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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