RESEARCH NETWORK ON EARLY EXPERIENCE AND BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

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The following are publications that have arisen from Network-sponsored activities.

Amaral, D.G., Bauman, M.D., Capitanio, J.P., Lavenex, P., Mason, W.A., Mauldin-
Jourdain, M.L., & Mendoza, S.P. (2003). The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition? Neuropsychologia, 41:517-522.

Amaral, D.G., Bauman, M.D., & Schumann, C.H. (2003). The amygdala and autism: implications from Non-Human Primate Studies. Genes, Brain & Behavior, 2(5):295-302. 

Amaral, D.G., & Corbett, B.A. (2003). The amygdala, autism and anxiety. In 2003 Autism: neural basis and treatment possibilities. Wiley, Chichester. Novartis Foundation Symposium, 251:177-197.

Bachevalier, J. & Loveleand, K.A. (2006). The orbitofrontal-amygdala circuit and self-regulation of social-emotional behavior in autism. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews,30(1):97-117.

Bauman, M.D., Lavenex, P., Mason, W.A., Capitanio, J.P., & Amaral, D.G. (2004). The development of mother-infant interactions after neonatal amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Neuroscience,24(3):711-721.

Bauman, M.D., Lavenex, P., Mason, W.A., Capitanio, J.P., & Amaral, D.A. (2004). The development of social behavior following neonatal amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16:1388-1411.

Bergan, et al. (2005). Hunting Increases Adaptive Auditory Map Plasticity in Adult Barn Owls. Journal of Neuroscience, 25: 9816-9820.

Boris, N. & Zeanah, C.H. (2005). Reactive attachment disorder. In Kaplan & Sadock (Eds.), Comprehensive textbook of psychiatry (pp. 3248-3254), Philadelphia, Williams and Wilkins.

Card, J.P. (2001) Pseudorabies virus noninvasiveness: A window into the functional organization of the brain. Advances in Virus Research, 56:39-71.

Card, J.P., Levitt, P., Gluhovsky, M., & Rinaman, L. (2005). Early experience modifies the postnatal assembly of autonomic emotional motor circuits in rats Journal of Neuroscience, 25(40):9102-11.

Coleman, K., Dahl, R.E., Ryan, N.D., & Cameron, J.L. (2003). Growth hormone
response to growth hormone-releasing hormone and clonidine in young monkeys: Correlation with behavioral characteristics.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 13(3):227-41.

Couperus, J.W., & Nelson, C.A. (in press).  Early Brain Development and Plasticity.  In K. McCartney & D. Phillips (Eds.), The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development. Blackwell Press: Oxford, UK

Curtis, J.W., & Nelson, C.A. (2003). Toward building a better brain: Neurobehavioral outcomes, mechanisms, and processes of environmental enrichment.  In S. Luthar (Ed.), Resilence and Vulnerability: Adaptation in the Context of Childhood Adversities.  London, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Gauthier, I., & Nelson, C.A. (2001). The development of face expertise. Current Opinions in Neurobiology, 11 , 219-224.

Ihle, E.C., Carillo, G.D., Giorgetti, M., Tecott, L., & Doupe, A.J. (2003). Measurement and manipulation of dopamine in the awake, behaving zebra finch basal ganglia. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 294.6.

Knudsen, E.I. (2004) Sensitive Periods in the Development of the Brain and Behavior.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16:1412-1425.

Levitt, Pat. (2003). Structural and Functional Maturation of the Developing Primate Brain Journal of Pediatrics, 143:S35-S45.

Marshall, P.J., Fox, N.A., & The BEIP Core Group (2004). A Comparison of the Electroencephalogram between Institutionalized and Community Children in Romania. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16:1327–1338.

Monk C.S., Webb, S.J., & Nelson, C.A. (2001). Prenatal neurobiological development: Molecular mechanisms and anatomical change. Developmental Neuropsychology, 19, 211-236.

Nelson, C.A.,& Carver, L.J. (1998). The effects of stress on brain and memory: A view from developmental cognitive neuroscience. Development and Psychopathology,10, 793-809

Nelson, C.A. (1999). Neural plasticity and human development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 8, 42-45.

Nelson, C.A. (1999). How important are the first 3 years of life? Applied Developmental Science, 3, 235-238

Nelson, C.A. (2000). Neural Plasticity and Human Development: The Role of Early Experience in Sculpting Memory Systems. Developmental Science 3, 115-130.

Nelson, C.A. (2000). Neural Plasticity and Human Development: The Role of Early Experience in Sculpting Memory Systems (response to peer commentary). Developmental Science, 3, 135-136.

Nelson, C.A. (2000). Change and continuity in neurobehavioral development. Infant Behavior and Development, 22, 415-429.

Nelson, C.A. (2000). The neurobiological bases of early intervention.  In J. P. Shonkoff & S.J. Meisels (Eds.), Handbook of early childhood intervention, second edition (pp. 204-227).  Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, MA.

Nelson , C.A. (2001). The development and neural bases of face recognition. Infant and Child Development, 10, 3-18.

Nelson , C.A. (2001). The development and neural bases of face recognition: Reply to critiques. Infant and Child Development, 10, 35-38.

Nelson , C.A. (2002). Neural development and life-long plasticity. In R.M. Lerner, F. Jacobs, D. Wetlieb (Eds.), Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent, and Family Development: Handbook of Program and Policy Interventions. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Nelson , C.A. , Bloom, F.E., Cameron, J., Amaral, D., Dahl, R., & Pine, D. (2002). An integrative multidisciplinary approach to the study of brain-behavior relations in the context of typical and atypical development. Developmental Psychopathology : Special issue on multiple levels of analysis, 14, 499-520.

Nelson, C.A. (2003). The Development of Face Recognition Reflects an Experience-Expectant and Activity-Dependent Process.  In O. Pascalis & A. Slater (Eds.), The development of face processing in infancy and early childhood: current perspectives.  Nova Science Publishers: New York, NY.

Nelson, C.A. (2002). Neural development and life-long plasticity.  In R.M. Lerner, F. Jacobs, D. Wetlieb (Eds.), Promoting positive child, adolescent, and family development: Handbook of program and policy interventions (pp. 31-60). Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications.

Nelson, C.A. (2003). Brain Development. Erdely Pszichologiai Szemle (Transylvanian Psychological Review), IV, 2, Kolozsvar, 191-198.

Nelson, C.A. (2005). Neurobehavioral Development in the Context of Biocultural Co-Constructivism. In P.B. Baltes, P. Reuter-Lorenz, & Rösler (Eds.), Brain, Mind and Culture: From Interactionism to Biocultural Co-constructivism. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, MA.

Nelson, C.A., de Haan, M., & Thomas, K.M. (in press).  Neural bases of cognitive development.  In W. Damon, R. Lerner, D. Kuhn, & R. Siegler (Volume Editor), Handbook of Child Psychology, 6th Edition, Vol. 2: Cognitive, Perception and Language.  New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Nelson, C.A., Parker, S.W., et al. (2005). The Impact of Early Institutional Rearing on the Ability to Discriminate Facial Expressions of Emotion: An Event-Related Potential Study. Child Development, 76:1, 54-72.

Nelson, C.A., Parker, S.W., Guthrie, D., et al. (in press). The Discrimination of Facial Expressions by Typically Developing Infants and Toddlers and those Experiencing Early Institutional Care. Infant Behavior and Development.

Nelson, C.A., Zeanah, C., & Fox, N.A. (forthcoming). The Effects of Early Deprivation on Brain-Behavioral Development: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project. Chapter to appear in Daniel Romer and Elaine Walker (Eds.), Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science. New York: Oxford University Press.

Parfitt, D. B., Levin, J. K., Saltstein, K. P., Klayman, A. S., Greer, L. M., & Helmreich, D. L. (2004).  Differential early rearing environments can accentuate or attenuate the responses to stress in male C57BL/6 mice.  Brain Research 1016, 111-118 .

Parker, S.W., Nelson, C.A., et al. (in press). An event-related potential study of the impact of institutional rearing on face recognition. Development and Psychopathology.

Pascalis, O., de Haan, M., & Nelson, C.A. (2002).  Is face processing species specific during the first year of life?  Science, 296, 1321-1323.

Prather, M.D., Lavenex, P., Mauldin-Jourdain, M.L., Mason, W.A., Capitanio, J.P., Mendoza, S.P. & Amaral, D.G. (2001) Increased social fear and decreased fear of objects in monkeys with neonatal amygdala lesions. Neuroscience 106(4):653-658.

Rinaman, L., Levitt, P., Card, J.P. (2000). Progressive postnatal assembly of limbic-autonomic circuits revealed by central transneuronal transport of pseudorabies virus. Journal of Neuroscience. 20(7): 2731-2741.

Scott, L., & Nelson, C.A. (2004).  The developmental neurobiology of face processing.  To appear in B.J. Casey (Ed.), Review of Psychiatry Series, Vol. 23 (p. 29-68).  American Psychiatric Publishing.

Shonkoff, J. (2000) Science, policy, and practice: Three cultures in search of a shared mission. Child Development, 71, 181-187.

Smyke, A.T., Dumitrescu, A., & Zeanah, C.H. (2002). Disturbances of attachment in Romanian children: I. The continuum of caretaking casualty. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 41(8):972-982.

Stafford, B. & Zeanah, C.H. (2004). Reactive attachment disorder. In M. First and A. Tasman (Eds.), Mental disorders (pp. 253-261). John Wiley & Sons.

Stanwood, G.D., and Levitt, P. (2001). Effects of cocaine on the developing nervous system. In Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. C. Nelson and M. Luciana (eds.), MIT Press, New York.

Thompson R.A., & Nelson C.A. (2001). Developmental science and the media: Early brain development American Psychologist, 56:5–15.

Webb, S.J., Monk, C.S., & Nelson, C.A. (2001). Mechanisms of postnatal neurobiological development in the prefrontal cortex and the hippocampal region: Implications for human development. Developmental Neuropsychology, 19 , 147-171.

White, T., & Nelson, C.A. (2005).  Neurobiological development during childhood and adolescence.  In R.L. Findling & S.C. Schulz (Eds.), Schizophrenia in adolescents and children: Assessment, neurobiology, and treatment. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, MD.

Williamson, D.E., Coleman, K., Bacanu, S.-A., Devlin, B.J., Rogers, J., Ryan, N.D., & Cameron, J.L. (2003). Heritability of fearful/anxious endophenotypes in infant rhesus monkeys: a preliminary report.  Biological Psychiatry 53(4): 284-291.

Zeanah, C.H. (2000) Disturbances of attachment in young children adopted from institutions. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 21(3):230-6.

Zeanah, C.H., Smyke, A.T. & Dumitrescu, A. (2002). Disturbances of attachment in Romanian children: II. Indiscriminate behavior and institutional care. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41(8):983-9.

Zeanah, C.H., Nelson, C.A., Fox, N.A., Smyke, A.T., & Koga, S. (2003). The Effects of Institutionalization on Brain and Behavioral Development: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project.  Development and Psychopathology, 15:885-907.

Zeanah, C.H. & Fox, N.A. (2004). Temperament and attachment disorders. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 33, 32-41.

Zeanah, C.H., & Smyke, A.T. (2005). Building attachment relationships following maltreatment and severe deprivation. In L. Berlin, Y. Ziv, L. Amaya-Jackson, & M. Greenberg (Eds.) Enhancing early attachments. Guilford Press: NY.

Zeanah, C.H., Smyke, A.T. & Settles, L. (in press). Children in orphanages. In K. McCartney & D. Phillips (Eds.), Handbook of early childhood development. New York, Guilford Press.

Zeanah, C.H., Koga, S.F.M., Simion, B., Stanescu, A., Tabacaru, C., Fox, N.A., & Nelson, C.A. (in press). Ethical Considerations in International Research Collaboration: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project. Infant Mental Health Journal.

Zeanah, C.H., Smyke, A.T., Koga, S., Carlson, E. & the BEIP Core Group (2005). Attachment in institutionalized and community children in Romania. Child Development, 76, 1015-1028.

Zeanah, C.H., Koga, S.F.M., Simion, B., Stanescu, A., Tabacaru, C., Fox, N.A., & Nelson, C.A. (in press). Ethical Considerations in International Research Collaboration: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project. Infant Mental Health Journal.

 

 

 

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The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation

The James S McDonnell Foundation