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Two UGA faculty members named Regents’ Professors

…of stress from economic and social factors. Beach also serves as co-director of the Center for Family Research Clinical Program in the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research at UGA. Beach…

Strict parenting may cause adolescents to act out

…given child reacts may matter in the long run. Strictness causes stress The parents in the project practiced what the researchers called firm parenting. Firm parents are stricter. They don’t…

Peabody Awards announces 60 nominees

…IQ190 Productions, American Documentary | POV (PBS) “POV: Midnight Traveler” Filmed on phones by Hassan Fazili, this poignant autobiographical account of his refugee family’s journey from Afghanistan to Hungary is…

In trying times, maintain your mental health

…Extension specialist and family life education professor in the department of human development in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, specializes in family relationships, many of which can…

Assaf Oshri

…I was a research scientist at the Mt. Hope Family Center at the University of Rochester, and I was interested in finding a tenure-track position in a research-intensive university that…

Working parents fight image battle on two fronts

…bosses and companies to help working parents manage work-family image issues is to provide family-friendly policies and positive role models, Little said. She encourages working parents to embrace “positive distinctiveness,”…

How fathers, children should spend time together

…work. Decades of research have focused on mother-child attachment security, but there’s much less research on the father-child relationship and how a secure attachment relationship is formed. For this study,…

Want to help your teens? Make their lives predictable

…in the everyday,” said lead author Allen Barton, an assistant research scientist at the Center for Family Research and the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences. “Routines play an…

Parenting intervention can result in lower BMIs

…behaviors are imprinted early. So our research intervention was designed to intervene early when these behaviors are being established and before overweight or obesity develops.” The researchers recruited 279 first-time…

Childhood obesity: UGA experts are on the front line

…about how to battle this serious health concern. One of the University of Georgia’s primary research emphases is on improving human health. UGA has assembled faculty research teams that directly address…

Betsy Vonk

Family Therapy Certificate Program for the School of Social Work. The certificate is an interdisciplinary program with the College of Education and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. When…

Research focuses on family success

…Gene Brody, founder and co-director of the University of Georgia’s Center for Family Research, visited in his capacity as associate vice president for research. He spoke to a group of…

Restricted refreshments

Family and Consumer Sciences, said other research has shown parents who enforce restrictions on desirable foods tend to have children who are the most reactive to food in the laboratory….