Faculty Profile for Dr. Jennifer Marie Clegg

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Dr. Jennifer Marie Clegg
Assistant Professor — Psychology
UAC 253
phone: (512) 245-2526

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Wen, N. J., Clegg, J. M., & Legare, C. H. (2019). Smart conformists: Children and adolescents associate conformity with intelligence across cultures. Child Development.
  • Davoodi, T., & Clegg, J. M. (2022). When is cultural input central? The development of beliefs about religious and scientific unobservables ‘as real.’ Child Development Perspectives, 16, 34–40. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdep.12435
  • Davoodi, T., Jamshidi‐Sianaki, M., Payir, A., Cui, Y. K., Clegg, J. M., McLoughlin, N., … Corriveau, K. H. (n.d.). Miraculous, magical, or mundane? The  development of beliefs about stories with divine, magical, or realistic causation. Memory. & Cognition. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-021-01270-2
  • Payir, A., Mcloughlin, N., Cui, Y. K., Davoodi, T., Clegg, J. M., Harris, P. L., & Corriveau, K. H. (2021). Children’s ideas about what can really happen: The impact of age and religious background. Cognitive Science, 45, e13054. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.13054
  • Mcloughlin, N., Davoodi, T., Cui, Y. K., Clegg, J. M., Harris, P. L., & Corriveau, K. H. (2021). Exploring diverse parents’ influence on the development of their children’s scientific and religious beliefs in the United States, Iran, and China. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 21(1–2), 49–75. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685373-12340096

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Funding and Sponsored Programs, College of Liberal Arts. August 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Achievement Award for Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts. August 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Honor Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. November 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Hoffman Academic Award for Intercultural Competence (University Nominee), University of Vechta. July 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Honor Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. November 2019

Selected Grants

  • Clegg, Jennifer Marie (Principal), Kelemen, Deborah (Co-Principal), Corriveau, Kathleen H (Co-Principal). Natural and supernatural representations in nonreligious households: Examining nonreligious parents’ and children’s explicit and implicit beliefs, John Templeton Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $234800. (Submitted: August 6, 2019, Funded: January 15, 2021 - January 12, 2023). Grant.
  • Warnell, Katherine Rice (Principal), Clegg, Jennifer M (Co-Principal). The Development of Prosocial Lying in Childhood, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, Texas State University, $16000. (Funded: December 15, 2018 - August 31, 2021). Grant.
  • Clegg, Jennifer Marie (Co-Principal), Warnell, Katherine R. (Co-Principal). The Development of Prosocial Lying in Childhood, Texas State University, $1600. (Submitted: October 2018). Grant.
  • Clegg, Jennifer Marie (Co-Principal). Do You Believe in Magical Objects?: The Importance of Artifacts in Ritual Success, Templeton Foundation Seed Grant, $10000. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Editor
Special Issue of Memory & Cognition
July 2020-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Developmental Psychology
January 2020-Present
Ad-hoc reviewer
CogSci
2017-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Infant Behavior and Development
2021
Ad-hoc reviewer
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
2017-2021