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Race/Ethnicity Moderates Associations Between Childhood Weight Status and Early Substance Use

Jennifer Duckworth, APSSC RISE Research Award Winner, shares her research on the role of race/ethnicity as a moderator of relationships between childhood weight status and substance use. ... More>


The Influence of Family Dynamics: Mental Health of Colombian Dementia Caregivers

Megan E. Sutter of Virginia Commonwealth University is a 2013 RISE Research Award recipient. Sutter presented her research on “The Influence of Family Dynamics: Mental Health of Colombian Dementia Caregivers” at the 25th APS Annual Convention. ... More>


When Families Do Not Fit, nor Measure Up: Categorization and Evaluation of ‘Modern’ Families

David Kille of the University of Waterloo, Canada, is a 2013 RISE Research Award recipient. He presented his research on “When Families Do Not Fit, nor Measure Up: Categorization and Evaluation of ‘Modern’ Families” at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>


Psychopathic Traits Predict Preferred Social Distance in Healthy Individuals

Joana Vieira, a 2013 APS Student Research Award recipient from the University of Porto, Portugal, presented her work on “Psychopathic Traits Predict Preferred Social Distance in Healthy Individuals” at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>


Effects of Mindfulness on Texting While Driving in the Induced Hypocrisy Paradigm

Kristen A. Soforic, a 2013 APS Student Research Award recipient from North Central College, presented her work on “Effects of Mindfulness on Texting While Driving in the Induced Hypocrisy Paradigm” at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>