Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) biennial meeting


The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will hold its biennial meeting in Atlanta, April 7-10, 2005, at the Marriott Marquis and the Hilton Atlanta. More than 5,000 leading national and international experts will be attending the meeting to hear and present the latest research in child development.

Some of the topics that might interest reporters include:

  • Adoptions from foreign countries and development issues
  • Aggressive behavior among children, teens
  • Autism
  • Children's sleep patterns
  • Gay, lesbian and other sexual minorities among children
  • Influence of television
  • Nutrition and obesity
  • Offspring of gay parents
  • Poverty and child development
  • Prenatal anxiety and later child development
  • Preschool and child care
  • Romances and breakups

SRCD was established in 1933 by the National Academy of Sciences. The Society's goals are to advance interdisciplinary research in child development and to encourage applications of research findings. Its membership of more than 5,700 scientists is representative of the various disciplines and professions that contribute to knowledge of child development. SRCD publishes the premier journal in the field, Child Development.

Save April 7-10, 2005 for stories on child development.

Source: Eurekalert & others

Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
    Published on All rights reserved.