Faculty Directory

Elida Laski

Program Director, Applied Psychology and Human Development BA Program, Associate Professor, Applied Developmental & Educational Psychology


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • Laski, E.V., Ermakova, A. †, Vasilyeva, M., & Halloran, K. †, (in press). Effects of Using One or More Manipulatives on Strategy Mastery and Generalization.  Journal of Experimental Education. doi.org/10.1080/00220973.2021.1973358
  • Vasilyeva, M., Laski, E.V., Veraksa, A., & Bukhalenkova, D. (2020). Leveraging measurement instruction to develop kindergartners’ numerical magnitude knowledge. Journal of Educational Psychologydoi.org/10.1037/edu0000653
  • Schiffman, J. †, & Laski, E.V (2018) Materials count: Linear-spatial materials improve young children’s addition strategies and accuracy, irregular arrays don’t.  PlosONE13(12), e0208832.
  • Laski, E.V., Schiffman, J., Vasilyeva, M., & Ermakova, A. (2016). Arithmetic accuracy in children from high- and low-income schools:  What do strategies have to do whith it?  AERAOpen. 2(2),  1-14.  doi: 10.1177/2332858416644219
  • Laski, E.V., & Dulaney, A. (2015). When prior knowledge interferes, inhibitory control matters for learning:  The case of numerical magnitude representations.  Journal of Educational Psychology, 107, 1035-1050. doi: 10.1037/edu0000034 
  • Collins, M., & Laski, E.V.(2015). Preschoolers' strategies for solving visual repeating pattern tasks.  Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 31, 204-214. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2015.04.004
  • Vasilyeva, M., Laski, E.V., Ermakova, A., Lai, W.F., Jeong, Y., Hachiagan, A. (2015). Re-examining the language account of cross-national differences in base-10 number representations. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 129, 12-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2014.08.004
  • Laski, E.V., Ermakova, A., & Vasilyeva, M. (2014). Early use of decomposition for addition and its relation to base-10 knowledge.  Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 35,444-454. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2014.07.002.
  • Laski, E.V., & Siegler, R.S. (2014). Learning from number board games: You learn what you encode.  Developmental Psychology, 50(3),853-864. doi: 10.1037/a0034321
  • Laski, E.V., & Yu, Q. (2014). Number line estimation and mental addition:  Examining the potential roles of language and education.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116, 29-44.
  • Laski, E.V., Reeves, T., Ganley, C., & Mitchell, R. (2013). Mathermatics teacher educators' perceptions and use of cognitive psychology research.  Mind, Brain, and Education, 7, 63-74.
  • Laski, E.V., Casey, B., Yu, Q., Dulaney, A., Heyman, M., & Dearing, E. (2013).  Spatial ability as a predictor of first grade girls' use of different arithmetic representations and strategies.  Learning and Individual Differences, 23, 123-130.
  • Laski, E. V., & Siegler, R. S. (2007). Is 27 a big number? Correlational and causal connections among numerical categorization, number line estimation, and numerical magnitude comparison. Child Development, 78, 1723-1743.