DAVID GEARY

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Developmental gains in visuospatial memory predict gains in mathematics achievement
    Yaoran Li
    Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e70160. 2013
  2. pmc Quantitative deficits of preschool children at risk for mathematical learning disability
    Felicia W Chu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    Front Psychol 4:195. 2013
  3. pmc Adolescents' functional numeracy is predicted by their school entry number system knowledge
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54651. 2013
  4. pmc Independent contributions of the central executive, intelligence, and in-class attentive behavior to developmental change in the strategies used to solve addition problems
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 113:49-65. 2012
  5. pmc Fact retrieval deficits in low achieving children and children with mathematical learning disability
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Learn Disabil 45:291-307. 2012
  6. pmc Cognitive predictors of achievement growth in mathematics: a 5-year longitudinal study
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1539-52. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of life-history trade-offs in mate attractiveness and health: comment on Weeden and Sabini (2005)
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:654-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:55-77. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive mechanisms underlying achievement deficits in children with mathematical learning disability
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Child Dev 78:1343-59. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint An evolutionary perspective on learning disability in mathematics
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 32:471-519. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Developmental gains in visuospatial memory predict gains in mathematics achievement
    Yaoran Li
    Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e70160. 2013
    ..The results suggest there are important individual differences in the rate of growth of visuospatial memory during childhood and that these differences become increasingly important for mathematics learning. ..
  2. pmc Quantitative deficits of preschool children at risk for mathematical learning disability
    Felicia W Chu
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    Front Psychol 4:195. 2013
    ..6- to 4.5-fold increases in the odds of MLD status. The results provide some support for the ANS hypothesis but also suggest these deficits are not the primary source of poor mathematics learning...
  3. pmc Adolescents' functional numeracy is predicted by their school entry number system knowledge
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54651. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Independent contributions of the central executive, intelligence, and in-class attentive behavior to developmental change in the strategies used to solve addition problems
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 113:49-65. 2012
    ..The results also revealed that intelligence and in-class attentive behavior independently contributed to children's strategy development...
  5. pmc Fact retrieval deficits in low achieving children and children with mathematical learning disability
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Learn Disabil 45:291-307. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Cognitive predictors of achievement growth in mathematics: a 5-year longitudinal study
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1539-52. 2011
    ..Use of memory-based processes to solve addition problems predicted mathematics and reading achievement but in different ways. The results identify the early quantitative competencies that uniquely contribute to mathematics learning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of life-history trade-offs in mate attractiveness and health: comment on Weeden and Sabini (2005)
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:654-7. 2005
    ..These life-history trade-offs greatly complicate the empirical study of attractiveness-health relations, and their potential importance has been underestimated by J. Weeden and J. Sabini...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:55-77. 2000
    ..On the basis of this review, discussion of the evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment is provided...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive mechanisms underlying achievement deficits in children with mathematical learning disability
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Child Dev 78:1343-59. 2007
    ..Compared with the TA group, the LA children were less fluent in processing numerical information and knew fewer addition facts. Implications for defining MLD and identifying underlying cognitive deficits are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint An evolutionary perspective on learning disability in mathematics
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 32:471-519. 2007
    ..Different forms of MLD are discussed as related to each of the cognitive and brain systems...
  11. doi request reprint Development of number line representations in children with mathematical learning disability
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 33:277-99. 2008
    ..The central executive component of working memory contributed to across-grade improvements in number line performance and to group differences in this performance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolution and education
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri at Columbia, USA
    Psicothema 22:35-40. 2010
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  13. pmc Consequences, characteristics, and causes of mathematical learning disabilities and persistent low achievement in mathematics
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:250-63. 2011
    ..These individuals have identifiable number and memory delays and deficits that seem to be specific to mathematics learning. Interventions that target these cognitive deficits are in development and preliminary results are promising...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in social behavior and cognition: utility of sexual selection for hypothesis generation
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    Horm Behav 49:273-5. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of cognitive theory in the study of learning disability in mathematics
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    J Learn Disabil 38:305-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Strategy choices in simple and complex addition: Contributions of working memory and counting knowledge for children with mathematical disability
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 88:121-51. 2004
    ..Individual differences in the strategy mix and in the strategy shift were related, in part, to individual differences in working memory capacity and counting knowledge...
  17. ncbi request reprint From infancy to adulthood: the development of numerical abilities
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri at Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 9:II11-6. 2000
    ..Variability in the development of secondary quantitative abilities greatly complicates the study of the relation between pathological (e.g., dyscalculia due to stroke) and age-related processes and these abilities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in spatial cognition, computational fluency, and arithmetical reasoning
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri at Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 77:337-53. 2000
    ..Moreover, the results suggested that the male advantage in arithmetical reasoning is mediated by the male advantages in both computational fluency and spatial cognition...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in behavioral and hormonal response to social threat: commentary on Taylor et al. (2000)
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Rev 109:745-50; discussion 751-3. 2002
    ..Finally, men's tending should result in the evolution of female-female competition over this form of parental investment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evolution of human mate choice
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychology, 210 McAlester Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Sex Res 41:27-42. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Numerical and arithmetical cognition: a longitudinal study of process and concept deficits in children with learning disability
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 77:236-63. 2000
    ..Discussion focuses on the similarities and differences across the groups of LD children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mathematics and learning disabilities
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    J Learn Disabil 37:4-15. 2004
    ..The deficits are discussed in terms of three subtypes of mathematics learning disability and in terms of a more general framework for linking research in mathematical cognition to research in learning disabilities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary developmental psychology
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri at Columbia, 65211 2500, USA
    Child Dev 71:57-65. 2000
    ..The basic assumptions and domains of this emerging field, as related to human life history and social and cognitive development, are outlined, as are implications for issues of importance in contemporary society...
  24. ncbi request reprint The motivation to control and the origin of mind: exploring the life-mind joint point in the Tree of Knowledge System
    David C Geary
    University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Clin Psychol 61:21-46. 2005
    ..The fundamentals of this motivation-to-control model are outlined and links are made to Henriques' (2004) Tree of Knowledge System and Behavioral Investment Theory...
  25. ncbi request reprint Brain and cognitive evolution: forms of modularity and functions of mind
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:667-98. 2002
    ..The authors present a taxonomy of these modules and review associated research relating to brain and cognitive plasticity in these domains...
  26. doi request reprint Mathematical cognition in intellectually precocious first graders
    Mary K Hoard
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 33:251-76. 2008
    ..Individual differences analyses revealed that each of the three components of working memory contributed to different aspects of skilled performance on the mathematics tasks...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fertility cycle patterns in motives for sexual behavior
    Melanie Skaggs Sheldon
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:1659-73. 2006
    ..Results suggest that sexual motives are rooted partly in woman's biology and are discussed in terms of plausible evolutionary mechanisms that might promote female "choosiness" at midcycle...
  28. doi request reprint Sex differences in salivary cortisol, alpha-amylase, and psychological functioning following Hurricane Katrina
    Jacob M Vigil
    Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC03 2220, Albuquerque, NM 87131 1161, USA
    Child Dev 81:1228-40. 2010
    ..Implications of sex differences in biobehavioral adjustment to loss, displacement, and relocation are discussed in relation to evolutionary and developmental theory...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sexual selection and human life history
    David C Geary
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 30:41-101. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Estrogen fluctuations, oral contraceptives and borderline personality
    M Catherine DeSoto
    Department of Psychology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 0505, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:751-66. 2003
    ..7; p<0.01). Research findings that link the serotonin system and estrogen are reviewed and theoretical and practical implications are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation of family coping styles and psychological well-being among adolescent survivors of Hurricane Katrina
    Jacob M Vigil
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    J Fam Psychol 22:176-80. 2008
    ..These results highlight the importance of future research on both potential benefits and costs of family coping styles in adolescents affected by a large-scale disaster...
  32. doi request reprint Co-ruminating increases stress hormone levels in women
    Jennifer Byrd-Craven
    University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Horm Behav 53:489-92. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that co-rumination can amplify, rather than mitigate, the hormonal stress response to personal life stressors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Biological and evolutionary contributions to developmental sex differences
    Jennifer Byrd-Craven
    210 McAlester Hall, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:12-22. 2007
    ..Although these differences have strong biological origins, developmental experiences serve to flesh out and elaborate on these differences, or to minimize them, depending on the demands of the culture in which the child is situated...
  34. ncbi request reprint A life history assessment of early childhood sexual abuse in women
    Jacob M Vigil
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:553-61. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint Parenting and community background and variation in women's life-history development
    Jacob M Vigil
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211 2500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:597-604. 2006
    ..Implications for future research on the relation between parenting and child outcomes are discussed...
  36. pmc Standardized assessment of strategy use and working memory in early mental arithmetic performance
    Sarah S Wu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5778, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 33:365-93. 2008
    ..We discuss the implication of these findings for early mathematical learning...
  37. ncbi request reprint Second to fourth digit ratio and numerical competence in children
    Bernhard Fink
    Department for Sociobiology Anthropology, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
    Brain Cogn 61:211-8. 2006
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Research Grants6

  1. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  3. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. Mathematical Development in Learning Diasbled Children
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., working memory) that underlie MD children's developmental delays and deficits in these competencies. ..
  5. Mathematical Development in Learning Diasbled Children
    DAVID GEARY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., working memory) that underlie MD children's developmental delays and deficits in these competencies. ..