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Picture book biography is among children’s book publishing’s most rapidly growing genres. This event will bring together children’s literature historians and content creators to discuss trends and challenges.
NYU Steinhardt professor Dr. Natalie Brito launched Háblame Bebé, a free educational mobile application developed to coach Spanish-speaking parents on how to support bilingualism in their children and give language nutrition to their infants and toddlers.
Large-scale field experiment sees credit-score awareness as path to improved financial health.
Compared to white Americans, African Americans are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses. New York University professor Norissa Williams found one healthcare model which can help change that and increase access and utilization of mental health services by African Americans.
The new national competition, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, aims to cultivate post-secondary education opportunities for underrepresented groups, using the latest technologies.
Top findings from the past month.
Thousands of deaths could be avoided through the utilization of a tougher standard for air quality in America's metropolitan areas, a New York University/American Thoracic Society report concludes.
Top findings from the past month.
A study published in BMC Public Health by NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Janet Njelesani, finds that disabled children in West Africa experience violence from the day they are are born and significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers.
Infants recognize that speech in a language not their own is used for communication, finds an NYU psychology study.