Society for Research in Child Development

The Society for Research in Child Development (SCRD) was established in 1933 and traces its roots to 1923 when the National Research Council recognized the importance of child development. The headquarters in Washington D.C., promotes interdisciplinary research in human development. Today 1/5th of the membership is comprised of international members from 50 countries. Open exchange of data, reports and information is the cornerstone of SCRD. SCRD offers fellowships for professional interested in pursuing advanced work in human development. SRCD provides current news and reports on human development research on its Web site.

Address
1313 L Street, NW, Suite 140 Washington, DC 20005
Website
http://www.srcd.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_for_Research_in_Child_Development

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Study: Natural disaster affects children's schooling years later

The social disruption that results from natural disasters often interrupts children's schooling. However, we know little about how children's learning is affected in the years after a disaster. A new study looked at changes ...

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Modeling prosocial behavior increases helping in 16-month-olds

Shortly after they turn 1, most babies begin to help others, whether by handing their mother an object out of her reach or giving a sibling a toy that has fallen. Researchers have long studied how this helping behavior develops, ...

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