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Christopher Harshaw, Ph.D.Dr. Chris Harshaw

Assistant Research Scientist

Ph.D., Lifespan Developmental Science, Florida International University
M.S., Lifespan Developmental Science, Florida International University
BA, Psychology, BA Philosophy, Florida International University

Areas of Interest:

Curriculum Vita / Google scholar

Contact: charshaw[at]


Harshaw, C. (2015). Comment on "Number-Space Mapping in the Newborn Chick Resembles Humans' Mental Number." Science, 348, 1438. [link]

Harshaw, C. (2015). Interoceptive dysfunction: Toward an integrated framework for understanding somatic and affetcive disturbance in depression. Psychological Bulletin, 141, 311-363. [link]

Harshaw, C., Campbell, J., & Marcinowski, E. (2014). Communicating Developmental Psychobiology to the masses: Why psychobiologists should contribute to Wikipedia. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 1439-1441. [link]

Harshaw, C., Culligan, J. J., & Alberts, J. R. (2014). Sex differences in thermogenesis structure behavior and contact within huddles of infant mice. PLoS ONE, 9, e.87405. [link]

Harshaw, C., & Alberts, J. R. (2012). Group and individual regulation of physiology and behavior: A behavioral, thermographic, and acoustic study of mouse development. Physiology & Behavior, 106, 670-682. [link]

Harshaw, C., & Lickliter, R. (2011). Biased embryos: Prenatal experience alters the postnatal malleability of auditory preferences in bobwhite quail. Developmental Psychobiology, 53, 291-302. [link]

Harshaw, C. (2008). Alimentary epigenetics: A developmental psychobiological systems view of the perception of hunger, thirst and satiety. Developmental Review, 28, 541-569. [link]

Harshaw, C., Tourgeman, I. P., & Lickliter, R. (2008). Stimulus contingency and the malleability of species-typical auditory preferences in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) hatchlings. Developmental Psychobiology, 50, 460-472. [link]

Harshaw, C., & Lickliter, R. (2007). Interactive and vicarious acquisition of auditory preferences in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) chicks. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 121, 320-331. [link]

Schneider, S. M., & Harshaw, C. (2007). Whence malleability? Gottlieb’s ducklings, operant contingency, and the social manifold. European Journal of Developmental Science, 1, 233-237.




Lickliter, R., & Harshaw, C. (2010). Canalization and malleability reconsidered: The developmental basis of phenotypic stability and variability. K. Hood, C. Halpern, G. Greenberg, & R. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics (pp. 491-525). Blackwell Publishing (John Wiley). [link]

Zucker, N., & Harshaw, C. (2012). Emotion, affect, and relationship: A developmental model of self-regulation in anorexia nervosa. In J. Lock (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders: Developmental Perspectives. Oxford University Press. [link]

Alberts, J. R., & Harshaw, C. (2014). Behavioral development and ontogenetic adaptation. In K. Yasukawa & Z. Tang-Martinez (Eds.), Animal Behavior: How and Why Animals Do the Things They Do, Vol. 1: History, Causes, and Development (pp. 289-324). Praeger. [link]