On Various Aspects of Psychology

Dai, D. Y. (2013). Naturalizing and contextualizing self: Self-in-action and self-in-reflection in differential development. In D. M. McInerney, H. W. Marsh., R. G. Craven, & F. Guay (Eds.), Theory driving research: New wave perspectives on self-processes and human development (pp. 183-204). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click here to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2012). From smart person to smart design: Cultivating intellectual potential and promoting intellectual growth through design research. In D. Y. Dai (ed.), Design research on learning and thinking in educational settings: Enhancing intellectual growth and functioning (pp. 3-40). New York: Routledge. (Click here to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2012). Fostering students’ critical thinking and creativity. In L. Zhao, & Y. Li (Eds.). International studies on teacher professional development (pp. 220-226) (in Chinese). Shanghai: East China Normal University Press. (Click here to download)

Dai, D. Y., Zhang, J., & Yan, Z. (2012). Epilogue: Where are we and where are we going? In D. Y. Dai (ed.), Design research on learning and thinking in educational settings: Enhancing intellectual growth and functioning (pp. 269-282). New York: Routledge. (Click here to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Sun, R. (2012). Where is the unity of attention, representation, and human  performance? A commentary. In S. Masmoudi, D, Y. Dai, & A. Naceur, A. (eds.), Attention, representation, and human performance: Integration of cognition, emotion and motivation (pp. 215-231). New York: Psychology Press. (Click here to download)

Dai, D. Y., Gerbino, K. A., Daley, M. J. (2011). Inquiry-based learning in China: Do teachers practice what they preach, and why? Frontiers of Education in China, 6, 139-157.  (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Wind, A. (2011). Computer games and opportunity to learn: Implications for teaching students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. In S. Tobias & J. D. Fletcher (Eds.), Computer games and instruction (pp.477-500). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Tobias, S., Fletcher, J. D., Dai, D. Y., & Wind, A. (2011). Review of research comparing games to other instructional methods.  In S. Tobias & J. D. Fletcher (Eds.), Computer games and instruction (pp. 127-221). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Rinn, A. N. (2008). The Big-fish-little-pond effect: What do we know and where do we go from here?  Educational Psychology Review, 20, 283-317. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., Wang, X. (2007).  The role of need for cognition and reader beliefs in text comprehension and interest development.  Contemporary Educational Psychology32332-347. (Click to download)

Bidjerano. T., & Dai, D. Y. (2007). Relationship between big-five personality and self-regulated learning.  Learning and Individual Differences1769-81. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2004). How universal is the Big-Fish-Little-Pond Effect? American Psychologist, 59, 267-268. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2002). Incorporating parent perceptions: A replication and extension study of Marsh’s I/E model of self-concept.  Journal of Adolescent Research, 17, 617-645. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2008). Where Chinese American students might fall short: What the model minority debate might have missed. In G-F Li & L. Wang (Eds.), Model minority myths revisited: An interdisciplinary approach to demystifying Asian American education experiences (pp. 177-193).  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y. (2002).  The self in cultural context: Meaning and valence.  In D. McInerney & S. Van Etten (Eds.), Research on sociocultural influences on motivation and learning (Vol. 2, pp. 3-21).  Information Age Press. (Lead article) (Click to download)

Renzulli, J. S., & Dai D. Y. (2001).  Abilities, interests, and styles as aptitudes for learning: A person-situation interaction perspective.  In R. J. Sternberg & L. F. Zhang (Eds.), Perspectives on thinking, learning, and cognitive styles (pp. 23-46). Marwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. (Click to download)

Dai, D. Y., & Davis, J. K. (1998). Field dependence, academic achievement, and career orientations: A study of Chinese high school students. Gifted and Talented International, 13, 34-39. (Click here to download)