Christopher Harshaw, Ph.D.
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:
- Species-typical development
- Social cognition and behavior
- Thermoregulatory behavior and physiology
- Perceptual systems
- Mouse models of social dysfunction (e.g., oxytocin and oxytocin receptor knockout mice)
- Comparative cognition
- Coordination of attention, orienting and learning/memory
- Interoceptive development/developmental psychopathology
Harshaw, C. (in press). Comment on "Number-Space Mapping in the Newborn Chick Resembles Humans' Mental Number." Science.
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.