LCRG In the Media
"Nice Girl” Effect Serves as an Early Warning System Against Eating Disorders. Research shows a simple classroom presentation can help prevent a deadly psychiatric illness.
Popular Publications by LCRG
LCRG Director Dr. Lisa Damour's New York Times blog entry on "The Emotional Whiplash of Parenting a Teenager"
LCRG Director Dr. Lisa Damour's New York Times piece for parents and educators on fact that "normal development isn't always pretty." "It's Not a 'Problem.' It's Called Being a Child"
LCRG Director Dr. Lisa Damour's New York Times "top most e-mailed" article featuring research on the childhood precursors of adult well-being: "Don't Make Your Children the Exception to Every Rule"
LCRG Director Lisa Damour and Laurel Head of School Ann Klotz write on "Strength vs. Stressors: Building Resilience to Help Girls Manage Stress" in the Summer, 2013 edition of Independent School Magazine
LCRG Director Lisa Damour publishes a guest post titled "The Psychologist as (Wary) Parent" on the New York Times' Motherlode blog
Ann Klotz and Lisa Damour's Plain Dealer Op-Ed response to "The Pseudoscience of Single-Sex Schooling"
Dr. Damour's article titled "Girl vs. Test" published in Education Week
Dr. Damour's article titled "Teaching Girls to Tinker" published in Education Week
Media Coverage About LCRG
Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Shaker Life Magazine in the article "Tools for Success."
Tori Cordiano, Assistant Director of Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, and a consulting psychologist, is featured in the January issue of Cleveland Magazine. In the article "Kids A to Z: Positive Change," Dr. Cordiano offers expert tips on building resiliency by praising effort and the importance of spending quality time listening to your children.
Laurel School’sHead of School, Ann V. Klotz, and Lisa Damour, Ph.D. (Director of Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls) were interviewed for the Vancouver, Canada radio show, The Shift, on CKNW 980AM in response to a TIME.com article (see 12.18.2013 entry below).
A new study out of Colombia contradicts much of the previous research done on gender roles and single sex education for girls. Lisa Damour, Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls Director, talked to TIME.com about other research in support of all-girls schooling as it relates to gender roles. The article is titled "Do All-Girls Schools Breed Feminists or Mean Girls?" [We're sorry that the link to Time is not working. We hope to receive a new link from the publisher.]
LCRG Director Lisa Damour interviewed for New York Times "Technology" section article "If a Young Child Wanders, Technology Can Follow"
LCRG's Fall Symposium coverage by Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer and Sun News): "Groundbreaking Research Presented at Local Symposium on Girls"
Laurel alumna and current parent Mary Garner Ganske '77 includes advice from the Center for Research on Girls on how parents can be friends with their teen without compromising their authority in her article in the September issue of Family Circle Magazine "How to Be Your Teen's Friend...and Still Be a Parent"
LCRG Director Dr. Lisa Damour interviewed by John Webb for South Africa's Talk Radio 702. Listen to "Raising Well-Adjusted Children" via SoundCloud
LCRG Director Lisa Damour joins a panel on WCPN/Cleveland Public Radio's "The Sound of Ideas" radio show on the topic of Test Anxiety
LCRG's work on test anxiety featured in February 11 TIME Magazine article "Relax, It's Only a Test" by Annie Murphy Paul [subscription required]
LCRG Director Dr. Lisa Damour joins Dr. Madeline Levine — author of New York Times bestseller Teach Your Children Well - on NPR to discuss "Raising Successful Kids"
LCRG joins Fox 8 News in Cleveland to address "Bullying: What Parents Should Know"
Huffington Post feature "The Difference Between Adults and Grown-Ups" on LCRG director Dr. Lisa Damour's TEDxCLE talk on raising adolescents.
LCRG quoted in Wall Street Journal feature story, "Tinkerers Unite! How Parents Enable Kids' Creativity"
LCRG's "Bullies be Gone" interview with The Civic Commons Radio Show [link to the interview no longer available]
LCRG quoted in Cleveland Magazine article "Risk Factor" on helping students learn to take risks
LCRG joins New York's Joan Hamburg Show for a discussion of sleepovers and bullying [link to the interview no longer available]
LCRG quoted in Wall Street Journal feature story, "Say 'Yes' to the Sleepover, Mom"
LCRG quoted in Redbook Magazine article "Underage on Facebook"
LCRG's "21st Century Athenas: Aligning Achievement and Well-being" study featured in Psychology Today article, "Teenage Girls are Succeeding, but at What Price?"
LCRG on WCPN's Sound of Ideas on "Bullies in Cyberspace"
LCRG on WCPN’s Sound of Ideas on “Lessons from Girls’ Schools”
LCRG on WCPN’s Sound of Ideas on “Eating Disorders and Body Image”
LCRG quoted in Your Teen Magazine article “Setting Limits: What Works for Teens”
LCRG on WCPN’s Sound of Ideas on “Parenting 101”
LCRG quoted in The Huffington Post article "What Price Success? Girls, Stress and Being Your Own Worst Enemy"
"Shielding Students from Stereotype Threat: A Guide for Teachers," co-authored by Dr. Damour and Dr. Goodman, was the online feature of the National Association of Independent Schools' main publication, Independent School [link to the article no longer available]
Washington Post article on The Online School for Girls (with a LCRG-developed pedagogical platform) "Md. School Joins Test of Online Courses Tailored to Girls"
Cleveland's Plain Dealer published a feature-length article on LCRG [link to the article no longer available]