Posts tagged with: "Psychology"

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

Raising a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) costs American families an estimated $5.8 billion every year—five times more […]

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

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families are trying to uncover the role that sleep plays in processing […]

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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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Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families have found computer-based interventions can cut childhood anxiety treatment costs nearly […]

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that traumatic childhood experiences like […]

Alumna Audrey M. Edmonson now chairwoman of the Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners

Alumna Audrey M. Edmonson now chairwoman of the Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners

On Friday, Jan. 11, President Mark B. Rosenberg shared the following message with the university community: The week is ending […]

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Unstoppable: A look at FIU’s decade of progress

Back in 2008, the U.S. economy sunk to historic lows as Wall Street and the world’s banking system lay in […]

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Psychology ranked in top 10 by National Science Foundation

Florida International University was recently ranked No. 9 in the nation by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research funding […]

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

Worried about traveling with your kids over the holidays? Read this first.

A little preparation can spare parents who travel with their children – and those around them – from feeling the […]

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Researchers clear the air about vaping

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]