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Barth Authors Article on Children’s Mathematical Thinking

Hilary Barth, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior, is the lead author of a new article on the intuitive foundations of children’s mathematical thinking. The article, co-authored with collaborators at Harvard University, is titled “Children’s multiplicative transformations of discrete and continuous quantities.” It will appear in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology in 2009, in a special issue devoted to the typical development of numerical cognition.

Barth, Students Present Child Development Research

Keera Bhandari ’08/MA ’09 presented her research at the 2009 Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), held in Denver, Colo. from April 2-4. The poster presentation, co-authored with Hilary Barth, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior, was titled “Acquiring Knowledge from Others: Preschoolers’ Use of Testimony.”

Jessica Sullivan ’08 presented a poster co-authored by Kyle MacDonald ’10, Annie Paladino ’09 and Barth at the 2009 Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), titled “Children’s Mappings of Number Words to Large Numerosities.”

Barth Author of Article on Arithmetic in Children

Hilary Barth, assistant professor of psychology, is the co-author of “Nonsymbolic, approximate arithmetic in children: Evidence for abstract addition prior to instruction,” published in the journal Developmental Psychology, September 2008.