Sharon Nelson-Le Gall, Ph.D.


Contact

Phone:

412-624-7481

Fax:

412-624-3068

Biography

Accepting Graduate Students: No

Degrees

  • PhD, University of Illinois

Awards

  • Associate Editor, Child Development (2001-2007)
  • Fellow: American Psychological Association, Division 7, Developmental Psychology
  • Fellow: Association for Psychological Science
  • Visiting Professor, University of Aix-en-Provence
  • Visiting Professor, University of Rome
  • Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Graduate College and University Center, City University of New York

Publications

  • Publication 1100

    Silk JS, Nelson E, Dahl RE, Stroud L, Lee KH, Siegle GJ. Increased neural response to peer rejection in adolescents with major depressive disorder. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2013 Nov; epub ahead of print.

  • Publication 476

    Nelson, M. M., & Schunn, C. D. (2008). The nature of feedback: How different types of peer feedback affect writing performance. Instructional Science.

  • Publication 561

    Tharp-Taylor, S., & Nelson-Le Gall. S. (2005). Social orientations at home and at school: Gender differences in Black childrens perceptions and preferences. Negro Educational Review, 56, 245-257.

  • Publication 560

    Nelson-Le Gall, S. (2006). Peer acceptance and Black childrens help-seeking in school. Negro Educational Review, 57, 5-13.

  • Publication 559

    Quintana, S., Aboud, F., Chao, R., Contreras-Grau, J., Cross, W., Hudley, C., Hughes, D., Liben, L., Nelson-Le Gall, S., & Vietze, D. (2006). Race, ethnicity, and culture in child development: Contemporary research and future directions. Child Development: Special issue on race, ethnicity, and culture in child development, 77(5), 1129-1141.

  • Publication 558

    Quintana, S., Aboud, F., Chao, R., Contreras-Grau, J., Cross, W., Hudley, C., Hughes, D., Liben, L., Nelson-Le Gall, S., & Vietze, D. (Eds.). (2006). [Special issue on race, ethnicity, and culture in child development]. Child Development, 77(5).

  • Publication 557

    Jones, E. F., & Nelson-Le Gall. S. (2009). Black children's judgments of in-group and out-group students academic achievement motivation and behavior. Negro Educational Review, 60, 53-69.

  • Publication 529

    Wheeler, M. E., Petersen, S. E., Velanova, K., Nelson, S. M., and Ploran, E. J. (2008). Identifying early and late error signals in perceptual recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(12), 2211-2225.

  • Publication 839

    Ploran, E. J., Tremel, J. J., Nelson, S. M., and Wheeler, M. E. (2011). High quality but limited quantity perceptual evidence produces neural accumulation in frontal and parietal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2650-2662.