2013 study from Pennsylvania State University and other institutions published in Psychological Science on the interplay of nature and nurture in IQ development.
2013 review of six scholarly research papers and studies on psychosocial and educational outcomes for children raised by same-sex parents.
2013 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the relationship between family planning access and long-term economic outcomes.
2013 study from Syracuse and Georgetown University in Social Science Research on how single parenthood can affects children’s life outcomes.
2013 research on contraception policies and pregnancy rates, including a 2012 study from Washington University in St. Louis on the relationship between free access to birth control and abortion rates.
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.
2013 Census bureau report on child care patterns and associated costs for families.
2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2012 study from the University of Iowa and the University of Texas at Austin showing the complexity of this evolving work practice and the potential downsides.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.