Robert Siegler

Summary

Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Hey, would you like a nice cold cup of lemonade on this hot day?": children's understanding of economic causation
    R S Siegler
    Psychology Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Psychol 34:146-60. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of rules and strategies: balancing the old and the new
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 81:446-57. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Differentiation and integration: guiding principles for analyzing cognitive change
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 11:433-48. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Numerical landmarks are useful--except when they're not
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 331 D Baker Hall, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Siegler Center for Innovative Learning, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 120:39-58. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Fractions: the new frontier for theories of numerical development
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:13-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Early predictors of high school mathematics achievement
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University Psychology, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:691-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Chinese children excel on novel mathematics problems even before elementary school
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:759-63. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Playing linear numerical board games promotes low-income children's numerical development
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 11:655-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive variability
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 10:104-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint What leads children to adopt new strategies? A microgenetic/cross-sectional study of class inclusion
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 77:997-1015. 2006

Research Grants

  1. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1991
  3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2000
  4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1992
  8. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1999
  9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint "Hey, would you like a nice cold cup of lemonade on this hot day?": children's understanding of economic causation
    R S Siegler
    Psychology Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Dev Psychol 34:146-60. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of rules and strategies: balancing the old and the new
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 81:446-57. 2002
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Differentiation and integration: guiding principles for analyzing cognitive change
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 11:433-48. 2008
    ..Requests for explanations appeared to operate through helping children notice potential explanatory variables, formulate more advanced rules, and generalize the rules to novel problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Numerical landmarks are useful--except when they're not
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 331 D Baker Hall, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA Siegler Center for Innovative Learning, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China Electronic address
    J Exp Child Psychol 120:39-58. 2014
    ..Landmarks appeared to exert their effects through the encodings and strategies that they promoted. Theoretical and educational implications are discussed. ..
  5. doi request reprint Fractions: the new frontier for theories of numerical development
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:13-9. 2013
    ..Accurate representation of fraction magnitudes emerges as crucial both to conceptual understanding of fractions and to fraction arithmetic...
  6. doi request reprint Early predictors of high school mathematics achievement
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University Psychology, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:691-7. 2012
    ..Implications of these findings for understanding and improving mathematics learning are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Chinese children excel on novel mathematics problems even before elementary school
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:759-63. 2008
    ..These results indicate that performance differences between Chinese and U.S. children on both practiced and unpracticed mathematical tasks are substantial even before the children begin elementary school...
  8. doi request reprint Playing linear numerical board games promotes low-income children's numerical development
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 11:655-61. 2008
    ..Thus, playing numerical board games offers an inexpensive means for reducing the gap in numerical knowledge that separates less and more affluent children when they begin school...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive variability
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Sci 10:104-9. 2007
    ..Recognizing such variability can help us both describe development more accurately and better explain how cognitive change occurs...
  10. ncbi request reprint What leads children to adopt new strategies? A microgenetic/cross-sectional study of class inclusion
    Robert S Siegler
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 77:997-1015. 2006
    ..Reasons for the superior effectiveness of the logical explanations were discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Children's learning
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am Psychol 60:769-78. 2005
    ..Learning has many sources; one that is particularly promising for educational purposes is self-explanations. Overall, contemporary analyses show that learning and development have a great deal in common...
  12. ncbi request reprint Conscious and unconscious strategy discoveries: a microgenetic analysis
    R S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 127:377-97. 1998
    ..Implications for understanding the relation between unconscious and conscious discoveries and for the role of competing activations in strategy discovery are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The rebirth of children's learning
    R S Siegler
    Psychology Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 71:26-35. 2000
    ..Increasing our focus on children's learning promises to yield practical benefits as well as a more exciting field of cognitive development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of numerical estimation in young children
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 75:428-44. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A microgenetic/cross-sectional study of matrix completion: comparing short-term and long-term change
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 73:793-809. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The development of numerical estimation: evidence for multiple representations of numerical quantity
    Robert S Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:237-43. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint A computational model of conscious and unconscious strategy discovery
    Robert Siegler
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 33:1-42. 2005
  18. doi request reprint Promoting broad and stable improvements in low-income children's numerical knowledge through playing number board games
    Geetha B Ramani
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Child Dev 79:375-94. 2008
    ..Thus, playing number board games with children from low-income backgrounds may increase their numerical knowledge at the outset of school...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is 27 a big number? Correlational and causal connections among numerical categorization, number line estimation, and numerical magnitude comparison
    Elida V Laski
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Child Dev 78:1723-43. 2007
    ..Reasons were proposed for the parallel developmental changes across tasks, the consistent individual differences, and the relation between improved categorization of numbers and increasingly linear representations...
  20. ncbi request reprint A microgenetic study of insightful problem solving
    Koen Luwel
    Center for Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Exp Child Psychol 99:210-32. 2008
    ..The results indicate that experience outside the experimental situation, as well as experience inside the experimental situation, influences use of new strategies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Representational change and children's numerical estimation
    John E Opfer
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Cogn Psychol 55:169-95. 2007
    ..The findings indicated that cognitive change can occur at the level of an entire representation, rather than always involving a sequence of local repairs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Revisiting preschoolers' living things concept: a microgenetic analysis of conceptual change in basic biology
    John E Opfer
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 214 Townshesnd Hall, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
    Cogn Psychol 49:301-32. 2004
    ..Results also indicated that not all biological properties are extended from familiar animals to plants; some biological properties are first attributed to plants and then extended to animals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Developmental and individual differences in pure numerical estimation
    Julie L Booth
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:189-201. 2006
    ..Implications for understanding of mathematics learning in general are discussed...

Research Grants20

  1. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  2. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ....
  3. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  5. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  6. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  7. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1992
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  8. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY CHOICE PROCEDURES
    Robert Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
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