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FCRR Researchers Explore the Pandemic’s Short- and Long-Term Impacts on Children’s Reading Skills

Dr. Sara Hart, W. Russell and Eugenia Morcom Professor of Psychology and Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) faculty member, and Dr. Callie Little, research faculty in the Quantitative Methodology and Innovative division of FCRR, have received a $2.9 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to conduct a five-year study to uncover the mechanisms through which COVID-19 has and will continue to have impacts on children’s reading skills.    More...


FSU Psychologist Awarded $9M to Expand ‘Gamified’ Treatments for Pediatric ADHD

Millions of children are diagnosed each year with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. When untreated, or undertreated, children with ADHD face challenges focusing, managing time, and practicing self-control, and these difficulties can persist into adulthood. Dr. Michael Kofler, who previously developed “gamified” treatments targeting central deficits of ADHD in children 8-13, has received two grants from the National Institute of Mental Health...    More...


FSU Researchers Explore How Tech Can Support Older Adults Through $14.7-Million Consortium Grant

Florida State University researchers are part of a consortium that has been awarded a $14.7 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to work with emerging and existing technologies to promote the well-being, quality of life and independence of older adults and provide support for older adults with cognitive impairments.    More...


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