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Peer-reviewed publications


Brain charts for the human lifespan

Bethlehem, R. A. I. , Seidlitz, J., White, S. R., Vogel, J. W., Anderson K. M., Adamson, C., ... Astle, D. E., ..., & Schaare, H. L.


Annual research review: the transdiagnostic revolution in neurodevelopmental disorders

Astle, D. E., Holmes, J., Kievit, R. A., & Gathercole, S. 

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Testing deprivation and threat: A preregistered network analysis of the dimensions of early adversity

Carozza, S., Holmes, J., & Astle, D. E.

Psychological Science

Homophilic wiring principles underpin neuronal network topology in vitro

Akarca, D., Dunn, A. W. E., Hornauer, P. J., Ronchi, S., Fiscella, M., Wang, C., Terrigno, M., Jagasia, R., Vértes, P. E., Mierau, S. B., Paulsen, O., Eglen, S. J., Hierlemann, A., Astle, D. E., & Schröter, M.


Maternal mental health mediates links between socioeconomic status and child development

Smith, T. A., Kievit, R. A., & Astle, D. E.

Current Psychology

Transdiagnostic profiles of behaviour and communication relate to academic and socioemotional functioning and neural white matter organisation

Mareva, S., Akarca, D., & Holmes, J.

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Associations between parental socioeconomic status and children’s cognitive skills are mostly broad and non-specific

Bignardi, G., Mareva, S., & Astle, D. E.


Testing the specificity of environmental risk factors for developmental outcomes

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E. S., & Astle, D. E.

Child Development

Segregation and integration of the functional connectome in neurodevelopmentally ‘at risk’ children

Jones, J. S., The CALM Team, & Astle, D. E.
Developmental Science

Social and emotional characteristics of girls and young women with DDX3X-associated intellectual disability: a descriptive and comparative study

Ng-Cordell, E., Kolesnik-Taylor, A., O’Brien, S., Astle, D .E., Scerif, G., & Baker, K.

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 

Statistical power for cluster analysis

Dalmaijer, E. S., Nord, C. L., & Astle, D. E.

BMC Bioinformatics

Risk of Early Versus Later Rebleeding From Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas With Cortical Venous Drainage

Durnford, A. J., Akarca, D., David Culliford, D., ..., Zipfel, G. J., Diederik O Bulters, D. O., & CONDOR Investigators


Higher-order dimensions of psychopathology in a neurodevelopmental transdiagnostic sample

Holmes, J., Mareva, S., Bennett, M. P., Black, M. J., & Guy, J. 

Journal of Abnormal Psychology

Cognitive and academic skills in two developmental cohorts of different ability level: a mutualistic network perspective

Mareva, S., The CALM Team, & Holmes, J.

Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Registered report: How open do you want your science? An international investigation into knowledge and attitudes of psychology students

Jarke, H., Jakob, L., Bojanić, L., Garcia-Garzon, E., Mareva, S., Mutak, A., & Gjorgjiovska, J.


Cognition, Behaviour, and Mental Health in Struggling Learners: A Spotlight on Girls

Guy, J., Mareva, S., Franckel, G., & Holmes, J.  

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Advances

FarmApp: a new assessment of cognitive control and memory for children and young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties

Brkić, D., Ng-Cordell, E., O'Brien, S., Martin, J., Scerif, G., Astle, D. E., & Baker, K.

Child Neuropsychology

The globalizability of temporal discounting

Ruggeri, K., Panin, A., Vdovic, M., Većkalov, B., … Mareva, S., … & Garcia-Garzon, E.

Nature Human Behaviour

Registered report: How open do you want your science? An international investigation into knowledge and attitudes of psychology students

Jarke, H., Jakob, L., Bojanić, L., Garcia-Garzon, E., Mareva, S., Mutak, A., & Gjorgjiovska, J.

Plos one


The neural correlates of working memory training in typically developing children

Jones, J. S., Adlam, A. R., Benattayallah, A., & Milton, F. N.

Child Development

A transdiagnostic data-driven study of children’s behaviour and the functional connectome

Jones, J. S., the CALM Team & Astle, D. E.

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

A generative network model of neurodevelopmental diversity in structural brain organization

Akarca, D., Vértes, P.E., Bullmore, E.T., the CALM team, & Astle, D. E. 

Nature Communications

Two pathways to self-harm in adolescence

Uh, S., Dalmaijer, E., Siugzdaite, R., Ford, T. J., & Astle, D. E. 

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Decoding expectation and surprise in dementia: the paradigm of music

Benhamou, E., Zhao, S., Sivasathiaseelan, H., Johnson, J. C. S., Requena-Komuro, M., Bond, R. L., et al.

Brain Communications

Bridging brain and cognition: a multilayer network analysis of brain structural covariance and general intelligence in a developmental sample of struggling learners

Simpson-Kent, I.L., Fried, E.I., Akarca, D., Mareva, S., Bullmore, E.T., the CALM Team, & Kievit, R.A. 

Journal of Intelligence

A causal role for gastric rhythm in human disgust avoidance

Nord*, C.L., Dalmaijer*, E.S., Armstrong, T., Baker, K., & Dalgleish, T.

Current Biology

Just a phase? Mapping the transition of behavioural problems from childhood to adolescence

Bathelt, J., Vignoles, A., & Astle, D. E.

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Training-dependent transfer within a set of nested tasks

Rennie, J., Jones, J., & Astle, D. E.

Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Far and wide: Associations between childhood socio-economic status and brain connectomics

Johnson, A., Bathelt, J., Akarca, D., Crickmore, G., RED Team. & Astle, D. E.

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Subjective SES is associated with children’s neurophysiological response to auditory oddballs

Anwyl-Irvine, A.L., Dalmaijer, E.S., Quinn, A., Johnson, A., & Astle, D.E.

Cerebral Cortex Communications

The role of affectionate caregiver touch in early neurodevelopment and parent–infant interactional synchrony

Carozza, S & Leong, V

Frontiers in Neuroscience

Psycho-social factors associated with mental resilience in the Corona lockdown

Veer I. M., et al. 

Translational psychiatry

Out of control: An altered parieto-occipital-cerebellar network for impulsivity in bipolar disorder

Lapomarda, G., Pappaianni, E., Siugzdaite, R., Sanfey, A.G., Rumiati, R.I., Grecucci, A.

Behavioural Brain Research

The general fault in our fault lines

Ruggeri et al. 

Nature Human Behaviour

A randomized control trial of the effects of home-based online attention training and working memory training on cognition and everyday function in a community stroke sample

Peers, P. V., Punton, S. F., Murphy, F. C., Watson, P., Bateman, A., Duncan, J., Astle., D. E., Hampshire, A., & Manly, T.

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation


Transdiagnostic brain mapping in developmental disorders

Siugzdaite, R, Bathelt, J, Holmes, J, & Astle, D.E.

Current Biology

Beyond the ‘core deficit’ hypothesis in developmental disorders

Astle, D. E., & Fletcher-Watson, S.

Current Directions in Psychological Science

Gene functional networks and autism spectrum characteristics in young people with intellectual disability. 

Brkic, D., Ng-Cordell, E., O'brien, S., Scerif, G., Astle, D. E., & Baker, K.

Molecular Autism

Longitudinal increases in childhood depression symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown. 

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E. S., Anwyl-Irvine, A. L., Smith, T. A., Siugzdaite, R., Uh, S., & Astle, D. E.

Archives of Childhood Diseases 


Collecting big data with small screens: Group tests of children’s cognition with touchscreen tablets are reliable and valid. 

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E. S., Anwyl-Irvine, A., & Astle, D. E. 

Behavioural Research Methods

Online timing accuracy and precision: A comparison of platforms, browsers, and participant’s devices

Anwyl-Irvine, A. L., Dalmaijer, E. S., Hodges, N., & Evershed, J.

Behavior Research Methods

I’ve seen enough! Prolonged and repeated exposure to disgusting stimuli increases oculomotor avoidance

Armstrong, T., Stewart, J.G., Dalmaijer, E.S., Rowe, M., Danielson, S., Engel, M., Bailey, B., & Morris, M.


The strengths and difficulties questionnaire predicts concurrent mental health difficulties in a transdiagnostic sample of struggling learners

Bryant, A., Guy, J., The CALM Team, & Holmes, J.

Frontiers in Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Cognitive plasticity and brain stimulation

Byrne, E. M., Nord, C., & Holmes, J. 

Cognitive Training: An Overview of Features and Applications

The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on within-and cross-paradigm transfer following multi-session backward recall training

Byrne, E. M., Ewbank, M. P., Gathercole, S. E., & Holmes, J. 

Brain & Cognition

Forever yuck: Oculomotor avoidance of disgusting stimuli is highly resistant to habituation

Dalmaijer, E. S., Lee, A., Leiter, R., Brown, Z., & Armstrong, T.

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Magnetoencephalography and developmental cognitive neuroscience

Dalmaijer, E. S., Bignardi, G., Anwyl-Irvine, A. L., Hauk, O., & Astle, D. E.

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Is the peer presence effect on heightened adolescent risky decision making only present in males?

Defoe, I. N., Dubas, J., Dalmaijer, E. S., & Van Aken, M.

Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Internal neurolysis: ‘Nerve combing’ for trigeminal neuralgia without neurovascular conflict – early UK outcome

Durnford, A. J., Gasstra, B., Akarca, D., Lodge, A., Ewbank, F.G., Noorani, I., Vajramani, G., & Sparrow, O.C.

British Journal of Neurosurgery

Surgical treatment of chronic subdural haematomas in nonagenarians: who to treat?

Ewbank, F.G., Durnford, A.J., Akarca, D., & Hempenstall, J.

World Neurosurgery

Dispositional playfulness in young children: A cross-sectional and longitudinal examination of the psychometric properties of a new child self-reported playfulness scale and associations with social behaviour

Fink, E., Mareva, S., & Gibson, J. L.

Infant and Child Development

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension: shunt failure and the role of obesity

Greener, D.*, Akarca, D.*, Durnford, A.J., Ewbank, F.G., Buckland, G.R., & Hempenstall, J.

World Neurosurgery

Understanding attention, memory and social biases in fragile X syndrome: Going below the surface with a multi-method approach

Guy, J., Ng-Cordell, E*., Doherty, B., Duta, M., & Scerif, G.

Research in Developmental Disabilities

Cognitive dimensions of learning in children with problems in attention, learning and memory

Holmes, J., Guy, J., Kievit, R. A., Bryant, A., Mareva, S., The CALM Team & Gathercole, S. E. 

Journal of Educational Psychology

Age-related differences in adults’ ability to follow spoken instructions

Jaroslawka, A. J., Bartup, G., Forsberg, A., & Holmes, J.


Voluntary modulation of saccadic peak velocity associated with individual differences in motivation

Muhammed, K., Dalmaijer, E. S., Manohar, S., & Husain, M.


Dissociable effects of attention vs working memory training on cognitive performance and everyday functioning following fronto-parietal strokes

Peers, P. V., Astle, D. E., Duncan, J., Murphy, F. C., Hampshire, A., Das, T., & Manly, T. 

Neuropsychological rehabilitation

Different luminance- and texture-defined contrast sensitivity profiles for school-aged children

Silvestre, D., Guy, J., Hanck, J., Cornish, K., & Bertone, A.

Scientific Reports

Exploring the relationship between social class and quality of life: The mediating role of power and status

Wingen, T., Englich, B., Estal-Muñoz, V., Mareva, S., & Kassianos, A. P. 

Applied Research in Quality of Life


Gorilla in our midst: An online behavioral experiment builder

Anwyl-Irvine, AL, Massonnié, J, Flitton, A et al.  

Behavioural Research Methods

Remapping the cognitive and neural profiles of children who

struggle at school

Astle, D, Bathelt, J, the CALM Team, & Holmes, J 

Developmental Science

Whole-brain white matter organization, intelligence, and educational attainment

Bathelt, J, Scerif, G, Nobre, AC, & Astle, D

Trends in Neuroscience and Education

The cingulum as a marker of individual differences in neurocognitive development

Bathelt, J, Johnson, A, Zhang, M, & Astle, D

Scientific Reports

Functional network dynamics in a neurodevelopmental disorder of known genetic origin

Hawkins, E, Akarca, D, Zhang, M, Brkić, D, Woolrich, M, Baker, K., & Astle, D

Human Brain Mapping

Children’s CBT skills, metacognition, empathy, and theory of mind

Jones, J, Souchay, C, Moulin, C, Reynolds, S, & Adlam, AL

Journal of Children's Services

The academic outcomes of working memory and metacognitive strategy training in children: A double‐blind randomised controlled trial

Jones, JS, Milton, F, Mostazir, M, & Adlam, AL

Developmental Science

Transdiagnostic associations across communication, cognitive, and behavioural problems in a developmentally at-risk population: a network approach 

Mareva S, the CALM team, & Holmes J

BMC pediatrics 

STXBP1-associated neurodevelopmental disorder: A comparative study of behavioural characteristics

O’Brien, S, Ng-Cordell, E, Astle, D, Scerif, G, & Baker, K

Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Mapping differential responses to cognitive training using machine learning

Rennie, JP, Zhang, M, Hawkins, E, Bathelt, J, Astle, DE

Developmental Science

Multi-target visual search organisation across the lifespan: Cancellation task performance in a large and demographically stratified sample of healthy adults

Benjamins*, JS, Dalmaijer*, ES, Ten Brink, AF, Nijboer, TCW, & Van der Stigchel, S

Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

Women with early maltreatment experience show increased resting-state functional connectivity in the theory of mind (ToM) network
Boccadoro, S, Siugzdaite, R, Hudson, AR, Maeyens, L, Van Hamme, C, & Mueller, SC

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Is the peer presence effect on heightened adolescent risky decision making only present in males?

Defoe, IN, Dubas, J, Dalmaijer, ES, & Van Aken, M

Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Hub disruption in patients with chronic neck pain: a graph analytical approach

De Pauw  R, Aerts H, Siugzdaite R, Meeus M, Coppieters I, Caeyenberghs K, Cagnie B


Working memory and classroom learning

Fancourt, A, & Holmes, J

The BrainCanDo Handbook of Teaching and Learning

Do tangible user interfaces promote social behaviour during free play? A comparison of autistic and typically-developing children playing with passive and digital construction toys

Francis G, Farr W, Mareva S, & Gibson J

Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Making sense of social pretense: The effect of the dyad, sex, and language ability in a large observational study of children’s behaviors in a social pretend play context 

Gibson J, Fink E, Torres P, Browne, W, & Mareva, S 

Social Development

The pupillary light response reflects visual working memory content

Husta, C, Dalmaijer, E, Belopolsky, A, & Mathôt, S

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance


Voluntary modulation of saccadic peak velocity associated with individual differences in motivation

Muhammed, K, Dalmaijer, E, Manohar, S, & Husain, M


How does genetic diagnosis influence autism in children with intellectual disability

Ng-Cordell, E, Brkic, D, O'Brien, S, Scerif, G, Astle, D, & Baker, K

Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

Less is more: Morphometric and psychological differences between low and high reappraisers

Pappaianni E, De Pisapia N, Siugzdaite R, Crescentini C, Calcagnì A, Job R, Grecucci A

Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioural Neuroscience

Interventions targeting working memory in 4–11 year olds within their everyday contexts: A systematic review

Rowe, A, Titterington, J, Holmes, J, Henry, L, & Taggart, L

Developmental Review

Advancing methods for psychological assessment across borders: Guidance for early career researchers designing reproducible science

Ruggeri, K, Bojanić, L, van Bokhorst, L, Mareva, S, Ojinaga Alfageme, O, & Jarke, H

Frontiers in Psychology

The graded fate of unattended stimulus representations in visuospatial working memory

Sahan, MI, Dalmaijer, ES, Verguts, T, Husain, M, & Fias, W

Frontiers in Psychology

Testing the expanded continuum hypothesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Neural and psychological evidence for shared and distinct mechanisms

Sorella, S, Lapomarda, G, Messina, I, Frederickson, JJ, Siugzdaite, R, Job, R, & Grecucci, A

NeuroImage: Clinical

Anticipation of a mentally effortful task recruits Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex: An fNIRS validation study

Vassena, E, Gerrits, R, Demanet, J, Verguts, T, & Siugzdaite, R



Children's academic attainment is linked to the global organization of the white matter connectome

Bathelt J, Gathercole SE, Butterfield S, the CALM team, & Astle D

Developmental Science

Differences in brain morphology and working memory capacity across childhood

Bathelt J, Gathercole SE, Johnson A, & Astle D

Developmental Science

Data-driven subtyping of executive function-related behavioral problems in children

Bathelt J, Holmes J, the CALM team, & Astle D

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Beyond the vestibulo-ocular reflex: Vestibular input is processed centrally to achieve visual stability

Dalmaijer ES


Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of single-dose guanfacine in unilateral neglect following stroke

Dalmaijer*, ES, Li*, KMS, Gorgoraptis, N, Leff, AP, Cohen, DL, Parton, AD, Husain, M, & Malhotra, PA

Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry

Sniffing out causes of gastrointestinal disorders: a review of volatile metabolomics biomarkers

Ahmed I, Niaz Z, Ewbank FG, Akarca D, Felwick RK & Furnari M 

Biomarkers in Medicine

Information-based cues at point of choice to change selection and consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco products: A systematic review

Carter P, Bignardi G, Hollands GJ, & Marteau TM

BMC Public Health

Nutritional labelling for healthier food or non-alcoholic drink purchasing and consumption

Crockett RA, King SE, Marteau TM, Prevost AT, Bignardi G, Roberts NW, ... Jebb SA

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Visual search and autism symptoms: What young children search for and co‐occurring ADHD matter

Doherty BR, Charman T, Johnson MH, Scerif G, Gliga T, Dalmaijer ES …

Developmental Science

Neuroethics questions to guide ethical research in the international brain initiatives

Global Neuroethics Summit Delegates, Rommelfanger KS, Jeong SJ, Fukushi T, Ramos KM ... Singh I 


Cross-frequency phase-amplitude coupling as a mechanism for temporal orienting of attention in childhood

Mento G, Astle D, Scerif G

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience


Dissociable effects of attention vs working memory training on cognitive performance and everyday functioning following fronto-parietal strokes

Peers PV, Astle DE, Duncan J, Murphy FC, Hampshire A, Das T, ... Manly T

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

The selfishness questionnaire: egocentric, adaptive, and pathological forms of selfishness

Raine A & Uh S

Journal of Personality Assessment

Do safety behaviors preserve threat expectancy?

van Uijen S, Dalmaijer E, van den Hout M, Engelhard I

Journal of Experimental Psychopathology


Impact of calorie labelling in worksite cafeterias: a stepped wedge randomised controlled pilot trial

Vasiljevic M, Cartwright E, Pilling M, Lee MM, Bignardi G, Pechey R, ... Marteau TM

The international Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity



An evaluation of commonly used external ventricular drain securement methods in a porcine model; recommendations to improve practice

Akarca D, Durnford AJ, Ewbank FG, Hempenstall J, Ahmed SR, Gould AER & Bulters DO

World Neurosurgery

Global and local connectivity differences converge with gene expression in a neurodevelopmental disorder of known genetic origin

Bathelt J, Barnes J, Raymond FL, Baker K, Astle D

Cerebral Cortex

The TIPPME intervention typology for changing environments to change behaviour

Hollands G, Bignardi G, Johnston M, Kelly M, Ogilvie D, Petticrew M, ... Marteau T

Nature Human Behaviour

Changing environments to change behaviour: Use of the typology of interventions in proximal physical micro-environments tool

Hollands Gareth J, Bignardi Giacomo, Johnston Marie, Kelly Michael P, Ogilvie David, Petticrew Mark, ... Marteau Theresa M

Public Health Science Conference

Larger stimuli require longer processing time for perception

Kanai, R, Dalmaijer, ES, Sherman, MT, Kawakita, G, & Paffen, CLE


Reactions on Twitter to updated alcohol guidelines in the UK: A content analysis

Stautz K, Bignardi G, Hollands GJ, Marteau TM

BMJ Open

Protein structure and phenotypic analysis of pathogenic and population missense variants in STXBP1

Suri M, Evers JMG, Laskowski RA, O'Brien S, Baker K, Clayton-Smith J, ... Wright CF

Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine

Perception of object illumination depends on highlights and shadows, not shading

Te Pas, SF, Pont, SC, Dalmaijer, ES, & Hooge, ICT

Journal of Vision



Training working memory in childhood enhances coupling between frontoparietal control network and task-related regions

Barnes JJ, Nobre AC, Woolrich MW, Baker K, & Astle D

The Journal of Neuroscience

Electrophysiological measures of resting state functional connectivity and their relationship with working memory capacity in childhood

Barnes JJ, Woolrich MW, Baker K, Colclough GL, & Astle D

Developmental Science

Structural brain abnormalities in a single gene disorder associated with epilepsy, language impairment and intellectual disability

Bathelt J, Astle D, Barnes J, Raymond FL, Baker K

NeuroImage: Clinical

Language problems and ADHD symptoms: How specific are the links?

Hawkins E, Gathercole S, Astle D, the Calm Team, & Holmes J

Brain Sciences

How common are WM deficits in children with difficulties in reading and mathematics?

Gathercole SE, Woolgar F, the CALM Team , Kievit RA, Astle D, Manly T, ... Holmes J

Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Top-down activation of spatiotopic sensory codes in perceptual and working memory search

Kuo BC, Nobre AC, Scerif G, Astle D

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Developmental and individual differences in the precision of visuospatial memory

Sarigiannidis I, Crickmore G, & Astle D

Cognitive Development



The neural dynamics of fronto-parietal networks in childhood revealed using magnetoencephalography

Astle D, Luckhoo H, Woolrich M, Kuo BC, Nobre AC, Scerif G

Cerebral Cortex

Cognitive training enhances intrinsic brain connectivity in childhood

Astle D, Barnes JJ, Baker K, Colclough GL, Woolrich MW

The Journal of Neuroscience

Semantic advantage for learning new phonological form representations

Hawkins E, Astle D, & Rastle K

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychopathology and cognitive performance in individuals with membrane-associated guanylate kinase mutations: a functional network phenotyping study

Baker K, Scerif G, Astle D, Fletcher PC, Raymond FL

Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Epilepsy, cognitive deficits and neuroanatomy in males with ZDHHC9 mutations

Baker K, Astle D, Scerif G, Barnes J, Smith J, Moffat G, ... Raymond FL

Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology



Distinct neural mechanisms of individual and developmental differences in VSTM capacity

Astle D, Harvey H, Stokes M, Mohseni H, Nobre AC, Scerif G

Developmental Psychobiology

Neural mechanisms by which attention modulates the comparison of remembered and perceptual representations

Kuo BC & Astle D

PloS One

Modulation of alpha power at encoding and retrieval tracks the precision of visual short-term memory

Poliakov E, Stokes MG, Woolrich MW, Mantini D, Astle D

Journal of Neurophysiology

Memory load modulates graded changes in distracter filtering

Shimi A, Woolrich MW, Mantini D, & Astle D
Frontiers in human neuroscience

Age group and individual differences in attentional orienting dissociate neural mechanisms of encoding and maintenance in visual STM

Shimi A, Kuo BC, Astle D, Nobre AC, & Scerif G

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Orienting attention within visual short-term memory: Development and mechanisms

Shimi A, Nobre AC, Astle D, & Scerif G

Child Development


Dimensions of early life adversity and their associations with functional brain organisation.
​Vedechkina, M., Astle, D. E., & Holmes, J. (2024).
Imaging Neuroscience, 2, 1-25.
Mapping the role of sexuality in adolescent mental health.

Andrews, J., Astle, D., Jones, J., & Blakemore, S. J. (2022).


Global topology of human connectome is insensitive to early life environments–A prospective longitudinal study of the general population.

Carozza, S., Holmes, J., Akarca, D., & Astle, D. E. (2024).  Developmental Science, e13490.

What is developmental about developmental prosopagnosia? 

Epihova, G., & Astle, D. E. (2024). 


Recognition of animal faces is impaired in developmental prosopagnosia

Epihova, G., Cook, R., & Andrews, T. J. (2023). 

Cognition, 237, 105477.

Understanding divergence: Placing developmental neuroscience in its dynamic context

Astle, D.E., Bassett, D.S., Viding, E.

Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 105539


Spatially embedded recurrent neural networks reveal widespread links between structural and functional neuroscience findings

Achterberg, J., Akarca, A., Strouse, D. J., Duncan, J., Astle, D.E.

Nature Machine Intelligence

The adaptive stochasticity hypothesis: Modeling equifinality, multifinality, and adaptation to adversity

Carozza, S., Akarca, D., Astle, D.E.


Toward computational neuroconstructivism: a framework for developmental systems neuroscience

Astle, D. E., Johnson, M. H., & Akarca, D.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences

We need timely access to mental health data: implications of the Goldacre review

Astle, D. E., Moore, A., Marryat, L., ..., & Ford, T. J.

The Lancet Psychiatry

Parental socioeconomic status weakly predicts specific cognitive and academic skills beyond general cognitive ability

Bignardi, G., Mareva, S., Astle, D.E.

Developmental Science

Testing the triple network model of psychopathology in a Transdiagnostic neurodevelopmental cohort

Jones, J.S., Monaghan, A., Leyland-Craggs, A., Astle, D.E.

NeuroImage: Clinical

Exploring neural heterogeneity in inattention and hyperactivity

Zdorovtsova, N., Jonathan Jones, J., Akarca, D., Benhamou, E., The CALM Team, & Astle D. E.


Early adversity changes the economic conditions of mouse structural brain network organization

Carozza, S., Holmes, J., Vértes, P. E., Bullmore, E., Arefin, T. M., Pugliese, A., Astle, D. E.

Developmental Psychobiology

Challenges and solutions to measurement of neurocognitive mechanisms in developmental settings

Pezzoli, P., Parsons, S., Kievit, R. A., Astle, D. E., Huys, Q. J. M., Steinbeis, N., & Viding, E.

Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging

The entropy of resting-state neural dynamics is a marker of general cognitive ability in childhood

Zdorovtsova, N., Young, E.J., Akarca, D., Anwyl-Irvine, A., The RED Team, The CALM Team, Astle, D.E.


Recognition of animal faces is impaired in developmental prosopagnosia

Epihova, G., Cook, R., & Andrews, T. J. (2023). 

Cognition, 237, 105477

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