Natalie Goulter, Post-Doctoral Fellow

Natalie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Adolescent Health Lab (Director: Marlene Moretti) and the Institute for the Reduction of Youth Violence (Director: Robert McMahon). She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and recently received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology from the University of New South Wales, Australia, under the supervision of Dr. Eva Kimonis. Her Ph.D. research focused on the trauma-based pathway to psychopathy using psychophysiological and neuroendocrine indices to understand mechanisms underlying emotion and aggression. Natalie’s postdoctoral program of research focuses on protective and risk factors to developmental externalizing psychopathology and antisocial behaviour.


Representative Publications

Journal Articles:

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., Denson, T. F., & Begg, D. P. (under revision). Psychophysiological and neuroendocrine biomarkers of aggression and emotional responding among female   psychopathy variants. Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., & Heller, E. (under revision). Antisocial process screening device subscales predict recidivism among an Australian juvenile offender sample. Invited special issue on “The utility of the various dimensions of psychopathy in designating a clinically important subgroup of antisocial youth” in Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Goulter, N., Kimonis, E. R., Hawes, S. W., Stepp, S., & Hipwell, A.E. (2017). Identifying stable variants of callous-unemotional traits: A longitudinal study of at-risk girls. Developmental Psychology. 

Bisby, M. A., Kimonis, E. R. & Goulter, N. (2017). Low maternal warmth mediates the relationship between emotional neglect and callous-unemotional traits among male juvenile offenders. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 26(7), 1790-1798. doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0719-3

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Goulter, N., & Hall, J. (2017). Affective startle potentiation differentiates primary and secondary variants of juvenile psychopathy. Development & Psychopathology, 29(4), 1149-1160. doi: 10.1017/S0954579416001206

Kimonis, E. R., Goulter, N., Hawes, D. J., Wilbur, R. R., & Groer, M. W. (2016). Neuroendocrine factors distinguish juvenile psychopathy variants. Developmental Psychobiology, 59(2), 161-173. doi: 10.1002/dev.21473

Kimonis, E. R., Kennealy, P. J., & Goulter, N. (2016). Does the self-report inventory of callous-unemotional traits predict recidivism? Psychological Assessment, 28(12), 1616-1624. doi: 10.1037/pas0000292

Kimonis, E. R., Fanti, K. A., Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous, X., Mertan, B., Goulter, N., & Katsimicha, E. (2015). Can callous-unemotional traits be reliably measured in preschoolers? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 44(4), 625-638. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-0075-y

Book Chapters:

Goulter, N., & Kimonis, E. R. (under review). Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) and the   Psychopathy Checklist: Screening Version (PCL: SV). In Morgan, R. D., The SAGE       Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Sage Publications, Inc.

Goulter, N., & Kimonis, E. R. (under review). Juvenile delinquents, callous unemotional traits of. In Morgan, R. D., The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Sage       Publications, Inc.

Kimonis, E. R., & Goulter, N. (2016). Assessment of callous and related traits. In Sturmey, P., The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression. John Wiley & Sons Publisher.