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Jennifer Van Reet

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

jvanreet@providence.edu
401-865-1824
Sowa Hall 160

Education:

Ph.D. - Psychology; University of Virginia

Area(s) of Expertise:

Early cognitive development, pretense and imagination, executive functioning in children


Selected Publications:

Sheehan, Kelly., Van Reet, Jennifer., Bloom, Christopher. Measuring preschoolers’ superstitious tendencies. Behavioural Processes, 91, 172-176.

Recent Presentations:

Van Reet, Jennifer., Cognitive Development Society, Memphis, TN, "Posters: The Status of Moral Reasoning in Children's Understanding of the Pretense-Reality Distinction & The Effect of Inhibitory Control on Preschoolers' Prosocial Behavior". October, 2013.

Van Reet, Jennifer., Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY, "Preschoolers' Understanding of Pretense Affects Trust of Unfamiliar Pretenders". March, 2013.

Van Reet, Jennifer., Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, "Poster: Measuring the Representation of Pretend Object Substitutions". May, 2012.

Van Reet, Jennifer., Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, PA, "Poster: Specifying the Relationship Between Pretense and Inhibitory Control in Preschoolers". October, 2011.

Van Reet, Jennifer., Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, "Inhibitory Control Facilitates Pretense Quality in Young Preschoolers & Children's Superstitious Tendencies: Three-to 5-Year-Old's Illusory Associations on a Touch-screen Task". May, 2011.


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