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  • Adults' and children's monitoring of story events in the service of comprehension 

    Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N.; Van den Broek, Paul; Kendeou, Panayiota; White, Mary Jane (Springer (New York), 2011-08)
    When reading narratives, adults monitor shifts in time, space, characters, goals, and causation. Shifts in any of these dimensions affect both moment-by-moment reading and memory organization. The extant developmental ...
  • Chapter 22 -- Emotion during reading and writing 

    Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
    For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the pivotal role of emotions in educational settings. This ground-breaking handbook is the first to highlight this emerging field of research and to ...
  • Depending on my mood: mood-driven influences on text comprehension 

    Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N. (American Psychological Association, 2011-08)
    Reading comprehension is a critical component of success in educational settings. To date, research on text processing in educational and cognitive psychological domains has focused predominantly on cognitive influences ...
  • A longitudinal study of preschool children's (Homo sapiens) sex segregation 

    Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Pellegrini, Anthony D.; Dupuis, Danielle; Hickey, Meghan; Hou, Yuefeng; Roseth, Cary; Solberg, David (American Psychological Association, 2010-05)
    In this 2-year longitudinal study, we hypothesized that sex of the human child (Homo sapiens), differences in physical activity, and time of the year would interact to influence preschool children's sex segregation. We ...
  • Making the right connections: Differential effects of reading intervention for subgroups of comprehenders 

    McMaster, Kristen L.; Van den Broek, Paul; Espin, Christine A.; White, Mary Jane; Rapp, David N.; Kendeou, Panayiota; Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Carlson, Sarah (Elsevier, 2012-02)
    The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of different types of questioning interventions on students' reading comprehension. Fourth-grade students (n = 246) were identified as struggling, average, or good readers ...
  • The role of mood on inferential processing 

    Mueller, Melinda K. (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    The way a reader comprehends a text is influenced by a number of factors; and one factor that may play a critical role is the reader’s mood. The extant literature documents that happy and sad moods elicit different processing ...
  • The role of working memory on mood and comprehension 

    Mueller, Melinda (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This study examined the relation between emotional experience and working memory, and their effects on reading comprehension processes. Previous research has shown that those with higher working memory feel emotions to the ...
  • Social dominance and theory of mind in early childhood 

    Dodge, Stephanie Renea (Wichita State University, 2013-05)
    This research examines whether or not there is a relationship between social dominance and theory of mind skills in three to five year old children. Twenty-seven three to five year old children were both rated and ranked ...
  • The role of self-conscious emotions on inference generation 

    Heisler, Jill D. (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    Emotion may play a critical role in a reader's ability to comprehend text. Past research has shown that happy and sad emotions influence processing, which can impact comprehension. More specific emotions, such as self-conscious ...