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Student Profile: Jessica Su

Jessica is a BCTR alum who now teaches at the University of Buffalo, SUNY.

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Register now for the Youth Development Research Update

The yearly even brings together practitioners and Cornell researchers

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Center annual report now online

The report highlights the accomplishments of our second year

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Parenting in Context event connects county educators and researchers

30 extension educators attended, learning about the latest research

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Volume from the 2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference

Valerie Reyna and Vivian Zayas are co-editors

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The mission of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is to expand, strengthen, and speed the connections between cutting-edge research and the design, evaluation, and implementation of policies and practices that enhance human development, health, and well being.

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Center News


Boomers pioneer new retirement housing trends

A recent article on Yahoo! Finance reports that, according to the National Association of Home Builders, almost one fourth of remodelers surveyed last year were doing work so that boomers could age in place. The BCTR's Elaine Wethington, co-director of the Translational Research...

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Stephen Hamilton and Mary Agnes Hamilton

BCTR at the Society for Research on Adolescence meeting

The 15th Biannual Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence was held in Austin, TX on March 20, 2014. The 2014 conference theme of Social Justice was addressed by faculty, staff, and students from the BCTR's Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury...

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4-H program supports youth with learning disabilities

Nigel Gannon, 4-H's State Healthy Living Program Specialist, recently co-presented Teaching Public Speaking Skills to Dyslexic Learners at the 41st Annual Everyone Reading Conference at New York University. The session described a successful and replicable model for schools to use in preparing students...

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Self-injury information available online, but rarely accurate

Although keywords related to self-injury were searched online over 40 million times in the past year, the majority of the pages returned contain misinformation on the subject. A recent article in JAMA Pediatrics by University of Guelph researchers examined the accuracy of...

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Income inequality linked to higher rates of child abuse and neglect

BCTR director John Eckenrode is lead author of a new article, Income Inequality and Child Maltreatment in the United States, published in February in the journal Pediatrics. Eckenrode, who also serves as director of the BCTR's National Data Archive on Child Abuse...

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School Gardens: Examining Effects on Children's Diet and Physical Activity

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Expressive Writing and Pubertal Development: Testing a Brief Intervention

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Priority Research Areas in Palliative Care: Findings from a Mixed Method, Multi-Stakeholder Research Project

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Research In Translation


ACT focus group studies connect policy makers with youth voices

Since its inception in 2000, the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence (COE) has sought to enhance efforts...

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