Megan M. Davis

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Social reticence is expressed as shy, anxiously avoidant behavior in early childhood. With development, overt signs of social reticence may diminish but could still manifest themselves in neural responses to peers. We obtained measures of social reticence across 2 to 7 years of age. At age 11, preadolescents previously characterized as high (n = 30) or low(More)
Participants typically process same-race faces more quickly and more accurately than cross-race faces. This deficit is amplified in the right hemisphere of the brain, presumably due to its involvement in configural processing. The present research tested the idea that cross-race contact tunes cognitive and perceptual systems, influencing this asymmetric(More)
Despite evidence documenting activation of the social pain network in response to social rejection and its link to temporary distress, far less is known regarding its role in pervasive emotional difficulties. Moreover, research has not considered the intersection between neural activation to experimentally induced social exclusion and naturally occurring(More)
iii ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to explore further whether children with Autism Spectrum Disorder displayed more joint attention behaviors—interacting and requesting joint attention—during music therapy, cooperative play, or independent play conditions. Joint attention is defined as the shifting of attention between an object or event and an(More)
  • Terri L Boyce, CPNP-AC CPHON, +8 authors Nancy Tena
  • 2011
unprecedented opportunities for medical professionals to communicate with patients, families, and colleagues. The informality and ease of these forms of communication increase the likelihood that a nurse may unintentionally disclose privileged personal health information. For example, a nurse may casually reply to a family's Facebook post by commenting how(More)
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