News and Highlights
"Lower-income children Raised in Counties with High Upward Mobility Display Fewer Behavioral Issues, Perform Better on Cognitive Tests"
The absence of a father — due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce — has adverse physical and behavioral consequences for a growing child. But little is known about the biological processes that underlie this link between father loss and child well-being.
The New Scientist recently published an article "Children who sleep less may age faster at a cellular level", which covers recent findings from FFCWS research on youth sleep and telomere length.
Socius, an open access journal published by the American Sociological Association, will publish a special issue on the predictive modeling phase of the Fragile Families Challenge.