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UT Psychology at Society for Research in Child Development Conference in Austin this Week

Mon, April 3, 2017
UT Psychology at Society for Research in Child Development Conference in Austin this Week
SRCD Conference

Psychology Faculty & Grad Students
at Biennial Meeting of
Society for Research in Child Development Conference

Austin Convention Center & Hilton Austin Hotel
Austin, April 6-8, 2017

Preconference events held on Wednesday, April 5


UT Psychology will be well represented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conference (SRCD) biennial meeting in Austin this week. The meeting provides an opportunity for child development professionals and other researchers to connect and exchange information and ideas. The overarching theme for the 2017 Biennial Meeting is Developmental Science and Society.


UT Psychology Faculty Speaking at this year's conference



Dr. Cristine Legare:

8th Preconference on Religious and Spiritual Development: The Role of Cultural Processes in Religious and Spiritual Development

Wednesday: 10:15-11:15am   Culture & Religious Cognition: "Does the Body Survive Death? Cultural Variation in Beliefs about Life Everlasting"

Drs. Cristine Legare (presenter) and David Buss (guest discussant):

Evolutionary Preconference

Wednesday: 3:00-6:00pm    Rituals, Relationships, and Sex



Jacqui Woolley Lab:

Thursday: 3:45-5pm           poster presented by Michelle Jacson (U of Louisville)
Friday: 2:00-3:15pm           poster presented by Louise Bunce (Oxford Brookes University)
Saturday: 10:15-11:30am   2 posters  (Dr. Woolley and Rebecca Dore presenting)
Saturday:  4:15-5:30pm      2 posters (Sean Minns and Hui Li presenting)

Judy Langlois Lab:

Friday:  8-9:15am              poster presented by Stevie Schein

Cathy Echols Lab:

Saturday 12:15-1:30pm   poster presented by Dolly Rojo
Saturday 2:15-3:30pm     2 posters (Chantal Ramirez and Blaire Porter, Trinity University, presenting)

David Yeager Lab:

Friday: 12:15-1:45           Dr. Yeager on a panel on Behavioral Science & Public Policy
Saturday: 8:30-10am       Dr. Yeager speaking on “Intervening to Improve Adolescents’ Trajectories”
Saturday: 12:30-2pm       Two Yeager lab talks during “The new science of adolescent behavioral change: psychological and hormonal methods for leveraging social motivation” (Quinn, Hae Yeon)
Saturday: 4:15-5:30pm    poster presented by Hae Yeon

Amy Booth Lab:

Friday: 8:00-9:15am         poster presented by Jessie Raye

Alison Preston Lab:

Thursday: 10-11:30am     Margaret Schlichting presents as part of “Memory formation exhibits qualitative and quantitative changes across development”

Jessica Church Lab:

Friday: 2-3:15pm             Annie Zheng presents a poster.
Saturday: 12:30-2pm       Mary Abbe Roe presents a talk, and Dr. Church-Lang chairs a session: “Neuroimaging of factors that influence reading development"
Saturday: 4:30-6pm         Laura Engelhardt presents a talk, and Dr. Church-Lang chairs a session: “Cognitive Control Networks in Context” {*collaboration with Drs. Paige Harden and Elliot Tucker-Drob}

Cristine Legare Lab:

Thursday: 9:45-11am       Jennifer Clegg presents a poster.
Thursday: 12-1:30pm       Dr. Legare is the discussant and a co-author on a panel entitled, “Culture, Carrying, and Contact: Developmental Implications of Culturally-mediated Mother-Infant Physical Contact”
Thursday: 4-5:30pm         Dr. Legare chairs a panel on “New directions in social collaboration: Children create rules, solve tasks, and even lie collaboratively”
Friday: 8:15-9:45am        The lab has a talk during “Cultural Norm-Psychology: How toddlers and children use linguistic and behavioral cues to guide normative inferences and conduct”
Friday: 2:15-3:45pm        Justin Busch speaks during “Social influences on reasoning from evidence”
Saturday 8:30-10am        Nicole Wen speaks during “From the general to the specific: Cross-cultural insights into socialization and social-cognitive development from the Pacific”
Saturday: 12:15-1:30pm  poster presented by Aiyana Willard
Saturday 2:30-4pm          Justin Busch speaks during “Cultural variation in the development of folk ecological knowledge”
Saturday 4:15-5:30pm     David Sobel (Brown) has a poster with Dr. Legare

Tucker-Drob and Harden Labs:

Thursday: 4-5:30pm        Dr. Elliot Tucker-Drob is discussant for: “Integrating Genetic Discoveries for Educational Attainment and Human Development Research"
Friday: 10:15-11:45        Megan Patterson presents a talk as part of “The Role of Risk in Positive Youth Development"
Friday: 12:15-1:45          3 talks: Frank Mann, Travis Mallard, and Andrew Grotzinger as part of “Genetic Risk for Externalizing Behaviors”
Saturday: 12:30-2pm      Dr. Paige Harden is a discussant for: “Sexual Development during Adolescence: A Positive Perspective"
Saturday: 2:15-3:30pm   Samantha Freis presents a poster

Rebecca Neal-Beevers Lab:

Friday: 12-1:15pm          Bridget Davidson presents a poster.
Saturday: 2:15-3:30pm   Alexandra Dowd presents a poster.

James Booth Lab:

Thursday: 12-1:30pm      Ozlem Ece Demir-Lira presents a talk, and James chairs a session: “The effect of socio-economic inequality on the brain depends on age, cognitive, and environmental factors”
Friday: 12-1:15pm           Macarena Suarez Pellicioni presents a poster.
Saturday; 2:15-3:30pm    2 posters (Jeci Younger {*collaboration with Elliot Tucker-Drob} and Yael Weiss present)
Saturday: 4:15-5:30pm    Yael Weiss presents a poster.


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