Victoria J Molfese, PhD

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  • 1549 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
1972 …2019

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2019

Child Sleep and Socioeconomic Context in the Development of Cognitive Abilities in Early Childhood

Hoyniak, C. P., Bates, J. E., Staples, A. D., Rudasill, K. M., Molfese, D. L. & Molfese, V. J., Sep 1 2019, In : Child development. 90, 5, p. 1718-1737 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Examining the associations between performance based and ratings of focused attention in toddlers: Are we measuring the same constructs?

Acar, I. H., Frohn, S., Prokasky, A., Molfese, V. J. & Bates, J. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Infant and Child Development. 28, 1, e2116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Night-to-night variability in the bedtime routine predicts sleep in toddlers

Prokasky, A., Fritz, M., Molfese, V. J. & Bates, J. E., Oct 1 2019, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 49, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Strategies to Encourage Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Discussions and Brainstorming Promote Stronger Performance

Ryoo, J. H., Molfese, V. J. & Brown, E. T., May 19 2018, In : Early Education and Development. 29, 4, p. 603-617 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

He's just content to sit: A qualitative study of mothers' perceptions of infant obesity and physical activity

Dinkel, D., Snyder, K., Kyvelidou, A. & Molfese, V., Jun 19 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 1, 585.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Identifying child temperament types using cluster analysis in three samples

Prokasky, A., Rudasill, K., Molfese, V. J., Putnam, S., Gartstein, M. & Rothbart, M., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 67, p. 190-201 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Nonlinear Growth Mixture Models With Fractional Polynomials: An Illustration With Early Childhood Mathematics Ability

Ryoo, J. H., Konold, T. R., Long, J. D., Molfese, V. J. & Zhou, X., Nov 2 2017, In : Structural Equation Modeling. 24, 6, p. 897-910 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Postural control strategies differ in normal weight and overweight infants

Dinkel, D., Snyder, K., Molfese, V. & Kyvelidou, A., Jun 1 2017, In : Gait and Posture. 55, p. 167-171 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2016

Teaching Preschoolers to Count: Effective Strategies for Achieving Early Mathematics Milestones

Jacobi-Vessels, J. L., Todd Brown, E., Molfese, V. J. & Do, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Early Childhood Education Journal. 44, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Temperament and Teacher–Child Conflict in Preschool: The Moderating Roles of Classroom Instructional and Emotional Support

Rudasill, K. M., Hawley, L., Molfese, V. J., Tu, X., Prokasky, A. & Sirota, K., Oct 2 2016, In : Early Education and Development. 27, 7, p. 859-874 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2015

Examining factor structures on the Test of Early Mathematics Ability - 3: A longitudinal approach

Ryoo, J. H., Molfese, V. J., Brown, E. T., Karp, K. S., Welch, G. W. & Bovaird, J. A., Jul 1 2015, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 41, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Relations between toddler sleep characteristics, sleep problems, and temperament

Molfese, V. J., Rudasill, K. M., Prokasky, A., Champagne, C., Holmes, M., Molfese, D. L. & Bates, J. E., Apr 3 2015, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 40, 3, p. 138-154 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Temperament and preschool children’s peer interactions

Acar, I. H., Rudasill, K. M., Molfese, V., Torquati, J. & Prokasky, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Early Education and Development. 26, 4, p. 479-495 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The development and initial assessment of Reach Out and Read Plus Mathematics for use in primary care paediatrics

Jones, V. F., Brown, E. T., Molfese, V., Ferguson, M. C., Jacobi-Vessels, J., Bertsch, C., Abraham, T. & Davis, D. W., May 4 2015, In : Early Child Development and Care. 185, 5, p. 694-708 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Early Mathematics Skills From Prekindergarten to First Grade: Score Changes and Ability Group Differences in Kentucky, Nebraska, and Shanghai Samples

Ryoo, J. H., Molfese, V. J., Heaton, R., Zhou, X., Brown, E. T., Prokasky, A. & Davis, E., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Advanced Academics. 25, 3, p. 162-188 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Estimating child sleep from parent report of time in bed: Development and evaluation of adjustment approaches

Nelson, T. D., Lundahl, A., Molfese, D. L., Waford, R. N., Roman, A., Gozal, D., Molfese, V. J. & Ferguson, M. C., Jul 2014, In : Journal of pediatric psychology. 39, 6, p. 624-632 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Parent vs. teacher ratings of children's shyness as predictors of language and attention skills

Rudasill, K. M., Prokasky, A., Tu, X., Frohn, S., Sirota, K. & Molfese, V. J., Aug 2014, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 34, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2013

A one-hour sleep restriction impacts brain processing in young children across tasks: Evidence from event-related potentials

Molfese, D. L., Ivanenko, A., Key, A. F., Roman, A., Molfese, V. J., O'Brien, L. M., Gozal, D., Kota, S. & Hudac, C. M., Jul 1 2013, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 38, 5, p. 317-336 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2011

Evidence of alphabetic knowledge in writing: Connections to letter and word identification skills in preschool and kindergarten

Molfese, V. J., Beswick, J. L., Jacobi-Vessels, J. L., Armstrong, N. E., Culver, B. L., White, J. M., Ferguson, M. C., Rudasill, K. M. & Molfese, D. L., Jan 1 2011, In : Reading and Writing. 24, 2, p. 133-150 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

More than good intentioned help: Volunteer tutoring and elementary readers

Jung, E., Molfese, V. J. & Larson, A. E., Aug 1 2011, In : Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 19, 3, p. 277-299 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2010

Executive function skills of 6-8year olds: Brain and behavioral evidence and implications for school achievement

Molfese, V. J., Molfese, P. J., Molfese, D. L., Rudasill, K. M., Armstrong, N. & Starkey, G., Apr 1 2010, In : Contemporary Educational Psychology. 35, 2, p. 116-125 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Infant temperament, maternal personality, and Parenting stress As contributors to infant developmental outcomes

Molfese, V. J., Rudasill, K. M., Beswick, J. L., Jacobi-Vessels, J. L., Ferguson, M. C. & White, J. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 56, 1, p. 49-79 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2009

Growth of cognitive skills in preschoolers: Impact of sleep habits and learning-related behaviors

Jung, E., Molfese, V. J., Beswick, J., Jacobi-Vessels, J. & Molnar, A., Jan 1 2009, In : Early Education and Development. 20, 4, p. 713-731 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2008

Dynamic links between emerging cognitive skills and brain processes

Molfese, D. L., Molfese, V. J., Beswick, J., Jacobi-Vessels, J., Molfese, P. J., Key, A. P. F. & Starkey, G., Nov 1 2008, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 33, 6, p. 682-706 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Research-based teacher candidate dispositions assessment system: Moving forward

Jung, E., Larson, A. E., Molfese, V. J. & Thompson, C., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Education for Teaching. 34, 2, p. 155-156 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Use of event-related potentials to identify language and reading skills

Molfese, V. J., Molfese, D. L., Beswick, J. L., Jacobi-Vessels, J., Molfese, P. J., Molnar, A. E., Wagner, M. C. & Haines, B. L., Jan 1 2008, In : Topics in Language Disorders. 28, 1, p. 28-45 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2007

Smoking during pregnancy affects speech-processing ability in newborn infants

Key, A. P. F., Ferguson, M., Molfese, D. L., Peach, K., Lehman, C. & Molfese, V. J., Apr 1 2007, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 115, 4, p. 623-629 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2006

Alphabetic skills in preschool: A preliminary study of letter naming and letter writing

Molfese, V. J., Beswick, J., Molnar, A. & Jacobi-Vessels, J., Feb 10 2006, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 29, 1, p. 5-19 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Below-average, average, and above-average readers engage different and similar brain regions while reading

Molfese, D. L., Key, A. F., Kelly, S., Cunningham, N., Terrell, S., Ferguson, M., Molfese, V. J. & Bonebright, T., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of learning disabilities. 39, 4, p. 352-363 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Letter knowledge, phonological processing, and print knowledge: Skill development in nonreading preschool children

Molfese, V. J., Modglin, A. A., Beswick, J. L., Neamon, J. D., Berg, S. A., Berg, C. J. & Molnar, A., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of learning disabilities. 39, 4, p. 296-305 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2004

Screening early reading skills in preschool children: Get ready to read

Molfese, V. J., Molfese, D. L., Modglin, A. T., Walker, J. & Neamon, J., Jun 2004, In : Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. 22, 2, p. 136-150 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2003

Influence of Environment on Speech-Sound Discrimination: Findings From a Longitudinal Study

Molfese, D. L., Molfese, V. J., Key, A. F. & Kelly, S. D., Nov 17 2003, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 24, 2-3, p. 541-558 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Snoring in preschoolers: Associations with sleepiness, ethnicity, and learning

Montgomery-Downs, H. E., Jones, V. F., Molfese, V. J. & Gozal, D., Oct 2003, In : Clinical pediatrics. 42, 8, p. 719-726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations
85 Scopus citations
2002
13 Scopus citations

Reading and cognitive abilities: Longitudinal studies of brain and behavior changes in young children

Molfese, D. L., Molfese, V. J., Key, S., Modglin, A., Kelley, S. & Terrell, S., Jan 1 2002, In : Annals of Dyslexia. 52, p. 99-119 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2001

Effects of environmental measures on intelligence in young children: Growth curve modeling of longitudinal data

Espy, K. A., Molfese, V. J. & DiLalla, L. F., Jan 1 2001, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 47, 1, p. 42-73 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
25 Scopus citations
2000

Advancing brain-language models in the next millenium

Molfese, D. L., Molfese, D. L. & Molfese, V. J., Jan 2000, In : Brain and Language. 71, 1, p. 164-166 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1997
105 Scopus citations

Infant and preschool mental and verbal abilities: How are infant scores related to preschool scores?

Molfese, V. J. & Acheson, S., Jan 1 1997, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 20, 4, p. 595-607 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Prediction of the intelligence test scores of 3- to 8-year-old children by home environment, socioeconomic status, and biomedical risks

Molfese, V. J., DiLalla, L. F. & Bunce, D., Apr 1 1997, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 43, 2, p. 219-234 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
1996

Perinatal, Home Environment, and Infant Measures as Successful Predictors of Preschool Cognitive and Verbal Abilities

Molfese, V. J., DiLalla, L. F. & Lovelace, L., Mar 1996, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 19, 1, p. 101-119 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
1995

Cost Effective Approaches to Identifying Developmental Delay in 4- to 7-Year-Old Children

Molfese, V. J. & DiLalla, L. F., Jul 1995, In : Early Education and Development. 6, 3, p. 265-277 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1994

Biomedical and Social-Environmental Influences on Cognitive and Verbal Abilities in Children 1 to 3 Years of Age

Molfese, V. J., Holcomb, L. & Helwig, S., Jun 1994, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 17, 2, p. 271-287 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
1993
2 Scopus citations
1992

Stanford-binet intelligence scale (fourth edition): Factor structure and verbal subscale scores for three-year-olds

Molfese, V., Yaple, K., Helwig, S., Harris, L. & Connell, S., Mar 1992, In : Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. 10, 1, p. 47-58 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
1989

Predicting learning and other developmental disabilities: Assessment of reproductive and caretaking variables

Molfese, V. J. & Holcomb, L. C., Dec 1 1989, In : Birth Defects: Original Article Series. 25, 6, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1988
30 Scopus citations