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Psychology Colloquium

10:00 AM; Online

Nick Allen, Ann Swindells Professor of Clinical Psychology, Director of Clinical Training, University of Oregon, presents "Using Mobile Sensing to Assess Mental Health and Functioning: The Case of Suicide Prediction and Prevention."



ISP Forum

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM; Online

Sanya Taneja presents "Explaining Natural Product Drug Interactions with Biomedical Knowledge Graphs." Tushar Kansal presents "Biomarker Discovery for Early Detection of Beryllium Exposure Diseases."



Social Area Lunchtime Talk

1:00 PM

Justin Ludwig, University of Pittsburgh, presents "When and Why Intellectual Humility Promotes Higher-Quality Apologies for Interpersonal Transgressions."

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New Publications

  • Leyva, D., Von Suchodoletz, A., Doering, E., Shroff, D., Hinojo, A., & Kartner, J. (2021). Maternal book-sharing styles and goals and children’s verbal contributions in three communities. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 54, 228-238.
  • Betancur, L., Maldonado-Carreño, C., Votruba-Drzal, E. & Bernal, R. (2021). Measuring preschool quality in low- and middle-income countries: Validity of the ECERS-R in Colombia. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 54(1), 86-98.
  • Coley, R.L., Spielvogel, B., Kruzik, C., Miller, P.Betancur, L., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2021). Explaining income disparities in young children’s development: The role of community contexts and family processes. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 55, 295 – 311.
  • Wang, M.T.Binning, K.R., Del Toro, J., Qin, X., & Zepeda, C.D. (2021). Skill, thrill, and will: The role of metacognition, interest, and self-control in predicting student engagement in mathematics learning over time. Child Development, 92 (1).
  • Palacios-Barrios, E. E., Hanson, J. L., Barry, K. R., Albert, D., White, S. F., Skinner, A. T., & Lansford, J. E. (2021). Lower neural value signaling in the prefrontal cortex is related to childhood family income and depressive symptomatology during adolescence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 48.
  • Leyva, D., Weiland, C., Shapiro, A., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., & Febles, A. (2021). A Strengths-Based, Culturally Responsive Family Intervention Improves Latino Kindergarteners’ Vocabulary and Approaches to Learning. (EdWorkingPaper: -349). Retrieved from Annenberg Institute at Brown University.
  • Morett, L. M., Fraundorf, S. H., & McPartland, J. C. (2021). Eye see what you're saying: Contrastive use of beat gesture and pitch accent affects online interpretation of spoken discourse. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
  • Xiong, Y. & Schunn, C.D. (2021). Reviewer, essay, and review process characteristics that predict errors in web-based peer review. Computers & Education.
  • Leyva, D., Weiland, C., Shapiro, A., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., & Febles, A. (2021). A strengths-based, culturally responsive family intervention improves latino kindergarteners’ vocabulary and approaches to learning. (EdWorkingPaper: 21-349). Retrieved from Annenberg Institute at Brown University.
  • Apedoe, X.S., Ellefson, M.R., & Schunn, C.D. (2021). "Chapter 4 Supporting Conceptual Change in Chemistry through Design-Based Learning." In I. Henze & M.J. de Vries (Eds.). Design-Based Concept Learning in Science and Technology Education, (vol. 17, pp. 49-74). Brill | Sense.
  • John-Henderson, N.A., Wright, R.C., Manke, K.J., Fotuhi, O., Zuckerman, B., Nally, L., & Mueller, C.M. (2021). The influence of health mindset on perceptions of illness and behaviors among adolescents. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28(1).
  • Ashley, K., Litman, D., He, D., Hwa, R., & Anderson, J. (2021). Center for text analytic methods in legal studies. In: Pitt Momentum Fund 2021.
  • Krieger, D., Shepard, P., Soose, R., Puccio, A.M., Beers, S., Schneider, W., Kontos, A.P., Collins, M.W., & Okonkwo, D.O. (2021). Symptom-dependent changes in MEG-derived neuroelectric brain activity in traumatic brain injury patients with chronic symptoms. Medical Sciences, 9(20), 1-30.
  • Del Toro, J. & Wang, M.T. (2021). Longitudinal inter-relations between school cultural socialization and school engagement: The mediating role of school climate. Learning and Instruction, 75.
  • Leyva, D., Molina, D.C., Suárez, C., Tamis-LeMonda, C.S., & Yoshikawa, H. (2021). Mother-child reminiscing and first-graders’ emotion competence in a low-income and ethnically diverse sample. Journal of Cognition and Development, 22(1).
  • Norberg, K.A. & Fraundorf, S.H. (2021). Memory benefits from contrastive focus truly require focus: Evidence from clefts and connectives. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 36(3).
  • Ren, X., & Coutanche, M.N. (2021). Sleep reduces the semantic coherence of memory recall: An application of latent semantic analysis to investigate memory reconstruction. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
  • Whitfield, K., Betancur, L., Miller, P., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2021). Longitudinal links between income dynamics and young adult socioeconomic and behavioral health outcomes. Youth & Society, 53(3).
  • Page, L., Iriti, J., Lowry, D., & Anthony, A. (2020). The Promise of place-based investment in college access and success: Investigating the impact of the Pittsburgh Promise. Education Finance and Policy, 14(4), 572-600.
  • Hirshorn EA, Simcox T, Durisko C, Perfetti CA, Fiez JA. (2020). Unmasking individual differences in adult reading procedures by disrupting holistic orthographic perception. PLoS One, 15(5), e0233041.

  • Cox, K.M. & Fiez, J.A. (2020). Abstract inference of unchosen option values. Eur J Neurosci, 51(3), 909-921.

  • Smith, L.V., Wang, M.T., & Hill, D.J. (2020). Black Youths' perceptions of school cultural pluralism, school climate and the mediating role of racial identity. Journal of School Psychology, 83, 50-65.
  • Zong, Z., Schunn, C.D., & Wang, Y. (2020). Learning to improve the quality peer feedback through experience with peer feedback. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education.
  • Zepeda, C.D. & Nokes-Malach, T.J. (2020). Metacognitive study strategies in a college course and their relation to exam performance. Memory & Cognition, 48(7).
  • Koch, G.E., Akpan, E., & Coutanche, M.N. (2020). Image memorability is predicted by discriminability and similarity in different stages of a convolutional neural network. Learning & Memory, 27(12), 503-509.