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Researchers evaluate program for boys to avert sexual violence

BCTR group receives CDC funding to evaluate innovative new program to stop boys from committing sexual violence

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Holden receives lifetime achievement award

Martha Holden honored by The National Staff Development and Training Association

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Whitlock on self-injury in Time Magazine

Adolescent anxiety and depression are on the rise; self-injury can be a way they cope

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4-H Drone Discovery in Brooklyn and across the nation

New York State leads the nation on 4-H National Youth Science Day

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Episode 8: Evaluating Military Family Programs

Brian Leidy discusses process evaluation for the military

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.

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Joining parenting educators and researchers at annual in-service event

Parenting In Context (an initiative housed in the BCTR) holds annual in-service events at Cornell University for parent educators and others who work with parents and children across New York State. The in-service is a two-day event with networking opportunities, professional development workshops,...

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Climate change and vulnerable populations

The elderly are one of the most vulnerable populations during a natural disaster. They are more likely to be disabled, have fewer resources, and struggle more during harsh weather. The extreme weather brought on by climate change impacts elderly populations to a greater degree. David...

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Ways people with a purpose live differently

Having purpose in life - an underlying sense of meaning that guides what you do - boosts self-esteem and self-worth, finds Anthony Burrow, co-director of the BCTR's Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE). A recent Huffington Post piece examined...

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NYC high schoolers discover opportunity at Big Red STEM Day

By Jamie Black for the Cornell Chronicle While many New York City high school students might have spent the first Saturday in November playing Pokémon GO, some of their peers were creating their own games using a JavaScript-based code that doesn’t require any prior programming...

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Workshop series: How to Do Research in Real-World Settings

Researchers are increasingly conducting studies in community settings and applying for grants that require documentation of real-world impact. Indeed, some funders now require components such as dissemination plans, stakeholder engagement, or community participation. To meet these new demands, researchers may wish to collaborate with...

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Light bulbs or seeds? Metaphor and understanding genius

Ideas are commonly described using metaphors; a bright idea appears like a “light bulb” or the “seed” of an idea takes root. However, little is known about how these metaphors may shape beliefs about ideas or the role of effort versus genius in their...

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Regional CARE events share findings from 5-year study

RCCP director Martha Holden addressing attendees The BCTR’s Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) disseminates...

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