Poster Schedule


Poster Presentation Schedule

(subject to change)


PRESENTERS: Please go to “Poster Directions” for important directions on preparing your poster. Also, please go to “Schedule” link for the times of each poster session.


Thursday morning

Gender Identity and Attitudes

1. Measuring the domains of children’s gender typicality. Rachel E. Cook, Carol Lynn Martin.

2. Liking of same-sex and other-sex peers and its association with gender identity: Satisfaction and typicality. Melisa Castellanos, William M Bukowski.

3. Time spent with parents and peers and African American youth’s gender-role orientations. Olivenne D. Skinner, Susan M. McHale.

4. Adherence to norms of masculinity and its implications for psychological health: A study of Chinese and American girls. Rui Yang, Anna Bennet, Onnie Rogers, Niobe Way.

5. Traditional masculinity during the middle school transition: Associations with depressive symptoms and academic engagement. Adam A. Rogers, Dawn DeLay, Carol Lynn Martin.

6. Endorsement of sexist beliefs and psychosocial adjustment among middle-school students. Katie Hannah-Fisher, Meenakshi Menon.

7. Internalized homonegativity and psychological well-being: The role of perceived social support and preferred defense mechanisms. Hilal Akekmekçi, Hale Bolak Boratav, Alev Çavdar Sideris, Koray Başar.

Body Image

8. Thin ideal versus sexualized ideal: College students' stereotypes about plus-sized women. Ellen A. Stone, Christia Spears Brown.

9. Do evidence-based eating disorder interventions also impact on young women’s endorsement of traditional gender roles? Emma Halliwell.

10. Skin deep: Women, appearance, and self-esteem across adulthood. Patricia L. Waters, Tessa Carroll.


11. Differences between middle-school boys and girls in predicting their friendship satisfaction. Ryan J. Persram, William M. Bukowski, Jonathan B. Santo.

12. Boys’ and girls’ affective responses to talking about problems with same-sex friends, opposite-sex friends, and romantic partners. Sarah K. Borowski, Amanda J. Rose.

13. Co-brooding and co-reflection as differential predictors of depressive symptoms and friendship quality in adolescence: Investigating the moderating role of gender. Margot Bastin, Sabine Nelis, Janne Vanhalst, Michael W. Vasey, Filip Raes, Patricia Bijttebier.

14. Gender-bending is good for friending: Examining the associations between gender similarity and friendship stability in adolescence. Matthew G. Nielson, Kaitlin M. Flannery, Carol L. Martin, Laura D. Hanish.


15. Redefining tradition: Generational differences in same-sex couples’ surname decisions. Carrie R. Underwood, Sarah E. Thoman, Jennifer E. Buck, Rachael D. Robnett, Mustafa Barakat.

16. How are gendered personal attributes linked with gendered attitudes among same-sex and same-gender couples? Claire A. Wood, W. Roger Mills-Koonce.

17. Family socialization of suspicion and fear of the other gender: A cross-cultural examination. May Ling D. Halim, Brenda Gutierrez, Campbell Leaper.

18. Acculturation level, familism values, and gender-role attitudes among Mexican-origin couples. Yuliana Rodriguez, Claire Wood, Heather M. Helms.


Thurs afternoon

Brain, Endocrines, and Behavior

1. Meta-analysis reveals a lack of sexual dimorphism in human amygdala volume. Dhruv Marwha, Meha Halari, Lise Eliot.

2. Does early androgen exposure contribute to autistic traits in young children? Karson T. F. Kung, Carlo L. Acerini, Wendy V. Browne, Mihaela Constantinescu, Vivette Glover, Peter C. Hindmarsh, Ieuan A. Hughes, Sharon Neufeld, Rebecca M. Noorderhaven, Thomas G. O'Connor, Vickie Pasterski, Debra Spencer, Melissa Hines.

3. Blood hormone levels of estradiol and testosterone, mental-rotation performance and aptitude-related attitudes in (pre)puberty. Linda Schürmann, Claudia Quaiser-Pohl, Vera Ruthsatz, Martina Rahe, Petra Jansen.

Spatial Skills

4. Early contributions to infants’ mental rotation abilities. Mihaela Constantinescu, David S. Moore, Scott P. Johnson, Melissa Hines.

5. Can holiday camps in the STEM field improve mental-rotation skills? Claudia Quaiser-Pohl, Vera Ruthsatz, Martina Rahe, Linda Schürmann.

6. Gender differences in mental-rotation tests with gender-stereotyped stimulus material. Martina Rahe, Vera Ruthsatz, Linda Schürmann, Claudia Quaiser-Pohl.

7. Affective precursors to gender differences in spatial and mathematical performance. Jillian E. Lauer, Alena G. Esposito, Patricia J. Bauer.

Schools and Academic Achievement

8. How, when, and why early childhood educators address gender with young children? Flora Farago, Brittany Propoggio.

9. Mother and father involvement in the education of early adolescents: Differences by boys and girls. Sarah Tsutsui, Jeff Cookston.

10. Does gender identity motivate early adolescents’ emulation of gender stereotypes in academic achievement? Tinai James, Meenakshi Menon.

11. Women and young girls are the targets of bias in contexts that emphasize intellectual ability. Lin Bian, Andrei Cimpian, Sarah-Jane Leslie.

12. Collaboration with technology: Gender similarities and differences. Shannon Campe, Julie Adams, Jill Denner.


13. A content analysis of gender representations in preschool television. Abigail Walsh, Campbell Leaper.

14. Damsels in distress: Psychological consequences of playing sexist video games. Veronica Hamilton, Nicole Else-Quest.

15. Gender roles in Halloween costumes: The masculine tough guy and fierce but flirty woman. Haley Allemand, Aurora Sherman, Shayla Prickett.

16. Gendered patterns of sexualization in child and adult Halloween costumes: A content analysis. Aurora M. Sherman, Shayla Prickett, Haley Allemand.

17. The impact of a social media fast on pre-teen and teen girls' self-objectification, self-esteem and self-compassion. Tomi-Ann Roberts, Leslie Scott.

18. Exposure to thin-ideal media affects most, but not all, women:  Results from the Perceived Effects of Media Exposure Scale and qualitative responses. David Frederick, Morgan Bates, Elizabeth Daniels, Tracy Tylka.


19. Exploring the gender-specific aspect of fathering: How fathers uniquely contribute to their child’s development. Gretchen Cox, Jessica Becerra, Jeff Cookston.

20. Young children’s attitudes toward children in same-sex parent families. Ilyssa Salomon, Rachel Farr, Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi, Christia Spears Brown.

21. Parenting among adoptive gay fathers: Association with gender roles, socioeconomic status, and child adjustment. Éric Feugé, Louise Cossette, Chantal Cyr, Danielle Julien.

22. Socialization strategies in sexual-minority families: How gay and lesbian parents prepare their children to cope with anticipated secondary stigmatization. Jennifer Horne King, D. Bruce Carter.


23. Predictors of suicide ideation in a sample of at-risk girls. Emily Reich, Leslie Leve.

24. Self-harm and suicidality in a Dutch sample of children referred for gender-dysphoria. Thomas D. Steensma, Doug P. VanderLaan, Baudewijntje P. C. Kreukels, Kenneth J. Zucker.

25. Are narcissistic adolescents especially likely to emulate gender stereotypes? Rebecca French, Meenakshi Menon.

26. Psychological androgyny, adaptability, and health in college students. Stephanie Masters, Amy Roberson Hayes.


Friday morning

Gender Categorization and Stereotyping

1. Children’s gender-related toy and color preferences in a Peruvian Amazon culture. Jac Davis, Melissa Hines.

2. What does gender really mean? Developmental trends in metacognitions of gender. Kingsley Schroeder, Lynn Liben.

3. Test of a novel scale of entity/incremental beliefs: Gender differences and implications. Emily Clarke, Janet Hyde.

4. Relations between gender essentialism and gendered attitudes. Selin Gülgöz, Susan A. Gelman.

5. Mothers' environmental versus essentialist explanations for gender differences in children’s toy interests. Erica S. Weisgram, Samuel Bruun.

6. Children’s accessible knowledge of gender stereotypes across different contexts. Cindy Faith Miller, Caroline E. Shanholtz.

7. Gender in-group bias in prosocial behaviors. Emily Hachey, Clare Conry-Murray.

STEM Achievement

8. Children’s engagement in community science: Lessons from Family Discovery Night. Emily F. Coyle, Robin Altman.

9.  “I wanna be pretty and smart… but not, like, a scientist or anything”: Self-objectification and expectancy beliefs about math. Christy R. Starr, Campbell Leaper.

10. Too pretty for homework: The academic consequences of the sexualized girl stereotype. Andrew A. Nelson, Christia Spears Brown.

11. The association of peer academic reputations in math and science with girls’ and boys’ achievement Beliefs and behaviors in early adolescence. Elizabeth North, Allison Ryan.

12. Gender stereotypes and abilities in adolescents’ judgments of others’ career interests. Hwaheun Kim, Joan M. Barth, Cassie A. Eno, Rosanna E. Guadagno, Alabama STEM Education Research Team.

13. Advantage or obstacle? Associations between women’s romantic relationship involvement and their academic outcomes in STEM. Amber K. Stephens, Sarah E. Thoman, Rachael D. Robnett.

14. Test tubes or soccer practice: Retention and work-life balance among women in STEM. Sarah E. Thoman, Carrie R. Underwood, Amber K. Stephens, Jennifer E. Buck, Rachael D. Robnett.

15. Configurations of efficacy and academic achievement among women in STEM majors:  A longitudinal analysis. Rachael D. Robnett, Sarah E. Thoman.

16. Perceptions of gender climate among STEM and non-STEM faculty. Amy Roberson Hayes, Kristin Hixon.

Peers and Gender Nonconformity

17. Perils of gender policing: Socioemotional adjustment and gender typicality in early adolescence. Danielle S Smith, Jaana Juvonen.

18. A social network assessment of the impact of homophobic name-calling on early adolescent mental health and gender identity. Dawn DeLay, Carol Lynn Martin, Laura D. Hanish, Rachel E. Cook, Linlin Zhang.

19. Backlash against gender-incongruent males and females. Katilyn Mascatelli, Vicki S. Helgeson.

20. Associations of bullying based on gender, sexual orientation, and gender nonconformity with school functioning: The role of gay-straight alliances. Laura Baams, Stephen T. Russell.

Transgender and Gender Construction

21. Gender construction and women who live as men in traditional Albania. Ellen Robertson, Melissa Hines.

22. Bringing trans people and issues into gender development research: A content analysis of scholarship and recommendations for future research. Elliot Tebbe, Bonnie Moradi, Stephanie Budge, Melanie Brewster.

23. Supporting gender expression and transgender identity: Results from a national inventory of Canadian public school districts. Hilary A. Rose, Catherine Taylor, Tracey Peter, Gilbert Emond, Elizabeth M. Saewyc.

24. Heterosexual/cisgender perspectives on transgender civil rights: A mediation model of gender, gender traits, and genderism. Catherine J. Massey, Erin L. O'Connor, Cain Kaltenbaugh.

25. More preferred name use is linked to less depression, suicidal ideation, and suicidal attempts in transgender youth. Stephen Russell, Amanda Pollitt, Gu Li, Arnold Grossman.