Education & Training
- University of Delaware, Ph.D
Research Interest Summary
Affective Disorders; Parent-Child Interactions; Child Socio-Emotional Development
Early developmental mechanisms of risk for affective disorders, role of dyadic parent-child interactions in child socio-emotional development, neurobehavioral indices of reward in young children.
Morgan, J.K., Silk, J.S., Woods, B.K., & Forbes, E.E. (in press). Differential neural responding to affective stimuli in 6- to 8-year old children at high familial risk for depression: Associations with behavioral reward seeking. Journal of Affective Disorders,
Morgan, J.K., Shaw, D.S., & Forbes, E.E. (2014). Maternal depression and warmth during childhood predict age 20 neural response to reward. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 108-117
Morgan, J.K., Izard, C.E., & Hyde, C. (2014). Emotional reactivity and regulation in Head Start children: Links to ecologically valid behaviors and internalizing problems. Social Development, 23, 250-266
Finlon, K. J., Izard, C.E., Seidenfeld, A., Johnson, S.R., Woodburn Cavadel, E., Krauthamer Ewing, E.S. & Morgan, J.K. (2015). Emotion-based preventive intervention: Effectively promoting emotion knowledge and adaptive behavior among at-risk preschoolers. Development and Psychopathology, 27, 1353-1365.