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Ever wonder what happens AFTER your child participates in one of our projects? When we complete a study, we share our findings at conferences and in print. Here's a list of publications and presentations that report the results of studies conducted at Kid Think. 

 

Publications

 
Van Reet, J., Green, K., & Sobel, D. M. (in press). Preschoolers’ theory of mind knowledge  influences whom they trust about others’ theories of mind. Journal of Cognition and  Development.
 
Van Reet, J. (in press). Conflict inhibitory control facilitates pretense in young preschoolers.  Journal of Cognition and Development.
 
Van Reet, J. (2013-2014). The relationship between temperament and pretense in young  preschoolers. Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 33(4).
 
Sheehan, K. J., Van Reet, J., & Bloom, C. (2012). Measuring preschoolers’ superstitious  tendencies. Behavioural Processes, 91, 172-176. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2012.07.005
 

Presentations to Professional Societies

 
Fast, A., & Van Reet, J. (2013, October). The Status of Moral Reasoning in Children’s  Understanding of the Pretense-Reality Distinction. Poster presented at the biennial  meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Memphis, TN.
 
Wezdenko, A. & Van Reet, J. (2013, October). The Effect of Inhibitory Control on Preschoolers’  Prosocial Behavior. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive  Development Society, Memphis, TN.
 
Lavigne, C., Taylor, C., Van Reet, J., Male, A., & McNulty, K. (2013, April). Measuring the Role of  Inhibition in the Representation of Pretend Object Substitutions. Poster presented at the  biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.
 
Van Reet, J. (2013, April). Conflict inhibitory control facilitates pretense in young preschoolers.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child  Development, Seattle, WA.
 
Van Reet, J., & Sobel, D. M. (2013, April). Children’s understanding of pretense affects from  whom they learn. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in  Child Development, Seattle, WA.
 
Van Reet, J., & Sobel, D. M. (2013, March). Preschoolers’ understanding of pretense affects trust  of unfamiliar pretenders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern  Psychological Association, New York, NY.
 
McInnis, C., & Van Reet, J. (2012, October). The cognitive representation of fantasy versus  pretense. Poster presented at the meeting of the New England  Psychological Association,  Worchester, MA.
 
Van Reet, J., McInnis, C., & Fast, A. (2012, May). Measuring the representation of pretend  object substitutions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for  Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
 
Sheehan, K. J., Van Reet, J., & Bloom, C. (2012, May). Measuring preschoolers’ superstitious  tendencies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological  Association, Chicago, IL.
 
Van Reet, J., & Bogueszewski, K. (2011, October). Specifying the relationship between pretense  and inhibitory control in preschoolers. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the  Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, PA.
 
Van Reet, J. (2011, May). Inhibitory control facilitates pretense quality in young preschoolers.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington  D.C. 
 
Sheehan, K., & Van Reet, J. (2011, May). Children’s superstitious tendencies: Three to 5 year- old’s illusory associations on a touch-screen task. Poster presented at the meeting of the  Association for Psychological Science, Washington D.C.
 
Conway, S. & Van Reet, J. (2009, October). The relationship between inhibitory control and  drawing development in preschool children. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of  the Cognitive Development Society, San Antonio, TX.
 
Colletti, A. C., Maurio, L. M., & Van Reet, J. (2009, March). How movement affects children’s  memory of action words. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological  Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
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