• Church, J.A. (in press). The brain’s control networks in reading: Insights from cross-task studies of youth. Mind, Brain, and Education.
  • Ben-Asher, E. Porter, B.M., Roe, M.A., Mitchell, M.E., Church, J.A. (2023). Bidirectional longitudinal relations between executive function and social function across adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 59(9), 1587-1594.
  • Nugiel, T., Mitchell, M.E., Demeter, D.V., Garza, AC., Miciak, J., Cirino, P.T., Hernandez, A.E., Juranek, J., Church, J.A. (2023). Brain engagement during a cognitive flexibility task relates to academic performance in English learners. Mind, Brain, and Education, 17(2): 149-160.
  • Church J.A., Grigorenko, E.L., Fletcher J.M. (2023). The role of neural and genetic processes in learning to read and specific reading disabilities: Implications for instruction. Reading Research Quarterly, 58(2), 203- 219.
  • Demeter, D.V., Gordon, E.M., Nugiel, T., Garza, AC., Larguinho, T.L., Church, J.A. (2023). Resting state cortical hubs in youths. Cell Reports, 42(5), 112521.
  • Aizza A, Porter B.M., Church J.A . (2023) Youth pre-pandemic executive function relates to year one COVID-19 difficulties. Frontiers Psychology: Developmental Psychology, Apr 20; 14:1033282.
  • Barendse, M.E.A., et al. (2023). Longitudinal change in adolescent depression and anxiety symptoms from before to during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international collaborative of 12 samples. Journal of Adolescent Psychiatry, 33(1): 74-91.


  • Garcini, L. M., Arredondo, M. M., Berry, O., Church, J. A., Fryberg, S. A., Thomason, M. E., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2022). Increasing Diversity in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: A Roadmap for Increasing Representation in Pediatric Neuroimaging Research. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 58: 101167.
  • Davis, B.R., Garza, A.C, Church, J.A. (2022). Key considerations for child and adolescent MRI data collection. Tutorial in Frontiers in Neuroimaging: Neuroimaging for Cognitive Neuroscience, 1:981947.



  • Zheng, A., Church, J.A. (in press) A developmental eye tracking investigation of cued task-switching performance. Child Development.
  • Nugiel, T., Roe, M.A., Engelhardt, L.E., Mitchell, M.E., Zheng A., Church, J.A. (2020) Pediatric ADHD symptom burden relates to distinct neural activity across executive function domains. Neuroimage:Clinical, Aug 25, 28:102394. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102394.
  • Church, J.A., Fletcher, J.M. (2020). Chapter 15: Neuroimaging. Marla Mallette and Nell Duke, Eds. Literacy Research Methodologies, 3rd edition. The Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  • Cirino, P.T., Church, J.A., Miciak, J., Fletcher, J.M. (2020). Chapter 10: The Role of Executive Functions in Reading Development, Reading Disability, and Intervention Response. Elena L. Grigorenko, Yury Shtyrov, and Peggy McCardle, Eds. All About Language: Science, Theory, and Practice, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD
  • Harden, P.K., Engelhardt, L.E., Mann, F.D., Patterson, M.W., Grotzinger, A.D., Savicki, S.L., Thibodeaux, M.L., Freis, S.M., Tackett, J.L., Church, J.A., Tucker-Drob, E.M. (2020) Genetic association between executive functions and a general factor of psychopathology. Journal of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 1; 59(6):749-758. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.05.006. Epub 2020 Jun 1.
  • Nielsen, A.N., Gratton, C., Church, J.A., Dosenbach, N.U.F, Black, K.J, Petersen, S.E., Schlaggar, B.L., Greene, D.J. (2020) Atypical functional connectivity in Tourette Syndrome differs between children and adults. Biological Psychiatry. 2020 Jan 15;87(2):164-173. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.06.021. Epub 2019 Jul 2.













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