Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

University of Maryland, College Park


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Alkire, D.A., Levitas, D., Warnell, K.R., & Redcay, E. (in press) Social interaction recruits mentalizing and reward systems in middle childhood. Human Brain Mapping.

Kirby, L.C., Moraczewski, D., Warnell, K.R., Velnoskey, K., & Redcay, E. (in press) Social network size relates to developmental neural sensitivity to biological motion. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

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

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

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

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. 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. 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. pdf

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

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

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

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