Marjorie W. Schaeffer

Peer-Reviewed Publications & Book Chapters

*indicates authors contributed equally to the manuscript

Ramirez, G., Fries, L., Gunderson, E., Schaeffer, M.W., Maloney, E., Beilock, S., & Levine, S. (2019). Reading Anxiety – An early affective impediment to children’s success in reading. Journal of Cognition and Development. 20(1), 15-34. [PDF]

Schaeffer, M.W.*, Rozek, C.S.*, Berkowitz, T., Levine, S.C., & Beilock, S.L. (2018). Dis-associating the relation between parents’ math anxiety and children’s math achievement: Long-term effects of a math app intervention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 147(12), 1782. [PDF]

Berkowitz, T., Schaeffer, M.W., Rozek, C.S., Beilock, S.L., & Levine, S.C. (In Press). Supporting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning by helping families overcome math anxiety. In M. Caspe, T. Woods, & J.L. Kennedy (Eds.), Promising practices for engaging families in STEM learning (pp. 19-34). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press. [PDF]

Beilock, S.L., Schaeffer, M.W., & Rozek, C.S. (2017). Understanding and addressing performance anxiety. In A.J. Elliot, C.S. Dweck, & D.S. Yeager (Eds.), Handbook of competence and motivation (2nd Edition): Theory and application (pp. 155-172). New York, NY: Guilford Press. [PDF]

Park, D.*, Schaeffer, M. W.*, Nolla, K., Levine, S. C., & Beilock, S. L. (2016). How do generic statements impact performance? Evidence for entity beliefs. Developmental Science. [PDF]

Berkowitz, T., Schaeffer, M. W., Rozek, C.S., Maloney, E. A., Levine, S. C., & Beilock, S. L. (2016). Response to Comment on “Math at home adds up to achievement in school”. Science, 351(6278), 1161- 1161. [PDF]

Berkowitz, T.*, Schaeffer, M. W.*, Maloney, E. A., Peterson, L., Gregor, C., Levine, S. C., & Beilock, S. L. (2015). Math at home adds up to achievement in school. Science, 350(6257), 196-198. [PDF]

Maloney, E. A, Schaeffer, M.W, & Beilock, S. L. (2013). Mathematics anxiety and stereotype threat: Shared mechanisms, negative consequences, and promising interventions. Research in Mathematics Education, 15(2), 115-128[PDF]

Additional Publications

Berkowitz, T., Schaeffer, M.W., Rozek, C.S., Beilock, S.L., & Levine, S.C. (2017). The parent connection: What kinds of parent support promote children's academic achievement? The Psychologist, 30, 28-32. [PDF]

Science Communication & Translational Work 

Blog Post: Parents, Fear (Math) No More! (May 2017). Co-authored: Alana Foley, Talia Berkowitz, Marjorie W. Schaeffer, Christopher S. Rozek, Julianne B. Herts, Sian L. Beilock, and Susan C. Levine.