Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new research by a University at Buffalo psychologist.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Daniel Antonius, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a forensic psychologist, says that attorneys in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, will be seeking to eliminate potential jurors with an overt emotional connection to the tragic event.
The University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College will offer a distance-learning health care practice facilitator program beginning in February aimed at training individuals to help medical practices evaluate and improve their quality of care.
Faculty from the University at Buffalo School of Management shared their research and expertise throughout the past year and made headlines worldwide. Now, you can help your business thrive and protect your finances in 2015 using these six tips.
Twenty-nine of the Prentice Family Foundation’s prosperity scholars – some of the University at Buffalo’s brightest students – will meet with key Western New York groups and city officials this week to learn what role they can play in improving Buffalo.
The Supreme Court’s announcement on Friday that it would soon consider whether states are constitutionally required to license same-sex marriages will likely bring marriage equality to the minority of states that still prohibit it, according to Michael Boucai, a University at Buffalo professor who specializes on law and sexuality. The Court will take up the matter in April, and a decision is expected by late June.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — High brain iron levels have been associated with neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Even healthy adults have higher iron concentrations in their brains as they age. But just how environmental factors, including diet, influence iron levels in the brain has not been well understood.
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today applauded SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher’s plan to introduce best practices that will give current students and future graduates from across the entire SUNY system higher degrees of access, completion and success.
A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.
Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each in seed funding.