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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.

Ending the silent struggle

Published: Jul 17th, 2015

Student Adam Reid is honored for his work in helping to bring mental health care to people who are underserved.

New grant supports scholar training in movement disorders research

Published: Jun 29th, 2015

Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. David Vaillancourt direct the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program, which is supported by a nearly $1 million NIH grant.

Parent training program reduces behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder

Published: Apr 21st, 2015

Dr. Cynthia Johnson and colleagues found the program reduced serious behavior problems by nearly 70 percent.

Glenn Smith appointed chair of clinical and health psychology

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

Dr. Smith, an internationally recognized neuropsychologist and dementia researcher, has been named the Elizabeth Faulk Professor and chair of the PHHP department of clinical and health psychology.

Recent Ph.D. graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Published: Mar 19th, 2015

Dr. Anna Yam’s study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.