Fehr, K. & Russ, S. (2014) Assessment of pretend play in preschool -aged children: Validation and factor analysis of the Affect in Play Scale- Preschool versions. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 350-357. Doi: 10.1080/00223891.2013.838171.

Russ, S. (2014). Demonstrating effects with children: When do we know we know? Psychology of aesthtics, creativity and the arts.

Russ, S. (2014) Pretend Play in Childhood: Foundation of Adult Creativity. Washington DC. American Psychological Association

Russ, S. & Fehr, K. (2013). The role of pretend play in child psychotherapy. In M. Taylor (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Development of Imagination. (pp. 516-528). New York: Oxford University Press.

Russ, S., Fehr, K., & Hoffmann, J. (2013). Helping children develop pretend play skills. Implications for gifted and talented programs. In K. Kim, J. Kaufman, J. Baer, & B. Sriraman. (Eds.) Creatively gifted students are not like other gifted students: Research, theory and practice. (pp. 49-67). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Russ, S. & Wallace, C. (2013). Creative problem solving. In C. Schaefer & A. Drewes (Eds.) The therapeutic powers of play: 20 core agents of change. Second edition. (pp. 213-223). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons.

Chessa, D., Lis, A., di Riso, D., Delvecchio, E., Russ, S., & Dillon, J. (2013) A cross-cultural comparison of pretend play in US and Italian children. Journal of cross-cultural psychology, 44, 640-656.

Fehr, K. & Russ, S. (2013). Aggressive pretend play in preschoolers: A comparison of aggressive pretend play and aggressive behavior in the classroom. Early Education and Development, 24, 332-345.

Hoffmann, J. & Russ, S. (2012) Pretend play, creativity, and emotion regulation in children. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 6, 175-184.

Russ, S. & Wallace, C. (2012). Pretend play and creative processes. American Journal of Play, 136-148

Golinkoff, R., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Russ, S., Lillard, A. (2012 Probing play: What does the research show? (Guest Editors’ Forward) American Journal of Play. xi-xiii

Lillard, A., Russ, S., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. (2012). Probing play: The research we need. (Guest editors’ afterword). American Journal of Play, 161-165.

Fiorelli, J. & Russ, S. (2012). Pretend play, coping, and subjective well-being in children. American Journal of Play, 5, 81-103.

Russ, S. (2012) Creativity and play. In M.Runco (Ed.) The Creativity research handbook. (pp. 103-132). New York: Hampton Press.

Russ, S., Fiorelli, J., & Spannagel, S. (2011) Cognitive and affective processes in play. In S. Russ & L. Niec (Eds.) Play in clinical practice: Evidence-Based Approaches (pp. 3-22.) New York: Guilford Press.

Russ, S. & Pearson, B. (2011). Play intervention and prevention in school settings. In S. Russ & L. Niec (Eds.) Play in clinical practice: Evidence-Based approaches. (pp. 318-334). New York: Guilford Press.

Russ, S. (2011) Emotion /Affect. In M. Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.) Encyclopedia of creativity, Second Edition. (pp. 449-455). London: Elsevier.

Russ, S. & Dillon, J. (2011) Associative Theory. In M. Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.) Encyclopedia of creativity. Second Edition.(pp. 66-71). London: Elsevier.

Russ, S. & Christian, K. (2011). Play. In M. Runco & S. Pritzker, S. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of creativity. Second Edition. (pp. 238-243). London: Elsevier.

Christian, K., Russ, S., & Short, E. (2011). Pretend play processes and anxiety: Considerations for the play therapist. International Journal of Play Therapy, 20, 179-192.

Russ, S. & Dillon, S. (2011). Changes in Children’s Pretend Play Over Two Decades. Creativity Research Journal, 23, 330-338.

Russ, S. & Cordiano, T. (2011). Play assessment. In I. Weiner & E. Craighead (Eds.) Corsini’s Encyclopedia of Psychology. Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons.

Russ, S. & Niec, L. (Eds.) (2011). Play in Clinical Practice: Empirically-Based Approaches. New York: Guilford.

Russ, S. & Fiorelli, J. (2010) Developmental Approaches to Creativity. In J . Kaufman & R. Sternberg (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity, 233-249. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Russ, S. (2009) Pretend play, emotional processes, and developing narratives. In J, Kaufman & S. Kaufman (Eds.) The psychology of creative writing. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Kaugars, A. & Russ, S. (2009) Assessing preschool children’s play: preliminary validation of the Affect on Play Scale-preschool version. Early Education and Development, 20(5), 733-755

Russ, S., Pearson, B. & Spannagel, S., (2009). Play. In S. Lopez (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology, Vol 2 (pp701-704. London: Blackwell Publishing.

Cordiano, T., Russ, S., & Short, E. ( 2008). Development and validation of Affect in Play Scale-Brief Rating Version. (APS-BR) Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 52-60.

H. Sivec, P. Masterson, J. Katz, & S. Russ (2008) The response of children to the psychiatric hospitalization of a family member. Australian e-Journal for advancement of mental health, 7, 1-9. A

Moore, M. & Russ, S. (2008) Follow-up of a pretend play intervention: Effects on play, creativity and emotional processes in children. Creativity Research Journal, 20, 427-436.

Cordiano, T., Russ, S. & Short, E. (2008). Development and validation of Affect in Play Scale-Brief Rating Version. (APS-BR). Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 52-60.

Pearson, B., Russ, S., Spannagel, S. (2008). Pretend play and positive psychology: Natural companions. Journal of Positive Psychology, 3, 110-119.

Russ, S. (2007) Psychodynamic. In. M. Hersen & A. Gross (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Psychology. Vol. 2. Children and Adolescents. (pp. 173-191). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

Russ, S. (2007) Pretend play: A resource for children who are coping with stress and managing anxiety. NYS Psychologist, XIX(5), 13-17.

Russ, S., Pearson, B., & Sacha, T. (2007). Play assessment. In S. Smith & L. Handler (Eds). The clinical assessment of children and adolescents: A Practitioners Handbook, (pp 87-97), Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Russ, S. (2006). Psychodynamic treatments. In R. Ammerman (Ed.) Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology, Vol. III, Child Psychopathology (pp. 425-437) Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

Linares Scott, T., Short, E., Singer, L., Russ, S., & Minnes, S. (2006) Psychometric properties of the Dominic Interactive Assessment.: A computerized self-report for children. Assessment, 13, 16-26.

Russ, S. (2006). Pretend Play, affect, and creativity. In P. Locher, C. Martindale, & L. Dorfman (Eds.) New Directions in Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. (pp239-250). Baywood Publishing.

Sacha, T. & Russ, S. (2006). Effects of pretend imagery on learning dance in preschool children. Early Childhood Education Journal, 33, 341-345.

Moore, M. & Russ, S. (2006). Pretend play as a resource for children: Implications for pediatricians and health care professionals. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 27, 237-248.

Russ, S. & Schafer, E. (2006). Affect in fantasy play, emotion in memories, and divergent thinking. Creativity Research Journal, 18, 347-354.

Russ, S. (2005). Building an empirical foundation for the use of pretend play in therapy. In C. Schaefer, J. McCormick, & A. Ohnogi (Eds.) International Handbook of Play Therapy, (pp227-240) Lanham: Aronson.

Russ, S. (2004). Projective assessment of affect in children’s play. In M. Hilsenroth & D. Segal (Eds.), Personality Assessment, Vol. 2 in M. Hersen (Editor-in-chief), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. (pp. 628-642) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Singer, L.T., Minnes, S., Short, E.J., Arendt, R., Farkas, K., Lewis, B., Klein, N., Russ, S., Min, M.O., & Kirchner, H.L. (2004). The home environment and cognitive outcomes of cocaine exposed, preschool children. Journal of the American Medical Association, 291(20), 2448-2456.

Russ, S. (2004 ). Play in child development and psychotherapy: Toward empirically supported practice. Mahwah, NJ.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Russ, S. (2003). Psychodynamic therapy. In T. Ollendick & C, Schroeder (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology.(pp. 508-510). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

Russ, S. (2003). Play therapy. In T. Ollendick & C, Schroeder (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology. (pp.485-487). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

Russ, S. (2003). Play and creativity: Developmental issues. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 47, 291-303.

Russ, S. (2003) Creativity research: Whither thou goest… Creativity Research Journal, 15, 143-145.

Russ, S., Goldstein, A., & Schafer, E. (2003) Implications of research on play and interpersonal development for the study and delivery of child psychotherapy. In R. Lerner, F. Jacobs, & D. Wertlieb (Eds.) Handbook of Applied Developmental Science. Vol. 2. Promoting positive youth development: Practice and evidence, (pp253-272). Sage.

Niec, L. & Russ, S. (2002) Children's internal representations, empathy, and fantasy play: A validity study of the SCORS_Q, Psychological Assessment, 14, 331-338.

Russ, S. (2002). Gender differences in primary process thinking and creativity. In R. Bornstein and J. Masling (Eds.), The Psychodynamics of Gender and Gender Role, (pp. 53-80). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

Russ, S. & Freedheim, D, (2001) Psychotherapy with children. In C.E. Walker & M. Roberts (Eds), Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology, 3rd edition (pp. 840-859), NY: Wiley.

Russ, S. (2001). Tackling ethical issues in personality assessment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 77, 255-258.

Goldstein, A., & Russ, S. (2000-2001). Understanding children’s literature and its relationship to fantasy ability and coping. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 20, 105-126.

Russ, S. & Seja Kaugars, A. (2000-2001). Emotion in children’s play and creative problem solving. Creativity Research Journal, 13, 211-219.

Russ, S., Niec, L., & Seja, A. (2000). Play assessment of affect- The affect in play scale. In K. Gitlin-Weiner, A. Sangrund, & C. Schaefer (Eds.), Play Diagnosis and Assessment, (722-749). NY: Wiley.

Russ, S. (2000). An evolutionary model of creativity: Does it fit? Psychological Inquiry, 10, 359-361. Russ, S., & Ollendick, T. (1999). (Eds.). Handbook of Psychotherapies with Children and Families. NY: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Russ, S. (Ed.) (1999). Affect, Creative Experience, and Psychological Adjustment. Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel.

Russ. S. (1993). Affect and Creativity: The Role of Affect and Play in the Creative Process. A Volume in the Personality Assessment Series. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.