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May 31, 2006
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A research symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of Bing Nursery School is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, in Room 040 of Building 420 on the Stanford campus.
The school, which is part of the Department of Psychology, serves as a setting for child-development research and teaching. About 450 children are currently enrolled.
The symposium, "Toward a Deeper Understanding of the Development of the Young Child," is free and open to the public. The event will review research conducted at the school during the last four decades. Psychology Professors Albert Bandura and Mark Lepper, and Professor Emerita Eleanor Maccoby, will present research on social development. John Flavell, a psychology professor emeritus, and Vikram Jaswal, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, will present research on cognitive development. Albert Hastorf, a human biology professor emeritus, will moderate the symposium, which will be followed by a roundtable discussion.
Laura Carstensen, Department of Psychology: (650) 725-0347, email@example.com
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