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Psychology, Neuroscience, Neuroprotection, Breast Feeding, Depression, Post-partum Depression, Mothers, Infants, Mother-infant Bond, Affectionate Touch, Mood, Infant Development

Depressed Moms Who Breastfeed Boost Babies' Mood and Mutual Touch

By | February 10, 2021

A study using EEG is the first to show that feeding method (breastfeeding and/or bottle-feeding) in depressed and non-depressed mothers boosts infants' mood, neuroprotection and mutual affectionate touch.

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Mean or Nice? These Traits Could Make or Break a Child's Friendships

By | February 9, 2021

An FAU study is the first to use longitudinal data to examine the interplay between being nice, being mean and friendship quality and experiences among children in fourth, fifth and sixth grades.

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New FAU Board of Trustees Appointments

By | February 8, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Barbara Feingold and Daniel Cane to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees.

FAU Tech Runway Launch Applications Now Being Accepted

By | February 8, 2021

FAU Tech Runway® is now accepting applications for this year's Launch Competition, which helps turn game-changing business ideas into thriving companies.

Digital Divide, Older Adults, Minorities, Ethnic Minorities, Digital Health Information, Technology, COVID-19, Nursing, Public Health, Health Disparities

Digital Health Divide Runs Deep in Older Racial and Ethnic Minorities

By | February 3, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have identified factors and reasons for digital health disparities in older adults, which have important implications for COVID-19 vaccinations.

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FAU Pine Jog Builds Social-Emotional Skills via K-5 Nature Program

By | February 2, 2021

FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center offers "Teaching Empathy Through Nature" to public and private elementary schools and organizations that have out-of-school time programs for children in grades K-5.

Incarceration, Prison, Re-entry, African American Males, Oppression, Segregation, Stigma, Psychology, Social Justice, Social Interactions, Society, Societal Interactions

Breaking the Chains of Incarceration in African American Males

By | February 2, 2021

Researchers from FAU's College of Social Work and Criminal Justice and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science developed an approach for re-entry programs that addresses centuries of oppression and segregation.

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FAU Earns National Recognition for Diversity in Engineering

By | January 28, 2021

The American Society of Engineering Education has recognized the College of Engineering and Computer Science as a national leader in diversity in engineering for its commitment to inclusive excellence.

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Crunch! 'Shell-crushing' Sounds Revealed in a Large Marine Predator

By | January 26, 2021

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators are the first to quantify "shell-crushing" consumption noises in a large marine predator using the whitespotted eagle ray.

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FAU Libraries Debuts Spirit of America Digital Collection

By | January 25, 2021

Florida Atlantic University Libraries has announced a digital version of the Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection.