Selected Recent Publications

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Memory Development

(corresponding author bolded, MDD student underlined)

Clark, C. A., Fernandez, F., Sakhon, S., Spanò, G., & Edgin, J. O. (2017). The medial temporal memory system in Down syndrome: Translating animal models of hippocampal compromise. Hippocampus.

Spano, G., Intraub, H., & Edgin, J.O. (2017). Testing the “Boundaries” of Boundary Extension: Anticipatory Scene Representation Across Development and Disorder. Hippocampus. 

Edgin, J.O. & Nadel, L. (2017). Hippocampus and Development. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology.

Van Hoogmoed, A., Nadel, L. & Spanò, G. & Edgin, J.O. (2016). ERP correlates of object recognition memory in Down syndrome: Do active and passive tasks measure the same thing? Neuropsychologia.

Spanò, G., Peterson, M., Nadel, L., Rhoads, C., & Edgin, J.O. (2015). Seeing can be remembering: Interactions between memory and perception in typical and atypical development. Clinical Psychological Science, 1-18.

Edgin, J.O., Clark, C.A.C., Massand, E., & Karmiloff-Smith, A.  (2015). Building an adaptive brain across development: Targets for neurorehabilitation must begin in infancy, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 232.

Gomez, R. & Edgin, J.O. (2015). The extended trajectory of hippocampal development: implications for early memory development and disorder. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Edgin, J. O., Spanò, G., Kawa, K., & Nadel, L. (2014). Remembering things without context: Development matters. Child Development, 85(4), 1491-1502.

Edgin, J.O., Pennington, B.F. & Mervis, C.B. (2010). Neuropsychological components of intellectual disability: The role of immediate, working and associative memory, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54 (5), 406-417.

Woodward, L. J., Edgin, J.O., Thompson, D. & Inder, T.E. (2005). Object working memory deficits predicted by early brain injury and development in the preterm infant. Brain, 128 (11), 2578-2587.

Pennington, B.F., Moon, J., Edgin, J., Stedron, J. & Nadel, L. (2003). The neuropsychology of Down syndrome: Evidence of hippocampal dysfunction. Child Development, 74 (1), 75-93.

Sleep and Learning

Fernandez, F., Nyhuis, C. C., Anand, P., Demara, B. I., Ruby, N. F., Spanò, G., ... & Edgin, J. O. (2017). Young children with Down syndrome show normal development of circadian rhythms, but poor sleep efficiency: a cross-sectional study across the first 60 months of life. Sleep Medicine, 33, 134-144.

Edgin, J.O., Tooley, U., Demara, B., Nyhuis, C., Anand, P. & Spanò, G. (2015). Sleep disturbance and expressive language development in preschool-age children with Down syndrome. Child Development.

Gomez, R. & Edgin, J.O. (2015). Sleep as a window into early neural development: Shifts in sleep-dependent memory formation across early childhood, Child Development Perspectives, 9 (3), 183-189.

Breslin, J.*, Spanò, G.*, Bootzin, R., Anand, P., Nadel, L. & Edgin, J.O. (2014). Obstructive sleep apnea and cognition in Down syndrome, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56 (7), 657-664.

Fernandez, F. & Edgin, J.O. (2013). Poor sleep as a precursor to cognitive decline in Down syndrome: A hypothesis. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinsonism, 3, 124. Special Issue on Down syndrome.

Chen, C., Spanò, G. & Edgin, J.O. (2013). The impact of sleep disruption on executive function in Down syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34 (6), 2033-2039.

Breslin, J.H., Edgin, J.O., Bootzin, R.R., Goodwin, J.L. & Nadel, L. (2011). Parental report of sleep problems in Down syndrome, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55 (11), 1086-1091.

Neuropsychological Assessment

Fernandez, F., & Edgin, J. O. (2016). Pharmacotherapy in Down's syndrome: which way forward?. The Lancet Neurology, 15(8), 776.

Spano, G. & Edgin, J.O. (in press). Everyday memory in individuals with Down syndrome: Validation of the Observer Memory Questionnaire-Parent Form. Child Neuropsychology.