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SEED Lab Publishes Two New Studies in Child Development

September 3, 2021

Dr. McCoy and other members of the SEED Lab have recently published two articles in the journal Child Development related to children's wellbeing in global contexts. The first was co-authored with former doctoral student Emily Hanno and colleagues from FGV in Brazil.  It presents the first-year effects of a social-emotional learning intervention, Programa Compasso, as implemented in primary schools in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Although no...

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CREDI team publishes commentary in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

April 13, 2021
SEED Lab and CREDI team members Dana McCoy, Jonathan Seiden, and Marcus Waldman -- alongside collaborator Günther Fink -- recently published a commentary in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  The commentary reviews the state of the evidence on the CREDI, a set of measures for capturing early childhood development in diverse global settings.  Click... Read more about CREDI team publishes commentary in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
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SEED Lab Director Dana McCoy awarded SREE Early Career Award

February 26, 2021

Along with Dr. Matthew Kraft of Brown University, Dr. Dana McCoy was recently awarded the 2021 Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Early Career Award.  The award is intended to recognize "early career scholars whose work has advanced rigorous research relevant to educational practice."  Read more about the announcement here.

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Doctoral student Jorge Cuartas named as a Knowledge Fellow at ECDAN

January 21, 2021
SEED Lab member Jorge Cuartas was named as a Knowledge Fellow at the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), which had nearly 300 applications from over 60 countries. As a knowledge fellow, Jorge will continue his work on assessing the developmental consequences of corporal punishment on children’s development in low- and- middle-income countries and on developing strategies to eradicate violence against children worldwide.
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Dr. Dana McCoy announced as Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow

December 2, 2020

SEED Lab Director Dana McCoy was recently announced as an incoming Research Fellow through the Jacobs Foundation.  The Jacobs Fellowship Program supports early and mid-career researchers "whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning, and living conditions of children and youth."  Dr. McCoy will devote her fellowship to studying the impacts of technology-based early childhood development programs in low- and middle-income countries.  For more information on her fellowship plans, please see the...

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