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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.

This year's winners are a group of dedicated wonks. (Top row from left: Bell, DeFranco, McBride, Yu, Beras-Goico, Campbell, and Leon. Bottom row from left: Baba, Corcoran, Barr, Verendeev, Merluzzi, and Bronskill. Not pictured: Robert Helbig.)

Wonks Achieving Wonders

Annual awards recognize student successes both in the classroom and the community.

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Dr. Nicole Caporino,  Assistant Professor of Psychology, has been selected as a 2016 “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The APS explains that “The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.” 

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