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University of California, Berkeley
School Psychology Students Publications and Presentations
2009 to Present

(School Psychology Students Bolded; Faculty Underlined)

 

Refereed Journal Articles

Mello, Z. R., Bhadare, D. K., Fearn, E. J., Galaviz, M., Hartmann, E. S., & Worrell, F. C. (2009). The window, the river, and the novel: Examining adolescents’ conceptualizations of the past, the present, and the future. Adolescence, 44, 539–556.

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., & Andretta, J. R. (2009). Variation in how frequently adolescents think about the past, the present, and the future in relation to academic achievement. Diskurs Kindheits und Jugendforschung [Research on Child and Adolescent Development], 4, 173–183.

Kover, D. J., & Worrell, F. C. (2010). The influence of instrumentality beliefs on intrinsic motivation: A study of high achieving adolescents. Journal of Advanced Academics, 21, 470–498. doi:10.1177/1932202X1002100305

Dagys, N., McGlinchey, E. L., Talbot, L. S., Kaplan, K. A., Dahl, R. E., & Harvey, A. G. (2011). Double trouble? The effects of sleep deprivation and chronotype on adolescent affect. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 660–667. doi:10.111/j.1469-7610.20111.02502.x

Eisen, A. R., Sussman, J. M., Schmidt, T., Mason, L., Hausler, L. A., & Hashim, R. (2011). Separation Anxiety Disorder. In D. McKay & E. A. Storch (Eds.), Handbook of child and adolescent anxiety disorders (pp. 245–259). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Meyer, E. L., Schaefer, B. A., Merino Soto, C., Simmons, C., Anguiano, R., Brett, J., Holman, A., Martin, J. F., Hata, H. K., Roberts, K. J., Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2011). Factor structure of Child Behavior Scale scores in Peruvian preschoolers. Psychology in the Schools, 48, 931–942. doi:10.1002/pits.20596

Mallett, R. K., Mello, Z. R., Wagner, D. E., Worrell, F. C., Nelson Burrow, R., & Andretta, J. R. (2011). Do I belong? It depends on when you ask. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 432–436. doi:10.1037/a0025455

Young, A. E., Worrell, F. C., & Gabelko, N. H. (2011). Predictors of success in accelerated and enrichment summer mathematics courses for academically talented students. Journal of Advanced Academics, 22, 558–577. doi:10.1177/1932202X11413886

Worrell, F. C., & Erwin, J. O. (2011). Best practices in identifying students for gifted and talented education (GATE) programs. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 27, 319–340. doi:10.1080/15377903.2011.615817

Erwin, J. O., & Worrell, F. C. (2012). Assessment practices and the underrepresentation of minority students in gifted and talented education. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 30, 74–87. doi:10.1177/0734282911428197

Green, C. T., Long, D., Green, D., Iosif, A., Dixon, J., Miller, M., & Schweitzer, J. (2012). Will working  memory training generalize to improve off-task behavior in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Neurotherapeutics 9, 639–648. doi:10.1007/s13311-012-012

Mello, Z. R., Mallett, R. K., Andretta, J. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2012). Stereotype threat and school belonging in adolescents from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 17(1), 9–14.

Morash, V., Connell-Pensky, A., Urqueta-Alfaro, A., & McKerracher, A. (2012). A review of haptic spatial abilities in the blind. Spatial Cognition and Computation, 12, 83-95. doi:10.1080/13875868.2011.599901

Andretta, J. R., Worrell, F. C., Mello, Z. R., Dixson, D. D., & Baik, S. H. (2013). Demographic group differences in adolescents’ time attitudes. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 289–301. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.11.005

Ferrer, E. Whitaker, K., Steel, J., Green, C. T., & Bunge, S. A. (2013). White matter maturation supports the development of reasoning ability through its influence on processing speed. Developmental Science, 16, 1467–7687. doi:10.1111/desc.12088

Sussman, J., Beaujean, A. A., Worrell, F. C., & Watson, S. (2013). An analysis of Cross Racial Identity Scale (CRIS) scores using classical test theory and item response models. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 46, 136-153. doi:10.1177/0748175612468594

Sussman, J., & Tasso, A. F. (2013). The Mesulam Continuous Performance Test: Age-related and gender differences in the sustained attention of elementary school children. The New School Psychology Bulletin, 10, 1–13.  

Teja, Z., & Schonert-Reichl, K. A. (2013). Peer relations of Chinese adolescent newcomers:  Relations of peer group integration and friendship quality to psychological and school adjustment.  Journal of International Migration and Integration, 14, 535-556. doi:10.1007/s12134-012-0253-5  

Morash, V., & McKerracher, A. (2014). The relationship between tactile graphics and mathematics for students with visual impairments. Terra Haptica, 4, 13–22.

McKerracher, A. (in press). Math at your fingertips: Children’s use of fingers in the acquisition of the number concept. New School Psychology Bulletin.

 

Book Chapters

Worrell, F. C., & Young, A. E. (2011). Gifted children in urban settings. In T. L. Cross & J. R. Cross (Eds.), Handbook for counselors serving students with gifts and talents: Development, relationships, school issues, and counseling needs/interventions (pp. 137–151). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Harvey, A. G., & Dagys, N. (2012). Sleep disorders in adults. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of evidence-based practice in clinical psychology, Vol. II: Adult disorders (pp. 459 – 475). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Wilton, A., & McKerracher, A. (in press). Assistive technology use by students with cerebral visual impairment: Considerations for assessment and instructional programming. In A. H. Lueck & G. Dutton (Eds.), Impairment of vision due to disorders of the visual brain in childhood: A practical approach. New York, NY: American Foundation for the Blind Press.

Worrell, F. C., & Dixson, D. D. (in press). Racial/ethnic and gender identity in gifted classrooms. In C. Hudley (Ed.), Adolescent identity and schooling. New York, NY: Routledge.

Worrell, F. C., Ernandes Naecker, J. Gerchow, C. E., Green, C., Kunesh, C. E., & McGee, A. (in press). Complicating the thinking of trainee consultants in consultee-centered consultation. In C. Hatzichristou & S. Rosenfield (Eds.), International handbook of consultation in international settings. New York, NY: Routledge. (H)

 

Non-Refereed and Other Publications

Worrell, F. C., & White, L. H. (2009). Bringing evidence to bear on gifted education. [Review of the book Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says]. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 3, 259–261.

Ernandes, J., Hauser, A., Quick, H., Aylward, J., Parrish, D. (2011.) First 5 LA School Readiness parent engagement provider survey results. San Mateo, CA: American Institutes for Research.  

Hauser, A., Fain, G., Quick, H., Ernandes, J., & Parrish, D. (2011). First 5 LA School Readiness Initiative parent survey: Full administration results. San Mateo, CA: American Institutes for Research.

Parrish, T., Poland, L., Arellanes, M., & Ernandes, J. (2011.) Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates. San Mateo, CA: American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://www.air.org/files/CA_CC_Middle_Grades_Report_Final.pdf

Quick, H. E., Manship, K., Parrish, D., Madsen, S., Lyman-Munt, E., Ernandes, J.,.…Jung, Y. (2011). Evaluation of the First 5 LA Family Literacy Initiative: Final evaluation report.  San Mateo, CA: American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://www.first5la.org/files/07096_FL_Final_Comprehensive_Evaluation_Report_final_011211.pdf

Bridges, M., & Dagys, N. (2012). Who will teach our children? Building a qualified early childhood workforce to teach English­language learners. New Journalism on Latino Children, 1–6. University of California, Berkeley: Institute of Human Development.

Bridges, M., Dagys, N., Ly, J., & Fuller, B. (2012). Features of quality in early care and education: Recent, rigorous evidence on what matters most for children. University of California, Berkeley and UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities.

Sussman, J., Diakow, R., & Saxe, G. (2012). The efficacy of the Learning Mathematics through Representations (LMR) Lesson Sequence using California Standards Test (CST) as an outcome measure.  Technical report submitted to IES at close of research grant.

White, L. H., & Worrell, F. C. (2012). Intersections of race, identity, and academic achievement: An essay review of Racialized identities: Race and achievement among African American Youth by Na’ilah Suad Nasir. Human Development, 55, 97-104. doi:10.1159/000338536

Dagys, N. (2013). Ian Osborn. Can Christianity cure Obsessive­Compulsive Disorder? A psychiatrist explores the role of faith in treatment. Theology and Science, 11, 79.

McKerracher, A. (in press). RTI for mathematics. [Review of the book Understanding RTI in mathematics: Proven methods and applications, by R. Gersten & R. Newman-Gonchar (Eds.)] NASP Communique.

 

Scales

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Anguiano, R. M., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2010). The Adolescent Time Inventory – Spanish. Unpublished scale. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs & the University of California, Berkeley.

Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Ling, S. C., & Xu, H. (2013). The Adolescent Time Inventory – Chinese. Unpublished scale. San Francisco State University & University of California, Berkeley.

 

Conference Presentations

Andretta, J. R., Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Baik, S. H., Coté, J. S., Dixson, D. D., & Ramarajan, D. (2009, May). How do adolescents’ attitudes toward the past, the present, and the future predict academic achievement? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Mello, Z. R., Ramarajan, D., Coté, J. S., Andretta, J. R., Baik, S. H., Dixson, D. D., & Worrell, F. C. (2009, May). African American and Latino adolescents’ perceptions of barriers and academic outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Andretta, J. R., Mello, Z. R., Worrell, F. C., Baik, S. H., Coté, J. S., Dixson, D. D., & Ramarajan, D. (2009, August). Gender and racial/ethnic differences in adolescents’ attitudes toward the past, the present, and the future. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Ling, S., & Worrell, F. C. (2009, August). The relationship between self-efficacy and academic achievement in a Singapore sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Simmons, C. & Worrell, F. C. (2009, August). Why reliability and validity matter in studying cultural identities. In F. C. Worrell (Chair), Opening up quantitative psychology: Encouraging diversity in focus, participation, and application. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Worrell, F. C., & White, L. H. (2009, August). Ethnic identity and academic orientation: A complicated relationship. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

McKerracher, A. (2010, January). Math at your fingertips: On the relationship between finger and number across the lifespan. Paper presented at the University of California Special Education, Disability and Developmental Risk (UCSPEDDR) Conference, Santa Barbara, CA.

Green, C. T., Long, D. L., Miller, M., Dixon, J. F., Fassbender, C., & Schweitzer, J. (2010, March). Will computerized working memory training improve observable ADHD behavior? Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Canada.

Mello, Z. R., Roberts, K. J., Worrell, F. C., & Monaghan, P. L. (2010, March). African American developmental trajectories of educational expectations: Connecting adolescent expectations to adult attainment. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescents, Philadelphia, PA.

Erwin, J., & Worrell, F. C. (2010, May). Examining a new self-efficacy scale for gifted and talented students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, Massachusetts.

McKerracher, A. (2010, May). Embodied cognition: Children’s use of fingers in the acquisition of the number concept. Paper presented at the California Cognitive Science Conference, Berkeley, CA.

Saxe, G. B., Gearhart, M., Earnest, D., Haldar, L. C., Kang, B., Lewis, K., McKerracher, A., Sitabkhan, Y., Zheng, Y. & Shaughness, M. (2010, May). Learning mathematics through representations: Development of a research-based curriculum on integers and fractions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Andretta, J. R., Baik, S., Coté, J. S., Dixson, D. D., Ramarajan, D., Mello, Z. R., & Worrell, F. C. (2010, August). Themes in adolescents’ descriptions of the past, the present, and the future. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

McKerracher, A. (2010, August). Mathematical learning disability across discrepancy and RTI frameworks. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. 

Worrell, F. C., & Erwin, J. (2010, October). Teaching adolescents: Theoretical considerations. Presentation at the Improving Evaluation and Financial Metrics in Youth Financial Education convention, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Worrell, F. C., White, L. H., & Andretta, J. R. (2010, October). Cultural identities and academic achievement at Berkeley High School. Paper presented at the Berkeley Unified School District Educational Research Symposium, Berkeley, CA.

Gerchow, C. E. (2011, January). Protecting individual and social dynamics of gifted students. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. 

Erwin, J. O., & Worrell, F. C. (2011, February). Ethnic differences in self-efficacy of gifted students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

McKerracher, A. (2011, February). What every school psychologist should know about mathematical learning disability. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Francisco, CA.

McKerracher, A. (2011, February). Why do gifted girls underachieve in mathematics and science? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Gerchow, C. E. (2011, April). Meaningfully serving English Language learners: An ethnographic perspective. Poster presented at the Department of Defense/United States Department of Agriculture: Family Resilience Conference, Chicago, IL. 

Dixson, D. D., & Worrell, F. C. (2011, May). The relationship of ethnic identity to academic achievement and expectations for the future in African American high school students. Poster presented at the second annual Berkeley Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference, Berkeley, CA.

Green, C., McKerracher, A.,Whitaker, K. J., Steele J. S., Ferrer, E., & Bunge, S. A. (2011, May). Longitudinal predictors of math reasoning during development. Poster presented at the meeting of Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Fisher, W. P., Seeratan, K., Draney, K., Wilson, M., Murray, B., Saldarriaga, C., Lee, H.K., Thayer, S., McKerracher, A., & Lim, S. (2012, April). Special education learning progressions in mathematics (SELPM): Predicting mathematics test item difficulties: Results of a preliminary study. Paper presented at the International Objective Measurement Workshop. Vancouver, BC.

Gordon, A. J., Erwin, J. O., & Worrell, F. C. (2012, May). Adolescent friendship choice and socioeconomic status. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Cunningham, A. E., Platas, L., Boyle, K., Wheeler, S., & Cambell-Hinshaw, K. (2012, June). Professional development in early literacy: The promise of teacher student groups as a mechanism of change. Paper presented at Head Start’s 11th National Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Gerchow, C. E. (2012, August). Treating adolescent PTSD in school settings. Poster presented at the Student Affiliates of School Psychology conference, American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL. 

Worrell, F. C., & Erwin, J. O. (2012, August). Best practices in identifying students for gifted and talented education. In M. Foley-Nicpon (Chair), School psychologists serving students who are gifted. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Worrell, F. C., & Erwin, J. O. (2012, August). Best practices in identifying students for gifted and talented education. In M. Foley-Nicpon (Chair), School psychologists serving students who are gifted. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Wheeler, S., Bialis-White, L. H., & Atwood, J. R., (2012, November). Evaluation and intervention of non-cognitie factors in schools: A new approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the California Educational Research Association, Monterey, CA.

Ernandes, J., Erwin, J. O., & Worrell, F. C. (2013, February). Parent racial/ethnic socialization may confer protective advantage to specific groups of victimized students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Ernandes, J. (2013, March). Supporting student innovation in higher education. Poster presented at the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Gearhart, M., Buchanan, N. L., Collett, J., Diakow, R., Kang, B., & Ispir, O. A. (2013, April). Opportunities to learn mathematics:  Role of students' engagement in discussion.  In M. Gearhart (Chair), Engagement in mathematical discussion: Linking practices and outcomes. Symposium conducted at the Research Presentation of the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Gearhart, M., Saxe, G. B., Buchanan, N. L., Haldar, L., & McGee, A. (2013, April). Learning through representations: Integers and fractions on the number line. Workshop conducted at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

Lo, A., Reiser, B., Draney, K., Sussman, J., & Toyama, Y. (2013, April). Using assessments to capture students’ understanding of epistemic commitments across content areas and time. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Frank Webb, A., Vandiver, B. J., & Jeung, S. (2013, October). Writing self-efficacy, gender, and final course grade in talented secondary students. Poster presented at the annual fall conference of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania and Penn State University, University Park, PA.

Jeung, S. (2014, May). Why does wise critical feedback work? How stereotypes and mistrust may affect Black adolescents’ self-efficacy. In F. C. Worrell (Chair), Priming, racial identity, and stereotypes in minority populations. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Ling, S-C., Xu, H, Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2014, May). Introducing the Chinese version of the Adolescent Time Attitude Scale (ATAS). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

McKerracher, A. (2012, March). The building blocks of mathematical cognition in blind children. Paper presented at the California Transcribers and Educators of the Blind and Visually Impaired Conference. Los Angeles, CA.

McKerracher, A., & Wilton, A. (2013, April). Reading disability among braille readers: Assessment considerations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Seeratan, K. L., Draney, K. L., Haertel, G. D., Fisher, W. B., Murray. E., Blackorby, J., Wilson, M. R., Saldarriaga, C., Lee, H. K., Thayer, S., Lim, S., & McKerracher, A. (2012, April). Diagnostic learning progressions framework – Developing a universally designed classroom assessment system that is inclusive of students with mathematics learning disabilities: Our first pilot study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Toyama, Y., Stephenson, S., & Sussman, J. (2012, April). Using IRT models to study learning progressions of science practices. Presentation at the International Objective Measurement Workshop, Vancouver, B.C. 

Buchanan, N. L., Collett, J., & Gearhart, M. (2013, May). Teachers' pedagogical beliefs and practices after implementation of a research-based mathematics curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Green, C. T. (2014, March). Does working memory training enhance learning performance in school-aged children? Invited address at the West Coast Neuropsychology Conference, San Diego, CA

Bialis-White, L. H., Atwood, J. R., & Wheeler, S. (2014, April). How the evaluation of noncognitive factors can help low-income schools narrow the achievement gap. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Buchanan, N. L., & McGee, A. (2014, April). Curricular support for building on students’ partial understandings. Poster presented at the 2014 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.

McKerracher, A., & Wilton, A. (2014, April). Identifying reading disability among braille readers: Is a phonological processing deficit key? Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.

Miller Singley, A., Buchanan, N. L., & Green, C. T. (2014, April). Curriculum, classroom, and individual effects on students’ mathematics learning trajectories.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Schonert-Reichl, K. A., Hanson, J. L., Lerose, M., Kitil, M. J., Whitehead, J., Sweiss, L., Teja, Z., Sipl, M., & Floman, J. L. (2014). Social and emotional learning (SEL) and teacher preparation: A scan of SEL content in teacher certification requirements in the United States and Canada. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Sussman, J. (2014, April). Evaluating educational interventions with state-administered proficiency assessments: validity issues. Poster presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

Buchanan, N. L., & Sussman, J. (2014, May). Progressive coordinations: A learning progression for rational number based on students' partial understandings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, San Francisco, CA.

Dixson, D. D., Keltner, D., Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2014, May). The magic of hope: Mediator of the relationship between SES and GPA. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Velasquez, L. M., Dixson, D. D., Worrell, F. C., & Mello, Z. R. (2014, May). Does social desirability affect time perspective scores? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.