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Recent representative publications (*indicates an individual in training)

Becker, S. P.*, Burns, G. L., Garner, A. A., Jarrett, M. A., Luebbe, A. M., Epstein, J. N., & Willcutt, E. G. (in press). Sluggish cognitive tempo in adults: Psychometric validation of the Adult Concentration Inventory. Psychological Assessment.
Child, A. E.*, Cirino, P. T., Fletcher, J. M., Willcutt, E. G., & Fuchs, L. S. (In press). A cognitive dimensional approach to understanding shared and unique contributions to reading, math, and attention skills. Journal of Learning Disabilities.
Gialluisi, A.*, Andlauer, T. F. M., Mirza-Schreiber, N., Moll, K., Schumacher, J., Hoffmann, P., Ludwig, K. U., Czamara, D., Francks, C., St Pourcain, B., Brandler, W., Honbolygó, F., Tóth, D., Csépe, V., Huguet, G., Morris, A., Hulslander, J., Willcutt, E. G., DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Smith, S. D., Pennington, B. F., Vaessen, A., Maurer, U., Lyytinen, H., Peyrard-Janvid, M., Leppänen, M., Brandeis, D., Bonte, M., Stein, J., Talcott, J. B., Fauchereau, F., Bourgeron, T., Monaco, A. P., Ramus, F., Landerl, K., Kere, J., Scerri, T. S., Paracchini, S., Fisher, S. E., Nöthen, M. M., Müller-Myhsok, B., & Schulte-Körne, G. (In press). Genome Wide Association Scan identifies new variants associated with reading-related cognitive abilities.
Hartung, C. M., Lefler, E. K., Canu, W. H., Stevens, A. E.*, Jaconis, M.*, LaCount, P. A.*,  Shelton, C. R., Leopold, D.*, & Willcutt, E. G. (In press).  DSM-5 and Other Symptom Thresholds for ADHD: Which is the Best Predictor of Impairment in College Students? Journal of Attention Disorders.
Willcutt, E. G. (In press). Disability Research Methodology. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intellectual and Developmental Disorders.
Willcutt, E. G. (In press). Shared Genetic Risk Across Disorders. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intellectual and Developmental Disorders.
Willcutt, E. G. (in press). ADHD and Reading Disability. In A. Zuddas, D. Coghill & T. Banaschewski (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of ADHD. Oxford, UK: Oxford Press.
Willcutt, E. G. (in press). Genetics of ADHD. In D. Barch (ed.), Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience of Psychopathology. Oxford University Press.
Willcutt, E. G. (In press). Behavioral Genetic Approaches to understanding Comorbidity in Developmental Disorders. Current Developmental Disorders Reports.
Adams, A. K.*, Smith, S. D., Truong, D. T., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K., DeFries, J. C., Pennington, B. F., & Gruen, J. R. Enrichment of Putatively Damaging Rare Variants in the DYX2 Locus and the Reading Related Genes CCDC136 and FLNC. (2017) Human Genetics, 136, 1395-1405.
Arnett, A. B.*, Pennington, B. F., Peterson, R. L., Willcutt, E. G., DeFries, J. C., & Olson, R. K. (2017). Explaining the sex difference in dyslexia. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58, 719-727.
Cirino, P. T., & Willcutt, E. G. (2017). An Introduction to the Special Issue: Contributions of executive function to academic skills. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 50, 408-421.
Frijters, J. C., Tsujimoto, K.*, Gottwald, S., Boada, R., Hill, D., Jacobson, L. A., Lovett, M., Mahone, M., Willcutt, E. G., Wolf, M., Bosson-Heenan, J., & Gruen, J. R. (2017). Reading-related causal attributions for success and failure: dynamic links with reading skill. Reading Research Quarterly, 53, 127-148.
Jacobson, L. A., Koriakin, T., Lipkin, P., Boada, R., Frijters, J., Lovett, M., Hill, D., Willcutt, E., Gottwald, S., Wolf, M., Bosson-Heenan, J., Gruen, J. R., & Mahone, E. M. (2017). Executive functions contribute uniquely to reading competence in minority youth. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 50, 422-433.
Lukowski, S. L., Rosenberg-Lee, M., Thompson, L. A., Hart, S. A., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K., Petrill, S. A., & Pennington, B. F. (2017). Approximate number sense shares etiological overlap with mathematics and general cognitive ability. Intelligence, 65, 67-74.
Lukowski, S. L.*, DiTrapani, J. B., Jeon, M., Wang, Z., Schenker, V. J.*, Doran, M. M., Hart, S. A., Mazzocco, M. M. M., Willcutt, E. G., Thompson, L. A., Petrill, S. A. (2017). Multidimensionality in the measurement of math-specific anxiety and its relationship with mathematical performance. Learning and Individual Differences.
Peterson, R .L., Boada, R., McGrath, L., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K., & Pennington, B. F. (2017). Cognitive prediction of reading, math, and attention: Shared and unique influences. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 50, 408-421.
Truong, D.*, Adams, A. K.*, Boada, R., Frijters, J. C., Hill, D. E., Lovett, M. W., Mahone, M. E., Willcutt, E. G., Wolf, M., Defries, J. C., Fisher, S. E., Francks, C., Gialluisi, A., Olson, R. K., Pennington, B. F., Smith, S. D., Bosson-Heenan, J., & Gruen, J. R. (2017). Multivariate genome-wide association study of rapid automatized naming and rapid alternating stimulus in Hispanic and African American youth. bioRxiv, 202929.
Wang, Z., Soden, B.*, Deater-Deckard, K., Lukowski, S.*, Schenker, V.*, Willcutt, E., Thompson, L., & Petrill, S. A. (2017). Development in reading and math in children from different SES backgrounds: The moderating role of child temperament. Developmental Science, 20.
Wu, S. S., Chen, L., Battista, C., Watts, A. K. C., Willcutt, E. G., & Menon, V. (2017). Distrinct influences of affective and cognitive factors on children's non-verbal and verbal mathematical abilities. Cognition, 166, 118-129.
Becker, S. P.*, Leopold, D. R.*, Burns, G. L., Jarrett, M. A., Langberg, J. M., Marshall, S. A., McBurnett, K., Waschbusch, D. A., & Willcutt, E. G. (2016). The internal, external, and diagnostic validity of sluggish cognitive tempo: A meta-analysis and critical review. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55, 163-178. PMCID: PMC4764798
Christopher, M. E., Keenan, J. M., Hulslander, J., DeFries, J. C., Miyake, A., Wadsworth, S. J., Willcutt, E, G., Pennington, B. F., & Olson, R. K. (2016). The genetic and environmental etiologies of the relations between cognitive skills and components of reading ability. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 451-466.
Gialluisi, A.*, Visconti, A., Willcutt, E. G., Smith, S. D., Pennington, B. F., Falchi, M., DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Franks, C., & Fisher, S. E. (2016). Investigating the effects of copy number variants on reading and language performance. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 8, 17. PMCID: PMC4868026
Leopold, D. R.*, Christopher, M. E., Burns, G. L., Becker, S. P., Olson, R. K., & Willcutt, E. G., (2016). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and sluggish cognitive tempo throughout childhood: Temporal invariance and stability from preschool through ninth grade. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 1066-1074. PMCID: PMC4334688
Livingstone, L. T.*, Coventry, W. L., Corley, R. P., Willcutt, E. G., Samuelsson, S., Olson, R. K., & Byrne, B. (2016). Does the environment have an enduring effect on ADHD? A longitudinal study of monozygotic twin differences in children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44, 1487-1501. NIHMSID 784483
McGrath, L. M., Braaten, E. B., Doty, N. D., Willoughby, B. L., Wilson, H. K., O’Donnell, E. D., Colvin, M. K., Ditmars, H. L., Blais, J. E., Hill, E. N., Metzger, A., Perlis, R. H., Willcutt, E. G., Smoller, J. W., Waldman, I. D., Faraone, S. V., Seidman, L. J., & Doyle, A. E. (2016). Extending the "cross disorder" relevance of executive functions to dimensional neuropsychiatric traits in youth. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 462-471.
Powers, N. R.*, Eicher, J. D.*, Miller, L. R., Kong, Y., Smith, S. D., Pennington, B. F., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K., Ring, S. M., & Gruen, J. R. (2016). The regulatory element READ1 epistatically influences reading and language, with both deleterious and protective alleles. Journal of Medical Genetics, 53, 163 - 171. PMCID: PMC4789805
Schachar, R. J., & Willcutt, E. G. (2016). From community to clinic and back: What population-based samples can tell us about the genetics of psychopathology in youth. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55, S281-S282.
Wadsworth, S. J., DeFries, J. C., Willcutt, E. G., Pennington, B. F., & Olson, R. K. (2016). Genetic etiologies of comorbidity and stability for reading difficulties and ADHD: A replication study.  Journal of Twin Research and Human Genetics, 19, 647-651.
Arnett, A. B.*, Pennington, B. F., Willcutt, E. G., DeFries, J. C., & Olson, R. K. (2015). Sex differences in ADHD symptom severity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 632-639. PMCID: PMC4385512
Christopher, M. E.*, Hulslander J., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., Keenan, J. M., Pennington, B. F., DeFries, J. C., Wadsworth, S. J., & Willcutt, E. G. (2015). Genetic and environmental etiologies of the longitudinal relations between pre-reading skills and reading at the end of the first and fourth grades. Child Development, 86, 342-361. PMCID: PMC4375099
Godinez, D. A., Willcutt, E. G., Burgess, G. C., Depue, B. E., Andrews-Hanna, J. R., & Banich, M. T. (2015).  Familial risk and ADHD-specific neural activity revealed by a case-control, discordant twin pair design. Psychiatry Research, 233, 458-465.
Leopold, D. R., Bryan, A. D., Willcutt, E. G., & Pennington, B. F. (2015). Evaluating the construct validity of adult ADHD and SCT among college students: A multitrait-multimethod analysis of convergent and discriminant validity. Journal of Attention Disorders, 19, 200-210. PMCID: PMC4334688
Brodsky, K.*, Willcutt, E. G., Davalos, D., & Ross, R. G. (in press). Shared and distinct neuropsychological weaknesses in childhood-onset schizophrenia and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Christopher, M. E.*, Hulslander J., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., Keenan, J. M., Pennington, B. F., DeFries, J. C., Wadsworth, S. J., & Willcutt, E. G. (in press). The genetic and environmental etiologies of the relations between pre-reading skills and reading at the end of the first and fourth grades. Child Development.
Eicher, J. D.*, Powers, N. R.*, Miller, L. L., Mueller, K. L., Mascheretti, S., Marino, C., Willcutt, E. G., DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Smith, S. D., Pennington, B. F., Tomblin, J. B., Ring, S. M., & Gruen, J. R. (in press). Characterization of the DYX2 locus on chromosome 6p22 with reading disability, language impairment, and IQ. Human Genetics.
Hoffmann, M. S., Polanczyk, G. V., Kieling, C., dos Santos, I. P., Willcutt, E. G., Rohde, L. A., & Salum, G. A. (in press). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Solar Irradiance: a cloudy perspective. Biological Psychiatry.
Keenan, J. M., Hua, A. N.*, Meenan, C. E.*, Olson, R. K., Pennington, B. F., & Willcutt, E. G. (in press). Issues in identifying poor comprehenders. Topics in Cognitive Psychology.
Willcutt, E. G. (in press). Competing theoretical models of ADHD. To appear in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Handbook (3rd Edition). Guilford: New York.
Wu, S. S.*, Willcutt, E. G., Escover, E., & Menon, V. (in press). Mathematics achievement and anxiety and their relation to internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Journal of Learning Disabilities.
Greven, C. U.*, Kovas, Y., Willcutt, E. G., Petrill, S. A., Plomin, R. (2014). Evidence for genetic risk factors shared between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and mathematics difficulties: a twin study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55, 39-48.
Polanczyk, G. Willcutt, E. G., Salum, G. A., Kieling, C., & Rohde, L. A. (2014). ADHD prevalence estimates across three decades: an updated systematic review and meta-regression analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43, 434-442.
Tamm, L., Epstein, J.N., Denton, C.A., Vaughn, A., Peugh, J., Willcutt, E. (2014). Reaction time variability associated with reading skills in poor readers with ADHD. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20, 292-301. PMCID: PMC3963392
Willcutt, E. G., Chhabildas, N., Kinnear, M.*, DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Leopold, D. R., Keenan, J. M., & Pennington, B. F. (2014). The internal and external validity of sluggish cognitive tempo and its relevance to DSMIV ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 21-35. PMCID: PMC3947432
Arnett, A. B.*, Pennington, B. F., Friend, A.*, Willcutt, E. G., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., & Olson, R. K. (2013). The SWAN captures variance at both the negative and positive ends of the ADHD symptom spectrum. Journal of Attention Disorders, 17, 152-162. PMCID: PMC3330134
Christopher, M. E.*, Hulslander, J., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., Keenan, J. M., Pennington, B. F., DeFries, J. C., Wadsworth, S. J., Willcutt, E. G., & Olson, R. K. (2013). The genetic and environmental etiologies of individual differences in early reading growth in Australia, the United States, and Scandinavia. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 125, 453-467. PMCID: MC3661747
Christopher, M. E.*, Hulslander, J., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., Keenan, J. M., Pennington, B. F., DeFries, J. C., Wadsworth, S. J., Willcutt, E. G., & Olson, R. K. (2013). Modeling the etiology of individual differences in early reading development: Evidence for strong genetic influences. Scientific Studies of Reading, 17, 350-358. PMCID: PMC3905458
Miller, A. C.*, Keenan, J. M., Betjemann, R. S., Willcutt, E. G., Pennington, B. F., & Olson, R. K. (2013). Reading comprehension in children with ADHD: Cognitive underpinnings of the centrality deficit. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 473 - 483. PMCID: PMC3121914
Olson, R. K., Hulslander, J., Christopher, M.*, Keenan, J. M., Wadsworth, S. J., Willcutt, E. G., Pennington, B. F., & DeFries, J. C. (2013). Genetic and environmental influences on writing and their relations to language and reading. Annals of Dyslexia, 63, 25-43. PMCID: PMC2182316
Willcutt, E. G., Petrill, S. A., Wu, S.*, Boada, R., DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., & Pennington, B. F. (2013). Implications of comorbidity between reading and math disability: Neuropsychological and functional impairment. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 46, 500 - 516. PMCID: PMC3749272
Arnett, A. B.*, Pennington, B. F., Willcutt, E. G., Dmitrieva, J., Byrne, B., Samuelsson, S., & Olson, R. K. A. (2012). A cross-lagged model of the development of ADHD inattention symptoms and rapid naming speed. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40, 1313 - 1326. PMCID: PMC3546520
Christopher, M. E.*, Miyake, A., Keenan, J. M., Pennington, B. F., DeFries, J. C., Wadsworth, S. J., Willcutt, E. G., & Olson, R. K. (2012). Predicting word reading and comprehension with executive function and speed measures: A latent variable analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 470-488. PMCID: PMC3360115
Pennington, B. F., Santerre-Lemmon, L., Rosenberg, J., MacDonald, B., Boada, R., Friend, A., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K. (2012). Individual prediction of dyslexia by single versus multiple deficit models. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 212 - 224. PMCID: PMC3270218
Rosenberg, J., Pennington, B. F., Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. (2012). Gene by environment interactions influencing reading disability and the inattentive symptom dimension of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 243-251. PMCID: PMC3235245
Willcutt, E. G. (2012). The prevalence of DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A metaanalytic review. Neurotherapeutics, 9, 490-499. PMCID: PMC3441936
Willcutt, E. G., Nigg, J. T., Pennington, B. F., Carlson, C. L., McBurnett, K., Rohde, L. A., Solanto, M. V., Tannock, R., & Lahey, B. B. (2012). Validity of DSM-IV attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom dimensions and subtypes. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 991 - 1010. PMCID: PMC3622557
Bidwell, L. C.*, Willcutt, E. G., McQueen, M. B., DeFries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Smith, S. D., & Pennington, B. F. (2011). A Family Based Association Study of DRD4, DAT1, and 5HTT and Continuous Traits of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Behavior Genetics, 41, 165-174. PMCID: PMC3674022
McGrath, L. M.*, Shanahan, M. A., Santerre-Lemmon, L. E.*, Barnard, H. D.*, Willcutt, E. G., Olson, R. K., DeFries, J. C., & Pennington, B. F. (2011). A multiple deficit model of Reading Disability and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: searching for a shared cognitive deficits. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 52, 547-557. PMCID: PMC3079018
Willcutt, E. G., Boada, R., Riddle, M. W., Chhabildas, N. A., & Pennington, B. F. (2011). A parent-report screening questionnaire for learning difficulties in children. Psychological Assessment, 778 - 791. PMCID: PMC3164385
Betjemann, R. S., Johnson, E. P., Barnard, H.*, Boada, R., Filley, C. M., Filipek, P. A., Willcutt, E. G., DeFries, J. C. & Pennington, B. F. (2010). Genetic covariation between between brain volumes and IQ, reading performance, and processing speed. Behavior Genetics, 40, 135 - 145. PMC: PMC3608477
Byrne, B., Coventry, W. L., Olson, R. K., Wadsworth, S. J., Samuelsson, S., Petrill, S. A. et al. (2010). "Teacher Effects" in Early Literacy Development: Evidence From a Study of Twins. Journal of Educational Psychology, 102, 32-42. PMCID: PMC2830009 Depue, B. E.*, Burgess, G. C.*, Bidwell, L. C.*, Willcutt, E. G., & Banich, M. T. (2010). Behavioral performance predicts grey matter reductions in the right inferior frontal gyrus in young adults with combined type ADHD. Psychiatry Research-Neuroimaging, 182, 231 - 237. PMCID: PMC2914826
Lahey, B. B., & Willcutt, E. G. (2010). Predictive Validity of an Alternative to Nominal Subtypes of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for DSM-V. Journal of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, 39, 761-775. PMCID: PMC2979319.
Smith, S. D., Grigorenko, E., Willcutt, E. G., Pennington, B. F., Olson, R. K. (2010). Etiologies and molecular mechanisms of communication disorders. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 31, 555 - 563. PMCID: PMC2943674
Willcutt, E.G., Betjemann, R., McGrath, L., Chhabildas, N. A., Olson, R. K., DeFries, J. C., & Pennington, B. F. (2010). Etiology and neuropsychology of comorbidity between RD and ADHD: The case for multiple-deficit models. Cortex, 46, 1345 - 1361. PMCID: PMC2993430
Willcutt, E. G., Pennington, B. F., Duncan, L., Smith, S. D., Keenan, J. M., Wadsworth, S. J., DeFries, J. C., & Olson, R. K. (2010). Understanding the complex etiologies of developmental disorders: behavioral and molecular genetic approaches. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 31, 533 - 544. PMCID: PMC2953861.