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In Press

Turk, E., van den Heuvel, M.I., Benders, M.J.N.L., de Heus, R., Franx, A., Manning, J.H., Hect, J.L., Hernandez-Andrade, E., Hassan, S.S., Romero, R., Kahn, R.S., Thomason, M.E., & van den Heuvel, M.P. (in press) Functional connectome of the fetal brain. Journal of Neuroscience.

van de Ven, M.C.J., van den Heuvel, M.I., Bhogal, A., Lewis, T., & Thomason, M.E. (in press) Impact of maternal childhood maltreatment on child behavioral problems: The role of child frontal alpha asymmetry. Developmental Psychobiology. Link


Barraza, P., Dumas, G., Liu, H., Blanco-Gomez, G., van den Heuvel, M.I., Baart, M., & Pérez, A. (2019). Implementing EEG hyperscanning setups. MethodsX, 6, 428-436. PDF  Link

Wong, K., Hicks, L.M., Seuntjens, T.G., Trentacosta, C.J., Hendriksen, T.H., Zeelenberg, M., & van den Heuvel, M.I. (2019). The role of mindful parenting in individual and social decision-making in children. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1-10 Link

Henrichs, J., van den Heuvel, M.I., Witteveen, A.B., Wilschut, J., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. (2019). Does Mindful Parenting Mediate the Association between Maternal Anxiety during Pregnancy and Child Behavioral/Emotional Problems? MindfulnessLink


Bockneck, E., Richardson, P.A., van den Heuvel, M.I., Qipo, T., & Brophy-Herb, H.E. (2018). Sleep moderates the association between routines and emotion regulation in toddlers in poverty. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 966-974. Link

Thomason, M.E., Hect, J., Waller, R., Manning, J.H., Stacks, A.M., Beeghly, M., Boeve, J.L, Wong, K., van den Heuvel, M.I., Hernandez-Andrade, E., Hassan, S.S., & Romero, R. (2018). Prenatal neural origins of infant motor development: Associations between fetal brain and infant behavioral development. Development & Psychopathology, 30, 763–772. Link

van den Heuvel, M.I., Donkers, F.C.L., Henrichs, J., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. (2018). Children Prenatally Exposed to Maternal Anxiety Devote More Attentional Resources to Neutral Pictures. Developmental Science, 21 (4), e12612. Link

van den Heuvel, M.I., Assen, M. & Glover, V., Cleas, S., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. (2018). Association between maternal psychological distress and cortisol during pregnancy: A mixed-models approach. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 96, 52-60. Link

van den Heuvel, M.I., Turk, E., Manning, J.H., Hect, J., Hernandez-Andrade, E., Hassan, S.S., Romero, R., van den Heuvel, M.P., & Thomason, M.E. (2018). Hubs in the Human Fetal Brain Network. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 30, 108-115. Link


Van den Bergh, B.R.H., van den Heuvel, M.I., Lahti, M., Braeken, M.A.K.A., de Rooij, S., Entringer, S., Hoyer, D., Roseboom, T., Räikkönen, K., King, S., & Schwab, M. (2017). Prenatal developmental origins of behavior and mental health: the influence of maternal stress in pregnancy. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.  Link


van den Heuvel, M.I. & Thomason, M.E. (2016). Functional Connectivity of the Human Fetus Before Birth. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20 (12), 931-939. Link


van den Heuvel, M.I., Otte, R.A., Braeken, M.A.K.A., Winkler, I., Kushnerenko, E., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. l (2015). Differences between human auditory event-related potentials (AERPs) measured at 2 and 4 months after birth. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 97 (1), 75-83. Link

van den Heuvel, M.I., Johannes, M.A., Henrichs, J., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. (2015). Maternal Mindfulness During Pregnancy As Related to Infant Socio-emotional Development and Temperament: The Mediating Role of Maternal Anxiety. Early Human Development, 91 (2), 103-108. Link

van den Heuvel, M.I., Donkers, F.C., Winkler, .I, Otte, R.A., & Van den Bergh, B.R.H. (2015). Maternal mindfulness and anxiety during pregnancy affect infants’ neural responses to sounds. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10 (3), 453-460. Link


van den Heuvel, M.I. (2016). Altered Neurocognitive Functioning in Infants and Young Children Prenatally Exposed to Maternal Anxiety and Mindfulness. Link