Monday, October 29, 2018
FSU Research Investigates ‘Smart’ Highway Signs to Prevent Wrong-Way Driving Crashes

Innovative traffic safety research from Florida State University (FSU), incorporating a fascinating mix of engineering and psychology, is being deployed on highways to save lives by targeting a deadly problem: wrong-way driving crashes. An associate professor in the FSU Department of Psychology and an expert on cognition and perception, has compiled two wrong-way driving reports for the Florida Department of Transportation. The research identifies “smarter” signs and pavement markers equipped with advanced technology that can improve safety. ..

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
National Landmark Study to Examine Child Anxiety Treatments

The Florida International University Center for Children and Families has been approved for funding of nearly $3 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute as part of a landmark study on child anxiety. This multiyear national study is the largest multisite clinical trial to examine face-to-face and internet-based therapy for children with anxiety. ..

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
UCF RESTORES Clinic Receives $10 Million Grant to Treat PTSD at Three Armed-Services Installations

UCF’s cutting-edge RESTORES clinic, which helps people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, has been awarded a $10 million grant to expand its work.  ..

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Monday, April 16, 2018
UNF Psychology Study Reveals Certain Cultures Short in Everyday Patience

Patience in everyday life is a strong predictor of health and well-being. Dr. Dominik Guess, a University of North Florida psychology professor, conducted a European study regarding patience in everyday life. It reveals there are cultural differences as to when people get impatient and the reactions they show. ..

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Some Gut Feelings Are a Red Flag, According to New FSU Research

Research by Florida State University (FSU) psychology professor Linda Rinaman finds gut-to-brain signals are a powerful influence on emotions, mood and decisions - typically by prompting you to avoid certain situations. ..

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