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mari ::: Research

Today's New York Times has an article on the growing need for mental health services at our nation's colleges and universities.

The article contains a few startling statistics:

mari ::: Research

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The Boston Globe offers an alarming round-up of recent findings  and research on how bullying literally changes the development of the brain and affects cortisol levels.

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mari ::: News & Events, Research

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Just in time for millions of kids heading back to school, the New York Times is reporting that everything we think we know about studying is wrong.

For example:

mari ::: Research, Lesley Ellis School

Lesley Ellis School Transitional KindergartenLesley Ellis School's Transitional Kindergarten focuses on the development needs of young children who may not be quite ready for today's more academically focused kindergarten programs.

Recent headlines warn that millions of children may be misdiagnosed as having ADHD because they happen to be young relative to their classroom peers.