Alex  Silver

Alex Silver

Graduate Student, Dr. Libertus

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Program

Silver, A. M., Elliott, L., & Libertus, M. E. (2021). Parental math input is not uniformly beneficial for young children: The moderating role of inhibitory control. Journal of Educational Psychology.

Silver, A. M., Stahl, A. E., Loiotile, R., Smith-Flores, A. S., & Feigenson, L. (2020). When not choosing leads to not liking: Choice-induced preference in infancy. Psychological Science.

Silver, A. M., Elliott, L., & Libertus, M. E. (2020). When beliefs matter most: Examining children's math achievement in the context of parental math anxiety. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Silver, A. M., Elliott, L., Imbeah, A., & Libertus, M. E. (2020). Understanding the unique contributions of home numeracy, inhibitory control, the approximate number system, and spontaneous focusing on number for children's math abilities. Mathematical Thinking and Learning.

Kudos to graduate student researcher, Alex Silver, Psychology, member of Melissa Libertus' KitLab, who has been awarded the Dr. Ruth L. Myers Memorial Award for Excellence in Mentoring from the Department of Psychology, conferred on a graduate student who has distinguished him- or herself as an outstanding mentor of undergraduate students in the lab or the classroom.

April 9, 2021

Graduate Student (KitLab) Alex Silver, psychology, was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4's show "All in the Mind" discussing her recent paper, "When not choosing leads to not liking: Choice-induced preference in infancy," published in Psychological Science. The interview is now available online. Click "Read More" for a description of the guests and topics (Silver's interview is the last eight minutes of the episode).

December 8, 2020

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Graduate Student (KitLab) Alex Silver's was interviewd on the Curiosity Daily Podcast about her recently published paper, "When not choosing leads to not liking: Choice-induced preference in infancy."

November 16, 2020

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LRDC Graduate Student Researcher Alex Silver (KitLab) was interviewed for by a BBC Mundo about her recent paper ("When not choosing leads to not liking: Choice-induced preference in infancy"). Linkes here for the article (in Spanish) BBC Mundo and the original press release posted by Johns Hopkins University on their news site, the Hub.

October 2020

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Heather Bruett, Hyeju Han, and Alex Silver recipients of the inaugural LRDC Graduate Student Council Award. Newly created, the award provides funds for graduate students to start a new project, continue work on an existing project, or travel to disseminate findings.

February 2020