Bos, P. A., Lesemann, F. H. P., Spencer, H., Stein, D. J., van Honk, J., & Montoya, E. R. (2021). Preliminary data on increased reactivity towards children in distress after testosterone administration in women: A matter of protection? Biological Psychology, 165, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108176
Overbeek, G., Creasey, N., Wesarg, C., Huijzer-Engbrenghof, M., & Spencer, H. (2020). When mummy and daddy get under your skin: A new look at how parenting affects children's DNA methylation, stress reactivity, and disruptive behavior. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2020(172), 25-38. https://doi.org/10.1002/cad.20362[details]
Parianen Lesemann, F. H., Spencer, H., Montoya, E. R., Kraaijenvanger, E. J., He, Y., Branje, S., Boks, M. P., & Bos, P. A. (2020). Methylation of oxytocin related genes and early life trauma together shape the N170 response to human faces. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 39, 19-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2020.08.008[details]
Endendijk, J. J., Spencer, H., Bos, P. A., & Derks, B. (2019). Neural processing of gendered information is more robustly associated with mothers’ gendered communication with children than mothers’ implicit and explicit gender stereotypes. Social Neuroscience, 14(3), 300-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2018.1468357
Kraaijenvanger, E. J., He, Y., Spencer, H., Smith, A. K., Bos, P. A., & Boks, M. P. M. (2019). Epigenetic variability in the human oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene: A possible pathway from early life experiences to psychopathologies. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 96, 127-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.11.016[details]
van Hooijdonk, R., Mathot, S., Schat, E., Spencer, H., van der Stigchel, S., & Dijkerman, H. C. (2019). Touch-induced pupil size reflects stimulus intensity, not subjective pleasantness. Experimental Brain Research, 237(1), 201-210. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-018-5404-2[details]
Bos, P. A., Spencer, H., & Montoya, E. R. (2018). Oxytocin reduces neural activation in response to infant faces in nulliparous young women. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13(10), 1099-1109. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsy080
Endendijk, J. J., Spencer, H., van Baar, A. L., & Bos, P. A. (2018). Mothers’ neural responses to infant faces are associated with activation of the maternal care system and observed intrusiveness with their own child. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 18(4), 609-621. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-0592-6
Cohodes, E., Odriozola, P., Mandell, J. D., Smith, M., Caballero, C., Spencer, H., ... Gee, D. G. (2019). Stressor controllability as a mechanism of biobehavioral resilience to stress: Preliminary developmental findings. Poster session presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2019, Baltimore, United States.
Spencer, H., Parianen Lesemann, F., Kraaijenvanger, E. J., He, Y., Montoya, E. R., Branje, S. J. T., ... Bos, P. A. (2019). Oxytocin system gene methylation modulates empathic responses to emotionally salient images of children. Paper presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2019, Baltimore, United States.
Spencer, H., van Rijn-van Gelderen, L., Huijzer, M., & Overbeek, G. J. (2019). Alterations of children's DNA methylation and stress reactivity as a function of parenting: design of a randomized controlled trial. Poster session presented at The Future of Neuroscience, Attachment and Mentalizing: from research to clinical practice, London, United Kingdom.
Eltanamly, H. (organiser), Hensums, M. (organiser), Mouton, B. (organiser), Spencer, H. (organiser), Sluiter, R. (organiser) & Overbeek, G. (chair) (6-11-2019). International labvisit to Preventive Youth Care program group by colleagues from KU Leuven and Free University Amsterdam (VU). (organising a conference, workshop, ...).