Manuscripts in Progress

Ewell, A., Allard, T., Botdorf, M.,Riggins, T. (Under Review). Emotion regulation and reactivity are associated with cortical thickness in early to mid-childhood. Developmental Psychobiology.

 

Ewell, A., Lopero-Perez, D., Kao, K., Tuladhar, C., Meyer, J., Tarullo, A. (In Prep) Child biological stress and maternal caregiving style are associated with school readiness.

Publications

Prass, M., Ewell, A., Hill, C. E., & Kivlighan, D. (2021). Solicited and unsolicited therapist advice 

in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: How do Clients Respond? Counseling Psychology Quarterly 34(2), 253-274.

Allard, T., Riggins, T., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Lokhandwala, S., & Spencer, R. M. (2019). Measuring neural mechanisms underlying sleep-dependent memory consolidation during naps in early childhood. JoVE Journal of Visualized Experiments, (152), e60200, doi:10.3791/60200. 

Presentations

* denotes mentored undergraduate students.

** denotes split first authorship

Ewell, A., Powell, T., St. John, A., Tarullo, A. (April 2022). Parental depressive symptoms moderate 

associations between sleep and executive function in preschool children. Poster presentation at

the annual meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Madison, WI. 

 

 

Ewell, A**., Allard. T**., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (April 2021). Exploring Neural Mechanisms of 

Emotion Regulation in Early Childhood. Oral presentation at the virtual biennial meeting of the 

Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MI.

 

Ewell, A., Kao, K., Tuladhar, C., Meyer, J., Tarullo, A. (April 2021). Early Childhood Correlates 

of School Readiness. Poster presentation at the virtual biennial meeting of the Society for Research 

in Child Development, Minneapolis, MI.

 

Ewell, A., Allard, T., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (October 2020). Relations between Parent-

Reported Emotional Lability and Children’s Cortical Thickness in Early to Mid-Childhood. Poster 

Presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, 

Bethesda, MD.

 

Allard, T., Meredith, L., Lokhandwala, S., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R.M.C. & Riggins, 

T. (September 2020). Is habitual nap status related to memory, sleep physiology, and hippocampal 

volumes during early childhood? Poster presented at the Flux 2020 Virtual Congress, Santa Rosa, 

CA.

 

Karayianis, K*., Ewell, A., Allard, T., Weinberg, B., & Riggins. T. (March 2020). Relations 

between hippocampal volume and story recall in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual 

meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. 

 

Ewell, A., Allard, T., Weinberg, B., Riggins, T., Dougherty, L. (October 2019) The role of 

negativity in the relation between internalizing behaviors and the brain: A mediation model. Poster 

presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, 

Chicago, IL.

 

Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Botdorf, M., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R., Riggins, T. 

(October 2019). Relations between sleep, memory consolidation, and hippocampal development in 

early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for 

Developmental Psychobiology, Chicago, IL.

 

Riggins, T., Weinberg, B., Ewell, A., Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Botdorf, M., & Spencer, R. 

M. C. (October 2019). Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and hippocampal 

development in preschoolers. Paper presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development 

Society, Louisville, KY.

 

Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Botdorf, M., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R., Riggins, T. (August 2019). Relations between Hippocampal Volume and Sleep in Early Childhood. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, New York, NY.

 

Ewell, A., Prass, M., Hill, C. E., & Kivilighan, D. (August 2019). Advice in Psychotherapy: Is it Advised? Presented at the American Psychological Association National Conference, Division 29 Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, Chicago, IL.

 

Prass, M., Ewell, A., Hill, C. E., & Kivilighan, D. (May 2019). Solicited and Unsolicited Therapist Advice in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: How Attachment Plays a Role. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science National Conference, Washington D.C.

 

Ewell, A., Riggins, T. (May 2019). Relations between Brain Structure and Internalizing Symptoms in Typically Developing Young Children. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science National Conference, Washington D.C.

 

Badawi, S.*, Dombek, K.*, Strachan, A.*, Ewell, A., Riggins, T. (April 2019). Nap time factors and 

memory in young children. Poster presented at PSYC Research Day at the University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

 

Dombek, K.*, Badawi, S.*, Strachan, A.*, Ewell, A., Riggins, T. (April 2019). Nap time factors and 

memory in young children. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.

 

Ewell, A., Hill, C. E., & Kivilighan, D. (May 2018). Client reactions to unsolicited advice in psychotherapy. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD.