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The William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families brings scholars together to conduct innovative, interdisciplinary research in support of healthy development across the human lifespan.

The center encourages basic and translational research that can have a broad impact in three key areas: income and health disparities; developmental disabilities and psychopathology; and optimization of development, education, and learning. Read More

Julie Braungart Rieker, Mark Cummings, and Lijuan Wang Receive Major NIH Grant

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The National Institutes of Health have awarded a three million-dollar research grant to Drs. Julie Braungart Rieker, Mark Cummings and Lijuan Wang. This project includes home visits during which parents will have a unique opportunity to receive personalized feedback of videorecorded interactions with their baby. Read more.

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