Posts tagged with: "Psychology"

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

Guilty until proven innocent: police perceptions affect investigations

  When an investigator believes an innocent person is guilty, a wrongful conviction is a real possibility, researchers find. Research […]

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

Intervention more important than ADHD diagnosis, researcher says

All children — with or without ADHD — can benefit from behavioral strategies. A recent study published in the Journal […]

Could cognitive interview unlock memories in Kavanaugh debate?

Could cognitive interview unlock memories in Kavanaugh debate?

The creator of the cognitive interview believes his technique could yield new information into allegations made against United States Supreme […]

Human Face, Human Hand, Palm of Hand, Self-Defense, Women

Memories of sexual abuse, trauma remain accurate into adulthood

Adults can accurately recall traumatic events from childhood, including instances of sexual abuse, a new article shows. This has prompted […]

Supreme Court confirmation hearing experts

Supreme Court confirmation hearing experts

Experts from FIU are available for media interviews to discuss various issues surrounding the confirmation hearing of Brett M. Kavanaugh […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

5 tips to curb challenging classroom behavior

Miami-Dade County Public Schools students head back to the classroom Monday, Aug. 20. As teachers put the finishing touches in […]

Road to FIU ’22: Gisell Rodriguez

Road to FIU ’22: Gisell Rodriguez

Leading up to the start of the fall semester, FIU News will be highlighting several standout members of the Class […]

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

FIU psychologist Margaret Sibley says there is no evidence media devices cause ADHD, despite a recent study published in the Journal of […]

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

The FIU Center for Children and Families has been approved for funding of nearly $3 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
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Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

Learn what FIU is doing to improve children’s mental health

Learn what FIU is doing to improve children’s mental health

May 10 is national children’s mental health awareness day. FIU’s Center for Children and Families joins the effort by focusing […]

Fulbright Fellows from FIU ready to tackle global challenges.

Fulbright Fellows tackle international concerns

Jennifer Gil-Acevedo and Hector Peguero are both from Puerto Rico. They both decided to pursue degrees at FIU. And they […]

Summer Treatment Program counselors help carry out the day-to-day activities.

Students from across the nation receive training in child mental health at FIU

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is looking for paraprofessional counselors for the upcoming Summer Treatment Program (STP). The […]