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Tummeltshammer, K., Feldman, ECH., & Amso, D (in press). Using pupil dilation, eye-blink rate, and the value of mother to investigate reward learning in infancy. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2018.12.006 [pdf]
Tummeltshammer, K., & Amso, D. (in press). Infant visual attention. In Catherine Tamis Lemonda and Jeffrey Lockman (Eds). Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development.
Werchan, D., Baumgartner, H., Lewkowicz, D., & Amso, D. (2018). The origins of cortical multisensory dynamics: Evidence from human infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 34, 75-81. [pdf]
Amso, D., Salhi, C., & Badre, D. (2018). The relationship between cognitive enrichment and cognitive control: A systematic investigation of environmental influences on development through socioeconomic status. Developmental Psychobiology, 1-20. [pdf]
Righi, G., Tenenbaum, E., McCormick, C., Amso, D., & Sheinkopf, S. (2018). Sensitivity to audio-visual synchrony and its relation to language abilities in children with ASD. Autism Research, 11(4), 645-653. doi: 10.1002/aur.1918 [pdf]
Werchan, D.M., & Amso, D. (2017). A Novel Ecological Model of Prefrontal Cortex Functional Development. Psychological Review, 24(6), 720-739. [pdf]
Nussenbaum, K., Amso, D., & Markant, J. (2017). When increasing distraction helps learning: Distractor number and content interact in their effects on memory. Attention, Perception, Psychophysics, 1-14. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1399-1 [pdf]
Tummeltshammer, K. & Amso, D. (2017). Top-down contextual knowledge guides visual attention in infancy. Developmental Science, 1-9. doi: 10.1111/desc.12599 [pdf]
Amso, D., & Lynn, A. (2017). Distinctive mechanisms of adversity and socioeconomic inequality in child development: A review and recommendations for evidence-based policy. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1-8. [pdf]
Tenenbaum, E., Amso, D., Righi, G., & Sheinkopf, S. (2017). Attempting to increase intake from the input: Attention and word learning in children with Autism. Learning in Children with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(6), 1791-1805. [pdf]
Werchan, D., Collins, A., Frank, M., & Amso, D. (2016). Role of Prefrontal Cortex in Learning and Generalizing Hierarchical Rules in 8-Month-Old Infants. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(40), 10314-10322. [pdf]
Tummeltshammer, K., Amso, D., French, R., & Kirkham, N. (2016). Across space and time: Infants learn from backward and forward visual statistics. Developmental Science, 1-9. [pdf]
Unger, K., Ackerman, L., Chatham, C.H., Amso, D., & Badre, D., (2016). Working memory gating mechanisms explain developmental change in rule-guided behavior. Cognition, 155, 8-22. [pdf]
Haas, S., Amso, D., & Fox, N. (2016). The effects of emotion priming on visual search in socially anxious adults. Cognition and Emotion, 1-14. [pdf]
Tandon, P., Tovar, A., Jayasuriya, A., Welker, E., Schober, D., Copeland, K., Dev, D., May-Murriel, A., Amso, D., & Ward, D. (2016). The relationship between physical activity and diet and young children’s cognitive development: A systematic review. Preventative Medicine Reports, 3, 379-390. [pdf]
Markant, J. & Amso, D. (2016). The development of selective attention orienting is an agent of change in learning and memory efficacy. Infancy, 21(2), 154-76. [pdf]
Nussenbaum, K. & Amso, D. (2016). An attentional goldilocks effect for learning from digital media: evidence that an optimal amount of social interactivity promotes word learning. Journal of Cognitive Development, 17(1), 30-40. [pdf]
Markant, J., Oakes, L., & Amso, D. (2015). Attentional not racial bias underlies the other-race effect in infancy. Developmental Psychobiology, 58(3), 355-65. [pdf]
Amso, D. & Scerif G. (2015). The attentive brain: Unique insights from cognitive developmental neuroscience. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16, 606-19. [pdf]
Markant, J., Ackerman, L., Nussenbaum, K., & Amso, D. (2015). Selective attention neutralizes the adverse effects of socioeconomic status on memory in 9 month-old infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 18, 26-33. [pdf]
Markant, J., Worden, M., & Amso, D. (2015). Not all attention orienting is created equal: Recognition memory is enhanced when attention orienting involves distractor suppression. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 120, 28-40. [pdf]
Werchan, D., Collins, A., Frank, M.J., & Amso, D. (2015). Eight-month-old infants spontaneously learn and generalize hierarchical rules. Psychological Science, 26(6), 805-15. [pdf]
Amso, D., Haas, S., McShane, L., & Badre, D. (2014). Working memory updating and the development of rule-guided behavior. Cognition, 133(1), 201-10. [pdf]
Amso, D., Haas, S., Tenenbaum, E., Markant, J., & Sheinkopf, S. (2014). Bottom-up attention orienting in young children with autism. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders. 44(3), 664-73. [pdf]
Amso, D., Markant, J., & Haas, S. (2014). An eye tracking investigation of developmental change in orienting to faces in cluttered natural scenes. PLOS ONE. [pdf]
Markant, J. & Amso, D. (2014). Leveling the playing field: Attention mitigates the effects of IQ on memory. Cognition, 131(2), 195-204. [pdf]
Frank, M.C., Amso, D., & Johnson, S.P. (2014). Visual search and attention to faces. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 118, 13-26. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M., Johnson, S., & Amso, D. (2014). Prediction-learning in infants as a mechanism for gaze control during object exploration. Perception Science Topic: How humans recognize objects: Segmentation, categorization and individual identification. Frontiers in Psychology. [pdf]
Tenenbaum, E., Amso, D., Abar, B., & Sheinkopf, S. (2014). Attention and word learning in autistic, language delayed and typically developing children. Frontiers in Psychology. [pdf]
Blumstein, S. & Amso, D. (2013). Neural plasticity and dynamic functional organization: Insights from Functional Neuroimaging. Perspectives on Psychological Science. (Cacioppo, Kanwisher, Mather,Eds.), 8(1), 44-48. [pdf]
Hedges, J.H., Adolph, K.E.A., Amso, D., Bavelier, D., Fiez, J., et al. (2013). Play, attention, and learning: How do play and timing shape the development of attention and influence classroom learning? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1292, 1-20. [pdf]
*Markant, J. & Amso, D. (2013). Selective memories: Infants’ encoding is enhanced in selection via suppression. Developmental Science, 16(6), 926-40. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M. & Amso, D. (2013). Image free-viewing as intrinsically-motivated exploration: Estimating the learnability of center-of-gaze image sequences in infants and adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 802. [pdf]
Amso, D. & Davidow, J. (2012). The development of implicit learning from infancy to adulthood: Item relations, salience, & cognitive flexibility. Developmental Psychobiology, 54(6),664-73. [pdf]
Bath, K.G., Chuang, J., Spencer-Segal, J.L., Amso, D., Altemus, M., McEwen, B.S., & Lee, F.S. (2012). Variant BDNF (Val66Met) polymorphism contributes to developmental and estrous-stage-specific expression of anxiety-like behavior in female mice. Biological Psychiatry, 72(6), 449-504. [pdf]
Emberson, L. & Amso, D. (2012). Learning to sample: Eye tracking and fMRI indices of online changes in object perception. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 2030-42. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M., Amso, D., & Johnson. S.P. (2012). Simulating the role of visual selective attention during the development of perceptual completion. Developmental Science, 15, 739-752. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M., Amso, D., Johnson, S.P., Hantehzadeh, N., & Gupta, L. (2012). Using the iCub simulator to study perceptual development: A case study. In M. Schlesinger, J. Movellan, C. Morrison, Y. Nagai, I. Fasel, & A. Morse (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Joint IEEE Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics. IEEE, NY, NY. [pdf]
Amso, D. (2011). The Developmental Process: Evidence from an Integrating Science. In Developmental Psychology (Johan Hakansson, Ed.). Nova Science Publishers. Pp.181-3.
Schlesinger, M., & Amso, D. (2011). Oculomotor Skill Supports the Development of Object Representations. A commentary on “Précis of: The Origin of Concepts”. Brain & Behavioral Sciences, 34, 113-167. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M., Amso, D., & Johnson. S.P. (2011). Increasing spatial competition enhances visual prediction learning. Proceedings of the First Joint IEEE Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics. IEEE, NY, NY. [pdf]
Amso, D., Fitzgerald, M., Davidow, J.Y., Gilhooly, T., & Tottenham, N. (2010). Visual exploration strategies and the development of infants’ facial emotion discrimination. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. [pdf]
Soliman, F., Glatt, C. E., Levita, L., Bath, K. G., Jones, R. M., Pattwell, S. S., Tottenham, N., Amso, D., Somerville, L., Voss, H. U., Glover, G., Ballon, D. J., Lee, F. S., & Casey, B. J.(2010). Genetic Variant BDNF (Val66Met) Polymorphism Alters Learning in Mouse and Human, Science, 13(1), 46-61. [pdf]
Amso, D. (2009). Perceptual development: Attention. In B. Goldstein (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Perception. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.
Amso, D. & Johnson, S.P. (2009). Building object knowledge from perceptual input. In B.M. Hood & L. Santos (Eds.). The origins of object knowledge. Oxford University Press, NY, NY.
Amso, D. & Casey, B.J. (2008). The development of cognitive control. In L. Squire (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier, San Diego, CA.
Amso, D. & Johnson, S.P. (2008). Development of visual selection in 3- to 9-month-old infants: Evidence from saccades to previously ignored locations. Infancy, 13(6), 675-686. [pdf]
Diamond, A., & Amso, D. (2008). Contributions of neuroscience to our understanding of cognitive development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(2), 136-141. [pdf]
Johnson, S. P., Amso, D., Frank, M. C., & Shuwairi, S. M. (2008). Perceptual development in infancy as the foundation of event perception. In T. F. Shipley & J. Zacks (Eds.), Understanding events: From perception to action. Oxford University Press, NY, NY.
Shapiro, T., & Amso, D. (2008). School age development. In A. Tasman, J. Kay, J.A. Lieberman, M.B. First, & M. Maj (Eds.). Psychiatry, 3rd Edition, Volume 1. John Wiley & Sons, NY, NY.
Schlesinger, M., Amso, D., & Johnson, S.P. (2007). The neural basis for visual selective attention in young infants: A computational account. Adaptive Behavior, 15, 135-148. [pdf]
Schlesinger, M., Amso, D., & Johnson, S.P. (2007). Simulating infants’ gaze patterns during the development of perceptual completion. In L. Berthouze, C.G. Prince, M. Littman, H. Kozima, & C. Balkenius (Eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems. Sweden: Lund University Cognitive Studies. [pdf]
Amso, D., & Casey, B.J. (2006). Beyond what develops when: Neuroimaging may inform how cognition changes with development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15(1), 24-29. [pdf]
Amso, D., & Johnson, S.P. (2006). Learning by selection: Visual search and object perception in young infants. Developmental Psychology, 42(6), 1236-45. [pdf]
Amso, D., & Johnson, S.P. (2006). Visual selection and object perception. In Proceedings of The Fifth International Conference on Development & Learning. IEEE, NY, NY. [pdf]
Casey, B. J., Amso, D., & Davidson, M. C. (2006). Learning about learning and development with modern imaging technology. In Yuko Munakata & Mark H. Johnson (Eds.), Processes of Change in Brain and Cognitive Development, Attention & Performance XXI. Oxford University Press, NY, NY.
Davidson, M., Amso, D., Cruess, L., & Diamond, A. (2006). Development of cognitive control and executive functions from 4-13 Years: Evidence from manipulations of memory, inhibition, and task switching. Neuropsychologia, 44(11), 2037-2078. [pdf]
Amso, D., Davidson, M. C., Johnson, S. P., Casey, B. J. (2005). The contributions of the hippo campus and the striatum to simple association and frequency-based learning. NeuroImage, 27, 219-298. [pdf]
Amso, D. & Johnson, S. P. (2005). Selection and inhibition in infancy: Evidence from the spatial negative priming paradigm. Cognition, 95, 2, B27-B36. [pdf]
Johnson, S. P., Hannon, E., Amso, D. (2005). Perceptual Development. In Brian Hopkins (Ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Johnson, S. P., Slemmer, J. A., & Amso, D. (2004). Where infants look determines how they see: Eye movements and object perception performance in 3-month-olds. Infancy, 6(2), 185-201. [pdf]
Johnson, S. P., Amso, D., Slemmer, J. A. (2003). Development of object concepts in infancy: Evidence for early learning in an eye tracking paradigm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 100(18), 10568-10573. [pdf]
Diamond, A., Kirkham, N., & Amso, D. (2002). Conditions under which young children CAN hold two rules in mind and inhibit a prepotent response. Developmental Psychology, 38(3), 352-362. [pdf]