Koraly Perez-Edgar

Summary

Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Variations in the serotonin-transporter gene are associated with attention bias patterns to positive and negative emotion faces
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Biol Psychol 83:269-71. 2010
  2. pmc Attention biases to threat and behavioral inhibition in early childhood shape adolescent social withdrawal
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Emotion 10:349-57. 2010
  3. pmc Attention biases to threat link behavioral inhibition to social withdrawal over time in very young children
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:885-95. 2011
  4. pmc Salivary cortisol levels and infant temperament shape developmental trajectories in boys at risk for behavioral maladjustment
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:916-25. 2008
  5. pmc Temperamental contributions to children's performance in an emotion-word processing task: a behavioral and electrophysiological study
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Brain Cogn 65:22-35. 2007
  6. pmc Attention alters neural responses to evocative faces in behaviorally inhibited adolescents
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, USA
    Neuroimage 35:1538-46. 2007
  7. pmc Patterns of sustained attention in infancy shape the developmental trajectory of social behavior from toddlerhood through adolescence
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1723-30. 2010
  8. pmc Stable early maternal report of behavioral inhibition predicts lifetime social anxiety disorder in adolescence
    Andrea Chronis-Tuscano
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:928-35. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and electrophysiological markers of selective attention in children of parents with a history of depression
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:1131-8. 2006
  10. pmc Speech presentation cues moderate frontal EEG asymmetry in socially withdrawn young adults
    Claire Cole
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Brain Cogn 78:156-62. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Threat and Attention in Adolescent Anxiety
    Koraly Perez Edgar; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Variations in the serotonin-transporter gene are associated with attention bias patterns to positive and negative emotion faces
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Biol Psychol 83:269-71. 2010
    ..The data indicate a linear relation between 5-HTTLPR allelic status and attention biases to emotion, demonstrating a genetic mechanism for biased attention using ecologically valid stimuli that target socioemotional adaptation...
  2. pmc Attention biases to threat and behavioral inhibition in early childhood shape adolescent social withdrawal
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Emotion 10:349-57. 2010
    ..In addition, attention bias to threat moderated the relation between childhood BI and adolescent social withdrawal...
  3. pmc Attention biases to threat link behavioral inhibition to social withdrawal over time in very young children
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:885-95. 2011
    ..The data provide further support for models associating attention with socioemotional development and the later emergence of clinical anxiety...
  4. pmc Salivary cortisol levels and infant temperament shape developmental trajectories in boys at risk for behavioral maladjustment
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:916-25. 2008
    ..The data suggested that there are unique biobehavioral mechanisms shaping specific patterns of maladjustment in childhood...
  5. pmc Temperamental contributions to children's performance in an emotion-word processing task: a behavioral and electrophysiological study
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Brain Cogn 65:22-35. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that performance on an auditory selective attention task can assist in identifying underlying patterns of affective processing...
  6. pmc Attention alters neural responses to evocative faces in behaviorally inhibited adolescents
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, USA
    Neuroimage 35:1538-46. 2007
    ..These patterns of reactivity may help sustain early temperamental biases over time and contribute to the observed relation between BI and anxiety...
  7. pmc Patterns of sustained attention in infancy shape the developmental trajectory of social behavior from toddlerhood through adolescence
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1723-30. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that early individual differences in attention shape how children respond to their social environments, potentially via attention's gate-keeping role in framing a child's environment for processing...
  8. pmc Stable early maternal report of behavioral inhibition predicts lifetime social anxiety disorder in adolescence
    Andrea Chronis-Tuscano
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:928-35. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that stable BI would predict the presence of adolescent psychiatric diagnoses, specifically SAD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and electrophysiological markers of selective attention in children of parents with a history of depression
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 60:1131-8. 2006
    ..Children of parents with childhood-onset depression (COD) are at increased risk for socioemotional difficulties. This study examined potential differences in selective attention as a function of parental COD...
  10. pmc Speech presentation cues moderate frontal EEG asymmetry in socially withdrawn young adults
    Claire Cole
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Brain Cogn 78:156-62. 2012
    ..These results suggest that contextual affective cues may prime an individual's response to stress, particularly if they illustrate or substantiate an anticipated negative event...
  11. pmc The relation between electroencephalogram asymmetry and attention biases to threat at baseline and under stress
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Brain Cogn 82:337-43. 2013
    ..Thus, the data may reflect the unique role of frontal regions, particularly the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, in cognitive control and threat detection, coupled with ruminative processes associated with alpha activity...
  12. doi request reprint The role of temperament in somatic complaints among young female adults
    Deepti Gupta
    George Mason University, USA
    J Health Psychol 17:26-35. 2012
    ..These findings create a more comprehensive view of the temperament-somatization link by predicting a pattern of somatic behavior rather than individual symptom complaints...
  13. ncbi request reprint Different psychophysiological and behavioral responses elicited by frustration in pediatric bipolar disorder and severe mood dysregulation
    Brendan A Rich
    Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, NIMH Mood and Anxiety Program, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:309-17. 2007
    ..e., a history of at least one manic or hypomanic episode with euphoric mood) as well as those with no diagnosis (i.e., healthy comparison children)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of reward, punishment, and frustration on attention in pediatric bipolar disorder
    Brendan A Rich
    Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, Mood and Anxiety Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1255, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:532-9. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that frustration adversely impacts attention and behavior in children with bipolar disorder (BPD)...

Research Grants2

  1. Threat and Attention in Adolescent Anxiety
    Koraly Perez Edgar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Work, such as this proposed research program, will help contribute to attempts to treat and prevent anxiety in adolescents. ..