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The role of parents in a child’s obesity risk-
Dr. Jeffrey Liew, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Ledric Sherman, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, have both looked into the role of parents in their children’s dietary practices.2
How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves-
People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.
Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms-
Traumatic brain injuries result in death and disability in thousands of Americans each year. The effects of these injuries can linger on long after the initial trauma.
A Legacy of Education at Texas A&M-
Irma Alvarado graduated in 1970 with a bachelor’s in education. She is known as one of the first Hispanic female graduates of Texas A&M. Now, she is focused on using that education to inspire others.
CEHD and College of Medicine receive $1.7M for work in schools-
13 health-related colleges and universities across the state will address mental health challenges and work to improve the mental health care system for children in Texas.
Educational resources for your children-
Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are working to gather resources for students to stay academically engaged.
Talking to your children about COVID-19-
Dr. Krystal Simmons, clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, studies school psychology and counseling. We spoke with her for advice on how to speak with your children during a public crisis such as COVID-19.
How sport experiences can transform lives-
Sport management professor Dr. Marlene Dixon showed that sport has the power to transform lives through recent research involving cyclists that completed the Texas 4000, a 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska benefitting cancer research.
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CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings-
Graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development are gaining more respect across the country. Four are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2021 U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings.
How career interruptions affect women-
Career interruptions happen. Job changes, unemployment and injury are all examples of expected or unexpected pauses in a person’s career. For women, career interruptions happen at a much higher rate, most commonly due to child-rearing.
Breaking Down Children’s Reading Habits-
In line with other research, Erbeli found children chose to read based on their proficiency in reading. But she also focused on something more specific – the influence of genetic and environmental factors on children’s reading habits.
Archive for March, 2020
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