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Publications

2021

Smith, C., Jones, E. J., Charman, T., Clackson, K., Mirza, F., & Wass, S. (2021). Anxious parents show higher physiological synchrony with their infants. Psychological Medicine, 1-11.

Wass, S., Smith, C., Stubbs, L., Clackson, K., & Mirza, F. (2021). Physiological stress, sustained attention and cognitive engagement in 12-month-old infants from urban environments. Developmental Psychology (accepted). Preprint version available in full [here].

2020

Wass, S., Smith, C., Clackson, K., & Mirza, F. (2020). In infancy, it’s the extremes of arousal that are ‘sticky’: naturalistic data challenge purely homeostatic approaches to studying self‐regulationDevelopmental Science, doi: 10.1111/desc.13059. Preprint version available in full [here].

Smith, C. G., Jones E. J. H., Wass, S. V., Pasco, G., Johnson, M. H., Charman, T., Wan, M. W., & The BASIS Team. Infant effortful control mediates relations between nondirective parenting and anxiety-related child behaviours in an autism-enriched infant cohort. PsyArXiv, doi: 10.31234/osf.io/gdjz2.

2019

Wass, S. V., Smith, C. G., Clackson, K., Gibb, C., Eitzenberger, J., & Mirza, F. U. (2019). Parents mimic and influence their infant’s autonomic state through dynamic affective state matchingCurrent Biology29(14), 2415-2422.

Wass, S. V., Smith, C. G., Daubney, K. R., Suata, Z. M., Clackson, K., Begum, A., & Mirza, F. U. (2019). Influences of environmental stressors on autonomic function in 12‐month‐old infants: understanding early common pathways to atypical emotion regulation and cognitive performance. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry60(12), 1323-1333.