Erica Musser

Erica Musser


•Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
•M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
•M.S., Human Development, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
•B.A., Biology; Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Research Interests

Developmental Psychopathology, Emotion- and Self-Regulatory Processes, Parenting Behavioral Processes

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Musser, E.D., Karalunas, S.L., Dieckmann, N., Peris, T.S., & Nigg, J.T. (2016). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Developmental Trajectories related to Parental Expressed Emotion. Journal of Abnormal Psychology.

Nigg, J. T., Johnstone, J. M., Musser, E. D., Long, H. G., Willoughby, M., & Shannon, J. (2016). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and being overweight/obesity: New data and meta-analysis. Clinical psychology review, 43, 67-79.

Stadler, D., Musser, E.D., Holton, K., Shannon, J. & Nigg, J.T. (2016). Duration of breastfeeding predicts attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Six months or more as protective. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Ward, A.R., Alarcon, G., Nigg, J.T., & Musser, E.D.* (2015). Parasympathetic dysregulation as a mechanism for working memory deficits in childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Wilmot, E., Fry, R., Musser, E.D., Mill, J., Nigg, J.T. (2015). Methylomic analysis of salivary DNA in childhood ADHD identifies altered DNA methylation in VIPR2. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Musser, E.D., Hawkey, E., Kachan-Liu, S.S., Steiner, R.D., Lees, P., Roullet, J.-B., Goddard, K., Nigg, J.T. (2014). Shared familial transmission of autism spectrum and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(7), 819-827. DOI: 10.1111/jcpp.12201

Karalunas, S.L., Fair, D., Musser, E.D., Aykes, K., Iyer, S., Nigg, J.T. (2014). Toward biologically-based nosology: ADHD subtyping using temperament dimensions. Journal of the American Medical Association: Psychiatry, 71(9), 1015-1024. DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.763.

Wild, K.V., Musser, E.D. (2014). The CANTAB battery to assess executive functioning. In S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook on Executive Functioning. New York: Guilford Press. ISBN 13: 9781493903375

Musser, E.D., Galloway-Long, H.S., Frick, P.J., Nigg, J.T. (2013). Autonomic subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52(2), 163-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaac.2012.11.009

Bernstein, R.E., Musser, E.D., Ablow, J.C., Measelle, J.R., Laurent, H.K. (2013). In an idealized world: Can discrepancies across self-reported parental care and abuse experience during childhood predict infant attachment avoidance? Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 14(5), 529-545. DOI:10.1080/15299732.2013.773476

Bernstein, R.E., Measelle, J.R., Laurent, H.K., Ablow, J.C., Musser, E.D. (2013). Sticks and stones may break my bones but words relate to adult physiology? Child abuse experience and women's sympathetic nervous system response while self-reporting trauma, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma, 22(10), 1117-1136. DOI: 10.1080/10926771.2013.850138

Musser, E.D., Laurent, H.K., Ablow, J.C. (2012). Neural correlates of maternal sensitivity: An fMRI study, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2(4), 428-436. DOI:10.1016/j.dcn.2012.04.003

Costa Dias, T.G., Wilson, V.B., Bathula, D.R., Iyer, S., Mills, K.L., Thurlow, B.L., Stevens, C.A., Musser, E.D., Carpenter, S.D., Mitchell1, S.H. Nigg, J.T., Fair, D. A. (2012). Reward circuit connectivity relates to delay discounting in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, European Neuropsychopharmacology, 23(1), 33-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2012.10.015

Mills, K.L., Bathula, D., Costa Dias, T.G., Fenesy, M.C., Musser, E.D., Stevens,C.A., Thurlow, B.L., Carpenter, S.D., Nagel., B.J., Nigg, J.T., Fair, D.A. (2012). Altered cortico-striatal-thalamic connectivity in relation to spatial working memory capacity in children with ADHD, Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation, 3(1), 1-17. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2012.00002

Musser, E. D., Backs, R.W., Schmitt, C.F., Ablow, J.C., Measelle, J.R., Nigg, J.T. (2011). Emotion regulation via the autonomic nervous system in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39(6), 841-852. DOI: 10.1007/s10802-011-9499-1

Musser, E.D., Measelle, J.R., Ablow, J.C. (2011). Predicting maternal insensitivity: The effects of postnatal depression and respiratory sinus arrhythmia, Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(4), 350-359. DOI: 10.1002/imhj.21310

Wilson, V.B., Mitchell, S.H., Musser, E.D., Schmitt, C.F., Nigg, J.T. (2010). Delay discounting of reward in ADHD: Application in young children, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(3), 256-264.a DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02347.x