Child Development Lab
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Publications

To obtain a personal copy of these articles please see Dr. Godwin's research gate profile or email her directly (kgodwin1@kent.edu).  

 

Journal Articles

Godwin, K. E., Erickson, L. C., Newman, R. S. (In Press). Insights from crossing research silos on visual and auditory attention. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Godwin, K.E., Almeda, M.V., Seltman, H., Kai, S., Skerbetz, M. D., Baker, R. S., & Fisher, A.V. (2016). Off-task Behavior in Elementary School Children. Learning and Instruction, 44, 128-143. 

Fisher, A. V., Godwin, K. E., & Matlen, B. J. (2015). Development of inductive generalization with familiar categories. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(5), 1149-1173.

Godwin, K. E., & Fisher, A. V. (2015). Inductive generalization with familiar categories: Developmental changes in children’s reliance on perceptual similarity and kind information. Frontiers in Psychology: Impact of Context on Category-Learning [Special Issue], 6:897.

Erickson, L., Thiessen, E. D., Godwin, K. E., Dickerson, J. P., & Fisher, A. V. (2015). Endogenously- and exogenously-driven selective sustained attention: Contributions to learning in kindergarten children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 138, 126-134.

Godwin, K. E., Lomas, D., Koedinger, K. R., & Fisher, A. V. (2015). Monster Mischief: Creating a videogame to assess selective sustained attention. International Journal of Gaming and Computer Mediated Simulations: Assessing Human Capabilities in Video Games and Simulations [Special Issue], 7(4), 18-39.

Fisher, A. V., Godwin, K. E., Matlen, B. J., & Unger, L. (2015). Development of category-based induction and semantic knowledge. Child Development, 86(1), 48-62.

Matlen, B. J., Fisher, A. V., & Godwin, K. E. (2015). The influence of label co-occurrence and semantic similarity on children’s inductive generalization. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1146.

Fisher, A. V., Godwin, K. E., & Seltman, H. (2014). Visual environment, attention allocation, and learning: When too much of a good thing may be bad. Psychological Science, 25(7), 1362-1370.

Godwin, K. E., Matlen, B. J., & Fisher, A. V. (2013). Development of category-based reasoning in 4- to 7-year-old children:  The influence of label co-occurrence and kinship knowledge. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115(1), 74-90.

Fisher, A., Thiessen, E., Godwin, K., Kloos, H., & Dickerson, J. (2013). Assessing selective sustained attention: Evidence from a new paradigm. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 114(2), 275-294.

Fisher, A. V., Matlen, B. J., & Godwin, K. E. (2011). Semantic similarity of labels and inductive generalization: Taking a second look. Cognition, 118(3), 432-438.

 
 

 
 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Godwin, K. E. & Fisher A. V. (2018). Wiggleometer: Measuring selective sustained attention in children. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Madison, WI: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Eng, C. M., Todaro*, R., Murray*, G., & Fisher A. V. (2018). Examination of the role of book layout, executive function, and processing speed on children's reading fluency and comprehension. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Madison, WI: Cognitive Science Society.

Eng, C. M., Godwin, K. E., & Fisher A. V. (2018). Effect of seductive details on attention allocation and reading comprehension in beginning readers. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Madison, WI: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Eng, C. M., & Fisher A. V. (2017). Gaze shifts between text and illustrations are negatively related to reading fluency in beginning readers. In Granger, R., Hahn, U., & Sutton, R. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 415-420). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Seltman, H., Almeda, M.V., Shimin, K., Baker, R. S., & Fisher, A. V. (2016). The variable relationship between on-task behavior and learning. In Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D., & Trueswell, J.C. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 812-817). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E. & Fisher, A. V. (2015). The Effect of disrupted attention on encoding in young children. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 806-811). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E. & Fisher, A.V. (2014). Selective sustained attention, the visual environment, and learning in kindergarten-age children: Preliminary results of an individual difference study. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 541-546). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E. & Fisher, A. V. (2014). Inductive generalization in early childhood: The contribution of perceptual and representational similarity. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2275-2280). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Erickson, L. C., Thiessen, E. D., Godwin, K. E., Dickerson, J. P., & Fisher, A. V. (2014). Endogenously- but not Exogenously-driven Selective Sustained Attention is Related to Learning in a Classroom-like Setting in Kindergarten Children. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 457-462). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K.  E., Almeda, M. V., Petroccia, M., Baker, R. S., & Fisher, A. V. (2013). Classroom activities and off-task behavior in elementary school children. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2428-2433). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Fisher, A. V., & Matlen, B. J. (2013). Development of category-based reasoning: Results from a longitudinal study. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 507-512). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Matlen, B. J., & Fisher, A. V. (2013). Development of semantic knowledge and its role in the development of category-based reasoning. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2422-2427). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Fisher, A. V., & Matlen, B. J. (2012). Development of Category-Based Reasoning in Preschool-Age Children: Preliminary Results of a Longitudinal Study. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1608-1613). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E. & Fisher, A. V. (2011). Allocation of Attention in Classroom Environments: Consequences for Learning. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2806-2811). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Godwin, K. E., Fisher, A. V., & Matlen, B. J. (2011). The Influence of Co-Occurrence and Inheritance Information on Children’s Inductive Generalization. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2989-2994). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


Matlen, B. J., Fisher, A. V., & Godwin, K. E. (2011). The Influence of Co-occurrence Probability on Knowledge Generalization in Preschool-Age Children. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 674-679). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Matlen, B. J., Fisher, A. V., & Godwin, K. E. (2010). Children's Inductive Inferences with Synonymous Labels. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1493-1498). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.