Adrienne Nishina. Daily experiences with diversity: Academic and social adjustment in high school; Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education; 2017-2021

Simona Ghetti. Hippocampal Contribution to Episodic Memory Development and Loss in Toddlers. National Institute of Health 2016 - 2018.

A.C. Stahmer. 2/2 Effectiveness of a Multi-Level Implementation Strategy for ASD Interventions” National Institute of Mental Health 2017-2021

Rajpreet Chahal - CTSC TL1 Pre-Doctoral Clinical Training Fellowship, Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), UC Davis Medical Center. June 2017- May 2019.

Elizabeth Morgan – Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship, UC Davis  2017-18  



Lee, J.K., Johnson, E.G., & Ghetti, S. (2017). Hippocampal development: Structure, function and implications. In D.E. Hannula & M. Duff (Eds.), The hippocampus from cells to systems - Structure, connectivity, and functional contributions to memory and flexible cognition (pp. 141-166). New York: Springer.

Stahmer, A. C., Suhrheinrich, J., & Mandell, D. (2016). [Editorial] The importance of characterizing intervention for individuals with autism. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 20, 386-387.

Swartz, J.R., Prather, A.A., Di Iorio, C., Bogdan, R., & Hariri, A.R. (2017). A functional interleukin-18 haplotype predicts depression and anxiety through increased threat-related amygdala reactivity in women but not men. Neuropsychopharmacology, 42: 419-426.


Belsky, J., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2017). Genetic differential susceptibility to the effects of parenting. Current Opinion in Psychology, 15, 125-130.



Johnson, E.G., Leckey, S., Hembacher, E., & Ghetti, S. (2017, April). Associative recognition in toddlers: Evidence from a visual comparison procedure .Oral presentation at Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX.

Sutter, C., Taylor, J. C., Nishina, A., & Ontai, L. (2017, April). The Role of Parenting in Youths’ Autonomous Eating Behavior during School Lunchtime for Elementary Age Students. Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Lewis, J. A., Nishina, A., Bower, A., & Ramirez Hall, A. (2017, April). Cross-ethnic friends and friendship satisfaction: Associated ethnic and interpersonal characteristics. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Chahal, R., Rhoads, S., Marek, S., Keenan, K., Forbes, E.E., Hipwell, A.E., & Guyer, A.E. Brain network architectural development is associated with pubertal timing and tempo. Poster presented June 2017 at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping in Vancouver, Canada.

Chahal, R. Childhood economic disparity and alterations in white matter integrity in late adolescence. Talk given April 2017 at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, in Austin, TX. 

Chahal, R., Vilgis, V., Grimm, K. J., Keenan, K., Forbes, E. E., Hipwell, A. E., & Guyer, A. E. Pubertal timing and tempo: effects on white matter maturation. Poster presented March 2017 at the annual meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society in Los Angeles, CA.

Nelson, S., Banasik, A.,Tempero Feigles, R., McDuffie, A., & Abbeduto, L. (2017, March). Inferential Language Use by School-Aged Boys with Fragile X Syndrome: Effects of a Parent-Implemented Spoken Language Intervention. Paper presented at the 50th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX.

Morgan, E., & Stahmer, A. (July 2017) Webinar for the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Summer Institute 2017 series: ”Access to Services and Services Across Diverse Communities”. UC Davis MIND Institute, Sacramento, CA.

Morgan, E.  panel presentation for the UC Davis MIND Institute Summer Institute 2017 series: “Reaching Historically Marginalized and Underserved Communities”. Link:



Gail Goodman, Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), University of Oslo, Norway, 2017; American Psychological Association’s 2017 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Interest (Senior), 2017

Jakeem Lewis – 2017 Millennium Scholar, Society for Research in Child Development

Carolyn Sutter, National Council of Family Relations Student Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Family Field.

Ross Thompson, Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society, American Psychological Association, Division 7.