Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology

Selected Presentations

    Lemerise, E. A., Brownell, C. A., & Liew, J. (2014). Publishing so you don't perish: Advice and information from journal editors. Panel discussion presented at Society for Research in Human Development, March 2014, Austin, TX.

    *Burke, L.,*Snyder, K., *Chambers, N., Mienaltowski, A., & Lemerise, E. A. (2014). Do older adults really decline in their emotion perception ability? New results from an emotion matching task. Poster presented at Society for Research in Human Development, March 2014, Austin, TX.

    *Burke, L., *Snyder, K., *Chambers, N., Mienaltowski, A., & Lemerise, E. A. (2014). Longer is not necessarily better: Younger and older adults' performance on short and long versions of an emotion matching task. Poster presented at Society for Research in Human Development, March 2014, Austin, TX.

    *Thorn, A., Lemerise, E. A., & *Cushman, K. (2012). Contextual effects on goal setting: The case of affective ties. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled "New goals for social goals research: Longitudinal and social-contextual perspectives" (Chair: Sarah Kiefer) at meeting of Society for Research on Adolescence, March 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

    *Thorn, A., Lemerise, E. A., *Nelson, K., & *Maulden, J. (2011). The influence of children's affective ties on the goal clarification step of social information processing. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 2011.

    Lemerise, E. (2011). Panelist representing Social Development in Roundtable Discussion Symposium on "Theme and focus of three journals: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Social Development, and Child Indicators Research. Presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 2011.

     *Nelson, K., *Niedwick, J., *Wheeler, D., & Lemerise, E. A. (2010). The influence of children's affective ties on the response evaluation and decision step of social information processing (SIP). Poster presented at meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Bowling Green, KY, November 2010.

    *Thorn, A., *Van Arsdall, S., & Lemerise, E. (2010). The influence of children's affective ties on the goal clarification step of social information processing (SIP). Poster presented at meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Bowling Green, KY, November 2010.

    Elizabeth Lemerise 8 Lemerise, E. A., *Maulden, J., *Drake, A., & *Nelson, K. (2010). The influence of children's affective ties on the response evaluation and decision step of social information processing. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, New York, NY, April 2010.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2009). A commentary on "Integrating affective, moral, and social cognitive influences on children's aggression: Cross-national findings." Paper presented at meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, April 2009.

    Arsenio, W. F., & Lemerise, E. A. (2009). Chaired symposium entitled "Integrating affective, moral, and social cognitive influences on children's aggression: Cross-national findings" at meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, April 2009.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2009). The centrality of relationship context for social information processing and (mal)adjustment: A commentary. Paper presented at meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, April 2009.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2008). A commentary on "Social information processing and antisocial behavior: Recent developments". Paper presented at meeting of International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Wurzberg, Germany, July 2008.

    *Boulie, E. M., *Maulden, J., & Lemerise, E. A. (2008). The impact of friendships and mutual antipathies on children's social behavior and social cognition. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Indianapolis, IN, April 2008.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2007). Affective and cognitive contributors to children's disruptive behavior disorders: A commentary. Talk presented at meeting of Jean Piaget Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2007.

    Lemerise, E. A., *Waford, R. N., & *Blanton, E. (2007). The impact of friendships and mutual antipathies on children's school adjustment. Poster presented at meeting of Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA, April 2007.

    Lemerise, E. A., Arsenio, W. F., & *Waford, R. N. (2006). Contextual effects on "happy victimizer" expectancies in normally developing and behaviorally disruptive children. Poster presented at meeting of Jean Piaget Society, Baltimore, MD, June 2006.

    *Waford, R. N., Lemerise, E. A., & *Blanton, E. (2006). The impact of friends and enemies on young children's adjustment at school. Poster presented at meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY, May 2006.

    Elizabeth Lemerise 9 *Waford, R. N., Lemerise, E. A., *Kelley, B. M., *Bowersox, A. L., & *Livingstone, E. G. (2006). An investigation of the impact of friendship on the school adjustment of preschool-age children. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Louisville, KY, April 2006.

    *Kelley, B. M., *Bowersox, A. L., & Lemerise, E. A. (2006). A comparison of reciprocated friends and randomly paired children. Poster presented at National Association of School Psychologists, Anaheim, CA, March 2006.

    *Waford, R., Lemerise, E. A., *McCormick, B., & *Bowersox, A. (2005). Having friends matters: An investigation of the impact of friendship on the school adjustment of preschool-age children. Paper presented at meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Richmond, KY, November 2005.

    *Lovitt, B. L., *Waford, R., & Lemerise, E. A. (2005). The impact of dyadic relationships on elementary school children. Paper presented at meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Richmond, KY, November 2005.

    Arsenio, W. F., & Lemerise, E. A. (2005). Attachment, emotions, and moral reasoning: A new look at the Piagetian model of moral development. Poster presented at a meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005.

    *McCormick, B. G., Lemerise, E. A., *Fredstrom, B. K., *Bowersox, A. L., *Scott, M., & *Rattigan, S. (2005). Do birds of a feather flock together? A comparison of reciprocated friends and randomly paired children. Poster presented at a meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005.

    *Bowersox, A. L., *McCormick, B. G., & Lemerise, E. A. (2005). Age and gender patterns in social information processing. Poster presented at a meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005. 

    Lemerise, E. A., & Salmivalli, C. (Co-Chairs) (2004). Social goals: A motivational approach to children's social adjustment. Symposium presented at meeting of International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium, July 2004.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2004). An integrated emotion and social information processing approach to studying children's social goals. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled " Social goals: A motivational approach to children's social adjustment"  at meeting of International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium, July 2004.

    Arsenio, W. F., & Lemerise, E. A. (2004). Aggression and moral development: Towards an integration of the social information processing and moral domain models. Poster presented at meeting of Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada, June 2004.

    Lemerise, E. A., Bowersox, A. L., McCormick, B. G., Jolly, J. T., & Trame, B. K. (2004). Do provocateurs' emotion displays influence children's goal setting and social problem solving? Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Washington, DC, April 2004.

    McCormick, B. G., Bowersox, A. L., Jolly, J. T., & Lemerise, E. A. (2004). Age and gender patterns in social information processing. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Washington, DC, April 2004.

    Lemerise, E. A. (Chair). (2003). Contributions of emotion processes to social competence and adjustment. Symposium presented at meeting of Society for Research in Child Develoment, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

    Lemerise, E. A., Trame, B. K., & Crafton, K. (2003). Fitting emotion into a social information processing model of social competence. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled "Contributions of emotion processes to social competence and adjustment"at meeting of Society for Research in Child Develoment, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

    Trame, B. K., Lemerise, E. A., & Jolly, J. T. (2003). Similarities in social goals between children and their reciprocated friends. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Tampa, FL, April 2003.

    Lemerise, E. A. (2002). Emotion and social information processing. Invited talk presented at Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 2002.

    Lemerise, E. A., Trame, B. K., & Hicks, S. M. (2002). Predictors of school adjustment in ungraded primary children. Poster to be presented at Conference on Human Development, Charotte, NC, April 2002.

    Adamson, A. M., Lemerise, E. A., Arsenio, W. F., McCormick, B., & Crafton, K. (2002) Contextual effects on kindergartners' happy victimizer expectancies. Poster to be presented at Conference on Human Development, Charotte, NC, April 2002.

    Trame, B. K., Lemerise, E. A., Snell, C., & Wilfert, B. (2002). Friendship and competence in  ungraded primary children. Poster to be presented at Conference on Human Development, Charotte, NC, April 2002.

    Lemerise, E. A., & Gregory, D. S. (2001). Continuities in social competence and peer relations in mixed-age primary classes. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN, April 2001.

     Lemerise, E. A. (2001). The emotional functioning of aggressive children: A commentary. Paper presented as discussant for symposium entitled, "The emotional functioning of aggressive children," at Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN, April 2001.

     Lemerise, E. A., Chua, V., Huddleston, R., Gregory, D. S., & Wedding, K. (2000). Same-grade and different-grade friendships: Contributions to social competence. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Memphis, TN, April 2000.

     Van Zee, K., Lemerise, E., Arsenio, W. F., Gregory, D. S., & Sepcaru, S. (2000). Developmental and contextual effects on "happy victimizer" expectancies. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Memphis, TN, April 2000.

     Lemerise, E. A., Gregory, D., S. Leitner, K., & Hobgood, C. (1999). The effect of affective cues on children's social information processing. Poster presented at meeting of the Society for Research  in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM, April 1999.

     Gregory, D. S., Lemerise, E. A., & Allen, J. (1999). Influences on friendship in mixed-age primary classes. Poster presented at meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM, April 2000.

     Lemerise, E. A., Harper, B. D., Caverly, S., & Hobgood, C. (1998). Mood, social goals, and children's outcome expectations. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Mobile, AL, March 1998.

     Hobgood, C., Lemerise, E. A., Siler, D., & Caverly, S. (1998). Agreement between peer and teacher assessments of social competence. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Mobile, AL, March 1998.

     Gregory, D. S., Lemerise, E. A., & Allen, J. (1998). Friendship and school adjustment in the ungraded primary. Paper presented at a meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Louisville, KY, November 1998.

     Allen, J., Lemerise, E. A., & Gregory, D. S. (1998). Friendships among peer rejected children: Contributions to competence. Paper presented at a meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Louisville, KY, November 1998.

     Lemerise, E. A. (1997). Why study peer relations in Kentucky's ungraded primary? Invited address presented at a meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Morehead, KY, November 1997.

     Hobgood, C., Lemerise, E. A., & Caverly, S. (1997). Agreement between peer and teacher assessments of children's behavior. Paper presented at meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Morehead, KY, November, 1997.

     Lemerise, E. A., Caverly, S., Harper, B. D., Diehl, D. S., Ramsay, S., & Roberts, J. (1997). Patterns of peer acceptance, friendship, and school adjustment in mixed-age primary classes. Poster presented at a meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC, April 1997.

     Lemerise, E. A., Walden, T. A., Smith, M. (1997). Contributions of emotion to preschool children's peer acceptance and friendship. Paper presented in a symposium entitled "The Role of Emotions in Children's Peer Relationships" (Chair: J. Hubbard) at a meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, DC, April 1997.

      Lemerise, E. A., Harper, B., Caverly, S., & Howes, H. M. (1996). Stability of peer acceptance and social reputation in ungraded primary. Paper presented at a meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Frankfort, KY, November 1996.

     Caverly, S., Lemerise, E. A., Harper, B., & Diehl, D. (1996). Peer acceptance, friendship, and school adjustment in ungraded primary. Paper presented at a meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science, Frankfort, KY, November 1996.

     Lemerise, E. A. (1996). Intelligence and affectivity: Transactions with people. Paper presented as part of a symposium entitled "Affect, cognition and Piaget" at the 26th Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Philadelphia, PA, June 1996.

     Lemerise, E. A., Harper, B., McGlothlin, H., Caverly, S., & Diehl, D. (1996). Longitudinal predictors of peer acceptance and social behavior in ungraded primary classrooms. Paper presented at Conference on Human Development, Birmingham, AL, March 1996.

     Lemerise, E. A., Newton, F., McManus, G., & White, L. (1996). The transition from single-age kindergarten to ungraded primary: Longitudinal predictors of peer acceptance and social behavior. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Birmingham, AL, March 1996.

     Diehl, D., Lemerise, E. A., Ramsay, S., & Roberts, J. (1996). Predictors of school adjustment in mixed-age classrooms: The roles of peer acceptance, social behavior, and age relative to classmates. Poster presented at Conference on Human Development, Birmingham, AL, March 1996.

      Lemerise, E. A., Harper, B., & McGlothlin, H. (1995). Children's reasoning about moral transgressions: Emotional consequences for victims and victimizers. Poster presented at the Joint Meeting of the Kentucky and Tennessee Academies of Science, Bowling Green, KY, November 1995.

     Bacher, B., Diehl, D., & Lemerise, E. A. (1995). Children's occupational aspirations: Does anyone want to be a scientist? Paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the Kentucky and Tennessee Academies of Science, Bowling Green, KY, November 1995.

     Lemerise, E. A., & Arsenio, W. (Co-Chairs). Developmental and individual differences in affective information processing. Poster symposium presented at Society for Research in Child Development meeting, Indianapolis, IN, April 1995.

     Lemerise, E. A., Scott, M.B., & Turner, K. (1995). Patterns of peer relationships in mixed age classrooms. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development meeting, Indianapolis, IN and at Western Kentucky Sigma Xi Research Conference.

     Lemerise, E. A., & Scott, M. B. (1995). Understanding the emotions of victims and victimizers: Developmental and peer status effects. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development meeting as part of a symposium entitled "Developmental and individual differences in affective information processing" (E. Lemerise & W. Arsenio, Co-Chairs), Indianapolis, IN, April 1995.

     Lemerise, E. A., Bush, M., & Turner, K. (1994). Peer acceptance in mixed age classrooms: Are younger children at risk? Paper presented at the 1994 Conference on Human Development, Pittsburgh, PA, April 1994.

     Gentil, J., Walden, T., & Lemerise, E. A. (1993). The relation between empathy and peer acceptance in preschool children. Poster presented at Society for Research in Child Development meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 1993.

     Lemerise, E. A., & Gentil, J. (1992). Social competence: What is it and where does emotion fit in? Paper presented in symposium on "What can emotion variables contribute to our understanding of social competence?" (organizers: T. Walden and E. Lemerise) at Conference on Human Development, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1992.

     Walden, T., Lemerise, E. A., & Gentil, J. (1992). Emotional competence and peer acceptance among preschool children. Paper presented in symposium on "What can emotion variables contribute to our understanding of social competence?" (organizers: T. Walden and E. Lemerise) at Conference on Human Development, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1992.

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