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Pitt Psychiatry Special Guest Speaker
February 9, 9:00 - 10:00 am, Biomedical Science Tower, Room 1695
Christine Denny, Columbia University, presents "Ontogenetic Manipulation of Dentate Gyrus Memory Traces Rescues Age-related Cognitive Decline."

Pitt Cognitive Psychology Brown Bag
February 10, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, 9th Floor LRDC
Liz Hirshorn presents "Reading off the beaten pathway: General principles of alternative pathways to literacy."
For more information about the Cognitive Brown Bag Series, please see:

Pitt Social Psychology Brown Bag
February 10, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Glaser Auditorium, 2nd Floor LRDC
David Yeager, University of Texas at Austin, presents.

New Publications

  • McKeown, M.G., Crosson, A.C., Sandora, C., Artz, N. & Beck, I.B. (in press). Close Encounters of a Lexical Kind. The Reading Teacher.
  • Wang, M. T., Hill, N., & Hofkens, T (in press). Parental involvement and African American and European American adolescents’ academic, behavioral, and emotional development in secondary school. Child Development.
  • Libertus, M., Odic, D., Feigenson, L., Halberda, J. (in press). A Developmental Vocabulary Assessment for Parents (DVAP): Validating parental report of vocabulary size in 2-7-year-olds. Journal of Cognition and Development.
  • McKeown, M. G., & Beck, I. L. (in press).  Effective Classroom Talk IS Reading Comprehension Instruction.  In L. B. Resnick, C. Asterhan, & S. Clarke (Eds.), Socializing Intelligence Through Talk and Dialogue.  American Education Research Association (AERA).
  • Chang, L. Y., Stafura, J. Z., Rickles, B., Chen, H. C., & Perfetti, C. A. (in press). Incremental learning of Chinese orthography: ERP indicators of animated and static stroke displays on character form and meaning acquisition. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  • Levine, J. M., Alexander, K. M., Wright, A. G. C., & Higgins, E. T. (in press). Group brainstorming: When regulatory non-fit enhances performance. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations.
  • Fairbairn, C. E., Sayette, M. A., Wright, A. G. C., Levine, J. M., Cohn, J. F., & Creswell, K. G. Extraversion and the rewarding effects of alcohol in a social context (in press). Journal of Abnormal Psychology.
  • Clarke, S. N., Howley, I., Resnick, L. B., Rosé, C.P. (2016). Student agency to participate in dialogic science discussions. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction.
  • Scherrer, J., Israel, N., & Resnick, L. (2015). Learning designs for nested communities of practice. In W.Penuel & B.Fishman (Eds.), Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education.
  • Chi, M. T. H., & Menekse, M. (2015). Dialogue patterns that promote learning. In L. B. Resnick, C. Asterhan, S. N. Clarke (Eds.), Socializing Intelligence through Talk and Dialogue. Washington DC: AERA.
  • Russell, J. L., Meredith, J., Childs, J., Stein, M. K., & Prine, D. W. (2015). Designing inter-organizational networks to implement education reform: An analysis of state Race to the Top applications. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 37(1), 92-112.
  • Zywica, J., Gomez, K., & Matsumura, L.C. (2015). Media literacies as pivots for “opening up” the figured world of English Language Arts. International Journal of Learning and Media.
  • Smith, M.S. (2015).  Reflections on the first three years of Mathematics Teacher Educator: Successes and challenges. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 3(2).
  • Crowley, K., Barron, B.J., Knutson, K., & Martin, C. (2015). Interest and the Development of Pathways To Science. In Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning and Related Activity. In K. A. Renninger, M. Nieswandt, and S. Hidi (Eds.). Washington DC: AERA.
  • Richey, J. E., & Nokes-Malach, T. J. (2015). Comparing four instructional techniques for promoting robust knowledge. Educational Psychology Review.
  • Binning, K. R., Brick, C., Cohen, G. L., & Sherman, D. K. (2015). Going along versus getting it right: The role of self-integrity in political conformity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, (56), 73-88.
  • Chan, J., Dow, S. P., & Schunn, C. D. (2015). Do the best designs ideas (really) come from conceptually distant sources of inspiration? Design Studies.
  • Tokowicz, N. (2015). Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Nokes-Malach, T. J., & Richey, J. E. (2015). Knowledge transfer: New approaches to a controversial phenomenon. In R. Scott and S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Tuninetti, A., Warren, T., & Tokowicz, N. (2015). Cue strength in second-language processing: An eye-tracking study. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 
  • Bernacki, M. L., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & Aleven, V. (2015). Examining self-efficacy during learning: variability and relations to behavior, performance, and learning. Metacognition and Learning.
  • Jaromir Savelka and Jakub Harasta. Open Texture in Law, Legal Certainty and Logical Analysis of Natural Language. Logic in the Theory and Practice of Lawmaking, Springer, 2014. [Upcoming]
  • Kevin Ashley and Jaromir Savelka. Book Review of Conflict Resolution and its Context From the Analysis of Behavioural Patterns to Efficient Decision-Making by Davide Carneiro, Paulo Novais, Jose Neves, Springer, 2014. [to appear in International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution]
  • Arnold, K. D., Chewning, A., Castleman, B., & Page, L. (2015). Advisor and student experiences of summer support for college-intending, low-income high school graduates. Journal of College Access, 1(1).
  • Dickey, W., & Warren, T. (2015). The influence of event-related knowledge on verb-argument processing in aphasia. Neuropsychologia, 67, 63-81.