Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, according to a study recently conducted by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Florida.
29-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Researchers in the Department of Physics at the University of North Florida and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recently awarded a three-year collaborative research grant totaling nearly $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to...
30-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT
For the first time, researchers from the University of North Florida and the University of Sheffield, U.K., have discovered that working memory helps children tell better lies.
19-Jun-2015 7:00 PM EDT
The University of North Florida Interfaith Center made history when it presented the Noor Inayat Khan Interfaith Community Service Award, one of the first interfaith community service scholarships offered by a college or university in the United...
28-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Coral reef health is declining worldwide. To better understand the combined effects of mosquito pesticides and rising sea-surface temperatures, Dr. Cliff Ross, UNF associate professor of biology, exposed coral larvae to selected concentrations of...
20-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Dr. Judith Rodriguez, registered dietitian and chairperson of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about turkey and provides tips for including it in a healthy diet.
27-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
The University of North Florida won a five-year contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration, totaling nearly $1.6 million to help fund a new program, ScaleUp America, designed to create jobs, increase sales and provide access to additional...
8-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Twice as many women as compared to men are of the strong opinion that Ray Rice, former Baltimore Ravens running back, should never play in the NFL again, according to a new survey conducted by Drs. Kristi Sweeney and Elizabeth Gregg, both assistant...
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University of North Florida business professor Dr. Jay Coleman takes the madness out of the month with his “Dance Card" Method for determining NCAA March Madness brackets, also known as “bracketology.”
4-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST
With Valentine's Day around the corner, does chocolate appeal to you for its flavor, symbolic meaning of love or potential health benefits? Dr. Judith Rodriguez, a nutrition professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the...
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