Hartstein LE, Wong SD, Abbas L, Choubai S, Wilson JN, Jablin T, LeBourgeois MK. Creating the Cave: Conducting Circadian Science in Early Childhood. Clocks and Sleep. Feb 20. 2023. Hartstein 2023


Hartstein LE, Diniz Behn C, Wright KP, Akacem LD, Stowe SR, LeBourgeois MK. Evening Light Intensity and Phase Delay of the Circadian Clock in Early Childhood. Journal Biol Rhythms, Nov 22. 2022. Hartstein 2022

Wong SD, Wright KP, Spencer, RL, Vetter C, Hicks LM, Jenni OG, LeBourgeois MK. Development of the circadian clock in early life: Maternal and environmental factors. Journal of Physiological Anthropology. May 16;41(1):22. 2022. Wong 2022

Hartstein LE, Diniz Behn C, Akacem LD, Wright Jr KP, Stack N, LeBourgeois MK. High sensitivity of melatonin suppression response to evening light in preschool-aged children. Journal of Pineal Research, 00:e12780. 2022. Hartstein 2022

Hartstein LE, Wright Jr KP, Akacem LD, Behn CD, LeBourgeois MK. Evidence of circalunar rhythmicity in young children's evening melatonin levels. Journal of Sleep Research, e13635. 2022. Hartstein 2022 


Brown S, Lunkenheimer E, LeBourgeois MK, & Heilman K. Child maltreatment severity and sleep variability predict mother–infant RSA coregulation. Development and Psychopathology, 33(5), 1747-1758. 2021. Brown 2021

LeBourgeois MK, Hartstein LE, Wong SD, Ricker A. Optimal sleep habits in infants and children. The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, vol. 2, pp. 1-8; Elsevier. 2021. LeBourgeois 2021


Blackwell CK, Hartstein LE, Elliot AJ, Forrest CB, Ganiban J, Hunt K, Camargo JA, LeBourgeois MK. Better sleep, better life? How sleep quality influences children's life satisfaction. Quality of Life Research, 29(9): 2465-2474. 2020. Blackwell 2020

Staton S, Rankin PS, Harding M, Smith SS, Westwood E, LeBourgeois MK, Thorpe KJ. Many naps, one nap, none: A systematic review and meta-analysis of napping patterns in children 0-12 years. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 29; 50: 101247. 2020. Staton 2020

Timofeev I, Schoch SF, LeBourgeois MK, Huber R, Riedner BA, Kurth S. Spatiotemporal properties of sleep slow waves and implications for development. Current Opinion in Physiology/ Physiology of Sleep, 15: 172-182. 2020. Timofeev 2020


Hale L, Li X, Hartstein LE, LeBourgeois MK. Media use in teenagers: What do we know? Current Sleep Medicine Reports, 5(3): 128–134. 2019. Hale 2019

Jansen EC, Peterson KE, Lumeng JC, Kaciroti N, LeBourgeois MK, Chen K, Miller AL. Associations between Sleep and Dietary Patterns among Low-Income Children Attending Preschool. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 119(7):1176-1187. 2019. Jansen 2019

Julian MM, Leung CY, Rosenblum KL, LeBourgeois MK, Lumeng JC, Kaciroti N, Miller AL. Parenting and toddler self‐regulation in low‐income families: What does sleep have to do with it?. Infant Mental Health Journal, 40(4):479-495. 2019. Julian 2019

Koinis-Mitchell D, Boergers J, Kopel SJ, McQuaid EL, Farrow ML, LeBourgeois MK. Racial and ethnic disparities in sleep outcomes among urban children with and without asthma. Sleep Health,  5(6): 532-538. 2019. Koinis-Mitchell 2019

LeBourgeois MK, Dean DC, Deoni SC, Kohler M, Kurth S. A simple sleep EEG marker in childhood predicts brain myelin 3.5 years later. NeuroImage, 199:342-350. 2019. LeBourgeois 2019

Miller AL, Miller SE, LeBourgeois MK, Sturza J, Rosenblum KL, Lumeng JC. Sleep duration and quality are associated with eating behavior in low-income toddlers. Appetite, 135:100-7. 2019. Miller 2019


Akacem LD, Wright Jr KP, LeBourgeois MK. Sensitivity of the circadian system to evening bright light in preschool‐age children. Physiological Reports, 6(5):e13617. 2018. Akacem 2018

Cremone A, de Jong DM, Kurdziel LB, Desrochers P, Sayer A, LeBourgeois MK, Spencer RM, McDermott JM. Sleep tight, act right: Negative affect, sleep and behavior problems during early childhood. Child Development, 89(2):e42-59. 2018. Cremone 2018

Hale L, Kirschen GW, LeBourgeois MK, Gradisar M, Garrison MM, Montgomery-Downs H, Kirschen H, McHale SM, Chang AM, Buxton OM. Youth screen media habits and sleep: sleep-friendly screen behavior recommendations for clinicians, Educators, and Parents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, 27(2):229-245. Hale 2018

Hartstein LE, LeBourgeois MK, Berthier NE. Light correlated color temperature and task switching performance in preschool-age children: Preliminary insights. PLOS one, 13(8):e0202973. 2018. Hartstein 2018

Schoch, SF, Riedner, B. A., Deoni, SC, Huber, R, LeBourgeois, MK, & Kurth, S. Across-night dynamics in traveling sleep slow waves throughout childhood. Sleep, 41(11). 2018. Schoch 2018


Cremone A, de Jong DM, Kurdziel LBF, Desrochers P, Sayer A, LeBourgeois MK. Sleep Tight, Act Right: Negative Affect, Sleep and Behavior Problems During Early Childhood. Child Development, 00(0):1-18. 2017. Cremone 2017

Koinis-Mitchell D, Kopel SJ, Seifer R, LeBourgeois M, McQuaid EL, Esteban CA, Boergers J, Nassau J, Farrow M, Fritz GK, Klein RB. Asthma-related lung function, sleep quality, and sleep duration in urban children. Sleep Health, 3:148-156. 2017. Koinis-Mitchell 2017

LeBourgeois MK, Hale L, Chang A, Akacem LD, Montgomery-Downs HE, Buxton OM, Digital Media and Sleep in Childhood and Adolescence Pediatrics, 140:S92. 2017. LeBourgeois 2017

Lopp S, Navidi W, Achermann P, LeBourgeois M, Behn CD. Developmental Changes in Ultradian Sleep Cycles across Early Childhood: Preliminary Insights. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 32(1):64-74. 2017. Lopp 2017

Martin SR, Boergers J, Kopel SJ, McQuaid EL, Seifer R, LeBourgeois M, Klein RB, Esteban CA, Fritz GK, Koinis-Mitchell D. Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Outcomes in a Sample of Urban Children With and Without Asthma. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42(8):825-836. 2017. Martin 2017

Schumacher AM, Miller AL, Watamura SE, Kurth S, Lassonde JM, LeBourgeois MK. Sleep Moderates the Association Between Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 46(2):222-235. 2017. Schumacher 2017

Stothard ER, McHill AW, Depner CM, Birks BR, Moehlman TM, Ritchie HK, Guzzetti JR, Chinoy ED, LeBourgeois MK, Axelsson J, Wright KP. Circadian Entrainment to the Natural Light-Dark Cycle across Seasons and the Weekend. Current Biology, 27:508-513. 2017. Stothard 2017

Thellman KE, Dmitrieva J, Miller A, Harsh JR, LeBourgeois MK. Sleep timing is associated with self-reported dietary patterns in 9- to 15-year-olds. Sleep Health, 3(4):269-275. 2017. Thellman 2017



Akacem LD, Wright KP, LeBourgeios MK. Bedtime and evening light exposure influence circadian timing in preschool-age children: A field study. Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rythms 1(2):27-31. 2016. Akacem 2016

de Jong DM, Cremone A, Kurdziel LBF, Desrochers P, LeBourgeois MK, Sayer A, Ertel K, Spencer RMC. Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Household Income in Relation to Sleep in Early Childhood. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1-10. 2016. de Jong 2016

Kurth S, Dean DC, Achermann P, O'Muircheartaigh J, Huber R, Deoni SCL, LeBourgeois MK. Increased Sleep Depth in Developing Neural Networks: New Insights from Sleep Restriction in Children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10:456. 2016. Kurth 2016

Lassonde JM, Rusterholz T, Kurth S, Schumacher AM, Achermann P, LeBourgeois MK. Sleep physiology in toddlers: Effects of missing a nap on subsequent night sleep. Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rythms 1:19-26. 2016. Lassonde 2016

LeBourgeois MK, Harsh JR. Development and psychometric evaluation of the Children's Sleep-Wake Scale. Sleep Health 2:198-204. 2016. LeBourgeois 2016

McClain IJ, Lustenberger C, Achermann P, Lassonde JM, Kurth S, LeBourgeois MK. Developmental Changes in Sleep Spindle Characteristics and Sigma Power across Early Childhood. Neural Plasticity, 2016. McClain 2016

Mullins EN, Miller AL, Cherian SS, Lumeng JC, Wright KP, Kurth S, LeBourgeois MK. Acute sleep restriction increases dietary intake in preschool-age children. Journal of Sleep Research, 2016. Mullins 2016

Schumacher AM, Miller AL, Watamura SE, Kurth S, Lassonde JM, LeBourgeois MK. Sleep Moderates the Association Between Response Inhibition and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 00(00): 1-14. 2016. Schumacher 2016



Akacem L, Simpkin CT, Carskadon MA, Wright KP, Jenni OG, Achermann P, LeBourgeois MK.  The Timing of the Circadian Clock and Sleep Differ between Napping and Non-Napping Toddlers.  PLoS ONE 10(4). 2015. Akacem 2015

Chevalier N, Kurth S, Doucette MR, Wiseheart M, Deoni SCL, Dean DC, III, O'Muircheartaigh J, Blackwell KA, Munakata Y, LeBourgeois MK.  Myelination is Associated with Processing Speed in Early Childhood: Preliminary Insights.  PLoS ONE 10(10). 2015. Chevalier 2015

Doucette MR, Kurth S, Chevalier N, Munakata Y, LeBourgeois MK.  Topography of Slow Sigma Power during Sleep is Associated with Processing Speed in Preschool Children.  Brain Sciences 5: 494-508, 2015. Doucette 2015

Kurth S, Lassonde JM, Pierpoint LA, Rusterholz T, Jenni OG, McClain IJ, Achermann P, LeBourgeois MK. Development of nap neurophysiology: preliminary insights into sleep regulation in early childhood. Journal of Sleep Research, 2015. Kurth 2015 -2

Kurth S, Olini N, Huber R, LeBourgeois MK.  Sleep and Early Cortical Development.  Current Sleep Medicine Reports, 2015. Kurth 2015

Miller AL, Lumeng JC, LeBourgeois MK.  Sleep patterns and obesity in childhood. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity 22: 41-17, 2015. Miller 2015

Miller AL, Seifer R, Crossin R, Lebourgeois MK. Toddler's self‐regulation strategies in a challenge context are nap‐dependent. Journal of sleep research24(3), 279-287, 2015. Miller 2015

Tribble RC, Dmitrieva J, Watamura SE, LeBourgeois MK.  The cortisol awakening response (CAR) in toddlers:  Nap-dependent effects on the diurnal secretory pattern.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 60: 46-56, 2015.  Tribble 2015



Crowley SJ, Van Reen E, LeBourgeois MK, Acebo C, Tarokh L, Seifer R, Barker DH, Carskadon MA.  A Longitudinal Assessment of Sleep Timing, Circadian Phase, and Phase Angle of Entrainment across Human Adolescense.  PLoS ONE 9(11): 1-11. Crowley 2014

Simpkin CT, Jenni OG, Carskadon MA, Wright KP, Akacem LD, Garlo KG, LeBourgeois MK. Chronotype is associated with the timing of the circadian clock and sleep in toddlers. Journal of Sleep Research 23: 397-405, 2014. Simpkin 2014



Kurth S, Achermann P, Rusterholz T, LeBourgeois MK. Development of Brain EEG Connectivity across Early Childhood: Does Sleep Play a Role? Brain Sciences 3: 1445-1460, 2013. Kurth 2013

LeBourgeois MK, Wright KP, LeBourgeois HB, Jenni OG. Dissonance Between Parent-Selected Bedtimes and Young Children's Circadian Physiology Influences Nighttime Settling Difficulties. Mind, Brain, and Education 7(4): 234-242, 2013. LeBourgeois 2013

LeBourgeois MK, Carskadon MA, Akacem LD, Simpkin CT, Wright KP, Achermann P, Jenni OG. Circadian Phase and Its Relationship to Nighttime Sleep in Toddlers. Journal of Biological Rhythms  28(5): 322-331, 2013. LeBourgeois 2013 -2



Berger RH, Miller AL, Siefer R, Cares SR, LeBourgeois MK. Acute sleep restriction effects on emotion repsonses in 30- to 36-month-old-children. Journal of Sleep Research 21: 235-246, 2012. Berger 2012

Gribbin CE, Watamura SE, Cairns A, Harsh J, LeBourgeois MK. The Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) in 2- to 4-Year-Old Children:  Effects of Actue Nighttime Sleep Restriction, Wake Time, and Daytime Napping. Developmental Psychobiology 54: 412-422, 2012. Gribbin 2012

Tarokh L, Van Reen E, Acebo C, LeBourgeois MK, Seifer R, Fallone G, Carskadon MA. Adolescence and Parental History of Alcoholism: Insights from the Sleep EEG. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research: 1-12, 2012. Tarokh 2012

Wright KP, Lowry CA, LeBourgeois MK. Circadian and wakefulness-sleep modulation of cognition in humans. Fronteirs in Molecular Neuroscience 50: 2012. Wright 2012



Kurth S, Ringli M, Geiger A, LeBourgeois MK, Jenni O, Huber R. Mapping of cortical activity in the first two decades of life: A high-density sleep electroencephalogram study. Journal of Neuroscience30: 13211-13219, 2010. Kurth 2010

Werner H, LeBourgeois MK, Geiger A, Jenni O. Assessment of chronotype in 4- to 11-year-old children: Reliability and validity of the Children’s ChronoType Questionnaire (CCTQ). Chronobiology International 26: 992-1014, 2009. Werner 2009

Hale L, Berger LM, LeBourgeois MK, Brooks-Gunn J. Social and demographic predictors of preschoolers' bedtime routines. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 30: 394-402, 2009. Hale 2009

Fortunato V, LeBourgeois MK, Harsh J. Development of a five-dimensional measure of sleep quality. Educational and Psychological Measurement 68: 488-514, 2008. Fortunato 2008

Acebo C, LeBourgeois MK. Actigraphy. Respiratory Care Clinics 12: 23-30, 2006. Acebo 2006

Jenni O, LeBourgeois MK. Understanding sleep-wake behavior and sleep disorders in children: The value of a model. Current Opinions in Psychiatry 19: 282-287, 2006. Jenni 2006

LeBourgeois MK, Giannotti F, Cortesi F, Wolfson AR, Harsh J. The Relationship Between Reported Sleep Quality and Sleep Hygiene in Italian and American Adolescents. Pediatrics 115: 257-265, 2005. LeBourgeois 2005

Crosby B, LeBourgeois MK, Harsh J. Racial Differences in Reported Napping and Nocturnal Sleep in 2- to 8-Year-Old Children. Pediatrics 115: 225-232, 2005. Crosby 2005

LeBourgeois MK, Giannotti F, Cortesi F, Wolfson AR, Harsh J. Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Quality in Italian and American Adolescents. Annals of the New York Acadamy of Sciences ​1021: 352-354, 2004. LeBourgeois 2004

LeBourgeois MK, Avis K, Mixon M, Olmi J, Harsh J. Snoring, Sleep Quality and Sleepiness Across Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Subtypes. Sleep 27(3): 520-525, 2004. LeBourgeois 2004 -2