Tracy Dennis

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Frontal EEG and emotion regulation: electrocortical activity in response to emotional film clips is associated with reduced mood induction and attention interference effects
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, United States
    Biol Psychol 85:456-64. 2010
  2. pmc Neurophysiological markers for child emotion regulation from the perspective of emotion-cognition integration: current directions and future challenges
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:212-30. 2010
  3. pmc The late positive potential: a neurophysiological marker for emotion regulation in children
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, The City University of New York, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1373-83. 2009
  4. pmc The functional organization of preschool-age children's emotion expressions and actions in challenging situations
    Tracy A Dennis
    Psychology Department, Hunter College of the City Univesity of New York, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Emotion 9:520-30. 2009
  5. pmc Emotional face processing and emotion regulation in children: an ERP study
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, 10065, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:85-102. 2009
  6. pmc Trait anxiety and conflict monitoring following threat: an ERP study
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:122-31. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Effortful control, social competence, and adjustment problems in children at risk for psychopathology
    Tracy A Dennis
    Psychology Department, Hunter College of the CUNY, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:442-54. 2007
  8. pmc Neurophysiological mechanisms in the emotional modulation of attention: the interplay between threat sensitivity and attentional control
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Biol Psychol 76:1-10. 2007
  9. pmc Threat-related attentional biases: an analysis of three attention systems
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York 10021, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E1-E10. 2008
  10. pmc Emotional face processing and attention performance in three domains: neurophysiological mechanisms and moderating effects of trait anxiety
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, NY, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:10-9. 2007

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Publications16

  1. pmc Frontal EEG and emotion regulation: electrocortical activity in response to emotional film clips is associated with reduced mood induction and attention interference effects
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, United States
    Biol Psychol 85:456-64. 2010
    ..Effects did not differ between the left and right hemispheres. Results support the hypothesis that frontal EEG activity reflects both emotional context and emotion-regulatory capabilities...
  2. pmc Neurophysiological markers for child emotion regulation from the perspective of emotion-cognition integration: current directions and future challenges
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:212-30. 2010
    ..Suggestions for a future research agenda are then presented...
  3. pmc The late positive potential: a neurophysiological marker for emotion regulation in children
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, The City University of New York, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1373-83. 2009
    ..No studies to date have examined the LPP in relation to cognitive emotion regulation in children, and whether the LPP is related to parent-report measures of emotion regulation and mood disruptions...
  4. pmc The functional organization of preschool-age children's emotion expressions and actions in challenging situations
    Tracy A Dennis
    Psychology Department, Hunter College of the City Univesity of New York, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Emotion 9:520-30. 2009
    ..Findings have implications for the development of emotion regulation and social-emotional competence...
  5. pmc Emotional face processing and emotion regulation in children: an ERP study
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, 10065, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:85-102. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of mechanisms in emotion regulation and the use of ERPs to detect early risk for psychopathology and inform intervention efforts...
  6. pmc Trait anxiety and conflict monitoring following threat: an ERP study
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:122-31. 2009
    ..Reduced N2 was associated with better attention performance. This study was among the first documenting the emotional modulation of the N2 related to the threat bias and its links with attention interference in anxiety...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effortful control, social competence, and adjustment problems in children at risk for psychopathology
    Tracy A Dennis
    Psychology Department, Hunter College of the CUNY, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 36:442-54. 2007
    ..Associations with internalizing problems were moderated by child age such that greater EC was linked to fewer problems at age 4 but did not relate to problems at ages 5 or 6...
  8. pmc Neurophysiological mechanisms in the emotional modulation of attention: the interplay between threat sensitivity and attentional control
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Biol Psychol 76:1-10. 2007
    ..Results may have implications for understanding automatic and voluntary attentional biases related to anxiety...
  9. pmc Threat-related attentional biases: an analysis of three attention systems
    Tracy A Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York 10021, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E1-E10. 2008
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  10. pmc Emotional face processing and attention performance in three domains: neurophysiological mechanisms and moderating effects of trait anxiety
    Tracy A Dennis
    Hunter College, The City University of New York, NY, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:10-9. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of mechanisms in the emotional capture of attention and implications for understanding attentional processes in anxiety...
  11. pmc Reactivity and regulation in children prenatally exposed to cocaine
    Tracy Dennis
    Department of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:688-97. 2006
    ..Effect sizes were relatively small, suggesting both resilience and vulnerabilities...
  12. pmc Brain potentials during affective picture processing in children
    Greg Hajcak
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Biol Psychol 80:333-8. 2009
    ..Comparisons between the EPN and LPP observed in children and adults, and implications for developmental studies of emotion, are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effortful control, attention, and aggressive behavior in preschoolers at risk for conduct problems
    Tracy A Dennis
    New York University Child Study Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:252-5. 2003
    ..Results suggested that behavioral inhibition, rather than attentional control, best predicted maternal reports of child aggressive behaviors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emotion regulation as a scientific construct: methodological challenges and directions for child development research
    Pamela M Cole
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Child Dev 75:317-33. 2004
    ..By offering this perspective, this article aims to engage thoughtful debate and critical analysis, with the goal of increasing methodological rigor and advancing an understanding of emotion regulation as a scientific construct...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emotional self-regulation in preschoolers: The interplay of child approach reactivity, parenting, and control capacities
    Tracy Dennis
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:84-97. 2006
    ..These effects, and those of child control capacities, depended on the level of child approach. The implications of reactivity-control interactions and parent-child goodness-of-fit for emotional self-regulation are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Self in context: autonomy and relatedness in Japanese and U.S. mother-preschooler dyads
    Tracy A Dennis
    New York University School of Medicine, Child Study Center, NY 10016, USA
    Child Dev 73:1803-17. 2002
    ..The results suggested an emphasis on autonomy in U.S. dyads and an emphasis on relatedness in Japanese dyads, but the interactions with task context revealed the coexistence of autonomy and relatedness...

Research Grants2

  1. Neurophysiological Predictors of Child Emotion Regulation
    Tracy Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For eight years, the applicant, Dr. Tracy Dennis, Ph.D., has used behavioral methods to study child emotion regulation...