Check out this new paper in Thinking and Reasoning, based on studies conducted as part of Fernando Rodriguez’s dissertation
Rodriguez, F., Rhodes, R., Miller, K., & Shah, P. (in press). Examining the influence of anecdotal stories and the interplay of individual differences on reasoning. Thinking and Reasoning. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13546783.2016.1139506?journalCode=ptar20
And, in as similar vein:
Rodriguez, F., Ng, A., & Shah, P. (in press). Do college students notice errors in evidence when evaluating research findings? Journal of Excellence in College Teaching.
Members of the BAAC lab are going to Chicago to present their work at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting! Come visit us:
Friday Noon poster session:
The Unity and Diversity of Executive Functions Across the Lifespan. BENJAMIN KATZ and PRITI SHAH, University of Michigan
Friday Evening Poster Session:
An Investigation of Reasoning Errors in Coordinating Theory With Data. AUDREY LUSTIG MICHAL, Northwestern University, PRITI SHAH, University of Michigan, STEVEN FRANCONERI, Northwestern University
Zuowei defended his dissertation in July and is now working at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ! We miss you too Zuowei. Congratulations!
Rebecca defended her dissertation in March and moved to Maryland to work at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Congratulations… and we miss you Rebecca!!
We’re off to Philadelphia! Several of us have presentations on Friday March 20.
Katz et al., The Influence of Childhood Activities on Adult Executive Function and Thinking Dispositions (Poster on Fri, March 20 2:25pm to 3:40pm, Penn CC, Exhibit Hall A on Board # 4)
Ibrahim & Shah Keeping Track of the Numbers: The Effects of Working Memory Capacity and Load on Mathematics Performance and Learning (Talk as part of symposium The Role of Working Memory in Children’s Mathematical Achievement; Fri, March 20 1:55pm to 3:25pm, Marriott, Room 309/310)
Wang & Shah, Spaced Cognitive Training Promotes Transfer in Children (Poster Fri, March 20 8:30am to 9:45am, Penn CC, Exhibit Hall A on Board # 5)
Ben Katz and Priti Shah presented their research at the LSA Museum of Natural History’s Science Cafe on February 25, 2015. The event was held at Conor O’Neil’s.
The BAAC-lab celebrates the successful dissertation defenses of Ronit Greenberg and Xingyu Pan. Congratulations Ronit and Xingyu!