Science Translation

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Addiction

For the last five years the FrameWorks Institute has conducted research in Canada to reframe the public conversation about early childhood development and the early roots of addiction.

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Adolescent Substance Use

In adolescence, the brain goes through an intense period of construction, a period of “heightened neuroplasticity” when changes in neural wiring are easier to make. This sensitivity makes youth substance use particularly risky.

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Climate and Ocean

For over a decade, FrameWorks has studied public perceptions of global warming and its effects.

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Early Childhood Development

Beginning in 2009, FrameWorks began a cross-cultural study comparing patterns of thinking in Alberta, Canada about early child development, and child and family mental health with those documented in the U.S.