Recent Publications

Reid, B.M., DePasquale, C.E., Donzella, B., Leneman, K.B., Taylor, H., & Gunnar, M.R. (2021). Pubertal transition with current life stress and supports alters longitudinal diurnal cortisol patterns in adolescents exposed to early life adversity. Dev Psychobiol. 1-16.

Reilly, E.B., Stallworthy, I.C., Mliner, S.B., Troy, M.F., Elison, J.T. and Gunnar, M.R. (2021), Infants’ abilities to respond to cues for joint attention vary by family socioeconomic status. Infancy, 26: 204-222.

Perry, N., DePasquale, C., Donzella, B., & Gunnar, M. (2020). Associations between stress reactivity and behavior problems for previously institutionalized youth across puberty. Development and Psychopathology, 32(5), 1854-1863. doi:10.1017/S0954579420001297

Perry NB, DePasquale CE, Donzella B, Gunnar MR. Cortisol Reactivity and Socially Anxious Behavior in Previously Institutionalized Youth. Res Child Adolesc Psychopathol. 2021 Aug 19. doi: 10.1007/s10802-021-00862-5.

Perry NB, Donzella B, Parenteau AM, Desjardins C, Gunnar MR. Emotion regulation and cortisol reactivity during a social evaluative stressor: A study of post-institutionalized youth. Dev Psychobiol. 2019 May;61(4):557-572. doi: 10.1002/dev.21828

Gunnar, M. R., DePasquale, C. E., Reid, B. R., Donzella, B. (2019). Pubertal stress recalibration reverses the effects of early life stress in postinstitutionalized children. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Lawler, J., Esposito, E., Doyle, C., & Gunnar, M. (n.d.). A Preliminary, Randomized-Controlled Trial of Mindfulness and Game-Based Executive Function Trainings to Promote Self-Regulation in Internationally-Adopted Children. Development and Psychopathology, 1-13. doi:10.1017/S0954579418001190

Reid, B. M., Coe, C. L., Doyle, C. M., Dagna, S., Alla, S., Donzella, B., & Gunnar, M. R. (2019). Persistent skewing of the T-cell profile in adolescents adopted internationally from institutional care. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.

DePasquale, CE, Donzella, B, Gunnar, MR. (2018). Pubertal recalibration of cortisol reactivity following early life stress: a cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12992

Reid, B. M., Harbin, MS, Arend, J. L., Kelly, A. S., Dengel, D. R., & Gunnar, M. R. (2018). Early Life Adversity with Height Stunting Is Associated with Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescents Independent of Body Mass Index. The Journal of Pediatrics, 202: 143-149.

Leneman, K. B., Donzella, B., Desjardins, C. D., Miller, B. S., & Gunnar, M. R. (2018). The slope of cortisol from awakening to 30 min post-wake in post-institutionalized children and early adolescents. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 96: 93-99.

Johnson, AB, Mliner, SB, Depasquale, CE, Troy, M, Gunnar, MR. (2018). Attachment Security Buffers the HPA Axis of Toddlers Growing up in Poverty or Near Poverty: Assessment During Pediatric Well-Child Exams with Inoculations. Pyschoneuroendocrinology, 95: 120-127. PMID: 29852405 DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.05.030

Pitula, CE, DePasquale, CE, Mliner, SB and Gunnar, MR. (2017). Peer Problems Among Postinstitutionalized, Internationally Adopted Children: Relations to Hypocortisolism, Parenting Quality, and ADHD Symptoms. Child Development. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12986

Reid, BM, Miller, BS, Dorn, LD, Desjardins, C, Donzella, B, Gunnar, M. (2017). Early-growth faltering in post-institutionalized youth and later anthropometric and pubertal development. Pediatric Research. 82: 278-284. PMID 28170387 DOI: 10.1038/pr.2017.35

Doom JR, Gunnar MR, Clark CJ. (2016). Maternal relationship during adolescence predicts cardiovascular disease risk in adulthood. Health Psychology: Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 35: 376-386. PMID 27018729 DOI: 10.1037/hea0000285

Doom JR, Doyle CM, Gunnar MR. (2016). Social stress buffering by friends in childhood and adolescence: Effects on HPA and oxytocin activity. Social Neuroscience. 1-14. PMID 26899419 DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2016.1149095

Gunnar MR, Sullivan RM. (2016). The Neurodevelopment of Social Buffering and Fear Learning: Integration and Crosstalk. Social Neuroscience. PMID 26872845 DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2016.1151824

Esposito EA, Jones MJ, Doom JR, MacIsaac JL, Gunnar MR, Kobor MS. (2016). Differential DNA methylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in adolescents exposed to significant early but not later childhood adversity.Development and Psychopathology. 1-15. PMID 26847422 DOI: 10.1017/S0954579416000055

Koss KJ, Mliner SB, Donzella B, Gunnar MR. (2015). Early adversity, hypocortisolism, and behavior problems at school entry: A study of internationally adopted children. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 66: 31-38. PMID 26773398 DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.12.018

Hostinar CE, Gunnar MR. (2015). Social Support Can Buffer against Stress and Shape Brain Activity. AJOB Neuroscience. 6: 34-42. PMID 26478822 DOI: 10.1080/21507740.2015.1047054

Hostinar CE, Johnson AE, Gunnar MR. (2015). Early Social Deprivation and the Social Buffering of Cortisol Stress Responses in Late Childhood: An Experimental Study. Developmental Psychology. PMID 26322485 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000029

Gunnar MR, Hostinar CE, Sanchez MM, Tottenham N, Sullivan RM. (2015). Parental buffering of fear and stress neurobiology: Reviewing parallels across rodent, monkey, and human models. Social Neuroscience. 1-5. PMID 26234160 DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2015.1070198

Hodel, A. S., Hunt, R. H., Cowell, R. A., Van Den Heuvel, S. E., Gunnar, M. R., & Thomas, K. M. (2015). Duration of early adversity and structural brain development in post-institutionalized adolescents. NeuroImage, 112-119.

VanZomeren-Dohm, A. A., Pitula, C. E., Koss, K. J., Thomas, K., & Gunnar, M. R. (2015). FKBP5 moderation of depressive symptoms in peer victimized, post- institutionalized children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 426-430.

Gunnar, M., Marvinney, D., Isensee, J., & Fisch, R. O. (2014). Coping with uncertainty: New models of the relations between hormonal, behavioral, and cognitive processes. In D. S. Palermo (Ed.), Coping with uncertainty: behavioral and developmental perspectives (101-130). New York: Psychology Press.

Doom, J. R., Gunnar, M. R., Georgieff, M. K., Kroupina, M. G., Frenn, K., Fuglestad, A. J., & Carlson, S. M. (2014). Beyond stimulus deprivation: Iron deficiency and cognitive deficits in postinstitutionalized children. Child Development, 1805-1812.

Lawler, J. M., Hostinar, C. E., Mliner, S. B., & Gunnar, M. R. (2014). Disinhibited social engagement in postinstitutionalized children: Differentiating normal from atypical behavior. Development and Psychopathology, 26, 451-464.

Koss, K. J., Hostinar, C. E., Donzella, B., & Gunnar, M. R. (2014). Social deprivation and the HPA axis in early development. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 1-13.

Hostinar, C. E., Sullivan, R. M., & Gunnar, M. R. (2014). Psychobiological mechanisms underlying the social buffering of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenocortical axis: A review of animal models and human studies across development. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 256-282.

Loman, M. M., Johnson, A. E., Quevedo, K., Lafavor, T. L., & Gunnar, M. R. (2014). Risk‐ taking and sensation‐seeking propensity in postinstitutionalized early adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 1145-1152.

Pitula, C. E., Thomas, K. M., Armstrong, J. M., Essex, M. J., Crick, N. R., & Gunnar, M. R. (2014). Peer victimization and internalizing symptoms among post- institutionalized, internationally adopted youth. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 1069-1076.

Bruce, J., Gunnar, M. R., Pears, K. C., & Fisher, P. A. (2013). Early adverse care, stress neurobiology, and prevention science: Lessons learned. Prevention Science, 14, 247-256.

Loman, M. M., Johnson, A. E., Westerlund, A., Pollak, S. D., Nelson, C. A., & Gunnar, M. R. (2013). The effect of early deprivation on executive attention in middle childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 54, 37-45.

Azak, S., Murison, R., Wentzel-Larsen, T. Smith, L., and Gunnar, M.R. (2013). Maternal depression and infant daytime cortisol. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 15, 345-358.

Gunnar, M.R, & Adam, E.K. (2012). What can neuroendocrine measures reveal about emotion? In Dennis, T.A., Buss, K.A., & Hasting, P. D. (Eds). Physiological Measures of Emotion from a Developmental Perspective: State of the Science. Society for Research in Child Development Monograph.

Osterholm, E.A., Hostinar, C.E., and Gunnar, M.R. (2012). Alterations in stress responses of the hypothalamic pituitary-adrenocortical axis in small for gestational age infants. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 1719-1725.

Russ, S., Herbert, J., Cooper, P., Gunnar, M.R., Goodyer, I, Croudace, T., & Murray, L. (2012). Cortisol levels in response to starting school in children ‘at risk’ for social phobia. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 462-474.

Tarullo, A., Mliner, S., & Gunnar, M.R. (2011). Inhibition and exuberance in preschool classrooms: Associations with peer social experience and changes in cortisol across the preschool year. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1374-138.

Gunnar, M.R., Kryzer, E., Van Ryzin, M.J. & Phillips, D.A. (2011). The import of the cortisol rise in child care differs as a function of behavioral inhibition. Developmental Psychology, 47, 792-803.

Fisher, P.A., Van Ryzin, M.J. & Gunnar, M.R. (2011). Mitigating HPA axis dysregulation associated with placement changes in foster care. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 531-539.

Tarullo, A., Garvin, M., & Gunnar, M.R. (2011). Atypical EEG power correlates with indiscriminately friendly behavior in internationally adopted children. Developmental Psychology, 47, 417-431.

Wilbarger, J., Gunnar, M.R., Schneider, M. & Pollak, S. (2010). Sensory processing in internationally-adopted, post-institutionalized children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 1105-1114.

Cutuli, J.J., Wiik, K.L., Herbers, J.E., Gunnar, M.R., & Masten, A.S. (2010). Cortisol function among early school-aged homeless children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35, 833- 845.

Gunnar, M.R., Kryzer, E., Van Ryzin, M.J., & Phillips, D. (2010). The rise in cortisol in family daycare: Associations with aspects of care quality, child behavior, and child sex. Child Development, 81, 851-869.