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2013 roundup of research on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in athletics and academics as well as their potential health effects.
2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2013 research review of academic literature and practical tips for instilling good online information-seeking habits.
2013 study from the University of Maryland and the University of Western Ontario published in Information, Communication and Society on young adults’ social and institutional privacy strategies on Facebook.
2013 study by University of Leeds and University of Missouri on gender differences in math and reading achievement.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play.
2012 study from Stanford and Harvard Universities showing that the majority of low-income, high-achieving students do not apply to selective schools.
2013 review of prior studies and research on dog-related injuries. Topics include children’s risks, dog breeds and policy analysis.
2012 study from the University of Memphis analyzing the language around diversity in the school mission statements of 80 post-secondary institutions.
2013 study from Harvard University exploring techniques for improving online learning and education.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year in Medicaid costs and publicly funded child services.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the demographics, motivations and outcomes of double majoring in college.
2013 report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Harvard’s Berkman Society for Internet & Society on levels of teen mobile and Internet use.
2012 review of research studies on questions of teacher evaluation, pay and retention.
2013 review of relevant research on guns in the United States. Featuring detailed findings from a 2012 study from Arizona State University, Phoenix, and the University of Cincinnati published in Crime and Delinquency on the effectiveness of U.S. gun violence reduction policies.
2012 study in Journal of Communication showing how violence is less prevalent on YouTube than it is on network television.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the effects of a service learning mentoring program and college students’ learning about social inequality.
2013 examination of relevant studies, reports and articles relating to policy proposals to expand federally funded preschool programs.
2012 and 2013 reports from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the University of New Hampshire examine and consolidate the research findings of recent studies.
2013 roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.