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Studies have long shown that a child’s environment influences—for better or worse—his or her opportunities for success later in life. Children from high-poverty areas generally fare worse across a wide range of measures, from income to health to psychological well-being. Policymakers, meanwhile, grapple with how to craft programs to level the playing field for low-income […]
Adolescents and young adults are spending less time outdoors and more time glued to screens—computer, TV, tablet and cell phones, according to numerous studies. A 2015 Australian study published in BMC Public Health found that 70 percent of ninth-grade boys use screens for more than two hours a day; screen time is even higher for […]
2016 study published in PNAS that examines how false beliefs about the biological differences between black and white people might influence pain assessment and treatment of black patients.
2016 study in The Review of Economics and Statistics that examines whether adolescents have higher grades, test scores if their math and English classes are scheduled at the start of the school day.
Linda Greenhouse, who reported on the Supreme Court for three decades for The New York Times, shared her thoughts about the polarization of the nation’s highest court as well as President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland and and the legacy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Today’s politically divided Supreme Court is anomalous in U.S. history, said Greenhouse, […]
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at the characteristics of juvenile offenders who stopped committing crimes.
2015 study published in The Journal of the American Dental Association that examines how often young adults visited U.S. emergency rooms for the treatment of toothaches between 2001 and 2010.
2016 study published in Social Problems that looks at how female math and science teachers influence high school students’ decisions to major in STEM fields.
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that examines the types of crime that occurs in areas hit by disasters such as earthquakes, significant fires or hurricanes.
2016 study published in Social Problems that examines how racial disparities in school suspension rates affect racial differences in student achievement in math and reading.