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Refereed Articles

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  • Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (In Revision). The development of object construction from infancy through toddlerhood.
  • Gonzalez, S.L., & Nelson, E.L. (In Revision). Measuring comprehension in diverse Hispanic infants using the Mexican-Spanish CDI.
  • Nelson, E.L., & Kendall, G.A. (In Press). Goal-directed tail use in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris) is highly lateralized. Journal of Comparative Psychology.

  • Nelson, E.L., Berthier, N.E., & Konidaris, G.D. (6 Sept 2017). Handedness and reach-to-place kinematics in adults: Left-handers are not reversed right-handers. Journal of Motor Behavior. doi: 10.1080/0022895.2017.1363698. Download paper
  • Nelson, E.L., Gonzalez, S.L., Coxe, S., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., & Michel, G.F. (2017). Toddler hand preference trajectories predict 3-year language outcome. Developmental Psychobiology, 59 (7), 876-887. doi: 10.1002/dev.21560. Abstract
  • Boeving, E.R., Belnap, S.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2017). Embraces are lateralized in spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). American Journal of Primatology, 79:e22654. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22654. Abstract

  • Michel, G.F., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., & Babik, I. (2016). Infant hand preference and the development of cognitive abilities. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:410. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00410. Download paper

  • [Reprinted 2017 in P. Hauf & K. Libertus (Eds.), Motor Skills and Their Foundational Role for Perceptual, Social, and Cognitive Development (pp. 10-15). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.] Download Ebook

  • Gonzalez, S.L., Reeb-Sutherland, B.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2016). Quantifying motor experience in the infant brain: EEG coherence, power and mu desynchronization. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:216. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00216. Download paper
  • [Reprinted 2017 in P. Hauf & K. Libertus (Eds.), Motor Skills and Their Foundational Role for Perceptual, Social, and Cognitive Development (pp. 278-283). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.] Download Ebook

  • Nelson, E.L., & Boeving, E.R. (2015). Precise digit use increases the expression of handedness in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). American Journal of Primatology, 77, 1253-1262. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22478. Abstract
  • Gonzalez, S.L., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). Addressing the gap: A blueprint for studying bimanual hand preference in infants. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:560. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00560. Download paper

  • Boeving, E.R., Lacreuse, A., Hopkins, W.D., Phillips, K.A., Novak, M.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). Handedness influences intermanual transfer in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) but not rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Experimental Brain Research, 233, 829-837. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-014-4158-8. Abstract
  • Nelson, E.L., Figueroa, A., Albright, S.N., & Gonzalez, M.F. (2015). Evaluating handedness measures in spider monkeys. Animal Cognition, 18 (1), 345-353. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-014-0805-5. Abstract

  • Nelson, E.L., Konidaris, G.D., & Berthier, N.E. (2014). Hand preference status and reach kinematics in infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 37 (4), 615-623. DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2014.08.013. Abstract

  • Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2014). Early handedness in infancy predicts language ability in toddlers. Developmental Psychology, 50, 809-814. DOI: 10.1037/a0033803. Abstract

  • Michel, G.F., Babik, I., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Marcinowski, E.C. (2013). How the development of handedness could contribute to the development of language. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 608-620. DOI: 10.1002/dev.21121. Abstract
  • Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2013). Unimanual to bimanual: Tracking the development of handedness from 6 to 24 months. Infant Behavior and Development, 36 (2), 181-188. DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.01.009. Abstract


Book Chapters

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  • Michel, G.F., Marcinowski, E.C., Babik, I., Campbell, J.M., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). An interdisciplinary biopsychosocial perspective on psychological development. In S.D. Calkins (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Development: Biopsychosocial Perspectives (pp. 427-446). Guilford Publications. Buy book
  • Michel, G.F., Nelson, E.L., Babik, I., Campbell, J.M., & Marcinowski, E.C. (2013). Multiple trajectories in the developmental psychobiology of human handedness. In R.M. Lerner & J.B. Benson (Eds.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 45: Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental System Part B: Ontogenetic Dimensions (pp. 227-260). Elsevier: Academic Press. Abstract


Conference Poster Reprints

  • ISDP 2017 - Washington, D.C.
    Pavon, N., Taylor, M.A., Fajardo, M.E., Coxe, S., Michel, G.F., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, November). Developmental trajectories for fully role-differentiated bimanual manipulation in infants. Poster to be presented at the 50th meeting of the International Society on Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, D.C., USA. Download poster

    Gonzalez, S.L., Fajardo, M.E., Hart, K.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, November). Improved fine motor skills and school readiness in pre-kindergarteners after summer treatment program. Poster to be presented at the 50th meeting of the International Society on Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, D.C., USA. Download poster

    Taylor, M.A., Seidler, A.T., Simpson, E.A., Ferrari, P.F., Sclafani, V., Suomi, S.J., Konidaris, G.D., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, November). Patterns of reaching in infant rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Poster to be presented at the 50th meeting of the International Society on Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, D.C., USA. Download poster
  • CO3 2017 - Melbourne, FL
    Kendall, G.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, April). Goal-directed tail use in Colombian spider monkeys is highly lateralized. Poster presented at the 24th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, USA. Download poster
  • CURFIU 2017 - Miami, FL
    Seidler, A.T., Taylor, M.A., Simpson, E.A., Suomi, S.J., Konidaris, G.D., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, March). Reaching kinematics in infant rhesus monkeys Macaca mulatta. Poster presented at the Conference for Undergraduate Research at Florida International University in Miami, FL. Download poster

    Torres, E., Gonzalez, S.L., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, March). A comparison of Hispanic infant populations on vocabulary size. Poster presented at the Conference for Undergraduate Research at Florida International University in Miami, FL. Download poster
  • SFP 2017 - Loxahatchee, FL
    Taylor, M.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, February). Laterality in Colombian spider monkey infants (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). Poster presented at the South Florida Primatology annual meeting in Loxahatchee, FL. Download poster

    Kendall, G.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2017, February). Problem solving in Colombian spider monkeys. Poster presented at the South Florida Primatology annual meeting in Loxahatchee, FL. Download poster
  • ISDP 2016 - San Diego, CA
    Gonzalez, S.L., Nelson, E.L., Latta, J., Campbell, J.M, Marcinowski, E.C., & Michel, G.F. (2016, November). Consistent preschool hand preference predicts language skills at 5 years of age. Developmental Psychobiology, 58, S1, S18. Download poster
  • FIU McNair Research Scholars Conference 2016 - Miami, FL
    Fajardo, M.E., Gonzalez, S.L., Hart, K.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2016, October). Summer Treatment Program for PreKindergarteners improves fine motor skills. Poster presented at the McNair Research Scholars Conference in Miami, FL. Download poster
  • ASP/IPS 2016 - Chicago, IL
    Boeving, E.R., Kendall, G.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2016, August). Tails in context: Implications for laterality in the Colombian spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). Poster presented at the joint American Society of Primatology/International Primatological Society meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Download poster
  • ICIS 2016 - New Orleans, LA
    Nelson, E.L., & Neuman, S. (2016, May). Development of reaching and grasping in infant and adult Colombian spider monkeys. Poster presented in the featured symposium “From robots to monkeys to human infants: Integrating different disciplines to understand early motor development” at the XX Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Download poster

    Gonzalez, S. L., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., & Michel, G.F. (2016, May). Consistency in handedness over 6 to 60 months is linked to school readiness. Poster presented at the XX Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Download poster

    Hartstein, L., Agrawal, V., Nelson, E.L., & Berthier, N.E. (2016, May). Hand preference is related to hand skill at 2 years. Poster presented at the XX Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Download poster
  • VCU UROP 2016 - Richmond, VA
    Syed, G., Marcinowski, E.C., Dusing, S.C., Michel, G.F., & Nelson, E.L. (2016, April). The relation between infant construction strategy and language development in toddlers. Poster presented at the VCU Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Richmond, VA, USA. Download poster
  • C03 2016 - Melbourne, FL
    Boeving, E.R., Kendall, G.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2016, April). Socio-behavioral asymmetries in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). Poster presented at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL, USA. Download poster
  • SSHD 2015 - Austin, TX, USA
    Gonzalez, S. L., & Nelson, E.L. (2015, October). Renorming the IDHC:PG for diverse Hispanic populations. Poster presentation given at the Society for the Study of Human Development 9th Biennial Scientific Meeting, Austin, TX, USA. Download poster
  • ISDP 2014 - Washington, D.C., USA
    Gonzalez, S.L., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Coxe, S., & Michel, G.F. (2015). 18-24 months handedness predicts 36 months expressive language skills. Developmental Psychobiology, 57, S1, S16. Download poster

    Marcinowski, E.C., Soula, M., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2015). Does direction or consistency of hand preference predict toddler stacking ability? Developmental Psychobiology, 57, S1, S22. Download poster
  • ASP 2014 - Decatur, GA, USA
    Boeving, E.R., Lacreuse, A., Hopkins, W.D., Phillips, K.A., Novak, M.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2014). Handedness influences intermanual transfer in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) but not rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). American Journal of Primatology, 76 (S1), 51. Download poster
  • ICIS 2014 - Berlin, Germany
    Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., & Michel, G.F. (2014, July). The development of construction from infancy through toddlerhood. Poster given at the XIX Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany. Download poster
  • ISDP 2013 - San Diego, CA, USA
    Albright, S.N., Soula, M., & Nelson, E.L. (2013). How laterality influences problem-solving in monkeys and humans. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 766. Download poster

    Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., & Michel, G.F. (2013). How consistency in handedness is related to language development. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 782. Download poster
  • ASP 2013 - San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    Nelson, E.L., Figueroa, A., Gonzalez, M.F., Albright, S., & Gil, A. (2013). Lateralized coordinated tail-hand sequence in spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). American Journal of Primatology, 75(S1), 57. Download poster
  • ISDP 2012 - New Orleans, LA, USA
    Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2012). Stable handedness during infancy predicts advanced language skills at two years of age. Developmental Psychobiology, 54, 762. Download poster