M R Gunnar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Child maltreatment and the developing HPA axis
    Amanda R Tarullo
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Horm Behav 50:632-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Social behavior correlates of cortisol activity in child care: gender differences and time-of-day effects
    K Tout
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Child Dev 69:1247-62. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol levels in children adopted from romanian orphanages
    M R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:611-28. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Social regulation of the cortisol levels in early human development
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:199-220. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Low cortisol and a flattening of expected daytime rhythm: potential indices of risk in human development
    M R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:515-38. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Foster children's diurnal production of cortisol: an exploratory study
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:189-97. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Bringing basic research on early experience and stress neurobiology to bear on preventive interventions for neglected and maltreated children
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 18:651-77. 2006
  8. pmc Cultural socialization in families with internationally adopted children
    Richard M Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, MN 55455, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:571-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems in postinstitutionalized internationally adopted children
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:129-48. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of therapeutic interventions for foster children on behavioral problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems
    Philip A Fisher
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:215-25. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Child maltreatment and the developing HPA axis
    Amanda R Tarullo
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Horm Behav 50:632-9. 2006
    ..Post-institutionalized children may provide a model to separate early adverse care histories from current adversity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social behavior correlates of cortisol activity in child care: gender differences and time-of-day effects
    K Tout
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Child Dev 69:1247-62. 1998
    ..The methodological and theoretical implications of these findings for the study of the development of hormone-behavior relations are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol levels in children adopted from romanian orphanages
    M R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:611-28. 2001
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  4. ncbi request reprint Social regulation of the cortisol levels in early human development
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:199-220. 2002
    ..Finally, the few studies of cortisol activity under conditions of neglectful and abusive care of young children are considered, noting that these often have yielded evidence of reduced rather than increased cortisol levels...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low cortisol and a flattening of expected daytime rhythm: potential indices of risk in human development
    M R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 13:515-38. 2001
    ..Lastly, we note that evidence of low cortisol under adverse early life conditions in humans adds to the importance of understanding the implications of hypocortisolism for health and development...
  6. ncbi request reprint Foster children's diurnal production of cortisol: an exploratory study
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:189-97. 2006
    ..These differences suggest that conditions associated with foster care interfere with children's ability to regulate neuroendocrine functioning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bringing basic research on early experience and stress neurobiology to bear on preventive interventions for neglected and maltreated children
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 18:651-77. 2006
    ..Finally, we discuss several considerations that should facilitate a more complete integration of basic research on early experience and stress neurobiology into preventive intervention strategies...
  8. pmc Cultural socialization in families with internationally adopted children
    Richard M Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, MN 55455, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:571-80. 2006
    ..Individual variations in cultural socialization also are discussed in terms of child development and shifting adoption attitudes and practices...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems in postinstitutionalized internationally adopted children
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:129-48. 2007
    ..Finally, children adopted from Russia/Eastern Europe appeared at greater risk of developing behavior problems in several domains compared to children adopted from other areas of the world...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of therapeutic interventions for foster children on behavioral problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems
    Philip A Fisher
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1094:215-25. 2006
    ..The interventions under investigation have produced evidence that it is possible to impact many areas that have been negatively affected by early stress, including HPA axis activity, behavior, and attachment to caregivers...
  11. pmc The International Adoption Project: population-based surveillance of Minnesota parents who adopted children internationally
    Wendy L Hellerstedt
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:162-71. 2008
    ..To conduct the first population-based surveillance in the United States of parents who adopted children from countries outside of the United States...
  12. pmc Effects of a therapeutic intervention for foster preschoolers on diurnal cortisol activity
    Philip A Fisher
    Oregon Social Learning Center, 10 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:892-905. 2007
    ..In sum, improvements in caregiving following early adversity appear to have the potential to reverse or prevent disruptions in HPA axis functioning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early care experiences and HPA axis regulation in children: a mechanism for later trauma vulnerability
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prog Brain Res 167:137-49. 2008
    ..What awaits study is whether periods of atypical cortisol levels and altered HPA function early in life, even if transient, impact brain development in ways that heighten vulnerability to PTSD in response to traumas experienced later...
  14. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol levels in children of low-income women with high depressive symptomatology
    Lia C H Fernald
    University of California, Berkeley, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA94720 7360, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:423-36. 2008
    ..These results suggest that among very low-income families, high maternal depressive symptoms are associated with hypoactivity of the HPA system in children, particularly boys...
  15. doi request reprint Early deprivation and home basal cortisol levels: a study of internationally adopted children
    Darlene A Kertes
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:473-91. 2008
    ..A structural equation model revealed that preadoption Deprived Care predicted Growth Delay at adoption and Growth Delay predicted higher morning cortisol levels and a larger diurnal cortisol decrease...
  16. ncbi request reprint It's not that bad: error introduced by oral stimulants in salivary cortisol research
    Nicole M Talge
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 47:369-76. 2005
    ..When used sparingly, oral stimulants can be employed without compromising the quality of salivary cortisol data...
  17. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in baseline cortisol activity in early childhood: relations with napping and effortful control
    Sarah E Watamura
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 45:125-33. 2004
    ..These results suggest that circadian regulation of the HPA axis continues to mature into the third year in humans, and that its maturation corresponds to aspects of behavioral development...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal betamethasone exposure on regulation of stress physiology in healthy premature infants
    Elysia Poggi Davis
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California Irvine, City Tower, 333 City Boulevard West, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:1028-36. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that antenatal corticosteroids suppress infants' HPA response to a stressor typically encountered in a neonatal intensive care situation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rising cortisol at childcare: relations with nap, rest, and temperament
    Sarah E Watamura
    Department in Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 40:33-42. 2002
    ..Factors other than daytime rest periods seem likely to account for the rise in cortisol across the childcare day, possibly factors involving the interactional demands of group settings during this developmental period...
  20. ncbi request reprint The anterior attention network: associations with temperament and neuroendocrine activity in 6-year-old children
    Elysia Poggi Davis
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0345, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 40:43-56. 2002
    ..However, these data also illustrate the multifaceted nature of effortful control and the need for care when attempting to understand the neural systems involved in the effortful regulation of behavior...
  21. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in children's cortisol response to the beginning of a new school year
    Jacqueline Bruce
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:635-50. 2002
    ..In contrast, shyness, which negatively contributes to Surgency, was positively correlated with evening change scores on the fifth day of school...
  22. ncbi request reprint Maternal panic disorder: infant temperament, neurophysiology, and parenting behaviors
    Susan L Warren
    George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:814-25. 2003
    ..To determine whether 4- and 14-month-old infants of mothers with panic disorder (PD) would be more likely to show differences in temperament, neurophysiology (salivary cortisol and sleep), and relationships with their mothers than controls...
  23. ncbi request reprint Morning-to-afternoon increases in cortisol concentrations for infants and toddlers at child care: age differences and behavioral correlates
    Sarah E Watamura
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 55455, USA
    Child Dev 74:1006-20. 2003
    ..Controlling age, teacher-reported social fearfulness predicted higher afternoon cortisol and larger cortisol increases across the day at child care. This phenomenon may indicate context-specific activation of the HPA axis early in life...
  24. ncbi request reprint Integrating neuroscience and psychological approaches in the study of early experiences
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1008:238-47. 2003
    ..In addition, however, anomalous findings and the challenge they pose in translating the basic neuroscience findings to human development are also discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adult attachment, parent emotion, and observed parenting behavior: mediator and moderator models
    Emma K Adam
    School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Child Dev 75:110-22. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Evening activities as a potential confound in research on the adrenocortical system in children
    Darlene A Kertes
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Child Dev 75:193-204. 2004
    ..These results show that in studies with children, nights on which participants engage in sport activities should be avoided when collecting ambulatory measures of salivary cortisol concentrations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Peer rejection, temperament, and cortisol activity in preschoolers
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, 51 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 43:346-58. 2003
    ..In these contexts, both direct and indirect pathways between temperament and cortisol need to be examined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tympanic membrane temperature and emotional dispositions in preschool-aged children: a methodological study
    Megan R Gunnar
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Child Dev 75:497-504. 2004
    ..TM asymmetry may be a phenotypic marker of vulnerability to negative emotionality, but measures obtained on one occasion may not reliably index the phenotype...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transition to child care: associations with infant-mother attachment, infant negative emotion, and cortisol elevations
    Lieselotte Ahnert
    Educational and Developmental Psychology, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Child Dev 75:639-50. 2004
    ..Attachments remained secure or became secure if mothers spent more days adapting their children to child care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparing observational software with paper and pencil for time-sampled data: a field test of Interval Manager (INTMAN)
    Jon Tapp
    Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Peabody Box 74, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Behav Res Methods 38:165-9. 2006
    ..Overall, the computer-assisted program was a more efficient and accurate data collection system for time-sampled data than the traditional method...
  31. doi request reprint Integrating biological measures into the design and evaluation of preventive interventions
    Dante Cicchetti
    Dev Psychopathol 20:737-43. 2008