Maiden name: Gordon
Hurst, M. A., Wong, A., Gordon, R., *Alam, A., & Cordes, S. (2022). Children’s gesture use provides insight into proportional reasoning strategies. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 214, 105277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2021.105277
Gordon, R. & Ramani, G. B. (2021). Integrating embodied cognition and information processing: A combined model of the role of gesture in children’s mathematical environments. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 999.
Gordon, R., Scalise, N. R., & Ramani, G. B. (2021). Give yourself a hand: The role of gesture and working memory in preschoolers’ numerical knowledge. Journal of Experimental
Child Psychology, 208, 105145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2021.105145
Chernyak, N., Turnbull V., Gordon, R., Harris P., & Cordes, S. (2020). Counting promotes proportional moral evaluation in preschool-aged children. Cognitive Development, 56,
Gordon, R., Chernyak, N., & Cordes, S. (2019). Get to the point: Preschoolers’ spontaneous gesture use during a cardinality task. Cognitive Development, 52, 100818. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2019.100818
Under Review and in Prep
Barkin, R. & Ramani, G. B (Under Review). The Relation Between Children’s Working Memory and their Use of Gesture Strategies During Arithmetic Problem Solving.
HONORS, AWARDs, & FUNDING
2020-2023 Graduate Research Fellowship ($138,000) National Science Foundation (NSF GRFP)
2022 Cosmos Scholars Dissertation Grant ($4,026)
The Cosmos Club Foundation
2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Grant (SPARC; $1,000)
University of Maryland, CP - College of Education
2021-2022 Social Development & Learning Scholarship
University of Maryland CP - College of Education
2021-2022 Bruce W. Sorter Endowed Fellowship ($2,000) University of Maryland CP - College of Education
2020-2021 Richard L. Matteson Scholarship ($1,000)
Scholarship in Education, University of Maryland CP
2020 Graduate Student Grant ($400)
University of Maryland CP
2019-2020 William C. & William J. Graham ($1,000) Scholarship in Education, University of Maryland CP
2018-2020 Dean’s Fellowship ($10,000/year)
University of Maryland CP
Gordon, R. & Ramani, G. B. (2022). Math Adventures: Exploring the Relations Between Children’s Working Memory, Age, and Gesture Use During Arithmetic Problem Solving. In Congdon, E.(Chair), Individual Differences and Children's Understanding of Gesture. Symposium presented at the 9th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies.
Gordon, R. & Ramani, G. B. (2022). Exploring the Relations Between Children’s Working Memory, Math Knowledge, and Gestures Use During Arithmetic. In Gordon, R. (Chair), The Dynamic Relations Between the Presentation of Math Problems, Individual Cognitive Factors, and Problem-Solving Strategies. Symposium presented at the Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society 2021 Online Conference.
Gordon R., Scalise N., Ramani G. (2021, April) The Role of Gesture and Working Memory in Head Start Preschoolers' Numerical Knowledge. In M. Libertus (Chair), How and Why are Socioeconomic Status and Young Children’s Math Skills Linked? Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Virtual Biennial Meeting.
Gordon R. So you want to run a Zoom study: Tips and tricks for online research with kids. Click to view on Youtube (2021, February) Invited Talk and panel member for The Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society Training Boards’ Virtual Workshop: Developing and implementing online studies with children.
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