Adolescents who struggle to stay on task, are inflexible and have a negative mood are more at-risk for peer-influence on antisocial behavior.
One of three people listening to music were hit by a car in a simulated test of street-crossing distractions.
Do the eyes have it? UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogues series begins Sept. 15 with a lecture on emotion recognition in autism.
Teruko Bredemann, a recent graduate student in the UAB Department of Psychology, has received an American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Travel Award for 2011.
Researchers at UAB are using Constraint Induced Therapy, a rehab technique first developed for stroke, in a new way — as a therapy for patients with aphasia.
College students recognize that driving while using mobile apps is unsafe, yet a new survey shows nearly 4 in 10 still surf the Web behind the wheel.
Going online can be fun and educational for kids, but there also are potentially dangerous pitfalls that abound with summertime freedom.
An interdisciplinary effort at Children's Hospital focuses on safe, effective ways for kids to lose pounds and avoid long-term health problems.
An interactive computer program helps some kids with autism spectrum disorders learn concepts behind facial expressions.
Youth and sex are highly celebrated in popular culture. But the notion that old age is sexless is changing as the Baby Boom generation ages.
Valentine's Day is upon us, bringing with it flowers, chocolate and many romantic sentiments. But if a couple is not feeling particularly amorous, the annual holiday celebrating love and affection may not be appealing.