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Effect of exposure to gun violence in video games

Justin H. Chang and Brad J. Bushman - JAMA, 31 May 2019.
07-06-2019
Exposure to violent video games increases children’s dangerous behavior around real firearms.
 

US: A rising share of undergraduates are from poor families

Richard Fry and Anthony Cilluffo - Pew Center, 22 May 2019
02-06-2019
The overall number of undergraduates at US colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color.
 

Family resilience and connection promote flourishing among US children

Christina D. Bethell, Narangerel Gombojav, and Robert C. Whitaker - Health Affairs, 26 May 2019.
27-05-2019
The family characteristics that help a child flourish were resilience, and connection between the parent and child.
 

US Births: Provisional data for 2018

National Center for Health Statistics, May 2019.
17-05-2019
Births are shown by age and race and Hispanic origin of mother. Data on prenatal care, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight are also presented.
 

A changing world

Jacob Poushter, Janell Fetterolf and Christine Tamir - Pew Research Center, 22 April 2019.
07-05-2019
People see more diversity and gender equality happening but say family ties have weakened.
 

20,000 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers in the EU

Eurostat, 26 April 2019.
03-05-2019
In 2018, 19 700 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union were considered to be unaccompanied minors.
 

Employment Outlook 2019

OECD, 25 April 2019.
29-04-2019
The 2019 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook presents new evidence on changes in job stability, underemployment and the share of well-paid jobs, and discusses the policy implications of these changes with respect to how technology, globalisation, population ageing, and other megatrends are transforming the labour market in OECD countries.
 

US teens: Anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers

Juliana Menasce Horowitz and Nikki Graf - Pew Research Center, 20 February 2019.
20-04-2019
For boys and girls, day-to-day experiences and future aspirations vary in key ways.
 

The life of women and men in Europe A statistical portrait

Eurostat, 19 October 2019.
14-04-2019
The publication aims at comparing women and men in their daily lives. It also shows how similar or different the everyday life of women and men is in European countries.
 

Impact of child maltreatment on neural face processing

Lisa J.M. van den Berga, Marieke S. Tollenaara, Laura H.C.G. Compier-de Block, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and Bernet M. Elzingaa - Psychoneuroendocrinology, April 2019.
07-04-2019
Exposure to childhood maltreatment is associated with a cascade of negative consequences that impairs psychological, social and biological development, which can persist throughout the life span.
 
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