The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS), one of the nation’s oldest and most esteemed learned societies, has elected five distinguished scholars and practitioners as 2016 [...]
Join us February 12, 2016, For a Capitol Hill Briefing on American Families: The State of the Working Class
The AAPSS and the Annie E. Casey Foundation are pleased to be co-sponsoring a forum on family policy and child well-being featuring some of the nation's leading experts.
The American Academy of Political and Social Science has inducted six eminent scholars as 2014 Fellows of the Academy.
I am deeply honored to be the first recipient of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize, and delighted to be here this evening in the company of all these distinguished scholars, to have Elizabeth and [...]
Research published in this month’s issue of the journal Obesity offers strong evidence of yet one more piece of the puzzle of childhood overweight: too little sleep.
Technology has been a target, rather than an ally, in the battle against childhood obesity. Parents are advised to keep television sets out of their children’s bedroom, turn the TV off during [...]
When it comes to causes for the rise in childhood obesity, there have been many possible culprits: increasing portion sizes, the easy availability of high fat, nutrient poor foods, and fewer [...]