Selected Publications


Broitman J, Melcher M, Margolis AE, Davis JM. (2020). NVLD and Developmental Visual-Spatial Disorder in Children. Springer International Publishing, 1.

Banker SM, Pagliaccio D, Ramphal B, Thomas L, Dranovsky A, Margolis AE. (2020). Altered structure and functional connectivity of the hippocampus are associated with social and mathematical difficulties in nonverbal learning disability. Hippocampus.

Ramphal B, DeSerisy M, Pagliaccio D, Raffanello E, Rauh V, Tau G, Posner J, Marsh R, Margolis AE. (2020). Associations between amygdala-prefrontal functional connectivity and age depend on neighborhood socioeconomic status. Cerebral Cortex Communications, 1.

Margolis AE, Broitman J, Davis JM, Alexander L, Hamilton A, Liao Z, Banker SM, Thomas L, Ramphal B, Salum GA, Merikangis K, Goldsmith J, Paus T, Keyes, K, Milham M. (2020). Estimated Prevalence of Nonverbal Learning Disability Among North American Children and Adolescents. JAMA Network Open.


Margolis AE, Banker SM, Pagliaccio D, De Water E, Curtin P, Bonilla A, Herbstman JB, Whyatt R, Bansal R, Sjödin A,  Milham MP, Peterson BS, Factor-Litvak P, Horton MK. (2020). Functional connectivity of the reading network is associated with prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether concentrations in a community sample of 5 year-old children: a preliminary study. Environment International, 134.

Pagliaccio D, Herbstman JB, Perera F, Tang D, Goldsmith J, Peterson BS, Rauh V, Margolis AE. (2020). Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons modifies the effects of early life stress on attention and thought problems in late childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Banker SM, Ramphal B, Pagliaccio D, Thomas L, Rosen E, Sigel AN, Zeffiro T, Marsh R, Margolis AE. (2020). Spatial network connectivity and spatial reasoning ability in children with nonverbal learning disability. Scientific Reports, 10.

Beebe B, Hoven CW, Kaitz M, Steele M, Musa G, Margolis AE, Ewing J, Sossin KM, Lee SH. (2020). Urgent engagement in 9/11 pregnant widows and their infants: transmission of trauma. Infancy, 25.


Hardy LM, Banker S, Tomb M, Cha Y, Zhang I, Thomas L, Algermissen M, Peverly ST, Noble KG, Margolis AE. (2019). Phonological memory problems are magnified in children from language minority homes when predicting reading disability. Journal of Child Language.

Hardy LMTomb MCha YBanker SMMuñoz FPaul A, Margolis AE. (2019). Bilingualism may be protective against executive function and visual processing deficits among children with attention problems. Journal of Attention Disorders.

De Water E, Curtin P, Zilverstand A, Sjödin A, Bonilla A, Herbstman JB, Ramirez J, Margolis AE, Bansal R, Whyatt RM, Peterson BS, Factor-Litvak P, Horton MK. (2019). A preliminary study on prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether serum concentrations and intrinsic functional network organization and executive functioning in childhood. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60. 

Margolis  AE, Lee SH, Peterson BS, Beebe B. Profiling infants' communicative behavior. Developmental Psychology, 55.

Margolis AE, Pagliaccio D, Davis KS, Thomas L, Banker SM, Cyr M, Marsh R. (2019). Neural correlates of cognitive control deficits in children with reading disorder. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 

Margolis AE, Pagliaccio D, Thomas L, Banker S, Marsh R. (2019). Salience network connectivity and social processing in children with nonverbal learning disability or autism spectrum  disorder. Neuropsychology, 33.


Horton MK, Hsu, L, Claus Henn B, Margolis AE, Austin C, Svensson K, Schnaas L, Gennings C, Hu H, Wright R, Téllez Rojo M, Arora M. (2018). Dentine biomarkers of prenatal and early childhood exposure to manganese, zinc and lead and childhood behavior. Environment International, 121.

Cowell WJ, Margolis AE,  Rauh VA ,  Sjödin A , Jones R, Wang Y, Garcia W,  Perera F , Wang S,  Herbstman JB. (2018). Associations between prenatal and childhood PBDE exposure and early adolescent visual, verbal and working memory. Environment International, 118.

Beebe B, Myers MM, Lee SH, Lange A, Ewing J, Rubinchik N, Andrews H, Austin J, Hane A, Margolis AEHofer M, Ludwig RJ, & Welch MG. (2018). Family nurture intervention for preterm infants facilitates  positive mother-infant face-to-face engagement at four months. Developmental Psychology, 54.

Margolis AE, Davis KS, Pao L, Lewis A, Wang S, Tau G, Zhao G, Wang Z, Marsh R. (2018). Verbal-spatial IQ  discrepancies impact brain activation associated with the resolution of cognitive conflict in children and adolescents. Developmental Science, 21.

Davis KS, Margolis AEThomas L, Huo, Z. Marsh R. (2018). Amygdala sub-regional functional connectivity predicts anxiety in children with reading disorder. Developmental Science, 21.


Alexander L, … Margolis AE, ... Milham, M. (2017). An open resource for transdiagnostic research in pediatric mental health and learning disorders. Scientific Data, 4.


Rauh V & Margolis AE. (2016). Research Review: Environmental Exposures, Neurodevelopment and Child Mental Health: New Paradigms for the Study of Brain and Behavioral Effects. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57. 

Perera F, Nolte ELR, Wang Y, Margolis AE, Calafat A, Wang S, Garcia W, Hoepner LH, Peterson BS, Rauh V,  Herbstman J. (2016). Bisphenol A Exposure and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression Among Inner City Children at 10-12 Years of Age. Environmental Research, 151. 

Beebe B, Messinger D, Bahrick LE, Margolis AE, Buck KA, Chen H. (2016). A systems view of mother–infant face-to-face communication. Developmental Psychology, 52.

Margolis AE, Herbstman JB, Davis K, Tomson VK, Perera FP, Tang D, Wang Y, Wang S, Peterson BS, Rauh VA. (2016). Longitudinal Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollutants (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons) on Self-Regulatory Capacities and Social Competence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Hopson M, Margolis AE, Rauh V, Herbstman J. (2016). Impact of the home environment on the relationship between prenatal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and child behavior. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 9.

2015 and prior

Roen EL, Wang Y, Calafat AM, Wang S, Margolis AE, Herbstman J, Hoepner LA, Rauh V, Perera FP. (2015). Bisphenol A exposure and behavioral problems among inner city children at 7-9 years of age. Environmental Research, 142.

Horton MK, Margolis AE, Tang C, Wright R. (2015). Neuroimaging is a novel tool to understand the impact of environmental chemicals on neurodevelopment. Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 26.

Perera FP, Chang HW, Tang D, Roen EL, Herbstman J, Margolis AE, Huang TJ, Miller RL, Wang S, Rauh V. (2014). Early-life exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and ADHD behavior problems. PLoS One, 9.

Randolph K, Turull P, Margolis AE, Tau G. (2013). Cannabis and cognitive systems in adolescents. Adolescent Psychiatry, 3.

Margolis AE, Bansal R, Xuejun H, Algermissen M, Erickson C, Khlar KW, Naglieri JA, Peterson BS. (2013). Using IQ Discrepancy Scores to Examine the neural correlates of specific cognitive abilities. Journal of Neuroscience, 33.


Beebe B, Steele M, Jaffe J, Buck K, Chen H, Cohen P, Kaitz M, Markese S, Andrews H, Margolis AE, Feldstein S. (2011). Maternal anxiety symptoms and mother-infant self- and interactive contingency. Journal of Infant Mental Health, 32.

Margolis AE, Donkervoort M, Kinsbourne M, Peterson BS. (2006). Interhemispheric connectivity and executive functioning in adults with tourette syndrome. Neuropsychology, 20.

Naglieri JA, Drasgow F, Schmit M, Handler L, Prifitera A, Margolis AE, Velasquez R. (2004). Psychological testing on the internet: new problems, old issues. American Psychologist, 59.