Research Brief | Child & Brain Development

Poverty and neglect are bad for the brain — but could lasting effects be avoided?

Childhood adversity leaves tangible and long-lasting marks on the developing brain that could lead to lifelong health and psychological problems....

Video | Successful Societies

Michèle Lamont: Addressing the Recognition Gap

Harvard University’s Michèle Lamont discusses the connection between recent growth in economic inequality and the increased stigmatization of marginalized groups,...

News | Successful Societies

Poverty, ethics and discrimination: How culture plays into cognitive research

Cognitive psychology examines how people view the world and what drives them to behave a certain way. These everyday decisions...

News | Successful Societies

The tangled roots of populism

By now, the rise of populism is clear. Populist parties have moved from the fringes into the mainstream across Europe,...

Case Study | Child & Brain Development | Social Interactions, Identity & Well Being

The Value in Assessing the Impact of Knowledge Mobilization Activities

On June 4th, 2015, CIFAR convened a roundtable with Dr. Charles Nelson and Toronto-area community and government leaders to discuss...

News | Institutions, Organizations & Growth

Review: Daron Acemoglu on Robotics, AI and the Future of Work

As society looks to the future and the potential of AI and robotics, CIFAR Senior Fellow and MIT economist Daron...

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