Prime, H., Wade, M., May, S.S., Jenkins, J.M., & Browne, D.T. (accepted). The COVID-19 Family Stressor Scale: Validation and Measurement Invariance in Female and Male Caregivers. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 


Wade, M., Prime, H., Johnson, D., May, S. S., Jenkins, J. M., & Browne, D. T. (2021). The disparate impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of female and male caregivers. Social Science & Medicine, 113801.

Anderson, N., Graham, S., Prime, H., Jenkins, J., & Madigan, S. (2021). Linking quality and quantity of parental linguistic input to child language skills: A meta-analysis. Child Development.


Prime, H., Andrews, K., McTavish, J., Harris, M., Janus, M., Bennett, T., & Gonzalez, A. (2020). The application of positive parenting interventions to academic school readiness: A scoping review. Child: Care, Health and Development.

Wade, M., Prime, H., & Browne, D.T. (2020). Why we need longitudinal mental health research with children and youth during (and after) the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychiatry Research. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113143

Prime., H., Wade, M., & Browne, D.T. (2020). Risk and resilience in family well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. American Psychologist. doi: 10.1037/amp0000660

Harris, M., Andrews K., Gonzalez A., Prime H., Atkinson L. (2020). Technology-assisted parenting interventions for high-risk families: A meta-analysis. Prevention Science. doi:10.1007/s11121-020-01128-0

Browne, D., May, S., Hurst-Della, P., Christakis, D., Asamoah, T., Hale, L., … Neville, R. (2019). From “Screen Time” to the digital level of analysis: Protocol for a scoping review of digital media use in children and adolescence. BMJ Open.  doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032184

Prime, H., Wade, M., & Gonzalez, A. (2019). The link between maternal and child verbal abilities: An indirect effect through maternal responsiveness. Developmental Science, Epub. doi:/10.1111/desc.12907

*Madigan, S., *Prime, H., Graham, S., Rodrigues, M., Anderson, N., Khoury, J., & Jenkins, J. (2019). Parenting behaviour and language development: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, 144, e20183556. doi:10.1542/peds.2018-3556

*Co-first authors, listed alphabetically

Prime, H., Schneider, A., & Jenkins, J. (2018). Individual differences in emotionality. In K. Oatley, D. Keltner, & J. Jenkins (Eds.) Understanding Emotions. Fourth Edition. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell.

Wade, M., Prime, H., Jenkins, J.M.. Yeates, K.O., Williams, T., & Lee, K. (2018). On the relation between theory of mind and executive functioning: A developmental cognitive neuroscience perspective. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-22. doi:10.3758/s13423-018-1459-0

Browne, D., Wade, M., Prime, H., & Jenkins, J. (2018). School readiness amongst urban Canadian families: Risk profiles and family mediation. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110(1),133. doi:10.1037/edu0000202

Pauker, S., Perlman, M., Prime, H., & Jenkins, J. (2018). Caregiver cognitive sensitivity: Measure development and validation in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 45, 45-57. doi:10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.05.001

Wade, M., Prime, H., Hoffmann, T., Schmidt, L., O'Connor, T., & Jenkins, J. (2018). Birth weight interacts with a functional variant of the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene to predict executive functioning in children. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 203-211.


Prime, H., Plamondon, A., & Jenkins, J. (2017). Birth order and preschool children’s cooperative abilities: A within family analysis. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35, 392-405.


Rodrigues, M., Binnoon-Erez, N., Prime, H., Perlman, M., & Jenkins, J. (2017). Familial risk and sibling mentalization: Links with preschoolers’ internalizing problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 31, 785. doi:10.1037/fam0000308

Pauker, S., Perlman, M., Prime, H., & Jenkins, J. (2017). Differential parenting and children's social understanding. Social Development. 26, 645-657. doi:10.1111/sode.12214

Browne, D. T., Leckie, G., Prime, H., Perlman, M., & Jenkins, J. M. (2016). Observed sensitivity during family interactions and cumulative risk: A study of multiple dyads per family. Developmental Psychology, 52, 1128. doi:10.1037/dev0000143

Prime, H., Plamondon, A., Pauker, S., Perlman, M., & Jenkins, J. M. (2016). Sibling cognitive sensitivity as a moderator of the relationship between sibship size and children’s theory of mind: A longitudinal analysis. Cognitive Development, 39, 93. doi: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2016.03.005

 Wade, M., Prime, H., & Madigan, S. (2015). Using sibling designs to understand neurodevelopmental disorders: From genes and environments to prevention programming. BioMed Research International. doi:10.1155/2015/672784

Browne, D. T., Plamondon, A., Prime, H., Puente-Duran, S., & Wade, M. (2015). Cumulative risk and developmental health: An argument for the importance of a family-wide science. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 6,397. doi:10.1002/wcs.1349

Prime, H., Browne, D., Akbari, E., Wade, M., Madigan, S., & Jenkins, J. (2015). The development of a measure of maternal cognitive sensitivity appropriate for use in primary care health settings. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 56, 488. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12322

Prime, H., Pauker, S., Plamondon, A., Perlman, M., & Jenkins, J. (2014). Sibship size, sibling cognitive sensitivity, & children’s receptive vocabulary. Pediatrics, 133. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-2874

Prime, H., Perlman, M., Tackett, J., & Jenkins, J. (2014). Cognitive sensitivity in sibling interactions: Development of the construct and comparison of two coding methodologies. Early Education and Development, 25, 240. doi:10.1080/10409289.2013.82131310.

Browne, D., Prime, H., & Wade, M. (2012). Contemporary systems psychology and integrated approaches to school and service delivery: Reincarnations of Lightner Witmer's "Psychological Clinic". Journal of Scientific Psychology, 102-115.