Displaying items by tag: department of psychology

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.
UAB PAIN Collective presents a spring lecture of the PAINTalks speaker series.
The diet increased quality of life, and it decreased serum levels of the adipokine leptin and a marker of oxidative stress.
Attention, reasoning and memory could be improved with resistance exercise, according to a UAB study. 
A psychology professor is recognized for contributions to the fields of psychophysiology and biofeedback.
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