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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

Alexis French will defend her Master's thesis on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: Cost-Effectiveness of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in Clinics versus Homes from Four Perspectives

Committee Members: Dr. Brian Yates, Dr. James Gray, and Dr. Timothy Fowles

Wenyan Bi will defend her Master's Thesis on December 19, 2016 from 9:30 am-12 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: DIRECTIONALITY IN CROSS-AGE FACE RECOGNITION: CHILD-TO-ADULT IS EASIER THAN ADULT-TO-CHILD RECOGNITION

Zehra Peynircioglu, Ph.D.
Scott Parker, Ph.D.
Bei Xiao, Ph.D.