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Can Neuroscience Aid our Criminal Justice System?

Owen Jones, chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and an expert on behavioral biology and its effect on the criminal justice system, discusses potential role of neuroscience in aiding the criminal ... Read More
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Digital Badges Help Young People, Adults Demonstrate Skills

A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation details how a MacArthur-supported initiative to expand use of digital badges can improve learning and outcomes for students and adults. Read More
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Poor Quality Housing Is Tied to Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Housing quality and housing stability matter to children’s well-being, according to MacArthur-supported research detailed in a How Housing Matters Policy Brief. Read More
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The Impact of Deferred Action on Young Adult Immigrants

On the one-year of the anniversary of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Immigration Policy Center released early findings from the National UnDACAmented Research ... Read More