* indicates mentee

+ co-first author (equal contribution)

1. Morales, S., Zeytinoglu, S., Buzzell, G. A., Valadez, E., Troller-Renfree, S. V., Bowers, M. E., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Degnan, K. A., Almas, A. N., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N.A. (2021). Neurocognitive Profiles in Adolescence Predict Subsequent Anxiety Trajectories during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Young Adulthood. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI.

2. *+Suarez, G. L., +Morales, S., Miller, N., Penela, E., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Henderson, H., & Fox, N. A. (2021). Examining a Developmental Pathway from Early Behavioral Inhibition to Emotion Regulation and Social Anxiety: The Moderating Role of Parenting. Developmental Psychology.

3. Troller-Renfree, S.V., Morales, S., *Leach, S.C., Bowers, M.E., Debnath, R., Fifer, W.P., Fox, N.A., & Noble, K.G. (2021). Feasibility of Assessing Brain Activity using Mobile, In-home Collection of Electroencephalography: Theory, Methods, and Analysis. Developmental Psychobiology.

4. +Zeytinoglu, S., +Morales, S., Lorenzo, N. E., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Degnan, K. A., Almas, A. N., Henderson, H.A., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N.A. (2021). A Developmental Pathway from Early Behavioral Inhibition to Young Adults’ Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

5. +Garrett-Ruffin, S., +Cowden Hindash, A., +Kaczkurkin, A. N., +Mears, R. P., +Morales, S., +Paul, K., +Pavlov, Y., & Keil, A. (2021). Open Science in Psychophysiology: An Overview of Challenges and Emerging Solutions. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

6. *Bowers, M.E., Morales, S., Buzzell, G.A., Fox, N.A. (2021). The influence of monetary reward on proactive and reactive control in adolescent males. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

7. Morales, S., Tang, A., Bowers, M.E., Miller, N. V., Buzzell, G.A., Smith, E., Seddio, K., Henderson, H. A., & Fox, N. A. (2021). Infant Temperament Prospectively Predicts General Psychopathology in Childhood. Development and Psychopathology.

8. Vallorani, A., Fu, X., Morales, S., LoBue, V., Buss, K.A. & Pérez-Edgar, K. (in press). Person-Centered Profiles of Infant Affect-Biased Attention are Associated with Maternal Anxiety and Infant Negative Affect. Scientific Reports.

9. Lorenzo, N., Zeytinoglu, S., Morales, S., Listokin, J, Almas, A., Henderson, H., Chronis-Tuscano, A., & Fox, N. A. (2021). Transactional Associations Between Parent and Young Adult Internalizing Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Moderating Role of Avoidant Coping. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

10. Fox, N. A., Buzzell, G. A., Morales, S., Valadez, E., Wilson, M., & Henderson, H. A., (2020) Understanding the Emergence of Social Anxiety in Children with Behavioral Inhibition. Biological Psychiatry.

11. Debnath, R., Miller, N.V., Morales, S., Seddio, K.R., Fox, N.A. (2021). Investigating brain electrical activity and functional connectivity in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in alpha frequency band. Brain Research.

12. Buzzell, G.A., Morales, S., Bowers, M.E., Troller-Renfree, S.V., Pine, D.S., Henderson, H.A., Fox, N.A. (2020). A two-pathway model of behavioral inhibition risk for social anxiety: higher inhibition or lower shifting confers risk in children with a behaviorally inhibited temperament. Developmental Science, e13040.

13. Tang, A., Crawford, H., Morales, S., Degnan, K. A., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N.A. (2020). Infant behavioral inhibition predicts personality and social outcomes three decades later. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

14. Debnath, R., Buzzell, G.A., Morales, S., Bowers, M.E., Leach, S.L., Fox, N.A. (2020). The Maryland Analysis of Developmental EEG (MADE) Pipeline. Psychophysiology.

15. Buzzell, G. A., Troller-Renfree, S.V., Wade, M., Debnath, R., Morales, S., Bowers, M., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C.A., Fox, N. A. (2020). Adolescent Cognitive Control and Mediofrontal Theta Oscillations Are Disrupted by Neglect: Associations with Transdiagnostic Risk for Psychopathology in a Randomized Controlled Trial. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

16. *Leach, S. C., Morales, S., Bowers, M. E., Buzzell, G. A., Debnath, R., Beall, D., & N. A. Fox (2020). Adjusting ADJUST: Optimizing the ADJUST Algorithm for Pediatric Data Using Geodesic Nets. Psychophysiology.

17. Buss, K. A., Cho, J., Morales, S., McDoniel, M., Frank-Webb, A., Schwartz, A., Cole, P. M., Dorn, L, D., Gest, S., & Teti, D. M. (2020). Toddler Dysregulated Fear Predicts Continued Risk for Social Anxiety Symptoms in Early Adolescence. Development and Psychopathology.

18. Bowers, M.E., Reider, L.B., Morales, S., Buzzell, G.A., Miller, N., Troller-Renfree, S.V., Pine, D.S., Henderson, H.A., & Fox, N.A. (2020). Differences in Parent and Child Report of the SCARED: Implications for Investigations of Social Anxiety in Adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

19. Fu, X., Morales, S., LoBue, V., Buss, K.A. & Pérez-Edgar, K. (2019). Age and Temperament Moderate Attentional Vigilance to Faces in Infants: Evidence from an Eye-tracking Study. Developmental Psychobiology.

20. Morales, S., Bowman, L. C., Velnoskey, K. R., Fox, N. A., & Redcay, E. (2019). An fMRI study of action observation and action execution in childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

21. Buzzell, G.A., Barker, T.V., Troller-Renfree, S.V., Bernat, E.M., Bowers, M.E., Morales, S., Bowman, L., Henderson, H.A., Pine, D.S., & Fox, N.A. (2019). Adolescent Cognitive Control, Theta Oscillations, and Social Motivation. NeuroImage.

22. *Suarez, G., Morales, S., Metcalf K., & Pérez-Edgar, K. (2019). Perinatal complications are associated with social anxiety: the mediating role of temperament. Infant and Child Development.

23. Morales, S., Miller, N. V., Troller-Renfree, S. V., White, L. K., Degnan, K. A., Henderson H. A., & Fox, N. A. (2019). Attention bias to reward predicts behavioral problems and moderates early risk to externalizing and attention problems. Development and Psychopathology.

24. +Morales, S., +Vallorani, A., & Pérez-Edgar, K. (2019). Young Children’s Behavioral and Neural Responses to Peer Feedback Relate to Internalizing Problems. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

25. Morales S., Ram N., Buss K. A., Cole P. M., Helm J. L., & Chow S-M. (2018). Age-related changes in the dynamics of fear-related regulation in early childhood. Developmental Science, e12633.

26. Pérez-Edgar, K., Morales, S., LoBue, V., Taber-Thomas, B. C., Allen, E. K., Brown, K. M., & Buss, K. A. (2017). The impact of negative affect on attention patterns to threat across the first two years of life. Developmental Psychology, 53, 2219-2232.

27. Morales, S., Brown, K.M., Taber-Thomas, B.C., LoBue, V., Buss, K.A. & Pérez-Edgar, K.E. (2017). Maternal Anxiety Predicts Attentional Bias Towards Threat in Infancy. Emotion.

28. Morales, S., Fu, X., & Pérez-Edgar, K. E. (2016). A Developmental Neuroscience Perspective on Affect Biased Attention. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 21, 26–41.

  1. Morales, S., Taber-Thomas, B.C., & Pérez-Edgar, K. E. (2016). Patterns of attention to threat across tasks in behaviorally inhibited children at risk for anxiety. Developmental Science.

  1. Taber-Thomas, B.C., Morales, S., Hillary, F. G., & Pérez-Edgar, K. E. (2016). Altered topography of intrinsic functional connectivity in childhood risk for social anxiety. Depression and Anxiety.

  1. Morales, S., Pérez-Edgar, K. E., & Buss K. A. (2016). Longitudinal relations among exuberance, externalizing behaviors, and attentional bias to reward: the mediating role of effortful control. Developmental Science. 19: 853–862.

  1. Morales, S., Pérez-Edgar, K. E., & Buss K. A. (2015). Attention biases towards and away from threat mark the relation between early dysregulated fear and the later emergence of social withdrawal. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 43(6), 1067-1078.

  1. Morales, S., Beekman, C., Blandon, A.Y., Stifter, C. A., & Buss, K. A. (2015). Longitudinal associations between temperament and socioemotional outcomes in young children: the moderating role of RSA and gender. Developmental Psychobiology, 57(1), 105-119.

  1. Buss, K. A., Kiel, E. J., Morales, S., & Robinson, E. (2013). Toddler inhibitory control, bold response to novelty, and positive affect predict externalizing symptoms in kindergarten. Social Development, 23: 232–249.

  1. Pamplona, M. C., Ysunza, A., Chavelas, K., Arámburu, E., Patiño, C., Martí, F., & Morales, S. (2012). A study of strategies for treating compensatory articulation in patients with cleft palate. Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery, 11(2), 144-151.

Book Chapters

1. Morales, S. & Fox, N. A. (2019). A Neuroscience Perspective on Emotional Development. In V. LoBue, K. Pérez-Edgar, & K. Buss (Eds.), Handbook of Emotional Development, Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

2. Salo, V.C., Morales, S., Debnath, R., Smith, E.G., & Fox, N. A. (in press). Mirror system development and social cognition.In C.Tamis-LeMonda & J. Lockman (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

3. Buzzell, G. A., Troller-Renfree, S. V., Morales, S., & Fox N. A. (2018). Relations Between Behavioral Inhibition, Cognitive Control and Anxiety: Novel Insights Provided by Parsing Subdomains of Cognitive Control. In: Behavioral Inhibition: Integrating Theory, Research, and Clinical Perspectives. K. Pérez-Edgar & N. A. Fox (Eds.), Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

  1. Buss, K. A., Morales, S., Cho, S., & Philbrook, L. (2015). Infant temperament and socioemotional development: a biopsychosocial framework. In S. Calkins (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Biopsychosocial Development. Guilford Press.

  1. Pérez-Edgar, K. E., Taber-Thomas, B. C., Auday, E., Morales, S. (2014). Temperament and attention as core mechanisms in the early emergence of anxiety. In Lagattuta, K. (ed). Children and Emotion. New Insights into Developmental Affective Sciences. Contrib Hum Dev. Basel, Karger, vol 26, pp 42-56. HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.1159/000354350

Under Review

* indicates mentee

+ co-first author (equal contribution)

1. Morales, S., Bowers, M. E., Leach, S. C., Buzzell, G. A., Fifer, W., Elliott, A., & Fox, N. A. (invited revision). Time-frequency dynamics of error monitoring in childhood: an EEG study. Developmental Psychobiology.

2. Morales, S., & Bowers, M. E. (under review). Time-frequency analysis methods and their application in developmental EEG data. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

3. Morales, S., Zeytinoglu, S., Lorenzo, N. E., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Degnan, K. A., Almas, A. N., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N.A. (invited submission). Which anxious adolescents are most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? Clinical Psychological Science.

4. Zeytinoglu, S., Morales, S., Henderson, H.A., Fox, N.A. (under review). Cascading Effects from Cognitive Control in Early Childhood to Behavioral Problems and Social Connectedness Outcomes in Middle Childhood and Adolescence.

5. Lopez, K., Monachino, A., Morales, S., Leach, S.C., Bowers, M.E., Gabard-Durnam, L.J. (under review) HAPPILEE: The Harvard Automated Processing Pipeline in Low Electrode Encephalography, a standardized software for low density EEG and ERP data.