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A BCTR student on misogyny, men, and mental health treatment

Narayan Reddy gives a student's perspective on working with the BCTR's Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery in a recent Cornell Daily Sun column. Reddy, a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the ways that misogyny also negatively affects men, specifically in the realm...

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Light bulbs or seeds? Metaphor and understanding genius

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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 creation, an important omission...

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Doing Translational Research podcast: Brian Leidy

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Brian Leidy is director of The Military Projects in the Bronfenbrenner Center. In this podcast episode, Evaluating Military Family Programs, he and Karl discuss the project's work doing process evaluation for the military and the challenges and importance of supporting this unique community. Brian D....

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Holden receives lifetime achievement award

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The National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA) Career Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has made a career commitment to the profession of human service training and development; making significant contributions in terms of leadership, new ideas and education as measured by improved organizational outcomes,...

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Iscol lecturer: U.S. justice has always oppressed minorities

By Shashank Vura for the Cornell Chronicle When Glenn E. Martin went to the White House last year along with 40 other experts in the field of criminal justice, his colleagues were all accorded green passes. Martin, a former prison inmate, was given a pink pass reading “needs escort.” Despite...

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

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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 non-academic groups and craft...

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Conference spotlights consequences of parental incarceration

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By H. Roger Segelken for the Cornell Chronicle: With millions of American parents, mostly fathers, locked in jails and prisons, a national conference at Cornell Sept. 15-16 shined the spotlight on their kids back home. “Minimizing the Collateral Damage: Interventions to Diminish the Consequences of Mass Incarceration for Children” was...

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‘Likes’ less likely to affect self-esteem of people with purpose

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By Susan Kelley for the Cornell Chronicle: How many likes did I get? The rush of self-esteem that comes with the ubiquitous thumbs-up has more people asking that question, as Facebook and other social media sites offer more ways for friends to endorse photos and posts. But one group seems immune...

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Doing Translational Research podcast: Marianella Casasola

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In this episode of the Doing Tranlsational Research podcast Karl Pillemer talks with Marianella Casasola about her work examining infant cognitive development, early word learning, and early spatial cognition. Dr. Casasola talks about her experiences partnering with Head Start to do research, details of her more recent...

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Conference explores Building a Community of Practice

The Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) hosted its fourth international RCCP Conference this summer in Lake George, NY. The conference brings together professionals who work with vulnerable children and families to explore ways to provide the best care for the populations they serve. Approximately 250 people from 13...

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