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Theo Waters

Assistant Professor of Psychology

20102019
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Research Output 2010 2019

2019

Autobiographical memory stability in the context of the Adult Attachment Interview

Köber, C., Facompré, C. R., Waters, T. & Simpson, J. A., Oct 1 2019, In : Cognition. 191, 103980.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Interviews
interview
Knowledge Bases
Autobiographical Memory

Early maternal sensitivity, attachment security in young adulthood, and cardiometabolic risk at midlife

Farrell, A. K., Waters, T., Young, E. S., Englund, M. M., Carlson, E. E., Roisman, G. I. & Simpson, J. A., Jan 2 2019, In : Attachment and Human Development. 21, 1, p. 70-86 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Mothers
Parenting
Health
Longitudinal Studies

Stability and Change in Secure Base Script Knowledge During Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence: A 3- Year Longitudinal Study

Waters, T., Facompré, C. R., Van de Walle, M., Dujardin, A., De Winter, S., Heylen, J., Santens, T., Verhees, M., Finet, C. & Bosmans, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Developmental psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
adolescence
Longitudinal Studies
longitudinal study
childhood

Taxometric Analysis of Secure Base Script Knowledge in Middle Childhood Reveals Categorical Latent Structure

Waters, T., Facompré, C. R., Dujardin, A., Van De Walle, M., Verhees, M., Bodner, N., Boldt, L. J. & Bosmans, G., May 1 2019, In : Child Development. 90, 3, p. 694-707 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
childhood
adulthood

The secure base script concept: an overview

Waters, T. & Roisman, G. I., Feb 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 25, p. 162-166 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Wine
Research
2018
Parent-Child Relations
parent-child relationship
Knowledge Bases
Parenting
Interviews

Can an unpredictable childhood environment enhance working memory? Testing the sensitized-specialization hypothesis

Young, E. S., Griskevicius, V., Simpson, J. A., Waters, T. & Mittal, C., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 114, 6, p. 891-908 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short-Term Memory
specialization
childhood
Cognition
human being

Consistency and stability of narrative coherence: An examination of personal narrative as a domain of adult personality

Waters, T., Köber, C., Raby, K. L., Habermas, T. & Fivush, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Personality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Narratives
Individuality
Personality
Narration
Chronology

Effectiveness of interventions in preventing disorganized attachment: A meta-analysis

Facompré, C. R., Bernard, K. & Waters, T., Feb 1 2018, In : Development and Psychopathology. 30, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meta-Analysis
MEDLINE
Databases

Maternal sensitivity during the first 31/2 years of life predicts electrophysiological responding to and cognitive appraisals of infant crying at midlife

Martin, J., Anderson, J. E., Groh, A. M., Waters, T., Young, E., Johnson, W. F., Shankman, J. L., Eller, J., Fleck, C., Steele, R. D., Carlson, E. A., Simpson, J. A. & Roisman, G. I., Oct 1 2018, In : Developmental Psychology. 54, 10, p. 1917-1927 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crying
infant
Mothers
parents
Parents

Middle Childhood Problem Behaviors: Testing the Transaction Between Responsive Parenting, Temperament, and Attachment-Related Processing Biases

De Winter, S., Waters, T., Braet, C. & Bosmans, G., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 27, 3, p. 916-927 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperament
Parenting
transaction
childhood
trend

The nature of narrative coherence: An empirical approach

Adler, J. M., Waters, T., Poh, J. & Seitz, S., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 74, p. 30-34 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Narratives
Psychology
Direction compound

VII. MATERNAL SECURE BASE SCRIPT KNOWLEDGE AND JUDGMENTS OF MOTHER–CHILD INTERACTIONS

Waters, H. S., Corcoran, D. M. & Waters, T., Dec 1 2018, In : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 83, 4, p. 106-120 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Q-Sort
Mothers
Surgical Instruments
Joints
2017

Brain activity and infant attachment history in young men during loss and reward processing

Quevedo, K., Waters, T., Scott, H., Roisman, G. I., Shaw, D. S. & Forbes, E. E., May 1 2017, In : Development and Psychopathology. 29, 2, p. 465-476 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward
History
Brain
Emotions
Amygdala

Origins of Secure Base Script Knowledge and the Developmental Construction of Attachment Representations

Waters, T., Ruiz, S. K. & Roisman, G. I., Jan 1 2017, In : Child Development. 88, 1, p. 198-209 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
childhood
Caregivers
Longitudinal Studies
Mothers
2016

A linguistic inquiry and word count analysis of the adult attachment interview in two large corpora

Waters, T., Haydon, K. C., Steele, R. D., Roisman, G. I. & Booth-LaForce, C., Jan 1 2016, In : Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. 48, 1, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Linguistics
Interviews
Caregivers
Regression Analysis
Mothers

Connecting the self to traumatic and positive events: links to identity and well-being

Merrill, N., Waters, T. & Fivush, R., Nov 25 2016, In : Memory. 24, 10, p. 1321-1328 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Episodic Memory
Growth
Research
Well-being

Lack of Trust in Maternal Support is Associated with Negative Interpretations of Ambiguous Maternal Behavior

De Winter, S., Vandevivere, E., Waters, T., Braet, C. & Bosmans, G., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 25, 1, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
Mothers
interpretation
lack
adolescent

Multiple domains of parental secure base support during childhood and adolescence contribute to adolescents’ representations of attachment as a secure base script

Vaughn, B. E., Waters, T., Steele, R. D., Roisman, G. I., Bost, K. K., Truitt, W., Waters, H. S. & Booth-Laforce, C., Jul 3 2016, In : Attachment and Human Development. 18, 4, p. 317-336 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Parenting
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.)
Child Care
Fathers
2015

Relations between narrative coherence, identity, and psychological well-being in emerging adulthood

Waters, T. & Fivush, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Personality. 83, 4, p. 441-451 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Psychology
Episodic Memory
Students
Emotional Adjustment

Secure base representations in middle childhood across two western cultures: Associations with parental attachment representations and maternal reports of behavior problems

Waters, T., Bosmans, G., Vandevivere, E., Dujardin, A. & Waters, H. S., Aug 1 2015, In : Developmental Psychology. 51, 8, p. 1013-1025 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
Knowledge Bases
childhood
Belgium
Psychopathology

The latent structure of secure base script knowledge

Waters, T., Fraley, R. C., Groh, A. M., Steele, R. D., Vaughn, B. E., Bost, K. K., Veríssimo, M., Coppola, G. & Roisman, G. I., Jan 1 2015, In : Developmental Psychology. 51, 6, p. 823-830 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Individuality
Caregivers
Statistical Factor Analysis
caregiver
2014

Autobiographical Memory Functions Served by Multiple Event Types

Waters, T., Bauer, P. J. & Fivush, R., Jan 1 2014, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 28, 2, p. 185-195 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Psychology
Research
Autobiographical Memory
Surveys and Questionnaires

Caregiving antecedents of secure base script knowledge: A comparative analysis of young adult attachment representations

Steele, R. D., Waters, T., Bost, K. K., Vaughn, B. E., Truitt, W., Waters, H. S., Booth-LaForce, C. & Roisman, G. I., Jan 1 2014, In : Developmental Psychology. 50, 11, p. 2526-2538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
caregiving
child care
young adult
Young Adult

Relations between the functions of autobiographical memory and psychological wellbeing

Waters, T., Apr 1 2014, In : Memory. 22, 3, p. 265-275 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Psychology
Research
Psychological Well-being
Autobiographical Memory

Sociocultural and functional approaches to autobiographical memory

Fivush, R. & Waters, T., Jan 1 2014, The SAGE Handbook of Applied Memory. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 221-238 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Episodic Memory
Autobiographical Memory
Sociocultural Approach
Functional Approach
2013

AAI coherence predicts caregiving and care seeking behavior: Secure base script knowledge helps explain why

Waters, T., Brockmeyer, S. L. & Crowell, J. A., May 1 2013, In : Attachment and Human Development. 15, 3, p. 316-331 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge Bases
Interviews
Aptitude
Regression Analysis
Research

Null's the word: A comparison of memory quality for intensely negative and positive events

Waters, T., Bohanek, J. G., Marin, K. & Fivush, R., Aug 1 2013, In : Memory. 21, 6, p. 633-645 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Cognition
Emotions
Language
Research Personnel

The many facets of meaning making: Comparing multiple measures of meaning making and their relations to psychological distress

Waters, T., Shallcross, J. F. & Fivush, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Memory. 21, 1, p. 111-124 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Depression
Growth
Regression Analysis
2011

The making of autobiographical memory: Intersections of culture, narratives and identity

Fivush, R., Habermas, T., Waters, T. & Zaman, W., Oct 1 2011, In : International Journal of Psychology. 46, 5, p. 321-345 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Episodic Memory
Personal Narratives
Ego
Parents
Autobiography
2010

Re-presenting the presentational self: Commentary on komatsu

Fivush, R. & Waters, T., Sep 1 2010, In : Human Development. 53, 4, p. 229-234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate