A newsletter of Div. 7
July 2015 Download Issue (PDF, 1MB)
Div. 7 will be collaborating with other divisions through joint task forces, special projects and sessions at APA convention.
- When parents become ineffective stress buffers, do peers step in?
The Dissertation Award winner's work focuses on adolescents and social buffering.
By Jenalee Doom
Early Career Research Grant
- Metacognitive processes in development: Assessing metacognitive knowledge and behavior and executive functioning in young children
The Div. 7 Early Career Research Grant winner 's study is designed to measure early metacognition comprehensively in young children.
By Loren Marulis
Early Career Outstanding Paper Award
- Learning from number board games: You learn what you encode
This paper offers a concrete technique for improving young children's mathematical knowledge, within a theoretical framework, that can inform the design of instructional interventions.
By Elida Laski
- What's mom got to do with it? Contributions of maternal execution function and caregiving to the development of executive function across early childhood
This paper provides the first concurrent analysis of the relative contributions of maternal executive functions and caregiving to early childhood executive functions.
By Kimberly Cuevas
- Declines in efficacy of anti-bullying programs among older adolescents: Theory and a three-level meta-analysis
This paper indicated that whereas bullying appears to be prevented effectively in seventh grade and below, beyond that the average drops to zero.
By David Yeager
In this issue
- Div. 7 members are influencing legal decision making
Division members' research influences laws and policies that improve children's lives and promote justice.
By Gail S. Goodman