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Kao, K., Tuladhar, C., & Tarullo, A. (2020). Parental and family-level sociocontextual correlates of emergent emotion regulation: Implications for early social competence. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29, 1630-1641. doi: 10.1007/s10826-020-01706-4. PDF

Nayak, S., & Tarullo, A. (2020). Error-related negativity (ERN) and ‘hot’ executive function in bilingual and monolingual preschoolers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1366728919000725. PDF

Nayak, S., Salem, H., & Tarullo, A. (2020). A lateralized readiness potential (LRP) study of response preparation and inhibition in bilingual and monolingual school-aged children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 41, 100740. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100740. PDF

St. John, A., & Tarullo, A. (2020). Neighborhood chaos moderates the association of socioeconomic status and child executive functioning. Infant and Child Development, 29, e2153. doi: 10.1002/icd.2153. PDF

Tarullo, A., Tuladhar, C.,* Kao, K., Drury, E.,** & Meyer, J. (2020). Cortisol and socioeconomic status in early childhood: A multi-dimensional assessment. Development and Psychopathology, 32, 1876-1887. PDF

Tuladhar, C., & Tarullo, A. (2020). Consistency in maternal affect and positive vocalization over the first year of life. Infant Behavior and Development, 58, 101415. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2019.101415. PDF


Kao, K., Tuladhar, Meyer, J., & Tarullo, A. (2019). Emotion regulation moderates the association between parent and child hair cortisol concentration. Developmental Psychobiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/dev.21850 PDF

St. John, A., Finch, K., & Tarullo, A. (2019). Socioeconomic status and neural processing of a go/no-go task in preschoolers: An assessment of the P3b. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 38, 100677. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100677 PDF

St. John, A., Kibbe, M., & Tarullo, A. (2019). A systematic assessment of socioeconomic status and executive functioning in early childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 178, 352-368. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2018.09.003 PDF

Tuladhar, C., St. John, A., & Tarullo, A. (2019). Parenting infants: The role of mothers’ perceptions of how they were parented. Advance online publication. Early Child Development and Care. doi: 10.1080/03004430.2018.1538133 PDF


Kao, K., Doan, S., St. John, A, Meyer, J., & Tarullo, A. (2018). Salivary cortisol reactivity in preschoolers is associated with hair cortisol and behavioral problems. Stress, 21, 28-35. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1391210 PDF

Kao, K., Nayak, S., Doan, S., & Tarullo, A. (2018). Relations between parent EF and child EF: The role of socioeconomic status and parenting in executive functioning in early childhood. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 4, 122-137. doi: 10.1037/tps0000154 PDF

St. John, A., Oztahtaci, B. & Tarullo, A. (2018). Parental executive function and verbal ability matter for scaffolding. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 406-411. doi: 10.1037/fam0000374 PDF

Tarullo, A., Nayak, S., St. John, A., & Doan, S. (2018). Performance effects of reward-related feedback on the Dimensional Change Card Sort task. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 179, 171-175. doi: 10.1080/00221325.2018.1466264 PDF


Flom, M., St. John, A., Meyer, J., & Tarullo, A. (2017). Infant hair cortisol: Associations with salivary cortisol and environmental context. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 26-38. doi: 10.1002/dev.21449 PDF

St. John, A., Kao, K., Liederman, J., Grieve, P., & Tarullo, A. (2017). Maternal cortisol slope at 6 months predicts infant cortisol slope and EEG power at 12 months. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 787-801 doi: 10.1002/dev.21540 PDF

St. John, Kao, K., Chita-Tegmark, M., Liederman, J., Grieve, P., & Tarullo, A. (2017). A within-subjects experimental protocol to assess the effects of social input on infant EEG. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 123, e55596. doi:10.3791/55596

Tarullo, A., Obradovic, J., Keehn, B., Rasheed, M., Siyal, S., Nelson, C. A., & Yousafzai, A. (2017). Gamma power in rural Pakistani children: Links to executive function and verbal abilities. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.03.007 PDF

Tarullo, A., St. John, A., & Meyer, J. (2017). Chronic stress in the mother-infant dyad: Maternal hair cortisol, infant salivary cortisol and interactional synchrony. Infant Behavior and Development, 47, 92-102. doi: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2017.03.007 PDF


St. John, A., Kao, K., Choksi, M., Liederman, J., Grieve, P., & Tarullo, A. (2016). Variation in infant EEG power across social and nonsocial contexts. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 152, 106-122. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2016.04.007 PDF

Tarullo, A., Isler, J., Condon, C., Violaris, K., Balsam, P., & Fifer, W. (2016). Neonatal eyelid conditioning during sleep. Developmental Psychobiology, 58, 875-882. DOI 10.1002/dev.21424 PDF

Tarullo, A., Youssef, A., Frenn, K., Wiik, K., Garvin, M., & Gunnar, M. (2016). Emotion understanding, parental mental state language, and behavior problems in post-institutionalized children. Development and Psychopathology, 28, 371-383. doi: 10.1017/S095457941500111X. PDF


Garvin, M. C., Tarullo, A. R., Van Ryzin, M. & Gunnar, M. R. (2012). Post-adoption parenting and socioemotional development in post-institutionalized children. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 35–48. PDF

Isler, J. R., Tarullo, A. R., Grieve, P. G., Housman, E., Kaku, M., Stark, R. I. & Fifer, W. P. (2012). Toward an electrocortical biomarker of cognition for newborn infants. Developmental Science, 15, 260–271. PDF

Tarullo, A. R. (2012, Winter). Effects of child maltreatment on the developing brain. Child Welfare 360°: Using a Developmental Approach in Child Welfare Practice, 11PDF

Williams, I., Tarullo, A. R., Grieve, P. G., Wilpers, A., Vignola, E., Myers, M. M. & Fifer, W. P. (2012). Fetal cerebrovascular resistance and neonatal EEG predict 18-month neurodevelopmental outcome in infants with congenital heart disease. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and GynecologyPDF


Johnson, A., Bruce, J., Tarullo, A. R.  & Gunnar, M. R. (2011). Growth delay as an index of allostatic load in young children: Predictions to disinhibited social approach and diurnal cortisol activity. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 859–871. PDF

Tarullo, A. R., Mliner, S. & Gunnar, M. R. (2011). Inhibition and exuberance in preschool classrooms: Associations with peer social experiences and changes in cortisol across the preschool year. Developmental Psychology, 47(5), 1374–1388. PDF

Tarullo, A. R., Balsam, P. & Fifer, W. P. (2011). Sleep and infant learning. Infant and Child Development, 20, 35–46. PDF

Tarullo, A. R., Garvin, M. C. & Gunnar, M. R. (2011). Atypical EEG power distribution correlates with indiscriminately friendly behavior in internationally adopted children. Developmental Psychology47(2), 417–431. PDF


Fifer, W. P., Byrd, D., Kaku, M., Eigsti, I., Isler, J. R., Grose-Fifer, J., Tarullo, A. R. & Balsam, P. (2010). Newborn infants learn during sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(22), 10320–10323. PDF


Bruce, J., Tarullo, A. R. & Gunnar, M. R. (2009). Disinhibited social behavior among internationally adopted children. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 157–171. PDF

Tarullo, A. R., Obradovic, J. & Gunnar, M. R. (2009, January). Self-control and the developing brain. Zero to Three, 31–37. PDF


Tarullo, A. R., Quevedo, K., & Gunnar, M. R. (2008). The LHPA system and neurobehavioral development. In C. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2nd ed. (pp. 63–82). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Pellegrini, A., Roseth, C., Mliner, S., Bohn, C., Van Ryzin, M., Vance, N., Cheatham, C. & Tarullo, A. R. (2007). Social dominance in preschool classrooms.Journal of Comparative Psychology, 121, 54–64. PDF

Tarullo, A. R., Bruce, J. & Gunnar, M. (2007). False belief and emotion understanding in post-institutionalized children. Social Development, 16, 57–78. PDF


Tarullo, A. R. & Gunnar, M. R. (2006). Child maltreatment and the developing HPA axis. Hormones and Behavior, 50, 632–639. PDF


Tarullo, A. R. & Gunnar, M. R. (2005). Institutional rearing and deficits in social relatedness: Possible mechanisms and processes. Cognitie, Creier, Comportament, 9, 329–342. PDF

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