PUBLICATIONS

 

 

Bigelow, A. E. & Williams, L. R. (2020). To have and to hold: Effects of physical contact on infants and their

caregivers. Editorial to Special Issue. Infant Behavior and Development, 61.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2020.101494

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Power, M. (2020). Mother-infant skin-to-skin contact: Short-and long-term effects for

mothers and their children born full-term. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 1921.  

https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01921

 

Jungic, V., Creelman, D., Bigelow, A., Côté, E., Harris, S., Joordens, S., Ostafichuk, P., Toulouse, P., & Yoon, J.-S. (2020). Experiencing failure in the classroom and across the university. International Journal for Academic Development.  https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2020.1712209

 

Owusu-Ansah, F. E., Bigelow, A. E., & Power, M. (2019).  The effect of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact on Ghanaian infants’ response to the Still Face Task: Comparison between Ghanaian and Canadian mother-infant dyads.  Infant Behavior and Development, 57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2019.101367

 

Bigelow, A. E., Power, M., MacLean, K., Gillis, D., Ward, M., Taylor, C., Berrigan, L., & Wang, X. (2018). Mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and mother-child interaction nine years later.  Social Development, 27, 937-951. https://doi.org/10.1111/sode.12307

 

Bigelow, A.E., Beebe, B., Power, M., Stafford, A.-L., Ewing, J., Egleson, A., & Kaminer, T. (2018). Longitudinal relations among maternal depressive symptoms, maternal mind-mindedness, and infant attachment behavior.  Infant Behavior and Development, 51, 33-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.02.006

 

Bigelow, A.E., Power, M., Bulmer, M., & Gerrior, K. (2017).  The effect of maternal mirroring behavior on infants’ early social bidding during the Still Face Task.  Infancy.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/infa.12221

 

Kricsfalusy, V., Zecevic, A., Assanand, S., Bigelow, A., & Gaudet, M. (2016).  The frontiers of Service-Learning at Canadian universities.  Engaged Scholar Journal: Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 2, 87-102.

 

Bigelow, A.E., & Power, M. (2016).  Effect of maternal responsiveness on young infants’ social bidding-like behaviour during the Still Face Task.  Infant and Child Development, 25, 256-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/icd.1974

 

Bigelow, A.E., Power, M., Bulmer, M., & Gerrior, K. (2015).  The relation between mothers’ mirroring of infants’ behaviour and maternal mind-mindedness.  Infancy, 20, 263-282.

 

Bigelow, A.E., & Power, M. (2014).  Effects of maternal responsiveness on infant responsiveness and behaviour in the Still Face Task.  Infancy, 19, 558-584.

 

Bigelow, A.E., Power, M., Gillis, D.E., MacLellan-Peters, J., Alex, M., & McDonald, C. (2014). Breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and mother-infant interactions over infants’ first three months.  Infant Mental Health Journal, 35, 51-62.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Best, C. (2013). Peek-a-what? Infants’ response to the Still Face Task after normal and interrupted peek-a-boo, Infancy, 18, 400-413.

 

Bigelow, A. E., Power, M., MacLellan-Peters, J., Alex, M., & McDonald, C. (2012). Effect of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact on postpartum depression and maternal physiological stress.  Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 41, 369-382.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Power, M. (2012).  The effect of mother-infant skin-to-skin contact on infants' response to the still face task from newborn to three months of age.  Infant Behavior and Development, 35, 240-251.

 

Bigelow, A. E., MacLean, K., Proctor, J., Myatt, T., Gillis, R., & Power, M. (2010). Maternal sensitivity throughout infancy: Continuity and relation to attachment security. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 50-60.

 

Bigelow, A. E., Littlejohn, M., Bergman, N., & McDonald, C. (2010). The relation between early mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and later maternal sensitivity in South African mothers of low birth weight infants. Infant Mental Health Journal, 31, 359-377.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Walden, L. M. (2009). Infants’ response to maternal mirroring in the still face and replay tasks. Infancy, 14, 526-549

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Dugas, K. (2009). Relations among preschool children’s understanding of visual perspective taking, false belief, and lying. Journal of Cognition and Development, 9, 411-433.

 

Bigelow, A. E., Power, M., Mcquaid, N., Ward, A., & Rochat, P. (2008). Distinguishing mother infant interaction from stranger-infant interaction at 2, 4, and 6 months of age. Infancy, 13, 158-171.

 

Bigelow, A. E. (2008). Self knowledge. In M. M. Haith & J. B. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of infant and early childhood development (Vol. 3, pp. 90-101). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

Updated (2016) in Reference module on neuroscience and biobehavioral psychology, Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

Reprinted (2009) in J. B. Benson & M. M. Haith (Eds.), Language, memory, and cognition in infancy and early childhood. (pp. 445-455). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

Reprinted (2009) in J. B. Benson & M. M. Haith (Eds.), Social and emotional development in infancy and early childhood. (pp. 353-363). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

 

Mcquaid, N., Bigelow, A. E., McLaughlin, J., & MacLean, K. (2007). Maternal mental state language and preschool children’s attachment security: Relation to children’s mental state language and expressions of emotional understanding. Social Development, 17, 61-83.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Rochat, P. (2006). Two-month-old infants’ sensitivity to social contingency in mother-infant and stranger-infant interaction. Infancy, 9, 313-325.

 

Bigelow, A. E. (2005) Blindness and psychological development of young children, In B. Hopkins (Ed.), Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Bigelow, A. E., MacLean, K., & Proctor, J. (2004). The role of joint attention in the development of infants’ play with objects. Developmental Science, 7, 518-526.

 

Bigelow, A. E.  (2003) The development of joint attention in blind infants. Development and Psychopathology, 15, 259-275.

 

Reprinted (2014) in J. Gavin Bremner & Alan M. Slater (Eds.), Psychology of infancy, SAGE Library of Developmental Psychology, SAGE Publications Ltd.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & DeCoste, C. (2003). Infants’ sensitivity to contingency in social interactions with familiar and unfamiliar partners. Infancy, 4, 111-140.

 

Bigelow, A.E.  (2001). Discovering self through other: Infants’ preference for social contingency. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 65, 335-346.

 

Bigelow, A. E., & Birch, S. A. J. (1999). The effects of contingency in previous interactions on infants’ preference for social partners. Infant Behavior and Development, 22. 367- 382.

 

Bigelow, A. E. (1999).  Infants’ sensitivity to imperfect contingency in social interaction. In P. Rochat (Ed.), Early Social Cognition, pp. 137-154. Hillsdale, NJ:  Erlbaum.

 

Bigelow, A. E.  (1998).  Infants’ sensitivity to familiar imperfect contingencies in social interaction.  Infant Behavior and Development, 21, 149-162.

 

Koepke, J. E., & Bigelow, A. E.  (1997).  Observations of newborn suckling behavior.  Infant Behavior and Development, 20, 93-98.

 

Bigelow, A. E.  (1996).  Blindness:  A challenge to the formation of early self-knowledge.  The Nova Scotia Psychologist, 11, 7-8.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1996).  Blind and sighted children's spatial knowledge of their home environment.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 19, 797-816. 

 

Bigelow, A. E., MacLean, B. K., & MacDonald, D.  (1996).  Infants' response to live and replay interactions with self and mother.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 42(2), 596-611.

 

Bigelow, A., MacDonald, D., & MacDonald, L.  (1995).  The development of infants' search for their mothers, unfamiliar people, and objects.  Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 41(2), 191-208.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1995).  The effects of blindness on the early development of the self.  In Rochat, P. (Ed.), The self in early infancy:  Theory and research.  Advances in Psychology Book Series, pp. 327-347.  Amsterdam:  North-Holland-Elsevier Science Publishers.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1994).  Book review of Streri, A.  (1993).  Seeing, reaching, touching:  The relations between vision and touch in infancy.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, for Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 68(3), 92-93.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1992).  The development of blind children's ability to predict what another sees.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 86(4), 181-184.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1992).  Locomotion and search behavior in blind infants.  Infant Behavior and Development, 15, 179-189. 

 

Bigelow, A.  (1991).  The effect of distance and intervening obstacles on visual inference in blind and sighted children.  International Journal of Behavioral Development, 14(3), 273-283.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1991).  Hiding in blind and sighted children.  Development and Psychopathology, 3, 301-310.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1991).  Spatial mapping of familiar locations in blind children.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 85(3), 113-117.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1990).  Relationship between language and thought in young blind children.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 84(8), 414-419.

 

Bigelow, A., MacLean, J., Wood, C. & Smith, J.  (1990).  Infants' responses to child and adult strangers:  An investigation of height and facial configuration variables.  Infant Behavior & Development, 13, 21-32.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1988).  Blind children's concepts of how people see.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 82(2), 65-68.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1988).  Language in young blind children.  Its relationship to their early awareness of their world.  Proceedings of Realities and Opportunities:  International Symposium on Visually Handicapped Infants and Young Children.  Edinburgh, International Council for Education of the Visually Handicapped. 

 

Bigelow, A.  (1988).  Research with visually handicapped children.  Discussion group summary.  A. Bigelow (Chair), Proceedings of Realities and Opportunities:  International Symposium on Visually Handicapped Infants and Young Children.  Edinburgh, International Council for Education of the Visually Handicapped.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1988).  Blind children's language is meaningful.  Invited paper for the AER Division VIII Newsletter.

 

Bigelow. A.  (1987).  Early words of blind children.  Journal of Child Language, 14, 47-56.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1986).  The development of reaching in blind children.  British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 4, 355-366.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1984).  From here to there.  Invited review of Spatial Orientation:  Theory, Research & Application, by H. Pick and L. Acredolo (Eds.), Contemporary Psychology, 29(5), 386-387.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1983).  The development of the use of sound in the search behavior of infants.  Developmental Psychology, 19(3), 317-321.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1983).  The development of search in blind children.  Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Visually Handicapped Infants and Young Children.  Aruba, Perkins School for the Blind.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1981).  Children's tactile identification of miniaturized common objects.  Developmental Psychology, 17(1), 111-114.

 

Bigelow, A.  (1981).  The correspondence between self and image movement as a cue to self recognition in young children.  Journal of Genetic Psychology, 139, 11-36.

 

Marble, A. E., Pell, W. M., & Bigelow, A.  (1979).  A wrist mounted motion activated audible training unit for visually impaired infants.  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 26(12), 704-707.