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Rebecca Brooker

Associate Department Head
Associate Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Affective Science
  • Personality Processes
Contact
  • (979) 845-4409
  • rebeccabrooker@tamu.edu
  • Psychology 249
Professional Links
Office Hours
None

Research Interests

Emotional and Biological Risk Factors for Anxiety Problems in Early Life

Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Risk for Psychopathology

Identifying Normative and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Emotion Development

Gene-environment Interplay in the Development of Risk for Anxiety Problems

Recent Publications

Brooker, R.J., Kiel, E.J., MacNamara, A., ‡Nyman, T., John-Henderson, N., Schmidt, L.A., & VanLieshout, R.A. (2020). Maternal neural reactivity during pregnancy predicts infant temperament. Infancy, 15, 46-66.

Brooker, R.J., Bates, J.E., Buss, K.A., ‡Canen, M.J., Dennis-Tiwary, T.A., Gatzke-Kopp, L., Hoyniak, C., Klein, D., Kujawa, A., Lahat, A., Lamm, C., Moser, J.S., Peterson, I.T., Tang, A., Woltering, S., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Conducting event related potential (ERP) research with young children: A review of components, special considerations and recommendations for research on cognition and emotion. Journal of Psychophysiology. Published online, 3 July. doi: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000243 NIHMSID: 1037397.

Schmidt, N.L., Brooker, R.J., Carroll, I.C., Gagne, J.R., Luo, Z., Moore, M.N., Planalp, E.M., Sarkisian, K., Schmidt, C.A., Van Hulle, C.A., Lemery-Chalfant, K., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2019). Longitudinal research at the interface of affective neuroscience, developmental psychopathology, and behavioral genetics: Findings from the Wisconsin Twin Project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 22, 233-239. PMCID: PMC6750215.

Vess, M., Brooker, R.J., Stichter, M., Neiderhiser, J.M. (2019). Genes and virtue: Exploring how heritability beliefs shape conceptions of virtue and its development. Behavior Genetics, 49, 168-174.
Vess, M., Brooker, R.J., Schlegel, R.J., & Hicks, J.A. (2019). Daily mental lapses and the subjective experience of true self alienation. Journal of Research in Personality, 78, 148-152.
Brooker, R.J. (2018). Parenting and socioeconomic status predict developmental changes in error-related negativity in young children. Child Development, 89(3), 725-733. PMCID: PMC5948123.

Van Hulle, C.A., Moore, M.N., Goldsmith, H.H., & Brooker, R.J. (2017). Infant stranger fear trajectories predict diurnal cortisol rhythm and anxious behaviors during childhood. Development and Psychopathology, 29(3), 1119-1130.

Brooker, R.J., Canen, M.J., Davidson, R.J., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2017). Short- and long-term stability of alpha asymmetry: Baseline and affective measures. Psychophysiology, 54, 1100-1109.

Canen, M.J. & Brooker, R.J. (2017). ERN, theta power, and risk for anxiety problems in preschoolers. Biological Psychology, 123, 103-110.

Najjar, R. & Brooker, R.J. (2017). Delta beta coupling is associated with paternal caregiving behaviors during preschool. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 112, 31-39.

Brooker, R.J. (2018). Parenting and socioeconomic status predict developmental changes in error-related negativity in young children. Child Development, 89(3), 725-733.

Brooker, R.J., Bates, J.E., Buss, K.A., Canen, M.J., Dennis-Tiwary, T.A., Gatzke-Kopp, L., Hoyniak, C., Klein, D., Kujawa, A., Lahat, A., Lamm, C., Moser, J.S., Peterson, I.T., Tang, A., Woltering, S., & Schmidt, L.A. (2019). Conducting event related potential (ERP) research with young children: A review of components, special considerations and recommendations for research on cognition and emotion. Journal of Psychophysiology. Published online, 3 July. doi: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000243 NIHMSID: 1037397.

Schmidt, N.L., Brooker, R.J., Carroll, I.C., Gagne, J.R., Luo, Z., Moore, M.N., Planalp, E.M., Sarkisian, K., Schmidt, C.A., Van Hulle, C.A., Lemery-Chalfant, K., & Goldsmith, H.H. (2019). Longitudinal research at the interface of affective neuroscience, developmental psychopathology, and behavioral genetics: Findings from the Wisconsin Twin Project. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 22, 233-239. PMCID: PMC6750215.

Vess, M., Brooker, R.J., Stichter, M., Neiderhiser, J.M. (2019). Genes and virtue: Exploring how heritability beliefs shape conceptions of virtue and its development. Behavior Genetics, 49, 168-174.

Vess, M., Brooker, R.J., Schlegel, R.J., & Hicks, J.A. (2019). Daily mental lapses and the subjective experience of true self alienation. Journal of Research in Personality, 78, 148-152.

Brooker, R.J., Kiel, E.J., MacNamara, A., Nyman, T., John-Henderson, N., Schmidt, L.A., & VanLieshout, R.A. (2020). Maternal neural reactivity during pregnancy predicts infant temperament. Infancy, 15, 46-66.