Posts tagged with: "Psychology"

Study finds bias in postdoctoral hiring

Study finds bias in postdoctoral hiring

Could your name help you or keep you from getting a job? When faculty from eight large research universities were […]

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Gov. DeSantis announces FIU research collaboration with Israel

Today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a $5.2 million National Institute of Mental Health grant to fund a collaboration between […]

Online student awarded Global Learning Medallion, Peace Corps Prep certificate

Online student awarded Global Learning Medallion, Peace Corps Prep certificate

Aleta Neilson is someone who cares deeply about others. Even though she has experienced a number of personal challenges, including […]

President, provost recognize 2019 Top Scholars

President, provost recognize 2019 Top Scholars

Being a professor can require thick skin. Before a faculty member publishes research, receives a grant or sees their research […]

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Research rules out mental flexibility, attention as advantages for some bilingual children

Bilingual children are on equal footing with monolingual children when it comes to regulating their behavior, planning and problem-solving, according […]

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Researchers seek how to best treat kids with ADHD in schools

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) are evaluating the most effective classroom interventions […]

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Alternative treatment for anxiety proves effective for the most difficult cases

Helping children diagnosed with anxiety hone their attention shows promising results for recovery, according to a new study by researchers […]

Angela Riolla pitched The Good Dog Project via Skype to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Bringing an online education full circle — for the pups

Angel Ribolla, a FIU Online senior studying psychology and entrepreneurship, took her college experience full-circle when she Skyped-in from nearly […]

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In the first study to calculate children’s social, behavioral and academic difficulties into a family’s cost of raising a child with ADHD, researchers at FIU's Center for Children and Families discovered raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD.

Raising a child with ADHD costs five times more than raising a child without ADHD, study finds

Story by Rosanna Castro Raising a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) costs American families an estimated $5.8 billion […]

Our researchers can’t work without…

Our researchers can’t work without…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Researchers investigate sleep’s role in emotional experiences for teens

Story by Rosanna Castro Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families are trying to uncover the role that […]

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Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings […]

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Millennial trends: Love yourself, love your pets, love your friends

More millenials are brushing love and romance to the side on Valentine’s Day in recent years. These days, it’s all […]

Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Valentine’s Day? No big deal

Sometimes the build up to Valentine’s Day is bigger than the actual day itself. While Hallmark and florists make the […]

Exceptional alumni: working for a Super Bowl ad agency

Exceptional alumni: working for a Super Bowl ad agency

Name: George Quiroz Degree: B.S. in Advertising ’11 with a minor in psychology What is your title and where do you work? I’m […]

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