Norton School Affiliate Faculty Thaddeus Pace on how mindfullness and resilience can help with the effects of traumatic stress.
We live in an increasingly stressful world. There’s an aspirational sense things should improve with time, witness the U.S. War on Poverty or the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Read more »
Dr. Ann Mastergeorge, Norton School Developmental scientist, Huffington Post blog on detecting and following up on the possible signs of neglect.
More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined, although neglect receives significantly less attention. Read more »
The latest installment of an ongoing Norton School, Take Charge America Institute study finds that more than half of those graduates require financial support more than two years after college. Moreover, 50.6% of college graduates surveyed say they rely on financial support from family members, including almost half of those who are employed full-time.
Father’s Day has come and gone, but many Dads are wondering when twenty-something son or daughter is going to get off the family dole. Read more »
Norton School Faculty Dr. Charles Raison's on research that can reduce your depression and improve your heart health,
"For many people, antidepressants are very beneficial and help them get rid of the depression,” said Dr. Charles L. Raison, associate professor of at the University of Arizona. Read more »
The Lion in Your Lover's Eyes - Norton School's Rebecca Reed on how an individual’s immune system responds to psychological stressors.
Norton School UA doctoral candidate Rebecca Reed is studying how an individual’s immune system responds to psychological stressors, such as an argument with a close relationship partner. Read more »
With thousands of teens getting pregnant each year, there’s still a long way to go, said Stephen Russell, interim director of the Norton School. “We think the rates (have gone) down and that’s good news," he said. "But they’re still dramatically higher than France, Germany, Switzerland.”
Teen pregnancy rates have dropped steadily and sharply across the U.S. over the past two decades, and Arizona has followed that trend. Read more »
Results from the Norton School's APLUS study of recent grads reveals what it really takes to succeed today.
On the surface, Gen Y, those ebullient 20-somethings smiling into their phones as they snap selfies, can seem glowingly optimistic about their futures. Read more »
Two years out of college, half of graduates are relying on their parents or other family members for some sort of financial help, according to research from the University of Arizona, Norton School APLUS study.
Dr. Stephen Russell said the results confirm it is the combination of being bullied and being a bully that is "clearly linked to weapon carrying and thus the potential for serious harm in schools."
Teenage bullies and their victims are more likely to carry weapons than kids not involved in these abusive relationships, according to a new research review. Read more »
The influence of fathers on their teenage children has long been overlooked. Now Dr. Bruce Ellis, Norton School faculty, and researchers are finding surprising ways in which dads make a difference.
May 1, 2014 By Paul Raeburn Read more »