Child Development announces a call for papers for the special section “Inflection Points in Brain Development: Evidence for Plasticity during Childhood and Adolescence,” with guest editors Amanda Guyer (University of California, Davis), Koraly Perez-Edgar (The Pennsylvania State University), and Eveline Crone (Leiden University).
AERA Fellowship Program on the Study of Deeper LearningInformational WebinarTuesday, May 10, 2016, 2:00pm to 3:00pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Application Deadline: June 30, 2016
$25,000 for fellowships and scholarships for graduate student research in the area of child psychology
Click [here] to view the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2017 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Fellowship Program, which seeks to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology. The program supports scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
Second Annual Diversity Weekend Sponsored by the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota
The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce its second annual Diversity Weekend scheduled for October 12-14, 2016, on the Minneapolis campus.
In an effort to further Child Development’s tradition of publishing rigorous research, we announce new methodological recommendations for authors designed to support the production of accessible and reproducible, high-quality research without excluding innovative hypothesis-generating inquiry. To satisfy these recommendations, we ask that authors address sample recruitment and selection, data collection and coding, descriptive statistical information, and model misspecification in the body of their manuscripts or as online supplements.
OJJDP Releases Studying Deterrence Among High-Risk Adolescents
Dr. Julia Jaekel and a team of students from the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville are conducting a study to determine what educational professionals know about preterm birth and its effects on children’s development. The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. Your participation would be greatly appreciated and would help to further the knowledge within this important field of research. Survey Link: https://tiny.utk.edu/preterm
Request for Proposals: $1,000 for The Drs. Rosalee G. And Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant
$1,000 for innovative research, education, and intervention efforts that advance psychological knowledge of the connection between behavior and health
Click [here] to view the Request for Proposals for the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2016 Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Research Grant, which supports research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries for children and adolescents. Both intentional and non-intentional injuries are of interest, and illu