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Lugo-Candelas, C., Flegenheimer, C., Harvey, E. & McDermott, J.M. (in press). Neural correlates of emotion reactivity and regulation in young children with ADHD symptoms.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Cremone, A., Lugo-Candelas, C., Harvey, E., McDermott, J.M. & Spencer, R.M.C. (in press). REM theta activity enhances inhibitory control in typically developing children but not children with ADHD symptoms. Experimental Brain Research. 

McDermott, J.M., Pears, K.C., Bruce, J., Kim, H.K., Roos, L., Yoeger, K.L. & Fisher, P. (in press). Improving Kindergarten Readiness in Children with Developmental Disabilities: Changes in Neural Correlates of Response Monitoring. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.

Flegenheimer, C., Lugo-Candelas, C., Harvey, E. & McDermott, J.M. (2017). Neural processing of threat cues in young children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.


Cremone, A., de Jong, D.M., Kurdziel, L. B.F., Desrochers, P., Sayer, A., LeBourgeois, M., Spencer, R.M.C. & McDermott, J.M. (2017). Temperamental negative affect, sleep variability and behavior problems in preschool-aged children. Child Development.

Cremone, A., McDermott, J.M. & Spencer, R.M.C. (in press, 2017). Naps enhance selective attention in preschool-aged children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

Lugo-Candelas, C., Flegenheimer, C., McDermott, J.M. & Harvey, E. (2016). Emotional understanding, reactivity, and regulation in young children with ADHD symptoms. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Cremone, A., Kurdziel, L., Fraticelli-Torres, A., McDermott, J.M.+, Spencer, R. + (2016). Napping Reduces Emotional Reactivity in Preschool-Aged Children. Developmental Science

Troller-Refree, S., McDermott, J.M., Nelson, C.A., Zeanah, C.H. & Fox, N.A. (2014). The effects of early intervention on attention biases in previously institutionalized children in Romania. Developmental Science. doi: 10.1111/desc.12261

Grotevant, H.D. & McDermott, J.M. (2014). Adoption: Biological and social processes linked to adaptation. Annual Reviews of Psychology, 65, 235-265.


Lamm, C., Walker, O., Degnan, K. Henderson, Pine, D., McDermott, J.M. & Fox, N.A. (2014). Cognitive control moderates early childhood temperament in predicting social behavior in 7-year-old children: An ERP study. Developmental Science, 17, 667-681 


McDermott, J.M., Troller-Renfree, S., Vanderwert, R., Nelson, C., Zeanah, C., & Fox, N.A. (2013). Psychosocial deprivation, executive functions and the emergence of socio-emotional behavior problems. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, ArtID 167


Nelson, C.A., Westerlund, A., McDermott, J.M., Zeanah, C.H. & Fox, N.A. (2013). Emotion recognition following early psychosocial deprivation. Developmental Psychopathology, 25, 517-525.


McDermott, J.M., Westerlund, A., Zeanah, C.H., Nelson, C.A. & Fox, N.A. (2012). Early adversity and neural correlates of executive function: Implications for academic adjustment. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2S, S59-S66.


Lamm, C., White, L.K., McDermott, J.M. & Fox, N.A. (2012). Neural activation underlying inhibitory control in the context of neutral and affectively charged pictures in children. Brain and Cognition, 79, 181-187.


Lahat, A., Degnan, K.A., White, L.K., McDermott, J.M., Henderson, H.A., Lejuez, C. et al. (2012). Temperamental exuberance and executive function predict propensity for risk-taking in childhood. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 847-856.


Perez-Edgar, K., Reeb-Sunderland, B.C., McDermott, J.M., White, L.K., Henderson, H.A., Degnan, K.A. et al. (2011). Attention biases to threat link behavioral inhibition to social withdrawal over time in very young children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 885-895.


White, L.K., McDermott, J.M., Degnan, K.A., Henderson, H.A. & Fox, N.A. (2011). Behavioral inhibition and anxiety: The moderating roles of inhibitory control and attention shifting. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 735-747.


Pérez-Edgar, K., McDermott, J. M., Korelitz, K., Degnan, K. E., Curby, T. W., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N. A. (2010).  Patterns of sustained attention in infancy shape the developmental trajectory of social behavior from toddlerhood through adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 46, 1723-1730.


McDermott, J.M. & Fox, N.A. (2010). Exploring response-monitoring: Developmental differences and contributions to self-regulation. In R.H. Hoyle (Ed.), Handbook of Self-Regulation and Personality.Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.


Pérez-Edgar, K., Fox, N. A., Bar-Haim, Y., McDermott, J.M., & Pine, D. S. (2010). Attention biases to threat and behavioral inhibition in early childhood to adolescent social withdrawal. Emotion, 10, 349-357.


 He, J., Degnan, K.A., McDermott, J.M., Henderson, H.A., Hane, A.A., & Fox, N.A. (2010). Anger and approach motivation in infancy: Relations to early childhood inhibitory control and behavior problems. Infancy, 15, 246-269.


 Pérez-Edgar, K., Bar-Haim, Y., McDermott, J.M., Goldman, D., Hodgkinson, C., Gorodetsky, E., Ernst, M., Pine, D.S., & Fox, N.A. (2010). Variations in the serotonin transporter gene are linked to heightened attention bias to threat. Biological Psychology, 83, 269-271.


McDermott, J.M., Pérez-Edgar, K., Henderson, H.A., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Pine, D., & Fox, N.A. (2009). A history of childhood behavioral inhibition and enhanced response monitoring in adolescence are linked to clinical anxiety. Biological Psychiatry, 65, 445-48.


Bruce, J., McDermott, J.M., Fisher, P.A. & Fox, N.A. (2009). Using behavioral and electrophysiological measures to assess the effects of a preventive intervention: a preliminary study with preschool-aged foster children. Prevention Science, 10, 129-140.


McDermott, J.N.M. & Fox, N.A. (2007). Conundrums in the use of observational measures of socio-emotional behavior. Infant Mental Health Journal, 28, 667-681.


McDermott J.N.M., Pérez -Edgar, K. & Fox, N.A. (2007). Variations of the flanker paradigm: Assessing selective attention in young children. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 62-70.


Martin, J.N. & Fox, N.A. (2006). Temperament (pp. 126-146). In K. McCartney & D. Phillips (Eds.), Handbook of Early Child Development. Blackwell: Malden, Massachusetts.


Nichols, K.E., Martin, J.N. & Fox, N.A. (2005). Individual differences in the development of social communication: Joint attention and temperament. Cognition, Brain & Behavior, 9, 317-332.



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