Dr. Nicholas Alen, PhD

Postdoktorand

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Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Stress und Entzündungen
  • Kommunikation zwischen dem autonomen Nervensystem und dem Immunsystem
  • Soziale Modulation der Stressreaktivität (social buffering)
  • Methoden der längsschnittlichen Datenanalyse

    Publikationen

    Alen, N. V., Parenteau, A. M., Sloan, R. P., & Hostinar, C. E. (2021). Heart rate variability and circulating inflammatory markers in midlife. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health, 15(May), 100273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbih.2021.100273

    Deer, L. K., Shields, G. S., Alen, N. V., & Hostinar, C. E. (2021). Curvilinear associations between family income in early childhood and the cortisol awakening response in adolescence. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 129(July). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2021.105237

    Alen, N.V., Deer, L.K., Karimi, M., Feyzieva, E., Hastings, P.D., & Hostinar, C.E. (2021), Children’s altruism following acute stress: The role of autonomic nervous system activity and social support. Developmental Science, e13099. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.13099

    Parenteau, A. M., Alen, N. V., Deer, L. K., Nissen, A., Luck, A. T., & Hostinar, C. E. (2021). Parenting matters: Parents can reduce or amplify children’s anxiety and cortisol responses to acute stress. Development and Psychopathology, 32, 1799-1809. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579420001285

    Alen, N. V., Deer, L. K., & Hostinar, C. E. (2020). Autonomic nervous system activity predicts increasing serum cytokines in children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 119(February), 104745. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104745

    Alen, N. V., Sloan, R. P., Seeman, T. E., & Hostinar, C. E. (2020). Childhood parental warmth and heart rate variability in midlife: Implications for health. Personal Relationships, 27(3), 506-525. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pere.12329

    Alen, N. V., Hostinar, C. E., Mahrer, N. E., Martin, S. R., Guardino, C., Shalowitz, M. U., Ramey, S. L., & Dunkel Schetter, C. (2020). Prenatal maternal stress and child hair cortisol four years later: Evidence from a low-income sample. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 117, 104707. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104707