University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Studies and Human Development

Heat the body, heal the mind: UA researchers treat depression with high temps

The ongoing study, led by UA psychiatry professor Charles Raison, is examining the effectiveness of a technique known as whole-body hyperthermia as a treatment for depression. Read more »

Tucson's Table Talk consolidating stores, changing owners

Although 80 percent to 85 percent of total retail sales still come from physical stores, the Internet is a competitor to all brick-and-mortar stores, whether they are big-name retail chains or smal Read more »

Meant to Be: UA Employees Share Their Love Stories

Netzin and Dieter, lecturers in the John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, share a common passion for understanding animal behavior. Read more »

Using the Web, Students Ask ‘Crowd’ to Help Pay for College

The inclination to be creative when something big is at stake, though, is deeply familiar—as is making a personal plea. Read more »

Compassion Meditation Founder Joins Norton School Faculty

Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi is joining the UA's John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, in the College of Agriculture and Life Read more »

UA Awarded JedCampus Seal for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Programs

The UA's comprehensive suicide prevention efforts include in-person trainings that teach students and employees how to ask someone about suicide; media campaigns that include educational poster Read more »

The Importance of Everyday Interactions for Early Brain Development

Can you remember the last time you played peek-a-boo with a young child? You may think it is just a fun child's game, but actually it is helping brains of very young children develop. Read more »

Tomas Cabeza De Baca Dissertation Defense

Tomas Cabeza De Baca will be conducting a Valentine’s Day defense of his dissertation: Read more »

As a brick-and-mortar retailer, would you let Amazon handle your checkout system?

But this potential checkout vendor is not just any company; it’s physical store-killer Amazon. Read more »

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