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Selected Publications | Overview

2021 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Choi AB, Shah P, Rowe ML, Nelson CA, Tager-Flusberg H. A Longitudinal Study of Parent Gestures, Infant Responsiveness, and Vocabulary Development in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2021) J Autism Dev Disord. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04855-z
  2. Colich, NL, Sheridan, MA, Humphreys, KL, Wade, M, Tibu, F, Nelson, CA, Zeanah, CH, Fox, NA, McLaughlin, KA (2021). Heightened sensitivity to the caregiving environmentduring adolescence: implications for recoveryfollowing early-life adversity. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/jcpp.13347. PMID: 33215715
  3. Pecukonis, M., Perdue, K.L., Wong, J., Tager-Flusberg, H., Nelson, C.A. (2021). Exploring the relation between brain response to speech at 6-months and language outcomes at 24-months in infants at high and low risk for autism spectrum disorder: A preliminary functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 47, 100897. doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2020.100897. PMID: 33338817 PMCID: PMC7750322
  4. Saby JN, Benke TA, Peters, SU, Standridge, SM, Matsuzaki, J, Cutri-French, C, Swanson, LC, Lieberman, DN, Key, A, Percy, AK, Neul, JL, Nelson, CA, Roberts, TPL, Marsh, ED (2021). Multisite Study of Evoked Potentials in Rett Syndrome. Annals of Neurology.doi: 10.1002/ana.26029. PMID: 33480039
  5. Wilkinson C., Nelson, C.A. (2021). Increased aperiodic gamma power in young boys with Fragile X Syndrome is associated with better language ability. Molecular Autism. 12(1), 17.doi: 10.1186/s13229-021-00425-x. PMID: 33632320 PMCID: PMC7908768.
  6. Guyon-Harris, K. L., Humphreys, K. L., Miron, D. M., Tibu, F., Fox, N. A., Nelson, CA., & Zeanah, C.H. (2021). Early caregiving quality predicts consistency of competent functioning from middle childhood to adolescence following early psychosocial deprivation. Development and Psychopathology. 33(1), 18-28. doi: 10.1017/S0954579419001500. PMID: 31896375; PMCID: PMC7332404.
  7. Mukerji, C.E., Wade, M., Fox, N.A., Zeanah, C.H., Nelson, C.A. (2021) Growth in Self-Regulation Over the Course of Adolescence Mediates the Effects of Foster Care on Psychopathology in Previously Institutionalized Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Clinical Psychological Science. doi:10.1177/2167702621993887
  8. Bowman, L.C., McCormick, S.A., Kane-Grade, F., Xie, W., Bosquet Enlow, M., and Nelson, C.A. (2021) Infants’ neural responses to emotional faces are related to maternal anxiety. The Journal of Chilc Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/jcpp.13429
  9. Jack, A., Sullivan, C.A.W., Aylward, E., Bookheimer, S.Y., Dapretto, M., Gaab, N., Van Horn, J.D., Eilbott, J., Jacokes, Z., Torgerson, C.M., Bernier, R.A., Geschwind, D.H., McPartland, J.C., Nelson, C.A., Webb, S.J., Pelphrey, K.A., Gupta, A.R. (2021) Jack A, Sullivan CAW, Aylward E, Bookheimer SY, Dapretto M, Gaab N, Van Horn JD, Eilbott J, Jacokes Z, Torgerson CM, Bernier RA, Geschwind DH, McPartland JC, Nelson CA, Webb SJ, Pelphrey KA, Gupta AR; GENDAAR Consortium. A neurogenetic analysis of female autism. Brain. 144(6):1911-1926. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab064. PMID: 33860292; PMCID: PMC8320285.
  10. Valdes, V., Berens, A.E., Nelson, C.A. (2021) Socioeconomic and Psychological Correlates of Postpartum Depression at 6 months in Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Journal of Psychology. 56 (5), 729-738. doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12735
  11. Vincent, K., Xie, W., Nelson, C. (2021). Using different methods for calculating frontal alpha asymmetry to study its development from infancy to 3 years of age in a large logintudinal sample. Developmental Psychobiology. 63(6), e22163–n/a. doi.org/10.1002/dev.22163
  12. Mukerji, C. E., Wade, M., Fox, N. A., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C. A. (2021). Growth in Self-Regulation Over the Course of Adolescence Mediates the Effects of Foster Care on Psychopathology in Previously Institutionalized Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Clinical Psychological Science. 9(5), 810–822. doi.org/10.1177/2167702621993887
  13. Choi, B., Castelbaum, L., McKechnie, R., Rowe, M. L., Nelson, C. A., Tager-Flusberg, H. (2021). Brief Report: Parents' Declarative Use of Deictic Gestures Predict Vocabulary Development in Infants at High and Low Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi.org/10.1007/s10803-021-04989-8
  14. Tang, A., Almas, A., Zeytinoglu, S., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C. A., & Fox, N. A. (2021). Long-Term Effects of Institutional Care and Enhanced Attachment Relationships on Close Adolescent Friendships. Child Development. doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13592
  15. Alarcão, F. S. P., Shephard, E., Fatori, D., Amável, R., Chiesa, A., Fracolli, L., Matijasevich, A., Brentani, H., Nelson, C. A., Leckman, J., Miguel, E. C., Polanczyk, G. V. (2021). Promoting mother-infant relationships and underlying neural correlates: Results from a randomized controlled trial of a home-visiting program for adolescent mothers in Brazil. Developmental Science. doi.org/10.1111/desc.13113
  16. Richardson, H., Taylor, J., Kane-Grade, F., Powell, L., Bosquet Enlow, M., Nelson, C. (2021). Preferential responses to faces in superior temporal and medial prefrontal cortex in three-year-old children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 50, 100984–100984. doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2021.100984
  17. Elensary, M., Pierce, L., Wei, W., Nelson, C., Zuckerman, B., Charles McCoy, D. (2021). Maternal Stress and Early Neurodevelopment: Exploring the Protective Role of Maternal Growth Mindset. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. doi.org/10.1097/DBP.0000000000000998
  18. Xie, W., Leppänen, J. M., Kane-Grade, F.E., Nelson, C.A. (2021). Converging neural and behavioral evidence for a rapid, generalized response to threat-related facial expressions in 3-year-old children. NeuroImage. 229, 117732–117732. doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.117732
  19. Pierce, L.J., Carmody Tague, E., & Nelson, C.A. (2021). Maternal stress predicts neural responses during auditory statistical learning in 26-month-old children: An event-related potential study. Cognition. 213, 104600–104600. doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104600
  20. Romeo, R.R., Choi, B., Gabard-Durnam, L.J., Wilkinson, C.L., Levin, A.R., Rowe, M.L., Tager-Flusberg, H., Nelson, C. A. (2021). Parental Language Input Predicts Neuroscillatory Patterns Associated with Language Development in Toddlers at Risk of Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi.org/10.1007/s10803-021-05024-6

2021 Presented Conference Papers

  1. Wilkinson, C., Gabard-Durnma, L., Mukerji, C., Pierce, L., Finnie, Peter., Bear, M., Clements, C., and Nelson, C.A. (2021). Using biomarkers to characterize neurobiological deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders: A case study in TSC, Rett Syndrome, 16P, and Fragile X Syndrome. Virtual powerpoint presentation at INSAR, May, Boston, MA.
  2. Choi, B., Castelbaum, L., McKechnie, R., Rowe, M.L., Nelson, C.A., and Tager-Flusberg, H. (2021). Parents’ declarative deictic gesture use predicts vocabulary development in infants at high and low risk for autism spectrum disorder. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, Boston, MA.
  3. Choi, B., Wilkinson, C., Sideridis, G., Tager-Flusberg, H., and Nelson, C. A. (2021). Maternal depression symptom trajectory and brain and behavioral development in infants at high and low risk for autism. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, Boston, MA.
  4. Nuñez Huaracha, D., Choi, B., Tager-Flusberg, H., and Nelson, C. A. (2021). Gross motor development and its relation to language skills in infants at low and high familial or screen risk for ASD. Poster presentation at International Society for Autism Research, Boston, MA.

 

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