Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

University of Maryland, College Park


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Smith, E., Condy, E., Anderson, A., Thurm, A., Manwaring, S.S., Swineford, L., Gandjbakhche, A., Redcay, E. (in press) Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Toddlers: neural differentiation of communicative cues and relation to future language abilities

Yarger, H., & Redcay, E. (2020). A conceptual model of risk and protective factors associated with internalizing symptoms in autism spectrum disorder: A scoping review, synthesis, and call for more research. Development and Psychopathology, 32(4), 1254-1272. full paper PDF

Alkire, D., Warnell, K.R., Kirby, L.A. et al. Explaining Variance in Social Symptoms of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord (2020). full paper PDF

Moraczewski, D., Nketia, J., & Redcay, E. (2020). Cortical temporal hierarchy is immature in middle childhood. NeuroImage, 116616. full paper PDF

McNaughton, K. & Redcay, E. (2020) Interpersonal Synchrony in Autism. Current Psychiatry Reports, 22:12. full paper PDF

Redcay, E. & Moraczewski, D. (2019). Social cognition in context: A naturalistic imaging approach full paper PDF

Warnell, K.R., & Redcay, E. (2019) Varied theory of mind measures do not form a unitary construct in childhood or adulthood. Cognition, 191: 103997 full paper PDF

Chen, G., Xiao, Y., Taylor, P.A., Riggins, T., Geng, F., Redcay, E., Cox, R.W. (2019) Handling multiplicity in neuroimaging through Bayesian lenses with multilevel modeling. Neuroinformatics, 17(4):515-545 full paper PDF

Redcay, E. & Schilbach, L. (2019) Using second-person neuroscience to elucidate the mechanisms of social interaction. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 20(8):495-505 full paper PDF

Morales, S., Bowman, L.C., Velnoskey, K.R., Fox, N.A., Redcay, E. (2019) An fMRI study of action observation and action execution in childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 37:100655 full paper PDF

Geng, F., Redcay, E., Riggins, T. (2019) The influence of age and performance on hippocampal function and the encoding of contextual information in early childhood. Neuroimage, 195:433-443 full paper PDF

Warnell, K.R., Maniscalco, S., Baker, S., Yi, R., Redcay, E. (2019) Social and delay discounting in autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research, 12(6):870-877 full paper PDF

Xiao, Y., Geng, F., Riggins, T., Chen, G., Redcay E. (2019) Neural correlates of developing theory of mind competence in early childhood. Neuroimage, 184:707-716. full paper PDF

Alkire, D.A., Levitas, D., Warnell, K.R., & Redcay, E. (2018) Social interaction recruits mentalizing and reward systems in middle childhood. Human Brain Mapping, 39:3928-3942. full paper PDF

Kirby, L.C., Moraczewski, D., Warnell, K.R., Velnoskey, K., & Redcay, E. (2018) Social network size relates to developmental neural sensitivity to biological motion. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 30:169-177

Redcay, E. & Warnell, K.R. (2018) A social-interactive neuroscience approach to understanding the developing brain. Advances in Child Development & Behavior, 54:1-44 pdf

Moraczewski, D., Chen, G., & Redcay, E. (2018) Inter-subject synchrony as an index of functional specialization in early childhood. Scientific Reports, 8(1):2252 full paper PDF

Warnell, K.R., Sadikova, E., Redcay, E. (2018) Let's chat: Developmental neural bases of social motivation during real-time peer interaction. Developmental Science, 21(3):e12581 full paper PDF

Warnell, K.R., Pecukonis, M., & Redcay, E. (2017) Developmental Relations Between Amygdala Volume and Anxiety Traits: Effects of Informant, Sex, and Age. Development and Psychopathology, 21:1-13.

Blankenship, D.L., Redcay, E., Dougherty, L.R., Riggins, T. (2017). Development of hippocampal functional connectivity during childhood. Human Brain Mapping, 38(1):182-201. full paper PDF

Redcay, E., Velnoskey, K., Rowe, M. (2016). Perceived communicative intent in gesture and language modulates the superior temporal sulcus. Human Brain Mapping, 37(10):3444-61. full paper PDF

Rice, K., Moraczewski, D., & Redcay, E. (2016). Perceived live interaction modulates the developing social brain. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(9):1354-62. full paper PDF

Rice, K., & Redcay, E. (2016). Interaction matters: A perceived social partner alters the neural response to human speech. Neuroimage, 129:480-488. full paper PDF

Rice, K., Anderson, L.C., Velnoskey, K., Thompson, J.C., Redcay, E. (2016) Biological motion perception links diverse facets of theory of mind in middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 146:238-246. full paper PDF

Riggins, T., Blankenship, S., Mulligan, L., Rice, K., Redcay, E. (2016) Developmental differences in relations between episodic memory and hippocampal subregion volume during early childhood. Child Development.

Redcay, E., Ludlum, R.S., Velnoskey, K., Kanwal, S. (2016) Communicative signals promote object recognition memory and modulate the posterior superior temporal sulcus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(1):8-19. full paper PDF

Riggins, T., Geng, F., Blankenship, S.L., & Redcay, E. (2016) Hippocampal functional connectivity and episodic memory in early childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 58-69. full paper PDF

Anderson, L.C., Rice, K., Chrabaszcz, J., & Redcay, E. (2015). Tracking the neurodevelopmental correlates of mental state inference in early childhood. Developmental Neuropsychology, 40(7-8):379-394. full paper PDF

Redcay, E. & Carlson, T.A (2015). Rapid neural discrimination of communicative gestures. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(4): 545-551. full paper PDF

Rice K & Redcay E (2015) Spontaneous mentalizing captures variability in the cortical thickness of social brain regions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(3).327-334. full paper PDF

Rice K, Viscomi B, Riggins R, Redcay E (2014) Amygdala volume linked to individual differences in mental state inference in early childhood and adulthood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 8:153-163. full paper PDF

Silk J, Redcay E, Fox N (2014) Contributions of social and affective neuroscience to our understanding of typical and atypical development. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 8:153-163 full paper PDF

Dufour N, Redcay E, Young L, Mavros PL, Moran JM, Triantafyllou C, Gabrieli JD, Saxe R (2013) Similar brain activation during false belief tasks in a large sample of adults with and without autism. Plos One, 8(9):e75468 full paper PDF

Redcay E, Moran JM, Mavros PL, Tager-Flusberg H, Gabrieli JD, Whitfield-Gabrieli, S (2013) Intrinsic functional network organization in high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Frontiers in Human Neurosciences, 7:573. full paper PDF

Redcay E, Rice K, Saxe R (2013) Interaction versus observation: A finer look at this distinction and its importance to autism. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 6:169 Link

Wagner JB, Hirsch SB, Vogel-Farley VK, Redcay E, Nelson CA (2013) Eye-tracking, autonomic, and electrophysiological correlates of emotional face processing in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. full paper PDF

Redcay E, Dodell-Feder D, Mavros PL, Kleiner M, Pearrow MJ, Gabrieli JDE, Saxe R (2013) Atypical brain activation patterns during a face-to-face interactive joint attention game in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Human Brain Mapping. 34(10): 2511-23 full paper PDF

Redcay E & Saxe R (2013). Do you see what I see? The neural bases of joint attention. In H.S. Terrace & J. Metcalfe (Eds.) Agency & joint attention. New York: Oxford University Press. full paper PDF

Redcay E & Saxe R (2013). Reduced neural sensitivity to online social interactions in autism. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (3263-3268). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. full paper PDF

Redcay E, Kleiner M, Saxe R (2012). Look at this: the neural correlates of initiating and responding to bids for joint attention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6(169). full paper PDF

Redcay E, O'Young D, Slevc LR, Mavros PL, Gabrieli JDE, Sinha P (2012). Gaze cues in complex, real-world scenes direct the attention of high-functioning adults with autism. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp.911-916) Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society full paper PDF

Dufour N, Redcay E, Young L, Mavros PL, Moran JM, Triantafyllou C, Saxe R (2012) What explains variability in brain regions associated with theory of mind in a large sample of neurotypical adults and adults with ASD? Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 312-317). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Redcay E, Dodell-Feder D, Pearrow MJ, Mavros PL, Kleiner M, Gabrieli JDE, Saxe R (2010). Live face-to-face interaction during fMRI: A new tool for social cognitive neuroscience. Neuroimage. 50: 1639-1647. full paper PDF

Redcay E & Courchesne E (2008). Deviant patterns of fMRI brain activity in response to speech in 2-3 year old children with autism spectrum disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 64(7): 589-598. full paper PDF

Pierce K & Redcay E (2008) Fusiform activation in autism is a matter of 'who'. Biological Psychiatry. 64(7): 552-560. full paper PDF

Redcay E, Haist F, Courchesne E (2008). Functional neuroimaging of speech perception during a pivotal period in language acquisition. Developmental Science. 11(2): 237-252. full paper PDF

Redcay E (2008) The superior temporal sulcus performs a common function for speech and social perception: Implications for the emergence of autism. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 32(1):123-142. full paper PDF

Courchesne E, Pierce K, Schumann CS, Redcay E, Buckwalter J, Kennedy DP, Morgan J (2007) Mapping early brain development in autism. Neuron. 56(2):399-413. full paper PDF

Redcay E, Kennedy DP, Courchesne E (2007) Functional MRI during natural sleep as a method to study brain function during early childhood. Neuroimage. 38(4):696-707. full paper PDF

Kennedy DP*, Redcay E*, Courchesne E (2006). Failing to deactivate: Resting functional abnormalities in autism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 103(21):8275-80. *Authors share first authorship Link

Courchesne E, Redcay E, Morgan JT, Kennedy DP (2005). Autism at the beginning: Microstructural and growth abnormalities underlying the cognitive and behavioral phenotype of autism. Development and Psychopathology. 17(3):577-97. full paper PDF

Redcay E & Courchesne E (2005). When is the brain enlarged in autism: A Meta-analysis of all brain size reports. Biological Psychiatry. 58(1):1-9. full paper PDF

Courchesne E, Redcay E, Kennedy DP (2004). The autistic brain: Birth through adulthood. Current Opinion in Neurology. 17(4):489-96. paper Abstract