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White Parents Need to Talk About Race with Younger Children, Too

A new survey by psychologist and IPR associate Sylvia Perry reveals the importance of talking about racism with White 8–12 year olds when Black children start to experience it.

Prenatal Nutrition as an Influence on Future Health and Human Capital

May 3, 2021
Chris Kuzawa
Join us on Monday, May 10 for a talk by professor of anthropology and IPR fellow Christopher Kuzawa on "Prenatal Nutrition as an Influence on Future Health and Human Capital: Strategies for Harnessing a Challenging Policy Lever."

Americans Shift Toward "Pro-Vaccine" After J&J Vaccine Pause

May 4, 2021
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A survey reveals that 74% of respondents knew about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine pause, but there was no evidence that it had a negative effect on vaccination attitudes.

More People Exposed to COVID-19 Virus Than Previously Known

April 13, 2021
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Study reveals need for two doses of mRNA vaccines for mild and asymptomatic cases.

COVID-19 Media and Research

May 4, 2021
Stay up-to-date with latest IPR faculty mentions in the news about COVID-19 and other IPR news related to the coronavirus.

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