Nancy L McElwain

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Professor, Psychology
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Recent Publications

Ravindran, N., Berry, D., & McElwain, N. L. (2019). Dynamic bidirectional associations in negative behavior: Mother-toddler interaction during a snack delay. Developmental psychology, 55(6), 1191-1198. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000703

Wong, M. S., Chen, X., & McElwain, N. L. (2019). Emotion understanding and maternal sensitivity as protective factors against hostile attribution bias in anger-prone children. Social Development, 28(1), 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12336

Chen, X., McElwain, N. L., & Lansford, J. E. (2019). Interactive Contributions of Attribution Biases and Emotional Intensity to Child–Friend Interaction Quality During Preadolescence. Child development, 90(1), e114-e131. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13012

Lee, T. H., Perino, M. T., McElwain, N. L., & Telzer, E. H. (Accepted/In press). Perceiving Facial Affective Ambiguity: A Behavioral and Neural Comparison of Adolescents and Adults. Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000558

McElwain, N. L., Ravindran, N., Emery, H. T., & Swartz, R. (2019). Theory of mind as a mechanism linking mother–toddler relationship quality and child–friend interaction during the preschool years. Social Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12377

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