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Our Recent Presentations

2021 SRCD: The Society for Research in Child Development Virtual

  1. Geng, F., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (2021, March). How behavior shapes the brain and the brain shapes behavior: Insights from memory development. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Virtual. PDF

2020 Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

  1. Botdorf, M., Dougherty, L.R., & Riggins, T. (2020, September). Examining associations between stressful life events and hippocampal subfield volumes using the ABCD cohort. Poster presented at the Conference of the Flux Society. PDF

  2. Allard, T., Meredith, L., Lokhandwala, S., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R., & Riggins, T. (2020, September). Is Habitual Nap Status Related to Memory, Sleep Physiology, and Hippocampal Volumes during Early Childhood? Poster presented at the Flux 2020 Virtual Congress, Santa Rosa, CA. PDF

  3. Canada, K.L., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (September 2020). Hippocampal subfields in a developmental population: Assessing the reliability of fully-automated segmentation. Poster presented at the Flux Virtual Congress. PDF

2020 Annual virtual SLEEP meeting

  1. Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Spencer, R., & Riggins, T. (2020, August). Sleep and Hippocampal Development in Early Childhood. Poster presented at the annual SLEEP meeting, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

52nd annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Chicago, IL

  1. Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Botdorf, M., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R., & Riggins, T. (October, 2019). Relations between sleep, memory consolidation, and hippocampal development in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Chicago, IL.

  2. Botdorf, M., Chad-Friedman E., Dougherty, L.R., & Riggins, T. (October, 2019). Typical variations in stress impact hippocampal volume in young children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Chicago, IL.

  3. Ewell, A., Allard, T., Weinberg, B., Riggins, T., & Dougherty, L. (October, 2019). The role of negativity in the relation between internalizing behaviors and the brain: A mediation model. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Chicago, IL.

2019 annual meeting of the Cognitive Development Society Louisville, KY

  1. Fine, C., Amin, S., Cox, L., & Riggins, T. (October, 2019). Relations between autobiographical memory and hippocampal subregion volumes in early childhood. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Louisville, KY. PDF

Neuroscience 2019 Chicago, IL

  1. Botdorf, M., Geng, F., & Riggins, T. (October, 2019). Network analysis of memory and attention networks in the brain. Nanosymposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.

2019 Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience New York, NY

  1. Allard, T., Lokhandwala, S., Botdorf, M., Ewell, A., Weinberg, B., Spencer, R., & Riggins, T. (2019, August). Relations between hippocampal volume and sleep in early childhood. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, New York, NY.

  2. Canada, K., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (August, 2019). Longitudinal development of hippocampal subregions during early-childhood. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, New York, New York.

2019 UMD College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Summer Research Initiative Poster Session College Park, MD

  1. Akinyemi, O. & Riggins, T. (July, 2019). Associations between sleep spindles and hippocampal volume in preschool-age children. Poster presented at the 2019 UMD College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Summer Research Initiative Poster Session, College Park, MD. PDF

31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science Washington, DC

  1. Updated poster for Amin, S., Cox, L., Fine, C., Weinberg, B.E., Duncan, R., & Riggins, T. (May, 2019). Relations between autobiographical memory and hippocampal subregion volume in early childhood. Poster presented at the 31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC. PDF

  2. Ewell, A. & Riggins, T. (May, 2019). Relations between brain structure and internalizing symptoms in typically developing young children. Poster presented at the 31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC. PDF

  3. Weinberg, B.E., Stern, J., Cassidy, J., & Riggins, T. (May, 2019). Relations between hippocampal subregion volumes and emotion regulation in young children. Poster presented at the 31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC. PDF

2019 PSYC Undergraduate Research Fair and Undergraduate Research Day at UMD College Park, MD

  1. Amin, S., Duncan, R., Cox, L., Fine, C., Weinberg, B.E., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). Relations between autobiographical memory and hippocampal subregion volume in early childhood. Poster presented at the 2019 PSYC Research Fair at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  2. Antezana, O., Spiotta, A., Wong, A., Weinberg, B.E., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). Sleep is for the "week": the role of sleep on declarative memory in children. Poster presented at Undergraduate Research Day 2019 at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  3. Badawi, S., Dombek, K., Strachan, A., Ewell, A., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). Nap time factors and memory retrieval in young children. Poster presented at Undergraduate Research Day 2019 at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  4. Gordon, A., Canada, K., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). Age-related neural differences in memory: an ERP study. Poster presented at the 2019 PSYC Research Fair at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  5. Patel, S., Karayianis, K., Botdorf, M., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). Associations between cortical thickness & episodic memory in young children. Poster presented at Undergraduate Research Day 2019 at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  6. Preilipper, S., El-Showk, V., Allard, T., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). The development of item-location binding in 4-8 year old children. Poster presented at Undergraduate Research Day 2019 at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

  7. Rather, L., Canada, K., & Riggins, T. (April, 2019). The role of experience on attention and memory: Potential implications for cross-race misidentification. Poster presented at the 2019 PSYC Research Fair at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

2019 SRCD: The Society for Research in Child Development Baltimore, Maryland

  1. Allard, T., Canada, K., & Riggins, T. (2019, March). Association between item-location binding and hippocampal subregion volumes in four to eight-year-old children. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD. PDF

  2. Botdorf, M., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L., & Riggins, T. (2019, March). The impacts of parenting and maternal depression on children’s episodic memory ability: A longitudinal investigation. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD. PDF

  3. Botdorf, M., Geng, F., & Riggins, T. (2019, March). Age-related changes in the brain’s memory network: Specialization of the hippocampus revealed by graph theoretical analysis. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD. PDF

  4. Geng, F. & Riggins, T. (2019, March). Longitudinal investigation of hippocampal functional connectivity at rest and episodic memory in early childhood. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD. PDF

  5. Lopez, E. & Riggins, T. (2019, March). Associations between sleep, memory, and hippocampal volume in 4- to 8-year-olds. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD. PDF

2018 Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin, Germany

  1. Canada, K., Geng, F., Hancock, G.R., & Riggins, T. (August, 2018). Longitudinal development of hippocampal subfields during early to mid-childhood. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany. PDF

  2. Botdorf, M., Geng, F., & Riggins, T. (August, 2018). A graph theoretical analysis of the episodic memory network during early childhood. Poster presented at the Flux Congress, Berlin, Germany. PDF

30th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science San Francisco, CA

  1. Chad-Friedman, E., Riggins, T., & Dougherty, L.R. (May, 2018). Reduced cortical thickness mediates prospective associations between early life stress and externalizing symptoms in school-age children. Poster presented at the 30th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. PDF

2018 PSYC Undergraduate Research Fair at UMD College Park, MD

  1. Fine, C., Amin, S., Cox, L. & Riggins, T. (April, 2018). Positive, but not negative, parenting in early childhood predicts both hippocampal volume and episodic memory ability in middle childhood. Poster presented at PSYC Undergraduate Research Fair at UMD, College Park, MD. PDF

2017 Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Portland, OR

  1. Botdorf, M., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L., & Riggins, T. (September, 2017). Positive, but not negative, parenting in early childhood predicts both hippocampal volume and episodic memory ability in middle childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Portland, OR. PDF

  2. Botdorf, M. & Riggins, T. (September, 2017). Relations between working memory and cortical thickness in frontal and parietal regions in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Portland, OR. PDF

  3. Canada, K., Geng, F., & Riggins, T. (September, 2017). Relations between pattern separation ability and hippocampal subfield volume in childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Portland, OR. PDF

  4. Cox, L., Adedipe, O., & Riggins, T. (September, 2017). Relations between autobiographical memory and hippocampal subregion volume in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Portland, OR. PDF

2017 UMD Undergraduate Research Day College Park, MD.

  1. Adedipe, O. & Riggins, T. (April, 2017). Relations between autobiographical memory and hippocampal subregion volume in early childhood PDF

2017 SRCD: The Society for Research in Child Development Austin, TX

  1. Botdorf, M., Stern, J.A., Cassidy, J., & Riggins, T. (April, 2017). Associations between attachment security and hippocampal and amygdala volumes in early childhood. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. PDF

  2. Dean, S.*, Geng, F., & Riggins, T. (April, 2017). Relations between source memory performance and hippocampal subfield volume in early childhood. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. PDF

2016 Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience St. Louis, MO

  1. Riggins, T., Zehra, A.*, Clark, M., & Mulligan, E. (September, 2016). Relations between source memory and hippocampal volume in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, St. Louis, MO. PDF

  2. Blankenship, S. L., Riggins, T. & Dougherty, L. R. (September, 2016). Longitudinal associations between early and concurrent parenting and child cortisol reactivity on hippocampal volume during childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, St. Louis, MO. PDF

  3. Canada, K., Geng, F. & Riggins, T. (September, 2016). Electrophysiological correlates of intentional source memory retrieval in early childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, St. Louis, MO. PDF

  4. Geng, F., Mulligan, E., & Riggins, T. (September, 2016). Developmental differences in hippocampal contribution to episodic memory in 4- to 8-year-old children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, St. Louis, MO. PDF

2015 Cognitive Neuroscience Society San Francisco, CA

  1. Riggins, T., Blankenship, S. L., Redcay, E., & Dougherty, L. R. (March, 2015). Development of hippocampal resting-state networks during childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA. PDF

  2. Mulligan, E., Blankenship, S. L., Leppert, K., Merwin, S., Dougherty, L. R., & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). Developmental differences in relations between episodic memory and hippocampal subregion volume during early to middle childhood. PDF

2015 Society for Research on Child Development Philadelphia, PA

  1. Riggins, T., Blankenship, S. L., Leppert, K., Marti, L., Segars, J., Gruber, A., & Dougherty, L.R. (March, 2015). Relations between hippocampal functional connectivity during rest and memory performance in 5- to 8-year-old children. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

  2. Blankenship, S. L., Smith, V. C., Dougherty, L. R., & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). Interaction between maternal lifetime depression and early negative parenting on hippocampal connectivity. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

  3. Robey, A., & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). Comparison of incidental vs intentional source memory in young children: Evidence from ERPs. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

  4. Robey, A., & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). Increasing the contribution of familiarity: Does unitization improve children’s performance on a relational memory task? Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

  5. Rollins, L., Robey, A., & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). Influence of delay on electrophysiological correlates of memory during early childhood. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

  6. Sundel, M.*, Hsiung, A.*, Blankenship, S., Marti, L., Mulligan, E. & Riggins, T. (March, 2015). The effects of emotional valence and arousal on item and source memory across development. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. PDF

Cognitive Neuroscience Society Boston, MA

  1. Blankenship, S.L., Langeslag, S.J.E., Smith, V.C., Riggins, T., Dougherty, L. (April, 2014). Longitudinal associations between negative parenting during early childhood and hippocampal resting-state networks three years later. PDF

  2. Rollins, L., & Riggins, T. (April, 2014). Development of subjective recollection: Evidence from event-related potentials. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, MA. PDF

  3. Robey, A., & Riggins, T. (April, 2014). Event Related Potential Investigations of Active & Passive Memory Retrieval during Early Childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston , MA. PDF

Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood Fifth Annual Aspen Brain Forum New York, NY

  1. Riggins, T., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L. (November, 2014). Effects of early life stress on brain networks supporting memory during childhood. Poster presented at the Shaping the Developing Brain: Prenatal through Early Childhood Fifth Annual Aspen Brain Forum, sponsored by The New York Academy of Sciences, New York City, New York. PDF

Cognitive Development Society Memphis, TN

  1. Robey, A., Blankenship, S., Weiss, L., Rollins, L., & Riggins, T. (October, 2013). Neural correlates of memory in early childhood. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Memphis, TN. PDF

Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development Seattle, WA

  1. Riggins, T., & Bauer, P. J. (April, 2013). Longitudinal investigation of memory for temporal order and source in early and middle childhood.

  2. Riggins, T., Blankenship, S.*, Rollins, L.*, Weiss, L., & Redcay, E. (April, 2013). The role of the hippocampus in recollection during early childhood. PDF

  3. Rollins, L.*, & Riggins, T. (April, 2013). Influence of executive functioning on memory for contextual details and false recognition. PDF

  4. Rollins, L.*, Robey, A.*, & Riggins, T. (April, 2013). Predicting recollection: Electrophysiological indices of recollection at encoding using objective and subjective measures in children and adults. PDF

  5. Redcay E., Rice, K.*, Viscomi, B., & Riggins, T. (2013, April). Using functional connectivity MRI to study advanced theory of mind in 6-year-old children. PDF

  6. Rice, K.*, Viscomi, B., Riggins, T., & Redcay E. (2013, April). Size of social brain regions correlates with social cognitive ability in early childhood. PDF

  7. Williams, V., Riggins, T. (2013, April). Effects of emotion on source memory across development.

  8. Blankenship, S.*, Redcay, E., Riggins, T. (2013, April). Influence of hippocampal volume and connectivity with the prefrontal cortex on memory ability in early childhood. PDF

Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting San Francisco, CA

  1. Blankenship, S.*, Redcay, E., Riggins, T. (2013, April). Influence of hippocampal volume and connectivity with the prefrontal cortex on memory ability in early childhood. PDF

  2. Williams, V., Salmeron, B.J., Ross, T.J., Black, M., Riggins, T. (2013, April). A functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of the effects of prenatal drug exposure on emotional processing and memory performance. PDF

  3. Rollins, L.*, Robey, A.*, & Riggins, T. (2013, April). Predicting recollection: Electrophysiological indices of recollection at encoding using objective and subjective measures in children and adults. PDF

NIDA Research Day Baltimore, MD

  1. Cacic, K., & Riggins, T., Buckingham-Howest, S., Black, M.M., & Salmeron, B.J. (2012, May). Brain volume differences in adolescents with prenatal poly-drug exposure. PDF

Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting Chicago, IL

  1. Riggins, T., Cacic, K., Salmeron, B.J., Kurup, P., Ross, T.J., Lejuez, C., & Black, M. (2012, April). Using the balloon analogue risk task (BART) to examine neural correlates of risk-taking behavior in adolescents. PDF

  2. Rollins, L.*, & Riggins, T. (2012, April). The role of recollection in source memory paradigms during early childhood: Evidence from event-related potentials. PDF

  3. Howard, L.*, Woodward, A., & Riggins, T. (2012, April). The effects of agency on memory in 3-year-old children: Combining behavior and event-related potentials. PDF

NIH Research Day Bethesda, MD

  1. Cacic, K., Riggins, T., Buckingham-Howes, L. Scaletti, L., Salmeron, B.J., & Black, M.M. (2012, April). Memory ability and hippocampal volume in adolescents with prenatal poly-drug exposure. PDF

Cognitive Development Society Biennial Meeting Philadelphia, PA

  1. Rollins, L.*, & Riggins, T. (2011, October). The nature of the electrophysiological response associated with recollection in preschool children. PDF

Human Brain Mapping Quebec City, Canada

  1. Salmeron, B. J., Riggins, T., Ernst, M., Kurup, P., Cacic, K., Black, M., & Schweitzer, J. (2011, June). Prenatal drug exposure alters adolescent neural responses in a probabilistic reward/punishment task. PDF

Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science Washington, DC

  1. Rollins, L.*, & Riggins, T. (2011, May). The nature of the electrophysiological response associated with recollection in preschool children. PDF

Biennial Meeting of the Society of Research on Child Development Paper Presentation Montreal, Canada

  1. Riggins, T., Graham, M.*, & Rollins, L.* (2011, March). Recollection and Familiarity in Early Childhood: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials.

  2. Graham, M.*, & Riggins, T. (2011, March). Behavioral and Electrophysiological Examination of Recollection and Familiarity in Childhood . PDF

  3. Rollins, L.*, & Riggins, T. (2011, March). Electrophysiological correlates of recollection and familiarity at encoding. PDF

Human Brain Mapping Barcelona, Spain

  1. Salmeron, B. J., Riggins, T., Gu, H., Black, M. Yang, Y., Stein, E., Schweitzer, J. (2010, June). Resting-state functional connectivity alterations in prenatal-drug-exposed adolescents.

Cognitive Neuroscience Society Montreal, Canada

  1. Wong, L. M., Riggins, T., Nguyen, V., & Simon, T.J. (2010, April). Impaired spatiotemporal processing impacts spatial working memory performance in individuals with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.

Cognitive Development Society San Antonio, TX

  1. Graham, M.,* & Riggins, T. (2009, October). An investigation of recollection and familiarity in early childhood. PDF

BAMM! Bay Area Memory Meeting Poster Presentation.San Francisco, CA

  1. Wong, L. M., Riggins, T., Nguyen, V., & Simon, T. (2009, August) Impaired spatiotemporal processing impacts spatial working memory performance in individuals with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.

Neurocognitive Development Conference Berkley, CA

  1. Riggins, T., & Graham, M.*(2009, July). An investigation of recollection and familiarity in early childhood. PDF

International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) Chicago, IL

  1. Marcelino, L. M, Beransky, M., Colombi, C., Riggins, T., Horton, D. M., Deprey, L., Kenet, T., Rogers, S. J., Rivera, S. M., & Saron, C. D. (2009, May). Subphenotyping of Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Auditory Event-Related Potentials.

Society for Research on Child Development Paper Presentation Denver, CO

  1. Riggins, T., Miller, N. C., Bauer, P. J., Georgieff, M. K., Nelson, C. A. (2009, April).Consequences of Low Neonatal Iron Status due to Maternal Diabetes Mellitus on Explicit Memory Performance in Childhood.

NIDA Preconference Society for NeuroscienceWashington, D.C.

  1. Riggins, T., Schweitzer, J., Kurup, P. K., Ross, T. J., Black, M., & Salmeron, B. J. (2008, November). Effects of Prenatal Drug exposure on Adolescent Brain Activation During a Visuospatial Working Memory Task. PDF

Society for NeuroscienceWashington, D.C.

  1. Beransky, R. M., Marcelino, L.M., Colombi, C., Horton, D. M., Riggins,. T., Rivera, S. M., Saron, C. D. (2008, November). Electrophysiological Subphenotyping of Autism Based on the Loudness Dependency of Auditory Event-Related Potentials

Society for Neuroscience Washington, D.C.

  1. Graham, M*, Riggins, T., Ackerman, J., Black, M., Schweitzer, J., & Salmeron, B. J. (2008, August) Examining associations between functional brain activation and behavior in adolescents with a history of prenatal drug exposure. PDF

Association for Psychological Science Chicago, IL

  1. DeBoer, T., Schweitzer, J., Kurup, P. K., Ross, T., J., Ernst, M., Nair, P., Black, M., & Salmeron, B. J. (2008, May). fMRI reveals long-term effects of prenatal drug exposure on visuospatial working memory networks during adolescence. PDF

Cognitive Neuroscience Society New York City, NY

  1. DeBoer, T., Wu, Z., Takarae, Y., Nguyen, V., Gabriel, L., & Simon, T.J. (2007, May). Associations between hippocampal volume and cognitive function in children with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. PDF

Cognitive Neuroscience Society New York City, NY

  1. Westerlund, A., Vogel-Farley, V., Kuefner, D., DeBoer, T., Pena, V., Mandel, H. & Nelson, C.A. (2007, May).  Does familiarity influence the processing of familiar and unfamiliar faces in infants? 

Society for Research on Child Development Paper Presentation Denver, CO

  1. DeBoer, T., Wu, Z., Nguyen, V., & Simon, T. J. (2007, March). Associations between visuospatial working memory and enumeration impairments PDF

American Association for the Advancement of Science San Francisco, CA

  1. DeBoer, T. (2007, February). Impairments in early memory associated with abnormal prenatal brain development.

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