Journals

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The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) publishes three journals, as well as the Social Policy Report. SRCD members receive full digital access to all three journals as a benefit of membership. If you are an SRCD member and would like to access the publications, please log in to your SRCD member account.
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Square image with the Child Development Journal logo on a blue background. Editor-in-Chief of Child Development journal is Glenn I. Roisman from University of Minnesota

Child Development (CD)

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SRCD’s flagship journal, Child Development publishes peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical articles reporting research on child development, on a bimonthly basis.

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Square image with the Child Development Perspectives Journal cover on a blue background. Editor-in-Chief of Child Development Perspectives journal is Judith G. Smetana from University of Rochester

Child Development Perspectives (CDP)

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Established in 2006, CDP publishes brief articles on developmental science that are written in accessible language for a wide audience, on a quarterly basis. CDP does not publish articles reporting new empirical findings.

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Square image with the Monographs Journal cover on an ombre blue background. Editor-in-Chief of Monographs is Lynn S. Liben from Pennsylvania State University

Monographs

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Monographs are extended works, focused on specialized topics, judged to make significant contributions to SRCD's mission—advancing developmental science and promoting its use to improve human lives. As of 2019, each issue of Monographs is accompanied by helpful teaching, scholarship, and outreach resources, published in the companion website, Monograph Matters.

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Square image with the Social Policy Report cover, a white background with a blue bar on the right side of the cover. The SRCD Logo is artfully placed within the blue bar. Lead Editor of the Social Policy Report is Ellen Wartella from Northwestern University.

Social Policy Report

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SRCD brings the science of child development to public policy through the production of the Social Policy Report.