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STUDY: Importance of Investing in Adolescence from a Developmental Science Perspective

September 30, 2019 | Filed in: Relevant Studies

In this Research Perspective for Nature, our Founding Director Dr. Ron Dahl, along with advisory board members Nick Allen and Linda Wilbrecht and our first director, Ahna Suleiman, apply developmental science to make the case for global investment in the health and well-being of adolescents. The authors explain how understanding developmental science, such as the way puberty changes some aspects…

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Statement from the National Academies: Seizing the Promise of Adolescence

September 10, 2019 | Filed in: Relevant Studies

This brief from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine discusses the role of policymaking to support positive adolescent development. Read the full report, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth, to see detailed recommendations for youth-supporting policies in education, health, child welfare, and justice.

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