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Graham, A. M., Pears, K. C., Kim, H. K., Bruce, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2017). Effects of a school readiness intervention on HPA Axis functioning and school adjustment for children in foster care. Development and Psychopathology, Epub ahead of print, 1-14. doi:10.1017/S0954579417001171

McDermott, J. M., Pears, K. C., Bruce, J., Kim, H. K., Roos, L. E., Yoerger, K., & Fisher, P. A. (2017). Improving kindergarten readiness in children with developmental disabilities: Changes in neural correlates of response monitoring. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. doi:10.1080/21622965.2017.1286239

Ruberry, E. J., Lengua, L. J., Harris-Crocker, L., Bruce, J., Upshaw, M. B., & Sommerville, J. A. (2017). Income, neural executive processes, and preschool children’s executive control. Development and Psychopathology, 29, 143-154. doi:10.1017/S095457941600002X

Jankowski, K. F., Bruce, J., Beauchamp, K. G., Roos, L. E., Moore, W. E., & Fisher, P. A. (2017). Preliminary evidence of the impact of early childhood maltreatment and a preventive intervention on neural patterns of response inhibition in early adolescence. Developmental Science, 20(4), e12413. doi: 10.1111/desc.12413

Roos, L. E., Pears, K. C., Bruce, J., Kim, H. K., & Fisher, P. A. (2015). Impulsivity and the association between the feedback-related negativity and accuracy on an inhibitory control task in young at-risk children. Psychophysiology, 52, 704-713. doi:10.1111/psyp.12389

Martin, C. G., Kim, H. K., Bruce, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2014). Child diurnal cortisol rhythms, parenting quality, and externalizing behaviors in preadolescence. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 40, 170-180.

Laurent, H. K., Gilliam, K. S., Bruce, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2014). HPA stability for children in foster care: Mental health implications and moderation by early intervention. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 14061415.

Bruce, J., Gunnar, M. R., Pears, K. C., & Fisher, P. A. (2013). Early adverse care, stress neurobiology, and prevention science: Lessons learned. Prevention Science, 14, 247-256.

Pears, K. C., Fisher, P. A., Kim, H. K., Bruce, J., Healey, C. V., & Yoerger, K. (2013). Immediate effects of a school readiness intervention for children in foster care. Early Education and Development, 24, 771-791.

Bruce, J., Fisher, P. A., Graham, A. M., Moore, W. E., III, Peake, S. J., & Mannering, A. M. (2013). Patterns of brain activation in foster children and nonmaltreated children during an inhibitory control task. Development and Psychopathology, 25, 931-941

Fisher, P. A., Kim, H. K., Bruce, J., & Pears, K. C. (2012). Cumulative effects of prenatal substance exposure and early adversity on foster children's HPA-axis reactivity during a psychosocial stressor. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36(1), 29-35.

Graham, A. M., Yockelson, M. B., Kim, H. K., Bruce, J., Pears, K. C., & Fisher, P. A. (2012). Effects of maltreatment and early intervention on diurnal cortisol across the start of school: A pilot study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 36, 666-670. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2012.07.006

Martin, C. G., Bruce, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2012). Racial and ethnic differences in diurnal cortisol rhythms in preadolescents: The role of parental psychosocial risk and monitoring. Hormones and Behavior, 61, 661-668.

Johnson, A. E., Bruce, J., Tarullo, A. R., & Gunnar, M. R. (2011). Growth delay as an index of allostatic load in young children: Predictions to disinhibited social approach and diurnal cortisol activity. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 859-871.

Fisher, P. A., Bruce, J., Abdullaev, Y., Mannering, A. M., & Pears, K. C. (2011). The effects of early adversity on the development of inhibitory control: Implications for the design of preventive interventions and the potential recovery of function In M. T. Bardo, D. H. Fishbein & R. Milich (Eds.), Inhibitory control and abuse prevention: From research to translation (pp. 229-249). New York: Springer.

Tininenko, J. R., Fisher, P. A., Bruce, J., & Pears, K. C. (2010). Associations between sleep and inattentive/hyperactive problem behavior among foster and community children. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 31(8), 666-674.

Pears, K. C., Fisher, P. A., Bruce, J., Kim, H., & Yoerger, K. (2010). Early elementary school adjustment of maltreated children in foster care: The roles of inhibitory control and caregiver involvement. Child Development, 81(5), 1550-1564.

Pears, K. C., Bruce, J., Fisher, P. A., & Kim, H. K. (2010). Indiscriminate friendliness in maltreated foster children. Child Maltreatment, 15, 64-75.

Pears, K. C., Bruce, J., & Fisher, P. A. (2010). Neurobiological, cognitive, and behavioral consequences of child maltreatment. In R. Nass & Y. Frank (Eds.), Cognitive and behavioral abnormalities of pediatric diseases (pp. 635-646). New York: Oxford University Press.

Tininenko, J. R., Fisher, P. A., Bruce, J., & Pears, K. C. (2010). Sleep disruption in young foster children, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 41, 409-424.

Bruce, J., Tarullo, A. R., & Gunnar, M. R. (2009). Disinhibited social behavior among internationally adopted children. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 157-171.

Bruce, J., Fisher, P. A., Pears, K. C., & Levine, S. (2009). Morning cortisol levels in preschool-aged foster children: Differential effects of maltreatment type. Developmental Psychobiology, 51, 14-23.

Bruce, J., McDermott, J. M., Fisher, P. A., & Fox, N. A. (2009). Using behavioral and electrophysiological measures to assess the effects of a preventive intervention: A preliminary study with preschool-aged foster children. Prevention Science, 10, 129-140.

Tarullo, A., R., Bruce, J., & Gunnar, M. R. (2007). False belief and emotion understanding in post-institutionalized children, Social Development, 16, 57-78.

Fisher, P. A., Gunnar, M., Dozier, M., Bruce, J., & Pears, K. C. (2006). Effects of a therapeutic intervention for foster children on behavior problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1094, 215-225.

Cicchetti, D., Rogosch, F. A., Maughan, A., Toth, S. L., & Bruce, J. (2003). False belief understanding in maltreated children. Development and Psychopathology, 15, 1067-1091.

Davis, E. P., Bruce, J., Snyder, K., & Nelson, C. A. (2003). The X-trials: Neural correlates of an inhibitory control task in children and adults, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, 432-443.

Bruce, J., Davis, E. P., & Gunnar, M. R. (2002). Individual difference in children's cortisol response to the beginning of a new school year. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 27, 635-650.

Davis, E. P., Bruce, J. & Gunnar, M. R. (2002). The anterior attention network: Associations with temperament and neuroendocrine activity in 6-year-old children. Developmental Psychobiology, 40, 43-56.

Gunnar, M. R., Bruce, J., & Hickman, S. E. (2001). Salivary cortisol response to stress in children. In T. N. Wise (Series Ed.) & T. Theorell (Vol. Ed.), Advances in psychosomatic medicine: Everyday biological stress mechanisms (Vol. 22, pp. 52- 60). Basel: Karger.

Gunnar, M. R., Bruce, J., & Donzella, B. (2001). Stress physiology, health, and behavioral development. In A. Thornton (Ed.), The well-being of children and families: Research and data needs (pp. 188- 212). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Gunnar, M. R., Bruce, J., & Grotevant, H. (2000). International adoption of institutionally-reared children: Research and policy. Development and Psychopathology, 12, 677-693.

Smetana, J., Toth, S., Cicchetti, D., Bruce, J., Kane, P., & Daddis, C. (1999). Maltreated and nonmaltreated preschoolers' conceptions of hypothetical and actual moral transgressions. Developmental Psychology, 35, 269-281.

Smetana, J., Daddis, C., Toth, S., Cicchetti, D., Bruce, J., & Kane, P. (1999). The effects of provocation on maltreated and nonmaltreated preschoolers' understanding of moral transgressions. Social Development, 8, 335-348.