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Bi-Ennial Conference 2022
April 21-23
Madison, WI

CDS 2022 Announcement

Dear CDS members and future conference attendees,

We are writing to update you about our 2022 conference plan. First, thanks to the more than 600 of you who replied to the survey about your preferences! As with most things these days, our membership was split about their preferences, but more people were interested in an in-person event than not. Respondents were especially eager for an in-person event with some safety precautions in place (e.g., requiring vaccination and masks)….

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CDS Anti-Asian Racism and Discrimination Statement

We express our deep concern about recent horrific acts targeting Asian and Asian Americans. Anti-Asian racism and discrimination has been on the rise in the U.S., with 3,795 hate incidents reported in the last year alone according to the Stop AAPI Hate national report…

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CDS Rescheduling Statement

Dear colleagues and friends,
It is becoming increasingly clear that the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic will continue to impact society at large and the possibility for scientists to meet at international meetings such as the CDS Biennial Conference scheduled for…

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Social Justice Bibliography

We are pleased to announce a new resource available to the CDS community: we have compiled an annotated bibliography offering literature that contributes to our understanding of how racial prejudices develop…

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CDS BLM Statement

At CDS, we write with sadness and outrage over the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others in recent and not-so-recent American history. That the present moment is occurring in tandem with COVID-19, which has disproportionately…

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Cognitive Development Society

The Cognitive Development Society aims to provide a unified voice for the wide range of scholars, practitioners, and others who are interested in change and continuity in the intellectual processes that support mental life.