Meghan H. Puglia

LIFE Virginia

LIFE Fellow from 2016 to 2019, University of Virginia


Dissertation completed in August 2019

The Noisy Brain in Infancy: A Neurobiological Marker of Normative Social Development

(Advisor: James P. Morris)

Selected Publications

Puglia, M. H., Krol, K. M., Missana, M., Williams, C. L., Lillard, T. S., Morris, J. P., Connelly, J. J., & Grossmann, T. (2020). Epigenetic tuning of brain signal entropy in emergent human social behavior. BMC Medicine, 18(1), Article 244.

Puglia, M. H., Connelly, J. J., & Morris, J. P. (2018).  Epigenetic regulation of the oxytocin receptor is associated with neural response during selective social attention. Translational Psychiatry, 8, Article 116.

Puglia, M. H., Lillard, T. S., Morris, J. P., & Connelly, J. J. (2015). Epigenetic modification of the oxytocin receptor gene influences the perception of anger and fear in the human brain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, 3308–3313.

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