Second Annual Diversity Weekend Sponsored by the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota

The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce its second annual Diversity Weekend scheduled for October 12-14, 2016, on the Minneapolis campus.

New Child Development Methodological Recommendations

In an effort to further Child Development’s tradition of publishing rigorous research, we announce new methodological recommendations for authors designed to support the production of accessible and reproducible, high-quality research without excluding innovative hypothesis-generating inquiry.  To satisfy these recommendations, we ask that authors address sample recruitment and selection, data collection and coding, descriptive statistical information, and model misspecification in the body of their manuscripts or as online supplements. 

OJJDP Releases Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents

OJJDP Releases Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents

Education Professionals Survey

Dr. Julia Jaekel and a team of students from the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville are conducting a study to determine what educational professionals know about preterm birth and its effects on children’s development.  The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.  Your participation would be greatly appreciated and would help to further the knowledge within this important field of research.  Survey Link:

Request for Proposals: $1,000 for The Drs. Rosalee G. And Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant

$1,000 for innovative research, education, and intervention efforts that advance psychological knowledge of the connection between behavior and health

Request for Proposals: $5,000 for The Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant

Click [here] to view the Request for Proposals for the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2016 Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant, which supports research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents.  Both intentional and non-intentional injuries are of interest, and illu

OJJDP Announces 5 “Beyond Detention” Publications

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Announces 5 “Beyond Detention” Publications Studies in this series describe the results of statistical analyses of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first comprehensive longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL, between 1995 and 1998. The sample included 1,829 male and female detainees between ages 10 and 18. The data come from structured interviews with the youth. Access and download these publications:

Registration Open for Closing the Opportunity Gap: Research and Community Efforts to Promote Children's Language-Rich Environments

HighScope Research SymposiumMarriott at the Renaissance Center - Detroit, MIMay 9, 2016 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Flux Congress Preliminary Program Announced!

4th Annual Flux Congress St. Louis, Missouri September 8-10, 2016