Child Research Net
Child Research Net (CRN) is a non-profit, Internet-based child research institute. CRN's English site was designed to bring together people concerned about children and to offer a forum for innovative interdisciplinary discussion. Their vast network of professionals, researchers and educators around the world brings articles, reliable data and the latest research in English, mainly on Japanese children and youth that are not otherwise available.
CRN's aim is to exchange information and knowledge on the Internet with child experts and researchers worldwide and pursue the happiness of children from the biological and social perspectives of Kodomogaku, Child Science, in its consideration of children.
CRN wants to open up the field of child study and expand perspectives on how to communicate with the new generation. In addition, they hope that these discussions will help further the understanding of culture, youth and society. They invite all who are interested in the problem of children and youth today to participate in CRN.
Child Research Net offers a wide variety of resources:
Monthly Articles on Children
To read articles written by CRN staff, researchers, and child care professionals, click here.
To view the database of reports from research institutions worldwide, free of charge and organized by fiscal year, click here.
To view records of symposia, panel discussions, seminars, etc., click here.
To view results of child rearing and education surveys in English conducted by research institutes of Benesse Corporation, a leading company in the education industry in Japan and CRN's sponsor, click here.