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cognitive abilities


Journal Articles


Wolfe, Barbara, Jieun Song, Jan Greenberg, and Marsha Mailick. 2014. "Ripple Effects of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness on Nondisabled Adult Siblings." Social Science and Medicine 108:1-9 PMCID: 24607704   (no copy available)
Piazza, V, F. Floyd, M Mailick, and J. Greenberg. 2014. "Coping and Psychological Health of Aging Parents of Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities." American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 119:186-198 PMCID: 24679353  (no copy available)
Cook, Justin and Jason M. Fletcher. 2014. "Can Education Rescue Genetic Liablility for Cognitive Decline?" Social Science and Medicine In Press PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Song, J., M Mailick, and J. Greenberg. 2014. "Work and Health of Parents of Adult Children with Serious Mental Illness." Family Relations 63:122-134 PMCID: PMC3904388  (no copy available)
Cook, Justin and Jason M. Fletcher. 2013. "Interactive Effects of In Utero Nutrition and Genetic Inheritance on Cognition: New Evidence Using Sibling Comparisons." Economics and Human Biology:1-11 PMCID: 24172871  (no copy available)
DeRigne, LeaAnne. 2013. "The Employment and Financial Effects on Families Raising Children With Special Health Care Needs: An Examination of the Evidence." Journal of Pediatric Health Care 26:283-290 PMCID: 22726713   (no copy available)
Clouston, Sean, Diana Kuh, Pamela Herd, Jane Elliott, Marcus Richards, and Scott Hofer. 2013. "Benefits of Educational Attainment on Adult Fluid Cognitions: International Evidence From Three Birth Cohorts." International Journal of Epidemiology 41:1729-1736 PMCID: PMC3535750   (no copy available)
Huang, Min-Hsiung. 2013. "Occupational Standing and Occupational Stratification by Cognitive Ability." Comparative Social Research 30:101-127 PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Herd, Pamela, Karen Holden, and Yung Su. 2012. "The Links Between Early-Life Cognition and Schooling and Late-Life Financial Knowledge." Journal of Consumer Affairs 46:411-435 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Ghosh, Subharati, Jan Greenberg, and Marsha Seltzer. 2012. "Adaptation to a Spouse's Disability by Parents of Adult Children With Mental Illness or Developmental Disability." Psychiatric Services 63:1118-1124 PMCID: 22948898  Publication
Chabris, Christopher, Benjamin Hebert, Daniel Benjamin, Jonathan Beauchamp, David Cesarini, Matthijs Loos, Magnus Johannesson, Patrik Manusson, Paul Lichtenstein, Craig Atwood, Jeremy Freese, Taissa Hauser, Robert Hauser, Nicholas Christakis, and David Laibson. 2012. "Most Reported Genetic Associations With General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives." Psychological Science PMCID: 23012269  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. and Alberto Palloni. 2011. "Adolescent IQ and Survival in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." The Journals of Gerontology 66B:91-101 PMCID: 21743056  Publication
Seltzer, Marsha M., Frank Floyd, Jieun Song, Jan Greenberg, and Jinkuk Hong. 2011. "Midlife and Aging Parents of Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Impacts of Lifelong Parenting." American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 116:479-499 PMCID: 22126660  Publication
Barker, Erin T., Jan S. Greenberg, Marsha M. Seltzer, and David M. Almeida. 2011. "Daily Stress and Cortisol Patterns in Parents of Adult Children With A Serious Mental Ilness." Health Psychology PMCID: Pending  Publication
Alwin, Duane and Scott Hofer. 2011. "Health and Cognition in Aging Research." Journal of Gerontology: Series B 66B:i9-i16 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Taylor, Julie L. and Carolyn M. Shivers. 2011. "Predictors of Helping Profession Choice and Volunteerism Among Siblings of Adults with Mild Intellectual Deficits." American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 116:263-277 PMCID: 21740255  Publication
Jokela, Markus, David Batty, Ian J. Deary, Karri Silventoinen, and Mika Kivimaki. 2011. "Sibling Analysis of Adolescent Intelligence and Chronic Disease in Older Adulthood." Annals of Epidemiology Forthcoming:1-8 PMCID: 21440456  Publication
Taylor, Julie L., Heather D. Hurd, Marsha M. Seltzer, Jan S. Greenberg, and Frank J. Floyd. 2010. "Parenting with Mild Intellectual Deficits: Parental Expectations and the Educational Attainment of their Children." American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 115:340-354 PMCID: 20563292  Publication
Seltzer, Marsha M., Frank J. Floyd, Jan S. Greenberg, Jinkuk Hong, Julie L. Taylor, and Heather Doescher. 2009. "Factors Predictive of Midlife Occupational Attainment And Psychological Well-being in Adults With Mild Intellectual Deficits." American Journal on Mental Retardation 114:128-143 PMCID: 19391672  Publication
Hauser, Robert. 2009. "Causes and Consequences of Cognitive Functioning Across the Life Course." Educational Researcher 39:95-109 PMCID: PMC3289095  Publication
Carr, D. and Moorman, S. 2009. "End-of-Life Treatment Preferences Among Older Adults: An Assessment of Psychosocial Influences." Sociological Forum 24:754-778 PMCID: 21057589  Publication
Schaeffer, Nora C., Jennifer Dykema, Dana Garbarski, and Douglas W. Maynard. 2008. "Verbal and Paralinguistic Behaviors in Cognitive Assessments in a Survey Interview." American Statistical Association 2008 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods Washington, DC: American Statistical Association:4344-51   Publication
Link, Bruce G., Jo C. Phelan, Richard Miech, and Emily L. Westin. 2008. "The Resources That Matter: Fundamental Social Causes of Health Disparities and the Challenge of Intelligence." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49:72-91 PMCID: 18418986  Publication
Flynn, Kathryn E. and Maureen A. Smith. 2007. "Personality and Health Care Decision-Making Style " Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences 62:261-267   Publication
Freese, Jeremy, Salvador Rivas, and Eszter Hargittai. 2006. "Cognitive Ability and Internet Use among Older Adults." Poetics 34:236-249   Publication
Seltzer, Marsha M., Frank Floyd, Jan Greenberg, Julie Lounds, Mary Lindstrom, and Jinkuk Hong. 2005. "Life Course Impacts of Mild Intellectual Deficits." American Journal on Mental Retardation 110:451-468 PMCID: 16212448  Publication
Krahn, Dean, Jeremy Freese, Robert Hauser, Kristen Barry, and Brian Goldman. 2003. "Alcohol Use and Cognition at Mid-Life: The Importance of Adjusting for Baseline Cognitive Abilitiy and Educational Attainment." Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 27:1162-1166 PMCID: 12878923  Publication
Halaby, Charles N. 2003. "Where Job Values Come From: Family and Schooling Background, Cognitive Ability, and Gender." American Sociological Review 68:251-278   Publication
Zax, Jeffrey S. and Daniel I. Rees. 2002. "IQ, Academic Performance, Environment, and Earnings." The Review of Economics and Statistics 84:600-616   Publication
Seltzer, M. M., J. S. Greenberg, F. J. Floyd, Y. Pettee, and J. Hong. 2001. "Life Course Impacts of Parenting a Child With a Disability." American Journal on Mental Retardation 106:265-286   Publication
Huang, Min-Hsiung. 2001. "Cognitive Abilities and the Growth of High-IQ Occupations." Social Science Research 30:529-551   Publication
Hauser, Seth M. 2000. "Education, Ability, and Civic Engagement in the Contemporary United States." Social Science Research 29:556-582   Publication
Hauser, Robert M., Jennifer Sheridan, and John Robert Warren. 1999. "Socioeconomic Achievements of Siblings in the Life Course: New Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." Research on Aging 21:338-378   Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1992. "Four Erroneous Assertions Regarding the Accuracy of the Confluence Model." American Sociological Review 57:136-137   Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1991. "Birth Order and Intelligence: Further Tests of the Confluence Model." American Sociological Review 56:141-158   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1991. "On 'Simple Models of Sibling Resemblance' (Reply to Michael Gillespie's Comment)." American Journal of Sociology 97:206-209   Publication
Zajonc, R. B., G. B. Markus, M. L. Berbaum, J. A. Bargh, and R. L. Moreland. 1991. "One Justified Criticism Plus Three Flawed Analyses Equals Two Unwarranted Conclusions: A Reply to Retherford and Sewell." American Sociological Review 56:159-165   Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1989. "How Intelligence Affects Fertility." Intelligence 13:169-185   Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1988. "Intelligence and Family Size Reconsidered." Social Biology 35:1-40   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. and William H. Sewell. 1985. "Birth Order and Educational Attainment in Full Sibships." American Educational Research Journal 22:1-23   Publication
Hauser, Robert M. and Thomas N. Daymont. 1977. "Schooling, Ability, and Earnings: Cross-Sectional Evidence 8 to 14 Years After High School Graduation." Sociology of Education 50:182-206   Publication
Coleman, James S., Thomas F. Pettigrew, William H. Sewell, and Thomas W. Pullum. 1973. "Review Symposium on Jencks 'Inequality'." American Journal of Sociology 78:1523-1544   Publication
Wegner, Eldon L. and William H. Sewell. 1970. "Selection and Context as Factors Affecting the Probability of Graduation from College." American Journal of Sociology 75:665-679   Publication
Sewell, William H. and Vimal P. Shah. 1967. "Socioeconomic Status, Intelligence, and the Attainment of Higher Education." Sociology of Education 40:1-23   Publication
Maenner, M., J. Greenberg, and M Mailick. In Press. "Association Between Mild Intellectual Disability and Early Mortality in Men and Women: Evidence from a Population-Based Cohort Study." American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)

Working Papers


Freese, Jeremy and Salvador Rivas. 2006. "Cognition, Personality, and Individual Response to Technological Change: The Case of the Internet Adoption." CDE Working Paper No. 2006-07, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Freese, Jeremy. 2006. "Cognitive Skills and Survey Nonresponse: Evidence from Two Longitudinal Studies." CDE Working Paper No. 2006-10, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1998. "Mental Ability and the Sources of Occupational Success." CDE Working Paper No. 98-07, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Zax, Jeffery S. and Daniel I. Rees. 1998. "Environment, Ability, Effort and Earnings." CRESP Paper No. 9801, Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy, University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, CO.  Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1989. "Further Tests of the Confluence Model." EWC Working Paper No. 60, East-West Population Institute, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI.  Publication
Retherford, Robert D. and William H. Sewell. 1987. "How Intelligence Affects Fertility." EWC Working Paper No. 53, East-West Population Institute, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI.  Publication
Grusky, David B. 1983. "Who Gets Prestige, Power, Property, and Privileged Industry Location? Allocation to a Multidimensional Structure of Inequality." CDE Working Paper No. 83-47, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M., William H. Sewell, and Brian R. Clarridge. 1982. "The Influence of Family Structure on Socioeconomic Achievement: A Progress Report." CDE Working Paper No. 82-59, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication
Hauser, Robert M. 1980. "The Structure of Social Relationships: Cross-Classifications of Mobility, Kinship, and Friendship." CDE Working Paper No. 80-15, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication

Master's Theses


Rainwater, Elizabeth D. 2005. "Access or Ability: What's Behind the Relationship Between Early Socioeconomic Status and Adult Mortality." Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Richards, Rosanda. 1966. "Parental Stress on College, High School Achievement, Measured Intelligence and College Plans." Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication

Doctoral Dissertations


Kim, Hisam. 2006. "Three Essays Using Longitudinal Sibling Data." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Gathman, Cabell. 2004. "Complimenting the Respondent: How Interviewers Handle Performances on Cognitive Tasks on the Survey." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison.  Publication
Huang, Min-Hsiung. 1996. "Historical Changes in the Effects of Verbal Ability on Socioeconomic Success in the United States." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Campbell, Richard T. 1973. "Social Class and College Graduation: A Replication and Extension." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication
Jesudason, Victor. 1972. "Socioeconomic Background and Educational Attainment of High Ability Wisconsin High School Students." Doctoral Thesis, Department of Rural Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication

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