Heidi Kloos

Heidi Kloos

Associate Professor

Edwards Center

5130 G EDWARDS 1

A&S Psychology - 0376

Professional Summary

Heidi Kloos’ research interests are the basics of knowledge development and children's STEM learning, using the lens of systems approaches. Her teaching interests lie in Statistics, Cognition, Learning, and Cognitive Development.

Education

Ph.D. in Psychology, Arizona State University Temple, AZ, 2001

M.A. in Psychology, Arizona State University Temple, AZ, 1998

Exchange Student in Psychology, Arizona State University Temple, AZ, 1996

Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology, Karl-Ulrich University Tuebingen, Germany, 1995

B.A. in Psychology, Karl- Ulrich University Tuebingen, Germany, 1994

Positions and Work Experience

08-20-2014 -To Present A&S Senate President, University of Cincinnati,

01-20-2013 -08-20-2014 Interim Head of Department, Psychology,

Research and Practice Interests

How does a systems approach to knowledge development inform STEM pedagogy? 
This research question is motivated by both: 
(1) a need to improve STEM competence in children, and
(2) inconsistencies in theoretical models and empirical findings on children's learning 

Research Support

Investigators:PI: Kloos 09-01-2007 -08-31-2012 National Science Foundation (REESE) Development and Change of Young Children's Misconceptions about Physics Role:PI $708,495 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:PI: Van Orden 01-01-2008 -12-31-2011 National Science Foundation (HSD) DHB Collaborative: Lifespan Dynamics of Cognition and Action Role:Co-PI $543,367 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:PI: Kloos 06-01-2006 -05-31-2007 University of Cincinnati Faculty Research Fellowship Completed

Grant: #DRL 0723638 Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 09-01-2007 -08-31-2013 National Science Foundation Development and Change of Young Children's Misconceptions about Physics Role:PI $708,495.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #BCS-0728743 Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid; Riley, Michael; Shockley, Kevin; Van Orden, Guy 01-15-2008 -12-31-2012 National Science Foundation DHB Collaborative: Lifespan Dynamics of Cognition and Action Role:PI $543,367.00 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #R03 HD055324 Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 08-05-2008 -07-31-2011 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development The Role of Congruence in Children's Intuitive Beliefs Role:PI $156,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #3 R03 HD055324-01A2S1 Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 06-01-2009 -09-30-2010 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development The Role of Congruence in Children's Beliefs about Physics (ARRA Supplement) Role:PI $16,569.00 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #NSF DRL-1114674 Investigators:Boat, Mary Barbara; Brown, Rhonda; Carr, Victoria; Johnson, Carla; Kloos, Adelheid; Kuschner, David; Meyer, Helen; Moomaw, Sally Coup; Pan, Wei; Plevyak, Linda 10-01-2011 -09-30-2013 National Science Foundation Playscapes: Designed Nature Environments to Promote Informal Science Learning Role:Collaborator $330,124.00 Active Level:Federal

Investigators:PI: Kloos 08-01-2008 -07-31-2011 NICHD The Role of Congruence in Children’ Beliefs About Physics Role:PI 156,000 Completed

Grant: #SMA-1263142 Investigators:Holden, John; Holloway, Stacie; Howe, Steven; Jacquez, Farrah; Kallen, Rachel; Kloos, Adelheid; Mcleish, Alison; Richardson, Michael; Riley, Michael; Shear, Paula; Whitton, Sarah 02-15-2013 -01-31-2016 National Science Foundation REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Complex Psychological Systems Role:Collaborator $255,714.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #BCS-1313889 Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 08-01-2013 -07-31-2015 National Science Foundation Control Parameter of Children's Beliefs: How to Capture the Interplay between Stability and Fluidity Role:PI $138,292.00 Completed

Investigators:PI: Kallen 06-20-2013 -05-20-2016 NSF REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Complex Psychological Systems Role:Co-PI 320,613 Active

Investigators:Kloos, Heidi; 04-01-2015 -05-20-2016 NSF Workshop: A common framework for early science learning: Are we there yet? $49,550 Denied

Investigators:PI: Kukreti 2015 Department of Education FITW: Enhancing STEM Student Success: A Scalable Integration of Best Practices Role:Co-PI Denied

Grant: #NSF DRL-1516191 Investigators:PI: Carr, Vicki 09-20-2015 -08-20-2018 NSF STEM in the PlayScape: Building Knowledge for Educational Practice Role:Co-PI $1,912,750 Active

Investigators:PI: Steven Buchberger 09-20-2015 -08-20-2020 NSF RED: Building a Long-Lasting All-Inclusive Culture of Knowledge Role:Co-PI $3,000,000 Denied

Investigators:Kloos, Heidi; Canfield, James 05-20-2015 -05-20-2016 University of Cincinnati ACT for Children on the Bubble: Developing a Math Program for Underprepared Low-Income Middle-School Students Role:PI 25,000 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Kloos, Heidi; Breiner, Jon; Gaskins, Whitney; Ossman, Kathy 08-01-2016 -07-31-2019 NSF iTest ITEST Strategies: Using LEGO Technology to Ignite Life-Long Learning in Urban Elementary-School Students Role:PI 1,199,893 Pending Type:Grant

Investigators:Kloos, Heidi; Canfield, James; 08-01-2016 -07-31-2018 IES Exploring After-school Settings: Does modulative practice improve high-school math competence? Role:PI $250,000 Pending Type:Grant

Grant: #DRL-1516191 Investigators:Boat, Mary Barbara; Brown, Rhonda; Carr, Victoria; Kloos, Adelheid; Maltbie, Catherine; Plano Clark, Vicki 01-15-2016 -12-31-2018 National Science Foundation STEM in the PlayScape: Building Knowledge for Educational Practice Role:Collaborator $1,116,905.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #2017 Mindplay Award Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 09-01-2017 -08-31-2019 MindPlay, Inc Empirically Testing the Efficacy of MindPlay on Students' Literacy Role:PI $69,804.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Grant: #Kloos- Faculty Bridge Program Investigators:Kloos, Adelheid 08-01-2018 -07-31-2019 UC's Research Support Mind and Math in Modulative Practice: Effect of Student-Guided Math Exposure Role:PI $8,420.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Kloos, H., Baker, H. & Waltzer, T. (2019). A Mind with a Mind of Its Own: How Complexity Theory Can Inform Early Science Pedagogy, Educational Psychology Review, 1-18. doi.org/10.1007/s10648-019-09472-6
  • Kloos, H., Waltzer, T., Maltbie, C., Brown, R. D., & Carr, V. (2018). Inconsistencies in Early Science Education: Can Nature Help Streamline State Standards?. Ecopsychology, 10(4), 243-258. doi.org/10.1089/eco.2018.0042.
  • Mano, Q. R., & Kloos, H. (2018). Sensitivity to the Regularity of Letter Patterns Within Print Among Preschoolers: Implications for Emerging Literacy. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 32(4), 1-13.
  • Kloos, H., Maltbie, C., Brown, R., & Carr, V. (2018). Listening in: Spontaneous Teacher Talk on Playscapes. Creative Education, 9(3), 426-441.
  • *Walton, A. E., Washburn, A., Langland‐Hassan, P., Chemero, A., Kloos, H., & Richardson, M. J. (2017). Creating Time: Social Collaboration in Music Improvisation. Topics in cognitive science.
  • *Stacy, S. T., *Cartwright, M., *Arwood, Z., Canfield, J. P., & Kloos, H. (2017). Addressing the math-practive gap in elementary school: Are tablets a feasible tool for informal math practice? Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 179. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00179.
  • *Castillo, R. D., *Waltzer, T., & Kloos, H. (2017). Hands-on experience can lead to systematic mistakes: A study on adults’ understanding of sinking objects. Cognitive research: principles and implications, 2(1), 28.
  • *Amaral, J. L., Romero, V., Kloos, H., & Richardson, M. J. (2017). Complexity and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Exploring Hysteresis in A Grasping Task. Aims Medical Science, 4(1), 113-130.
  • *Wight, R. A., Kloos, H., Maltbie, C. V., & Carr, V. W. (2016). Can playscapes promote early childhood inquiry towards environmentally responsible behaviors? An exploratory study. Environmental Education Research, 22(4), 518-537.
  • Hardcastle, C., *White, E; Kloos, H., Hardcastle, V. G. (2016). Heavy objects and small children: Developmental data extend the passive frame theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39.
  • *Castillo, G.R., Kloos, H, Richardson, M.J., *Waltzer, T. (2015). Beliefs as Self-Sustaining Networks: Drawing Parallels Between Networks of Ecosystems and Adults’ Predictions. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1-13.
  • *Castillo, G.R., Kloos, H., Holden, J.G., Richardson, M.J. (2015). Fractal coordination in adults' attention to hierarchical visual patterns, Nonlinear Dynamics Psychology and Life Sciences
  • *Coey, C.A., *Hassebrock, J., Kloos, H., Richardson, M.J. (2015). The complexities of keeping the beat: dynamical structure in the nested behaviors of finger tapping. Attention Perception & Psychophysics
  • *Castillo G. R., Kloos, H., Holden, J., & Richardson, M. (2015). Long-rang Correlations and Patterns of Recurrence in Children’s Attention to Hierarchical Displays. Frontiers in Physiology: Physiology and Network Science.
  • Sloutsky, V. M., Deng, W., Fisher, A., & Kloos, H. (2015). Conceptual influences on induction: A case for late onset. Cognitive Psychology. doi:10.1016/j.cogpsych.2015.08.005
  • *Wight, A. R., Kloos, H., Maltbie, C. V. & Carr, V. W. (2015): Can playscapes promote early childhood inquiry towards environmentally responsible behaviors? An exploratory study. Environmental Education Research, DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2015.1015495
  • *Withcomb, D., Carrasco, R., Neuman, A., & Kloos, H. (2015). Correlational research to examine the relation between attachment and sensory modulation in young children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69(4), 5-23.
  • Wallot, S., O’Brien, B. A., Haussmann, A., Kloos, H., &

    Book Chapter

    • Fisher, A.V. & Kloos, H. (2015). Development of selective sustained attention: The Role of Executive Functions. In L. Freund, P. McCardle, and J. Griffin (Eds.), Executive Function in Preschool Age Children: Integrating Measurement, Neurodevelopment and Translational Research. APA Press.
    • Kloos, H., *Baker, H., *Luken, E., Brown, R. Pfeiffer, D. & Carr, V. (2012). Preschoolers Learning Science: Myth or Reality? In H. Kloos, B. J. Morris and J. L. Amaral (Eds.), Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition (p.p. 45-70). Rijeka, Croatia: Tech - Open Access Publisher.
    • *Amaral, J. L., *Collins, S.,  *Bohache, K. T., & Kloos, H. (2012). Beyond the Black-and-White of Autism: How Cognitive Performance Varies with Context. In H. Kloos, B. J. Morris and J. L. Amaral (Eds.), Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition (p.p. 145-170). Rijeka, Croatia: Tech - Open Access Publisher.
    • *Castillo, R. D., Van Orden, G., & Kloos, H. (2011). The Embodiment of Time Estimation. In A. Vatakis, A. Esposito, M. Giagkou, F. Cummins, & G. Papadelis (Eds.), Time and Time Perception 2010, LNAI 6789, (pp. 196–206). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
    • Van Orden, G.C., Kloos, H., & *Wallot, S. (2011). Living in the Pink: Intentionality, Wellbeing, and Complexity. In C. A. Hooker (Ed.), Philosophy of Complex Systems. Handbook of the Philosophy of Science, Amsterdam: Elsevier. (pp. 639-682).
    • *Hollis, J., Kloos, H., & Van Orden, G. C. (2009). Origins of order in cognitive activity. In S. Guastello, M. Koopmans, & D. Pincus (Eds.), Chaos and complexity: Recent advances and future directions in the theory of nonlinear dynamical systems, pp 206-241. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.         
    • Kloos, H., & Van Orden, G. C. (2009). Soft-assembled mechanisms for the unified theory. In J.P. Spencer, M. Thomas, & J. McClelland (Eds.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic Systems Theory Re-Considered, pp 253-267. Oxford University Press.
    • Van Orden, G. C, & Kloos, H. (2005). The question of phonology and reading. In M. S. Snowling, & C. Hulme, (Eds.). The science of reading: A handbook, pp 61-78. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

    Peer Reviewed Conference/Workshop Proceedings

    • *Cartwright, M., Kloos, H., Mano, Q., & Hord, C. (2018). Child-guided math practice: The role of regulatory emotional self-efficacy for children experiencing homelessness. In T. T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. W. Kalish (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1452-1457). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    • Castillo, R., *Waltzer, T, & Kloos, H. (2016). Ambiguity and Representational Stability: What is the role of embodied experiences? In Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D., & Trueswell, J.C. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1080-1085). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Amaral, J., Kloos, H., Richardson, (2015). Social Cues Affect Grasping Hysteresis in ASD. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp 96-101). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Cessna, T. C., *McAlister, S. C., Kloos, H., Frank, R. A., (2014). Effect of naming on haptic memory in children and adults: Is it similar to olfactory memory? In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 307-312). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Amaral, J. L., *Collins, S. *O’Connor, S., *McAlister, S., Kloos, H., & Luzzi, C. D. (2013). Shape categorization in autism: Does it follow the pattern of typical development? Proceedings of the 35rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Malone, M., *Castillo R.D., Holden, J. G., Kloos, H., & Richardson, M. J. (2013). Dynamic Structure of Joint-Action Stimulus-Response Activity. Proceedings of the 35rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 966-971). Berlin, Germany: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Coey, C. A., *Hassebrock, J., Kloos, H., & Richardson, M. J. (2013). Fractal structure of the nested actions in keeping the beat. Proceedings of the 35rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Bohache, K. T., Kloos, H., & Richardson, M. J. (2012). Developmental Trends in the Dynamics of Spontaneous Coordination in 5-, 7-, and 9-year-olds. Proceedings of the 34rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Tokyo, Japan: Cognitive Science Society.
    • Kloos, H. (2011). Emergence of Higher-Order Transitivity across Development: The Importance of Local Task Difficulty. Proceedings of the First Joint International Conference on Learning and Development and Epigenetic Robotics. Frankfurt, Germany: IEEE.
    • *Baker, H., *Haussmann, A., Kloos, H., & Fisher, A. (2011). Preschoolers' learning about buoyancy: Does it help to give away the answer? Proceedings of the First Joint International Conference on Learning and Development and Epigenetic Robotics. Frankfurt, Germany: IEEE.
    • *Gresham, L., Kloos, H., *Wallot, S., & Van Orden, G. (2011). Fractals in children's time estimation: Evidence for developing coordination. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Boston, MA: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Pfeiffer, D., Kloos, H., & *Bullard, D. P. (2011). Learning to balance a beam: The Effect of instabilty. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Boston, MA: Cognitive Science Society.
    • *Castillo, R., Kloos, H., *Vanderburgh, S., & Holden, J. (2011). Coordination of attention to local and global features: Fractal patterns in a speeded-categorization task. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognit

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Ramon Castillo & Heidi Kloos (08-19-2010. ) One Cannot ♂ Do Without the Other: Bridging the Dichotomy of Local vs. Global Processing .Fifth Annual Workshop on Cognitive Dynamics, University of Conneticut, Storrs, CT. Workshop. . Level:National

Kloos (03-20-2014. ) Complexity in Action: What the Laws of Thermodynamics Tell us About Conceptual Change .Kent State University. Level:Department

Kloos (07-20-2014. ) A Gestalt for Abduction in Children’s Reasoning .University of Illinois. Level:Department

Poster Presentations

Kloos, H., Silverman, A., & Fenstermaker, B. (2007. ) Preschoolers Understanding of Density: Type of Knowledge or Effect of Task Context? .Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe NM . .

Kloos, H., & Sloutsky, V.M. (2005. ) When Preschooler Fails to Show Knowledge of Causal Structure .Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, GA. .

Haddad, J., Kloos, H., & Keen, R. (2004. ) Cognitive Strategies in a Dynamic Search Task: The Effects of Congruent and Conflicting Cues. International Conference of Infant Studies, Chicago, IL. .

Kloos, H., & Sloutsky, V.M. (2004. ) Are Natural Kinds Psychologically Distinct from Nominal Kinds? Evidence from Learning and Development .Cognitive Science Society, Chicago, IL. .

Kloos, H. (2003. ) How Do Children Understand Shadows? The Importance of Congruent Physical Relations. Cognitive Development Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. .

Kloos, H., & Keen, R. (2003. ) Analyzing toddlers’ failure in a search task .Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL. .

Kloos, H., & Somerville, S. C. (2003. ) Mass, volume and density: Children’s sensitivity to logical congruence .Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL. .

Kloos, H., & Amazeen, E. L. (2001. ) The size-weight illusion in preschoolers .11th International Conference on Perception and Action, Storrs, CT. .

Kloos, H. (2001. ) Investigating preschoolers’ sensitivity to the mass/volume relation: A naturalistic training study .Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN. .

Kloos, H., & Somerville, S. C. (1999. ) Fostering conceptual change in children’s understanding of sinking objects .Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM. .

Jones, C., Covey, A., Arwood, Z., Kloos, H. & Mano, Q. (2015. ) Developing sensitivity to the statistical regularities of subword orthography: Biagrams before trigrams? .Poster presented at the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH.,

Kloos, H. et al. (2015. ) The Return of the Robot: Comparing Measures of Complexity to Capture Task Constraints on Kids. .Tenth Annual Workshop on Cognitive Dynamics. Storrs, CT.,

Walzer, T & Kloos, H. (2015. ) Asking for explicit explanations affects preschoolers’ predictions. .Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.,

Kloos, H. (2015. ) Emergence of Novel Behavioral Stability: Defining the Necessary Context of Self-Organization. .Symposium organized for the International Convention of Psychological Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Kloos, H. (2015. ) Children’s Predictions: Flow-Networks Approach to Measuring Changes in Stability. .Talk presented at the International Convention of Psychological Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Kloos, H. (2015. ) Emergence of children’s beliefs about physics: a byproduct of a need for order? .Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Colloquium

Heidi Kloos (04-2010). University of Windsor; Canada; Department of Psychology, . Other Institution. Level:International

Heidi Kloos (03-2010). Teachers College Columbia University; Department of Human Development. Other Institution. Level:National

Lecture

Kloos et al. Kloos, H. *Castillo, R. D., & Richardson, M., (2014). A Network Approach to Measuring Stability in Predictive Learning. Talk presented at the Ninth Annual Workshop on Cognitive Dynamics. Storrs, CT.

Event Organized

Talk Series: Children's Learning & Development

Talk Series: Children's Learning & Development Lecture 01-01-2010 05-30-2010 Arlit Center; 10 meetings in 2010l Level:University

Learning through Play

Learning through Play Conference 03-19-2010 Cincinnati Museum Center Level:Local

Learn through Play

Learn through Play Workshop 03-20-2014 Cincinnati Museum Center Level:Local

Ready - Set - Go

Ready - Set - Go Workshop 10-20-2014 University of Cincinnati Level:University

Thermodynamics of Meaning

Thermodynamics of Meaning Workshop 10-20-2014 UC Level:Department

Honors and Awards

1992 -1992 ‘Stipendium des Deutschen Volkes’ Nomination for the ‘Stipendium des Deutschen Volkes’, Rudolf Koch, Germany, 05/1992 Status:Nomination Level:National Type:Monetary

08-1995 -05-1996 University Exchange Student Scholarship University Exchange Student Scholarship, Karl-Ulrich University, 08/1995 – 05/1996 Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Monetary

2000 -2000 DeMund Memorial Scholarship Nomination for the DeMund Memorial Scholarship, ASU Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Monetary

08-2000 -05-2001 Graduate Research Award Graduate Research Award, ASASU, ASU Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Monetary

08-1996 -05-2001 University Graduate Scholarship University Graduate Scholarship, ASU ASU Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Fellowship

2002 -2002 Travel Grant Travel Grant, National Science Foundation, 06/2002 National Science Foundation Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Monetary

2005 -2005 Faculty Research Fellowship Faculty Research Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, 12/2005 Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Fellowship

2007 -2007 Breakfast of Champions Invitation to the Breakfast of Champions, 04/2007 Status:Nomination Type:Recognition

Instructor of the Year Department of Psychology, UC Type:Recognition

04-20-2014 Advisor of the Year Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Recognition

Service

APA (Site Visitor ) Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National

Fairview German Elementary School Representative Type:Community Service Level:Local

Ohio Academy of Science Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State

(UC University Research Council ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service

Cognition Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service 10-10-2010

Cognitive Science Society Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service 03-10-2010

(Department's Award Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service

(Undergraduate Curriculum Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Freshman Orientation Discussant Type:University/College Service Level:College

Space Committee Member Type:Departmental Service

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service 12-04-2010

(Undergraduate Research Coordinator ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service

Department Head Type:Departmental Service 01-20-2013 -08-20-2014

(A&S Senate ) President-Elect Type:University/College Service 08-20-2014 -To Present

Program Director Type:Community Service Level:Local -To Present

(UG Curriculum Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department -To Present

NSF Review Board/Panel Type:Grant Panel Level:National 04-20-2014

Site Visitor (APA ) 04-20-2014

Site Visitor (APA ) 10-20-2014

Peer Review/Referee -To Present

Type:Departmental Service

President, A&S Faculty Senate Type:University/College Service

Chair, A&S Instructional Innovations Advisory Council Type:University/College Service

Member, A&S Academic Program Review Committee Type:University/College Service

Member, A&S College RPT Committee Type:University/College Service

Organizer, ACT Tutoring Program Type:Community Service

APA Site Visitor Type:Service to Professional Associations

Member, UC University Research Council Type:University/College Service

Presenter; Yearly Learn-through-Play Workshop, Cincinnati Museum Center Type:Public

Post Graduate Training and Education

2001-2003 Physical knowledge in toddlers, , University of Massachusetts, , Amherst, MA

2003-2005 Domain-general reasoning across development, , Ohio State University, , Columbus, OH

Professional Affiliation

Cognitive Development Society,

Cognitive Science Society,

Society for Research in Child Development,

International Society on Infant Studies,

Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences,

American Psychological Association,

Courses Taught

Introduction to Psychology

15-PSYC-274 INTRO TO STAT MTHDS Level:Undergraduate

Cognition and Learning

Theory of Development

15-PSYC-380 RES METHODS IN PSY Research Methods in Human Learning Level:Undergraduate

Research Thesis

15-PSYC-275 INTERMED PSYCH STAT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-280 RES METHODS LECTURE Level:Undergraduate

RS METHODS: CHLD LR Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-201 INTRO METH & STAT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-342 COGNITIVE DEVELOP Level:Undergraduate

Cognitive Development Level:Undergraduate

Special Topics in Cognition, Action, Perception Level:Graduate

PSYC 2025 Psychology of Development, Learning, and Change Level:Undergraduate

Faculty Development Activities

Children's Learning and Development Ongoing Interdisciplinary Talk Series with graduate students and faculty members interested in learning and development, Arlitt Center Type:Seminar

08-11-2010 -08-14-2010 32nd Annual Conference Cognitive Science Society Austin, TX Type:Conference Attendance

08-19-2010 -08-20-2010 Fifth Annual Workshop on Cognitive Dynamics University of Conneticut, Storrs, CT Type:Workshop

01-04-2010 -01-08-2010 Complexity Havanna, Cuba Type:Conference Attendance

Class Preparation Cognitive Development, Psychology

02-2010 PI Meeting Washington, DC Type:Workshop

12-20-2014 Flipped Classrooms Type:Workshop