Dr. Patricia Alexander, Professor (email@example.com)
Domain-specific learning; Espistemic beliefs; Text-based learning; Interplay of knowledge, strategies, and motivation in academic development.
Dr. Donald J. Bolger, Assistant Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
How the brain learns to read; Sources of reading skill and impairment; How children learn the meaning of words.
Dr. Lucas Bulter, Assistant Professor (email@example.com)
Social learning, social cognition, and cognitive development in early childhood. How children's early learning is fundamentally shaped by the social context in which it occurs.
Dr. Kevin Dunbar, I-STEM Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thinking, Reasoning, and problem solving in complex domains such as science; Analogical Reasoning, Causal Reasoning, Inductive, Deductive, and Distributed Reasoning; Gender and science; Brain mechanisms or reasoning; Development of Scientific Thinking.
Kelly Mix, Professor & Chair (email@example.com)
Development of mathematics and number concepts; Early childhood; Symbol-referent mappings; Spatial skills and mathematics; Elementary mathematics instruction.
Dr. Richard W. Prather, Assistant Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Children's development with a focus on cognitive development involved in learning mathematics; Research involves lab and classroom based behavioral studies, along with computational modeling of the neural basis of behavior.
Dr. Geetha Ramani, Associate Professor (email@example.com)
Influence of social interactions on young children's cognitive development; Learning through cooperative play and activities; Early mathematics and problem-solving skills; Development and correlates of peer cooperation.
Dr. Kenneth Rubin, Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Social development; Peer interactions, relationships, and groups; Parenting and parentchild relationships; Social Withdrawal; Developmental psychopathology; Culture and cross-cultural comparisons.
Dr. Min Wang, Professor (email@example.com)
Language and reading acquisition; cross language and writing system comparisons; second language/bilingual literacy development.
Dr. Kathryn Wentzel, Professor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Adolescent social development ; motivation and self-regulation; interpersonal relationships and school adjustment; students' relationships with teachers and peers Dr. Allan Wigfield, Professor Development and socialization of motivation and self-concept; Gender differences; Achievement motivation; Self-regulation and learning; Motivation for literacy.
Dr. Allan Wigfield, Professor (email@example.com)
Development and socialization of motivation and self-concept; Gender differences; Achievement motivation; Self-regulation and learning; Motivation for literacy.