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TALKS

Apr

20

PhD Dissertation Defense

11:00 AM, Zoom

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences announces dissertation defense for Communication Science and Disorders doctoral candidate, Haley Dresang. She will be defending “Neural and Behavioral Dissociations in Aphasic Verb Retrieval.” The zoom link is https://pitt.zoom.us/j/335166785.

Jul

30-31

Symposium for Cognitive Auditory Neuroscience

Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper Quad

Pittsburgh Cognitive Auditory Neuroscience is hosting this year's symposium, with keynote speaker, Patricia Kuhl. More details to come.

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New Publications

  • Ribner, A. (2020). Executive function facilitates learning from math instruction in kindergarten: Evidence from the ECLS-K. Learning and Instruction, 65.
  • McHarg, G., Ribner, A., Devine, R., Hughes, C. & the New Fathers and Mothers Study Team. (2020). Exposure to screen-based media in infancy negatively affects executive functioning in toddlerhood: A propensity score study. Infancy.
  • Soo, K., & Rottman, B. (2020). Distinguishing causation and correlation: Causal learning from time-series graphs with trends. Cognition.
  • Walsh, M., Matsumura, L.C., Zook-Howell, D., Correnti, R., & Bickel, D.D. (2020). Video-based literacy coaching to develop teachers' professional vision for dialogic classroom text discussions. Teaching and Teacher Education, 89.
  • Miller, P., Betancur, L., Whitfield, K., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2020). Examining income dynamics and externalizing and internalizing trajectories through a developmental psychopathology lens: A nationally representative study. Development and Psychopathology, 1-17.
  • Wang, E.L., Matsumura, L.C., Correnti, R., Litman, D., Zhang, H., Howe, E., Magooda, A., & Quintana, R. (2020). eRevis(ing): Students’ revision of text evidence use in an automated writing evaluation system. Assessing Writing.
  • Miller, P., Betancur, L., Whitfield, K., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2020). Examining income dynamics and externalizing and internalizing trajectories through a developmental psychopathology lens: A nationally representative study. Development and Psychopathology, 1-17.
  • Koch, G.E., Paulus, J.P., & Coutanche, M.N. (2020). Neural patterns are more similar across individuals during successful memory encoding than during failed memory encoding. Cerebral Cortex.
  • Yurekli, B., Stein, M., Correnti, R., & Kisa, Z. (2020). Teaching Mathematics for Conceptual Understanding: Teachers' Beliefs and Practices and the Role of Constraints. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 51(2), 234-247.
  • Kalender, Z. Y., Marshman, E., Schunn, C. D., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & Singh, C. (2020). Damage caused by women's lower self-efficacy on physics learning. Physical Review Physics Education Research.
  • Galey, J. L., Eagle, S. R., Blaney, N. A., Holland, C. L., Bitzer, H. B., Schneider, W., et. al. (2020). Effect of patient compliance with treatment recommendations on clinical outcomes in chronic mTBI: A TEAM-TBI study. Military Medicine.
  • Miele, D.B., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & May, S. (2020). Motivation and the processing of multiple inputs. In P. V. Meter, A. List, D. Lombardi, & P. Kendeou (Eds.), Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. Rutledge.
  • Guan, C. Q., Fraundorf, S. H., & Perfetti, C, A. (2020). Character and child factors contribute to character recognition development among good and poor Chinese readers from grade 1 to 6. Annals of Dyslexia.
  • Chen, G., Zhang, J., Chan, C.K., Michaels, S., Resnick, L.B., & Huang, X. (2020). The link between student-perceived teacher talk and student enjoyment, anxiety and discursive engagement in the classroom. British Educational Research Journal.
  • Afflerbach, P., Hurt, M., & Cho, B. (2020). Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction. In Handbook of Strategies and Strategic Processing. Routledge.
  • Cho, B., Kucan, L., & Rainey, E. (2020). Students' Perspectives Learning in a Disciplinary Multisource Task Environment. In Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Cho, B., Woodward, L., & Afflerbach, P. (2020). Qualitative Approaches to the Verbal Protocol Analysis of Strategic Processing. In Handbook of Strategies and Strategic Processing. Routledge.
  • Rottman, B.M., Wyatt, G., Crane, T.E. & Sikorskii. (2020). Expectancy and utilisation of reflexology among women with advanced breast cancer. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being.
  • Galla, B. M., Tsukayama, E., Park, D., Yu, A., & Duckworth, A. L. (2020). The mindful adolescent: Developmental changes in nonreactivity to inner experiences and its association with emotional well-being. Developmental Psychology, 56(2), 350-363.
  • Westermann, H., Savelka, J., Walker, V. R. & Ashley, K. D. (2019). Computer-Assisted Creation of Boolean Search Rules for Text Classification in the Legal Domain. JURIX 2019 Proceedings (pp. 123-132).
  • Nokes-Malach, T. J., Zepeda, C. D., Richey, J. E., & Gadgil, S. (2019). Collaborative learning: The benefits and costs. In J. Dunlosky & K. A. Rawson (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of cognition and education (p. 500–527). Cambridge University Press
  • Schunn, C. & Wu, Y. (2019). The learning science of multi-peer feedback for EFL students.
  • Witherspoon, E., & Schunn, C. (2019). Locating and understanding the largest gender difference in pathways to science degrees. Wiley Science Education.
  • Elliott, L., Bachman, H. J., & Henry, D. (2019). Why and how do parents promote math learning with their young children: A mixed-methods investigation. Parenting: Science and Practice.
  • Binning, K.R., Wang, M. & Amemiya, J. (2019). Persistence mindset among adolescents: Who benefits from the message that academic struggles are normal and temporary? Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

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