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Study Finds Crime Risk Rises in Areas Near Major Amusement Parks

Dec. 11, 2019 | UT Dallas News Center

Study Finds Crime Risk Rises in Areas Near Major Amusement Parks

CCF faculty affiliate Dr. Alex Piquero recently published a study that found that crime is higher near major theme parks where bars, restaurants, and hotels are also built in close proximity...

UT Dallas Psychology Researchers Examine Toll of Social Media Lurking

Sep. 26, 2019 | UT Dallas News Center

UT Dallas Psychology Researchers Examine Toll of Social Media Lurking

Psychology researchers studied how passive use of social media can lead to negative feelings and described how social comparisons can precipitate the fear of missing out...

Dr. Jackie Nelson to Present at First3Years Food For Thought

Sep. 9, 2019 | Center for Children and Families

Dr. Jackie Nelson to Present at First3Years Food For Thought

CCF Faculty Affiliate Dr. Nelson will present on Managing Stress and Routines in the Family, with discussion of current research and practical tips, this Friday, September 13th at the Madison in Addison...

CCF Faculty Affiliate Publishes Work on School Start Times and Delinquency

Sep. 3, 2019 | UT Dallas News Center

CCF Faculty Affiliate Publishes Work on School Start Times and Delinquency

Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith professor of criminology, recently published an analysis of the impact of school start times on children, suggesting that later school start times might reduce delinquency and substance abuse among teens...