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November 9, 2021 - UC Merced Newsroom: Interaction of Faces, Postures and Scenes Affect Emotion Perception, Study Shows

March 6, 2020 - LENA Blog: An Interview with Professor Walle

February 21, 2020 - UC Merced Newsroom: New "Babies" Series on Netflix Features UC Merced Professor's Research on Development

September 10, 2019 - Science Direct: Culture Helps Shape when Babies Learn to Walk

October 30, 2018 - UC Merced Newsroom: Psychologists Look to Partner with Merced Babies, Moms for National Study

June 17, 2015 - Merced Sun-Star: In Any Language, Learning to Walk and Talk Are Linked

July 16, 2014 - Psychology Today: How to Spot a Lie: A method so simple you could learn it from a toddler.

April 14, 2014 - Merced Sun-Star; Sacramento Bee; Fresno Bee; Modesto Bee: Professor finds infant learning linked to walking

March 23, 2014 - Merced Sun-Star; Sacramento Bee; Fresno Bee

July 17, 2013 - New Scientist: Look who’s talking now



* = denotes graduate student collaborator; † = denotes undergraduate student collaborator

Walle, E. A., Dukes, D., & Samson, A. C. (2022). Conceptualizing and advancing an interdisciplinary account of emotional development. In D. Dukes, A. Samson, & E. A. Walle (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Emotional Development. Oxford University Press. pdf

Walle, E. A., *Lopez, L. D., & *Castillo, A. (2022). Emotional development: A field in need of a revolution. In D. Dukes, A. Samson, & E. A. Walle (Eds.), Handbook of Emotional Development. Oxford University Press. pdf 

Reschke, P. J., & Walle, E. A. (2021). The unique and interactive effects of faces, postures, and scenes on emotion categorization. Affective Science. pdf

*Yung, S. T., Main, A., Walle, E. A., Scott, R. M., & Chen, Y. (2021). Associations between sleep and mental health among Latina adolescent mothers: The role of social support. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 647544. pdf

*Lopez, L. D., Walle, E. A., *Pretzer, G. M., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2020). Parent infant-directed speech and infant language learning: Qualitative differences from home observations. PLoS ONE, 15(11), e0242232. pdf

Walle, E. A. (2020). Factors facilitating emotion understanding in infancy. Human Development. pdf

Gonzalez, M. F., Walle, E. A., Cohen-Charash, Y., & Shields, S. A. (2020). How everyday emotion beliefs influence emotion processes and emotion theory. Frontiers in Psychology, 11:597412. pdf

Walle, E. A. (2020). Developing emotion research: Insights from emotional development. Emotion Review, 12, 209-211. pdf

Walle, E. A., Reschke, P. J., Main, A., & †Shannon, R. M. (2020). The development of distinct prosocial behaviors in infancy. Social Development. pdf

Reschke, P. J., Walle, E. A., & Dukes, D. (2020). Did you mean to do that? Infants use emotional communication to infer and re-enact others’ intended actions. Cognition & Emotion. pdf

Walle, E. A., & Dahl, A. (2020). Definitions matter for studying emotional development. Developmental Psychology, 56, 837-840. pdf

Walle, E. A., & *Lopez, L. D. (2020). Emotion Recognition & Understanding. In J.B. Benson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development, 2nd Edition. Elsevier: New York, NY. pdf

*Knothe, J. M., & Walle, E. A. (2019). Functions of emotional communication: The role of affective expressions in social interactions. In U. Hess & S. Hareli (Eds.), The Social Nature of Emotion Expression: What Emotions Can Tell Us About the World. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pdf

*Pretzer, G. M., *Lopez, L. D., Walle, E. A., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2019). Infant-adult vocal interaction dynamics depend on infant vocal type, child-directedness of adult speech, and timeframe. Infant Behavior and Development, 57pdf

*Reschke, P. J., Walle, E. A., *Knothe, J. M., & *Lopez, L. D. (2019). The influence of context on distinct facial expressions of disgust. Emotion. pdf

*Knothe, J. M., & Walle, E. A. (in press). Parental communication about emotional contexts: Differences across discrete categories of emotion. Social Developmentpdf

*Reschke, P. J., *Knothe, J. M., *Lopez, L. D., & Walle, E. A. (2018). Putting ‘context’ in context: Examining the effects of body posture and emotion scene on adult categorization of affective facial expressions. Emotion, 18, 153-158. pdf

*Lopez, L. D., *Reschke, P. J., *Knothe, J. M., & Walle, E. A. (2017). Postural communication of emotion: Perception of distinct poses of five discrete emotions. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:710pdf  (Download the posture stimuli & confusion matrix ratings here)

*Reschke, P. J., Walle, E. A., Flom, R., & Guenther, D. (2017). Twelve-month-old infants' sensitivity to others' emotions following positive and negative emotions. Infancy. pdf

Walle, E. A., *Reschke, P. J., & *Knothe, J. (2017). Putting social referencing back together again. Emotion Reviewpdf

Walle, E. A., *Reschke, P. J., & *Knothe, J. (2017). Social referencing: Defining and delineating a basic process of emotion. Emotion Reviewpdf

Walle, E. A., *Reschke, P. J., Camras, L. A., & Campos, J. J. (2017). Infant differential behavioral responding to discrete emotions. Emotionpdf

Main, A., Walle, E. A., *Kho, C., & Halpern, J. (2017). A functionalist approach to the study of empathy. Emotion Reviewpdf

*Reschke, P. J., Walle, E. A., & Dukes, D. (2017). Infant interpersonal development: The interconnectedness of emotion understanding and social cognition. Child Development Perspectivespdf

Zawadzki, M. J., *Mendiola, J., Walle, E. A., & Gerin, W. (2016). Between-person and within-person approaches to the prediction of ambulatory blood pressure: The role of affective valence and intensity. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 757-766. pdf

Walle, E. A. (2016). Infant social development across the transition from crawling to walking. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:960pdf

Walle, E. A., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2015). Infant locomotion, the language environment, and language development: A home observation study. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Societypdf

He, M., Walle, E. A., & Campos, J. J. (2015). A cross-national investigation of the relation between infant walking and language development. Infancy, 20, 283-305. pdf

Walle, E. A. and Campos, J. J. (2014). The development of infant detection of inauthentic emotion. Emotion, 14, 488-503. pdf

Walle, E. A. and Campos, J. J. (2014). Infant language development is related to the acquisition of walking. Developmental Psychology, 50, 336-348. pdf

Walle, E. A. and Campos, J. J. (2012). Interpersonal responding to discrete emotions: A functionalist approach to the development of affect specificity. Emotion Review, 4, 413-422. pdf

Walle, E. A., Dahl, A. and Campos, J. J. (2012). How can one piece together emotion when a crucial piece is missing? Emotion Review, 4, 299-300. pdf

Campos, J. J., Walle, E. A., Dahl, A. and Main, A. (2011). Reconceptualizing emotion regulation. Emotion Review, 3, 26-35. pdf

Campos, J. J., Walle, E. A. and Dahl, A. (2010). What is missing in the study of the development of jealousy? In S. L. Hart & M. Legerstee (Eds.), Handbook of Jealousy: Theories, principles, and multidisciplinary approaches. Wiley-Blackwell. pdf