Recent Empirical Papers
Marshall, P. J., Saby, J. N., & Meltzoff, A. N. (2013). Imitation and the developing social brain: Infants’ somatotopic EEG patterns for acts of self and other. International Journal of Psychological Research, 6, 22-29.
Quandt, L. C., Marshall, P. J., Bouquet, C. A., & Shipley, T. F. (2013). Somatosensory experiences with action modulate alpha and beta power during subsequent action observation. Brain Research, 1534, 55-65.
Marshall, P. J., & Comalli, C. E. (2012). Young children’s conceptualizations of brain function: Implications for teaching neuroscience in early elementary settings. Early Education and Development, 23, 4-23.
Quandt, L. C., Marshall., P. J., Shipley, T. F., Beilock, S. L., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2012). Sensitivity of alpha and beta oscillations to sensorimotor characteristics of action: An EEG study of action production and gesture observation. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2745-2751.
Capa, R. L., Marshall, P. J., Shipley, T. F., Salesse, R. N., & Bouquet, C. A. (2011). Does motor interference arise from mirror system activation? The effect of prior visuo-motor practice on automatic imitation. Psychological Research, 75, 152-157.
Marshall, P. J., Young, T., & Meltzoff, A. N. (2011). Neural correlates of action observation and execution in 14-month-old infants: An event-related EEG desynchronization study. Developmental Science, 14, 474-480.
Theoretical Writings on Embodiment and Development
Marshall, P. J. (in press). Neuroscience, embodiment, and development. To appear in W. F. Overton & P. C. Molenaar (Eds.), Theory and Method. Volume 1 of the Handbook of child psychology and developmental science (7th ed.). Editor-in-chief: R. M. Lerner. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Temperament, Attachment, and Emotional Development
Marshall, P. J., Reeb, B. C., & Fox, N. A. (2009). Electrophysiological responses to auditory novelty in temperamentally different 9-month-old infants. Developmental Science, 12, 568-582.
Hane, A. A., Fox, N. A., Henderson, H. A., & Marshall, P. J. (2008). Behavioral reactivity and approach-withdrawal bias in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 44, 1491-1496.
Marshall, P. J., & Fox, N. A. (2006). The development of social engagement: Neurobiological perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press.
Fox, N. A., Henderson, H. A., Marshall, P. J., Nichols, K. E., & Ghera, M. M. (2005). Behavioral inhibition: Linking biology and behavior within a developmental framework. Annual Review of Psychology, 56, 235-262.
Marshall, P. J., & Fox. N. A. (2005). Relations between behavioral reactivity at 4 months and attachment classification at 14 months in a selected sample. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 492-502 .
The Effects of Early Life Adversity
Vanderwert, R. E., Marshall, P. J., Nelson, C. A., Zeanah, C. H., & Fox, N. A. (2010). Timing of intervention affects brain electrical activity in children exposed to severe psychosocial neglect. PLoS ONE, 5, e11415.
Ghera, M. M., Marshall, P. J., Fox, N. A., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C. A., Smyke, A. T., & Guthrie, D. (2009). The effects of a foster care intervention on socially deprived institutionalized children’s attention and positive affect: Results from the BEIP study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 246-253.
Zeanah, C. H., Egger, H. L., Smyke, A. T., Nelson, C. A., Fox, N. A., Marshall, P. J., & Guthrie, D. (2009). Institutional rearing and psychiatric disorders in Romanian preschool children. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166, 777-785.
Marshall, P. J., Reeb, B. C., & Fox, N. A. (2008). Effects of early intervention on EEG power and coherence in previously institutionalized children in Romania. Development and Psychopathology, 20, 861-880.
Nelson, C. A., Zeanah, C. H., Fox, N. A., Marshall, P. J., Smyke, A. T., & Guthrie, D. (2007). Cognitive recovery in socially deprived young children: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project. Science, 318, 1937-40.
Smyke, A. T., Koga, S. F., Johnson, D. E., Fox, N. A., Marshall, P. J., Nelson, C. A., Zeanah, C. H., & the BEIP Core Group (2007). The caregiving context in institution reared and family reared infants and toddlers in Romania. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 210-218.
EEG Measures with Infants and Children
Marshall, P. J., & Fox, N. A. (2007). Electrophysiological measures in research on social and emotional development. In L. A. Schmidt & S. J. Segalowitz (Eds.). Developmental psychophysiology (p. 127-149). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Marshall, P. J., & Fox, N. A. (2007). The utility of infant EEG and ERP in studying emotional development. In M. de Haan (Ed.), Infant EEG and event-related potentials (p. 227-250). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
Fox, N. A., Schmidt, L. A., Henderson, H. A., & Marshall, P. J. (2007). Developmental psychophysiology: Conceptual and methodological perspectives. In J. T. Cacioppo, L. G. Tassinary, & G. G. Berntson (Eds.), Handbook of psychophysiology (3rd ed., p. 453-481). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Marshall, P. J., Bar-Haim, Y., & Fox, N. A. (2002). Development of the EEG from 5 months to 4 years of age. Clinical Neurophysiology, 113, 1199-1208.