2014 research brief on how keeping students back can hurt classroom dynamics, from Duke’s Clara G. Muschkin, first published by The Conversation.
2014 review of available studies and data relating to orphans in sub-Saharan Africa.
2013 study from Pennsylvania State University and other institutions published in Psychological Science on the interplay of nature and nurture in IQ development.
2013 study in Educational Research assessing the effect of a museum visit on students’ ability to engage in critical thinking, a key tool of higher-level reasoning.
2013 review of new federal report and other studies relating to the homeless population in the United States and providing insight into demographic characteristics and trends.
2013 study by University of Oregon and Willamette University on interventions to improve the selective attention of preschoolers from low-income families.
2013 study from Boston University and Johns Hopkins providing the first available national estimates of youth alcohol brand preference.
2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year.