Laura DeWyngaert

Assistant ProfessorPractice

Laura DeWyngaert is an associate professor of practice in Applied Devlopmental Psychology in the Center for Psychology at Goucher College. She attended the Applied Developmental Psychology Master’s and Ph.D. programs at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her research interests involve educational contexts of development, more specifically literacy and reading comprehension. She has taught several psychology courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Lifespan Development, Professional Development, and Research Methods.

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Publications

Cartwright, K.B., Lee, S.A., Taboada Barber, A., DeWyngaert, L.U., Lane, A.B., & Singleton, T. (2019). Contributions of executive function and cognitive intrinsic motivation to university students' reading comprehension. Reading Research Quarterly.

Baker, L., & DeWyngaert, L.(2018). Academic socialization in the homes of Black and Latino preschool children: Research findings and future directions. In S. Sonnenschein & B. Sawyer (Eds.), Academic socialization of young Black and Latino children: Building on family strengths. New York: Springer.

Baker, L., DeWyngaert, L. U., & Zeliger-Kandasamy, A. (2015). Metacognition in comprehension instruction: New directions. In S. R. Parris, & K. Headley (Eds.), Comprehension instruction: Research-based best practices (3rd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Baker, L., Zeliger-Kandasamy, A., & DeWyngaert, L. U. (2014). Neuroimaging evidence of comprehension monitoring. Psychological Topics, 23, 167-187.