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July 28, 2021

Boys Still Get These 3 Things From Parents That Girls Don’t

Stereotypical gendered parenting differences remain entrenched in American households. In some cases (like when you’re shopping for last-minute gifts) parents may simply be unaware that they are parenting daughters in ways that are different from sons. In other cases, gendered parenting may be linked to cultural norms or religious beliefs. 

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July 28, 2021

Welcome to new Caring and Compassion Fellow Heidemarie Laurent

Heidemarie Laurent, Penn State associate professor of human development and family studies and Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion Image: UIUC Psychology

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July 23, 2021

Black women with ADHD start healing, with a diagnosis at last

Miché Aaron has always been a high achiever. The 29-year-old is in her third year of a ­planetary sciences doctoral program at Johns Hopkins University, where she researches minerals found on Mars. She is a former NASA space grant scholar and hopes to become an astronaut one day.

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July 21, 2021

Integrating trauma-sensitive schools and social and emotional learning

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July 13, 2021

Paul Morgan named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association

Paul Morgan, the Harry & Marion Eberly Faculty Fellow and professor of education (education theory and policy) in the Penn State College of Education, is one of 19 exemplary scholars chosen by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) as 2021 AERA Fellows. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their distinguished and sustained research achievements.

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