1 Curriculum Vitae Madeline Harms, Ph.D. Child Emotion Lab Waisman Center, rm Highland Ave Madison, WI Phone: (cell) Education Graduate: Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN: Ph.D. in Child Psychology, Summer 2015 Dissertation Committee: Megan Gunnar (Chair), Kathleen M. Thomas (Advisor), Stephanie M. Carlson (Co-advisor), Shmuel Lissek Dissertation: Developmental changes in reward processing and sensitivity to social ostracism Undergraduate: Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA: B.A. in Psychology with Honors, May 2008 Advisors: Jennie Pyers, Tracy Gleason Thesis: The roles of language and executive function in preschoolers false belief understanding Current Academic Appointment Sep Postdoctoral Fellow in Emotion Research, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Advisor: Seth Pollak Past Employment History Aug 2008-Aug National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Training Program. Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, autism research section. Supervisors Dr. Alex Martin and Dr. Greg Wallace. Awards/Fellowships/Grants Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIMH Institutional NRSA, Training Program in Emotion Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota Graduate School Fellowship, Institute of Child Development Small Grants: Development of Emotion Perception, March 2011 ($700) Development of Social Approach and Avoidance Tendencies, December 2013 ($1,000) Developmental Changes in Reward Processing and Sensitivity to Social Exclusion, (dissertation), December 2014 ($1,250) Research Interests Affective Decision-Making
2 Adolescent Development Reward Processing Social Cognition Mood and Anxiety Disorders Peer-Reviewed Publications Harms, M.B., Zayas, V., Meltzoff, A.N., & Carlson, S.M. (2014). Stability of executive function and predictions to adaptive behavior from middle childhood to pre-adolescence. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:331. doi: /fpsyg ecollection Gutermuth Anthony, L., Kenworthy, L., Yerys, B.E., Jankowski, K.F., James, J.D., Harms, M.B. et al (2012). Interests in high-functioning autism are more intense, interfering, and idiosyncratic than those in neurotypical development. Development and Psychopathology, 25, Wallace, G.L., Case, L., Harms, M.B, Silvers, J., Kenworthy, L., & Martin, A. (2011). Diminished sensitivity to sad facial expressions in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders is associated with symptomatology and adaptive functioning. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, Harms, M.B., Martin, A., & Wallace, G.L. (2010). Facial Emotion Recognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders: a Review of Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies. Neuropsychology Review, 20, Kenworthy, L., Case, L., Harms, M.B., Martin, A., & Wallace, G.L. (2010). Adaptive behavior ratings correlate with symptomatology and IQ among individuals with highfunctioning autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, Peer-Reviewed Chapters Carlson, S.M., Koenig, M., & Harms, M.B. (2013). Theory of mind. WIREs Cognitive Science. doi: /wcs.1232 Manuscripts in preparation, under review, and in revision: Harms, M.B., Shannon-Bowen, K., Hanson, J. D., & Pollak, S. D. (under review). Instrumental Learning and Cognitive Flexibility are Impaired in Children Exposed to Early Life Stress. Harms, M.B., & Thomas, K.M. (under review). Social Feedback Decreases Avoidance Learning in Late Adolescents. Harms, M.B., Quevedo, K., Casement, M.D., Ruiz, S., Scott, H., Pedro, D. (under review). Adolescent suicidality and brain function during peer interaction. Quevedo, K., Harms, M.B., Scott, H., Thomas, K.M., & Smygda, G. (under review). The neurobiology of self-face processing among depressed adolescents.
3 Harms, M.B., & Thomas, K.M. (in revision). The influence of social stimuli on gambling behavior in children, adolescents, and adults. Harms, M.B., & Thomas, K.M. (in revision). Developmental Changes in Reactions to Peer Ostracism and Incentive-Based Decision-Making. Harms, M.B., Tseng, A., Vizueta, N., Hunt, R.S., Wenner, J.A., & Thomas, K.M. (in revision). Amygdala response to neutral faces: The importance of context. Tseng, A., Harms, M.B., Hunt, R., & Thomas, K.M. (in revision). Developmental change in amygdala response to masked emotional eye-whites and eye-blacks. Paper Presentations: Harms, M.B., Scott, H., Smyda, G., Thomas, K.M., & Quevedo, K. (October 2015). Altered implicit self-processing in adolescent depression: fmri evidence. In Social Cognition: Neural Processes and Disorders. Symposium conducted at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL. Harms, M.B., Tseng, A., Vizueta, N., Wenner, J., & Hunt, R. (March 2015). Amygdala Response to Neutral Faces: The Importance of Context. In Neural Response to Emotion in Children: Considering Contextual Factors. Symposium conducted at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Harms, M.B., Van den Heuvel, S., & Thomas, K.M. (April 2013). Recognition of Emotions from Faces and Bodies and Social Correlates in Kindergarten. In M.B. Harms (Chair). Development of Emotion Perception. Symposium conducted at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA. Poster Sessions Harms, M.B., Shannon Bowen, K.E., Hanson, J., & Pollak, S.D. (April 2016). Childhood Maltreatment Affects Reward and Punishment Learning in Adolescence. Poster session presented at the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society Meeting, New York, NY. Harms, M.B. & Thomas, K.M. (March 2015). Affective Decision-Making in Adolescents: Influences of Social Stimuli, Anxiety, and Mood. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Harms, M.B., Tseng, A., Hunt, R., & Thomas, K.M. (April 2014). Differential Amygdala Response to Masked Fearful and Happy Eye-Whites in Children and Adults. Poster presented at the Society for Affective Science Inaugural Meeting, Washington, D.C. Harms, M.B., Meltzoff, A.N., Zayas, V., & Carlson, S.M. (April 2013). Childhood ERP Responses in Gambling Task Predict Executive Function and Risk-Taking in Pre-adolescence. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA.
4 Harms, M. B., Wenner, J., & Thomas, K.M. (November 2011) Amygdala Response to Neutral Faces Dependent on Context in Adults and Children. Poster presented at the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Washington, D.C. Harms, M., Case, L., Kenworthy, L., Martin, A., & Wallace, G.L. (April 2009). Diminished Perception of Sadness Correlates with Symptomatology and Adaptive Behavior in High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, CO. Teaching Experience Instructor, Augsburg College Principles of Psychology, Spring 2015: survey course of psychology, class of 25 Co-Instructor, Institute of Child Development: Introduction to Child Psychology, Spring 2013: survey course of developmental psychology Teaching assistant, Institute of Child Development: Research Methods in Child Psychology, Fall 2014: graded essays, exams, and term papers, met with students frequently, gave guest lecture Senior Project in Child Psychology, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012: mentored students weekly on individual writing projects, graded research papers, led discussion group Biological Foundations of Child Development, Spring 2012: developed study guides, graded exams, essays, and projects, met with students frequently, gave guest lecture Guest Lectures: Emotional Development, in Developmental Psychology, Nov 15, 2016, UW- Madison. Brain Bases of Imagination, in Imagination and Child Development Seminar, Feb 10, 2015, University of Minnesota. Ethics of Deception in Psychological Research, in Research Methods in Child Development, Oct 22, 2014, University of Minnesota. Autism, in Biological Foundations of Child Development, April 20, 2012, University of Minnesota. Methodology Training: AFNI Bootcamp, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, Feb 22-26, 2016 Professional Activities 2012-present: Journal Invited Ad-Hoc Reviewer Frontiers in Psychology Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Outreach Activities: UW-Madison Psi Chi Club Guest Speaker, Madison, WI, Feb 2016 University on the Prairie, Lamberton, MN, July 2015 University of Minnesota Brain Awareness Week, Brooklyn Park, MN, October 2014
5 Professional Memberships: Society for Research in Child Development American Psychological Association Social and Affective Neuroscience Society Society for Neuroscience