In the News
January 24, 2020 | Popular Science | Katherine Mason
PSTC faculty associate Kate Mason comments on the potential for a new global pandemic.
January 17, 2020 | Mother Jones | Matthew Gutmann
PSTC Faculty Associate Matthew Gutmann debunks the myth that biological determinism drives and explains human male violence.
PSTC Alum Andrea Mazzarino considers the effects of war on children's education.
PSTC Associate Emily Rauscher answers children's questions about school.
November 7, 2019 | National Academy of Medicine | David Savitz
PSTC Associate David Savitz receives prestigious honor.
October 11, 2019 | The Boston Globe | John Friedman
"The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility," a study coauthored by Economist John Friedman.
Why are boys failing at school? What can be done about it? And, can experts agree on root causes? Jayanti Owens provides commentary based on her education and gender research.
September 30, 2019 | Washington Examiner | Jesse Shapiro
Jesse Shapiro provides insight on political polarization.
August 15, 2019 | PBS News Hour | Emily Oster
Partly filmed at the PSTC, Economist Emily Oster reveals key data points that challenge conventional parenting wisdom.
August 12, 2019 | Scientific American | Matthew Kraft
Research shows conflicting data on the impact of the intervention, but a major new study confirms it can work. PSTC Educational Economist Matthew Kraft provided commentary for this article.