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CRANE RESEARCH FORUM RECAP: The Contribution of Fathers in Emotion Socialization

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] October 2021 Written by Delaney Morphew [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][oit_paragraph size="large" align="left" color="grey"]Our October Research Forum featured Dr. Xin Feng, Crane Center faculty affiliate and assistant professor in the Department of Human Sciences. Dr. Feng’s research evaluates the process of emotion socialization – the idea that learning, understanding, expressing, and regulating emotions occurs in social contexts. She examines how this process connects to future socioemotional outcomes in children, with a particular emphasis on how fathers uniquely contribute to this development.[/oit_paragraph][vc_column_text]Early childhood is a sensitive developmental period for emotion socialization. Parents are typically the primary socialization agents for children and have great... Read More

Policy Round-Up: Climate crisis is a children’s issue

This week’s update includes why the climate crisis is a children's issue, a national survey of child care providers found that one third of Ohio respondents said their program likely would have closed without federal and state coronavirus relief funds, and a policy brief examining the health and economics costs of ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) in Ohio.  Read More

Policy Round-Up: Could the creation of “early childhood districts” improve access?

This week's update includes an article making the case for "early childhood districts" akin to K-12 school districts, a map showing how states are planning to spend their federal COVID relief funds on education, and why researchers are calling for a “more nuanced understanding” as to when and how reading digitally vs. in print may be beneficial for children. Read More

Policy Round-Up: U.S. voters overwhelmingly support paid leave

This week's update includes surveys and research studies which indicate that U.S. voters overwhelmingly support paid leave, Crane senior research associate Dr. Rebecca Dore was quoted in a USA TODAY article focusing on limiting children’s screen time, and what school leaders are doing to meet the mental health needs of students. Read More