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Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 11:43am
Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies, spoke on "The ABCs of ADHD: Inside the Brains of Kids with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders" at Oct. 11's Fall 2012 Research Unplugged event. ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 11:43am
Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies, spoke on "The ABCs of ADHD: Inside the Brains of Kids with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders" at Oct. 11's Fall 2012 Research Unplugged event.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 10:02am
Kristen Eisenbraun Houser, vice president of communications and development for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, will present a talk at 6 p.m. Oct. 25, in the Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Protecting Our Communities: Understanding Offender Behavior." ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 10:02am
Kristen Eisenbraun Houser, vice president of communications and development for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, will present a talk at 6 p.m. Oct. 25, in the Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Protecting Our Communities: Understanding Offender Behavior." A reception with refreshments will follow the presentation.
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 9:40am
A graduate student in human development and family studies is using a National Adult Day Services Association Award to investigate the ability of adult day care services to reduce depression and anger among family caregivers of people with dementia....
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 9:40am
A graduate student in human development and family studies is using a National Adult Day Services Association Award to investigate the ability of adult day care services to reduce depression and anger among family caregivers of people with dementia.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:14am
Not all aggressive children are aggressive for the same reasons, according to Penn State researchers, who found that some kindergartners who are aggressive show low verbal abilities while others are more easily physiologically aroused. The findings suggest that different types of treatments may be needed to help kids with different underlying ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:14am
Not all aggressive children are aggressive for the same reasons, according to Penn State researchers, who found that some kindergartners who are aggressive show low verbal abilities while others are more easily physiologically aroused. The findings suggest that different types of treatments may be needed to help kids with different underlying causes for problem behavior.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 2:51pm
In a new book, titled "Missing Data: Analysis and Design," John Graham, professor of biobehavioral health and of human development and family studies, offers practical information to researchers who are not statisticians to implement modern missing-data procedures properly in their research, and to reap the benefits, in terms of improved accuracy ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 2:51pm
In a new book titled "Missing Data: Analysis and Design," John Graham, Penn State professor of biobehavioral health and of human development and family studies, offers practical information to researchers who are not statisticians to implement modern missing-data procedures properly in their research, and to reap the benefits, in terms of improved accuracy and statistical power.

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