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Experiments in the Dilemma Zone

Motorists make some of their most fatal judgment errors when the green light turns yellow at an intersection. The yellow traffic light has become a rich source of information about human response time, decision making, and risk taking. ... More>


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A Multilevel Perspective on Child Maltreatment

Child neglect and abuse have far-reaching effects ranging from the behavioral to the biological. APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti is leading the charge to steer child maltreatment research in an integrative direction. ... More>


SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2015-2016

Call for Applications The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is seeking applicants for SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2015–2016. There are two types of fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch. […]... More>


Wealth, Welfare and the Brother-in-Law Rule


Wealth, Welfare and the Brother-In-Law Rule

One of the enigmas of the American political landscape is the impoverished Republican. This is the American with very little money, and many unmet needs, who nevertheless votes for people […]... More>