Congratulations to Amalia Ionescu (Developmental Area) and Icy (Yunyi) Zhang (Developmental Area) for receiving the 2024 Millard Madsen Distinguished Dissertation Award


Date published: 07/02/24

Amalia Ionescu (Developmental Area) and Icy (Yunyi) Zhang (Developmental Area) for received the 2024 Millard Madsen Distinguished Dissertation Award. The award, which recognizes the best developmental dissertation, is typically awarded to one student annually. This year, the award committee chose to honor two dissertations. Amalia’s dissertation is titled “Analogical Reasoning Involving Semantic Relations in Children and Machines.” Icy’s dissertation is titled “From the Lab to the Classroom: Effects of Embodied Pedagogies on Students’ Learning of Statistical Concepts.”

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