Iowa State Daily features Birdie Shirtcliff’s research on positive parenting

Birdie Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, was featured in an Iowa State Daily article that covers a study investigating how parenting affects children’s physiology. The study showed that children who are subject to positive parenting have higher levels of cortisol that those who are subject to negative parenting. This suggests that children raised by negative parenting could suffer health problems later in life. More».

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