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TALKS

Apr

24

PIER EdBag

12:00 pm - 1:20 pm, 336B Baker Hall

Timothy A. McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Education, Univerand Director, Digital Innovation Greenhouse, University of Michigan, will present "Reimagining Residential Education at Scale."

Apr

25

Department of Neurobiology Distinguished Lecture

4:00 pm, University Club, Balllroom A

Kay Tye, Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator, and Whitehead Professorship Chair, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Picowar Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present "Neural Circuits Underlying Positive and Negative Valence."

Apr

26

BrainHub Seminar

4:00 pm, Mellon Institute Social Room, CMU

Bo Li, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, will present "The Central Amygdala Circuits in Fear Learning and Anxiety."

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New Publications

  • Ben-Eliyahu, A., Moore, D. Dorph, R., & Schunn, C. D. (2018). Investigating the multidimensionality of engagement: Affective, behavioral, and cognitive engagement across science activities and contexts. Contemporary Educational Psychology.
  • Witherspoon, E., Schunn, C. D., Higashi, R., & Shoop, R. (2018). Attending to structural programming features predicts differences in learning and motivation. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 34(2).
  • Fan, Q., Nummenmaa, A., Wichtmann, B. Witzel, T., Mekkaoui, C., Schneider, W., Wald, L. L., & Huang, S. Y. (2018). Validation of diffusion MRI estimates of compartment size and volume fraction in a biomimetic brain phantom using a human MRI scanner with 300 mT/m maximum gradient strength. NeuroImage.
  • Tuninetti, A., & Tokowicz, N. (2018). The influence of a first language: Training nonnative listeners on voicing contrasts. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.
  • Litman, D. J., & Nguyen, H. V. (2018). Argument mining for improving the automated scoring of persuasive essays. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Ben-Eliyahu, A., Moore, D., Dorph, R., & Schunn, C. D. (2018). Investigating the multidimensionality of engagement: Affective, behavioral, and cognitive engagement across science activities and contexts. Contemporary Educational Psychology.
  • Page, L. C., Iriti, J. E., Lowry, D. J., & Anthony, A. M. (2018). The promise of place-based investment in postsecondary access and success: Investigating the impact of the Pittsburgh Promise. Education Finance and Policy.
  • Matsumura, L. C., & Correnti, R. (2018). Student writing accepted as high-quality analytic responses to analytic text-base writing tasks. The Elementary School Journal.
  • Derringer, C., & Rottman, B. (2018). How people learn about causal influence when there are many possible causes: A model based on informative transitions. Cognitive Psychology.
  • Kinloch, V., & Dixon, K. (2018). Professional development as publicly engaged scholarship in urban schools: Implications for educational justice, equity, and humanization. English Education, 50(2), 147-171
  • Richey, E. J., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & Cohen, K. (2018) Collaboration facilitates abstract category learning. Memory and Cognition.
  • Bray, L. E., & Russell, J. L. (2018). The dynamic interaction between institutional pressures and activity: An examination of the implementation of IEPs in secondary inclusive settings. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
  • Xiong, Y., & Suen, H. K. (2018). Assessment approaches in massive open online courses: Possibilities, challenges and future directions. International Review of Education.
  • Wu, Z., & Juffs, A. (2018). Revisiting the revised hierarchical model: Evidence for concept mediation in backward translation. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 1-15.
  • Liu, A. S., & Schunn, C. D. (2018). The effects of school-related and home-related optional science experiences on science attitudes and knowledge. Journal of Educational Psychology.
  • Liu, R., Schunn, C. D., Fiez, J. A., & Libertus, M. E. (2018). The integration between nonsymbolic and symbolic numbers: Evidence from an EEG study. Brain and Behavior.
  • Schunn, C. D., Newcombe, N. S., Alfieri, L., Cromley, J. G., Massey, C., & Merlino, J. F. (2018). Using principles of cognitive science to improve science learning in middle school: What works when and for whom? Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 32(2), 225-240.
  • Zheng, P., & Libertus, M. (2018). The role of parental education, household income, and race on parents' academic beliefs and the provision of home learning opportunities for 4- to 8-year-old children. Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 8(1), 118-132.
  • Milburn, E., Warren, T., & Walsh Dickey, M. (2018). Idiom comprehension in aphasia: Literal interference and abstract representation. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  • Smythe-Leistico, K., & Page, L. C. (2018). Connect-Text: Leveraging text-message communication to mitigate chronic absenteeism and improve parental engagement in the earliest years of schooling. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk.
  • Amemiya, J., & Wang, M. T. (2018). Why effort praise can backfire in adolescence. Child Development Perspectives.
  • Kontos, A. P., Collins, M. W., Holland, C. L., Reeves, V. L., Edelman, K., Benso, S., Schneider, W., & Okonkwo, D. (2018). Preliminary evidence for improvement in symptoms, cognitive, vestibular, and oculomotor outcomes following targeted intervention with chronic mTBI patients. Military Medicine, 183(1), 333-338.
  • Tuninetti, A., & Tokowicz, N. (2017). The influence of a first language: Training nonnative listeners on voicing contrasts. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.
  • Kinloch, V., & Dixon, K. (2017). Equity and justice for all: The politics of cultivating anti-racist practices in urban teacher education. English Teaching: Practice & Critique 16(3), 331-346.
  • Dorph, R. Bathgate, M. E., Schunn, C. D., & Cannady, M. A. (2017). When I grow up: The relationship of science learning activation to STEM career preferences. International Journal of Science Education.

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