VIP has been rigorously studied by a world-class team of pediatricians and developmental psychologists.
VIP has always had a strong focus on research and science, and has one of the strongest evidence bases of any pediatric early childhood program, including multiple randomized-controlled trials.
NIH-funded randomized-controlled trials
Peer-reviewed scientific publications
Presentations of findings at scientific meetings
The results are clear. VIP leads to large benefits for children and parents, including:
More Reading, play, and Parent-child interactions
Strengthened School readiness, attention skills, and parent-child relationships
Reduced Parenting stress, depressive symptoms, physical punishment, screen time
In addition, findings are sustained for at least 1 - 2 years after program completion.
Learn more about our research:
Learn about our studies here. Learn about our publications here. Learn more about StimQ here. For more information about other research within the NYU Grossman School of Medicine Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics here.