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Grants & Awards

Aldrich, N. 2010 Language Learning Dissertation Grant, “Children’s Narrative Ability and their Socio-Cognitive Understanding of Jealousy” ($2000)

Aldrich, N. 2010 Doctoral Student Research Grant, “Children’s Socio-Cognitive Understanding of Jealousy” ($1900)

Brooks, P.J., Powers, K. (201-2012) Teaching with Technology Mini-Grant, “College of Staten Island PSY 100 Hybrid Initiative” ($1999.40)

Galazyn, M. Tuition Scholarship, the Kosciuzsco Foundation

Jovic, S. Open Society Institute Fellowship

Kirkman, C. (2010-2011). “Capturing Continuity: Micro-coding the Developmental Trajectory of Preschoolers’ Ability to Inhibit, ” Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grant.

Manes, R. 2011 American Psychological Association Student Travel Award

Powers, K. (2010-2011). Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grant, “The Effects of Video Games on Information Processing: A Meta-analytic Investigation ” ($1900)

Tagaki, Y. (2010-2011) Graduate Center Doctoral Students Research Grant
“Adolescents’ and young adults’ moral thinking as agents in real-life moral dilemmas”

Victory, F. Grant for conference travel, National Science Foundation, The Alliances for Graduate Education in the Professoriate Program

Victory, F. 2011 CUNY Graduate Center Presidential Research Fund ($500). “Including Affect When Coding Initiating Joint Attention in Children with Autism”. Funding to present at APS conference in Washington DC

Yuklel-Sokmen, O., (2011-2012) Student Technology MiniGrant, CUNY College of Staten Island, May 2011, “Early Gestural Communication and Social Coordination in At-Risk Twins” ($2000)

 

Publications

Alfieri, L., Brooks, P.J., Aldrich, N.J., & Tenenbaum, H.R. (2010, in press).
Does discovery-based instruction enhance learning? Journal of Educational Psychology.

Aldrich, N.J., Tenenbaum, H.R., Brooks, P.J., Harrison, K., & Sines, J. (2011).
Perspective taking in children’s narratives about jealousy. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29 (1), 86-109.

Berger, S. E. & Kim, H. H.* (2010, March). New walkers’ strategies for descending stairs. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore, MD.

Etengoff, C., (June, 2011). Constructing narratives of sexual identity within religious university contexts. The 2011 LGBTQ & Allies Adult Education Research Conference Proceedings, Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, University of Alberta, Canada.

Etengoff, C., (In Press). ‘Fashioning Identities in Virtual Environments,’ in Fashions: Exploring fashion through culture. Probing the Boundaries at the Interface Series. (pp.135-150). J.L. Foltyn (Ed.), Oxford, UK: The Inter-Disciplinary Press. ISBN: 978-1-84888-015-3

Etengoff, C., (Accepted). ‘Playing with Pixels: Youth, Identity, and Virtual Play Spaces,’ Childhoods Today.

Daiute, C., & Lucic, L. (2010), Situated cultural development among youth separated by war. International Journal of Intercultural Relations,34, 615 – 628.

Park, H., Ruck, M., Killen, M., Crystal, D. (in press), Intergroup contact and evaluations of Race-based exclusion in urban minority children and adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

 

Conference Presentations & Posters

Ahmed, T. (2011, August). How do Social Partners Influence Relationship Formation in Emerging Adulthood.” American Psychological Association Convention.

Ahmed, T. (2011, March). Transference and Attachment: How Social Partners Influence Relationship Formation in Emerging Adulthood.” Eastern Psychological Association, Cambridge MA.

Aldrich, N.J., & Brooks, P.J. (2011, July). Slow-mapping in children’s acquisition of ‘all’. Poster session presented at the Triennial International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Montreal, Canada.

Aldrich, N.J., & Brooks, P.J. (2011, March). Slow-mapping in children’s acquisition of all. In A. Ninio (Chair). Slow mapping in the acquisition of vocabulary and syntax. Paper symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Aldrich, N.J., Ragir, S., Brooks, P.J., Karmel, B.Z., & Gardner, J.M. (2010, April). Early social coordination and communication among twins at risk for developmental delay. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference on Human Development, New York, NY.

Aldrich, N.J., Ismaili, L., Ragir, S., Brooks, P.J., Karmel, B.Z., & Gardner, J.M. (2010, March). Twins at risk for developmental delay: Beneficial effects of early social coordination. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY.

Alfieri, L., Brooks, P.J., Aldrich, N.J., & Tenenbaum, H.R. (2010, April). The limitations of discovery-based instruction. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference on Human Development, New York, NY.

Alfieri, L., Brooks, P.J., Aldrich, N.J., & Tenenbaum, H.R. (2010, March). Does discovery-based instruction enhance learning? Paper session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY.

Daiute, C., & Lucic, L. Jean Piaget Society, Berkeley CA, June 2011.

Dow, E., Burke, C., Bender, M., Woike, B. (2010, January). Implicit and explicit motives influence qualities of goal achievement over time. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

Dow, E., Burke, C., Bender, M., Woike, B. (2009, May). Motivation and Goals: Relationships between explicit and implicit motives, mood, progress and attainability. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science.

Etengoff, C., (April, 2010). Wired kids: Exploring the technologization of Cultural Tool Theory. Paper presentation at the Exploring Childhood Studies: A Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers-The State University, Camden, NJ.

Etengoff, C., (April, 2010). The highway to hell: redefining risk behaviors in culturally meaningful terms. Poster presentation at the Conference on Human Development, Fordham University, New York.

Etengoff, C., (March, 2010). Keeping the faith during emerging adulthood: A study of biculturalism amongst Modern-Orthodox Jews. Paper presented at the Critical Issues of Emerging Adulthood Symposium: Religious and Ethnic Identity, Mortality, and Anxiety, Chair: Etengoff, C., Eastern Psychological Association Spring 2010 Meeting, Brooklyn, New York.

Etengoff, C., (March, 2010). God and I: A gendered experience?. Poster presentation at The Annual Symposium for Research in Adult Development, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Etengoff, C., (September, 2009). The fashion of virtual space & place. Paper presented at the 2009 1st Global Fashion Conference: Exploring Critical Issues, Oxford, UK.

Etengoff, C., & Freyberg, R (2006). Judeo-Christian values and the female body image. Poster presented at the 2006 Annual Ferkauf Graduate School Student Research Conference, Bronx, NY.

Grose-Fifer, J., Sheneeka, S., Yuksel-Sokmen, O., Zottoli, T.M., Hoover, S., Navarro, K. (2011, April). Gender differences in the feedback-related negativity (FRN) in a simple gambling task. Gognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS), San Francisco, CA.

Hougaard, N. (2011, Sept). International Society of Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), Rome, Italy.

Jewkes, A. M., & Poulakos, A.  (2009, May).  Understanding obesity in young children: A study using the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey.  Paper presented at the National Head Start Association Annual Training Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jewkes, A. M., Lively, D. L., Tapp, A. R., & Poulakos, A.  (2009, April).  “Never stop reflecting”:  Using a reflective teaching framework with student teachers.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Jewkes, A. M., Lively, D. L., Tapp, A. R., & Poulakos, A.  (2008, November).  Creating reflective practitioners: Using a reflective teaching approach with early childhood student teachers.  Paper presented at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators Fall Conference, Dallas, TX.

Johnston, M. (2010, June). Jean Piaget Society, St. Louis MO.

Kim, H. & Berger, S. (2010, March). International Society of Infant Studies (ISIS).

Kreniske, P. (2010, Nov).TITLE, American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2010.

Lucic, L. & Daiute, C. (2011, Sept). , International Society of Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), Rome, Italy, September 2011

Manes, R. L. (2011, August) American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, Washington DC.

Manes, R. L. (2011, May). Understanding What Healthy Means among Overweight  and Obese Adolescents. Presentation presented at the Public Health Association of New York City Conference, New York, NY.

Manes, R. L. (2011, April). Exploring Understandings of Health among Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Paper presented at the International Conference on Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Society, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY.

Pascall-Brown, L. (2011, Sept). International Society of Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), Rome, Italy, September 2011.

Podluka, D. (2011, Sept). International Society of Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), Rome, Italy, September 2011

Poulakos, A., Ruck, M. D., Peterson-Baladali, M., & Bone, J.  (2010)  Rights reasoning of maltreated children living in state care.  Paper presented at the Society of Research in Adolescence Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Powers, K., Alfieri, L., Aldrich, N.J., Palladino, M., & Brooks, P.J. (2011, April). The effects of video games on information processing: A meta-analytic investigation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Powers, K.L., Alfieri, L., Aldrich, N.J., Palladino, M.A., & Brooks, P.J. (2011, April). A meta-analytic review of the effects of video game play on information processing. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Son, M. (2011, Aug). Successful Pathways: Lessons Learned from Dominican College Students. American Psychological Association Convention, Washington DC.

Strashnaya, R., “Constructing the Visual Self: Dressing for Occasions.” Paper to be presented at the 2011 3rd Global Fashion Conference: Exploring Critical Issues, Oxford, UK.

Strashnaya, R., “Constructing the Visual Self: Dressing for Occasions.” Presented at All- Psychology Student Research Day Data Blitz, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., April 2011.

Victory, F. “How Parents of Children with Autism are Impacted by their Child’s Diagnosis”. Paper to be presented at Association of Psychiatrists and Psychologists for Adolescents and Children. Athens, Greece, May, 2011.

Victory, F., Kemp, A., Siller, M., Hutman, T., Sigman, M. “Including Affect When Coding Initiating Joint Attention in Children with Autism.” Poster to be presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C., May 2011.

Victory, F. “The Inter-Relationships Among Religion, Marriage, Family, and Parenting”. Paper to be presented at 9th Annual Mid-Year Religion and Spirituality Conference & Pre-Conference Institute, Columbia, MD, April, 2011.

Victory, F., Siller, M., Hutman, T., Sigman, M. “Including Affect When Coding Initiating Joint Attention in Children with Autism.” Paper presented at All- Psychology Student Research Day Data Blitz, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., April 2011.

Victory, F. “Understanding Rabbi’s views, experiences, and interpretations of intellectual disabilities”. Poster presented at International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities, Rome, Italy, October 2010.

Yuksel-Sokmen, O., Aldrich, N., Brooks, P., Ragir, S., Lennon, E., Gardner, J. (2011, October). Early gesture use and joint attention in at-risk twins. Poster to be presented at the conference for Cognitive Developmental Society, Philadelphia, PA.

Yuklel-Sokmen, O., (2011, July). Parent-child matching of sentence structure in early German acquisition. International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Montreal, Canada.