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Recent publications

White, L. K., Degnan, K. A., Henderson, H. A., Pérez‐Edgar, K., Walker, O. L., Shechner, T., Leibenluft, E., Bar-Haim, Y., Pine, D. S., Fox, N. A. (2017) Developmental relations among behavioral inhibition, anxiety, and attention biases to threat and positive information. Child Development, 88, 141-155.

Burrows, C. A., Usher, L. V., Mundy, P. C., Henderson, H. A. (2016). The salience of the self: self-referential processing and internalizing problems in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism Research

Burrows, C. A., Usher, L., Schwartz, C B., Mundy, P., Henderson, H. A. (2016). Supporting the spectrum hypothesis: Self-reported temperament in children and adolescents with high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48, 1184-1195.

McMahon, C. M., Henderson, H. A., Newell, L., Jaime, M., Mundy, P. (2016). Metacognitive awareness of facial affect in higher-functioning children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 882-898.

Walker, O. L., Degnan, K. A., & Fox, N. A., Henderson, H. A. (2015).  Early social fear in relation to play with an unfamiliar peer: Actor and partner effects. Developmental Psychology, 51, 1588-1596.

Henderson, H. A., Ono, K. E., McMahon, C., Schwartz, C. B., Usher, L., & Mundy, P. C. (2015). The costs and benefits of self-monitoring for higher functioning children and adolescents with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 548-559.

Henderson, H. A., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N. A. (2015). Behavioral inhibition and developmental risk: A dual-processing perspective.  Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews, 40, 207-224 .

McMahon, C., & Henderson, H. A. (2015). Error-monitoring in response to social stimuli in individuals with higher functioning autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Science, 18, 389-403.

Webb, S. J., Bernier, R., Henderson, H. A., Johnson, M. H., Jones, E. J. H., Lerner, M. D.,McPartland, J. C., Nelson, C. A., Rojas, D., Townsend, J., & Westerfield, M.  (2015). Guidelines and best practices for electrophysiological data collection, analysis and reporting in autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 425-443.

Penela, E. C., Walker, O. L., Degnan, K. A., Fox, N. A., & Henderson, H. A. (2015).  Early behavioral inhibition and emotion regulation: Pathways toward social competence in middle childhood.  Child Development, 86, 1227-1240. 

McMahon, C., & Henderson, H. A. (2015). Error-monitoring in response to social stimuli in individuals with higher functioning autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Science, 18, 389-403.

Lewis-Morrarty, E., Degnan, K. A., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Pine, D. S., Henderson, H. A., & Fox, N. A. (2015)Infant attachment security and early childhood behavioral inhibition interact to predict adolescent social anxiety symptoms. Child Development, 86, 598-613.

Henderson, H. A., Ono, K. E., McMahon, C., Schwartz, C. B., Usher, L., & Mundy, P. C.  (2015).  The costs and benefits of self-monitoring for higher functioning children and adolescents with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 548-559.

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

Walker, O. L., Henderson, H. A., Degnan, K. A., Penela, E., & Fox, N  A. (2014). Associations between behavioral inhibition and children’s social problem solving behavior during social exclusion. Social Development, 23, 487-501.

Degnan, K. A., Almas, A. N., Henderson, H. A., Hane, A. A., Walker, O. L., & Fox, N. A.  (2014). Longitudinal trajectories of social reticence with unfamiliar peers across early childhood. Developmental Psychology, 50, 2311-2323.

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

Lahat, A., Walker, O. L., Lamm, C., Degnan, K. A., Henderson, H. A., & Fox, N. A.  (2014).  Cognitive conflict links behavioral inhibition and social problem solving during social exclusion in childhood. Infant and Child Development, 23, 273-282.

Henderson, H. A., & Mundy, P. C.  (2013). The integration of self and other in the development of self-regulation: Typical and atypical processes. In K. Caplovitz Barrett, N.A. Fox, G.A. Morgan, D. Fidler, & L. Daunhauer (Eds.), Handbook of Self-Regulatory Processes in Development: New Directions and International Perspectives (pp. 113-134). New York: Routledge.

Walker, O. L., Degnan, K. A., & Fox, N. A., Henderson, H. A. (2013)Social problem solving skills in early childhood: Developmental change and the influence of temperament. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 185-193.

Henderson, H. A., Ono, K. E., & Schwartz, C. B. (2012). Temperament. In F. R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

Walker, O. L. & Henderson, H. A. (2012). Temperament and social problem solving competence in preschool: Influences on academic skills in early elementary school. Social Development, 21, 761-779.

Penela, E. C., Henderson, H. A., Hane, H. A., Ghera, M., Fox, N. A.  (2012). Maternal caregiving moderates the relation between infant distress and socioemotional development. Infancy, 17, 715-730.

Vitiello, V. E., Moas, O. L., Henderson, H. A., Greenfield, D. B., & Munis, P. M.  (2012). Goodness-of-fit between children and classrooms: Effects of child temperament and preschool classroom quality on achievement trajectories. Early Education and Development, 23, 302-322.

Burnette, C.P., Henderson, H. A., Inge, A. P., Zahka, N., Schwartz, C., & Mundy, P. C. (2011).Anterior EEG asymmetry and the modifier model of autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 1113-1124.

Hileman, C., Henderson, H. A., Mundy, P. C., Newell, L., & Jaime, M.  (2011). Developmental and individual differences on the P1 and N170 ERP components in children with and without autism. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36, 214-236.

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.

Henderson, H. A. (2010). Electrophysiological correlates of cognitive control and the regulation of shyness in children. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35, 177-193. 

Mundy, P., Gwaltney, M., Henderson, H. A. (2010). Self-referenced  processing, neurodevelopment and joint attention in autism. Autism, 14, 408-429.

Recent presentations

Henderson, H. A., Usher, L., Burrows, C., Bowman, L. C., Fox., N.  (2017, April). The interplay of social approach/withdrawal and theory of mind in early childhood. In Stiffer, C. & Moding, K. J. (Chair) Temperamental approach/withdrawal in early childhood: Developmental processes and outcomes. Symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Labahn, C., McKelvey, K., Downs, E., Henderson, H. A. (2017, April). A moderating role of approach/withdrawal on the relation between age and inhibitory control. Poster presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Downs, E., McKelvey, K., Heather Henderson, H. A. (2016, June). Exploring loneliness at the dyadic level between shy children and their best friends. Poster presented at Jean Piaget Society annual meeting, Chicago, IL. 

Labahn, C., Usher, L., Burrows, C., Henderson, H. (2015, August). Gender differences in self reports of peer support, victimization, and bullying over middle childhood. Poster presented at American Psychology Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.

Henderson, H. A. (2015, May). Childhood social withdrawal: Processes underlying differential risk and resilience. Invited talk at the Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University/McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON.

Usher, L., Burrows, C., Dajani, D., & Henderson, H. A. (2015, March). Early behavioral inhibition and reactivity to peer context in later childhood. In H.A. Henderson (Chair) The Enduring Influence of Early Behavioral Inhibition: Within-Child and Contextual Factors Related to Adaptation in Late Childhood. Symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Henderson, H. A. (2014, December).  Temperament and Developmental Risk. Invited presentation in J.Veenstra-VanderWeele & P. Levitt (Chairs) Neurodevelopment and the Origins of Brain Disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews Plenary at the 53rd Annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Phoenix, AZ.

Henderson, H. A. (2014, November). Developmental processes linking social withdrawal and adjustment. Invited colloquium in the Department of Psychology, Brock University, ON.

Henderson, H. A. (2014, September). Your child’s personality and their development. Paper presented at the Growing Up Healthy Conference, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Henderson, H. A. (2014, April). Biological and behavioral correlates of social presentation in children with autism. Invited presentation at the 12th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference, Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL.

Henderson, H. A. (2013, November). Biological and behavioral correlates of social presentation in higher functioning children with autism. Invited presentation in the UM-CARD Mental Health Professionals: Advising, Learning & Sharing Series. University of Miami, Miami, FL.

Henderson, H. A. (2013, November). Social withdrawal and adjustment:  Mechanisms underlying risk and resilience. Invited colloquium in the Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL.

Winter 2017 Newsletter

We have just released our Winter 2017 Newsletter. Take a moment to learn more about us and what we have been up to over the year.