Lunchtime Seminar November 10, 2011 (58:51 min.)
Jennifer M. Grossman, Ph.D., Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., Ineke Ceder, B.A., Sumru Erkut, Ph.D, provide an overview of their mixed-method, longitudinal evaluation which uses a randomized control design to assess the impact of a middle school sex education curriculum.
Lunchtime Seminar November 3, 2011 (42:55 min.)
Anyone who has read aloud to children has seen that stories can evoke strong emotional responses and can stimulate new ways children view themselves and others.
Nan Stein, Ed.D. and Bruce Taylor, Ph.D.: Shifting Boundaries: Findings from a Youth Dating Violence Prevention Program Evaluation in NYC Middle Schools
Lunchtime Seminar October 27, 2011 (54:18 min.)
Lunchtime Seminar April 14, 2011 (55:54 min.)
Out-of-School Time Programs offer an opportunity for physical activity.
Lunchtime Seminar April 7, 2011 (55:00 min.)
In this talk, Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW), and Michelle Porche, Ed.D., senior research scientist at WCW, will present mixed-method data on girls’ aspirations for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) work, what draws girls to STEM careers, and their perceptions of career and family roles.
Lunchtime Seminar March 24, 2011 (46:10 min.)
Sari Pekkala Kerr, Ph.D., explores whether temporary-help jobs improve the earnings of unemployed women.
Lunchtime Seminar March 17, 2011 (49:19 min.)
Research suggests that family variables are involved in the transmission of depression from parents to children. To date, marital and parent/child relationships have been explored in connection to youth depression, but the sibling relationship generally has been overlooked.
Lunchtime Seminar March 3, 2011 (64:04 min.)
In this lecture, Amy Banks, M.D. will discuss the “smart vagus” nerve as described by neuroscientist Dr. Stephan Porges.