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More than 30 percent of children who live in the U.S. are overweight or obese.

Childhood Obesity and Cognition: Exploring the Link

Psychology Prof. Terry Davidson will chair a symposium of scientists next month, the first gathering of its kind that is focused on obesity and cognition in children and adolescents.

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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Jordan Wyatt will defend his Master’s thesis on Wednesday November 9th 2:30pm-4:30pm, in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is: "Evidence of Contrast in Analysis of Chess Games.”

The committee members are:

Scott Parker
Zehra Peynircioglu
Laura Duval

Greta Bielaczyc Raglan will defend her dissertation on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 12-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Obstetrician-Gynecologists' knowledge, practices, and decision-making regarding depression during perimenopause."

The committee is:

Laura Juliano
Kate Gunthert
Jay Schulkin
Peter Schmidt (outside reader)