The Fall 2018 newsletter is out! Catch up on the latest exciting news from the DUCK Lab, including research highlights from some of the recent studies your family may have participated in.
DUCK Lab News
Be sure to check out recent academic publications concerning the findings from a series of “reach-tracking” projects with Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Chris Erb and lab co-director, Dr. Stuart Marcovitch. Thank you to all of our participants who made this research possible!Read More
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!
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.Read More
We are delighted to announce this year's DUCK Lab graduates and tell you more about their recent research! We are grateful for the contributions of the families and schools who volunteered to be a part of these projects!Read More