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Zachary Gold

Areas of interest:

Early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, children's play behaviors in multiple settings, gender differences in behaviors and perceptions of context, sibling and peer relationships, verbal irony 


BA, Psychology, State University of New York at Geneseo

Current Work:

I am currently working with Dr. Jim Elicker on Play Interactions in the Imagination Playground, a study of preschoolers’ physical, social, and early engineering behaviors during free play in various play settings. Previously, I have worked with Dr. Shawn Whiteman on a comprehensive study of sibling relationships and health-related social influence. 

Advisor:  Dr. Jim Elicker