Department of Psychology
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Research Interests & Goals:
Janet Boseovski is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her research program focuses on the nature of social judgments and decision making in early to late childhood (i.e., 3- to 12-year-old children). She also has secondary interests in the development of theory of mind (mental state reasoning), executive functioning, and children’s learning in informal settings (e.g., science centers and museums).
Lapan, C., & Boseovski, J. J. (in press). “When Peer Performance Matters: Effects of Expertise and Traits on Children’s Self-Evaluations after Social Comparison. Child Development.
Boseovski, J. J., Hughes Maicus, C., & Miller, S.E. (2016). Expertise in unexpected places: Children’s acceptance of information from gender counter-normative experts. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 141, 161-176.
Lapan, C., & Boseovski, J. J. (2015). Theory of mind and children’s trait attributions about socially stereotyped groups. Infant and Child Development. doi: 10.1002/icd.1923.
Boseovski, J. J., & Thurman, S. L. (2014). Evaluating and approaching a strange animal: Children’s trust in informant testimony. Child Development, 85(2), 824-834.
Boseovski, J. J., Chiu, K., & Marcovitch, S. (2013). Integration of behavioral frequency and intention information in young children’s trait attributions. Social Development, (22)1, 38-57.