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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.


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....


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


A Web-based program featuring successful strategies of others who have lost weight may be an effective strategy for weight loss, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Researchers created a website called AchieveTogether and evaluated the weight-loss success of users. They compared users with a group of people attempting to lose weight on their own, and then allowed that second group access to the site 12 weeks later.


A Web-based program featuring successful strategies of others who have lost weight may be an effective strategy for weight loss, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Researchers created a website called AchieveTogether and evaluated the weight-loss success of users. They compared users with a group of people attempting to ...


Marital communication about a spouse's genetic test results may influence the overall well-being of the person who has been diagnosed, his or her spouse, and the couple. Rachel Smith, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, and human development and family studies, along with a team of Penn State researchers, is investigating this ...


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