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CV: Anna_Shusterman_CV


Cheung, P, Toomey, M, Jiang, H, Stoop, T, Shusterman, A. (in press). Acquisition of the counting principles during the subset-knower stages: Insights from children’s errors. Developmental Science.

Barth, H., & Shusterman, A. (2021). Numerical cognition needs more and better distinctions, not fewer. Behavioral Brain Sciences. [commentary on target article] preprint

Vieites, V., Reeb-Sutherland, B., Shusterman, A., & Pruden, S. (2019). Using hippocampal-dependent eyeblink conditioning to predict individual differences in spatial reorientation strategies in 3- to 6-year-olds. Developmental science, e12867. link

Shusterman, A., May, N., Melvin, S., Kumar, S., Blumenstock, S., Toomey, M., & Lewis, S. (2019, September 23). Working in the research-to-practice gap: Case studies, core principles, and a call to action. link

Slusser, E., Ribner, A., & Shusterman, A. (2019). Language counts: Early language mediates the relationship between parent education and children’s math ability. Developmental science22(3), e12773. link

Shusterman, A., Cheung, P., Taggart, J., Bass, I., Berkowitz, T., Leonard, J., Schwartz, A. (2017). Conceptual correlates of counting: Children’s spontaneous matching and tracking of large sets reflects their knowledge of the cardinal principle. Journal of Numerical Cognition, 3(1), 1-30link

Carey, S., Shusterman, A., Haward, P., and DiStefano, R., (2017). Do analog number representations underlie the meanings of children’s first verbal numerals? Cognition, 168, 243-255. pdf

Shusterman, A. & Li, P. (2016). Frames of reference in spatial language acquisition. Cognitive Psychology. link

Shusterman, A. & Li, P. (2016). A framework for work on frames of reference. In: Barner, D. and Baron, A., (Eds.), Core Knowledge and Conceptual Change, Oxford University Press. (Please email me directly.)

Cheung, M.P., Slusser, E., & Shusterman, A. (2016). A 6-month longitudinal study on numerical estimation in preschoolers. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society. pdf

Shusterman, A., Slusser, E., Halberda, J., & Odic, D. (2016). Acquisition of the cardinal principle coincides with improvement in Approximate Number System acuity in preschoolers. PloS One11(4), e0153072. link

Schug, M. G., Shusterman, A., Barth, H., & Patalano, A. L. (2015). Early group bias in the Faroe Islands: Cultural variation in children’s group-based reasoning. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-27. pdf

Feld, L. & Shusterman, A. (2015). Into the pressure cooker: Student stress in high-pressure college preparatory schools. Adolescence, 41, 31-42. pdf

Leonard, J., Berkowitz, T., & Shusterman, A. (2014). The effect of friendly touch on delay-of-gratification in preschool children. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. link

Schug, M., Shusterman, A., Barth, H., & Patalano, A. (2013). Minimal group membership influences children’s responses to novel group experiences with group members.Developmental Science, 16(1), 47-55. link

Shusterman, A., Lee, S.A., & Spelke, E.S. (2011). Cognitive effects of language on human navigation. Cognition, 120(2), 186-201. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2011.04.004 link

Pyers, J., Shusterman, A. Senghas, A., Emmorey, K., Spelke, E. (2010). Evidence from users of an emerging sign language reveals that language supports spatial cognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. link

Shusterman, A., Gibson, D., & Finder, B. (2010). Early acquisition of the word “two.” Proceedings of the 2009 Boston University Conference on Language Development, Cascadilla Press. pdf

Shusterman, A. Feld, L., Baer, L. & Keuthen, N. (2009). Affective regulation in trichotillomania: Evidence from a large-scale internet survey. Behavior research and therapy, 47(8), 637-44. pdf

Shusterman, A., Lee, S. A., & Spelke, E. (2008). Young children’s spontaneous use of geometric information in maps. Developmental Science, 11(2), F1-F7. pdf

Lee, S.A., Shusterman, A., & Spelke, E. (2006). Reorientation and landmark-guided search in children: Evidence for two systems. Psychological Science, 17(7), 577-582. pdf

Shusterman, A. & Spelke, E. (2005). Language and the development of spatial reasoning. In P. Carruthers, S. Laurence and S. Stich (eds.), The Structure of the Innate Mind. Oxford University Press. pdf