Salisbury

Professor

 

   

Dr. Marta ("Marcy") Losonczy-Marshall

Office: Holloway Hall 313
Telephone: 410-543-6444
Fax: 410-548-2056
Email: melosonczy@salisbury.edu

Infancy & Childhood
Developmental
Research

Bio Information

Professor of Psychology, Salisbury University. 2014 - present
Associate Professor of Psychology, Salisbury University, 2007 - 2014
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Salisbury University, 2001 - 2007
Lecturer of Psychology, Salisbury University, 1994 - 2001
Instructor of Psychology, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury, Maryland, 1992 - 1994
Bereavement Counselor, Coastal Hospice, Salisbury, Maryland, 1993 - 1994
Preschool Teacher, Relay Children’s Center, Relay, Maryland, 1990 - 1991
Master’s Level Psychologist, Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens, Baltimore, Maryland, 1986 - 1988
Preschool Teacher, Relay Children’s Center, Relay, Maryland, 1984 - 1986
Preschool Teacher, Early Childhood Learning Center, Catonsville, Maryland, 1983 - 1984
Preschool Teacher, Relay Children’s Center, Relay, Maryland, 1979 - 1983
 

Institutions Attended

The George Washington University: Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, 2001
Towson University: Pre-Medicine Program, 1990
Towson University: M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 1986
Catonsville Community College: Certificate of Early Childhood Education, 1980
Salisbury University: B.A. in Philosophy, Magna Cum Laude, 1978
 

Areas of Interest

 developmental psychology, child development, emotional development.

Publications

 

Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2014). Stability in temperament and emotional expression in one to three-year-old children. Social Behavior and Personality, 42(9), 1421-1430.
Chatkewitz, M. & Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2014). Awareness of Autism and perceptions of the disorder. Psychology and Social Behavior Research, 2(2), 46-52..
Whitehead, G. I. III, Smith, S. H. & Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2014). A pilot study of core topics in introductory social psychology and developmental psychology textbooks. The Teaching of Psychology,41(1), 78-82.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E.
&  Marshall, P.D. (2013). Factors in students’ seat selection: An exploratory study. Psychological Reports: Sociocultural Issues in Psychology, 112(2), 1-10.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2011, December). Book review. (Review of the book Nurturing natures; Attachment and children's emotional, sociocultural, and brain development, by G. Music). International Social Science Review, 86(3/4), 196-197.
Marshall, P.D. & Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2010). Classroom ecology: Relations between seating location, performance, and attendance. Psychological Reports, 107(2), 567-577.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2008). Age differences in the intensity of emotional expression between younger and older infants. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 107, 800-810.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2008). Gender differences in latency and duration of emotional expression in 7-through 13-month-old infants. Social Behavior and Personality, 36(2), 267-274.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2007). Book review: The laws of emotion, by Nico H. Frijda. International Social Science Review, 82(3/4), 199-201.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2007). Stability and continuity in normal emotional development between infancy and early childhood: Longitudinal research. Forum on Public Policy Online, a publication of the Oxford Round Table. Retrieved from http://www.forumonpublicpolicy.com/archive07/losonczy-marshall.pdf
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2006, July). The development of play in children. Thinking, 10(2), 5.
Losonczy, M.E. (2004). Infants’ emotional expressions in response to social and non-social stimuli. International Social Science Review, 79(3/4), 124-136.
Losonczy, M.E., & Brandt, L.J. (2003). Latency and intensity of discrete emotions: Are discrete emotions differentiated by latency and/or intensity of expression? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1000, 193-196.
Losonczy, M.E. (2003, Dec.). Brain development and cognitive development in early childhood. Thinking, 8(1), 1-3.
 

Research Presentations

Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2013, May). Stability of emotional expression and temperament from one to three years. Poster presented at the 25th annaul convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington D.C.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E.
, Whitehead, G.I. & Smith, S.H. (2013, March). Is there consistency across topics and references among developmental psychology textbooks? Poster presented at the 89th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. & Marshall, P.D. (2011, October). Performance, social, anti-social, noticed ability and environmental factors in students' seat selection. Presented at the International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology in Istanbul, Turkey.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2010, March). Relationships between temperament and emotional expression. Poster presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Brooklyn, New York.              Marshall, P.D. & Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2008, December). Classroom seating location: Performance and attendance. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Accounting, Finance, and Economics in New Orleans, Louisiana.                                                                                                                                               Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2007, March). Comparison of emotional expression of infants who passed and did not pass the Denver II Developmental Screening Test. Poster presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2006, July). Stability and continuity in normal emotional development between infancy and early childhood: Longitudinal research. Paper presented at the Oxford Round Table Discussion on Psychology of the Child, Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford England.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2006, March). Latency, intensity and duration of emotional expression in three-to five-year-old children: Cross-sectional research. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Baltimore, Maryland.
Losonczy, M.E. & Brandt, L.J. (2002, November). Are emotions differentiated by latency and/or intensity of expression? Poster presented at a conference entitled: “Emotions Inside Out: 130 Years after Darwin’s The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals” sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences, New York.
Losonczy, M.E. & Brandt, L.J. (2002, August). Emotional responses to social stimuli are different in latency, intensity and duration of expression. Poster presented at the 17th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Losonczy, M.E. & Brandt, L.J. (2002, July). Gender differences in emotional expression. Poster presented at the World Association for Infant Mental Health’s 8th World Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Losonczy, M.E. & Brandt, L.J. (2002, April). Age differences in the intensity of emotional expression in 7-through 13-month-old infants. Poster presented at the 8th biennial International Conference on Infant Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Community Presentations

Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2014, October & December). Development in late adulthood. Presentation given to Americorps workers at Salisbury University in Salisbury Maryland.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E.
(2013, May). Why are children aggressive? Presentation given to the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, sponsored by the Institute of Developmental Research, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2012, April). The importance of play. Presentation given to the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, sponsored by the Institute of Developmental Research, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2011, February). Children's aggression. Presentation given to the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2010, November). Transitions in adolescence. Presentation/workshop sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Maryland Mentoring Project, Cambridge, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2009, April). Children's aggression. Presentation given to the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, sponsored by the Institute of Developmental Research, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2008, April). What happened to my child? Presentation given to community members at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2007, April). What happened to my child? Presentation given to community members at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2006, October). Pathways to juvenile delinquency. Presentation to the Institute for Retired Persons at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy-Marshall, M.E. (2006, February). The development of play. Presentation given to the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy, M.E. (2000, January). Adolescent development. Presentation to Americorps volunteers in training, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy, M.E. (1999, January). Adolescent development. Presentation to Americorps volunteers in training, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Losonczy, M.E. (1997, December). Adolescent development. Presentation to Americorps volunteers in training, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

Courses Taught
General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Infancy and Childhood, Psychology of Adolescence, Psychology of Aging, Death and Dying, Developmental Disabilities, Childhood Psychopathology (graduate level), Research in Infant Development, Autism Spectrum Disorders