2014 review of research relevant to the current child migrant crisis in the United States, primarily stemming from Central America.
2014 selection of research related to the long-term health consequences of childhood obesity as well as the effectiveness of nutrition and exercise programs to prevent obesity
2014 study in Public Administration Review on how K–12 public education fared during the recession to better understand the choices made by school districts
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.