Tevis Tucker and Dr. Adam Winsler's research paper on "Who Takes Music With Them When They Transition to High School?" appeared on the National Endowment of the Arts' (NEA) podcast. The episode discusses the identifying factors that predispose 8th-graders to persist with music education when they enter high school.
The Washington Post reports on a study, co-authored by Thalia Goldstein, associate professor of applied developmental psychology, that looks at the impact of theater classes on children's communication skills.
From the Access to Excellence podcast archive, Thalia Goldstein, associate professor of applied developmental psychology, explains to Mason President Gregory Washington how kids benefit socially from finding out Santa Claus isn't real. As for when she found out, Goldstein says she's still disappointed.
Developed in response to the added uncertainty and pressures caused by the pandemic, the BASIC model reduces strain on therapists, provides a scalable model for addressing the needs of the community, and also has the potential to reassure people who may be nervous about therapy. “Taking baby steps toward longer-term therapy can reduce people’s fear of seeking support through long-term therapy,” said Keith Renshaw, PhD, chair of clinical psychology at George Mason.