Chen, Y., Cabrera, N., & Reich, S. (2023). Mother-child and father-child “serve and return” interactions at 9 months: Associations with children’s language skills at 18 and 24 months. Infant Behavior and Development, 73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2023.101894.
Fagan, J., & Cabrera, N. (2023). Trajectories of low‐income mothers’ and fathers’ engagement in learning activities and child socioemotional skills in middle childhood. Social Development, 32(2), 672-689. PDF
Reich, S. M., Dahlin, M., Tulagan, N., Kerlow, M., Cabrera, N., Piroutek, M. J., & Heyming, T. (2023). Caregivers’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and their children’s behavior. Journal of Family Issues, 44(4), 1093-1112. PDF
Reich, S. M., Liu, Y., Tulagan, N., Martin, E., Dahlin, M., & Cabrera, N. (2023). Applying a family stress model to understand US families’ patterns of stress, media use, and child behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Children and Media, 1-20. PDF
Silver, A. M., Chen, Y., Smith, D. K., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Cabrera, N., & Libertus, M. E. (2023). Mothers’ and fathers’ engagement in math activities with their toddler sons and daughters: The moderating role of parental math beliefs. Frontiers in Psychology, 14.
Fagan, J., Cabrera, N., & Ghosh, R. (2023). Explaining the long reach of prenatal behaviors and attitudes in unmarried men at birth on father engagement in early and middle childhood and adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 59(1), 84. PDF
Busch, J., Cabrera, N., Ialuna, F., Buchmüller, T., & Leyendecker, B. (2022). Refugee children’s early development during attendance of specialized preschool programs and transition into first grade in Germany. Early Education and Development, 33(8), 1304-1325. PDF
Chen, Y., Cabrera, N. J., Alonso, A., Ghosh, R., & McDorman, S. A. (2022). Fathers’ Participation in Early Childhood Programs. In Social Work Practice with Fathers: Engagement, Assessment, and Intervention (pp. 225-244). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Deneault, A. A., Cabrera, N. J., & Bureau, J. F. (2022). A meta‐analysis on observed paternal and maternal sensitivity. Child Development, 93(6), 1631-1648.
Iruka, I. U., Cabrera, N., & Páez, M. (2022). Supporting and engaging with diverse families during the early years: emerging approaches that matter for children and families. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 60, 390-393. PDF
Cabrera, N., He, M., Chen, Y., & Reich, S. M. (2022). Risks and protective factors of Hispanic families and their young children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Children, 9(6), 792. PDF
Cabrera, N. J. (2022). Commentary: Recognizing our similarities and celebrating our differences–parenting across cultures as a lens toward social justice and equity. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 63(4), 480-483. PDF
Prieto, F., Cabrera, N. J., Alonso, A., & Ghosh, R. (2022). Cultural and Sociopolitical Influences on African American and Latinx Fathers. Handbook of the Psychology of Fatherhood, 239-260. PDF
Cabrera, N., Alonso, A., Chen, Y., & Ghosh, R. (2022). Latinx families’ strengths and resilience contribute to their well-being. National research center on hispanic children and families.
Deneault, A. A., Cabrera, N., Ghosh, R. A., Tölle, A. S., Seethaler, J., Majdandžić, M., & Reich, S. M. (2022). Challenging parenting behavior in ethnically diverse two-parent families in the United States: Association with infants’ social competence and behavior problems. Early childhood research quarterly, 58, 115-124. PDF
Cabrera, N., Chen, Y., Hennigar, A., Alonso, A., & Ghosh, R. (2022). The Role of Fathers in Caregiving. In A. Morris & J. Mendez Smith (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Parenting(Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology, pp. 332-352). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108891400.019. PDF
Cabrera, N. J., Alonso, A., & Chen, Y. (2021). Parenting Contributions to Latinx Children’s Development in the Early Years. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 696(1), 158-178. PDF
Alonso, A., Kerlow, M., & Cabrera, N. (2021). “Latinxs and Family.” Oxford Bibliographies in “Latino Studies.” Ed. I. Stavans. New York: Oxford University
Cabrera, N. J., Hennigar, A., Alonso, A., McDorman, S. A., & Reich, S. M. (2021). The protective effects of maternal and paternal factors on children’s social development. Adversity and resilience science, 2, 85-98. PDF
Kuhns, C., & Cabrera, N. J. (2020). Low-income Latino mothers’ and fathers’ control strategies and toddler compliance. Journal of Latinx Psychology, 8(3), 221. PDF
McKee, K., Cabrera, N., Alonso, A., Turcios, M., & Reich, S. (2021). Determinants of fathers’ and mothers’ involvement in a parenting intervention. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 22(3), 521. PDF
Hennigar, A., Cabrera, N. J., & Chen, Y. (2020). The role of fathers and their young children’s social development. Handbook of fathers and child development: Prenatal to preschool, 339-355.
Cabrera, N. J., Jeong Moon, U., Fagan, J., West, J., & Aldoney, D. (2020). Cognitive stimulation at home and in child care and children’s preacademic skills in two‐parent families. Child Development, 91(5), 1709-1717.
Karberg, E., Cabrera, N., Malin, J., & Kuhns, C. (2019). Chapter VI: Longitudinal Contributions of Maternal and Paternal Intrusive Behaviors to Children’s Sociability and Sustained Attention at Prekindergarten. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 84(1), 79. PDF
Cabrera, N. J., Hennigar, A., Yumiseva-Lackenbacher, M., & Galindo, C. (2019). Young Latinx children: At the intersections of race and socioeconomic status. Advances in child development and behavior, 57, 65-99. PDF
Cabrera, N. J., Karberg, E., & Fagan, J. (2019). Family structure change among Latinos: Variation by ecologic risk. Journal of family issues, 40(15), 2123-2145. PDF
Leyendecker, B., Cabrera, N., Lembcke, H., Willard, J., Kohl, K., & Spiegler, O. (2018). Parenting in a new land. European Psychologist.
Dyer, W. J., Fagan, J., Kaufman, R., Pearson, J., & Cabrera, N. (2018). Self‐perceived coparenting of nonresident fathers: Scale development and validation. Family Process, 57(4), 927-946.
Cabrera, N. J., Volling, B. L., & Barr, R. (2018). Fathers are parents, too! Widening the lens on parenting for children's development. Child Development Perspectives, 12(3), 152-157.
Karberg, E., & Cabrera, N. (2017). Family change and co-parenting in resident couples and children’s behavioral problems. Journal of family studies.
Schwab, J. F., Rowe, M. L., Cabrera, N., & Lew-Williams, C. (2018). Fathers’ repetition of words is coupled with children’s vocabularies. Journal of experimental child psychology, 166, 437-450. PDF
Cabrera, N. J., Karberg, E., Malin, J. L., & Aldoney, D. (2017). THE MAGIC OF PLAY: LOW‐INCOME MOTHERS’AND FATHERS’PLAYFULNESS AND CHILDREN'S EMOTION REGULATION AND VOCABULARY SKILLS. Infant mental health journal, 38(6), 757-771.
Cabrera, N., Malin, J., Kuhns, C., & West, J. (2017). The development and early home experiences of young Latino boys.
Padilla, C. M., Cabrera, N., & West, J. (2017). The development and home environments of low-income Hispanic children: Kindergarten to third grade.
Aldoney, D., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Raising American citizens: Socialization goals of low-income immigrant Latino mothers and fathers of young children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25, 3607-3618. PDF
Cabrera, N., *Malin, J., Kuhns, C., & West, J. (2016). The early home environment of Latino boys and their peers: A developmental perspective. Infant Mental Health Journal, 38(1), 97-114. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21620.
Rowe, M. L., Leech, K. A., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Going beyond input quantity: Wh-Questions matter for toddlers' language and cognitive development. Cognitive Science.
Salo, V. C., Rowe, M. L., Leech, K. A., & Cabrera, N. J. (2016). Low-income fathers' speech to toddlers during book reading versus toy play. Journal of Child Language, 43(6), 1385-99.
Cabrera, N., Fitzgerald, H., Bradley, R., & Roggman, L. (2014). The ecology of father-child relationships: An expanded model.Journal of Family Theory and Review, 6, 336-354. DOI: 10.1111/jftr.12054
Bradley, R.H., & Cabrera, N.J. (2014).Retooling: Evolution in research on fathers- A commentary. Infant Mental Health Journal, 35(5), 523-526.
Malin, J. L., Cabrera, N.J., Karberg, E., Aldoney, D., & Rowe, M.L. (2014). Low-income minority fathers' control strategies and their children's regulatory skills. Infant Mental Health Journal.
Malin, J. L., Cabrera, N. J., & Rowe, M. L. (2014). Low-income minority mothers’ and fathers’ reading and children's interest: Longitudinal contributions to children's receptive vocabulary skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 4, 425-432.
Cabrera, N. J., Hofferth, S. L., & Hancock, G. (2014). Family structure, maternal employment, and change in children's externalizing problem behaviour: Differences by age and self-regulation. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-23.
Cabrera, N. J., Aldoney, D., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2013). Latino fathers. Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 244.
Cabrera, N. J., Shannon, J. D., & Jolley-Mitchell, S. (2013). Coparenting in Latino families. In Gender Roles in Immigrant Families (pp. 9-25). Springer New York.
Malin, J. L., Karberg, E., Cabrera, N. J., Rowe, M., Cristaforo, T., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2012). Father–toddler communication in low-income families: The role of paternal education and depressive symptoms. Family Science, 3(3-4), 155-163.
Cabrera, N., Scott, M., Fagan, J., Steward-Streng, N., & Chien, N. (2012). Coparenting and children's school readiness: A mediational model. Special issue of Family Process on Coparenting in Fragile Families, 51(3), 307-324.
Cabrera, N., Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., Bradley, R., Shannon, J.D., & Hancock, G.R. (2012). Parenting during early childhood in low-income families: Variation by child gender.Family Science, 3, 201-214.
Cabrera, N., & Bradley, R. (2012). Latino fathers and their children. Child Development Perspectives, The Society for Research in Child Development, 6(3), 232-238.
Cabrera, N., Beeghly, M., & Eisenberg, N. (2012). Positive development of minority children: Introduction to the special issue. Child Development Perspectives, The Society for Research in Child Development, 6(3), 207-209.
Cabrera, N., Cook, G., McFadden, K., & Bradley, R. (2012). Father residence and father-child relationship quality: Peer relationships and externalizing behavior problems, Family Science.
Cabrera, N., Hofferth, S., & Chae, S. (2011). Patterns and predictors of father-infant engaement across race/ethnic groups,Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26, 365-375.
Cabrera, N., Fagan, J. V. Wight, & Schadler, C. (2011).The influence of mother, father and child risk on parenting and and children's cognitive and social behaviors. Child Development, 82(6), 1985-2005.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., & LaTaillade, J. (2009). Predictors of co-parenting in Mexican American families and direct effects on parenting and child social emotional development.Infant Mental Health Journal, 30, 2, 523-548. Doi:10.1002/imhj.20227.
Shannon, J., Cabrera, N., Tamis-Lemonda, C., & Lamb, M. (2009). Who stays and who leaves? Father Accessibility Across Children's First Five Years. Parenting, Special Issue: Transition to Parenthood, 78-100.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., Mitchell, S., & West, J. (2009). Mexican American mothers and fathers’ prenatal attitudes and father prenatal involvement: Links to mother-infant interaction and father engagement. Sex Roles, 60, 510-526.
Cabrera, N., Fagan, J., & Farrie, D. (2008). Explaining the long reach of fathers’ prenatal involvement on later paternal engagement. Journal of Marriage and Family, 70(5), 1094-1107.
Cabrera, N.,Ryan, R., Jolley, S., Shannon, J., & Tamis-Lemonda, C. (2008). Low-income, nonresident father involvment with their toddlers: Variation by fathers' race and ethnicity. Journal of Family Psychology, 22(3), 643-647.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., & Tamis-LeMonda, C., (2007). Fathers' influence on their children’s cognitive and emotional development: From toddlers to pre-k. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 208-213.
Cabrera, N., Fitzgerald, H., Bradley, R., & Roggman, L. (2007). Modeling the dynamics of paternal influences on children over the life course. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 185-189.
Mitchell, S., See, H., Tarkow, A., Cabrera, N., McFadden, K., & Shannon, J. (2007). Conducting studies with fathers: Challenges and opportunities. Applied Developmental Science. 11(4), 239-244.
Cabrera, N., Shannon, J., West, J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2006). Parental interactions with Latino infants: Variation by country of origin and English proficiency. Child Development, 77, 1190-1207.
Shannon, J. D., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Cabrera, N. (2006). Fathering in infancy: Mutuality and stability between 8 and 16 months. Parenting: Science and Practice, 6, 167-188.
Zaslow, M., Halle, T., Cabrera, N., Calkins, J., Pitzer, L., & Margie, N. G. (2006). Child outcome measures in the study of child care quality. Evaluation Review, 30, 577-610.
Tamis-LeMonda, C., Shannon, J., Cabrera, N., & Lamb, M. (2004). Fathers and mothers at play with their 2- and 3-year-olds: Contributions to language and cognitive development. Child Development, 75, 1806-1820.
Cabrera, N., Ryan, R., Shannon, J., Brooks-Gunn, J., Vogel, C., Raikes, H., Tamis-LeMonda, C., & Cohen, R. (2004). Low-income fathers’ involvement in their toddlers' lives: Biological fathers from the Early Head Start research and evaluation study. Fathering, 2, 5-30.