Displaying items by tag: department of psychology

The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.
UAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.
Prom night doesn’t have to come with pressure if parents provide the appropriate focus and perspective. UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides advice.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
Faculty member honored for significant contributions to the pain research field.
School of Education graduate Kristen Woods will be honored at the American Counseling Association’s international conference in Montreal, Canada, in March.
Faculty member honored for significant contributions to the field.
Cortisol levels that indicate increased stress response are higher in adolescents with sleep problems.
Best of 2015 2The intensive intervention was four hours a day, five days a week, for a total of 200 hours of face-to-face instruction, and neuroimaging revealed brain connectivity changes.
Study shows that poor diet heightens hypersensitivity, which may amplify symptoms in chronic pain conditions.
The searing pain and debilitating fatigue of fibromyalgia and related conditions turn life into a daily struggle for millions of Americans. UAB’s Jarred Younger hopes to bring them relief through his groundbreaking research into potential causes,including brain inflammation, and exciting new treatments.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to Heritage and Campbell halls to participate in Pocket and Walk It Week from Sept. 14-18.
Sorge honored as a young leader in the field of pain research and neuroscience by national organization.
Male and female mice use different immune cells to process chronic pain, indicating that different therapies for different genders could better target the problem.
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