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  • ♦ Allen, E. C., Beilock, S. L., & Shevell, S. K. (2012). Individual differences in simultaneous color constancy are related to working memory. Journal of the Optical Society of America, 29, A52-A59.
  • ♦ Allen, E. C., Beilock, S. L., & Shevell, S. K. (2011). Working memory is related to perceptual processing: A case from color perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 37, 1014-1021.
  • ♦ Amorapanth, P., Kranjec, A., Bromberger, B., Lehet, M., Widick, P., Woods, A. J., Kimberg, D. Y., Chatterjee, A. (2012, March). Language, perception, and the schematic representation of spatial relations. Brain and Language, 120(3), 226-236.
  • ♦ Balcomb, F., Newcombe, N. S. & Ferrara, K. (2011). Finding where and saying where: Developmental relationships between place learning and language in the second year. Journal of Cognition and Development, 12, 315-331.
  • ♦ Balcomb, F., Newcombe, N.S. & Ferrara, K. (2009). Convergence and divergence in representational systems: Place learning and language in toddlers. In N. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Ed.), Cognitive Science, 2009: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 596-601). Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Barner, D., Brooks, N. & Bale, A. (2011). Accessing the Unsaid: The role of scalar alternatives in children’s pragmatic inference. Cognition, 118(1), 84–93.
  • ♦ Beaudoin-Ryan, L., Nash, R.S., & Wing, L.C. (2012, December). Building a Birth-to-College Model: Professional Learning Communities (Research Report No. 2). Retrieved from http://fcd-us.org/sites/default/files/Final%20PLC%20Teaching%20Case%20Study2012_0.pdf.
  • ♦ Beilock, S. L. & Ramirez, G. (2011). On the interplay between emotion and cognitive control: Implications for enhancing academic achievement. In J. Mestre & B. Ross (Eds.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Chapter 5, Vol. 55 (pp. 137-169). Elsevier.
  • ♦ Beilock, S. L. & Hohmann, T. (2010). Embodied cognition “Ein Ansatz für die Sportpsychologie.” Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 17, 120-129.
  • ♦ Beilock, S. L., Gunderson, E. A., Ramirez, G. & Levine, S. C. (2010). Female teachers' math anxiety affects girls' math achievement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 1860-1863.
  • ♦ Beilock, S. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010). Gesture changes thought by grounding it in action. Psychological Science, 21(11), 1605-1610.
  • ♦ Berryhill, M. Hoelscher, C. & Shipley, T.F. (2012). Spatial Perception. In V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 2nd Edition (pp. 525-530). Elsevier. [doi: 10.1130/2012.2486(08)].
  • ♦ Blos, J., Chatterjee, A., Kircher, T. & Straube, B. (2012). Neural correlates of causality judgment in physical and social context-The reversed effects of space and time. NeuroImage, 63(2), 882-893.
  • ♦ Bouquet, C. A., Shipley, T. F., Capa, R. L., & Marshall, P. J. (2011). Motor contagion: Goal-directed actions are more contagious than non-goal-directed actions. Experimental Psychology, 58, 71-78.
  • ♦ Boyer, T. & Levine, S.C. (2012). Child proportional scaling: Is 1/3 = 2/6 = 3/9 = 4/12? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111(3), 516-533.
  • ♦ Boyer, T., Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2008). Development of proportional reasoning: Where young children go wrong. Developmental Psychology, 44, 1478-1490. [doi: 10.1037/a0013110]
  • ♦ Brooks, N., Pogue, A. & Barner, D. (2011). Piecing Together Numerical Language: Children's Use of Default Units in Early Counting and Quantification. Developmental Science, 14(1), 44–57.
  • ♦ Brunyé, T., Rapp, D.N. & Taylor, H.A. (2008). Representational flexibility and specificity following spatial descriptions of real world environments. Cognition, 108, 418-443.
  • ♦ Brunyé, T., Taylor, H.A. & Rapp, D.N. (2007). Repetition and dual coding in procedural multimedia presentations. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22, 877-895.
  • ♦ Cannon, J., Levine, S., & Huttenlocher, J. (2007). A system for analyzing children and caregivers’ language about space in structured and unstructured contexts. Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (SILC) technical report.
  • ♦ Capa, R. L., Marshall, P. J., Shipley, T. F., Salesse, R. N., & Bouquet, C. A. (2011). Does Motor Interference Arise from Mirror System Activation? The Effect of Prior Visuo-Motor Practice on Automatic Imitation. Psychological Research, 75(2), 152-157.
  • ♦ Cardillo E. R., Watsion C. E., Schmidt G. L., Kranjec, A., Chatterjee, A. (2012). From novel to familiar: Tuning the brain for metaphors. Neuroimage, 59(4), 3212-3221.
  • ♦ Carlson, L., Hoelscher, C., & Shipley, T.F. (Eds.) (2011). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Cartmill, E. A., Goldin-Meadow, S. & Beilock, S. L. (2012). A word in the hand: Action, gesture and mental representation in humans and non-human primates. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 367, 129-143.
  • ♦ Cartmill, E. A., Demir, O. E., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2011). Studying gesture. In E. Hoff (Ed.), Research Methods in Child Language: A Practical Guide, Chapter 14 (pp. 208-225). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • ♦ Cartmill, E. A., Pruden, S., Levine, S. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010). The role of parent gesture in children's spatial language development. In Proceedings of the 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • ♦ Chang, M. D. and Forbus, K.D. (2012). Using quantitative information to improve analogical matching between sketches. In the Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI). Toronto, Canada.
  • ♦ Chang, M. D., Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. D. (2011). Qualitative and Quantitative Reasoning over Physics Textbook Diagrams. In the Proceedings of the 25th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Barcelona, Spain.
  • ♦ Chatterjee, A. (2008). The Neural Organization of Spatial Thought and Language. Seminars in Speech & Language, 29(3), 226-238.
  • ♦ Christie, S. & Gentner, D. (2010). Where hypotheses come from: Learning new relations by structural alignment. Journal of Cognition and Development, 11(3), 356-373.
  • ♦ Cifuentes-Férez, P. & Gentner, D. (2006). Naming motion events in Spanish and English. Cognitive Linguistics, 17, 443-452.
  • ♦ Cromley, J. G., Snyder-Hogan, L. E. & Luciw-Dubas, U. A. (2010). Cognitive activities in complex science text and diagrams. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 35, 59–74. [doi: /10.1016/j.cedpsych.2009.10.002]
  • ♦ Davies, C. & Uttal. D. H. (2007). Map use and the development of spatial cognition. In J. Plumert & J. Spencer (Eds.), The Emerging Spatial Mind (pp. 219-247). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • ♦ DeCaro, M. S., Rotar, K. E., Kendra, M. S. & Beilock, S. L. (2010). Diagnosing and alleviating the impact of performance pressure on mathematical problem solving. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Experimental Psychology, 63(8), 1619-1630.
  • ♦ DeLoache, J. S., & Uttal, D. H. (2011). Gulliver, Goliath and Goldilocks: Young children and scale errors. In V. Slaughter & C. A. Brownell (Eds.), Early development of body representations (pp. 59-68). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • ♦ Diamond, J., Luke, J. & Uttal, D. H. (2009). Practical Evaluation Guide: Tools for Museums and Other Informal Educational Settings (2nd Edition). Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. C., Smith, D. A., & Brown, M. (2008). Beyond interactive mapping: bringing data analysis with GIS into the social studies classroom. In A. J. Millson & M. Alibrandi (Eds.), Digital Geography: Geo-spatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom. Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
  • ♦ Ehrlich, S. B., Levine, S. C. and Goldin-Meadow, S. (2006). The importance of gesture in children's spatial reasoning. Developmental Psychology, 42(6), 1259-1268. [doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.42.6.1259]
  • ♦ Epstein, R.A. & Morgan, L.K. (2012). Neural responses to visual scenes reveals inconsistencies between fMRI adaptation and multivoxel pattern analysis. Neuropsychologia, 50(4), 530-543.
  • ♦ Feist, M.I., & Gentner, D. (2012). Multiple influences on the use of English spatial prepositions: The case of “in” and “on”. In C. Boonthum-Denecke, P. M. McCarthy, & T. A. Lamkin (Eds.), Cross-disciplinary advances in applied natural language processing: Issues and approaches (pp. 305-323). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • ♦ Feist, M.I., & Gentner, D. (2007). Spatial language influences memory for spatial scenes. Memory and Cognition, 35, 283-296.
  • ♦ Ferrara, K., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Newcombe, N. S., Golinkoff, R. M. and Lam, W. S. (2011). Block Talk: Spatial Language During Block Play. Mind, Brain & Education, 5(3), 143-151.
  • ♦ Fisher, K. R., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Newcombe, N. S. & Golinkoff, R. M. (in press). Taking shape: Supporting preschoolers’ acquisition of geometric knowledge through guided play. Child Development. [DOI]
  • ♦ Fisher, K., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R.M., & Glick Gryfe, S. (2008). Conceptual split? Parents' and experts' perceptions of play in the 21st century. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29, 305-316.
  • ♦ Fisher, K., Marshall, M. & Nanayakkara, A. (2009). Motivational orientation, error monitoring, and academic performance in middle childhood: A behavioral and electrophysiological investigation. Mind, Brain, and Education.
  • ♦ Flaherty, M. and Senghas, A. (2011). Numerosity and Number Signs in Deaf Nicaraguan Adults. Cognition, 121(3), 427-436.
  • ♦ Forbus, K., Usher, J., Lovett, A., Lockwood, K. & Wetzel, J. (2011). CogSketch: Sketch understanding for cognitive science research and for education. Topics in Cognitive Science, 3(4), 648-666. [doi: 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01149.x ]
  • ♦ Forbus, K., Lovett, A., Lockwood, K., Wetzel, J., Matuk, C., Jee, B., & Usher, J. (2008). CogSketch. Proceedings of the Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 1878-1879.
  • ♦ Forbus, K., Usher, J., Lovett, A., Lockwood, K. & Wetzel, J. (2008). CogSketch: Open-domain sketch understanding for cognitive science research and for education. Proceedings of the Fifth Eurographics Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling. Annecy, France.
  • ♦ Franconeri, S. L., Scimeca, J. M., Roth, J. C., Helseth, S. A., & Kahn, L. (2012). Flexible visual processing of spatial relationships. Cognition, 122(2), 210-227.
  • ♦ Frick, A., Hansen, M. A. and Newcombe, N. S. (In Press, 2013). Development of mental rotation in 3- to 5-year-old children. Cognitive Development. [DOI].
  • ♦ Frick, A. & Newcombe, N. S. (2012). Getting the big picture: Development of spatial scaling abilities. Cognitive Development, 27, 270-282.
  • ♦ Frick, A., Daum, M. M., Walser, S. & Mast, F. W. (2009). Motor processes in children's mental rotation. Journal of Cognition and Development, 10(1), 18-40.
  • ♦ Frick, A., Daum, M. M., Wilson, M. & Wilkening, F. (2009). Effects of action on children's and adults' mental imagery. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 104, 34-51.
  • ♦ Galea, J., Sami, S., Albert, N. & Miall, R. (2010). Secondary tasks impair adaptation to step- and gradual-visual displacements. Experimental Brain Research, 202, 473-484.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., & Christie, S. (2012). Language and cognition in development. In M. M. Spivey, K. McRae, & M. Joanisse (Eds.) The Cambridge handbook of psycholinguistics (pp 653-673). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. & Smith, L. (2012). Analogical reasoning. In V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 2nd Edition (pp. 130-136). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Anggoro, F. K. & Klibanoff, R. S. (2011). Structure-mapping and relational language support children's learning of relational categories. Child Development, 82(4), 1173–1188.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. (2010). Bootstrapping children’s learning: Analogical processes and symbol systems. Cognitive Science, 34(5), 752-775.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., & Bowerman, M. (2009). Why some spatial semantic categories are harder to learn than others: The typological prevalence hypothesis. In J. Guo, E. Lieven, S. Ervin-Tripp, N. Budwig, K. Nakamura & S. Özçaliskan (Eds.), Crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language: Research in the tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin (pp. 465-480). London: Psychology Press.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Levine, S., Dhillon, S. & Poltermann, A. (2009). Using structural alignment to facilitate learning of spatial concepts in an informal setting. In B. Kokinov, K. Holyoak & D. Gentner (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Sofia, Bulgaria: NBU Press.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Simms, N. & Flusberg, S. (2009). Relational language helps children reason analogically. In N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. (2007). Spatial cognition in apes and humans. Trends in Cognitive Science, 11, 192-194.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Loewenstein, J., & Hung, B. (2007). Comparison facilitates children's learning of names for parts. Journal of Cognition and Development, 8(3), 285-307.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. & Christie, S. (2006). Using numbers to structure space. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 267-272).
  • ♦ Göksun, T., George, N., Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R.M. (2013). Forces and motion: How young children understand causal events. Child Development. [epublication ahead of print]
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Woods, A. J., Chatterjee, A., Zelonis, S., Glass, L., & Smith, S. E. (2012). Elementary school children's attentional biases in physical and numerical space. The European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-16.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, Golinkoff, R. M., Imai, M., Konishi, H., & Okada, H. (2011). Who is crossing where? Infants discrimination of figures and grounds in events. Cognition, 121, 176-195.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2009). Processing figures and grounds in dynamic and static events. In J. Chandlee, M. Franchini, S. Lord & G. Rheiner (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 199-210). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2010). Trading Spaces: Carving up events for learning language. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 33.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (2010). How do preschoolers express cause in gesture and speech? Cognitive Development, 25, 56-68.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Küntay, A., & Naigles, L. (2008). Turkish children use morphosyntactic bootstrapping in interpreting verb meaning. Journal of Child Language, 35, 291-323.
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S. & Cook, S. W. (2012, February). Gesture in thought. In K. J. Holyoak & R. G. Morrison (Eds.), Oxford handbook of thinking and reasoning (pp. 631-649). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S., Shield, A., Lenzen, D. Herzig, M. and Padden, C. (2012). The gestures ASL signers use tell us when they are ready to learn math. Cognition, 123(3), 448-453. [DOI]
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S. (2011). Learning through gesture. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs): Cognitive Science, 2(6), 595 - 716.
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S. (2010). When gesture does and does not promote learning. Language and Cognition, 2(1), 1-19..
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S. and Beilock, S. (2010). Action's influence on thought: The case of gesture. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 5(6), 664-674.
  • ♦ Goldin-Meadow, S., Cook, S. W. & Mitchell, Z. A. (2009). Gesturing gives children new ideas about math. Psychological Science, 20, 267-272.
  • ♦ Gunderson, E. A., Ramirez, G., Beilock, S. L., & Levine, S. C. (in press). Teachers’ spatial anxiety relates to 1st- and 2nd-graders’ spatial learning. Mind, Brain, and Education.
  • ♦ Gunderson, E. A., Ramirez, G., Beilock, S. L., & Levine, S. C. (2012). The relation between spatial skill and early number knowledge: The role of the linear number line. Developmental Psychology, 48(5), 1229-1241.
  • ♦ Gunderson, E. A., Ramirez, G., Levine, S. C. & Beilock, S. L. (2012). The role of parents and teachers in the development of gender-related math attitudes. Sex Roles, 66(3-4), 153-166.
  • ♦ J. Guo, E. Lieven, S. Ervin-Tripp, N. Budwig, K. Nakamura & S. Özçaliskan (Eds.), Crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language: Research in the tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin. London: Psychology Press.
  • ♦ Harris, J. & Newcombe, N. (2010, May). Measuring spatial visualization through folding. Poster session presented at the Inter-Science of Learning Center Student and Post-doc Conference, Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Hegarty, M., Crookes, R.D., Dara-Abrams, D. & Shipley, T.F., (2010). Do all science disciplines rely on spatial abilities? Preliminary evidence from self-report questionnaires. To appear in C. Hölscher, T. F. Shipley, M. Olivetti, J. Bateman, & N. Newcombe (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Spatial cognition. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6222 (pp. 85-94). Springer.
  • ♦ Hinze, S. R., Rapp, D. N., Williamson, V. M., Shultz, M. J., Williamson, K. C., & Deslongchamps, G. (2011, July). Unlocking potential: Individual differences in the use of concurrent scientific visualizations. In L. A. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. F. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2721-2726). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Holden, M., Curby, K., Newcombe, N. S. & Shipley, T. F. (2010). A category adjustment approach to memory for spatial location in natural scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 36(3), 590-604.[doi: 10.1037/a0019293 ]
  • ♦ Holden, M. P. & Newcombe, N. S. (2012). The Development of Location Coding: An Adaptive Combination Account. In D. Waller and L. Nadel (Eds.), Handbook of spatial cognition. APA Books.
  • ♦ C. Hölscher, T. F. Shipley, M. Olivetti, J. Bateman & N. S. Newcombe, (Eds.) (2010). Spatial Cognition VII: Learning, reasoning and talking about space. Berlin: Spinger-Verlag.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., Levine, S.C. & Ratliff, K.R. (in press). Emerging ability to determine size: Use of measurement. Chapter to appear in N. L. Stein & S. Raudenbush (Eds.), Developmental Science Goes to School: Implications for Education and Public Policy Research. New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., Levine, S.C. & Ratliff, K.R. (in press). The development of measurement: From holistic perceptual comparison to unit understanding. Chapter to appear in N.L. Stein & S. Raudenbush (Eds.), Developmental Science Goes to School: Implications for Education and Public Policy Research. New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J. (2008). Coding location: The view from toddler studies. American Psychologist, 63, 641-648.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., Vasilyeva, M., Newcombe, N.S. & Duffy, S. (2008). Developing symbolic capacity one step at a time. Cognition, 106(1), 1-12. [doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2006.12.006]
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., Lourenco, S. (2007). Coding location in enclosed spaces: Is geometry the principle? Developmental Science, 10, 741.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., Hedges, L.V., Lourenco, S., Crawford, L., & Corrigan, B. (2007). Estimating stimuli from contrasting categories: Truncation due to boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology-General, 136(3), 502-519.
  • ♦ Huttenlocher, J., & Lourenco, S. (2007). Using spatial categories to reason about location. In J. Plumert and J. Spencer (Eds.), The emerging spatial mind, (pp. 3-24). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • ♦ Jameson, J. & Gentner, D. (2008). Causal status and explanatory goodness in categorization. In B. C. Love, K. McRae & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 291-296). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Jameson, J. & Gentner, D. (2006, July). Systematicity as a processing constraint on feature centrality. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Vancover, Canada.
  • ♦ Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., Gentner, D., Manduca, C., Shipley, T., Sageman, B., Ormand, C. J. & Tikoff, B. (2010). Analogical thinking in geoscience education. Journal of Geoscience Education, 58(1), 2-13. [abstract & extended abstract]
  • ♦ Jee, B. D., Gentner, D., Forbus, K., Sageman, B. & Uttal, D. H. (2009). Drawing on Experience: Use of sketching to evaluate knowledge of spatial scientific concepts. In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp 2499-2504). Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • ♦ Jeong, Y., Levine, S.C., & Huttenlocher, J. (2007). The development of proportional reasoning: Effect of continuous versus discrete quantities. Journal of Cognition and Development, 8(2), 237-256.
  • ♦ Jordan, N.C. & Levine, S.C. (2009). Socio-economic variation, number competence, and mathematics learning difficulties in young children. Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 15, 60-68.
  • ♦ Kandaswamy, S. & Forbus, K. (2012). Modeling learning of relational abstractions via structural alignment. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (545-550). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Kemp, C. and Regier, T. (May 2012). Kinship categories across languages reflect general communicative principles. Science, 336(6084), 1049-1054. [doi: 10.1126/science.1218811 ]
  • ♦ Khetarpal, N., Majid, A., Malt, B., Sloman, S. & Regier T. (2010). Similarity judgments reflect both language and cross-language tendencies: Evidence from two semantic domains. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 358-363). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Khetarpal, N., Majid, A. & Regier, T. (2009). Spatial terms reflect near-optimal spatial categories. In N. Taatgen, et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
  • ♦ Kolvoord, R., Charles, M. and Purcell, S. (in press). What Happens After the Professional Development: Case Studies on Implementing GIS in the Classroom. M. Barnett, J. MaKinster, N. Trautmann, (Eds.), Learning Science Through the Innovative Use of Geospatial Technologies Designing Effective Learning Tools and Programs for K-16 Settings. Springer-Verlag.
  • ♦ Kolvoord, R., Charles, M., Meadow, N. & Uttal, D. (2012). The Impact of Geospatial Technologies in a Dual-Enrollment Environment. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 1915-1922). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  • ♦ Kolvoord, R. (2012). Integrating geospatial technologies and secondary student projects: The Geospatial Semester. Didactica Geografica, 13, pp. 57-67.
  • ♦ Kolvoord, R., Uttal, D., Meadow, N. (2011). Using video case studies to assess the impact of the use of GIS on secondary students' spatial thinking skills. In Y. Asami (Ed.), Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences: International Conference: Spatial Thinking and Geographic Information Sciences, 21 (pp. 372-379). Elsevier.
  • ♦ Kontra, C. E., Albert, N., & Beilock, S. L. (2012). Embodied cognition: From the playing field to the classroom. In N. J. Hodges and A. M. Williams (Eds.), Skill acquisition in sport: Research, theory and practice, 2nd Edition (pp. 325-336). Routledge.
  • ♦ Kontra, C., Goldin-Meadow, S. and Beilock, S. L. (2012). Embodied Learning Across the Life Span. Topics in Cognitive Science, 4(4), 731–739.
  • ♦ Krakowski, M., Ratliff, K., Gomez, L. & Levine, S. (2010). Spatial Intelligence and the Research: Practice Challenge. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (pp. 556-563). Chicago, IL: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  • ♦ Kranjec, A. K., Cardillo, E. R., Schmidt, G. L., Lehet, M. and Chatterjee, A. (2012). Deconstructing events: The neural basis for space, time, and causality. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1-16.
  • ♦ Landau, B., Dessalegn, B., Goldberg, A. (2011). Language and Space: Momentary Interactions. In P. Chilton and V. Evans (Eds.), Language, cognition and space: The state of the art and new directions. Advances in Cognitive Linguistics Series. Equinox Publishing.
  • ♦ Langner, R., Kellermann, T., Eickhoff, S. B., Boers, F., Chatterjee, A., Wilmes, K., & Strum, W. (2012). Staying responsive to the world: Modality-specific and -nonspecific contributions to speeded auditory, tactile, and visual stimulus detection. Human Brain Mapping, 33(2), 398-418.
  • ♦ Learmonth, A. E., Newcombe, N. S. (2010). The development of place learning in comparative perspective. In F. Dolins & R. Mitchell (Eds.), Spatial Cognition, Spatial Perception: Mapping the Self and Space (pp. 520-538). Cambridge University Press.
  • ♦ Learmonth, A. E., Newcombe, N. S., Sheridan, N. & Jones, M. (2008). Why size counts: Children's spatial reorientation in large and small enclosures. Developmental Science, 11, 414-426.
  • ♦ Levine, S. C., Ratliff, K., Huttenlocher, J. and Cannon, J. (2012). Early puzzle play: A predictor of preschoolers' spatial transformation skill. Developmental Psychology, 48(2), 530-542.
  • ♦ Levine, S. C. (2009). Individual variation in preschooler's mathematical and spatial knowledge: Parent talk matters. Cognitive Development Society. San Antonio, TX (October, 2009).
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  • ♦ Verdine, B. N., Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Newcombe, N. S., Filipowicz, A. T., & Chang, A. (In Press, 2013). Deconstructing Building Blocks: Preschoolers' Spatial Assembly Performance Relates to Early Mathematical Skills. Child Development. [DOI]
  • ♦ Ware, E. A., Uttal, D. H., & DeLoache, J. S. (2010). Everyday Scale Errors. Developmental Science, 13(1), 28-36.
  • ♦ Watson, C. E. and Chatterjee, A. (2012). A bilateral frontoparietal network underlies visuospatial analogical reasoning. Neuroimage, 59, 2831-2838. PMCID: 21982934
  • ♦ Watson, C. E. and Chatterjee, A. (2011). The functional neuroanatomy of actions. Neurology, 76, 16, 1428-1434.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. (2012). Teleological Representations for Multi-Modal Design Explanations. Proceedings of the 26th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Los Angeles, California.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. (2010). Design Buddy: Providing Feedback for Sketched Multi-Modal Causal Explanations. In proceedings of the 24th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Portland, Oregon.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. (2009). Automated Critique of Sketched Designs in Engineering. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. (2009). Automated Critique of Sketched Mechanisms. In the Proceedings of Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence 2009.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. and Forbus, K. (2008). Integrating Open-Domain Sketch Understanding with Qualitative Two-Dimensional Rigid-Body Mechanics. Proceedings of the 22nd International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Boulder, CO.
  • ♦ Wiener, J., Shettleworth, S., Bingman, V. P., Cheng, K. Healy, S., Jacobs, L. F., Jeffery, K. J., Mallot, H. A., Menzel, R. and Newcombe, N. S. (2011). Chapter 5: Animal Navigation: A synthesis. R. Menzel and J. Fischer (Eds.) Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition (pp. 51-76). Strüngmann Forum Report [http://www.esforum.de], vol. 8, J. Lupp, series ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=12681]. ISBN 978-0-262-01663-6.
  • ♦ Wright, R., Thompson, W. L., Ganis, G., Newcombe, N.S. & Kosslyn, S.M. (2008). Training generalized spatial skills. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 15(4), 763-771. [doi: 10.3758/PBR.15.4.763]
  • ♦ Xu, L. & Franconeri, S. L. (2012). The Head of the Table: Marking the “Front” of An Object Is Tightly Linked with Selection. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(4), 1408-1412. [doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4185-11.2012]
  • ♦ Yang, S. & Beilock, S. L. (2011). Seeing and doing: Ability to act moderates orientation effects in object perception. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 639-648.
  • ♦ Yin, P., Chang, M. D. and Forbus, K. D. (2010). Sketch-based Spatial Reasoning in Geologic Interpretation. In proceedings of the 24th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Portland, Oregon.
  • ♦ Yin, P., Forbus, K., Usher, J., Sageman, B., Jee, B. (2010). Sketch Worksheets: A Sketch-based Educational Software System. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence.

SILC PresentationsBack to the Top

  • ♦ Athanasopoulou, A., Verdine, B. N., Bunger, A., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (April, 2013). I spy a triangle! Preschoolers’ geometric knowledge. 2013 Meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Athanasopoulou, A., Verdine, B. N., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (April, 2013). A triangle by any other name: Can language differences facilitate the acquisition of shape concepts? The Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Beaudoin-Ryan, L., Goldin-Meadow, S., & Beilock, S.L. (2011, May). Gesture and Stereotype Threat: A Possible Mechanism. Poster presented at a National Science Foundation (NSF) site visit for the Spatial Intelligence & Learning Center (SILC), Chicago, Illinois.
  • ♦ Boyer, T.W. & Levine, S.C. (2009, April). Child proportional scaling: Are all equivalent proportions equally equal? Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Boyer, T., Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2007, March) Proportional reasoning: Intuition, problem representation and problem-solving success. Presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Chld Development, Boston.
  • ♦ Cannon, J., Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2007, March) Are young children part-whole thinkers? Children's strategies for solving proportional equivalence problems. Presented at Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Boston.
  • ♦ Cannon, J., Levine, S. C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2007). Sex differences in the relation between puzzle play and mental transformation skill. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Christie, S., & Gentner, S. (2007). Comparison Highlights Novel Relations. Poster presented at the 5th Conference of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, NM.
  • ♦ Christie, S. & Gentner, D. (2007, May). Relational similarity and the identity relation. European Cognitive Science Conference, Delphi, Greece.
  • ♦ Christie, S., & Gentner, D. Anggoro, F., Namy, L. (2007). Comparison in Relational Learning. Talk presented at the 5th Conference of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, NM.
  • ♦ Cromley, J., Fitzhugh. S. L., Bergey, B. B., Shipley, T. F. & Wills, T. W. (2010). Teaching reasoning with diagrams: Intervention results from eye tracking and questionnaire measures. Invited paper presented as part of a symposium entitled Perceptual Characteristics and Concept Mastery: What Makes a Difference? at the 22nd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA, May 27-30, 2010.
  • ♦ Cromley, J. G., Perez, A. C., Fitzhugh, S., Tanaka, J., Newcombe, N. & Wills, T. W. (2010). Teaching effective use of diagrammatic reasoning in biology. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO, April 30-May 4, 2010. [Proposal No. aera10_proceeding_380146.doc].
  • ♦ Cromley, J. G., Wills, T. W., Stephens, C. R., Dumas, D., Herring, M. H., Luciw-Dubas, U. A., Snyder-Hogan, L. E., Burton, D. & Mendelsohn, T. (2010). A content analysis of images in biology and geoscience textbooks. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-24, 2010.
  • ♦ Cromley, J. G., Newcombe, N., Shipley, T. F., Tanaka, J., Perez, A. C. & Fitzhugh, S. (2009). Reasoning with visual representations in science: from basic processes to interventions. Paper presented at a symposium entitled The New Learning Sciences at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA, March 5-8, 2009.
  • ♦ Davies, T., Golinkoff, R. M., Verdine, B. N., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Lucca, K., & Farmer, G. (April, 2013). The brains behind the blocks: Investigating the processes children use in block-building. 2013 Meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. (2007, March). Investigations in environmental science: A case-study of research-driven curriculum design. Invited talk, School of Education and Woods Environmental Institute. Stanford University.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. (2007, March). Teaching science that matters. Featured Speaker, WNET/Thirteen Celebration of Teaching and Learning. New York, NY.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. (2007, April). My World GIS: A geographic information system for students, novices, and occasional users. Colloquium Presentation, Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy. Loyola University Chicago.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. (2007, May). Designing software to support inquiry learning; Designing activities to support learning through inquiry. Keynote Address, Technology-integrated Science and Engineering Education II Workshop, National Taiwan Normal University. Taipei, Taiwan.
  • ♦ Edelson, D. (2007, May). Learning-for-use in Earth Science: Fostering knowledge students will use. Keynote Address, First Earth Science Education Conference, Taiwan Geosciences Assembly. Taipei, Taiwan.
  • ♦ Ehrlich, S.B., Tran, K., Levine, S.C. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2009, April). Gesture training leads to improvement in children's mental rotation skill. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Ehrlich, S.B., Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2007, March). Mathematical knowledge in low and middle-SES Preschoolers: The effect of teacher "math talk." Talk presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Boston.
  • ♦ Ehrlich, S.B. & Levine, S.C. (2007, March) What low-SES children DO know about number: A comparison of hear start and tuition-based preschool children's number knowledge. Presented at Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Boston.
  • ♦ Farmer, G., Verdine, B. N., Lucca, K., Davies, T., Dempsey, R., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (April, 2013). Putting the pieces together: Spatial skills at age 3 predict to spatial and math performance at age 5. 2013 Meeting of The Society for Research in Child Development Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Fisher, K., Hirsh-Pasek, & Glick-Gryfe, S. (2007, June). Not just child's play anymore: Parental perceptions of play in the 21st century. Poster presented at the annual Jean Piaget Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • ♦ Fisher, K., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R.M. (2007, October). Mother versus expert beliefs: Disagreement in the nature and value of play. Symposium presented at the annual Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • ♦ Fitzhugh, S., Cromley, J. G., Newcombe, N., Perez, A. C. & Wills, T. W. (2010). High school students' comprehension of text and diagrams: Testing a model with eye tracking data. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO, April 30-May 4, 2010.
  • ♦ Fitzhugh, S. (2008). Mental Rotation of Real World Shepard-Metzler Figures. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2011, September). Analogy as a Computational Foundation for Problem-solving and Learning. Talk presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 11351 and in the Proceedings.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2011). CogSketch: Sketch understanding for cognitive science research and for education. Presented a colloquium on Sketch Understanding to the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2011). Sketching our way to human-level AI. Presented a talk for the SFB/TR8 Spatial Cognition Colloquia series, Universität Bremen, Germany.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2011). Qualitative Reasoning: The last and next twenty-five years. Keynote address, 25th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, Barcelona, Spain.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2011). Understanding and supporting learning with computational models of analogical processing. Talk. AERA Symposium.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2010). How can spatial language be learned? Dagstuhl Seminar 10131: Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Language : Ontologies and Logics of Space. Seminar presented at Dagstuhl.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2010). How should depiction be represented and reasoned about? Dagstuhl Seminar 10131: Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Language : Ontologies and Logics of Space. Seminar presented at Dagstuhl.
  • ♦ Forbus, K. (2007, Februaury). SILC overview. Northwestern Center for Engineering Education Research Meeting, Evanston, IL.
  • ♦ Frick, A., Möhring, W., & Newcombe, N. S. (April, 2013). Picturing Perspectives – The Development of Perspective-Taking Abilities in 4- to 8-Year-Olds. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. (2011, September). The Analogical Mind. Talk Presented at Dagstuhl Seminar 11351 and in the Proceedings.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. and Anggoro, F. (2011, April). Examining Analogical Reasoning in the Process of Learning Science. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of AERA.
  • ♦ Gentner, D. & Christie, S. (2007, May). Learning new relations via structural alignment. Invited symposium on Analogical Processes, European Cognitive Science Conference, Delphi, Greece.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Christie, S., Anggoro, F., & Namy, L. (2007, October). Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society.
  • ♦ Gentner, D., Ozurek, A., Goldin-Meadow, S., & Gurcanli, O. (2006). Does lack of conventional language hamper children's spatial cognition? Presented at the Symposium on Thinking with and without language, European Cognitive Science Conference, Delphi, Greece.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, July). Figure and Ground: Conceptual primitives for processing events. Paper presented in T. Göksun & S. Pruden (chairs), Foundations for learning relational terms: what is in an event? Symposium at the 11th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • ♦ Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Roseberry, S., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, March). Processing events and learning relational terms: Figures are more prominent than Grounds. Paper presented in S. Pruden, & T. Göksun (chairs), Conceptual primitives for processing events and learning relational terms. Symposium at the XVIth International Society on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • ♦ Göksun, T, & Pruden, S. (2008, July). Foundations for processing events and learning relational terms. 11th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • ♦ Gunderson, E. A. & Levine, S. C. (April 2009). SES-related variations in early parent number input. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Gunderson, E., Ramirez, G., Levine, S. C. & Beilock, S. L. (2008) Learning math and spatial skills: Working memory, performance stereotypes, and anxiety. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Hinze, S. R., Rapp, D. N., Williamson, V. M., Shultz, M. J., Williamson, K. C., & Deslongchamps, G. (2012, April). Beyond the ball-and-stick: Students’ processing of novel STEM visualizations. To be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • ♦ Hinze, S. R., Rapp, D. N., Williamson, V. M., Shultz, M. J., Williamson, K. C., & Deslongchamps, G. (2011, May). Spatial abilities influence the use of dynamic chemistry visualizations. Poster presented at the annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D. C.
  • ♦ Hinze, S. R., Rapp, D. N., Williamson, V. M., Shultz, M. J., Williamson, K. C., & Deslongchamps, G. (2011, October). Spatial abilities influence the use of dynamic chemistry visualizations. Poster presented at the annual REESE PI Meeting of the National Science Foundation, Washington D.C.
  • ♦ Hirsh-Pasek, K., Newcombe, N. S., Fisher, K., Parish-Morris, J., Shallcross, W. L., Roseberry, S. & Geist, C. (2007, August). Play power! Invited talk for the research and education staff at the Philadelphia Please Touch Museum.
  • ♦ Hirsh-Pasek, K., Fisher, K., Shallcross, W. L., Roseberry, S., Misitzis, Y. & Goksun, T.(2008, February). Play power! Invited talk for the Central Agency for Jewish Education.
  • ♦ Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. (2008). Foundations for verb learning. SILC Conference on Spatial Language. Chicago, June 11-12.
  • ♦ Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., & Gentner, D. (2011, April). Learning With Spatial, Embedded, and Embodied Representations. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of AERA.
  • ♦ Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., & Gentner, D. (2011). The Role of Alignment in Learning Geoscience Structures. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, New Orleans.
  • ♦ Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., & Gentner, D. (2008). Finding fault: The role of comparison in learning a geological structure. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Kellogg, L. (2008). Children's Use of Continuous vs. Categorical Cues for Reorientation. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Kern, E., Uttal, D., Murashev, N., & Lui Hand, L. (2007, May). Helping hands: The role of gesture in spatial learning. Poster Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Khetarpal, N., Majid, A. & Regier, T. (2009, August). Spatial terms reflect near-optimal spatial categories. Talk presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • ♦ Khetarpal. N. (2008). Languages' Representation of Spatial Relations. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Kolvoord, R., Uttal, D. H., Meadow, N. G., & Lineweaver, L. (2011). Using Video Case Studies to Assess the Impact of the Use of GIS on Secondary Students’ Spatial Thinking Skills. Presented at the International Conference on Spatial Thinking and Geographic Information Science, Tokyo, Japan.
  • ♦ Krakowski, M., Ratliff, K.R., Levine, S.C. & Gomez, L. (April 2010). Fostering spatial learning in the classroom: Integrating psychological research with educational practice. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
  • ♦ Kwon, M. K., & Levine, S. C. (September, 2007). Nonverbal number matching in young children: Effects of gesture and conventional number knowledge. Poster presentation at the Fifth Biennial Meeting of Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, NM.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2009, September). Action and Cognition: The role of gesture in symbolic spatial reasoning. Presented at International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2009, May). Improving children's understanding of units of measure: A training study. Paper presented at Spatial Training Conference, Northwestern University.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C., (2009, April). Mathematics in early childhood education: A time for a new beginning. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2009, September). Spatial language and spatial cognition. Presented at International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2008, March). Challenges and rewards of interdisciplinary research. Invited talk presented at at Northwestern University, Department of Learning Sciences.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C., Huttenlocher, J., Gunderson, E.A., Rowe, M.L. & Pruden, S. (2009, April). Preschoolers' number and spatial knowledge: Relation to early parent-child interactions. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C., Kwon, M., Huttenlocher, J., Ratliff, K. & Dietz, K. (2009, August). Children's understanding of ruler measurement: A training study. Presented at Cogntiive Science Society Meeting, Amsterdam.
  • ♦ Levine, S. C. (2008, June). Learning to think spatially: Role of early spatial language and activites. Presented at The Ins and Outs of Spatial Language: From Theory to Practice, Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. , Goldin-Meadow, S., Ehrlich, S. & Tran, Kimloan (2008, June). Can gesture improve children's mental rotation?: A training study. Presented at Conference on Research and Training in Spatial Intelligence, Evanston, Illinois.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2007, February). Math in the Early Years: Starting points and the importance of experience. Presented at Chicago Metropolitan Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2007, March) Mathematics and spatial development: The role of input. Chair, Paper Symposium. Presented at Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Boston.
  • ♦ Levine, S.C. (2007, March). Preschoolers mathematical and spatial skills: Effects of input. Invited Talk presented at University of Illinois, Departament of Psychology.
  • ♦ Lourenco, S.F. & Levine, S.C. (2009, April). Location Representation Following Early Unilateral Brain injury: Evidence of Distinct Deficits and Degrees of Plasticity. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  • ♦ Lovett, A., & Forbus, K. (2008). A computational model of spatial cognition: Qualitative representation and analogical comparison. Poster presented at the First Annual iSLC Student/Postdoc Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Lovett, A., Lockwood, K., Dehghani, M., & Forbus, K. (2007). Modeling human-like rates of learning via analogical generalization. Workshop on Analogies: Integrating Multiple Cognitive Abilities. Nashville, TN.
  • ♦ Lovett, A., Dehghani, M., & Forbus, K. (2007). Constructing spatial representations of variable detail for sketch recognition. AAAI Spring Symposium on Control Mechanisms for Spatial Knowledge Processing in Cognitive / Intelligent Systems. Palo Alto, CA.
  • ♦ Matuk, C.F. & Uttal, D.H. (October 6-9, 2009). When form contradicts content: The cognitive and communicative functions of cartoons for teaching evolution. Paper presented at the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA2009). Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Matuk, C.F. & Uttal, D.H. (August, 2009). Interpretation, invention, and interaction: How students (mis)understand cladograms. Paper presented at the Understanding the Tree of Life Harvard Conference. Cambridge, MA.
  • ♦ Matuk, C.F. & Uttal, D.H. (May 4, 2009). Animating narratives of evolution: A case of diagrammatic interpretation with cladograms. Paper presented at the Conference on Research and Training in Spatial Intelligence. Evanston, IL.
  • ♦ Matuk, C. F. & Uttal, D. H. (2009, April 13-17). Countering diagrammatic narratives: The effects of animation on the interpretation of evolution, Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting (AERA). San Diego, CA.
  • ♦ Matuk, C.F. & Uttal, D.H. (2009, February 5-7). Countering narratives of evolution: How animation influences the spatial temporal metaphors interpreted from cladograms. Paper presented at the International Spatial Learning Center (iSLC) conference. Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Marulis, L. M., Hand, L. L., Warren, C. M., & Uttal, D. H. (2007, April). Effects of training or experience on spatial cognition in children and adults: A Metaanalysis. Presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Child Development. Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Newcombe, N.S. (2007). How minds develop: Cutting the nativist knot. G. Stanley Hall Award Talk, American Psychological Association, San Francisco, August.
  • ♦ Newcombe, N.S. (2007). Uses and abuses of evolutionary psychology. G. Stanley Hall Lecture, New England Psychological Association, Danbury, CT, October.
  • ♦ Newcombe, N.S. (2007). Spatial adaptation: Origins and development. In Invited Symposium: Mechanisms of cognitive development: Domain-general learning or domain-specific constraints? Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November.
  • ♦ Perez, A. C., Cromley, J. G. & Newcombe, N. (2010). Relationships between visuospatial skills, knowledge, and reasoning with science diagrams. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO, April 30-May 4, 2010.
  • ♦ Pruden, S.M. (2008, March). Listen up baby! Two views are better than one: Factors that aid infants’ abstraction of spatial relations. Paper presented at the 79th annual Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Pruden, S., & Göksun, T. (2008, March). Conceptual primitives for processing events and learning relational terms. XVIth International Society on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • ♦ Pruden, S.M., Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2010). Individual differences in children's spatial language use predicts later spatial cognition. Paper presented in S. Roseberry & T. Göksun, (Chairs), When representational systems collide: Aligning space and language. International Society on Infant Studies, Baltimore, MD (March, 2010).
  • ♦ Pruden, S.M., Shallcross, W.L., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2007, November). Foundations of verb learning: Comparison helps infants abstract event components. Paper presented at the 32nd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Ratliff, K.R., Levine, S.C. & Saunders, J. (November, 2009). Explaning the sex difference in children's mental rotaiton performance. Abstract presented at the 50th annual Psychonomic Society Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • ♦ Ratliff, K.R. & Newcombe, N.S. (2007). A matter of trust: When landmarks and geometry are used during reorientation. Cognitive Science Society. Nashville, TN, August.
  • ♦ Ratliff, K.R. & Newcombe, N.S. (2007). Reorienting when cues conflict: Using geometry and features following landmark displacement. Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November.
  • ♦ Roseberry, S., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R. M., & Göksun, T. (2008, March). Distance categorization: Do relations matter? Paper presented at the 79th Annual Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Roseberry, S., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R.M., & Parish-Morris, J. (2008, March). Educational television? Children’s potential to learn verbs from television. Poster presented at the 16th International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • ♦ Roseberry, S., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R.M., & Pruden, S.M. (2008, July). The role of experience in relational categorization. Paper presented in T. Goksun & S.M. Pruden (Chairs), Foundations for processing events and learning relational terms. 11th International Association for the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • ♦ Roseberry, S., Göksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Shallcross, W.L., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2008, March). Where you’re going trumps what you’re doing: Infants prefer paths over manners in dynamic displays. Poster to be presented at the XVIth International Society on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • ♦ Sauter, M., Reynolds, E. and Uttal, D. (2011, April). "Drawing" conclusions about spatial development. Poster presented at the 2011 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • ♦ Sauter, M., Schaal, A., Uttal, D., Levine, S. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2007, October). Lending a Hand: The Role of Gesture in Spatial Communication and Representation. Poster presented at Cognitive Development Society Fifth Biennial Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.
  • ♦ Sauter, M., Schaal, A., Uttal, D., Levine, S., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2007). Lending a Hand: The Role of Gesture in Spatial Communication and Representation. Poster presented at the 2007 Science of Learning Centers Awardees' Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • ♦ Sauter, M., & Uttal, D. (2008). Sharing Space: The Role of Communication in Spatial Representation. Paper presented at the first annual Inter-Science of Learning Center Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Sagi, E., Lovett, A., & Gentner, D. (2007). Analogy as a mechanism of comparison. Workshop on Analogies: Integrating Multiple Cognitive Abilities (AnICA 07). Nashville, TN.
  • ♦ Schaal, A., Murashev, N., Sauter, M. Kern, M. & Uttal, D. (2007, March) Words and hands: How children and adults communicate spatial information. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference. Boston, MA.
  • ♦ Schaal, A., Uttal, D., Levine, S.C., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (April, 2006). Words, gestures and maps: Developmental changes in the integration of spatial information. Paper presented at Conference on Human Development. Louisville, Kentucky.
  • ♦ Shallcross, W.L., Göksun, T., Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Lloyd, M., Newcombe, N., & Roseberry, S. (2008, March). Building talk: Parental utterances during construction play. Poster presented at the XVIth International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • ♦ Shipley, T. F., Glazek, K. and Forbus, K. (2010). Using CogSketch to study and teach spatial thinking. Presentation at Emerging Methods for Studying Use of Spatial at GIScience 2010, Zurich, Switzerland.[ Slides (zip file) ]
  • ♦ Shipley, T. F., Holden, M.P., Latecki, L.J., Newcombe, N.S. & Fitzhugh, S.L. (2007). Spatial memory: Categorical and metric encoding of location in complex scenes. Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November.
  • ♦ Simms, N. & Gentner, D. (2008). Finding the middle ground: Does language help children reason about spatial relations? Paper presented at the first annual inter-Science of Learning Centers Student and Post-Doc Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Simms, N. & Gentner, D. (2007, November). Finding the middle ground: Does language help children reason about spatial relations? Poster presented at the fifth biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, NM.
  • ♦ Simms, N. & Gentner, D. (2008). Finding the middle ground: Does language help children reason about spatial relations? Paper presented at the first annual inter-Science of Learning Centers Student and Post-Doc Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Twyman, A. (2008, February). Penetrating the Geometric Module: Catalyzing Children's Use of Landmarks. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Twyman, A. (2008, March). Reorientation in the Absence of Geometric Information: Evidence Against a Geometric Module. International Conference on Comparative Cognition.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H. (2012). Spatial Cognition and STEM education: When, why, and how. Colloquium, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H. (2011) Invited Speaker, OECD conference on the Science of Learning, Paris, France.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H. (2011) Colloquium, Carnegie-Mellon University.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H. (2007). Discussant in What conditions support transfer of knowledge? Symposium presented at the Annual Meetings of AERA, Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H. (2007, June). What we know about using GIS to enhance spatial thinking. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the ESRI Education Users' Group. San Diego, CA.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H., Sauter, M., Shaal, Alman, A., Yang, S-J., Levine, S., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2007, June). The hands show the way: Gesture and the development of spatial communication. Paper Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H., Sauter, M., Schaal, A., Yang, S., Levine, S. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2007). The Hands Show the Way: Gesture and the Development of Spatial Communication. Presented at the International Society for Gesture Studies Third International Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • ♦ Uttal, D. H., Shaal Alman, A., Yang, S-J., Levine, S. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (June 2007). The hands show the way: Gesture and the development of spatial communication. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Chicago, Illinois.
  • ♦ Warren, C. M., Uttal, D. H., Hand, L. L., & Friedman, A. () Home is where you make it: Students' mental representations of their college campus. Presented at the annual meeting of the Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium. Chicago, Illinois.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. & Forbus, K. (2009, February). Automated Critique of Engineering Design Explanations. Poster presented at the Second Annual Inter-Science of Learning Center Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • ♦ Wetzel, J. (2008). Design Buddy: Sketch-Understanding Software as a Tool for Engineering Design Education. Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • ♦ Yang, S-J., Levine, S., & Beilock. S. (2008). An investigation on space representation – The existence of action space? Poster presented at the 2008 inter-Science of Learning Centers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Non-Archival Conference PapersBack to the Top

  • ♦Boyer, T. Levine, S.C. & Huttenlocher, J. (2007, March). Proportional reasoning: Intuition, problem representation and problem-solving success. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Devleopment. Boston, Massachusetts.
  • ♦Cannon, J., Levine, S.C., & Huttenlocher, J. (2007, March). Are young children part-whole thinkers? Children's strategies for solving proportional equivalence problems. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development. Boston, Masachusetts.
  • ♦Schaal, A., Uttal, D., Levine, S.C., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (April, 2006). A developmental perspective on the influence of gesture on spatial representation. Conference on Human Development. Louisville, Kentucky.

SILC planned and/or sponsored conferences/meetingsBack to the Top

  • ♦Spring 2009, SILC Co Sponsoring the Spatial Training Conference in Evanston, IL.
  • ♦Summer 2009, Gentner co organized the 2nd International Analogy conference.
  • ♦Summer 2009, follow-up to the International Workshop of Spatial Cognition and Learning, held in New York City.
  • ♦Fall 2009, SILC was represented on the organizing committee of the 4th International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC 2009) Rome, Italy.
  • ♦Fall 2009, Forbus presented colloquium on CogSketch at Temple University, PA.
  • ♦May 2010, Sources of Individual Differences in Spatial Skills: The Interaction between the Learner and the Learning Environment, Cambridge, MA.
  • ♦August 2010, Co-Sponsor of the International Workshop of Spatial Cognition and Learning, will be held in Mt. Hood, Oregon.

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