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Eva Telzer

Division: Developmental

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Specializations

  • Developmental social neuroscience
  • Adolescent development
  • Family relationships
  • Cultural socialization
  • Intergroup relationships across development
  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Risk taking and decision making in adolescence
  • Affective neuroscience
  • Emotion regulation

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Courses

  • Psych 216: Introduction to Child Development
  • Psych 496: Adolescent Development
  • Psych 320: The Teenage Years
  • Psych 593: Developmental Social Neuroscience

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Tsai, Kim, Eva H. Telzer, Nancy Gonzales, and Andrew J. Fuligni. "Adolescents' daily assistance to the family in response to maternal need." Journal of Marriage and Family 75 (2013): 964-980.
  • Fuligni, Andrew J., and Eva H. Telzer. "Another way the family can get in the head and under the skin: The neurobiology of family assistance." Perspectives in Child Development 7 (2013): 138-142.
  • Tsai, Kim, Eva H. Telzer, and Andrew J. Fuligni. "Change and stability in parent-child relationships across the transition to adulthood." Child Development 84 (2013): 471-484.
  • Telzer, Eva H., Jessica Flannery, Mor Shapiro, Katherine L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, Laurel Gabard-Durman, Dylan D. Gee, and Nim Tottenham. "Early experience shapes amygdala sensitivity to race: An international adoption design." Journal of Neuroscience 33 (2013): 13484-13488.
  • Telzer, Eva H., Nancy Gonzales, and Andrew J. Fuligni. "Family obligation values and family assistance behaviors: Protective and risk factors for adolescent substance use." Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2013):
  • Olsavsky, Aviva K., Eva H. Telzer, Mor Shapiro, Katheryn L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, and Nim Tottenham. "Indiscriminate amygdala response to mothers and strangers following early maternal deprivation." Biological Psychiatry (2013):
  • Telzer, E H., A J. Fuligni, M D. Lieberman, and A Galvan. "Meaningful family relationships: Neurocognitive buffers of adolescent risk taking." Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 25 (2013): 374-387.
  • Goldenberg*, Diane, Eva H. Telzer*, Andrew J. Fuligni, Matthew D. Lieberman, and Adriana Galvan. "Neural mechanisms of impulse control in sexually risky adolescents." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 6 (2013): 23-29 *denotes equal author contribution.
  • Telzer, Eva H., and Andrew J. Fuligni. "Positive daily family interactions eliminate gender differences in internalizing symptoms during adolescence." Journal of Youth and Adolescence 42 (2013): 1498-1511.
  • Telzer, Eva H., Andrew J. Fuligni, Matthew D. Lieberman, and Adriana Galvan. "The effects of poor quality sleep on brain function during risk taking in adolescence." NeuroImage 71 (2013): 275-283.
  • Tottenham, N, M Shapiro, E H. Telzer, and K Humphreys. "Amygdala response to mother." Developmental Science 15 (2012): 307-315.
  • Telzer, E H., K Humphreys, M Shapiro, and N Tottenham. "Amygdala sensitivity to race is not present in childhood but emerges in adolescence." Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2012):
  • Tsai, K, E H. Telzer, and A J. Fuligni. "Change and stability in parent-child relationships across the transition to adulthood." Child Development (2012):
  • Masten, C L., E H. Telzer, A J. Fuligni, M D. Lieberman, and N I. Eisenberger. "Time spent with friends in adolescence relates to less neural sensitivity to later peer rejection." Social, Cognitive, Affective Neuroscience 7 (2012): 106-114.
  • Telzer, E H., A J. Fuligni, M D. Lieberman, and A Galvan. "Ventral striatum activation to prosocial rewards predicts longitudinal declines in adolescent risk taking." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 3 (2012): 45-52.
  • Masten, C L., E H. Telzer, and N I. Eisenberger. "An fMRI investigation of attributing negative social treatment to racial discrimination." Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 23 (2011): 1042-1051.
  • Telzer, E H. "Expanding the acculturation gap-distress model: An integrative review of research." Human Development 53 (2011): 313-340.
  • Telzer, E H., C L. Masten, E T. Berkamn, M D. Lieberman, and A J. Fuligni. "Neural regions involved in self-control and mentalizing are recruited during prosocial decisions towards the family." NeuroImage 58 (2011): 242-249.
  • Telzer, E H., C L. Masten, E T. Berkman, M D. Lieberman, and A J. Fuligni. "Gaining while giving: An fMRI study of the rewards of family assistance among White and Latino youth." Social Neuroscience 5 (2010): 508-518.
  • Telzer, E H., and A J. Fuligni. "A longitudinal daily diary study of family assistance and academic achievement among adolescents from Mexican, Chinese, and European backgrounds." Journal of Youth and Adolescence 38 (2009): 560-571.
  • Fuligni, A J., E H. Telzer, S W. Cole, J Bower, L Kiang, and M Irwin. "A preliminary study of daily interpersonal stress and C-Reactive Protein levels among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds." Psychosomatic Medicine 71 (2009): 1-5.
  • Fuligni, A J., E H. Telzer, J Bower, M Irwin, L Kiang, and S W. Cole. "Daily family assistance and inflammation among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds." Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 23 (2009): 803-809.
  • Telzer, E H., and A J. Fuligni. "Daily family assistance and the psychological well being of adolescents from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds." Developmental Psychology 45 (2009): 1177-1189.
  • Telzer, E H., and H A. Vazquez-Garcia. "Skin color and self perceptions of immigrant and U.S. born Latinas: The moderating role of racial socialization and ethnic identity." Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 31 (2009): 357-374.
  • Telzer, E H., K Mogg, B Bradley, X Mai, M Ernst, D Pine, and C S. Monk. "Relationship between trait anxiety, prefrontal cortex, and attention bias to angry faces in children and adolescents." Biological Psychology 79 (2008): 216-222.