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FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

Helicopter parenting is a style of parenting in which parents excessively monitor their children and often remove obstacles from their paths, instead of helping them develop the skills to handle the inevitable difficulties of life. In their work, published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, researchers looked at why helicopter parenting may harm young […]

CHS Grads Among 3MT Finalists

NFES doctoral student, Abigail Cullen and FCS doctoral students Peipei Hong, and Shar’Dane Harris are finalists in the FSU Graduate School 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Competition! View Event Come and show your support! Remember, those attending (audience) are able to vote for the people’s choice award. About the competition: The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research […]

Dietetics Internship Now Accepting Applications

The Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences offers a graduate Dietetics Internship (DI) program. The internship can be completed with the M.S. in Exercise Physiology (sports nutrition major) or M.S. in Nutrition and Food Science. Specializations are available in either clinical nutrition or sports nutrition, depending on the degree which is sought. Info & Application To apply & […]

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NFES faculty receives $2.9M grant to examine peripheral artery disease

Panos Koutakis is an assistant professor in Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences. A Florida State University researcher has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a more effective treatment and diagnosis process for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that afflicts 8.5 million people in the United States. “At […]

A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment

Gloria Salazar, an associate professor of nutrition. A Florida State University researcher is examining how the polyphenol compounds found in blackberries could be used to help fight the buildup of artery plaque. Gloria Salazar, associate professor of nutrition, has received $805,409 from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program at the Florida Department of […]

Get your head in the game: Research shows mindfulness in relationship is key to a happy couple

Jonathan Kimmes is an assistant professor of Family and Child Sciences at Florida State University A Florida State University researcher has found that an individual’s ability to be mindful or stay in the present has a profound effect on a romantic partner’s happiness. Assistant Professor of Family and Child Sciences Jonathan Kimmes published a new […]