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Members News

"Voting Is Good for Your Health, Study Finds," Time Magazine, January 25, 2018.
This Yahoo News article on creative imagination features research by multiple SRCD members.

Research by Ana Maria Gonzalez-Barerro and Aparna Nadig on the effects of bilingual ability on autism is featured in this article in The Independent.


New in Policy

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting peer reviewers for grant applications. 

SRCD signs on to March for Science letter calling on Congress to provide funding for research into gun violence.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requests comments and suggestions on the first NIH Strategic Plan for Data Science by April 2nd.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) released its five-year strategic plan for FY 2018-2022.

NICHD Director Dr. Diana Bianchi authored a blog post on PregSource, a NICHD crowdsourcing research project designed to enhance evidence on typical pregnancy. 

CDC released key findings from a new study on how having Tourette syndrome and other conditions affect children in school.

Read more in the latest SRCD Policy Update.

Publication News

New issue of Monographs available: Vocabulary of 2-Year-Olds Learning English and an Additional Language

New issue of Child Development, featuring the special section “Contemporary Mobile Technology and Child and Adolescent Development”

New issue of Child Development Perspectives released

SRCD Press Releases on Recent Child Development Articles Available Here

CD, CDP and Monographs Mobile Apps Available. Search SRCD in the App Store

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Upcoming SRCD Meetings

DEVSEC: Conference on the Use of Secondary and Open Source Data in Developmental Science
October 4-6, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ

Promoting Character Development Among Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Roles of Families, Schools, and Out-Of-School-Time Youth Development Programs
October 18-20, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Submission Deadline: 3/27/18

Save the date!
2019 SRCD Biennial Meeting
March 21-23, 2019 | Baltimore, Maryland

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Mission Statement & Strategic Plan

The Society for Research in Child Development is a membership association that advances developmental science and promotes its use to improve human lives.
Read the SRCD Strategic Plan here.