Mernick, B., Pine, A., Gendler T. & Shechner, T. (In press). A psychometric evaluation of the behavioral inhibition questionnaire in a non-clinical sample of Israeli children and adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Horovitz, O., Lindenfeld, I., Melamed, M. & Shechner T. (In press). Developmental Effects of Stimulus Gender and the Social Context in which it Appears on Threat    Detection. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

Frolich, R., Katz, O, Klein, Z & Shechner, T. (2017). A novel perceptual discrimination training task: Reducing fear overgeneralization in the context of fear learning. Behavioral Research and Therapy, 93, 29-37.

White, L. K., Henderson, H. A., Perez-Edgar, K., Walker, O. L., Degnan, K. A., Shechner, T., Leibenluft, E., Bar-Haim, Y., Pine, D. S., Fox, N. A. (2017). Developmental relations between behavioral inhibition, anxiety, and attention biases to threat and positive information. Child Development, 88, 141-155.

Shechner, T., Jarcho, J. M, Wong, S, Leibenluft, E., Pine, S.D. & Nelson, E. E. (2017). Threats, rewards, and attention deployment in anxious youth and adults: An eye tracking. Biological Psychology, 122, 121-129.


Shechner, T. & Bar-Haim, Y. (2016). Threat monitoring system and attention bias modification in anxiety and stress-related disorders. Current Direction of Psychological Science, 25, 431-437.

Abend, R., Jalon, I., Gurevitch, G., Sar-el, R., Shechner, T., Pine, S. D., Hendler, T., Bar-Haim, Y. (2016). Modulation of fear extinction process using transcranial electrical stimulation. Translational Psychiatry, 6, 1-7.

Jarcho, J. M., Davis, M. M., Shechner, T., Degnan, K. A, Heather, A. H., Fox, N. A., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D. S., Nelson, E. E (2016). Early-childhood social reticence predicts brain function in preadolescent youths during distinct forms of peer evaluation. Psychological Science, 27, 821-835.

Horovitz, O., Roitburd, B. L., Abend, R., Ziskind, D., & Shechner, T. (2016). Distraction versus training attention away from threat: How to best wait for the dentist. Australian Journal of Psychology, 68, 139-238.

Prizant-Passal, S., Shechner, T., & Aderka, I. M. (2016). Social Anxiety and Internet Use – A Meta-Analysis: What do we know? What are we missing? Computers in Human Behavior, 62, 221-229.

Gold, A. L., Shechner, T., Farber, B.A., Spiro, C. N., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S., & Britton, J. C. (2016). Amygdala-cortical connectivity: Associations with anxiety, development and threat. Depression and Anxiety, 33, 917-926.

McLaughlin, K.A., Sheridan, A.S., Gold, A.L., Duys, A., Lambert,H.K., Perverill, M., Heleniak, C., Shechner, T., & Pine D. S. (2016). Trauma exposure, brain structure, and fear conditioning in children. Neuropsychopharmacology, 41, 1956-1964.

Michalska, K. J., Shechner, T., Britton, J. C., Pine D. S.,& Fox, N. A. (2016). A developmental analysis of fear learning and generalization in childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 146, 95-105.

White, L. K., Britton, J.C., Sequeira, S., Ronkin, E. G., Chen, G., Bar-Haim, Y., Shechner, T., Ernst, M., Fox, N.A., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D.S. (2016). Behavioral and neural stability of attention bias to threat in healthy adolescents. Neuroimage, 136, 84-93.


Mueller, S.C., Shechner, T., Rosen, D., Nelson, E.E., Pine, D.S., Ernst, M. (2015). Incidental threat during visual working memory in adolescent anxiety: An emotional memory-guided saccade task. Depression and Anxiety, 32, 282-295.

Shechner, T., Britton, C. J., Ronkin, E G., Jarcho, J. M., Mash, J., Michalska K., Leibenluft E., & Pine D. S. (2015). Fear conditioning and extinction in anxious and non-anxious youth and adults: Examining a novel developmentally-appropriate fear conditioning task. Depression and Anxiety. 32, 288-288.

Jarcho, J. M., Romer, A. L., Shechner, T., Galvan, A., Guyer, A. E., Leibenluft, E., Pine, D. S., Nelson, E. E. (2015). Forgetting the best when predicting the worst: Preliminary observation on neural circuit function in adolescent social anxiety. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, 21-31.


Shechner, T., Hong M., Britton, J.C., Pine, S.D. & Fox, N. (2014). Fear conditioning across development: Evidence from animal models and human studies. Biological Psychology, 100, 1-12.

Shechner, T., Rimon-Chakir, A., Britton J. C., Lotan, D., Aptar, A., Bliese D. P., Pine, S. D. & Bar-Haim, Y. (2014). Attention bias modification treatment augmenting effects on cognitive behavioral therapy in children with anxiety: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 61-71.

Jarcho, J. M., Fox, N. A., Pine, D. S., Leibenluft, E., Shechner, T., Degnan, K. A., Perez-Edgar, K., & Ernst M. (2014). The enduring influence of early temperament on neural mechanisms mediating attention-emotion conflict in Adults. Depression and Anxiety, 31, 53-62.


Shechner, T., Jarcho, J., Britton J. C., Leibenluft, L., Pine D. S. & Nelson E. (2013). Attention bias of anxious youth during extended exposure of emotional face pairs: An eye-tracking study. Depression and Anxiety, 30,14-21

Shechner, T., Wakschlag, N., Britton, J.C., Jarcho, J. M., Ernst M. & Pine D. S. (2013). Empirical examination of the potential adverse psychological effects associated with pediatric fMRI scanning. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 23, 357-362.

Britton, J. B., Bar Haim, Y., Clementi, M. A., Sankin L. S., Chen, G., Shechner, T., Norcross M. A., Spiro C. N., Lindstrom, K. M., & Pine, D. S. (2013). Training-associated changes and stability of attention bias in youth: Implications for Attention Bias Modification Treatment for pediatric anxiety. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 52-64.

Britton, J. B., Grillon, C., Lissek, S., Norcross, M. A., Szuhany, K. L., Chen, G., Ernst, M., Nelson, E., Leibenluft, E., Shechner, T., Pine, D. S. (2013). Response to learned threat: an FMRI study in adolescent and adult anxiety. American Journal of Psychiatry, 170, 1195-1204.

Jarcho, J. M., Fox, N. A., Pine, D. S., Etkin, A., Leibenluft, E., Shechner, T., Ernst M. (2013). The neural correlates of emotion-based cognitive control in adults with early childhood behavioral inhibition. Biological Psychology, 92, 306-314.

Lebowitz, R. R., Woolston, J., Bar Haim, Y., Calvocoressi, L., Dauser, C., Warnick, E., Scahill, L., Rimon, A., Shechner, T., Vitulano, L., King, R.A., Leckman, J. F. (2013). Family Accommodation in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders. Depression and Anxiety, 30, 47-54.

Shechner, T., Slone, M., Lobel, T. E., & Shechter, R. (2013). Children’s adjustment in non-traditional families in Israel: The effect of parental sexual orientation and the number of parents on children’s development. Child: Care, Health and Development, 39, 178-184.


Shechner T., Britton J. C., Pérez-Edgar K., Bar-Haim Y., Ernst M., Fox N. A., Leibenluft E., & Pine S. D. (2012). Attention biases, anxiety, and development: Toward or away from threats or rewards? Depression and Anxiety, 29, 282-294.

Shechner, T., Pelc, T., Pine, D. S., Fox, N. A, & Bar-Haim, Y. (2012). Flexible attention deployment in threatening contexts: An instructed fear conditioning study. Emotion, 12, 1041-1049.

Slone, M., Shechner, T.,& Khoury Farah, O. (2012). Parenting style as a moderator of effects of political violence: Cross-cultural comparison of Israeli Jewish and Arab children. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 36, 62-70.


Slone, M., & Shechner, T. (2011). Adolescents exposed to 7 years of political violence: Differential relations between exposure and its impact for Jewish and Arab Israelis. Child Indicators Research, 4, 529-545.

Wald, I., Shechner, T., Bitton, S., Holoshitz, Y., Charney, D. S., Muller, D., et al. (2011). Attention bias away from threat during life threatening danger predicts PTSD symptoms at one-year follow-up. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 406-411.

2010 and earlier

Shechner, T. (2010). Gender Identity Disorder: Literature review from a developmental perspective. Israeli Journal of Psychiatry and Related Science, 47, 132-138.

Shechner, T., Slone, M., Meir, Y#., & Kalish, Y. (2010). Relations between social support and psychological and parental distress for lesbian, single heterosexual by choice, and two parent heterosexual mothers. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80,283-292.

Slone, M., & Shechner, T. (2009). Psychiatric consequences for Israeli adolescents of protracted political violence: 1998 – 2004. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 280–289.

Teichman, Y., Redl, O., Shechner, T., Chen, R., & Schoenfeld A. (2008). A comparison of the psychological reaction of women who terminated pregnancy for medical reason to those who terminate pregnancy electively. Megamot, 4, 799-826 (Hebrew).

Shechner, T., Slone, M., & Bialik, G. (2007). Does political ideology moderate stress: The special case of soldiers conducting forced relocation. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77, 189-198.

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