Michael Miller

Michael Miller
Research Associate - Department of Paediatrics and Children's Health Research Institute, Western University


Area of expertise

Lifespan Development


Self-Explanation and Planning: A Microgenetic Study of Preschoolers' Strategy Use on the Tower of Hanoi

Research interests

  • Research methods and statistical analysis
  • Children's cognitive and social development
  • Health of infants, children, and youth

Representative publications

Miller, M. R., Müller, U., Giesbrecht, G. F., Carpendale, J. I. M., & Kerns, K. A. (2013). The contribution of executive function and social understanding to preschoolers’ letter and math skills. Cognitive Development, 28, 331-349.

Miller, M. R., Giesbrecht, G. F., Müller, U., McInerney, R. J., & Kerns, K. A. (2012). A latent variable approach to determining the structure of executive function in preschool children. Journal of Cognition and Development, 13, 395-423.

Giesbrecht, G. F., Miller, M. R., & Müller, U. (2010). The anger-distress model of temper tantrums: Associations with emotional reactivity and emotional competence. Infant & Child Development, 19, 478-497.

Giesbrecht, G. F., Müller, U., & Miller, M. R. (2010). Psychological distancing in the development of executive function and emotion regulation. In B. W. Sokol, U. Müller, J. I. M. Carpendale, A. R. Young, & G. Iarocci (Eds.), Self- and social-regulation: Social interaction and the development of social understanding and executive functions (pp. 337-357). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Müller, U., Miller, M. R., Michalczyk, K., & Karapinka, A. (2007). False belief understanding: The influence of person, grammatical mood, counterfactual reasoning, and working memory. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 25, 615-632.