Fri, 10/14/2016

Child Development announces a call for papers for the special section Meta-Analysis and Child Development, with guest editors Marinus van IJzendoorn (Leiden University) and Glenn I. Roisman (Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota).  The section will focus on methods of meta-analysis as applied to developmental questions.  Papers should illustrate these methods with substantive developmental examples.  The editors are open to different theoretical and statistical perspectives, meta-analytical and empirical methods, and research populations to demonstrate the power and limitations of meta-analysis in substantive areas.

Potential contributors are asked to provide a brief letter of intent (500 words or less) to by January 15, 2017.  The editors will review letters of intent for fit and contact potential contributors to submit complete manuscripts for peer review by May 15, 2017.  Please review the full call (available at for further specifics on paper requirements.