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Peter J. Molfese
Haskins Laboratories
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Haskins Phone: (203) 865-6163, x205
Yale Phone: (203) 764-9353
Haskins Fax: (203) 865-8963

Regular Days at Haskins: Monday - Friday

2012-Present    Research Scientist, Haskins Laboratories


2010-2012 Post-Doctoral Associate - Haskins Laboratories
2009-2010 Post-Doctoral Associate - Yale Child Study Center
2006-2009 Ph.D., Developmental Psychology - University of Houston
2004-2006 Master of Arts, Psychology - University of Louisville,  Louisville, Kentucky
1999-2003 Bachelor of Arts - DePauw University - Greencastle, Indiana

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Molfese, P. J., Fletcher, J. M., & Denton, C. A. (2013). Adequate versus Inadequate Response to Reading Intervention: An Event-Related Potentials Assessment. Developmental Neuropsychology.

Crowley, M. J, Wu, J., Hommer, R., South, M., Fearon, P, Molfese, P. J., Mayes, L. (2013). A developmental study of the feedback-related negativity from 10-17 years: Age and sex effects for reward vs. non-reward. Developmental Neuropsychology.

Pugh, K.R., Landi, N., Preston, J.L., Mencl, W.E., Austin, A., Sibley, D., Fulbright, R.K., Seidenberg, M.S. Grigorenko, E., Constable, R.T., Molfese, P., & Frost, S.J. (2012). The relationship between phonological and sensorimotor processing skills and the neurocircuitry for reading in emergent readers. Brain and Language.

McPartland, J. C., Crowley, M. J., Perszyk, D. R., Naples, A., Mukerji, C. E., Molfese, P. J., Bolling, D. Z., Pelphrey, K. A., & Mayes, L. C. (2011). Temporal dynamics reveal atypical brain response to social exclusion in autism. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3), 271-279.

Molfese, V., Molfese, P., Molfese, D., & Rudasill, K. (2010). Executive function skills of 6 to 8 year olds: Brain and behavioral evidence and implications for school achievement. Contemporary Educational Psychology: Special Issue on Brain and Academic Development, 35, 116-153

Crowley, M. J., Wu. J., Molfese, P. J., & Mayes, L. C. (Accepted). Social Exclusion in Middle Childhood: Rejection Events, Slow-wave Neural Activity and Ostracism Distress. Social Neuroscience.

Stuebing, K. E., Barth, A. E., Molfese, P. J., Weiss, B., Fletcher, J. M. (2009). IQ is not strongly related to response to reading instruction: A meta-analytic interpretation. Exceptional Children, 76, 31-51.

Molfese, D., Molfese, V., & Beswick, J., Jacobi-Vessels, J., Molfese, P., Key, A.F., Starkey, G. S. (2008). Dynamic links between emerging cognitive skills and brain processes. Developmental Neuropsychology, 33, 682-706.

Molfese, V., Molfese, D., Beswick, J., Jacobi-Vessels, J., Molfese, P., Molnar, A., Wagner, M., Haines, B. (2008). Event related potentials to identify language and reading skills. Topics in Language Disorders, 28, 28-45.

Brown, E. T., Molfese, V. & Molfese, P. (2008). Preschool student learning in literacy and mathematics: Impact of teacher experience, qualifications, and beliefs on an at-risk sample. Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk, 13, 106-126.

Ferguson, M. & Molfese, P.J. (2007). Breast-fed infants process speech differently from bottle-fed infants: Evidence from neuroelectrophysiology. Developmental Neuropsychology, 31, 337-347.

Molfese, P. J., Bonebright, T. L., Herman, T. M., Roe, C. A. (2002). A multimodal data collection tool using REALbasic and Mac OS X. Behavioral Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 34, 227-230.