Publications

2014 

Babirk, S., Rios, V., & Dennis, T.A.. The late positive potential predicts emotion regulatory behavior concurrently and two years later in children. Developmental Science.View Article

Dennis, T.A., Amodio, D., & O’Toole, L. Associations between parental ideology and neural sensitivity to cognitive conflict in children. Social Neuroscience.View Article

Solomon, B., O'Toole, L., Hong, M., & Dennis, T.A.. (2014). Negative Affectivity and EEG asymmetry interact to predict emotional interference on attention in early school-aged children. Brain and Cognition,87, 173-180.View Article

Dennis, T.A., & O’Toole, L.† (2014). Mental health on the go: Effects of a gamified attention bias modification mobile application in trait anxious adults. Clinical Psychological Science,2(2), 1-15.View Article

DeCicco, J. †, O’Toole, L. †, & Dennis, T.A. The Late Positive Potential as a Neural Signature for Cognitive Reappraisal in Children Developmental Neuropsychology, 39(7), 497-515.View Article

2013 

Kessel, E., Huselid, R., DeCicco, J.,& Dennis, T.A. (2013). Neurophysiological processing of emotion and parenting interact to predict inhibited behavior: an affective-motivational framework. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-14. View Article

O'Toole, L.J., DeCicco, J., Berthod, S., & Dennis, T.A.(2013). The N170 to Angry Faces Predicts Anxiety in Typically Devleoping Children Over a Two-Year Period. Developmental Neuropsychology,38(5), 352-363. View Article

2012                

Gokhan, N., Dennis, T.A., & Crossman, A. (2012). The role of intraverbals in assessing parent-child relationship. Psychological Record, 62, 207–224. View Article

DeCicco, J., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (2012). Neural correlates of cognitive reappraisal in children: An ERP study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 70-80. View Article

O’Toole, L.J., & Dennis, T.A. (2012). Attention training and the threat bias: An ERP study Brain and Cognition, 78, 63-73. View Article

Solomon, B., DeCicco, J., & Dennis, T.A. (2012). Emotional picture processing in children: An ERP study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 110-119. View Article

Dennis, T.A., Buss, K.A., Hastings, P.D. (Eds.; 2012). Physiological measures of emotion from a developmental perspective: State of the science. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 77(2).

Dennis, T.A., O’Toole, L., & DeCicco, J. (in press). Emotion Regulation from the Perspective of Developmental Neuroscience: What, Where, When, and Why. To be published in Karen Barrett (Ed.), The handbook of self-regulatory processes. New York: Taylor and Francis. View Article

2011

Birk, J.L., Dennis, T.A., Shin, L.M., & Urry, H.L. (2011). Threat-related facilitation of executive control efficiency during state anxiety, Emotion, 11, 1291-1304..View Article

Brooker, R., Buss, K.A., Dennis, T.A. (2011). Error-monitoring brain activity is associated with affective behaviors in young children, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 141-152.View Article

Buss, K.A., Dennis, T.A., Brooker, R., & Sippel, L.M.(2011). An ERP study of conflict monitoring in 4–8-year old children: Associations with temperament. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1, 131-140. View Article

O’Toole, L.J., DeCicco, J., & Dennis, T.A.(2011). The impact of task-irrelevant emotional stimuli on attention in three domains, Emotion, 11, 1322-1330.View Article

2010                

Blair, C., & Dennis, T.A. (2010). An optimal balance: Emotion-cognition integration in context. In S. Calkins & M. Bell (Eds.), Child development at the intersection of emotion and cognition (pp. 17-35). Washington, DC: APA Books. View Article

Dennis, T.A. (Ed., 2010). Introduction to the Special issue on neurophysiological markers for emotion and emotion regulation. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35, 125-128. View Article

Dennis, T.A. (2010). Neurophysiological markers for emotion regulation from the perspective of emotion-cognition integration: Current directions and future challenges. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35, 212-230.View Article

Dennis, T.A., Hong, M., & Solomon, B. (2010). Do associations between exuberance and emotion regulation depend on effortful control? International Journal of Behavioral Development, 34(5), 462 – 472. View Article

Dennis, T.A., & Solomon, B. (2010). Frontal EEG and emotion regulation: Electrocortical activity in response to emotional film clips is associated with reduced mood induction and attention interference effects. Biological Psychology, 85, 456-464. View Article

2009                

Dennis, T.A., Malone, M., & Chen, C. (2009).  Emotional face processing and emotion regulation in children: An ERP study. Developmental Neuropsychology, 34, 1-18. View Article

Dennis, T.A., & Chen, C. (2009). Trait anxiety and conflict monitoring following threat: An ERP study. Psychophysiology, 46, 122-131. View Article

Dennis, T.A., Cole, P.M., Wiggins, C., & Zalewski , M.T. (2009). The functional organization of preschool age children's emotion expressions and actions in challenging situations. Emotion, 9, 520-520. View Article

Dennis, T.A., & Hajcak, G. (2009). The late positive potential: a neurophysiological marker for emotion regulation in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 1373-1383. View Article

Dennis, T.A., & Kelemen, D.A. (2009). Preschool children’s views on emotion regulation: Functional associations and implications for social-emotional adjustment. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 33, 243-252. View Article

Hajcak, G., & Dennis, T.A. (2009). Brain potentials during affective picture processing in children. Biological Psychology, 80, 333-338. View Article

2008                

Cole, P.M., Dennis, T.A., & Smith-Simon, K.E., & Cohen, L.H. (2008). Preschoolers’ emotion regulation strategy understanding: Relations with emotion socialization and child self-regulation. Social Development, 18, 324-352. View Article

Cole, P. M., Dennis, T.A., Martin, S. E., & Hall, S. E. (2008). Emotion regulation and the early development of psychopathology. In M. Vandekerckhove, C. von Scheve, S. Ismer, S. Jung, & S. Kronast (Eds.), Regulating emotions: Social necessity and biological inheritance (pp. 171-188). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing. View Article

Dennis, T.A., Chen, C., & McCandliss, B.M. (2008). Threat-related attentional biases: An analysis  of three attention systems. Depression and Anxiety,1-10. View Article

 2007                

Dennis, T.A. (2007). Interactions between emotion regulation strategies and affective style: Implications for trait anxiety versus depressed mood. Motivation and Emotion, 31, 200-207. View Article

 Dennis, T.A., Brotman, L.M., Huang, K., & Gouley, K.K. (2007). Effortful control, social competence, and adjustment problems in children at risk for psychopathology. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 442-454. View Article

 Dennis, T.A., & Chen, C. (2007). Emotional face processing and attention performance in three domains: Neurophysiological mechanisms and moderating effects of trait anxiety. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 65, 10-19. View Article

 Dennis, T.A., & Chen, C. (2007). Neurophysiological mechanisms in the emotional modulation of attention: The balance between threat-sensitivity and attentional control. Biological Psychology, 76, 1-10. View Article

 Dennis, T.A., Talih, M., Cole, P.M., Zahn-Waxler, C, & Mizuta, I. (2007). The socialization of autonomy and relatedness: Sequential verbal exchanges in Japanese and U.S. mother-preschooler dyads. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 38, 729-749. View Article

2006                

Dennis, T., Bendersky, M., & Lewis, M. (2006). Reactivity and regulation in preschoolers prenatally exposed to cocaine. Developmental Psychology, 42, 688-697. View Article

 Dennis, T. (2006). Emotional self regulation in preschoolers: The interplay of child temperamental approach reactivity, control capacities, and parenting. Developmental Psychology, 42, 84-97. View Article

2005  

Brotman, L.M., Gouley, K.K., Chesir-Teran, D., Dennis, T.A., Klein, R.G., & Shrout, P. (2005). Prevention for preschoolers at high risk for conduct problems: Immediate outcomes on parenting practices and child social competence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 724-732. View Article              

Miller, L.S., Gouley, K.K., Chesir-Teran, D., Dennis, T.A., Klein, R.G., & Shrout, P. (2005). Prevention for preschoolers at high risk for conduct problems: Immediate outcomes on parenting practices and child social competence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 724-732. View Article

2004                

Cole, P.M., Martin, S.E., & Dennis, T.A. (2004). Emotion regulation as a scientific construct: Challenges and directions for child development research. Child Development, 75, 317-333. View Article

2003                

Dennis, T.A., & Miller, L.S. (2003). Effortful control, attention, and aggressive behavior in preschoolers at risk for conduct problems. In J.A. King, C.F. Ferris, and I.I. Lederhendler (Eds.), Annals of the New York Academy of Science: Roots of Mental Illness in Children, 1008, 252-255. View Article

2002                

Dennis, T.A., Cole, P.M., Zahn-Waxler, C, & Mizuta, I. (2002). Self in context: Autonomy and relatedness in Japanese and U.S. mother-preschooler dyads. Child Development, 73, 1803-1817. View Article

1998                

Cole, P.M., & Dennis, T.A. (1998).  Variations on a theme: Culture and the meaning of socialization practices and child competence. Psychological Inquiry, 9, 276-278. View Article

Recent Posters
Berthod, S., Simmons, A., O'Toole, L., & Dennis, T.A. (2013, October). Emotional Context and Error Monitoring in Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Poster session presented at the 53rd annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Florence, IT. Download

O’Toole, L. J., Quintero, J., Ahmed, S., Rieder, J., & Dennis, T. A. (2013, October). Attention bias modification in high trait anxious adults: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the 53rd annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Florence, IT.Download

Dennis, T. A.,Dunn, E., Simmons, A.,& Ahmed, S.(2013, May). There's an App for That: A Pilot Test of an Anxiety- and Stress-Reduction App. Poster session presented at the 25th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science., Washington, DC.Download

Dennis, T.A. (2013, April). Neurophysiological Predictors of Developing Social-Emotional Responses. Discussant for symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Dennis, T.A. (Chair, 2013, April). Social-Emotional Development in Context: Transactions between Child Physiology and Parenting. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Kessel, E., Farmer-Huselid, R., Decicco, J., &Dennis, T.A. (2013, April). Intrinsic and extrinsic contributions to the regulation of behavior in anxiety-related contexts. Talk presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

Babkirk, S., Rios, V., DeCicco, J., &Dennis, T.A. (2013, April). Adaptive emotion regulation in school-aged children: A biobehavioral study. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.

O’Toole, L. J. &Dennis, T. A. (2013, April). Bias towards and away from threat: Implications for attention bias modification. Poster session presented at the 33rd annual convention of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, La Jolla, CA.

Dennis, T.A. &DeCicco, J.M. (2012, September). Reappraisal from the cradle to the rocking chair: ERP studies of cognitive emotion regulation across the lifespan. Symposium talk presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

Dennis, T.A., DeCicco, J.M., O’Toole, L., &Berthod, S. (2012, September). Individual differences in emotion regulation and anxiety in school-aged children: Continuity, change, and neurophysiological markers. Symposium talk presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

DeCicco, J.M., Medina, A., Rios, V., &Dennis, T.A. (2012, September). Cognitive emotion regulation and aging: A neurophysiological study using the late positive potential. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

Dunn, E., DeCicco, J.M., & Dennis, T.A. (2012, September). Social media use and emotional biases: An ERP study. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

Berthod, S., DeCicco, J.M., Simmons, A., &Dennis, T.A. (2012, September). Effects of emotion and cue validity on executive attention performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

O’Toole, L., Medina, A., Babkirk, S., &Dennis, T. A. (2012, September). Attention bias modification and stress reactivity: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the 52nd annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, LA.

O’Toole, L., Rios, V., Mayhew, A., &Dennis, T. A. (2012, April). Changes in stress reactivity following attention bias modification. Poster session presented at the 32nd annual convention of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Washington, DC.

Berthod, S., O'Toole, L., DeCicco, J., &Dennis, T.A. (2011, September). The N170 during emotional face processing and attention: A developmental perspective. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Boston, MA.

O’Toole, L. &Dennis, T. A. (2011, September). Attention training to reduce the threat bias: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the 51st annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Boston, MA.

DeCicco, J., Ramirez, H., Berthod, S., &Dennis, T. (2011, September). Neural correlates of cognitive reappraisal in school-aged children: An ERP study. Presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Boston, MA.

Medina,A., DeCicco, J., Solomon,B., &Dennis, T.A. (2011, September). The effects of emotional processing on the late positive potential in children, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Psychophysiological Research in Boston, Massachusetts.

Solomon, B., Medina, A., O'Toole, L., &Dennis, T.A. (2011, September). Conflict monitoring and attention performance: a child ERP study, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Psychophysiological Research in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dennis, T.A. (2011, April). Temperment and attentional biases: An Electrophysiological Perspective. Talk presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Kessel, E. M., Hong, M., DeCicco, J.M., Ramirez, H., Saunders, L.V. & Dennis, T.A. (2011, April). Parent child goodness-of-fit: a neurophysiological study. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Solomon, B., DeCicco, J.M., O’Toole, L., Tropea, M., & Dennis, T.A. (2011, April). Emotional picture processing in children: An ERP study. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

DeCicco, J., Ramirez, H., Solomon, B., Berthod, S., Hong, M., & Dennis, T.A. (2011, April). Neural correlates of emotion regulation in children: Links with emotional adjustment. Poster presented at the bienniel meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Hong, M., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (2011, April). Exuberance and emotion regulation in children: An ERP study. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Saunders, L. V., Solomon, B., Powers, A., Kessel, E. M., & Dennis, T. (2011, April). Executive functioning and temperamental inhibition as predictors of deception in children. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Dennis, T.A. (2010, October). ERP measures of anxiety-related attentional biases in children. Talk presented at the 50th annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, OR.

DeCicco, J.M., Hong, M., Powers, A., Hajcak, G., Bonanno, G.A., & Dennis, T.A. (2010, October). The late positive potential as a predictor of long-term emotional memory. Poster session presented at the 50th annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, OR.

Kessel, E., Dobrich, O., Powers, A., Saunders, L. & Dennis, T. (2010, September). The late positive potential as a neural marker for the positivity bias in exuberant children. Poster presented at The Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Convention, Portland, OR.

O’Toole, L., Klimova, A., Dennis, T. A. (2010, October). Attention Training and the Threat Bias: An ERP Study. Poster session presented at the 50th annual convention of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, OR.

Solomon, B., Hong, M., Klimova, A., Powers, A., & Dennis, T.A. (2010, October). Child exuberance moderates the impact of EEG asymmetry on attention performance. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Eugene, OR.

Dennis, T.A. (Chair, 2010, May). Physiological Measures of Anxiety-Related Attentional Disruptions: Risk, Resilience, and Biomarkers. Symposium presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, Massachusetts.

Dennis, T.A. (2010, May). Physiological measures of anxiety-related attentional biases in children. Talk presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, Massachusetts.

DeCicco, J., O’Toole, L., Dennis, T.A. (2010, May). The late positive potential and anxiety-related attentional biases. Talk presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, Massachusetts.

Hong, M., Solomon, B., Klimova, A., & Dennis, T.A. (2010, May). Positive emotions interfere with attention: An EEG asymmetry study with children. Poster presented at the 22nd annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

O’Toole, L., DeCicco, J., & Dennis, T.A. (2010, May). Emotional interference on executive attention: Effects of anxiety, salience, and task difficulty. Poster presented at the 22nd annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Powers, A., Saunders, L., Kessel, E., Dobrich, O., Haroz, E., Dennis, T.A. (2010, May). The late positive potential varies with observed behavioral inhibition in school-aged children. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

O’Toole, L., Hong, M., & Dennis, T.A. (2010, March). State anxiety and attention performance following distracting threat stimuli: Facilitation or disruption? Poster session presented at the 30th annual convention of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Baltimore, MD.

Lamm, C., DeCicco, J., & Dennis, T. A. (2009, October). ERP marker of emotion regulation: An individual differences study. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.

DeCicco, J., Hong, M., Otap, D., Hajcak, G., Bonanno, G., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, October). The late positive potential as a biomarker for attentional biases. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Convention, Berlin, Germany. 

Hong, M., DeCicco, J., Haroz, E., & Dennis, T. A. (2009, October). The late positive potential as a biomarker for gender differences in affective processing related to emotion regulation. Poster presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Convention, Berlin, Germany. 

O'Toole, L., Reuland, M., Monde, K., Syroyezhkin, A., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, October). Changes in the late positive potential predict attention training effects on the threat bias. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, DE.

Augello, J., O'Toole, L., Hajcak, G., Bonanno, G., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, June). The late positive potential varies with trait anxiety. Poster presented at the 3rd annual meeting of Tufts University's Conference on Emerging Trends in Behavioral, Affectice, Social, and Cognitive (BASC) Neurosciences, Medford, MA.

Augello, J., Solomon, B., Haroz, E., Hajack, G., Bonanno, G., Dennis, T.A. (2009, May). The late positive potential is sensitive to individual differences in trait anxiety. Poster presented at the 21st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Hong, M., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, May). The N170 and emotional face processing in children. Poster session presented at the 21st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

O’Toole, L., Reuland, M., Lamm, C., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, May). Induced attentional biases affect performance on the dot probe task. Poster session presented at the 21st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Hong, M., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, April). The late positive potential as a marker for child emotion regulation strategies. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Hong, M., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, April). The late positive potentional as a neural marker for child emotion regulation strategies. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Dudina, T., Mallozi, L.L., Klimova, A., Hong, M., & Dennis, T.A. (2009, April). Letting children be heard: Assertiveness in preschoolers. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Augello, J., O'Toole, L., Chen, C., Hajcak, G., Bonanno, G., & Dennis, T.A. (2008, October). The late positive potential predicts long-term memory for emotional pictures viewed during a directed emotion regulation task. Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX.

Buss, K.A., Dribin, A.E., Brooker, R.J., Interrante, J., & Dennis, T.A. (2008, October). Using RSA and ERP to measure regulatory processes in fearful toddlers and young children. In H. L. Urry (Chair), Emotion regulation and individual differences in the developing child. Talk presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX.

Dennis, T.A., Hajcak, G., & Lamm, C. (2008, October). ERP correlates of attention towards emotion: Implications for Emotion Regulation. In H. L. Urry (Chair), Emotion regulation and individual differences in the developing child. Talk presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX.

Solomon, B., Augello, J., Hong, M., Dennis, T.A. (2008, October). Anxiety and emotional face processing: Individual differences in the N170 to fearful faces and attention performance. Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX.

Augello, J.M., Chen, C., Hajcak, G., Bonanno, G., & Dennis, T.A. (May, 2008). The late positive potential as a neural marker for the emotional facilitation of memory. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Chen, C., Hong, M., Solomon, B., & Dennis, T.A. (May, 2008). Trait anxiety and conflict monitoring following threat: An ERP study. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Dennis, T.A. (chair, May, 2008). Neural markers for emotion regulation across the lifespan: Implications for well-being. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Dennis, T.A. (May, 2008). ERP markers for emotion regulation in children and adults. Talk presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Hong, M., Dudina, T., Cowen, S., & Dennis, T.S. (May, 2008). Emotional tone and organization as a measure of emotion regulation in preschoolers.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Mallozzi, L., Johnson, W., Cappucio, S., & Dennis, T.A. (May, 2008). Mother-child verbal reciprocity predicts increased latency to approach social novelty in preschoolers. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Solomon, B., Chen, C., Tiewul, T., & Dennis, T.A. (May, 2008). Right posterior EEG activation predicts reduced emotional distraction during an attention task. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Dennis, T.A. & Buss, K.A. (co-chairs, March, 2008). Which physiological measures should be used in the study of emotion regulation? Roundtable discussion presented at the biennial International Conference on Infancy Studies,Vancouver, CA.

Dennis, T.A. (Chair, 2007, October). Neurophysiological markers for emotion regulation. Symposium presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Savannah, GA.

Dennis, T.A. (2007, October). ERP  markers for the cognitive control of emotion: Implications for emotion regulation. Talk presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Savannah, GA.

Chen, C., & Dennis, T. A. Solomon, B., & Tiewul, T. (2007, May). Early stages of emotional face processing and attention performance: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC. Download >

Dennis, T.A. (Chair, 2007, May). An individual differences approach to the study of child emotional regulation and competence. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington,DC.

Dennis, T.A. (2007, May). Neural markers for child emotion regulation. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Dennis, T. A., Chen, C., Hong, M., & Tiewul, T. (2007, May). ERP markers for the affective recruitment of cognitive control: Implications for attention and emotion regulation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY. Download >

Cushing-Savvi, A. D., Campos, M., Laws, H., & Dennis, T. A. (2007, March). Preschooler's attempts at regulation of discrete emotions: How emotions organize regulatory behaviors. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Malone, M., Chen, C.-C., Abrams, L., Blackmer, T., Hong, M., Solomon, B., Tiewul, T., & Dennis, T. A. (2007, March).Emotional processing biases in young children: Implications for emotion regulation and attention. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Myftaraj, L., Malone, M., & Dennis, T. A. (2007, March). The influence of attentional control on preschoolers' ability to persist in frustrating situations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Dennis, T.A., Chen, C., Malone, M., Nolan, T., & Parker, M. (2006, May). Trait anxiety versus depression: Distinct associations with ERP measures of emotional processing and attention. Poster presented at the meeting of Association of Psychological Science, New York, NY. Download >

Dennis, T.A., & Gonzalez, N. (2005, April). Emotional self-regulation in preschoolers: The interplay between approach reactivity and control processes. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia. Download >

Cole, P.M., Dennis, T.A., Martin, S.A. (2004, July). Emotion regulation: A scientific conundrum. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Ghent, Belgium. Download >

Dennis, T.A. (2003, April). Motivation and the socialization of self-regulation. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL. Download >

Dennis, T.A., & Brotman, L.M. (2003, March). Effortful control: Linkages with attention and conduct problems. Poster session presented at the New York Academy of Sciences, Roots of Mental Illness in Children, New York, NY.Download >

Dennis, T.A., Cole, P.M., Cohen, L.H. (2002, November). Motivational links between maternal and child emotion during a frustration. Poster session presented at the New York Academy of Sciences, Emotions Inside Out: 130 Years After Darwin’s The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals, New York, NY. Download >

Cole, P.M., Dennis, T.A., & Cohen, L.H. (2001, April). Emotion regulation and understanding in 3- and 4-year-olds. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.Download >

Dennis, T.A., & Kelemen, D. (1999, April). Can I feel happy when I feel bad?: Children's understanding of the intentional control of emotion. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC. Download >

Unpublished Coding Manuals

Dennis, T.A. & Cole, P.M. (2004). Approach/Avoidance Child Self-Regulation Coding System. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State University. Unpublished research manual.

Dennis, T.A. & Cole, P.M. (2001). Approach/Avoidance Parenting Coding System. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State University. Unpublished research manual.

Cole, P.M. & Dennis, T.A. (2000). The Preschooler Emotion Project (PEP) Emotion regulation Puppet Procedure. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State University. Unpublished research protocol.

Dennis, T.A. & Cole, P.M. (1999). Mother-Child Independence/Interdependence Behavioral Coding System. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State University. Unpublished research manual.

Unpublished Manuscripts
Dennis, T.A. (2001). The self, views of the world, and the socialization of self regulation. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. The Pennsylvania State University.