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New Book: “The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making”

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The newest book in the Bronfenbrenner Series on the Ecology of Human Development is out this month from the American Psychological Association (APA). The work presented in The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making, edited by Valerie Reyna and Vivian Zayas, is drawn from presentations made at the Third Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference. From the APA web site: Whether the decision is to have unprotected...

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Using science to tell the story

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Janis Whitlock Dr. Janis Whitlock, director, Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery (CRPSIR), and Deinera Exner-Cortens, former BCTR grad student,  wrote a recent post on the Society for Research on Adolescence blog about the importance of conveying research findings in a concise and engaging way. Whitlock explains a revelation she had after conversing with a visiting speaker, ... rather...

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McCabe new consulting editor for the Early Childhood Research Quarterly

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Lisa McCabe, director of the Early Childhood Program, has been invited to serve as a consulting editor for the journal Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ). In this role, she will be reviewing and overseeing reviews of manuscripts submitted for publication. This new position follows her contributions as a guest editor (along with Juliet Bromer of the Erikson Institute) for a special section of...

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Warner and Archibald talk recordings now online

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Recordings of two recent BCTR Talks at Twelve are now posted to our YouTube channel and the media library on this site:   Mildred Warner, City & Regional Planning, Cornell University: Planning Across Generations: New Approaches to Planning and Economic Development from November 14, 2013     Thomas Archibald, Agricultural and Extension Education Department, Virginia Tech: Research...

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