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Presidential Column

Juvenile Justice for Some

Reflecting on the recent public outcry over police shootings of unarmed Black males, APS Board Member Sandra Graham explains how the science of adolescent development and implicit racial bias can help society prevent these tragedies from recurring. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Carolyn Rovee-Collier

Colleagues honor a tenacious scientist whose research toppled prevailing views of infant memory development and whose dedication inspired successive generations of researchers. ... More>


Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that their gender identity is deeply held and not the result of confusion or pretense. ... More>


Seeing Themselves as Overweight May Be Self-Fulfilling Prophecy for Some Teens

Data from over 6500 adolescents show that teens who mistakenly perceive themselves as overweight are actually at greater risk of obesity as adults. ... More>


Mothers’ “Baby Talk” Is Less Clear Than Their Adult Speech

While we might think that “baby talk” is easier for children to understand, new research suggests that mothers actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults. ... More>