Lynn Susan Liben

  • Evan Pugh University Professor, McCourtney Professor of Child Studies, and Professor, Psychology
    • 4084 Citations
    • 34 h-Index
    1968 …2019
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    Research Output 1968 2019

    2019

    Addressing Sexism With Children: Young Adults’ Beliefs About Bias Socialization

    Hilliard, L. J. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Child development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sexism
    Socialization
    sexism
    socialization
    young adult
    2018
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Encouraging Maternal Guidance of Preschoolers’ Spatial Thinking During Block Play

    Borriello, G. A. & Liben, L. S., Jul 1 2018, In : Child development. 89, 4, p. 1209-1222 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mothers
    Language
    foster child
    Preschool Children
    language

    Gendered Packaging of a STEM Toy Influences Children's Play, Mechanical Learning, and Mothers’ Play Guidance

    Coyle, E. F. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Child development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Play and Playthings
    Mathematics
    toy
    Product Packaging
    Mothers
    2017
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Gender development: A relational approach

    Liben, L. S. & Coyle, E. F., Jan 1 2017, Advancing Developmental Science: Philosophy, Theory, and Method. Taylor and Francis, p. 170-184 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Nuclear Family
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Gender development: A constructivist-ecological perspective

    Liben, L. S., Apr 17 2017, New Perspectives on Human Development. Cambridge University Press, p. 145-164 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Understanding and Undermining the Development of Gender Dichotomies: The Legacy of Sandra Lipsitz Bem

    Liben, L. S. & Bigler, R. S., May 1 2017, In : Sex Roles. 76, 9-10, p. 544-555 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender
    self-socialization
    gender policy
    Empirical Research
    Socialization
    2016
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Affecting Girls' Activity and Job Interests Through Play: The Moderating Roles of Personal Gender Salience and Game Characteristics

    Coyle, E. F. & Liben, L. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Child development. 87, 2, p. 414-428 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender
    Femininity
    Video Games
    computer game
    femininity

    Preface

    Horn, S. S., Ruck, M. D. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 51, p. xi-xv

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Preface

    Horn, S. S., Ruck, M. D. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 50, p. xi-xvi

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Adolescent Development
    Social Justice
    Child Development

    Preface to Volume 50

    Horn, S. S., Ruck, M. D. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 51, p. xvi-xxi

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    7 Citations (Scopus)
    elementary school
    instruction
    learning
    12 Citations (Scopus)

    We've Come a Long Way, Baby (But We're Not There Yet): Gender Past, Present, and Future

    Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Child development. 87, 1, p. 5-28 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    baby
    Biological Science Disciplines
    present
    gender
    Ecology
    2015
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Probability Values and Human Values in Evaluating Single-Sex Education

    Liben, L. S., May 24 2015, In : Sex Roles. 72, 9-10, p. 401-426 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sex Education
    sex education
    gender
    Values
    educational ideal
    2014
    25 Citations (Scopus)

    Analysis and Evaluation of the Rationales for Single-Sex Schooling

    Bigler, R. S., Hayes, A. R. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2014, Advances in Child Development and Behavior. Academic Press Inc., p. 225-260 36 p. (Advances in Child Development and Behavior; vol. 47).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Sex Education
    Sexism
    Students
    29 Citations (Scopus)

    A sex difference in mental rotation in infants: Convergent evidence

    Quinn, P. C. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Infancy. 19, 1, p. 103-116 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sex Characteristics
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Developmental Interventions to Address the STEM Gender Gap: Exploring Intended and Unintended Consequences

    Liben, L. S. & Coyle, E. F., Jan 1 2014, Advances in Child Development and Behavior. Academic Press Inc., p. 77-115 39 p. (Advances in Child Development and Behavior; vol. 47).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
    Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
    Aptitude
    Program Evaluation
    Meta-Analysis
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Perceiving and Representing Horizontals: From Laboratories to Natural Environments and Back Again

    Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Ecological Psychology. 26, 1-2, p. 158-166 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Water levels
    surface water level
    water level
    Water
    Geological Phenomena
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Preface

    Liben, L. S. & Bigler, R. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 47, p. xi-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Psychosexual Development
    Self Concept
    African Americans

    Preface

    Liben, L. S. & Bigler, R. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 47, p. xi

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    10 Citations (Scopus)
    Stereotyping
    Sexism
    Research
    Nexus
    2013
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Environmental-scale map use in middle childhood: Links to spatial skills, strategies, and gender

    Liben, L. S., Myers, L. J., Christensen, A. E. & Bower, C. A., Nov 1 2013, In : Child development. 84, 6, p. 2047-2063 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    childhood
    gender
    performance
    video
    Research Personnel
    2012

    Developmental Changes in Children's Understanding of Maps: What, When, and How?

    Liben, L. S. & Myers, L. J., Mar 22 2012, The Emerging Spatial Mind. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Direction compound
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Embodiment and children’s understanding of the real and re presented world

    Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2012, Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness. Taylor and Francis, p. 191-224 34 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Graphic symbols as "the mind on paper": Links between children's interpretive theory of mind and symbol understanding

    Myers, L. J. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2012, In : Child Development. 83, 1, p. 186-202 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Theory of Mind
    symbol
    Vocabulary
    Intelligence
    intelligence
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Response - Single-sex education: Parameters too narrow

    Halpern, D. F., Eliot, L., Bigler, R. S., Fabes, R. A., Hanish, L. D., Hyde, J., Liben, L. S. & Martin, C. L., Jan 13 2012, In : Science. 335, 6065, p. 166-168 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    42 Citations (Scopus)

    The importance of spatial thinking for geoscience education: Insights from the crossroads of geoscience and cognitive science

    Liben, L. S. & Titus, S. J., Jan 1 2012, Earth and Mind II: A Synthesis of Research on Thinking and Learning in the Geosciences. Geological Society of America, p. 51-70 20 p. (Special Paper of the Geological Society of America; vol. 486).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    student
    spatial cognition
    education
    stereographic projection
    curriculum
    2011
    116 Citations (Scopus)

    Education: The pseudoscience of single-sex schooling

    Halpern, D. F., Eliot, L., Bigler, R. S., Fabes, R. A., Hanish, L. D., Hyde, J., Liben, L. S. & Martin, C. L., Oct 23 2011, In : Science. 333, 6050, p. 1706-1707 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    Sexism
    Stereotyping
    Education
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Spatial foundations of science education: The illustrative case of instruction on introductory geological concepts

    Liben, L. S., Kastens, K. A. & Christensen, A. E., Jan 1 2011, In : Cognition and Instruction. 29, 1, p. 45-87 43 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Geological Phenomena
    strike
    Students
    instruction
    Education
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    The impact of environmental qualities and individual differences on spatial orientation in a mobile context

    Li, R., Klippel, A., Liben, L. S. & Christensen, A. E., Jan 1 2011, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 780

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    2010
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    student
    recording
    vocabulary
    instructor
    animal
    80 Citations (Scopus)

    Differing Levels of Gender Salience in Preschool Classrooms: Effects on Children's Gender Attitudes and Intergroup Bias

    Hilliard, L. J. & Liben, L. S., Nov 1 2010, In : Child development. 81, 6, p. 1787-1798 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    classroom
    gender
    trend
    stereotype
    Social Environment
    78 Citations (Scopus)

    Gender, values, and occupational interests among children, adolescents, and adults

    Weisgram, E. S., Bigler, R. S. & Liben, L. S., May 1 2010, In : Child development. 81, 3, p. 778-796 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sex Workers
    Occupations
    adolescent
    Altruism
    gender
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Gestures in geology: The roles of spatial skills, expertise, and communicative context

    Liben, L. S., Christensen, A. E. & Kastens, K. A., Sep 30 2010, Spatial Cognition VII - International Conference Spatial Cognition 2010, Proceedings. p. 95-111 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 6222 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Geology
    Gesture
    Expertise
    Students
    3D Model
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Identifying locations and directions on field and representational mapping tasks: Predictors of success

    Liben, L. S., Myers, L. J. & Christensen, A. E., Apr 1 2010, In : Spatial Cognition and Computation. 10, 2-3, p. 105-134 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Predictors
    Research
    Direction compound
    Performance Test
    prediction
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Spatial Development: Evolving Approaches to Enduring Questions

    Liben, L. S. & Christensen, A. E., Jul 15 2010, The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, Second edition. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 446-472 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2009
    76 Citations (Scopus)

    How geoscientists think and learn

    Kastens, K. A., Manduca, C. A., Cervato, C., Frodeman, R., Goodwin, C., Liben, L. S., Mogk, D. W., Spangler, T. C., Stilungs, N. A. & Titus, S., Oct 22 2009, In : Eos. 90, 31, p. 265-266 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    educational development
    research work
    satellite imagery
    learning
    petroleum
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    How students and field geologists reason in integrating spatial observations from outcrops to visualize a 3-D geological structure

    Kastens, K. A., Agrawal, S. & Liben, L. S., Mar 4 2009, In : International Journal of Science Education. 31, 3, p. 365-393 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    student
    strike
    science
    evidence
    candidacy
    43 Citations (Scopus)

    Teaching children to confront peers' sexist remarks: Implications for theories of gender development and educational practice

    Lamb, L. M., Bigler, R. S., Liben, L. S. & Green, V. A., May 8 2009, In : Sex Roles. 61, 5-6, p. 361-382 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    educational practice
    Teaching
    gender
    role behavior
    narrative
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    The road to understanding maps

    Liben, L. S., Dec 1 2009, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 18, 6, p. 310-315 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Individuality
    Research Personnel
    Technology
    Research
    Roads
    2008
    137 Citations (Scopus)

    A sex difference in mental rotation in young infants: Research report

    Quinn, P. C. & Liben, L. S., Nov 1 2008, In : Psychological Science. 19, 11, p. 1067-1070 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sex Characteristics
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Continuities and discontinuities in children and scholarship

    Liben, L. S., Nov 1 2008, In : Child Development. 79, 6, p. 1600-1605 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    continuity
    Physical Phenomena
    Systems Theory
    Research
    cognitive development
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Developmental gender differentiation:pathways in conforming and nonconforming outcomes

    Liben, L. S. & Bigler, R. S., Jul 29 2008, In : Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health. 12, 1-2, p. 95-119 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender
    childhood
    experience
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Epistemic actions in science education

    Kastens, K. A., Liben, L. S. & Agrawal, S., Nov 27 2008, Spatial Cognition VI: Learning, Reasoning, and Talking about Space - International Conference Spatial Cognition 2008, Proceedings. p. 202-215 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5248 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Science Education
    Education
    Model
    Cognition
    Field of View
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Locating oneself on a map in relation to person qualities and map characteristics

    Liben, L. S., Myers, L. J. & Kastens, K. A., Nov 27 2008, Spatial Cognition VI: Learning, Reasoning, and Talking about Space - International Conference Spatial Cognition 2008, Proceedings. p. 171-187 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5248 LNAI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Person
    Water levels
    Navigation
    Visualization
    Oblique

    Reflections on child development: The journal and the field

    Liben, L. S., Nov 1 2008, In : Child development. 79, 6, p. 1597-1599 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Editorial Policies
    Child Development
    Publications
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    The role of intentionality and iconicity in children's developing comprehension and production of cartographic symbols

    Myers, L. J. & Liben, L. S., May 1 2008, In : Child Development. 79, 3, p. 668-684 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    symbol
    aesthetics
    comprehension
    Color
    Esthetics
    2007
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Children's aesthetic understanding of photographic art and the quality of art-related parent-child interactions

    Szechter, L. E. & Liben, L. S., May 1 2007, In : Child development. 78, 3, p. 879-894 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Art
    Esthetics
    aesthetics
    parents
    art
    310 Citations (Scopus)

    Developmental intergroup theory: Explaining and reducing children's social stereotyping and prejudice

    Bigler, R. S. & Liben, L. S., Jun 1 2007, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 16, 3, p. 162-166 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Stereotyping
    Public Policy
    Theoretical Models
    Prejudice
    Research
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Eliciting self-explanations improves children's performance on a field-based map skills task

    Kastens, K. A. & Liben, L. S., Jan 1 2007, In : Cognition and Instruction. 25, 1, p. 45-74 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Students
    performance
    student
    interpretation
    ability