Publications

Key: *Student I advised or am advising
#Publication prepared at FIU
†Original work conducted and publication prepared at FIU

Under Review or In Revision

Nelson, E.L., *Gonzalez, S.L., El-Asmar, J.M., Ziade, M.F., & Abu-Rustum, R.S. (In Revision). The Home Handedness Questionnaire: Pilot data from preschoolers.

#Michel, G.F., Babik, I., Nelson, E.L., Marcinowski, E.C., & Campbell, J.M. (Revision Under Review). Evolution and development of handedness: An evo-devo approach. Invited chapter in G. Forrester, K. Hudry, A. Lindell, & W.D. Hopkins (Eds.), Cerebral lateralization and cognition: Evolutionary and developmental investigations of motor biases.

#Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (In Revision). The development of object construction from infancy through toddlerhood.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Nelson, E.L., & *Kendall, G.A. (2018). Goal-directed tail use in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris) is highly lateralized. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 132(1), 40-47. doi: 10.1037/com0000094.

#Nelson, E.L., *Gonzalez, S.L., Coxe, S., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., & Michel, G.F. (2017). Toddler hand preference trajectories predict 3-year language outcome. Developmental Psychobiology, 59 (7), 876-887. doi: 10.1002/dev.21560.

#Nelson, E.L., Berthier, N.E., & Konidaris, G.D. (6 Sept 2017). Handedness and reach-to-place kinematics in adults: Left-handers are not reversed right-handers. Journal of Motor Behavior. doi: 10.1080/0022895.2017.1363698.

†*Boeving, E.R., *Belnap, S.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2017). Embraces are lateralized in spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). American Journal of Primatology, 79:e22654. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22654.

#Michel, G.F., Campbell, J.M., Marcinowski, E.C., Nelson, E.L., & Babik, I. (2016). Infant hand preference and the development of cognitive abilities. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:410. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00410. [Reprinted 2017 in P. Hauf & K. Libertus (Eds.), Motor Skills and Their Foundational Role for Perceptual, Social, and Cognitive Development (pp. 10-15). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.] *Research Topic Top 10 Finalist for Frontiers Spotlight Award*

†*Gonzalez, S.L., Reeb-Sutherland, B.C., & Nelson, E.L. (2016). Quantifying motor experience in the infant brain: EEG coherence, power and mu desynchronization. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:216. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00216. [Reprinted 2017 in P. Hauf & K. Libertus (Eds.), Motor Skills and Their Foundational Role for Perceptual, Social, and Cognitive Development (pp. 278-283). Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-159-3.] *Research Topic Top 10 Finalist for Frontiers Spotlight Award*

Nelson, E.L., & *Boeving, E.R. (2015). Precise digit use increases the expression of handedness in Colombian spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris). American Journal of Primatology, 77, 1253-1262. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22478.

†*Gonzalez, S.L., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). Addressing the gap: A blueprint for studying bimanual hand preference in infants. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:560. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00560.

#*Boeving, E.R., Lacreuse, A., Hopkins, W.D., Phillips, K.A., Novak, M.A., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). Handedness influences intermanual transfer in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) but not rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Experimental Brain Research, 233, 829-837. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-014-4158-8.

Nelson, E.L., *Figueroa, A., *Albright, S.N., & *Gonzalez, M.F. (2015). Evaluating handedness measures in spider monkeys. Animal Cognition, 18 (1), 345-353. DOI: 10.1007/s10071-014-0805-5.

#Nelson, E.L., Konidaris, G.D., & Berthier, N.E. (2014). Hand preference status and reach kinematics in infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 37 (4), 615-623. DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2014.08.013.

#Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2014). Early handedness in infancy predicts language ability in toddlers. Developmental Psychology, 50, 809-814. DOI: 10.1037/a0033803.

#Michel, G.F., Babik, I., Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Marcinowski, E.C. (2013). How the development of handedness could contribute to the development of language. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 608-620. DOI: 10.1002/dev.21121.

#Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2013). Unimanual to bimanual: Tracking the development of handedness from 6 to 24 months. Infant Behavior and Development, 36 (2), 181-188. DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.01.009. *Elsevier Highly Cited Research Award December 2016*

Nelson, E.L., Konidaris, G.D., Berthier, N.E., Braun, M.C., Novak, M.F.S.X., Suomi, S.J., & Novak, M.A. (2012). Kinematics of reaching and implications for handedness in rhesus monkey infants. Developmental Psychobiology, 54, 460-467. DOI: 10.1002/dev.20604.

Nelson, E.L., Berthier, N.E., Metevier, C.M., & Novak, M.A. (2011). Evidence for motor planning in monkeys: Rhesus macaques select efficient grips when transporting spoons. Developmental Science, 14, 822-831. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2010.01030.x.

Nelson, E.L., Emery, M.S., Babcock, S.M., Novak, M.F.S.X., Suomi, S.J., & Novak, M.A. (2011). Head orientation and handedness trajectory in rhesus monkey infants (Macaca mulatta). Developmental Psychobiology, 53, 246-255. DOI: 10.1002/dev.20517. *Selected as the 2011 Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper*

Nelson, E.L., O'Karma, J.M., Ruperti, F.S., & Novak, M.A. (2009). Laterality in semi-free-ranging black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata): Head-tilt correlates with hand use during feeding. American Journal of Primatology, 71, 1032-1040. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20746.

Hopkins, W., Cantalupo, C., Freeman, H., Russell, J., Kachin, M., & Nelson, E. (2005). Chimpanzees are right-handed when recording bouts of hand use. Laterality, 10 (2), 121-130. DOI: 10.1080/13576500342000347.

Invited Refereed Book Chapters

#Michel, G.F., Marcinowski, E.C., Babik, I., Campbell, J.M., & Nelson, E.L. (2015). An interdisciplinary biopsychosocial perspective on psychological development. In S.D. Calkins (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Development: Biopsychosocial Perspectives (pp. 427-446). Guilford Publications.

#Michel, G.F., Nelson, E.L., Babik, I., Campbell, J.M., & Marcinowski, E.C. (2013). Multiple trajectories in the developmental psychobiology of human handedness. In R.M. Lerner & J.B. Benson (Eds.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 45: Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental System Part B: Ontogenetic Dimensions (pp. 227-260). Elsevier: Academic Press.

Instruments

Nelson, E.L., Campbell, J.M., & Michel, G.F. (2013). Role-Differentiated Bimanual Manipulation (RDBM) Handedness Assessment. PsycTESTS Dataset. doi: 10.1037/t22653-000.