Developmental & Intellectual Abilities


Sakhon, S., Edwards, K., Luongo, A., Murphy, M., & Edgin, J. (2018). Small Sets of Novel Words Are Fully Retained After 1-Week in Typically Developing Children and Down Syndrome: A Fast Mapping Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 24(9), 955-965.
Spanò, G., Gómez, R. L., Demara, B. I., Alt, M., Cowen, S. L., & Edgin, J. O. (2018). REM sleep in naps differentially relates to memory consolidation in typical preschoolers and children with Down syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(46), 11844–11849.



Edgin, J. O., Anand, P., Rosser, T., Pierpont, E. I., Figueroa, C., Hamilton, D., & Nguyen-Driver, M. (2017). The Arizona Cognitive Test Battery for Down Syndrome: Test-Retest Reliability and Practice Effects. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 122(3), 215-234.

Fernandez, F., Nyhuis, C. C., Anand, P., Demara, B. I., Ruby, N. F., Spanò, G., & Edgin, J. O. (2017). Young children with Down syndrome show normal development of circadian rhythms, but poor sleep efficiency: a cross-sectional study across the first 60 months of life. Sleep Medicine, 33, 134-144.

Hay, M., Vanderah, T. W., Samareh-Jahani, F., Constantopoulos, E., Uprety, A. R., Barnes, C. A., & Konhilas, J. (2017). Cognitive impairment in heart failure: A protective role for angiotensin-(1-7). Behavioral Neuroscience, 131(1), 99.

Somerville, L. H., Sasse, S. F., Garrad, M. C., Drysdale, A. T., Abi Akar, N., Insel, C., & Wilson, R. C. (2017). Charting the expansion of strategic exploratory behavior during adolescence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(2), 155.

Spanò, G., & Edgin, J. O. (2017). Everyday memory in individuals with down syndrome: Validation of the observer memory questionnaire–parent form. Child Neuropsychology, 23(5), 523-535.

Spanò, G., Intraub, H., & Edgin, J. O. (2017). Testing the “Boundaries” of boundary extension: Anticipatory scene representation across development and disorder. Hippocampus, 27(6), 726-739.


Fernandez, F., & Edgin, J. O. (2016). Pharmacotherapy in Down's syndrome: which way forward? The Lancet Neurology, 15(8), 776-777.

Van Hoogmoed, A., Nadel, L. & Spanò, G. & Edgin, J.O. (2016). ERP correlates of object recognition memory in Down syndrome: Do active and passive tasks measure the same thing? Neuropsychologia.


Edgin, J.O., Clark, C.A.C., Massand, E., & Karmiloff-Smith, A.  (2015). Building an adaptive brain across development: Targets for neurorehabilitation must begin in infancy, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 232.

Edgin, J.O., Tooley, U., Demara, B., Nyhuis, C., Anand, P. & Spanò, G. (2015). Sleep disturbance and expressive language development in preschool-age children with Down syndrome. Child Development.

Fernandez F. & Reeves R.H. (2015). Assessing cognitive improvement in people with Down syndrome: Important considerations for drug efficacy trials.  Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, 228, 335-380.

Lee NR, Anand P, Will E, Adeyemi EI, Clasen LS, Blumenthal JD, Giedd JN, Daunhauer LA, Fidler DJ and Edgin JO (2015). Everyday executive functions in Down syndrome from early childhood to young adulthood: evidence for both unique and shared characteristics compared to youth with sex chromosome trisomy (XXX and XXY). Front. Behav. Neurosci. 9:264. 

Mason, G. M., Spanó, G., & Edgin, J.O. (2015). Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder in Down syndrome: Effects of the dopamine receptor D4 gene. American journal on intellectual and developmental disabilities, 120(1), 58-71.

Sabbgh, M. & Edgin, J.O. (2015). Clinical assessment of cognitive decline in adults with Down syndrome, Current Alzheimer Research.

Spanò, G., Peterson, M., Nadel, L., Rhoads, C., & Edgin, J.O. (2015). Seeing can be remembering: Interactions between memory and perception in typical and atypical development. Clinical Psychological Science, 1-18.


Breslin, J., Spanò, G., Bootzin, R., Anand, P., Nadel, L. & Edgin, J.O. (2014). Obstructive sleep apnea and cognition in Down syndrome, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56 (7), 657-664.

Zampieri B.L., Fernandez F., Pearson J.N., Stasko M.R., & Costa A.C.S. (2014). Ultrasonic vocalizations during male-female interaction in the mouse model of Down syndrome Ts65Dn.  Physiology & Behavior, 128, 119-125. 


Anderson, J.S., Nielsen, J.A., Ferguson, M.A., Burback, M.C., Cox, E.T., Dai, L., Gerig, G., Edgin, J.O. & Korenberg, J.R. (2013). Abnormal brain synchrony in Down syndrome. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2, 703-715.

Chen, C., Spanò, G. & Edgin, J.O. (2013). The impact of sleep disruption on executive function in Down syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities34 (6), 2033-2039.

Edgin, J.O. (2013). Cognition in Down syndrome: A developmental cognitive neuroscience perspective. WIREs Cognitive Science, 4, 307-317. 

Fernandez, F. & Edgin, J.O. (2013). Poor sleep as a precursor to cognitive decline in Down syndrome: A hypothesis. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinsonism, 3, 124. Special Issue on Down syndrome. 

Grilli, M.D., & Glisky, E.L. (2013). Imagining a better memory: self-imagination in memory-impaired patients. Clinical Psychological Science, 1(1), 93-99.


Grilli, M.D., & Glisky, E.L. (2011). The self-imagination effect: benefits of a self-referential encoding strategy on cued recall in memory-impaired individuals with neurological damage. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 929-933.

Grilli, M.D., & McFarland, C.P. (2011). Imagine that: self-imagining enhances prospective memory in memory-impaired individuals with neurological damage. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 21(6), 847-859.


Grilli, M.D., & Glisky, E.L. (2010). Self-Imagination enhances recognition memory in memory-impaired individuals with neurological damage. Neuropsychology, 24 (6), 698 -710.