Child Development

Mindfulness: A Habit of Mind That Predicts Social Status in Youth

Social status asymmetries are a persistent feature of human life. Occupying a position at the top versus the bottom of a social hierarchy during youth development produces substantially disproportionate effects on well-being, learning, and longevity. Adaptive social behavioral patterns and trustworthiness are among the foremost determinants of youth social status More

John R. Weisz

Harvard University James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award John Weisz has committed his scientific career to improving the lives of children and adolescents who have serious emotional and behavioral problems. His research focuses on promoting youth mental health through evidence-based intervention. Through his deployment-focused model and his own research, he has More