Developmental Psychobiology

(The TQCC of Developmental Psychobiology is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Influences of early‐life stress on frontolimbic circuitry: Harnessing a dimensional approach to elucidate the effects of heterogeneity in stress exposure53
Sex and age differences in locomotor and anxiety‐like behaviors in rats: From adolescence to adulthood30
Early life adversity, pubertal timing, and epigenetic age acceleration in adulthood29
When you go low, I go high: Negative coordination of physiological synchrony among parents and children28
Moderate early life stress improves adult zebrafish (Danio rerio) working memory but does not affect social and anxiety‐like responses21
Neonatal pain and reduced maternal care alter adult behavior and hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis reactivity in a sex‐specific manner20
Spatiotemporal organization of myoclonic twitching in sleeping human infants19
Early life stress sensitizes individuals to the psychological correlates of mild fluctuations in inflammation19
Utilization of a rodent model to examine the neurological effects of early life adversity on adolescent pain sensitivity19
Early and current life adversity: Past and present influences on maternal diurnal cortisol rhythms during pregnancy19
Unpredictable maternal behavior is associated with a blunted infant cortisol response18
Allostatic load: Developmental and conceptual considerations in a multi‐system physiological indicator of chronic stress exposure16
Physiological measures of mother–infant interactional synchrony16
Infant emotion regulation and cortisol response during the first 2 years of life: Association with maternal parenting profiles15
Own or dam’s genotype? Classical colony breeding may bias spontaneous and stress‐challenged activity in DAT‐mutant rats15
Neuroendocrine and immune markers of maternal stress during pregnancy and infant cognitive development15
Early‐ and later‐developing shyness in children: An investigation of biological and behavioral correlates15
Temperament moderates developmental changes in vigilance to emotional faces in infants: Evidence from an eye‐tracking study15
Electroencephalogram aperiodic power spectral slope can be reliably measured and predicts ADHD risk in early development15
Early life stress and development of the endocannabinoid system: A bidirectional process in programming future coping14
Neural mechanisms of reward processing in adolescent irritability14
Sex differences in the acoustic features of social play‐induced 50‐kHz ultrasonic vocalizations: A detailed spectrographic analysis in wild‐type Sprague–Dawley and Cacna1c haploinsufficient rat14
Frontal brain maturation and the stability of children’s shyness13
Getting under the skin: Physiological stress and witnessing paternal arrest in young children with incarcerated fathers13
Impact of anesthesia exposure in early development on learning and sensory functions13
Plasticity of the paternal brain: Effects of fatherhood on neural structure and function13
How does peer adversity “Get inside the Brain?” Adolescent girls’ differential susceptibility to neural dysregulation of emotion following victimization13
Considering context in the developmental psychobiology of self‐regulation13
A systematic review of human paternal oxytocin: Insights into the methodology and what we know so far13
Migration‐related trauma and mental health among migrant children emigrating from Mexico and Central America to the United States: Effects on developmental neurobiology and implications for policy13
Maltreatment exposure across childhood and low‐grade inflammation: Considerations of exposure type, timing, and sex differences13
Assessment of prenatal stress‐related cortisol exposure: focus on cortisol accumulation in hair and nails12
Associations between infant–mother physiological synchrony and 4‐ and 6‐month‐old infants’ emotion regulation12
Kangaroo father care: A pilot feasibility study of physiologic, biologic, and psychosocial measures to capture the effects of father–infant and mother–infant skin‐to‐skin contact in the Neonatal Inten12
Prenatal antidepressant exposures and gastrointestinal complaints in childhood: A gut–brain axis connection?12
Aperiodic electrophysiological activity in preterm infants is linked to subsequent autism risk12
Hair cortisol in pregnancy interacts with maternal depressive symptoms to predict maternal disrupted interaction with her infant at 4 months12
Early childhood cumulative risk is associated with decreased global brain measures, cortical thickness, and cognitive functioning in school‐age children12
The relationship between fraternal birth order and childhood sex‐atypical behavior among the Istmo Zapotec muxes11
Early maternal and paternal caregiving moderates the links between preschoolers' reactivity and regulation and maturation of the HPA‐immune axis11
Sensory processing and cortisol at age 4 years: Procedural pain‐related stress in children born very preterm11
Fathers’ oxytocin responses to first holding their newborns: Interactions with testosterone reactivity to predict later parenting behavior and father‐infant bonds11
Epigenetic aging in children from a small‐scale farming society in The Congo Basin: Associations with child growth and family conflict11
Multi‐method assessment of irritability and differential linkages to neurophysiological indicators of attention allocation to emotional faces in young children11
Theory of mind processing in expectant fathers: Associations with prenatal oxytocin and parental attunement11
Differences in mother–child and father–child RSA synchrony: Moderation by child self‐regulation and dyadic affect11
Paternal adverse childhood experiences: Associations with infant DNA methylation11
Revisiting paternal absence: Female alloparental replacement of fathers recovers partner preference formation in female, but not male prairie voles ( Micr11
Prenatal maternal hair cortisol concentrations are related to maternal prenatal emotion dysregulation but not neurodevelopmental or birth outcomes10
Concurrent maturation of visuomotor skills and motion perception in typically‐developing children and adolescents10
Development of ultrasonic calls in rat pups follows similar patterns regardless of isolation distress10
Moving the dial on prenatal stress mechanisms of neurodevelopmental vulnerability to mental health problems: A personalized prevention proof of concept10
Fetal heart rate during maternal sleep10
Autonomic nervous system functioning in early childhood: Responses to cognitive and negatively valenced emotional challenges9
Social interaction in the emergence of toddler’s mealtime spoon use9
Intergenerational effects of mother's early rearing experience on offspring treatment and socioemotional development9
Feasibility of assessing brain activity using mobile, in‐home collection of electroencephalography: methods and analysis9
Associations of prenatal maternal stress with measures of cognition in 7.5‐month‐old infants9
Adolescents at risk of anxiety in interaction with their fathers: Studying non‐verbal and physiological synchrony9
Linking preschoolers’ parasympathetic activity to maternal early adversity and child behavior: An intergenerational perspective9
Microbiota‐immune alterations in adolescents following early life adversity: A proof of concept study9
Sexually dimorphic behavioral effects of maternal separation in anorexic rats9
Getting to the heart of childhood empathy: Relations with shyness and respiratory sinus arrhythmia9
Early exposure to a methyl donor supplemented diet and the development of repetitive motor behavior in a mouse model8
The postnatal testosterone rebound in first‐time fathers and the quality and quantity of paternal care8
Associations between empathy, inhibitory control, and physical aggression in toddlerhood8
Biological sensitivity to context in Pakistani preschoolers: Hair cortisol and family wealth are interactively associated with girls’ cognitive skills8
Preschoolers’ dynamic respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) change during a challenging parent‐child interactive task: Relations with preschoolers’ socioemotional health8
Towards an understanding of neurophysiological self‐regulation in early childhood: A heuristic and a new approach8
Cooperative care and the evolution of the prelinguistic vocal learning8
Prenatal antidepressant exposure and sex differences in neonatal corpus callosum microstructure8
Maternal approach behaviors toward neonatal calls are impaired by mother's experiences of raising pups with a risk gene variant for autism8
Irritability‐related neural responses to frustrative nonreward in adolescents with trauma histories: A preliminary investigation8
In sync with your child: The potential of parent–child electroencephalography in developmental research8
Earlier than previously thought: Yawn contagion in preschool children8
Infant posture and caregiver‐provided cognitive opportunities in typically developing infants and infants with motor delay8
NMDA receptors and the ontogeny of post‐shock and retention freezing during contextual fear conditioning8
Firm parenting and youth adjustment: Stress reactivity and dyadic synchrony of respiratory sinus arrhythmia7
OXTR DNA methylation moderates the developmental calibration of neural reward sensitivity7
Comparison of neurotransmitter levels, physiological conditions, and emotional behavior between isolation‐housed rats with group‐housed rats7
Development of vertical and forward jumping skills in typically developing children in the context of referent control of motor actions7
Exploring the hormonal and neural correlates of paternal protective behavior to their infants7
Electrophysiological signatures of visual statistical learning in 3‐month‐old infants at familial and low risk for autism spectrum disorder7
The association between prenatal alcohol consumption and preschool child stress system disturbance7
Shyness, aggression, and empathy in children of shy mothers: Moderating influence of children's psychophysiological self‐regulation7
Children’s use of everyday artifacts: Learning the hidden affordance of zipping7
Maternal experiences of childhood maltreatment moderate patterns of mother–infant cortisol regulation under stress7
Consistency of EEG asymmetry patterns in infants of depressed mothers7
Social EEG: A novel neurodevelopmental approach to studying brain‐behavior links and brain‐to‐brain synchrony during naturalistic toddler–parent interactions7
A Caretaker Acute Stress Paradigm: Effects on behavior and physiology of caretaker and infant7
Midfrontal theta oscillations and conflict monitoring in children and adults7
The role of maternal touch in the association between SLC6A4 methylation and stress response in very preterm infants7
The developmental precursors of blunted cardiovascular responses to stress7
Peak selection and latency jitter correction in developmental event‐related potentials6
Practice and proficiency: Factors that facilitate infant walking skill6
Maternal trait anxiety symptoms, frontolimbic resting‐state functional connectivity, and cognitive development in infancy6
Prenatal immobilization stress and postnatal maternal separation cause differential neuroendocrine responses to fasting stress in adult male rats6
Maternal separation: Does it hold the potential to model consequences of postpartum depression?6
Prenatal maternal distress and immune cell epigenetic profiles at 3‐months of age6
Longitudinal effects of family psychopathology and stress on pubertal maturation and hormone coupling in adolescent twins6
Distinct and similar patterns of emotional development in adolescents and young adults6
Perinatal high‐fat diet impairs pup retrieval and induces sex‐specific changes in ultrasonic vocalization characteristics of rat pups6
Behavioral impact of experience based on environmental enrichment: Influence of age and duration of exposure in male NMRI mice6
New approaches to quantify social development in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta): Integrating eye tracking with traditional assessments of social behavior6
Autonomy‐restrictive socialization of anger: Associations with school‐aged children’s physiology, trait anxiety, state distress, and relationship closeness6
Adolescent but not adult Sprague‐Dawley rats display goal‐directed responding after reward devaluation6
Early external‐environmental and internal‐health predictors of risky sexual and aggressive behavior in adolescence: An integrative approach6
Childhood socioeconomic status is prospectively associated with surface morphometry in adulthood6
Trauma exposure and mental health outcomes among Central American and Mexican children held in immigration detention at the United States–Mexico border6
Time–frequency dynamics of error monitoring in childhood: An EEG study6
Extinction and drug‐induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking following self‐administration or conditioned place preference in adolescent and adult rats6
Associations of adverse childhood experiences with stress physiology and insulin resistance in adolescents at risk for adult obesity6
Testosterone regulates the emission of ultrasonic vocalizations and mounting behavior during different developmental periods in mice5
Parent's anxiety links household stress and young children's behavioral dysregulation5
Nonrapid eye movement sleep characteristics and relations with motor, memory, and cognitive ability from infancy to preadolescence5
Are fathers a good substitute for mothers? Paternal care and growth rates in Shodagor children5
Environmental enrichment modulates inflammation during development in long‐evans rats (Rattus norvegicus)5
Exploring joint HPA–inflammatory stress response profiles in adolescent girls: Implications for developmental models of neuroendocrine dysregulation5
Relationships of the very low birth weight infant microbiome with neurodevelopment at 2 and 4 years of age5
Latent profiles of children’s autonomic nervous system reactivity early in life predict later externalizing problems5
Neonatal resource scarcity alters maternal care and impacts offspring core temperature and growth in rats5
Culture and stress biology in immigrant youth from the prenatal period to adolescence: A systematic review5
Kinematic characteristics of second‐order motor planning and performance in 6‐ and 10‐year‐old children and adults: Effects of age and task constraints5
Understanding the causes and consequences of variability in infant ERP editing practices5
Event‐related potentials data quality in young children: Standardized measurement error of ERN and Pe5
Early motor skills predict the developmental trajectory of problem solving in young children with motor delays5
High vagal tone and rapid extinction learning as potential transdiagnostic protective factors following childhood violence exposure5
Profiles of autonomic stress responsivity in a sample of justice‐involved youth: Associations with childhood trauma exposure and emotional and behavioral functioning5
Face–to–face interactions between mothers and female infants in wild bearded capuchin monkeys ( Sapajus libidinosus )5
Exploring valence bias as a metric for frontoamygdalar connectivity and depressive symptoms in childhood5
Risky emotional family environment in childhood and depression‐related cytokines in adulthood: The protective role of compassion5
The quality of early infant‐caregiver relational attachment and longitudinal changes in infant inflammation across 6 months5
Bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and amygdala responses to unpredictable threat in children5
Moderating effects of environmental stressors on the development of attention to threat in infancy5
Taking a few deep breaths significantly reduces children's physiological arousal in everyday settings: Results of a preregistered video intervention5
Infants’ recognition of their mothers’ faces in facial drawings5
Parenting under pressure: Parental transmission and buffering of child fear during the COVID‐19 pandemic5
Adrenocortical interdependence in father‐infant and mother‐infant dyads: Attunement or something more?5
Material hardship, prefrontal cortex–amygdala structure, and internalizing symptoms in children5
Phenotyping stress exposures related to perinatal health disparities5
Using mobile eye‐tracking technology to examine adolescent daughters’ attention to maternal affect during a conflict discussion5
Developmental changes in elemental and configural perception of odor mixtures in young rabbits5