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Register now for 2014 Youth Development Research Update

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Each year, the Youth Development Research Update creates a forum for practitioners and Cornell University researchers to discuss issues relevant to the well-being and development of children and adolescents. Research presentations will be followed by ample time for participant questions. Throughout the event, roundtable discussions will provide practitioners...

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A new approach to managing arthritis pain

Although they had developed a program that was proven to help people manage arthritis pain, Cornell researchers found that participants were having trouble attending all of the training sessions. In a recent Cornell Chronicle article, the BCTR's Karl Pillemer, co-director of  the Translational Research Institute...

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Student hydroponics lab is the only one in NYC

In the basement of the Food and Finance High School on W. 50th Street in Manhattan, tilapia swim in large, circular tanks. Under the guidance of Cornell Cooperative Extension applied scientist and extension associate Philson Warner, students help raise these and other varieties of fish that go on...

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Talk now online: “Evidence-Based Practice for Promoting Positive Youth Development”

David DuBois, professor in the Division of Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, delivered a Talk at Twelve on February 20, 2014. The recording (audio and powerpoint) of Evidence-Based Practice for Promoting Youth Development: A Critical Perspective is now available in our media...

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How a college roommate can affect your child

Certain habits and traits of a young adult's college roommate may affect their own behavior. Dr. Janis Whitlock, director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, was quoted in a recent post on the New York Times' Well blog on this subject. Recent studies from...

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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 and Neglect (NDACAN), co-authored...

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Elder wisdom on partner compatibility for a lasting relationship

Are people with opposing, complementary traits the best choices as long-term partners or would someone with values more similar to your own make a better mate? For the past year, Karl Pillemer has been investigating this question through interviews with elder Americans in an extension of...

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Parenting educators, researchers share wisdom

The BCTR's Parenting in Context Initiative held its annual in-service event with county parenting educators this month. Educators hear about the latest findings on parenting and children from Cornell researchers and researchers have the opportunity to learn about research needs from the educators. This process of...

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Chats in the Stacks with Neuro book editor Valerie Reyna

Valerie Reyna, professor of human development and psychology, will be speaking in Mann Library's "Chats in the Stacks" series about her book The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making (co-edited with Vivian Zayas, associate professor of psychology). This is the newest volume in the Bronfenbrenner Series...

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TRIPLL announces webinar series on pain management

TRIPLL New York City Community Forum

The BCTR's Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) is offering a series of webinars on pain management, pain care, and pain disparities. The webinars are free, but registration is required for each. Please contact Marcus Warmington at Weill Cornell Medical College for more...

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