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April

The Center for Children and Families at FIU is looking for students in grades 6 & 7 who are having trouble with organization, academics, or behavior at school.

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July

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) has named Lindsay Malloy, assistant professor of psychology, the first recipient of the annual Division 37 Dianne J. Willis Early Career Award.

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FIU’s Center for Children and Families’ Summer Treatment Program, funded again this summer by The Children’s Trust, is a highly structured camp that targets elementary to high-school aged children with attention and behavioral problems, many diagnosed with ADHD. Some 250 students are enrolled this summer in the camp at Paul W. Bell Middle School in SW Miami.

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August

Everyone in the family feels the stress of returning to school after summer. Here are a few tips for keeping your cool.

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October

A new study led by a Florida International University professor finds that youths are vulnerable to make false confessions when interrogated by law enforcement authorities.

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November

Over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen could expand use of the therapy Medical marijuana can alleviate pain and nausea, but it can also cause decreased attention span and memory loss. A new study in mice finds that taking an over-the-counter pain medication like ibuprofen may help curb these side effects.

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December

The American Academy of Forensic Psychology awards Dr. Lindsay Malloy with the prestigious "Saleem A. Shah Early Career Development Award".

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Medical marijuana can alleviate pain and nausea, but it can also cause decreased attention span and memory loss. A new study in mice finds that taking an over-the-counter pain medication like ibuprofen may help curb these side effects.

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