneveld, M. G., Van Berkel, S., Endendijk, J. J., Halers-Haalboom, E. T., Mesman, J., (2019).

Fathers: The interplay between testosterone levels and self-control in relation to parenting quality. Hormones and Social Behavior, 112, 100-116. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.04.003

Alsarhi, K., Rahma, Prevoo, M. J. L., Alink, L. R. A., Mesman, J. (2019).

Maternal harsh physical parenting and child behavioural problems in religious families in Yemen. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 1484. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16091485

Camfferman, R., Van der Veek, S. M. C., Rippe, R. C. A., & Mesman, J. (2019).

Maternal feeding practices, health cognitions and children’s eating styles and weight status. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics,40(2), 122-130. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000640.

Beckerman, M., Van Berkel, S. R., Mesman, J., & Alink, L. R. A. (2018).

Negative parental attributions mediate associations between risk factors and dysfunctional parenting: A replication and extension. Child Abuse & Neglect, 81, 249-258. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.05.001

Endendijk, J. J., Groeneveld, M. G., & Mesman, J. (2018).

Introducing the gendered family process model: An integrative framework of gender in the family. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(4), 877-904. doi: 10.1007/s10508-018-1185-8

Spinelli, M., & Mesman, J. (2018).

The regulation of infant negative emotions: The role of maternal sensitivity and infant-directed speech prosody. Infancy, 23(4), 502-518. doi: 10.1111/infa.12237

Mesman, J. (2018).

Sense and sensitivity: A response to the commentary by Keller et al. (2018). Child Development, 89(5), 1929-1931. doi:10.1111/cdev.13030

Endendijk, J. J., Derks, B., & Mesman, J. (2018).

Does parenthood change implicit gender-role stereotypes and behaviors? Journal of Marriage and Family, 80(1), 61-79. doi:10.1111/jomf.12451

Loehndorff, R. T., Vermeer, H. J., Carcamo, R. A., Mesman, J. (2018).

Preschoolers’ vocabulary acquisition in Chile: The roles of socioeconomic status and quality of home environment. Journal of Child Language, 45(3), 559-580. doi: 10.1017/S0305000917000332

Mesman, J., & Groeneveld, M. G. (2018).

Gendered parenting in early childhood: Subtle but unmistakable when you know where to look. Child Development Perspectives, 12(1), 22-27. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12250

Mesman, J., Minter, T., Angnged, A., Cissé, I. A. H., Salali, G. D., & Migliano, A. B. (2017).

Universality without uniformity: A culturally inclusive approach to sensitive responsiveness in infant caregiving. Child Development, 89(3), 837-850. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12795

Van Berkel, S. R., Groeneveld, M. G., Van der Pol, L. D., Endendijk, J. J., Hallers-Haalboom, E.T., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Mesman, J. (2017).

No! Don't touch the toys: Preschoolers' discipline towards their younger siblings. Infant and Child Development, 26(6). doi:10.1002/icd.2031

Beckerman, M., Van Berkel, S., Mesman, J., Alink, L. R. A. (2017).

The role of negative parental attributions in the associations between daily stressors, maltreatment history, and harsh and abusive discipline. Child Abuse & Neglect, 64, 109-116. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2016.12.015

Spinelli, M., & Mesman, J. (2017).

Does prosody make the difference? A meta-analysis on relations between prosodic aspects of infant-directed speech and infant outcomes. Developmental Review, 44, 1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2016.12.001

Smaling, H. J. A., Huijbregts, S., Suurland, J. Van der Heijden, K. & Mesman, J. (2016).

Prenatal reflective functioning and accumulated risk as predictors of maternal interactive behavior during free play, the Still-Face Paradigm, and two teaching tasks. Infancy, 26(6), 766-784. doi: 10.1111/infa.12137

Sichimba, F., Mooya, H., & Mesman, J. (2016).

Predicting Zambian grandmothers’ sensitivity towards their grandchildren. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 85(2), 185-203. doi: 10.1177/0091415016680070.

Camfferman, R., Jansen, P. W., Rippe, R. C. A., Mesman, J., Derks, I. P. M., Tiemeier, H., Jaddoe, V., & Van der Veek, S. M. C. (2016).

The association between overweight and internalizing and externalizing behavior in early childhood. Social Science & Medicine, 168, 35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.09.001

Garfield, C. F., & Mesman, J, (2016). Time and money: Extending fathers’ role in economically challenging contexts. Pediatrics, 138, e20162456. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2456. (invited commentary)

Garfield, C. F., & Mesman, J, (2016). Time and money: Extending fathers’ role in economically challenging contexts. Pediatrics, 138, e20162456. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2456. (invited commentary)

Mesman, J., Jansen, S., & Van Rosmalen, L. (2016).

Black Pete through the eyes of Dutch children. PLoS ONE 11: e0157511. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157511

Endendijk, J. J., Groeneveld, M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Mesman, J. (2016).

Gender-differentiated parenting revisited: Meta-analysis reveals very few differences in parental control of boys and girls. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159193.DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0159193

Endendijk, J. J., Groeneveld, M., Van der Pol, L. D., Van Berkel, S. R., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J, & Mesman, J. (2016).

Gender differences in child aggression: Relations with gender-differentiated parenting and parents’ gender-role stereotypes. Child Development, 88(1), 299–316. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12589

Van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, M. G., Endendijk, J. J., Van Berkel, S. R., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Mesman, J. (2016).

Associations between fathers’ and mothers’ psychopathology symptoms, parental emotion socialization, and preschoolers’ social-emotional development. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(11), 3367-3380. doi: 10.1007/s10826-016-0490-x

Endendijk, J. J., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Groeneveld, M., Van Berkel, S. R., Van der Pol, L. D., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J, & Mesman, J. (2016).

Diurnal testosterone variability is differentially associated with parenting quality in mothers and fathers. Hormones and Behavior, 80, 68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.01.016

Mesman, J., Minter, T., Angnged, A. (2016).

Received sensitivity: Adapting Ainsworth’s scale to capture sensitivity in a multiple-caregiver context. Attachment and Human Development, 18(2), 101-114. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2015.1133681

Ekmekci, H., Malda, M., Yagmur, S., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Mesman, J. (2016).

The discrepancy between sensitivity beliefs and sensitive parenting behaviors of ethnic majority and ethnic minority mothers. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 48(1), 60-67. doi: 10.1037/cbs0000032

Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Behrens, K., Carbonell, O. A., Carcamo, R., Cohen-Paraira, I, . . . Zreik, G. (2016).

Is the ideal mother a sensitive mother? Beliefs about early childhood parenting in mothers across the globe. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 40(5), 385-397. doi: 1 0.1177/0165025415594030

Prevoo, M. J. L., Malda, M., Mesman, J., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2015).

Within- and cross-language relations between oral language proficiency and school outcomes in bilingual children with an immigrant background: A meta-analytical study. Review of Educational Research, 86(1), 237-276. doi: 10.3102/0034654315584685

Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Groeneveld, M., Van Berkel, S. R., Endendijk, J. J., Van der Pol, L. D., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J, & Mesman, J. (2015).

Wait until your mother gets home! Mothers’ and fathers’ discipline strategies. Social Development, 25(1), 82-98. doi: 10.1111/sode.12130

Wang, L., & Mesman, J. (2015).

Child Development in the face of rural-to-urban migration in China: A meta-analytic review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(6), 813-831. doi: 10.1177/1745691615600145

Negrão, M., Pereira, M., Soares I., & Mesman, J. (2015).

Maternal attachment representation in relation to emotional availability and discipline behavior. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 13(1), 121-137. doi: 10.1080/17405629.2015.1071254

Van der Pol, L. D., Mesman, J., Groeneveld, M. G., Endendijk, J. E., Van Berkel, S. R., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2015).

Sibling gender configuration and family processes. Journal of Family Issues, 37(15), 2095-2117. doi: 10.1177/0192513X15572369

Van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, M. G., Van Berkel, S. R., Endendijk, J. E., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Mesman, J. (2015).

Fathers’ and mothers’ emotion talk with their girls and boys from toddlerhood to preschool age. Emotion, 15(6), 854-864. doi: 10.1037/emo0000085

Yavuz, H. M., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Mesman, J., & Van der Veek, S. (2015).

Interventions aimed at reducing obesity in early childhood: A meta-analysis of programs that involve parents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(6), 677-692. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12330

Van Berkel, S. R., Van der Pol, L. D., Groeneveld, M. G., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Endendijk, J. J., Mesman, J., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2015).

To share or not to share: Parental, sibling, and situational influences on sharing with a younger sibling. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 39(3), 235-241. doi:10.1177/0165025414537925.

Van Berkel, S. R., Groeneveld, M. G., Mesman, J., Endendijk J. J., Hallers-Haalboom E. T., Van der Pol, L. D., & Bakermans-Kranenburg M. J. (2015).

Parental sensitivity towards toddlers and infant siblings predicting toddler sharing and compliance. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(8), 2270-2279. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0029-y

Ekmekci, H., Yavuz-Muren, H. M., Emmen, R. A. G., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Yagmurlu, B., & Malda, M. (2015).

Professionals' and mothers' beliefs about maternal sensitivity across cultures: Toward effective interventions in multicultural societies. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(5), 1295-1306. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9937-0

Pereira, M., Mariana, M., Soares, I., & Mesman, J. (2015).

Predicting harsh discipline in at-risk mothers: The moderating effect of socioeconomic deprivation severity. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(3), 725–733. doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9883-2

Endendijk, J. J., Groeneveld, M. G., Mesman, J., Van der Pol, L. D., Van Berkel, S. R., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2014).

Boys don’t play with dolls: Mothers’ and fathers’ gender talk during picture book reading. Parenting: Science and Practice, 14(3-4), 141-161. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2014.972753

Pereira, M., Negrao, M., Soares, I., & Mesman, J. (2014).

Decreasing harsh discipline in mothers at risk for maltreatment: A randomized control trial. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(6), 604-613. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21464

Yagmur, S., Mesman, J., Malda, M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Ekmekci, H. (2014).

Video-feedback intervention increases sensitive parenting in ethnic minority mothers: A randomized control trial. Attachment and Human Development, 16(4), 371-386. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2014.912489

Negrao, M., Pereira, M., Soares, I., Mesman, J. (2014).

Enhancing positive parent-child interactions and family functioning in a poverty sample: A randomized control trial. Attachment and Human Development, 16(4), 315-328. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2014.912485

Yeniad, N., Malda, M., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Emmen, R. A. G., Prevoo, M. J. L. (2014)

Cognitive flexibility in children across the transition to school: A longitudinal study. Cognitive Development, 31, 35-47. doi: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2014.02.004

Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Mesman, J., Groeneveld, M. G., Endendijk, J. J., Van Berkel, S. R., Van der Pol, L. D., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2014).

Mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters: Parental sensitivity in families with two children. Journal of Family Psychology, 28(2), 138-147. doi: 10.1037/a0036004

Emmen, R. A. G., Malda, M., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Prevoo, M. J. L., & Yeniad, N. (2013).

Socioeconomic status and parenting in ethnic minority families: Testing a minority family stress model. Journal of Family Psychology, 27(6), 896-904. doi: 10.1037/a0034693

Joosen, K., Mesman, J., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2013).

Maternal overreactive sympathetic nervous system responses to repeated infant crying predicts risk for impulsive harsh discipline of infants. Child Maltreatment, 18(4), 252-263. doi: 10.1177/1077559513494762

Prevoo, M. J. L., Malda, M., Mesman, J., Emmen, R. A. G., Yeniad, N., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Linting, M. (2014).

Predicting ethnic minority children's vocabulary from socioeconomic status, maternal language and home reading input: Different pathways for host and ethnic language. Journal of Child Language, 41(5), 963-984. doi:10.1017/S0305000913000299

Mesman, J., Linting, M., Joosen, K.J., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2013).

Robust patterns and individual variations: Stability and predictors of infant behavior in the Still-Face Paradigm. Infant Behavior and Development, 36(4), 587-598. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.06.004

Endendijk, J. J., Groeneveld, M., Van Berkel, S. R., Hallers-Haalboom, E. T., Mesman, J., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2013).

Gender stereotypes in the family context: Mothers, fathers, and siblings. Sex Roles, 68(9), 577-590. doi: 10.1007/s11199-013-0265-4

Yeniad, N., Malda, M., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Pieper, S. (2013).

Shifting ability predicts math and reading performance in children: A meta-analytical study. Learning and Individual Differences, 23, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2012.10.004

Joosen, K., Mesman, J., Bakermans-Kranenburg, Pieper, S., Zeksind, P. S, & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2013).

Physiological Reactivity to Infant Crying and Observed Maternal Sensitivity. Infancy, 18(3), 414-431. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-7078.2012.00122.x

Emmen, R. A. G., Malda, M., Mesman, J., Ekmekci, H., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2012).

Sensitive parenting as a cross-cultural ideal: Sensitivity beliefs of Dutch, Moroccan, and Turkish nothers in the Netherlands. Attachment and Human Development, 14(6), 601-619. Doi: 10.1080/14616734.2012.727258

Mesman, J., Oster, H., & Camras, L. (2012).

Parental sensitivity to infant distress: What do discrete negative emotions have to do with it? Attachment and Human Development, 14(4), 337-348. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2012.691649

Joosen, K., Mesman, J., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2012).

Maternal sensitivity to infants in various settings predicts harsh discipline in toddlerhood. Attachment and Human Development ,14(2), 101-117.doi: 10.1080/14616734.2012.661217

Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H. & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2012).

Unequal in opportunity, equal in process: Parental sensitivity promotes positive child development in ethnic minority families. Child Development Perspectives, 6(3), 239-250. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2011.00223.x

Prevoo, M. J. L., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Pieper, S. (2011).

Bilingual toddlers reap the language they sow: ethnic minority toddlers' childcare attendance increases maternal host language use. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 32(6)/, 561-576. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2011.609279

Yaman, A., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2010).

Parenting in an individualistic culture with a collectivistic cultural background: The case of Turkish immigrant families with toddlers in the Netherlands. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(5), 617-628. doi: 10.1007/s10826-009-9346-y

Yaman, A., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2010).

Parenting and toddler aggression in second-generation immigrant families: The moderating role of child temperament. Journal of Family Psychology, 24(2), 208-211. doi: 10.1037/a0019100

Mesman, J. (2010).

Maternal responsiveness to infants: Comparing micro-level and macro-level measures. Attachment and Human Development, 12(1-2), 143-149. (invited paper). doi: 10.1080/14616730903484763

Yaman, A., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2010).

Perceived family stress, parenting efficacy, and child externalizing behaviors in second-generation immigrant mothers. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45(4), 505-512. doi: 10.1007/s00127-009-0097-2

Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. (2009).

The many faces of the Still-Face Paradigm: A review and meta-analysis. Developmental Review, 29(2), 120-162. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2009.02.001

Mesman, J., Stoel, R., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Juffer, F., Koot, H. M., Alink, L. R. A. (2009).

Predicting growth curves of early childhood externalizing problems: Differential susceptibility of children with difficult temperaments. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 37(5), 625 – 636. doi: 10.1007/s10802-009-9298-0

Alink, L. R. A., Mesman, J., Van Zeijl, J., Stolk, M. N., Juffer, F., Koot, H. M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2009).

Maternal sensitivity moderates the relation between negative discipline and aggression in early childhood. Social Development, 18(1), 99-120. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2008.00478.x

Mesman, J., Alink., L. R. A., Van Zeijl., J., Stolk, M. N., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Juffer, F., & Koot, H. M. (2008).

The observation of early childhood physical aggression: A psychometric study of the system for coding early physical aggression (SCEPA). Aggressive Behavior, 34(5), 539-552. doi: 10.1002/ab.20267

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Mesman, J., Alink, L. R. A., & Juffer, F. (2008).

Effects of an attachment-based intervention on daily cortisol moderated by DRD4: A randomized control trial on 1-3-year-olds screened for externalizing behavior. Development & Psychopathology, 20(3), 805-820. doi: 10.1017/S0954579408000382

Alink, L. R. A., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Mesman, J., Juffer, F., & Koot, H. M. (2008).

Cortisol and externalizing behavior in children and adolescents: Mixed meta-analytic evidence for the inverse relation of basal cortisol and cortisol reactivity with externalizing behavior. Developmental Psychobiology, 50(5), 427-450. doi: 10.1002/dev.20300

Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Mesman, J. (2008).

Dopamine system genes associated with parenting in the context of daily hassles. Genes, Brain, and Behavior, 7(4), 403 – 410. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2007.00362.x

Stolk, M. N., Mesman, J., Van Zeijl, J., Alink, L. R. A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M .H., Juffer, F., & Koot, H. M. (2008).

Early parenting intervention aimed at maternal sensitivity and discipline: A process evaluation. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(6), 781 – 797. doi: 10.1002/jcop.20280

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Pijlman, F. T. A., Mesman, J., & Juffer, F. (2008).

Experimental evidence for differential susceptibility: Dopamine D4 receptor polymorphism (DRD4 VNTR) moderates intervention effects on toddlers’ externalizing behavior in a randomized control trial. Developmental Psychology, 44(1), 293 – 300. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.44.1.293

Stolk, M. N., Mesman, J., Van Zeijl, J., Alink, L. R. A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Juffer, F., Koot, H. M. (2008).

Early parenting intervention: Family risk and first-time parenting related to intervention effectiveness. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17(1), 55 – 83. doi: 10.1007/s10826-007-9136-3

Van Zeijl, J., Mesman, J., Stolk, M. N., Alink, L. R. A., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Juffer, F., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Koot, H. M. (2007).

Differential susceptibility to discipline: The moderating effect of child temperament on the association between maternal discipline and early externalizing problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 21(4), 626 – 636. doi: 10.1037/0893-3200.21.4.626

Van Zeijl, J., Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Juffer, F., Stolk, M. N., Koot, H. M., & Alink, L. R. A. (2006).

Attachment-based intervention for enhancing sensitive discipline in mothers of 1- to 3-year-old children at risk for externalizing behavior problems: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 994 – 1005. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.74.6.994

Alink, L. R. A., Mesman, J., Van Zeijl, J., Stolk, M. N., Juffer, F., Koot, H. M., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2006).

The early childhood aggression curve: Development of physical aggression in 10- to 50-month-old children. Child Development, 77(4), 954-966. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00912.x

Van Zeijl, J., Mesman, J., Stolk, M. N., Alink, L .R. A., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Juffer, F., & Koot, H. M. (2006).

Terrible ones? Assessment of externalizing behaviors in infancy with the child behavior checklist. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47(8), 801-810. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2006.01616.x

Mesman, J., Bongers, I., & Koot, H. M. (2001).

Preschool developmental pathways to preadolescent internalizing and externalizing problems. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 42(5), 679-689. doi: 10.1111/1469-7610.00763

Mesman, J., & Koot, H. M. (2001).

Early preschool predictors of preadolescent internalizing and externalizing DSM-IV diagnoses. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40(9), 1029-1036. doi: 10.1097/00004583-200109000-00011

Mesman, J., & Koot, H. M. (2000).

Child-reported depression and anxiety in preadolescence. I. Associations with parent- and teacher-reported problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 39(11), 1371-1378. doi: 10.1097/00004583-200011000-00011

Mesman, J., & Koot, H. M. (2000).

Child-reported depression and anxiety in preadolescence. II. Preschool predictors. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 39(11), 1379-1386. doi: 10.1097/00004583-200011000-00012

Mesman, J., & Koot, H. M. (2000).

Common and specific correlates of preadolescent internalizing and externalizing psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109(3), 428-437. doi: 10.1037//0021-843X.109.3.428

Book chapters

Mesman, J. (in press).

Cultural perspectives on parenting. In: V.A. Weekes-Shackelford, & T.K. Shackelford (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Parenting, pp. x – x. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mesman, J. (2021).

Attachment theory’s university claims: asking different questions. In: R.A. Thompson, J.A. Simpson & L.J. Berlin (Eds.), Attachment. The fundamental questions, p. 245-251. New York: Guilford.

Groeneveld, M. G., & Mesman, J. (2017).

Attachment and disruptive disorders. In: J. E. Lochman & W. Matthys (Eds). The Wiley Handbook of Disruptive and Impulse-Control Disorders, (pp. 205-220). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Malda, M., & Mesman, J. (2017).

Parental sensitivity and attachment in ethnic minority families. In: N. J. Cabrera & B. Leyendecker (Eds). Positive development of minority children, (pp. 71-88). Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-43645-6_5

Mesman, J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., Sagi-Schwartz, A. (2016).

Cross-cultural patterns of attachment. Universal and contextual dimensions. In: J. Cassidy & P. Shaver (Eds). Handbook of attachment. Theory, research, and clinical applications, 3rd edition (pp. 852-877). New York, NY: Guilford.

Mesman, J., Stolk, M. N., Van Zeijl, J., Alink, L. R. A., Juffer, F., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., Van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Koot, H. M. (2008).

Extending VIPP to parental discipline: The early prevention of antisocial behavior. In F. Juffer, M. J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, & M. H. van IJzendoorn (Eds.), Promoting positive parenting: An attachment-based intervention. Lawrence Erlbaum.