Publications

Dr. Fingerman’s Complete C.V.

Publications: Journal Articles
(*student or postdoctoral fellow author)

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, & Birditt K. S. (in press). A decade of research on intergenerational ties: Technological, economic, political, and demographic changes. Journal of Marriage and Family: Decade Review.

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, Charles, S. T., & Umberson, D. J. (in press). Variety is the spice of life: Social integration and activity in late life. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbz007

Graham, J. L.*, Huo, M.*, Charles, S. T., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Interpersonal tensions and pain among older adults: The mediating role of negative mood. Research on Aging.

Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Typology of parent-child ties within families: Associations with psychological well-being. Journal of Family Psychology.

Huo, M.*, Fuentecilla, J. L.*, Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman K. L. (in press). Does empathy have a cost? Older adults and social partners experiencing problems. The Gerontologist.

Birditt, K.S., Polenick, C. A.*, Luong, G., Charles, S.T., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Daily interpersonal tensions and well-being among older adults: The Role of Emotion Regulation Strategies. Psychology and Aging.

Huo, M.*, Fuentecilla*, J. L., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman K. L. (in press). Empathy and close social ties in late life. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences.

Fuentecilla, J. L.*, Liu, Y., Huo, M.*, Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H. & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Midlife adults’ daily support to children and parents: Implications for diurnal cortisol. Journal of Aging and Health.

Birditt, K. S., Manalel, J.*, Sommers, H.*, Luong, G., & Fingerman K. L. (in press). Better off alone: Daily solitude is associated with lower negative affect in more conflictual social networks. The Gerontologist.

Lee, H. J.*, Kim, K., Bangerter, L. R., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Aging parents’ and middle-aged children’s evaluations of parents’ disability and life problems. Journal of Adult Development.

Wang, H.*, Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Middle-aged children’s coping strategies with tensions in the aging parent-child tie. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development.

Huo, M.*, Graham J. L.*, Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman K. L. (2019). Older adults’ empathy and daily support exchanges. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Leger, K., Charles, S. T., & Fingerman, K. L. (2019). Affect variability and sleep: Emotional ups and downs are related to a poorer night’s rest. Psychosomatic Medicine.

Kim, Y.,* Kim, K., Boerner, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2019). Recent parental death and relationship qualities between midlife adults and their grown children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 81, 616–630. doi:10.1111/jomf.12549

Birditt, K. S., Polenick, C. A.*, Van Bolt, O.*, Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2019). Conflict strategies in the parent-adult child tie: Generation differences and implications for well-being. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx057

Huo, M.*, Graham, J. L.*, Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2019). Aging parents’ daily support exchanges with adult children suffering problems. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbx079

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, Graham, J. L.*, Kim, K., & Birditt, K. S. (2018). A family affair: Family typologies of life problems and midlife well-being. The Gerontologist.

 Griffin, E. M.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Online dating profile contact of older adults seeking same and cross-sex relationships. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Huo, M.*, Graham, J. L.*, Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Aging parents’ disabilities and daily support exchanges with middle-aged children. The Gerontologist.

Polenick, C. A.*, DePasquale, N.*, Eggebeen, D. J., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Relationship quality between older fathers and middle-aged children: Associations with the well-being of both parties. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw094

Bangerter, L. R.*, Yin, L.*, Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Everyday support to aging parents: Links to middle-aged children’s diurnal cortisol and daily mood. The Gerontologist, 58, 654–662. doi:10.1093/geront/gnw207

Heid, A. R., Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Relationship tensions and mood: Adult children’s daily experience of aging parents’ stubbornness. Personal Relationships, 25, 87-102. doi: 10.1111/pere.12229

Huo, M.*, Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Support grandparents give to their adult grandchildren. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences, 73, 1006-1015. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw208

Jensen, A. C., Whiteman, S. D., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). “Can’t live with or without them”: Transitions and young adults’ sibling relationships. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 385–395. doi:10.1037/fam0000361

Seidel, A. J., Yorgason, J., Polenick, C. A.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Are you sleeping? Dyadic associations of support, stress, and worries regarding adult children on sleep. The Gerontologist, 58, 341-352. doi:10.1093/geront/gnw149

Davis, E. M.*, Kim, K., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Is an empty nest best? Coresidence with adult children and parental marital quality before and after the Great Recession. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences, 73, 372-381. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbw022

Forman, M., Mangini, L. E., Dong, Y-Q, Hernandez, L. M., & Fingerman K. L. (2018). Food insecurity and hunger: Quiet public health problems on campus. Journal of Nutrition and Food Science, 8, 668-673. doi: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000668

Bangerter, L. R.*, Polenick, C. A.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Life problems and perceptions of giving support: Implications for aging mothers and middle-aged children.  Journal of Family Issues, 39, 917-934. doi:10.1177/0192513X16683987

Hartnett, C. S., Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S. (2018). Without the ties that bind: Young adults who lack active parental relationships. Advances in Life Course Research, 35, 103-113.

Suitor, J. J., Gilligan, M., Pillemer, K., Fingerman, K. L., Kim, K., Silverstein, M., & Bengtson, V. L. (2018). Applying within-family differences approaches to enhance understanding of the complexity of intergenerational relations. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences. 73, 40-53. doi: 10.193/geronb/gbx037

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M., Kim, K., & Birditt, K. S. (2017). Coresident and noncoresident young adults’ daily experiences with parents. Emerging Adulthood, 5, 337–350. doi:10.1177/2167696816676583

Fingerman, K. L. (2017). Millennials and their parents: Implications of the new young adulthood for midlife adults. Innovations in Aging 1, 1-16. doi:10.1093/geroni/igx026

Jensen, A. C., Whiteman, S. D., Rand, J.*, & Fingerman, K. F. (2017). You’re just like your dad: Intergenerational patterns of parents’ differential treatment of siblings. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences, 72, 1073–1083. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbw033 PMCID: PMC5927158

Birditt, K. S., Manalel, J. A., Kim, K., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2017). Daily interactions with aging parents and adult children: Associations with negative affect and diurnal cortisol. Journal of Family Psychology, 31, 699–709. doi:10.1037/fam0000317 PMCID: PMC5608619

Heid, A. R.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2017). Adult children’s responses to parent “stubbornness.” The Gerontologist57, 419-440. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbu177

Polenick, C. A.*, Seidel, A. J., Birditt, K. S., Fingerman, K. L., & Zarit, S. H. (2017). Filial obligation and marital satisfaction in middle-aged couples. The Gerontologist57, 417-428. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv138

Kim, K., Bangerter, L. R.,* Liu, Y.*, Polenick, C. A.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2017). Middle-aged offspring’s support to aging parents with emerging disability. The Gerontologist57, 441-450. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv686

Polenick, C. A.*, Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., Bangerter, L. R.*, Seidel, A. J., & Fingerman, K. L (2017). Intergenerational support and marital satisfaction: Implications of beliefs about helping aging parents. Journal of Marriage and Family79, 131-146. doi:10.1111/jomf.12334 PMCID: PMC5279897

Fingerman, K. L., Kim, K. *, Tennant, P. S.*, Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. H. (2016). Intergenerational support in a daily context. The Gerontologist, 56, 896-908.

Fingerman, K. L., Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. H. (2016). The ties that bind: Middle-aged parents’ daily experiences with grown children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 431–450. doi:10.1111/jomf.12273 PMCID: PMC4807606

Fingerman, K. L., Cheng, Y.-P.*, Kim, K.*, Fung, H. H., Han, G., Lang, F. R., Lee, W.*, & Wagner, J. (2016). Parental involvement with college students in Germany, Hong Kong, Korea, and the United States. Journal of Family Issues, 37, 1384-1411.

Fingerman, K. L. (2016). The ascension of parent-child ties in the twenty-first century. The Psychologist, 29, 114-118.

Kim, K.*, Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H. & Fingerman, K. L. (2016). Capturing between- and within- family differences in parental support to adult children: A typology approach. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences, 71, 1034-1045. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbv029 PMCID: PMC5067944

Davis, E. M.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2016). Digital dating: Online profile content of older and younger adults. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 71, 959-967. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv042

Lee, J. E., Zarit, S. H., Rovine, M. J., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2016). The interdependence of relationships with adult children and spouses. Family Relations, 65, 342-353.  doi:10.1111/fare.12188

Heid, A.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2016). My parent is so stubborn: Perceptions of aging parents’ insistence, persistence, and resistence. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 71, 602-612. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbu177 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Birditt, K. S., Kim, K.*, Zarit, S. H., Fingerman, K. L., & Loving, T. J. (2016). Daily interactions in the parent-adult child tie: Links between children’s problems and parents’ diurnal cortisol rhythms. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 63, 208–216. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.09.027

Bangerter, L. R.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2016). Moderator effects of mothers’ problems on middle-aged offspring’s depressive symptoms in late life. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 71, 41-48. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt210 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Fingerman, K. L., Kim, K.*, Davis, E. M.*, Furstenberg, F. F., Jr., Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. H. (2015). “I’ll give you the world”: Parental socioeconomic background and assistance to young adult children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 844-865. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12204 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Sherman, S. M.*, Cheng, Y.-P.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Schnyer, D. M. (2015). Social support, stress, and the aging brain. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsv071

Kim, K.*, Zarit, S. H., Fingerman, K. L., & Han, G. (2015). Intergenerational exchanges of middle-aged adults with their parents and parents-in-law in Korea. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 791-805. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12185 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Bangerter, L. R.*, Kim, K.*, Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (in press). Perceptions of giving support and depressive symptoms in late life. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt210 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Birditt, K. S., Hartnett, C.* Zarit, S. H., Fingerman, K. L., & Antonucci, T. C. (2015). Extending the Intergenerational Stake Hypothesis: Evidence of an intra-individual stake and implications for well-being. Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 877-888. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12203 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Cheng, Y.-P.*, Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2015). Young adults’ provision of support to middle-aged parents. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 70, 407-416. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt108 PMCID:  Journal – In Process

Kim, K.*, Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2014). Discrepancy in reports of support exchanges between parents and adult offspring: Within- and between-family differences. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 168–179. doi:10.1037/a0035735 PMCID: 3981929

Sachs-Ericsson, N. J., Selby, E. A., Hames, J. L., Joiner, T. E., Fingerman, K. L., Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Hilt, L. M. (2014). Transmission of parental neuroticism to offspring’s depression: The mediating role of rumination. Personality and Mental Health, 8, 306–319. doi:10.1002/pmh.1268

Fingerman, K. L., Cheng, Y.-P.*, Cichy, K. E., Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. H. (2013). Help with “strings attached”: Offspring perceptions that middle-aged parents offer conflicted support. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 68, 902–911. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt032 PMCID: 3805292

Fingerman, K. L., Sechrist, J., & Birditt, K. S. (2013). Changing views on intergenerational ties. Gerontology, 59, 64-70. doi: 10.1159/000342211. PMCID: 4480642

Cichy, K. E., Lefkowitz, E. S., Davis, E. M.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2013). “You are such a disappointment!”: Negative emotions and parents’ perceptions of adult children’s lack of success. The Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Science, 68, 893-901. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt053 PMCID: 3805291

Kim, K.*, Eggebeen, D. J., Zarit, S. H., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2013). Agreement between aging parent’s bequest intention and middle-aged child’s inheritance expectation. The Gerontologist, 53, 1020–1031. doi:10.1093/geront/gns147 PMCID: 3826159

Hartnett, C. S.*, Furstenberg, F. F., Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S. (2013). Parental support during young adulthood: Why does assistance decline with age? Journal of Family Issues, 34, 975–1007. doi:10.1177/0192513X12454657 PMCID: 3747833

Cichy, K. E., Lefkowitz, E. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2013). Conflict engagement and conflict disengagement during interactions between adults and their parents. The Journals of Gerontology, Psychological Sciences, 68. 31-40. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs046. PMCID: 3605941

Jensen, A. C.*, Whiteman, S. D., Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S. (2013). “Life still isn’t fair”: Parental differential treatment of young adult siblings. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 438-452. doi:10.1111/jomf.12002. PMCID: 4018724

Fingerman, K. L., Cheng, Y. P.*, Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. (2012). Only as happy as the least happy child: Multiple grown children’s problems and successes and middle-aged parents’ well-being. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 67, 184-193. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbr086. PMCID: 3410695

Fingerman, K. L., Cheng, Y. P.*, Wesselmann, E. D.*, Zarit, S., Furstenberg, F., & Birditt, K. S. (2012). Helicopter parents and landing pad kids: Intense parental support of grown children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 74, 880-896. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2012.00987.x PMCID: 4553417

Fingerman, K. L., Gilligan, M.*, VanderDrift, L.*, & Pitzer, L. M. (2012). In-law relationships before and after marriage:  Husbands, wives, and their mothers-in-law. Research on Human Development, 9, 106-125. PMCID: 3686301

Fingerman, K. L., Pillemer, K. A., Silverstein, M., & Suitor, J. J. (2012). The Baby Boomers’ intergenerational relationships. The Gerontologist, 52, 199-209. PMCID: 3304890

Birditt, K. S., Tighe, L.A.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Zarit, S. H. (2012). Intergenerational relationship quality across three generations. Journal of Gerontology, Sciences Social, 67, 627–638, doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs050.  PMCID: 3536553

Lee, J.*, Zarit, S., Rovine, M. J., Birditt, K.S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2012). Middle aged couples’ exchanges of support with aging parents: Patterns and association with marital satisfaction. Gerontology, 58, 88-96. doi: 10.1159/000324512 PMCID: 3254027

Fingerman, K. L., Vanderdrift, L. E.*,  Dotterer, A., Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. (2011). Support to aging parents and grown children in Black and White families. The Gerontologist, 51, 441-452. doi:10.1093/geront/gnq114 PMCID: 3202703

Fingerman, K. L., Pitzer, L. M.*, Chan, W.*, Birditt, K. S., Franks, M. M., & Zarit, S. (2011). Who gets what and why: Help middle-aged adults provide to parents and grown children. The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 66B, 87-98. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbq009 PMCID: 3031309

Pitzer, L. M.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2011). Validation of the Parent Adult Relationship Quality (PARQ) scale. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 72, 11-135.

Kim, K.*, Zarit, S. H., Eggebeen, D. J., Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2011). Discrepancies in reports of support exchanges between aging parents and their middle-aged children. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 66B, 527-537. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbr029 PMCID: 3202704

Luong, G.*, Charles, S.T., & Fingerman, K. L. (2011). Better with age: Social relationships across adulthood. Journal of Social & Personal Relationships, 28, 9-23. PMCID: 3291125

Fingerman, K. L. & Charles, S. T. (2010). It takes two to tango: Why older people have the best relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 172-176. doi: 10.1177/0963721410370297

Pitzer, L. M.*, & Fingerman, K.L. (2010). Psychosocial resources and associations between childhood physical abuse and adult well-being. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 65B, 425–433. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbq031. PMCID: 2883870

Birditt, K. S., Fingerman, K. L., & Zarit, S. (2010).  Adult children’s problems and successes: Implications for intergenerational ambivalence. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Science, 65, 145-153. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbp125. PMCID: 2981446

Fingerman, K. L., Miller, L. M.*, Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. (2009). Giving to the good and the needy: Parental support of grown children. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 1220-1233. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00665.x. PMCID: 2811272

Fingerman, K. L. (2009). Consequential strangers and peripheral ties: The importance of unimportant relationships. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 1, 69-82. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-2589.2009.00010.x

Birditt, K. S., Rott, L.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2009).  ‘If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all’: Coping with interpersonal tensions in the parent-child relationship during adulthood. Journal of Family Psychology, 23, 769-778. PMCID: 2805116

Miller, L. M. *, Fingerman, K. L., & Charles, S. (2009). Perceptions of social transgressions in adulthood. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 64, 551-559. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbp062

Birditt, K. S., Miller, L. M.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2009). Tensions in the parent and adult child relationship: Links to solidarity and ambivalence. Psychology and Aging, 24, 287-295. doi: 10.1037/a0015196. PMCID: 2690709

Davey, A., Tucker, C. J., Fingerman, K. L., & Savla, J. (2009). Within-family variability in representations of past relationships with parents. The Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 64B, 125-136. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbn001. PMCID: 2654979

Fingerman, K. L., Pitzer, L.*, Lefkowitz. E. S., Birditt, K. S., & Mroczek, D. (2008). Ambivalent relationship qualities between adults and their parents: Implications for both parties’ well-being. The Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 63B, P362-P371. PMCID: 2749877

Fingerman, K. L., Miller, L.*, & Charles, S. T. (2008). Saving the best for last: How adults treat social partners of different ages. Psychology and Aging, 23, 399-409. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.23.2.399. PMCID: 2752388

Birditt, K. S., Fingerman, K. L., Kamp Dush, C. M.*, & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2008). Parents perceived  as peers: Filial maturity in adulthood. Journal of Adult Development, 15, 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10804-007-9019-2

Hay, E. L., Fingerman, K. L., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2008). The worries adult children and their parents experience for one another. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 67, 101-127. doi: 10.2190/AG.67.2.a

Fingerman, K. L., Hay, E. L.*, Kamp Dush, C. M.*, Cichy, K. E.*, & Hosterman, S.* (2007). Parents’ and offspring’s perceptions of change and continuity when parents experience the transition to old age. Advances in Life Course Research, 12, 275-306. doi: 10.1016/S1040-2608(07)12010-4

Cichy, K., E.*, Lefkowitz, E. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2007). Generational differences in gender attitudes between parents and grown offspring. Sex Roles, 57, 825-836. doi: 10.1007/s11199-007-9314-1

Hay, E. L.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2007). The experience of worry in parent-adult child relationships. Personal Relationships, 14, 605-622. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2007.00174.x

Cichy, K. E*, Fingerman, K. L., & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2007). Age differences in types of interpersonal tensions. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 64, 171-193. doi: 10.2190/8578-1980-301V-8771

Fingerman, K. L., Chen, P. C.*, Hay, E. L.*, Cichy, K. E.*, & Lefkowitz, E. S. (2006). Ambivalent reactions in the parent and offspring relationship. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 61B, 152-160.

Moorman, S. M.*, Booth, A., Fingerman, K. L. (2006). Women’s romantic relationships after widowhood. Journal of Family Issues, 27, 1281-1304 doi: 10.1177/0192513X06289096

Birditt, K. S.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2005). Do we get better at picking our battles?  Age differences in descriptions of behavioral reactions to interpersonal tensions. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 60B, 121-128.

Birditt, K. S.*, Fingerman, K. L., & Almeida, D. M. (2005). Age differences in exposure and reactions to interpersonal tensions: A daily diary study. Psychology & Aging, 20, 330-340. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.20.2.330

Hay, E. L.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2005). Age differences in perceptions of control in social relationships. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 60, 53-75. doi: 10.2190/KQRF-j614-0CEQ-H32L

Fingerman, K. L., Hay, E. L.*, & Birditt, K. S.* (2004). The best of ties, the worst of ties: Close, problematic, and ambivalent social relationships. Journal of Marriage and Family, 66, 792-808. doi: 10.1111/j.0022-2445.2004.00053.x

Fingerman, K. L. (2004). The role of offspring and in-law’s in grandparents’ ties to their grandchildren. Journal of Family Issues, 25, 1026-1049. doi: 10.1177/0192513X04265941

Lefkowitz, E. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2003). Positive and negative emotional feelings and behaviors in mother-daughter ties in late life.  Journal of Family Psychology, 17, 607 – 617. doi: 10.1037/0893-3200.17.4.607

Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S.* (2003). Do age differences in close and problematic family ties reflect the pool of available relatives? Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 58, 80-87.

Birditt, K. S.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2003). Age and gender differences in adults’ descriptions of emotional reactions to interpersonal problems. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 58B, 237-245.

Fingerman, K. L., & Hay, E. L.* (2002). Searching under the streetlight?: Age biases in the personal and family relationships literature. Personal Relationships, 9, 415-433. doi: 10.1111/1475-6811.09404

Fingerman, K. L. (2001). A distant closeness: Intimacy between parents and their children in later life. Generations, 25, 26-33.

Fingerman, K. L., & Bedford, V. H. (2000). Lessons from the early years: Infusing gerontology with ideas from child development (Introduction to the Special Edition: Child development and gerontology collaborations). International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 51, 1-4. doi: 10.2190/PH87-X3MC-8CT4-7X5L

Fingerman, K. L. (2000). “We had a nice little chat”: Age and generational differences in mothers’ and daughters’ descriptions of enjoyable visits. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 55, 95-106.

Fingerman, K. L., & Bermann, E. (2000). Applications of family systems theory to the study of adulthood. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 51, 5-29. doi:10.2190/7TF8-WB3F-TMWG-TT3K

Fingerman, K. L. (2000). Enhancing student interest in the psychology of aging: An interview with Susan Whitbourne. Teaching of Psychology, 27, 224-229. doi: 10.1207/S15328023TOP2703_11

Fingerman, K. L., & Griffiths, P. C.* (1999). Season’s greetings: Adults’ social contact at the holiday season. Psychology and Aging, 14, 192-205. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.14.2.192

Fingerman, K. L., & Bertrand, R.* (1999). Approaches to teaching adult development within a life span development course. Teaching of Psychology, 26, 55-57. doi: 10.1207/s15328023top2601_17

Fingerman, K. L. (1998). The good, the bad, and the worrisome: Emotional complexities in grandparents’ experiences with individual grandchildren. Family Relations, 47, 403-414. doi: 10.2307/585271

Fingerman, K. L. (1998). Tight lips?: Aging mothers’ and adult daughters’ responses to interpersonal tensions in their relationships. Personal Relationships, 5, 121-138. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.1998.tb00163.x

Fingerman, K. L. (1997). Aging mothers’ and their adult daughters’ retrospective ratings of past conflict in their relationship. Current Psychology, 16, 131-154.

Fingerman, K. L. (1997). Being more than a daughter: Middle-aged women’s conceptions of their mothers. Journal of Women and Aging, 9, 55-72. doi: 10.1300/J074v09n04_05

Fingerman, K.L. (1996, 1997). Commentary on K.A. Abul’khanova-Slavskaia, The personal organization of time and life strategy. Journal of Russian & East European Psychology, 34, 86-89.

Fingerman, K. L. (1996). Sources of tension in the aging mother and adult daughter relationship. Psychology and Aging, 11, 591-606. doi: 10.1037/0882-7974.11.4.591

Fingerman, K. L., Gallagher-Thompson, D., Lovett, S., & Rose, J. (1996). Internal resourcefulness, task demands, coping, and dysphoric affect amongst caregivers of the frail elderly. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 42, 341-360. doi: 10.2190/UHJB-CA5L-2K03-3BNV

Fingerman, K. L. (1995). Aging mothers’ and their adult daughters’ perceptions of conflict behaviors. Psychology and Aging, 10, 639-649.

Fingerman, K. L., & Perlmutter M. (1995). Future time perspective and life events across adulthood. Journal of General Psychology, 122, 95-112.

Fingerman, K. L., & Perlmutter, M. (1994). Self-ratings of past, present, and future cognitive performance across adulthood. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 38, 303-322. doi: 10.2190/CHXG-HVW8-Y6AA-5Q6Q

Fingerman, K. L. (1989). Sex and the working mother: Adolescent sexuality, sex role typing and family background. Adolescence, 24, 1-18.

Publications: Books and Chapters

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, Ng, Y. T.*, & Zarit, S. H., (in press). Social relationships and cognitive development across adulthood. In A. K. Thomas & A. Gutchess (Ed.), Handbook of cognitive aging: A lifecourse perspective. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Fingerman, K. L., Zarit, S. H., & Birditt, K. S. (in press). Parent-child relationships in adulthood and old age. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Huo, M.* & Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Grandparents. In M. Bornstein, M. Arterberry, K. L. Fingerman, & J. Lansford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of lifespan development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fingerman, K. L. (2018). Aging. In M. Bornstein, M. Arterberry, K. L. Fingerman, & J. Lansford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of lifespan development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bornstein, M., Arterberry, M, Fingerman, K. L. & Lansford, J. (Eds.) (2018). Encyclopedia of lifespan development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sechrist, J., & Fingerman, K. L. (2017). Intergenerational relationships. H. H. Fung (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology. New York: Springer Publishers.

Fingerman, K. L., & Tennant, P.* (2016). Friends and acquaintances in late life. In S. Whitbourne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adulthood and aging. New York: Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118528921.wbeaa215

Fingerman, K. L., & Yahirun, J.* (2015). Relationships with parents during emerging adulthood. In J. Arnett (Ed.), Oxford handbook of emerging adulthood. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199795574.013.17

Luong, G.*, Rauers, A., & Fingerman, K. L. (2015). Socialization in old age. In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of socialization: Theory and research (Vol. 2 pp. 109-131). New York: Guilford Press.

Fingerman, K. L., Birditt, K. S., Nussbaum, J., & Schroeder, D.* (2015). Generational juggling: Family communication at midlife. In A. L. Vangelisti (Ed.), Handbook of family communication (2nd ed. pp. 135-152). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Fingerman, K. L. (2015). Extended family and mental health. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mental health (2nd ed.). London: Elsevier.

Kim, K.*, Cheng, Y.-P.*, Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (2015). Relationships between adults and parents in Asia. In S.-T. Cheng, I. Chi, H. H. Fung, L. W. Li, & J. Woo (Eds.), Successful aging: Asian perspectives (pp. 101-123). New York: Springer.

Fingerman, K. L., Turiano, N. A.*, Davis, E. M.*, & Charles, S. T. (2013). Social and emotional development in adulthood. In J. M. Wilmouth & K. F. Ferraro (Eds.), Gerontology: Perspectives and issues (4th ed., pp. 127–148). New York: Springer Publishers.

Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman, K. L. (2012). Parent/child and intergenerational relationships across adulthood. In M. A. Fine & F. D. Fincham (Eds.), Family theories: A content-based approach (pp. 71–86). New York: Routledge.

Fingerman, K. L., Cheng, Y.-P.*, Tighe, L. A.*, Birditt, K. S., & Zarit, S. H. (2012). Relationships between young adults and their parents. In A. Booth, S. L. Brown, N. Landale, W. Manning, & S. M. McHale (Eds.), Early adulthood in a family context, National Symposium on Family Issues, Vol.2 (pp. 59–85). New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-1436-0_5

Gilligan, M.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2011). Review of the book The forgotten kin: Aunts & uncles, by Robert M. Milardo. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, 313–315. doi:10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00808.x

Fingerman, K. L., Berg, C., Smith, J., & Antonucci, T. C., (Eds.) (2011). Handbook of lifespan development. New York: Springer Publishers.

Fingerman, K. L., Brown, B. B., & Blieszner, R. (2011). In formal ties across the lifespan: Peers, consequential strangers, and people we encounter in daily life. In K. L. Fingerman, C. Berg, J. Smith, & T. C. Antonucci, (Eds.), Handbook of lifespan development (pp. 487–511).  New York: Springer Publishers.

Fingerman, K. L., & Birditt, K. S. (2011). Adult children and aging parents. In K. W. Schaie & S. L. Willis (Eds.), Handbook of the psychology of aging (7th ed., pp. 219–232). New York: Elsevier.

Mroczek, D. K., Pitzer, L. M.*, & Miller, L. M.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2010).   The use of archival data in adult development and aging research.  In K. H. Trzesniewski, M. B. Donnellan, & R.E. Lucas (Eds.), Analyzing archival data: Methods and illustrations.  Washington, D.C.: APA Books.

Fingerman, K. L., Miller, L. M.*, & Seidel, A. J.* (2009). Functions families serve in old age. In S. H. Qualls & S. H. Zarit (Eds.), Aging families and caregiving (pp. 19–44). New York: Wiley.

Fingerman, K. L., Whiteman, S. D., & Dotterer, A. M. (2009). Mother-child relationships in adolescence and old age. In H. T. Reis & S. K. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fingerman, K. L., Buckser, A., & Turiano, N. A.* (2009). Holidays and relationships. In H. T. Reis & S. K. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fingerman, K. L. (2009). Weak ties. In H. T. Reis & S. K. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fingerman, K. L., & Pitzer, L. M.* (2007). Socialization in old age. In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of socialization: Theory and research (pp. 232–255). New York: Guilford Press.

Fingerman, K. L., & Dolbin-MacNab, M.* (2006). The baby boomers and their parents: Cohort influences and intergenerational ties. In S. K. Whitbourne & S. L. Willis (Eds.), The baby boomers grow up: Contemporary perspectives on midlife (pp. 237–259). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Fingerman, K. L., & Baker, B.* (2006). Socioemotional aspects of aging. In J. M. Wilmouth & K. F. Ferraro (Eds.), Gerontology: Perspectives and issues (3rd ed., pp. 183–202). New York: Springer.

Cichy, K. E.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (2005). Families around the world and through the life course. [Review of the book Intergenerational relations across time and place, by M. Silverstein]. Contemporary Gerontology, 11, 173–174.

Fingerman, K. L., & Lang, F. R. (2004). Coming together: A perspective on relationships throughout the lifespan. In F. R. Lang & K. L. Fingerman (Eds.), Growing together: Personal relationships across the life span (pp. 1–23).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fingerman, K. L. (2004). The consequential stranger: Peripheral ties across the life span. In F. R. Lang & K. L. Fingerman (Eds.), Growing together: Personal relationships across the life span (pp. 183–209). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fingerman, K. L., & Hay, E. L.* (2004). Intergenerational ambivalence in the larger social network. In K. Pillemer & K. Luescher (Eds.), Intergenerational ambivalence: New perspectives on parent-child relations in later life (pp. 133–152). Amsterdam: Elsevier/JAI Press.

Lang, F. R., & Fingerman, K. L. (2004). Growing together: Personal relationships across the life span. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fingerman, K. L., Nussbaum, J., & Birditt, K. S.* (2004). Keeping all five balls in the air: Juggling family communication at midlife. In A. L. Vangelisti (Ed.), Handbook of family communication (pp. 135–152). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Fingerman, K. L. (2002). Completing the lifecycle: Incorporating adult development and aging into lifespan psychology courses. In S. K. Whitbourne & J. C. Cavanaugh (Eds.), Integrating aging topics into psychology: A practical guide to teaching. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Fingerman, K. L. (2001). Aging mothers and their adult daughters: A study in mixed emotions. New York: Springer. Reprinted as: Fingerman, K. L. (2003). Mothers and their adult daughters: Mixed emotions, enduring bonds. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

Villani, P. J., & Fingerman, K. L. (1999). [Review of the book When baby boom women retire, by N. Dailey]. Journal of Women and Aging, 11, 113–114. doi:10.1300/J074v11n04_08

Troll, L., & Fingerman, K. L. (1999). Emotional experiences in later life. In D. Levinson, J. Ponzetti, & P. Jorgensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human emotions (pp. 390–394). New York: Macmillan.

Fingerman, K. L. (1997). A new bent on the old and “familial.” [Review of the book Handbook of aging and the family, by R. Blieszner & V. H. Bedford]. Contemporary Psychology, 42, 327–328. doi:10.1037/000454

Troll, L., & Fingerman, K. L. (1996). Connections between parents and their adult children. In C. Malestesta-Magai & S. McFadden (Eds.), Handbook of emotion, adult development and aging (pp. 185–205). Orlando, FL: Academic Press.

Works in Progress:

Griffin, E.*, & Fingerman, K. L. (under review). Empty nest. In M. Blankemeyer, S. Horan, and H. Lyons (Eds.), Macmillan encyclopedia of intimate and family relationships. New York: Macmillan Publishers.

Wang, H.*, Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H., & Fingerman, K. L. (under review). Middle-aged children’s coping strategies with tensions with aging parents.

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, Charles, S. T., & Umberson, D. J. (under review). Variety is the spice of life: Social integration and activity in late life.

Huo, M.*, Graham J. L.*, Birditt, K. S., & Fingerman K. L. (under review). Older adults’ empathy and daily support exchanges.

Huo, M.*, Graham J. L.*, & Fingerman K. L. (under review). Does empathy have a cost? Older adults and social partners experiencing problems.

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, & Birditt, K. S. (under review). Mothers, fathers, daughters, and sons: Gender differences in adults’ intergenerational ties

Graham, J. L.*, Huo, M.*, Charles, S. T., Fingerman, K. L. (under review). Interpersonal tensions and pain among older adults: The mediating role of negative mood.

Graham, J. L.*, Huo, M.*, Kim, K., Birditt, K. S., Zarit, S. H. & Fingerman, K. L. (under review). Midlife adults’ daily support to children and parents: Implications for diurnal cortisol.

Fingerman, K. L., Huo, M.*, & Birditt K. S. (in progress). Intergenerational ties in a changing world. Journal of Marriage and Family: Decade Review.

Non-Academic Publications:

Fingerman, K. L (2017, January 10). Celebrity deaths in 2016 reflect troubling mortality trends. Op Ed piece, The Dallas Morning News.

Fingerman, K. L. (2016, December 20). Reaching out to people still matters: The science of Christmas. Psychology Today.

Fingerman, K. L (2016, June 2). Why it’s OK for grown children to move back home. Op Ed piece, The Dallas Morning News.

Fingerman, K. L., & Furstenberg, F. F. (2012, May 30). You can go home again. Op Ed piece, The New York Times. Atlantic Best Article of the Day (May 31, 2012).

Blau, M., & Fingerman, K. L. (2009). Consquential strangers: The power of people who don’t seem to matterbut really do. New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (One of Shareable.net’s Best Books of 2009).

Fingerman, K. L. (1998). Brief response to husband’s jealously upon birth of a first child. In S. J. Ceci & M. W. Williams (Eds.), Escaping the advice trap: 59 tough relationship problems solved by the experts. Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel.

Fingerman, K. L. (1989). Passages: Language arts learning series for grades 7-12. Des Moines, IA: Perfection Form Company.