Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention

2015: Journal Articles, Chapters, and Books

Malti, T., McDonald, K., Rubin, K.H., Rose-Krasnor, L., & Booth-LaForce, C. (2015). Developmental trajectories of peer-reported aggressive behavior: The role of friendship understanding, friendship quality, and friend’s aggressive behavior. Psychology of Violence, 5(4), 402-410. doi:  →PDF


Schellenberg, G., Corrigall, K.A., Dys, S.P., & Malti, T. (2015). Group music training and children’s prosocial skills. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e014144. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141449 →PDF


Daniel, E., Dys, S., Buchmann, M., & Malti, T. (2015). Developmental trajectories of social justice values in adolescence: Relations with sympathy and friendship quality. Social Development. doi: 10.1111/sode.12146 →PDF


Colasante, T., Zuffianò, A., & Malti, T. (2015). Do moral emotions buffer the anger-aggression link in children and adolescents? Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 41, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2015.06.001 →PDF


Obsuth, I., Eisner, M.P., Malti, T., & Ribeaud, D. (2015). The developmental relation between aggressive behavior and prosocial behavior: A 5-year longitudinal study. BMC Psychology, 3:16. doi: 10.1186/s40359-015-0073-4 →PDF


Malti, T., Strohmeier, D., & Killen, M. (2015). The impact of on-looking and including bystander behavior on judgments and emotions regarding peer exclusion. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 33, 295-311. doi: 10.1111/bjdp.12090 →PDF


Malti, T., Averdijk, M., Zuffianò, A., Betts, L.R., Rotenberg, K.J., Ribeaud, D., & Eisner, M.P. (2015). Children’s trust and the development of prosocial behavior. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi:10.1177/0165025415584628  →PDF


Zuffianò, A., Colasante, T., Peplak, J., & Malti, T. (2015). Sharing without caring? Respect for moral others compensates for low sympathy in children’s sharing. British Journal of Developmental Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjdp.12084 →PDF


Killen, M., & Malti, T. (2015). Moral judgments and emotions in contexts of peer exclusion and victimization. Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 48, 249-276. doi:10.1016/bs.acdb.2014.11.007  →PDF


Nivette, A.E., Eisner, M.P., Malti, T., & Ribeaud, D. (2015). The social and developmental antecedents of legal cynicism. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 52(2), 270-298. doi: 10.1177/0022427814557038 →PDF


Malti, T., & Perren, S. (Eds.) (2015). Soziale Kompetenz bei Kindern und Jugendlichen. Entwicklungsprozesse und Förderungsmöglichkeiten [Social competence in childhood and adolescence. Developmental processes, educational interventions (2nd edition)]. Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer.


Malti, T., Dys, S.P., & Zuffianò, A. (2015). The moral foundations of prosocial behaviour. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. CEECD, SKC-ECD; May 2015. →


Eisner, M.P., & Malti, T. (2015). Aggressive and violent behavior. In M. E. Lamb (Vol. Ed.) and R.M. Lerner (Series Ed.), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science, Vol. 3: Social, emotional and personality development (7th edition, pp. 795-884). New York: Wiley.





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