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Our Candice Odgers and colleagues in The Washington Post:
"Early-childhood programs have the potential to improve the lives of millions of children. Everyone agrees that these programs have the best of intentions. But good intentions are not enough. We need to design interventions that generate persistent advantages for our children."
http://ow.ly/hFXV30975Xu

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Duke Center for Child and Family Policy Director Ken Dodge on Charlie Rose discussing the effects of adversity on the developing brain and the the importance of helping children early in life:
“We believe that it is cost beneficial to intervene directly beginning at a young age.”
http://ow.ly/QpdG30942yy

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Duke Center for Child and Family Policy op-ed in Durham Herald-Sun: "Given that more than one in four U.S. children live in a family with at least one immigrant parent, we should work toward helping parents and their children feel integrated into U.S. society rather than isolated." http://ow.ly/9Ero308JhJE

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Medication or therapy for ADHD? Our David Rabiner weighs in on some of the latest research http://ow.ly/q2rl308lEdz

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Faculty Fellow Makeba Wilbourn on how early childhood development & culture are intertwined. http://ow.ly/Jzu03085mc5

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Faculty Fellow Makeba Wilbourn has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Barack Obama. Through the Wilbourn Infant Lab at Duke - WILD, she studies how children learn language and how different modes of input, such as gestures, influence early language and cognitive development. http://ow.ly/BlWZ307Uu1x

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Faculty Fellow Liz Ananat on protesting the #NCGA: " IT is sometimes easy to get cynical when you study politics and government all day long. I was amazed by the power that we had by coming together to protest this." http://ow.ly/j6ie307POul

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Our director is the new president-elect of the Society for Research in Child Development. Congrats, Ken! http://ow.ly/sNgX307L9Ve
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