This paper presents the results of an experimental survey conducted in Alberta, Canada that demonstrates the impact of values on support for polices related to children’s mental health, early childhood development and addiction. It also reports on simplifying models covering children’s mental health and the related areas of executive function and epigenetics.
The power of social science to improve science communication
The science of framing has the potential to dramatically improve our practice of communicating about science and social issues. This talk explores five key findings from the science of...
Changing the Narrative Together: Three Effective Strategies for Talking about Youth Mental Health
Three cultural mindsets are currently influencing perceptions about—and limiting action on— youth mental health: Individualism, Fatalism, and Otherism. We need a new narrative that makes it...
Understanding how culture is changing and what this means for grant makers
The Culture Change Project has been studying cultural mindsets for the last three years. The project looks at whether culture is changing and if so, how and for whom. One of the changes that we...