Posts tagged with: "Center for Children and Families (CCF)"

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Researchers investigate effects of e-cigarettes on adolescent brains

Use of e-cigarettes is on the rise, leaving scientists wondering what effects they could have on the developing brains of […]

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

Girls in STEM: How words can change it all

The gender gap in STEM can start when children are just learning to speak – the words parents choose to […]

Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not

Can adults develop ADHD? Research says probably not

Adults likely do not develop ADHD, according to new research by FIU clinical psychologist Margaret Sibley. More than 80 percent […]

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU’s Stempel College to build health disparities research center with $13.1 million grant

FIU is building Florida’s first Health Disparities Research Center at a Minority Institution (RCMI) with a $13.1 million grant from […]

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

The largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has rocked Las Vegas, pushing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to inside pages […]

Your kids weathered the storm, now what?

Your kids weathered the storm, now what?

Psychologist offers tips to help children cope with aftermath of Hurricane Irma Families are slowly trying to return to normalcy […]

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Deficiencies in early brain activity linked to delinquent behavior in teens

Lower levels of brain activity during childhood may lead to decreased self-control and, eventually, delinquent behavior in adolescence, according to […]

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

Pelham honored for contributions to clinical psychology

William E. Pelham, Jr. received the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award last week during the American Psychological Association […]

Professor wins national Word Gap Challenge

Professor wins national Word Gap Challenge

After successfully completing three rounds of competition with more than 100 entries nationally, FIU Linguist Melissa Baralt won the Bridging the […]

2017 summer camps available at FIU

2017 summer camps available at FIU

School’s out for summer! Almost. That means kids (and their parents) are getting ready to dive into summer fun and find […]

1 year, 1 newborn, 2 awards, 1 cancer diagnosis

1 year, 1 newborn, 2 awards, 1 cancer diagnosis

Psychologist receives devastating news amidst a year of personal, professional highlights Psychologist Bethany Reeb-Sutherland never lets anything get in the […]

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Experts explore latest developments in child mental health care

Nearly 500 mental health professionals from all across the world recently convened in Miami for the Miami International Child & Adolescent […]

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INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

February 2017 in photos: Cookies, baseball and foggy mornings

February 2017 in photos: Cookies, baseball and foggy mornings

February is already over?! While February is the shortest month of the year, there was no shortage of amazing things […]

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