DUCK Lab in National News!

Check out this brand new article written by co-director of the DUCK Lab, Dr. Janet Boseovski for The Conversation and featured in the L.A. Times and The Washington Post. The article highlights research that has been conducted in our lab over the past decade to investigate the development of children's optimism. Many of our DUCK Lab families may have participated in this research over the years. You have helped us to gain insight about this important phenomenon in children's development- thank you!

New papers by Lapan & Boseovski

Candace Lapan (DUCK alumna; PhD, 2016) and Janet Boseovski have two forthcoming papers accepted for publication.

"The Effects of Guilt on Preschoolers' Cognitive Flexibility and Inhibition," which is in press at Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

"When Peer Performance Matters: Effects of Expertise and Trait Information on Children's Self-Evaluations in a Social Comparison Setting," which is in press at Child Development.

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