Representative Publications (click on an article of a .pdf of it)

Widen, S. C. & Russell, J. A. (2003). A closer look at preschoolers' freely produced labels for facial expressions. Developmental Psychology, 39, 114-128.

Russell, J. A., & Widen, S. C. (2002). Words versus faces in evoking preschool children's knowledge of the causes of emotions. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 97-103.

Russell, J. A. & Widen, S. C. (2002). A label superiority effect in children's categorization of facial expressions. Social Development, 11, 30-52.

Russell, J.A. (1990). The preschoolers' understanding of the causes and consequences of emotion. Child Development, 61, 1872-1881.

Russell, J. A. (1989). Culture, scripts, and children's understanding of emotion. In C. Saarni & P. L. Harris (Eds.), Children's understanding of emotions. Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press.