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Adam Winsler

Dr. Adam Winsler is professor of applied developmental psychology and associate chair of graduate studies in the Psychology Department at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. His research, represented in over 100 publications, examines early childhood education, school readiness, bilingual language development, educational trajectories for ethnically diverse and immigrant children in poverty, arts education, as well as private speech (self-talk) and its role in behavioral self-regulation and executive function among typically developing children as well as children with ADHD or autism. He is author of the widely-read book, Scaffolding Children’s Learning: Vygotsky and Early Childhood Education (Berk & Winsler, 1995) and his latest book (Cambridge University Press, 2009) is entitled Private speech, executive functioning, and the development of verbal self-regulation. He has received almost $3 million in external research funding. Most importantly for this session, Dr. Winsler served as editor-in-chief of the journal, Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) from 2006 through 2015, and is currently on the editorial board of several journals. He has served as a reviewer hundreds of times for over 30 different journals. For more info, including CV and papers, see http://winslerlab.gmu.edu or emailawinsler@gmu.edu