Nelson Laboratory | Selected Publications

2019 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Guyon-Harris KL, Humphreys KL, Fox NA, Nelson CA, & Zeanah CH (2019). Signs of attachment disorders and social functioning among early adolescents with a history of institutional care. Child Abuse & Neglect, 88: 96-106.
  2. NelsonCA, Zeanah CH, & Fox NA (2019). How Early Experience Shapes Human Development: The Case of Psychosocial Deprivation. Neural Plasticity, Volume 2019.
  3. Iverson JM, Shic F, Wall CA, Chawarska K, Curtin S, Estes A, Gardner JM, Hutman T, Landa RJ, Levin AR, Libertus K, Messinger DS, Nelson CA, Ozonoff S, Sacrey LR, Sheperd K, Stone WL, Tager-Flusberg HB, Wolff JJ, Yirmiya N, Young GS (2019). Early motor abilities in infants at heightened vs. low risk for ASD: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium (BSRC) study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(1): 69-80.
  4. Wade M+, Fox NA, Zeanah CH, & Nelson CA (2019). Long-term effects of institutional rearing, foster care, and brain activity on memory and executive functioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(5): 1808-1813.
  5. Jensen SKG+, Kumar S, Xie W+, Tofail F, Haque R, Petri WA, & Nelson CA (2019). Neural correlates of early adversity among Bangladeshi infants. Scientific Reports, 9(1): 3507.
  6. Jensen SKG+, Tofail F, Haque R, Petri WA, & Nelson CA (2019). Child development in the context of biological and psychosocial hazards among poor families in Bangladesh. PLOS ONE, 14(5): e0215304.
  7. Iverson JM, Shic F, Wall CA, Chawarska K, Curtin S, Estes A, Gardner JM, Hutman T, Landa RJ, Levin AR, Libertus K, Messinger DS, Nelson CA, Ozonoff S, Sacrey LR, Sheperd K, Stone WL, Tager-Flusberg HB, Wolff JJ, Yirmiya N, Young GS (2019). Early motor abilities in infants at heightened vs. low risk for ASD: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium (BSRC) study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(1): 69-80.
  8. Jeste SS+, & Nelson CA. Inaugural annual special section of the intellectual and developmental disabilities research centers: developmental cognitive neuroscience and neurodevelopmental disorders. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 10(1): 36.
  9. Xie W+, McCormick SA, Westerlund A, Bowman LC+, Nelson CA (2019). Neural Correlates of Facial Emotion Processing in Infancy. Developmental Science, 22(3): e12758.
  10. Kopetz C, Woerner J, MacPherson L, Lejuez CW, Nelson CA, Zeanah CH, & Fox NA (2019). Early psychosocial deprivation and adolescent risk-taking: The role of motivation and executive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(2): 388-399.
  11. Guyon-Harris KL, Humphreys KL, Degnan K, Fox N, Nelson CA, & Zeanah CH (2019). A prospective longitudinal study of reactive attachment disorder following early institutional care: considering variable- and person-centered approaches. Attachment & Human Development, 21(2): 95-110.
  12. Luyster R, Bick J+, Westerlund A, & Nelson CA (2019). Testing the effects of expression, intensity and age on emotional face processing in ASD. Neuropsychologia, 126: 128-137.

2019 Presented Conference Papers


  1. Levin, A.R., Berry-Kravis, E., Eng, C., Ethridge, L.E., Foss-Feig, J., Hardan, A.Y., Karhson, D.S., Kolevzon, A., Modi, M.E., Mosconi, M.W., Nelson, C.A., Powell, C.M., Punia, V., Siper, P.M., Thaliath, A., & Sahin, M. (2019). Evaluating the EEG Power Spectrum across Three Neurogenetic Disorders of the mTOR Pathway. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  2. Finch, K.H., Nelson, C.A., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2019). Using the Mcgurk Effect to Investigate the Neural Indices of Audiovisual Speech Processing in Infants at Risk for ASD. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  3.  Gabard-Durnam, L., Wilkinson, C.L., Hensch, T., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). An EEG Biomarker of Delayed Sensitive Period Onset in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  4. Wilkinson, C.L., Gabard-Durnam, L., Levin, A.R., Kapur, K., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). Longitudinal EEG Markers of Language Development in Infants and Toddlers at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada
  5. Aubertine, M.C., Shic, F., Faja, S., Sugar, C., Sabatos-DeVito, M., Murias, M., Dawson, G., Bernier, R., Brandt, C., Chawarska, K., Dziura, J., Jeste, S., Naples, A., Nelson, C.A., Webb, S.J., & McPartland, J. (2019). Relationships between Executive Function and Activity Monitoring in Children with and without ASD: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  6. Chun, S., Wilkinson, C.L., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). Language-Induced Frontal Gamma Activity Is Associated with Language Ability in 18-Month-Olds with High Familial Risk of Autism. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  7. Jeste, S., Dickinson, A.H., Varcin, K.J., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). Electrophysiological Biomarkers of ASD and Cognitive Impairment in Infants with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  8. Kala, S., Naples, A., McAllister, T., Carlos, C., Stahl, D., Chawarska, K., Dawson, G., Bernier, R., Jeste, S., Nelson, C.A., Webb, S.J., Sugar, C., Murias, M., Shic, F., Dziura, J., Brandt, C., & McPartland, J. (2019).Heterogeneity in Alpha Rhythm Modulation in SchoolAged Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  9. Mariscal, M., Levin, A.R., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). Increased Phase-Amplitude Coupling in Children with Autism at 18, 24, and 36 Months. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  10. Pecukonis, M.G., Perdue, K.L., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Nelson, C.A. (2019). Investigating Brain Response to Speech in 6- and 7-Month-Old Infants: Evidence for Atypical Statistical Learning in Infants at High Risk for ASD. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  11. Stahl, D., Naples, A., McAllister, T., Carlos, C., Webb, S.J., Shic, F., Sugar, C., Murias, M., Dziura, J., Brandt, C., Chawarska, K., Dawson, G., Nelson, C.A., Bernier, R., Jeste, S., & McPartland, J. (2019). Restricted Repetitive Behaviors Related to Increased Activity at Ends of the Power Spectrum: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  12. McNair, M.L., Naples, A., Trevisan, D.A., Bernier, R., Brandt, C., Chawarska, K., Dawson, G., Dziura, J., Jeste, S., Nelson, C.A., Shic, F., Sugar, C., Webb, S.J., & McPartland, J. (2019). Language, Gesture, and Looking Patterns during Viewing of Social Interactions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  13. Atyabi, A., Aubertine, M.C., Luo, Y., Naples, A., Webb, S.J., Murias, M., Sugar, C., Bernier, R., Dawson, G., Jeste, S., McPartland, J., Nelson, C.A., & Shic, F. (2019). Visualization-Guided Analysis of Eye Movements in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  14. Carlos, C., Naples, A., Chawarska, K., Bernier, R., Jeste, S., Nelson, C.A., Dawson, G., Webb, S.J., Murias, M., Shic, F., Sugar, C., & McPartland, J. (2019). Investigating ASD-Specific Salient Visual Features Using Discriminatory Convolutional Neural Networks: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.
  15. Kim, M., Naples, A., Shic, F., Webb, S.J., Murias, M., Sugar, C., Dziura, J., Brandt, C., Bernier, R., Dawson, G., Jeste, S., Nelson, C.A., & McPartland, J. (2019). Exploring the Relationship between Visual Evoked Potentials and Visual Search in ASD: Results from the ABC-CT Interim Analysis. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, May, Montreal, Canada.

 

Selected Book Publications

  1. Gunnar MR, & Nelson CA (1992). Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience. The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology (Vol. 24). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  2. Nelson CA (1993). Memory and Affect in Development. The Minnesota Symposia onChild Psychology (Vol. 26).  New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  3. Nelson CA (1994) Threats to Optimal Development: Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors. The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology (Vol. 27). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  4. Nelson CA (1995). Basic and Applied Perspectives on Learning, Cognition, and Development.Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology (Vol. 28). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  5. Nelson CA (2000). The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development. Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology (Vol. 31). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  6. Nelson CA & Luciana M+ (2001). Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (Winner of the 2001 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Award competition.)
  7. Bloom FE, Nelson CA, & Lazerson A (2001). Brain, Mind, and Behavior (3rd ed). New York: Worth Publishing.
  8. Reiser J, Lockman J, & Nelson CA (2005). Action as an Organizer of Learning and Development:  The Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology (Vol. 33). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  9. Nelson CA, de Haan M+, & Thomas KM+ (2006). Neuroscience and Cognitive Development: The Role of Experience and the Developing Brain. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  10. Nelson CA & Luciana M+ (2008). Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2nd Edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  11. Nelson CA, Fox NA, & Zeanah, CH (2014). Romania’s Abandoned Children: Deprivation, Brain Development and the Struggle for Recovery.Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA