Jon’s Google Scholar Page


  1. Helm, J. L. (Ed.). (2021). Advanced Multitrait-Multimethod Analyses for the Social Sciences. Routledge.
  2. Widaman, K. F., Helm, J. L. (under contract). An Introduction to Statistics for Psychological Science. Routledge.

Publications in Process

(+ indicates undergraduate mentee; * indicates graduate mentee; ^ indicates post-doctoral mentee)

  1. *Gao, Y., Linke, A. C., *Mash, L. E., Fong, C. H., Alemu, K., Pastrana, J., Helm, J. L., Fishman, I., Mueller, R. A. (Submitted). Distinct subtypes of language network connectivity in children with autism spectrum disorders.
  2. Lin, S.F., Zive, M., Ibarra, L., Schmeid, E., Helm, J. L., Ayala, G.X. (Revised and Resubmitted). Dietary intake changes among children and caregivers in the California Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study (CA-CORD). Submitted to: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Refereed Journal Articles

(+ indicates undergraduate mentee; * indicates graduate mentee; ^ indicates post-doctoral mentee)

  1. ^Stasenko, A., ^Kaestner, E., ^Arienzo, D., *Schadler, A., Helm, J. L., Shih, J., & McDonald, C.R. (In Press). Pre-operative White Matter Network Organization Predicts Memory Decline after Epilepsy Surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery.
  2. *Langenberg, B., Helm, J. L., Günther, T., Mayer, A. (In Press). Understanding, Testing, and Relaxing Sphericity of Repeated Measures ANOVA using SEM. Methodology.
  3. ^Stasenko, A., ^Kaestner, E., ^Arienzo, D., *Schadler, A., *Reyes, A., Shih, J., Polczynska, M, Helm, J. L., & McDonald, C.R. (In Press).Resilience in neurological disease: Bilingualism and structural network organization in left temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology.
  4. *Smolak, E., Helm, J. L., Patrucco-Nanchen, T., Pascal, Z., Friend, M. (2022). Convergence and Divergence in Prediction from Vocabulary and Speed of Processing. Cognitive Development, 64, 101249.
  5. Parra, L. A., Helm, J. L., Hastings, P. D. (2022). Adrenocortical Responses of Emerging Adults in California in the Two Months Following the Pulse Night Club Massacre: Evidence for Distal Stress Responses. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 10, 100129.
  6. Helm, J. L., *Langenberg, B., +Grossman, E., +Poulin, J., Mayer, A. (2023). Using SEM in place of Between Subjects ANOVA. Structural Equation Modeling, 30, 121 – 131
  7. ^Stasenko, A., Kaestner, E., *Reyes, A., Lalani, S., Paul, B., Hegde, M., Ben-Haim., S., Helm, J. L., & McDonald, C.R. (2022). Association between microstructural asymmetry of temporal lobe white matter networks and memory decline after anterior temporal lobectomy. Neurology, 98, 1151 – 1162
  8. *Lyons, R., Panza, K., Helm, J. L., Angkaw, A., Straus, E., & Norman, S. B. (2021). Psychosocial Functioning Outcomes in Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 142, 40 – 47.
  9. *Convertino, A. D., Helm, J. L., ^Pennesi, J-L., Gonzales, M., Blashill, A. J. (2021). Integrating minority stress theory and the tripartite influence model: A model of eating disordered behavior in sexual minority young adults. Appetite, 163, 105204.
  10. Grimm, K. J., Helm, J. L., Rodgers, D., O’Rourke, H. (2021). On the challenge of isolating lagged within-person effects in longitudinal panel data. New directions for child and adolescent development2021, 11-33.
  11. *Langenberg, B., Helm, J. L., Mayer, A. (2020). Repeated Measures ANOVA with Latent Variables to Analyze Interindividual Differences in Contrasts. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1-19.
  12. *Melgarejo, M., Lind, T., Stadnick, N. A., Helm, J. L., Locke, J. (2020). Strengthening capacity for implementation of evidence-based practices in schools: The roles of implementation climate, school leadership and fidelity. American Psychologist, 75, 1105 – 1115.
  13. Lougheed, J. P., Main, A., Helm, J. L. (2020). Mother – adolescent emotion dynamics during conflicts: Associations with perspective taking. Journal of Family Psychology, 34, 566 – 576.
  14. *Hays, C. C., Zlatar, Z. Z., Meloy, M. J., Bondi, M. W., Buxton, R. B., Gilbert, P. E., Liu, T., Helm, J. L., Wierenga, C. E. (2020). The interaction of APOE, cerebral blood flow, and cortical thickness in the entorhinal cortex predicts memory decline. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 14, 369 – 382.
  15. *Mash, L. M., Keehn, B. K., Linke, A. C., Liu, T. T., Helm, J. L., Townsend, J., Müller, R. A. (2020) Atypical relationships between spontaneous EEG and fMRI activity in autism. Brain Connectivity, 10, 18-28.
  16. Hastings, P. D., Serbin, L. A., Bukowski, W., Helm, J. L., Stack, D. M., Ledingham, J. E., Schwartzman, A. E. (2020). Predicting psychosis-spectrum diagnoses in adulthood from social behaviors and neighborhood contexts in childhood. Development and Psychopathology, 32, 465 – 479.
  17. *Hays, C. C., Zlatar, Z. Z., Meloy, M. J., Bondi, M. W., Buxton, R. B., Gilbert, P. E., Liu, T., Helm, J. L., Wierenga, C. E. (2019). APOE modifies the interactive effects of entorhinal cerebral blood flow and cortical thickness on memory function in cognitively normal older adults. Neuroimage, 202, Article 116162.
  18. Thoman, D. B., Sansone, C., Robinson, J. A., Helm, J. L. (2019). Implicit theories of interest regulation. Motivation Science.
  19. Helm, J. L., *Miller, J., *Kahle, S., *Troxel, N., Hastings, P. D. (2018). On measuring and modeling physiological synchrony in dyads. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 53, 521 – 543. DOI: 10.1080/00273171.2018.1459292
  20. *Kahle, S., *Miller, J., Helm, J. L., Hastings, P. D. (2018). Linking Autonomic Physiology and Emotion Regulation in Preschoolers: The Role of Reactivity and Recovery. Developmental Psychobiology, 60, 775 – 788.
  21. *Morales, S., Ram, N., Buss, K. A., Cole, P. M., Helm, J. L., Chow, S. M. (2018). Age-related changes in the dynamics of fear regulation in early childhood. Developmental Science, doi:10.1111/desc.12633
  22. ^Vilgis, V., *Gelardi, K. L., Helm, J. L., Forbes, E. E., Hipwell, A. E., Keenan, K. K., Guyer, A. E. (2018). Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex activity to sadness predicts later emotion suppression and depression in adolescent girls. Child Development, 89, 758 – 772.
  23. *Parra, L., Benibgui, M., Helm, J. L., Hastings, P. D. (2018). The buffering effect of peer support on the links between family rejection and psychosocial adjustment in LGB emerging adults. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35, 854 – 871.
  24. Helm, J. L., Castro-Schilo, L., Castellarnau Illarramendo, A., Zavala Rojas, D., Oravecz, Z. (2018). Bayesian estimation of the true score multitrait-multimethod model with a split-ballot design. Structural Equation Modeling, 25, 71 – 85.
  25. Helm, J. L., Castro-Schilo, L., Oravecz, Z. (2017). Comparing Bayesian and frequentist estimation of multitrait-multimethod confirmatory factor models. Structural Equation Modeling, 24, 17 – 30.
  26. Geng, J. J., *DiQuattro, N. E., Helm, J. L. (2017). Distractor probability changes shape of the attentional template. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 43, 1993 – 2007.
  27. Helm, J. L., Ram, N., Cole, P., Chow, S. M. (2016). Modeling self-regulation as a process using a multiple time-scale multiphase latent basis growth model. Structural Equation Modeling, 23, 635 – 648.doi: 10.1080/10705511.2016.1178580
  28. *Parra, L., Benibgui, M., Helm, J. L., Hastings, P. D. (2016). Minority stress predicts depression in lesbian, gay, and bisexual emerging adults via elevated diurnal cortisol. Emerging Adulthood, 4, 365-372.
  29. +Serang, S., Zhang, Z., Helm, J. L., Steele, J. S., Grimm, K. J. (2015). Evaluation of a Bayesian approach to estimating nonlinear mixed-effects mixture models. Structural Equation Modeling, 22,202 – 215.
  30. Belsky, J., Newman, D. A., Widaman, K. F., Rodkin, P., Pluess, M., Fraley, R. C., Berry, D., Helm, J. L., Roisman, G. I. (2015). Differential susceptibility to effects of maternal sensitivity? A study of candidate plasticity genes. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 725 – 746.
  31. Tseng, W. L., Guyer, A. E., Briggs-Gowan, M. J., Axelson, D., Birmaher, B., Egger, H. L., Helm, J. L., Stowe, Z., Towbin, K. A., Wakschlag, L. S., Leibenluft, E., Brotman, M. A. (2015). Behavior and emotion modulation deficits in preschoolers at risk for bipolar disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 32, 325 – 334.
  32. *Han, G., Helm, J. L., Iucha, C., Zahn-Waxler, C., Hastings, P. D., Klimes-Dougan, B. (2015). Are executive functioning deficits concurrently and predictively associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms in adolescents? Journal of Clinical and Adolescent Psychology.DOI: 10.1080/15374416.2015.1041592
  33. Hastings, P. D., Helm, J. L., Mills, R. S. L., Serbin, L. A., Stack, D. M., Schwartzman, A. E. (2015). Dispositional and environmental predictors of the development of internalizing problems in childhood: Testing a multilevel model. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43, 831 – 845.
  34. Helm, J. L., Sbarra, D. A., Ferrer, E. (2014). Coregulation of heart rate variability in adult romantic partners, Emotion, 14, 522 – 531.
  35. DeRose, L. M., Shiyko, M., Levey, S., Helm, J. L., Hastings, P. D. (2014). Early maternal depression and social skills in Adolescence: A marginal structural modeling approach. Social Development, 23, 753 – 769.
  36. Ferrer, E., Helm, J. L. (2013). Dynamical systems modeling of physiological coregulation in dyadic interactions, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 88, 296 – 308.
  37. Widaman, K. F., Helm, J. L. (2012). Nocturnal emissions: A failure to replicate. American Journal of Psychology, 125, 39 – 50. doi: 10.5406/amerjpsyc.125.1.0039
  38. Widaman, K. F., Helm, J. L., Castro-Schilo, L., Pluess, M., Stallings, M. C., Belsky, J. (2012). Distinguishing ordinal and disordinal interactions. Psychological Methods, 17,615 – 622.
  39. Helm, J. L., Sbarra, D. A., Ferrer, E. (2011). Assessing cross-partner associations in physiological responses via coupled oscillator models. Emotion, 12, 748 – 762. DOI: 10.1037/a0025036
  40. McAssey, M. P., Helm, J. L., Hsieh, F., Sbarra, D. A., Ferrer, E. (2011). Detecting synchrony in psychophysiological signals from dyadic interactions. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 9, 41 – 53.
  41. Mills, R. S. L., Hastings, P. D., Serbin, L. A., Etezadi, J., Stack, D. M., Schwartzman, A. E., Li, H. H., Helm, J. L.  (2011). Temperamental, parental and contextual contributors to early-emerging internalizing problems: A new integrative analysis approach. Social Development. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2011.000629.x

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Helm, J. L. (2021). An Introduction to Advanced Multitrait – Multimethod Analysis for the Social Sciences. In J. L. Helm (Ed.), Advanced Multitrait-Multimethod Analyses for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 1 – 15) . Routledge.
  2. Helm, J. L. (2021). Calculating the Probability of Accurate Model Selection for Multitrait – Multimethod Structural Equation Models. In J. L. Helm (Ed.), Advanced Multitrait-Multimethod Analyses for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 103 – 128). Routledge.
  3. Grimm, K. J., Helm, J. L. (2020). Teaching statistical concepts through a scale development project. In J. L. Rodgers (Ed.) Teaching Statistics and Quantitative Methods in the 21st Century (pp. 281 – 288).
  4. Widaman, K. F., Helm, J. L. (in press). Exploratory Factor Analysis and Confirmatory Factor Analysis. In H. Cooper (Ed.) Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology (pp. xx – xx). American Psychological Association.

Non-Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Widaman, K. F., Helm, J. L. (2014). Factor analysis. In R. Cautin & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology (pp. 1223 – 1248). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  2. Grimm, K. J., Helm, J. L. (2014). Latent class analysis and growth mixture models. In S.K. Whitbourne (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (pp. 731-737). Hoboken, NY: Wiley-Blackwell.

Non-Refereed Proceedings

  1. Ram, N., Helm, J. L., Gerstorf, D., Molenaar, P. C., Nesselroade, J. (2016). Has growth modeling led us astray? Reformulating models of development as differences in timing. Gerontologist, 56, 211 – 211.
  2. Ferrer, E., Helm, J. L., Sbarra, D. A. (2013). Differential equations for examining models of physiological coregulation in dyadic interactions. Psychophysiology, 50, S18 – S19.
  3. Helm, J. L., Ferrer, E. (2013). Modeling Change in a Correlation Over Time Within a SEM Framework. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 48, 159.