Editor’s Blog

The surprising role of hobbies in boosting youth mental health: Implications for mentoring

By Jean Rhodes A 2020 Young People's Mental Health Report…

A funny thing happened on the way to the Summit

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by Jean Rhodes Senator Al Franken addressed a gathering at…

From equal footing to lost ground: How can we achieve stronger effects?

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by Jean Rhodes In 1979, a young assistant professor named…

Nudging through text messages: An evidence-based role for mentors

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by Jean Rhodes As the parent of a high school junior, I can't…

Separating the wheat from the chaff in youth mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes Ron Haskins, the co-director of the Center…

The problem of the benevolent dolphin: Implications for mentoring

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 by Jean Rhodes In their new book, “Mistakes Were Made,…

Why relationships matter

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 In "The Heart Grows Smarter,"  David Brooks discussed the…

Why we need to pressure Congress to pass the Child Protection Improvements Act

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A volunteer mentor from Odessa, Texas was arrested in July for…

A response to the critique of the Brookings Institute report on mentoring

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by Phillip Levine, Ph.D. I am grateful for the attention…

How to win friends and influence mentees

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by Jean Rhodes Nearly 80 years after its publication, Dale Carnegie's How…

Professors Are Prejudiced, Too

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A recent study, conducted by Katherine Milkman and her colleagues,…

Psychological growth in the aftermath of trauma

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by Jean Rhodes The marathon bombing occurred one year…