In the News



The Key to Building Resilience in a Crisis,” Time, March 2021

Growing up on screens: How a year lived online has changed our children,” Washington Post, March 2021

How to Build a More Resilient Brain,” Medium’s Elemental, March 2021

Kids of the Covid generation: The road ahead,” Knowable Magazine, February 2021

The Coffee Shop Giving Homeless Youth a Chance at Success,” Civil Eats, February 2021

COVID-19 ‘Learning Loss’ Putting At-Risk Minnesota Students Months Behind in School,” Minnesota Reformer, January 2021


Why We Feel Constantly Distracted Right Now,” Huffington Post, December 2020

Children of Quarantine,” New York Magazine, November 2020

Tired All the Time? Here Are New Ways to Recharge as the Pandemic Drags On,” Wall Street Journal, October 2020

What happens when our ‘surge capacity’ is depleted at work,” Yahoo!, October 2020

At-Home Learning, When Home Is in Ashes,” New York Times, September 2020

The Pending Eviction Crisis Is Going to Make COVID-19 Even Worse,” Medium, August 2020

Working from ‘home’ could mean paying more taxes,” Poynter Institute, August 2020

How Teachers Can Buffer Student Stress From COVID-19: Ordinary Magic,” EducationWeek, August 2020

Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful,” Medium’s Elemental, August 2020

What happens when you reach your limit online,” The Verge, July 2020

“‘One day at a time’: To weather pandemic, learn how to bounce back,” Star Tribune, July 2020

End-of-school-year celebrations are canceled. Here’s how your kid can bounce back,” National Geographic, May 2020

Will the Pandemic Have a Lasting Impact on My Kids?Greater Good Magazine, May 2020

We Need a National Mental Health Response to Coronavirus,” Medium’s Elemental, April 2020

How the Coronavirus Is Influencing Children’s Play,” The Atlantic, April 2020

As Children Face Disappointments, Parents Can Help Them Develop Resilience,” Wall Street Journal, March 2020


In Minneapolis, a bold plan to help homeless schoolchildren takes shape,” Star Tribune, March 2019

Natural disasters leave their mark on kids who live through them,” Popular Science, January 2019


Close relationships in midlife tied to lower mortality for child abuse survivors,” Reuters, March 2018


How Poverty May Affect Children’s Behavior,” Wiley Newsroom, July 2017

Masten speaks at UN Psychology Day,” CEHD News, April 2017


CEHD Connect: Building Resilience“, The Magazine of the College of Education and Human Development, December 2016

U survey: Many college students dealt with adverse childhood experiences“, MPR News, December 2016

U to host conversation on adverse childhood experiences among MN students“, University of Minnesota, November 2016

Investing in children an investment in change, peace — experts“, The Jordan Times, March 2016

Can Stress Sometimes Prove Beneficial?Scientific American, January 2016


The role of resilience in the face of COVID-19 with Ann Masten, PhD,” Speaking of Psychology, the American Psychological Association, April 2020

Voice America interview, “Voice America,” June, 2016


Recorded at the Salk Institute for CARTA, “Reflections on resilience in developmental systems” December 2019 

Access Minnesota interview on resilience with Ann Masten Part 1, “Minnesota Broadcaster“, November, 2013

Access Minnesota interview on resilience with Ann Masten Part 2, “Minnesota Broadcaster“, November, 2013

Access Minnesota interview on resilience with Ann Masten Part 3, “Minnesota Broadcaster“, November, 2013

Ann Masten: Inside resilient children, “PopTech“, May, 2013