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2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference on Risky Decision Making

2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference

The 2011 Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference, The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making, was held on September 22-23 in 102 Mann Library. The conference featured distinguished scholars whose expertise spans diverse areas of psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics: Antoine Bechara, Eveline Crone,

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Talks at Twelve: Emily Kahoe Chen - Thursday, October 13, 2011

Program Adaptation for the Real World: Using Principles of Community-based Participatory Research to Adapt Evidence-based Programs
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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CRPSIB at International Society for the Study of Self-Injury Annual Meeting

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The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behaviors in Adolescents and Young Adults (CRPSIB) was well-represented at this year’s annual meeting of the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury, with one presentation and three posters presented. The presentation, titled “Parent Experiences of Child Self-Injury:...

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The Legacy Project Launches Website

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Lessons from the oldest Americans are now available on a Cornell web site. The Legacy Project began in 2004, when BCTR affiliate Karl Pillemer (Professor of Human Development) started collecting the practical advice for living from America's elders. Using a number...

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BCTR Inauguration

Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research Inauguration

On September 21, 2011, the College of Human Ecology (CHE) celebrated the opening of the BCTR with an Inaugural Reception and Dinner in the newly-opened Human Ecology Building. Center staff, college faculty, members of The Bronfenbrenner family, alumni, and invited guests were in...

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Jennifer Tiffany becomes BCTR Director of Outreach and Community Engagement and CHE Associate Director for Extension and Outreach

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As of October 1, 2011, Jennifer Tiffany will begin the dual positions of Director of Outreach and Community Engagement in the BCTR, and Associate Director for Extension and Outreach in the College of Human Ecology. She will also hold the title of Assistant Director of Cornell...

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Photovoice: Using Participatory Action Research with Youth

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BCTR’s ACT for Youth helped to launch a Photovoice project to amplify youth voice in Rochester, New York. Photovoice is a participatory action research method that allows participants to document, describe, assess, and begin to change critical aspects of their community. Through the process, participants use...

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New York State’s 4-H Youth Development program joins the BCTR

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  4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization and the youth component of Cooperative Extension. When it was founded, most young people lived in rural areas, where 4-H is still strong; 4-H is also well-established in cities and suburbs. In addition to the well-known club...

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2011 NDACAN Summer Institute

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The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) sponsored its annual Summer Research Institute (SRI) on the Cornell University campus June 13-17. The 2011 Institute was another outstanding experience for the participants and the NDACAN staff. The SRI provides an intensive experience...

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