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Check out our newest PLSD lab publication with Vanessa Vieites, Anna Shusterman and Bethany Reeb-Sutherland: Using Hippocampal-Dependent Eyeblink Conditioning to Predict Individual Differences in Spatial Reorientation Strategies in 3- to 6-Year-Olds, https://rdcu.be/bG5qu

Dr. Pruden has a new publication in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology entitled "Intersensory redundancy promotes infant detection of prosodic changes in infant-directed speech."

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The PLSD lab welcomes LaTreese Hall who will join our lab in Fall 2019 as a doctoral student in the Developmental Science program!

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Congratulations to Carlos Desme, post-bac research assistant in the PLSD lab who recently presented his amazing findings on participant confidence explaining sex differences in mental rotation. Way to go!

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Drs. Carla Abad, Rosalie Odean and Shannon Pruden recently published an article called: Sex differences in gains among Hispanic pre-kindergartners’ mental rotation skills. For more information please visit https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304362/ and download the article for free!

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Dr. Pruden is recruiting new graduate students to start the Developmental Science Ph.D. program in Fall 2019! If you are interested in the development of language and spatial abilities in preschool aged children, please contact Dr. Pruden to learn more about her research, the graduate program at FIU and living in South Florida!

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Dr. Shannon Pruden was recently featured on National Public Radio's podcast, Academic Minute. To hear this radio spot please visit: https://academicminute.org/2018/04/shannon-pruden-florida-international-university-gender-gap-in-stem/ https://www.insidehighered.com/audio/2018/04/02/gender-gap-stem

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Congratulations to graduating doctoral student, Carla Abad, on winning the best dissertation award from the College of Arts, Sciences and Education at FIU! She also received the Academic Achievement award too! Way to go Carla!

Congratulations to graduating doctoral student, Rosalie Odean, on winning the academic achievement award from the College of Arts, Sciences and Education at FIU! Way to go, Rosalie!

Congratulations to graduating undergraduate student, Daniela Alvarez, on being selected an FIU Worlds' Ahead Graduate! Only a handful of FIU graduates are recognized as Worlds' Ahead graduates at the graduation ceremony! Dani was selected because of her academic, personal and community achievements! Way to go, Dani!

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