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Hungry parents may feed their kids more

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

In a pilot study Sarah Stromberg and Dr. David Janicke found the hungrier parents are at mealtimes, the more they may feed their young children.

Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: May 9th, 2016

Breton Asken and colleagues found that college athletes who delayed treatment or removal from play missed an average of five more days of play.

Study suggests certain people with depression may benefit from exercise

Published: May 4th, 2016

A study led by Dr. Vonetta Dotson found that specific genetic markers that put people at risk for depression may also predict who might benefit from exercise.

Bowers receives UF Doctoral Mentoring Award

Published: Mar 31st, 2016

Dr. Dawn Bowers, a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, is one of five faculty members to receive the UF Graduate School’s 2015-2016 Doctoral Mentoring Award for excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring.

New study uses mobile technology to help teens with asthma manage disease

Published: Feb 4th, 2016

Led by Dr. David Fedele, Team Speak is one of the first mobile health interventions to target health maintenance in early adolescence.

The end of the lecture hall?

Published: Dec 3rd, 2015

Whether you call it blended learning, hybrid learning or the flipped classroom, new models of learning that mix distance, hands-on and small-group learning are becoming increasingly popular. PHHP is no exception.

Cynthia Johnson named Fellow of American Psychological Association

Published: Nov 10th, 2015

Autism researcher Dr. Cynthia Johnson has been awarded fellowship status in the American Psychological Association’s Division 33.

Researchers and patient advocates receive funding to build Alzheimer’s research network

Published: Sep 22nd, 2015

Dr. Glenn Smith and colleagues have received a $1.56 million PCORI funding award to develop a network that links patients and caregivers with scientists.

Researchers find memory problems in some people with Parkinson’s disease

Published: Aug 26th, 2015

Scientists in the department of clinical and health psychology discovered that about one quarter of study participants had significant memory problems.

Researchers to evaluate new sleep treatment program for children who are overweight

Published: Jul 20th, 2015

The UF Pediatric Sleep Study is designed to help children who are overweight and having sleep problems improve their sleep through behavioral strategies.