Articles in Refereed Journals


Shafir, T., Angulo-Barroso, R., Calatroni, A., Jimenez, E., Lozoff, B. (2006). Effects of iron deficiency in infancy on patterns of motor development over time. Human Movement Science, 25(6), 821-838.

 

Shafir, T., Angulo-Barroso, R., Jing, Y., Angelilli, M. L., Jacobson S. W., Lozoff, B. (2008). Iron Deficiency and Infant Motor Development. Early Human Development, 84, 479-485.

 

Plunkett, M.J., Szemraj, J., Tilbury, D.M., Tardif, T., Felt, B., Kaciroti, N., Angulo- Barroso, R., Shafir, T., Wang, L. (2008). Dynamic systems modeling of cortisol response in pre-schoolers using emotion and activity inputs. Development and Learning, 2008. ICDL 2008. 7th IEEE International Conference, 192-197.

 

Shafir, T., Angulo-Barroso, R., Jing, Y., Angelilli, M. L., Jacobson S. W., Lozoff, B. (2009). Iron deficiency anemia in infancy and reach and grasp development. Infant Behavior and Development, 32(4), 366-375.

 

Shafir, T., Brown, S. H. (2010). Timing and the control of rhythmic upper-limb movements. Journal of Motor Behavior, 42(1) 71-84.


Angulo-Barroso, R. M., Schapiro, L., Liang, W., Rodrigues, O., Shafir, T., Kaciroti, N., Jacobson, S. W., and Lozoff, B. ( 2011). Motor development in 9-month- old infants in relation to cultural differences and iron status. Developmental Psychobiology, 53(2),196-210.

 

Mickey, B. J., Zhou, Z., Heitzeg, M. M., Heinz, E., Hodgkinson, C. A., Hsu, D. T., Langenecker, S. A., Love, T. M., Peciña, M., Shafir, T., Stohler, C. S., Goldman, D., Zubieta, J. K. (2011). Emotion Processing, Major Depression, and Functional Genetic Variation of Neuropeptide Y. Archives of General Psychiatry 68(2), 158- 166.   (The journal recently changed its name to JAMA Psychiatry).


Shafir, T., Love, T. M., Berent-Spillson, A., Persad, C. C., Wang, H., Reame, N. K., Frey, K. A., Zubieta, J-K., Smith, Y. R. (2012) Postmenopausal Hormone Use Impact on Emotion Processing Circuitry. Behavioural Brain Research, 226(1), 147-153.

 

Hsu, D., Mickey, B., Langenecker, S., Heitzeg, M., Love, T., Wang, H., Kennedy, S., Pecina, M., Shafir, T., Hodgkinson, C.A., Enoch, M., Goldman, D., Zubieta, J-K. (2012) Variation in the Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor 1 (CRHR1) Gene

influences fMRI Signal Responses during Emotional Stimulus Processing. Journal of Neuroscience. 32(9), 3253-3260.

 

Shafir, T., Taylor, S.F, Atkinson, A.P, Langenecker, S.A., Zubieta. J-K. (2013) Emotion regulation through execution, observation, and imagery of emotional movements. Brain and Cognition, 82, 219-227.


Bernstein, R., Shafir, T., Tsachor, R., Studd, K., Schuster, A. (2015). Laban Movement Analysis Using Kinect. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 9(6), 1394 - 1398.

 

Bernstein, R., Shafir, T., Tsachor, R., Studd, K., Schuster, A. (2015). Multitask learning for Laban movement analysis. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Movement and Computing (pp 37-44). ACM.

 

Shafir, T. (2016). Using Movement to Regulate Emotion: Neurophysiological Findings and Their Application in Psychotherapy. [Perspective]. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(1451). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01451

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01451/full

 

Shafir, T., Tsachor, R. P. and Welch, K. (2016). Emotion regulation through movement: Unique sets of movement characteristics are associated with and enhance basic emotions. Frontiers in Psychology 6, 2030, 1-15.  

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.02030/full

 

Leisman, G., Moustafa, A. A., and Shafir, T. (2016) Thinking, Walking, Talking: Integratory Motor and Cognitive Brain Function. Frontiers in Public Health 4, 94

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2016.00094/full


Tsachor, R.P. and Shafir, T. (2017) A Somatic Movement Approach to Fostering Emotional Resiliency through Laban Movement Analysis. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 11:410. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00410

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00410/full

 

Tsachor, R. P., & Shafir, T. (2019). How Shall I Count the Ways? A Method for Quantifying the Qualitative Aspects of Unscripted Movement With Laban Movement Analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(572). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00572

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00572/full

 

Spitzer, N., Shafir, T., Lerman, Y., & Werner, P. (2019). The Relationship between Caregiver Burden and Emotion Recognition Deficits in Persons with MCI and Early AD: The Mediating Role of Caregivers' Subjective Evaluations. Alzheimer disease and associated disorders.

doi: 10.1097/wad.0000000000000323

Melzer, A., Shafir, T., & Tsachor, R. P. (2019). How do we recognize emotion from movement? Specific motor components contribute to the recognition of each emotion. Frontiers in Psychology 10, 1389.
doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01389

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01389/full

Articles or Chapters in Scientific Books


Shafir, T. (2015). Movement-based strategies for emotion regulation. Invited chapter for M.L. Bryant (Ed.), Handbook on Emotion Regulation: Processes, Cognitive Effects and Social Consequences (pp. 231-249). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=56264&osCsid=

 

 

Articles in Conference Proceedings


Plunkett, M.J., Szemraj, J., Tilbury, D.M., Tardif, T., Felt, B., Kaciroti, N., Angulo- Barroso, R., Shafir, T., Wang, L. (2008). Dynamic systems modeling of cortisol response in pre-schoolers using emotion and activity inputs. Development and Learning, 2008. ICDL 2008. 7th IEEE International Conference, 192-197


Shafir, T. and Tsachor, R. (2014) Collaborative Research: Practical Steps for Transforming your Clinical and Educational Insights into Research through Teamwork. Proceedings of the American Dance Therapy Association Annual Conference, B5, 1-6

 

Bernstein, R., Shafir, T., Tsachor, R., Studd, K., & Schuster, A. (2015). Multitask learning for Laban movement analysis. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Movement and Computing (pp 37-44). ACM.

 

Tsachor, R. and Shafir, T. (2015) Body/Mind Connection: Clinical Implications of New Research into Emotion Recognition from Movements, Using Laban Analysis. Proceedings of the American Dance Therapy Association Annual Meeting, A3, 1-8


Tsachor, R. and Shafir, T. (2016). The Italian Dance Manual as a Source of Action for Theatre. Proceedings of the Historical Dance Symposium 247-253

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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