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BicaLgLori Bica

Degree: Ph.D. The Ohio State University
Area: Developmental Psychology
Positions: Professor of Psychology
Women's Studies Program Affiliate
Office: HHH 267
Phone: (715) 836-5524
Email: bicala@uwec.edu




Courses Taught

  • Psyc 100  Introduction to Psychology
  • Psyc 230  Human Development
  • Psyc 332  Psychology of Adolescence
  • Psyc/Wmns 336/536  Psychology of Women

Research Interests

  • Cognitive development: theory of mind in children, scientific reasoning and misconceptions in children and adults
  • Child and adolescent nutrition

Publications

Bica, L. A., & Jamelske, E. M. (2012). USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program creates positive change in children's consumption and other behaviors related to eating fruits and vegetables. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 36(2). Available online: http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=18054

Jamelske, E. M., & Bica, L. A. (2012). Impact of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program on children's consumption. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 36(1). Available online: http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=17279

Winer, G. A., Cottrell, J. E., & Bica, L. A. (2009). When hearts, hands, and feet trump brains: Centralist versus peripheralist responses in children and adults. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 27, 343-364.

Jamelske, E., Bica, L. A., McCarty, D. J., Meinen, A. (2008). Preliminary findings from an evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin schools. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 107(5), 225-230.

Winer, G. A., Cottrell, J. E., Gregg, V., Fournier, J. S., & Bica, L. A. (2003). Do adults believe in visual emissions [Comment]? American Psychologist, 58(6/7), 495-496.

Winer, G. A., Cottrell, J. E., Gregg, V., Fournier, J. S., & Bica, L. A. (2002). Fundamentally misunderstanding visual perception: Adults' belief in visual emissions. American Psychologist, 57(6/7), 417-424.

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