We present our findings regularly at the major conferences in our field, including the Society for Research in Child Development, Cognitive Development Society, Jean Piaget Society, and the Association for Psychological Science. Below is a sample of recent graduate student-faculty collaborations. 


Cognitive Development Society

2015 (Columbus, OH)

The Role of Executive Function in the Development of Social Competence (PDF) ➢
Jessica S. Caporaso, Stuart Marcovitch, and Janet J. Boseovski

Children’s Self-Evaluations Following Social Comparison: The Effect of Target Trait Information (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan, Janet J. Boseovski, and Carmen Ball

Who Would You Rather Learn From? Children’s Justification of Informant Preferences in Cultural Learning ➢
Kimberly E. Marble, Janet J. Boseovski, Stuart Marcovitch, Cherie Boyer, Robin Hancock, and Candace Lapan

2013 (Memphis, TN)

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place: The Role of Executive Function in Children's Organizational Strategy Use (PDF) ➢
Naomi Chatley, Stephanie E. Miller, and Stuart Marcovitch

Who Is Right? Children's Use of Local and Global Information in Decision Making (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan, Janet J. Boseovski, Chelsea Hughes, Laura Parker, and Kimberly Marble


Jean Piaget Society

2017 (San francisco, ca)

Reflection when Resolving Peer Conflict: The Use of Mindfulness Training to Improve Preschool Social Competence (PDF)                                                                                                                                   Jessica S. Caporaso and Stuart Marcovitch

The Effect of Referent Status in Social Comparison on Children's Performance Perceptions (PDF)   Delaney A. Collyer, Janet J. Boseovski, Candace Lapan, Ethan Zell, and Stuart Marcovitch

Differences Between Tablet Learning and Traditional Learning in Elementary School Children (PDF)    Natalie Suchy and Stuart Marcovitch

2014 (San Francisco, CA)

Organization Is the Key to Success: The Differential Effects of Executive Function on Sorting and Clustering Strategies in Preschoolers (PDF) ➢
Naomi Chatley, Stephanie E. Miller, and Stuart Marcovitch

2013 (Chicago, IL)

The Development of Social Stereotyping in 3- to 6-Year-Olds: Stereotype Content Across Social Groups and Age Effects (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan, Janet J. Boseovski, and Katie McClinton


Society for Research in Child Development

2017 (Austin, Tx)

"What Do You Want To Do Next?": Preschoolers' Emotional Responses to Peer Conflict (PDF)     Jessica S. Caporaso and Stuart Marcovitch

Patterns of Self-Other Overlap in Children (PDF)                                                                                     Delaney A. Collyer and Stuart Marcovitch

"Because She's Native": Children's Use of Expertise to Learn About Novel Cultural Information (PDF)   Kimberly E. Marble, Janet J. Boseovski, Skyler Ferguson, and Kara Lowery 

2015 (Philadelphia, PA)

The Effects of Guilt on Preschoolers’ Cognitive Flexibility and Inhibition (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan, Janet J. Boseovski, Angela Dyson, and Vanessa Alvarado

Delighting in Others’ Disaster: Development of Schadenfreude in Middle Childhood (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan, Janet J. Boseovski, Sarah Creech, Sarah Mofford, and Morgan Jewells

Children’s Use of Informant Opinion for Cultural Practices ➢
Kimberly E. Marble, Janet J. Boseovski, Stuart Marcovitch, Cherie Boyer, and Robin Hancock

If It’s Not Positive, Don’t Say It: Role of Expertise, Consensus, and Informational Valence in Children’s Evaluative Judgement ➢
Kimberly E. Marble, Janet J. Boseovski, Chelsea Hughes, Angela Dyson, Robin Hancock, and Laura Parker

2013 (Seattle, WA)

Learning Through Doing: How Individual Differences in Executive Function Predict Action Memory in Preschoolers (PDF) ➢
Naomi Chatley, Stuart Marcovitch, and Lili Sahakyan

Mood Effects on Children's Judgments of Stigmatized Groups: Happiness Increases Positive Attributions and Helpfulness Predictions (PDF) ➢
Candace Lapan Lassiter and Janet J. Boseovski

Odd One Out: Young Children Fail to Display Memory Benefits for Conceptually and Perceptually Distinct Information [PowerPoint PDF] ➢
Stephanie E. Miller, Melissa McConnell Rogers, Stuart Marcovitch, and Naomi Chatley