Displaying items by tag: department of psychology

Ava Michl was awarded first place in the Social and Behavioral Sciences category at the National Collegiate Honors Council Awards ceremony.
Shakima Knox and Steven D. Wilson have made the most of their time on campus: They met at UAB, married on Homecoming Saturday, earned their graduate degrees and will walk together on Saturday.

A new study shows the quality of sleep medical and surgical residents receive is poor and causes persistent fatigue throughout residency.   

Investigators at UAB will expand the data collected by previous studies in Puerto Rico to look at aging, stress and health outcomes.
A UAB study shows that parent-adolescent relationships are more positive with strength-based communications.
A graduate of UAB was awarded for her outstanding presentation at the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine in Madrid, Spain.
Individuals ages 16-30 with diagnosis of autism and/or ADHD are needed for a simulated driving study.
The UAB Early Head Start Program will continue to provide resources and services with a $1.2 million grant extension.
Research shows that individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are not just war veterans, but anyone who has experienced some form of severe life trauma.
Injuries are the leading cause of death among children worldwide, according to a UAB expert.
Research shows that young children are at a particular risk for pedestrian injuries in parking lots, and interventions should be made to decrease this risk.
Adolescents with and without driving experience needed for research on distracted driving.

Sensory processing difficulties, which affect one in six people, can make public spaces a nightmare and lead to traumatic meltdowns. A UAB expert teaches venues around the world how to help rather than hurt. Here’s her advice. 

Three UAB Innovation Fellows answer questions about their trip to a Dubai conference in April — from learning experiences to future adjustments and ideas.
Cyclists should know the rules of the road and prepare before leaving home.
Tasha Curiel’s research on the effects of polluted environments on developing brains won first place in the Social and Behavioral Science category at the UAB Spring Expo undergraduate research competition.
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