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Lynch School of Education

Marina Vasilyeva

associate professor
counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department

Marina Vasilyeva

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Room 239D

617.552.1755

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

 

   

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Chicago

 

EXPERTISE / INTERESTS

Cognitive development and language learning in the classroom context; the role of teachers and peers in language acquisition and literacy; sources of individual differences in mathematical learning.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Bowers, E., & Vasilyeva, M. (2011). The relation between teacher in put and lexical growth of preschoolers.  Applied Psycholinguistics, 32, 221-241.

Vasilyeva, M., Waterfall, H., Gamez, P., Gomez, L.E., Bowers, E., & Shimpi, M. (2010). Cross-linguistic syntactic priming in bilingual children.  Journal of Child Language, 37, 1037-1064.

Vasilyeva M., & Bowers, E. (2010).  Exploring the effects of similarity on mapping spatial relations.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 201, 221-239.

Vasilyeva, M., Casey, B., Dearing, E., & Ganley, C. (2009).  Measurement skills in low-income elementary school students: Exploring the nature of gender differences.  Cognition and Instruction, 27, 401-428.

Vasilyeva, M., Waterfall, H., & Huttenlocher, J. (2008).  Emergence of syntax:  Commonalities and differences across children.  Developmental Science, 11, 84-97.

Vasilyeva, M., Duffy, S., & Huttenlocher, J. (2007).  Developmental changes in the use of absolute and relative information:  The case of spatial extent.  Journal of Cognition and Development, 8, 455-471.

Vasilyeva, M., & Bowers, E. (2006).  Children's use of geometric information in mapping tasks.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 95, 255-277.

Vasilyeva, M., Huttenlocher, J., & Waterfall, H. (2006).  Effects of language intervention on syntactic skill levels of preschoolers.  Developmental Psychology, 42, 164-174.

Levine, S., Vasilyeva, M., Lourenco, S., Newcombe, N., & Huttenlocher, J. (2005). Socioeconomic status modifies the sex difference in spatial skill.  Psychological Science, 16, 841-845.

Vasilyeva, M. & Huttenlocher, J. (2004). Early development of scaling ability. Developmental Psychology, 40, 682-690.