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Spring 2014 Talks at Twelve series announced

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The center is pleased to announce our Spring 2014 Talks at Twelve. This semester's talks includes speakers from off campus and on, with topics including palliative care and youth development. Talks at Twelve are held at 12:00pm in the Beebe Hall conference room (unless otherwise noted) and include a...

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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...

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Using science to tell the story

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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...

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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...

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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...

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BCTR in the Fall 2013 issue of Human Ecology Magazine

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The cover of this fall's issue of Human Ecology Magazine features 4-H's efforts to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. The college is host to various STEM outreach programs, many specifically for girls. New York State 4-H Leader, Valerie Adams-Bass is quoted, Other BCTR connections in...

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Palliative Care symposium at Gerontological Society of America meeting

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Cary Reid, Catherine Riffin, Cara Kenien (TRIPLL associate director), Karl Pillemer, and Emily Chen of the Stern Foundation-funded Palliative Care Project organized a 90-minute symposium at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting  (New...

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Online forums a ‘mixed bag’ for depressed youth

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A recent article by Reuters looked at the effect using online forums and resources has on depressed and self-harming young people. Dr. Janis Whitlock, director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, explains that the internet can provide both help and harm. Whitlock goes...

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BCTR remembers friend and colleague Don Tobias

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The BCTR lost a dear friend and colleague on November 22nd when Don Tobias passed away. As executive director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC), Tobias created and oversaw programs that implemented Cornell research to better the lives of New Yorkers in...

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Learn about Affordable Care Act December 5

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Working with university, community, and government partners, Jennifer Tiffany (BCTR's Director of Outreach and Community Engagement and CCE's Associate Director-Human Ecology) helped organize a December 5 forum on navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and accessing New York State's ACA health plan marketplace,

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