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Current News

David Pedulla receives grant to study labor market placements of disadvantaged groups

Posted: Mar 11, 2015

Project will investigate how employer preferences shape distribution of opportunities to minorities and females.

Leticia Marteleto to chair new IUSSP Scientific Panel

Posted: Mar 9, 2015

The IUSSP Council will establish a panel on Youth and Intergenerational Relations in Developing Countries to run through December 2018

David Yeager awarded grant to promote mindsets about the purpose of schoolwork and assessing academic perserverance

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

The project will measure academic perserverance to aid in student intervention.

David Yeager receives funding to study sociological and contextual persepectives on psychological interventions

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

This study is designed to help practioners understand how psychology and social processes influence adolescent development.

David Yeager awarded grant for the national study of the growth mindset and math teacher survey

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

Grant awarded to produce insights about future application of character interventions.

Cynthia Osborne awarded grant to measure the effectiveness of formal mediation in child protection cases

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

Project will determine whether the use of mediation leads to better outcomes for children in protection cases.

David Pedulla receives grant to study the context of employment scarring

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

Project will investigate how unemployment affects future employment.

Robert Hummer awarded funding for network on life course health, dynamics and disparities in 21st century America

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

This project seeks to create a research network to understand how and why the U.S. is falling behind virtually all comparably developed nations on major indicators of population health

David Yeager receives grant to reduce educational underperformance

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

This project will conduct a mindset experiment, allowing for educational generalizations to be made.

Harel Shapira awarded a grant for to understand how Americans learn about gun use

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

The study examines how Americans teach and learn to use guns.

Chandra Muller awarded grant to understand how voting is impacted by high schools

Posted: Nov 13, 2014

A study to assess recent voting records to identifiers collected from the High School and Beyond cohort study

Robert Crosnoe receives NIJ grant to examine how family structure changes predict exposure to violence among children and adolescents

Posted: Nov 6, 2014

Family instability contributing to violence exposure on young people

David Kirk receives grant to examine criminal recidivism

Posted: Nov 6, 2014

Residential migration far from former neighborhoods may reduce criminal recidivism

Paige Harden's new grant to test how changes in testosterone during adolescence influence risky behaviors

Posted: Nov 6, 2014

New grant will study how testosterone during adolescence intersects with genetic influences on the development of alcohol use and related risk-taking behaviors

Kyungmin Kim receives NIH grant to study family typologies affect the well-being of family members

Posted: Nov 6, 2014

Parent-child ties contribute to overall family relationship patterns and well-being of family members

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