HANDS Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

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  1. *Contino, K., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Michel, G.F., & Nelson, E.L. (In Preparation). Manipulation complexity from 9 to 14 months predicts preschool language skills.

  2. *Contino, K., Campbell, J.M., Coxe, S., Gonzalez, S.L., Hayes, T., Marcinowski, E.C., Michel, G.F., & Nelson, E.L. (In Preparation). Infant and toddler hand preference trajectories differentially predict language outcomes.

  3. *Contino, K., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Michel, G.F., Ramos, M., & Nelson, E.L. (In Preparation). Latent profiles of infant hand preference as predictors of later language outcomes.

  4. McNamara, A., Klendworth, K., Ullrich, T., *Boeving, E.R., Campbell, J.M., & Nelson, E.L. (Submitted). Do social-emotional skills increase art ability via positive interactions?

  5. Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (In Revision). Early, concurrent, and consistent hand preferences predict stacking in toddlerhood depending on the group.

  6. *Karimi, A., & Nelson, E.L. (2021, November 24). A scoping review protocol for motor-language links in Down syndrome.

  7. Nelson, E.L., Short, A.D., *Karimi, A., *Long, K.L., Daunhauer, L.A., Diamond, S., & Needham, A.W. (In Preparation). Relation between consistent hand preference and fine motor skill behavior in children with Down syndrome.

  8. *Gonzalez, S.L., Reeb-Sutherland, B., Nelson, E.L. (In Revision). Fine motor skill predicts growth in expressive vocabulary from 12 to 24 months.

  9. Nelson, E.L., *Taylor, M.A., Coxe, S. (In Revision). Growth trajectories for infant role-differentiated bimanual manipulation (RDBM).

  10. Nelson, E.L., *Taylor, M.A., **del Valle, A., **Pavon, N. (In Preparation). Reach-to-grasp kinematic signatures in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris).

  11. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  12. Nelson, E.L. (2022). Insights into human and nonhuman primate handedness from measuring both hands. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 31(2), 154-161. https://doi.org/10.1177/09637214211062876.

  13. *Gonzalez, S.L., Nelson, E.L. (2021). Factor analysis of the Home Handedness Questionnaire: Unimanual and role differentiated bimanual manipulation as separate dimensions of handedness. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 28(2), 173-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/23279095.2019.1611578.

  14. *Boeving, E.R., Rodrigues, M.A., Nelson, E.L. (2020). Network analysis as a tool to understand social development in spider monkeys. American Journal of Primatology, e23182. Contribution to Joint Issue of Developmental Psychobiology and American Journal of Primatology: Psychobiological Development in Primates. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23182.

  15. Nelson, E.L., *Gonzalez, S.L. (2020). Measuring infant handedness reliably from reaching: A systematic review. Laterality, 25(4), 430-454. https://doi.org/10.1080/1357650X.2020.1726367.

  16. *Gonzalez, S.L., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Michel, G.F., Coxe, S., Nelson, E.L. (2020). Preschool language ability is predicted by toddler hand preference trajectories. Developmental Psychology, 56(4), 699-709. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000900.

  17. *Gonzalez, S.L., **Alvarez, V., Nelson, E.L. (2019). Do gross and fine motor skills differentially contribute to language outcomes?: A systematic review. Frontiers in Psychology, 10: 2670. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02670.

  18. Nelson, E.L. *Gonzalez, S.L., El-Asmar, J.M., Ziade, M.F., Abu-Rustum, R.S. (2019). The Home Handedness Questionnaire: Pilot data from preschoolers. Laterality, 24(4), 482-503. https://doi.org/10.1080/1357650X.2018.1543313.

  19. Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., Michel, G.F. (2019). The development of object construction from infancy through toddlerhood. Infancy, 24(3), 368-391. https://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12284.

  20. *Gonzalez, S.L., Nelson, E.L. (2018). Measuring Spanish comprehension in infants from mixed Hispanic communities using the IDHC: A preliminary study on 16-month-olds. Behavioral Sciences, 8(12), 117. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs8120117.

  21. *Boeving, E.R., Nelson, E.L. (2018). Social risk dissociates social network structure across lateralized behaviors in spider monkeys. Symmetry, 10(9), 390. https://doi.org/10.3390/sym10090390. Contribution to Special Issue: Left Versus Right Asymmetries of Brain and Behaviour.

    [Reprinted 2019 in L.J. Rogers (Ed.), Left Versus Right Asymmetries of Brain and Behaviour (pp. 11-19). Basel, Switzerland: MDPI Books. https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03921-693-2.]

  22. Nelson, E.L., Berthier, N.E., Konidaris, G.D. (2018). Handedness and reach-to-place kinematics in adults: Left-handers are not reversed right-handers. Journal of Motor Behavior, 50(4), 381-391. https://doi.org/10.1080/0022895.2017.1363698.

  23. Nelson, E.L., **Kendall, G.A. (2018). Goal-directed tail use in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris) is highly lateralized. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 132(1), 40-47. https://doi.org/10.1037/com0000094. *Layperson summary on Kudos Research Showcase*

  24. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21560.

  25. *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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22654.

  26. 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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00410. *Research Topic Top 10 Finalist for Frontiers Spotlight Award*

    [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. https://doi.org/10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.]

  27. *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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00216. *Research Topic Top 10 Finalist for Frontiers Spotlight Award*

    [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. https://doi.org/10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.]

  28. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22478. *Layperson summary on Kudos Research Showcase*

  29. *Gonzalez, S.L., Nelson, E.L. (2015). Addressing the gap: A blueprint for studying bimanual hand preference in infants. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:560. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00560.

  30. *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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-014-4158-8.

  31. Nelson, E.L., **Figueroa, A., **Albright, S.N., **Gonzalez, M.F. (2015). Evaluating handedness measures in spider monkeys. Animal Cognition, 18 (1), 345-353. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-014-0805-5.

  32. 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2014.08.013.

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

  34. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.21121.

  35. 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.01.009. *Elsevier Highly Cited Research Award December 2016*

  36. Nelson, E.L., Konidaris, G.D., Berthier, N.E., Braun, M.C., Novak, M.F.S.X., Suomi, S.J., Novak, M.A. (2012). Kinematics of reaching and implications for handedness in rhesus monkey infants. Developmental Psychobiology, 54, 460-467. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.20604.

  37. Nelson, E.L., Berthier, N.E., Metevier, C.M., Novak, M.A. (2011). Evidence for motor planning in monkeys: Rhesus macaques select efficient grips when transporting spoons. Developmental Science, 14, 822-831. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2010.01030.x.

  38. Nelson, E.L., Emery, M.S., Babcock, S.M., Novak, M.F.S.X., Suomi, S.J., Novak, M.A. (2011). Head orientation and handedness trajectory in rhesus monkey infants (Macaca mulatta). Developmental Psychobiology, 53, 246-255. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.20517. *Selected as the 2011 Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper*

  39. Nelson, E.L., O'Karma, J.M., Ruperti, F.S., Novak, M.A. (2009). Laterality in semi-free-ranging black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata): Head-tilt correlates with hand use during feeding. American Journal of Primatology, 71, 1032-1040. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.20746.

  40. Hopkins, W., Cantalupo, C., Freeman, H., Russell, J., Kachin, M., Nelson, E. (2005). Chimpanzees are right-handed when recording bouts of hand use. Laterality, 10 (2), 121-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/13576500342000347.

  41. Invited Refereed Book Chapters

  42. Nelson, E.L., **Alvarez, J., **Jimenez, B., & **Padron, K. (2022). State of the field: Developmental primate cognition. To appear in B.L. Schwartz & M.J. Beran (Eds.), Primate Cognitive Studies (pp. 88-114). New York: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108955836.

  43. Needham, A.W., Nelson, E.L., Short, A.D., Daunhauer, L.A., & Fidler, D.J. (2021). The emergence of fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome. In: R.M. Hodapp & D.J. Fidler (Eds.), International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 60, 113-151. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.irrdd.2021.08.002.

  44. Michel, G.F., Babik, I., Nelson, E.L., Marcinowski, E.C., Campbell, J.M. (2018). Evolution and development of handedness: An evo-devo approach. In: G.S. Forrester, W.D. Hopkins, K. Hurdy, & A. Lindell, Eds., Progress in Brain Research (Vol. 238), Cerebral Lateralization and Cognition: Evolutionary and Developmental Investigations of Behavioral Biases (pp. 347-376). Cambridge, MA: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.pbr.2018.06.007.

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. Published Instruments

  48. Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., Michel, G.F. (2013). Role-Differentiated Bimanual Manipulation (RDBM) Handedness Assessment. PsycTESTS Dataset. https://doi.org/10.1037/t22653-000.

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