SRCD regularly issues press releases on new research findings published in Child Development. It also issues media advisories on new research presented at SRCD’s Biennial Meetings. SRCD’s press officer, Sarah Mancoll, can be reached at (202) 289-7905 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Journalists are encouraged to call or email the SRCD press officer if they would like additional information for a story, including copies of full papers or contact with authors, or would like to receive SRCD press releases by email.
Journalists who are interested in attending the 2013 SRCD Biennial Meeting in Seattle, Washington (April 18 - 20) should contact the SRCD press officer to receive complementary registration. Journalists may register in advance or on site. The press officer can also share with journalists--whether they plan on attending the meeting or not--embargoed press releases related to the meeting. Research findings presented during all non-invited sessions (i.e., peer-reviewed sessions) are embargoed for release on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 6:00 am Eastern.
The Biennial Meeting press room is located in the Spruce Room of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, which is conveniently located near several of the major meeting rooms. The press room will be open during regular meeting hours.
For Child Development Authors
All manuscripts accepted for publication in Child Development are subject to a media embargo date. The media embargo ensures that a journal article is available to the public as soon as journalists report on it, and that all journalists have fair access to research, including the opportunity to review it in advance of publication. For more information, please read SRCD’s policy on media embargo dates or contact SRCD’s press officer.
All manuscripts accepted for publication in Child Development require a 300-500 page public summary, or lay summary. Please read SRCD’s guidelines for writing a public summary for more information.
Examples of SRCD members and SRCD-published research that have been featured in the media can be found in SRCD’s quarterly newsletter Developments.
March 28, 2013
- Teens' Struggles with Peers Forecast Long-Term Adult Problems
- Marital Conflict Causes Stress in Children, May Affect Cognitive Development
- Boston Public Schools Prekindergarten Program Boosts Children's Skills
- Multiple Moves Found Harmful to Poor Young Children
February 12, 2013
- Parents’ Praise Predicts Attitudes Toward Challenge Five Years Later
- Negative Stereotypes About Boys Hinder Their Academic Achievement
- Differential Parenting Found to Affect Whole Family
- Teaching Teens That People Can Change Reduces Aggression in School
December 20, 2012
- Topics of Teen Sibling Fights Affect Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem
- Supportive Role Models, Coping Lead to Better Health in Poor Teens
- Toddlers’ Language Skills Predict Less Anger by Preschool
- Young Offenders Who Work, Don’t Attend School May Be More Antisocial
- Motivation, Study Habits—Not IQ—Determine Growth in Math Achievement
October 30, 2012
- Homelessness, High Mobility Threaten Children’s Achievement
At 6 Months, Development of Children with Autism Like Those Without
September 11, 2012
- Teachers, School Climate Key to Latino Immigrants' Academic Success
- Mixed Findings Emerge on Immigrant Families' Home Environments
- Children of Immigrants Have Advantage in Academics, School Engagement
- Parents' Education Before Migrating Tied to Children's Achievement
- Comparison of Immigrant Children in Four Nations Shows Strengths, Lags
- Children's Health, Access to Care Differ by Parents' Immigrant Status
August 21, 2012
- Infants' Avoidance of Drop-Off Reflects Specific Motor Ability, Not Fear
- Ethnic and Political Violence Increases Children's Aggressive Behavior
- For Poorer Children, Living in a High-Cost Area Hurts Development
- Sacrificing Sleep to Study Can Lead to Academic Problems
- Time With Parents Is Important for Teens' Well-Being
June 14, 2012