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Psychology

Elayne Teska

Teska-Layne

Lecturer in Psychology

Specialization

Cognitive Developmental Psychology
Mathematical Cognition
Research Methods and Statistics

Research Interests

Reasoning Development
Pedagogy
Parenting and Home Contexts

Education

MA University of Chicago
BA Carleton College

Courses Taught

PSYC 330: Motivation & Emotion

Selected Articles

Dalrymple, K., Manner, M., Harmelink, K, Teska, E., Elison, J., (2018). An examination of recording accuracy and precision from eye tracking data from toddlerhood to adulthood. Frontiers of Psychology, 9, 803.

In preparation:

Teska, E., Richland, L. (In prep). Beyond wealth and health: The social environment as a protective factor for cognitive development of children in Nicaragua.

Richland, L., Teska, E., and International Development Bank (In prep). Assessing base competencies: Can and should child development be measured cross-culturally? A methodological approach to studying developmental trajectories within diverse regions.

Richland, L., Naslund- Hadley, E., Alonzo, H., Teska, E., Lyons, E (In prep). Teacher math anxiety predicts student math attitudes and achievement.

Zheng, S., Teska, E., Richland, L. (In prep). Analogical reasoning: The effects of culture and priming.

Selected Research Presentations

Teska, E., Lyons, E., Richland, L., (June, 2019). Mathematics anxiety, achievement, and teacher influences in a developing nation. Poster to be presented at Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society, Ottawa, Canada.

Teska, E. Richland, L., (April, 2019). Beyond wealth and health: The social environment as a protective factor for cognitive development of children in Nicaragua. Poster to be presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Teska, E. Richland, L., (March, 2019). Beyond wealth and health: The social environment as a protective factor for cognitive development of children in Nicaragua. Poster to be presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Teska, E., Lasch, C., Elison, J. (April 2017). Responding to joint attention and temperament in low-risk 8-15 month olds. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development meeting in Austin, TX.

Lasch, C., Teska, E., Elison, J. (April, 2017). Examining convergent and divergent validity of the vrRSB with the ITSEA scales. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development meeting in Austin, TX.

Teska, E., Elison, J., Wolff, J., Botteron K., Estes, A., Hazlett, H., Gu, H., Schultz, R., Piven, J., and IBIS Network (March 2015). Cataloguing and characterizing interests in typically developing toddlers and toddlers who develop ASD. Poster presented at Minnesota Autism Initiative Day with the Experts meeting in Minneapolis, MN.