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Badanes, L. S.,Dmitrieva, J., & Watamura, S. E. (2012).Understanding cortisol reactivity across the day at childcare: The potential buffering role of secure attachment to teacher. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(1), 156-165.

Gribbin, C., Watamura, S. E., Cairns, A., Harsh, J. R., & LeBourgeois, M. K (2011). The cortisol awakening response in 2-4 year-old children: Effects of acute nighttime sleep restriction, wake time and daytime napping. Developmental Psychobiology. doi: 10.1002/dev.20599

Badanes, L. S.+*, Watamura, S. E.*, & Hankin, B. L. (2011). Hypocortisolism as a potential marker of allostatic load in children: Associations with family risk and internalizing disorders. Development & Psychopathology, 23, 881-896.*First and second authors contributed equally.

Watamura, S. E., Phillips, D., Morrissey, T., McCartney, K., & Bub, K. (2011). “Double Jeopardy”: Environmental interactions and cumulative effects predict poorer social emotional outcomes for children in the NICHD study of early child care and youth development. Child Development, Special Issue on Raising Healthy Children.

Hankin, B. L., Badanes, L. S., Abuela, Watamura, S. E. (2010). Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis dysregulation in dysphoric children and adolescents: Cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress from preschool through middle adolescence. Biological Psychiatry.

Watamura, S. E., Coe, C. L., Laudenslager, M. L., Robertson, S. S. (2010) Child care setting affects salivary cortisol and antibody secretion in young children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35(8), 1156-1166.

Watamura, S. E., Kryzer, E. M., & Robertson, S.S. (2009). Cortisol patterns at home and child care: Afternoon differences and evening recovery in children attending very high quality full-day
center-based child care. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30(4) 475-485.

Friedman, A. H., Watamura, S. E., & Robertson, S. S. (2005). Movement-Attention Coupling in Infancy and Attention Problems in Childhood. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 47, 660-665.

Watamura, S. E., Donzella, B., Kertes, D., & Gunnar, M. R. (2004). Developmental changes in baseline cortisol activity in early childhood: Relations with napping and effortful control. Developmental Psychobiology, 45(3), 125-133.

Watamura, S. E., Donzella, B., Alwin, J., & Gunnar, M. R.(2003). Morning to afternoon increases in
cortisol concentrations for infants and toddlers at child care: Age differences and behavioral correlates. Child Development, 74(4), 1006-1020.

Watamura, S. E., Sebanc, A. M., & Gunnar, M. R. (2002). Rising cortisol at childcare: Relations with nap, rest and temperament. Developmental Psychobiology, 40, 33-42.

Dettling, A. C., Parker, S. W., Lane, S., Sebanc, A., & Gunnar, M. R. (2000). Quality of care and
temperament determine changes in cortisol concentrations over the day for young children in childcare. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 25, 819-836.

 

 
 

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