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Unique Emotion Recognition Treatment Leads to Significant Improvement in Children with High-Functioning Autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College found a unique emotion recognition treatment highly effective for children with high-functioning autism. Children in the treatment group demonstrated significantly improved...
24-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

Use It or Lose It

Older adults who learn a new, mentally demanding skill can improve their cognitive function, according to research by Jennifer Lodi-Smith, PhD, psychology professor at Canisius College.
23-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Visionary Thinkers to Discuss Ecotourism at Canisius College Symposium

Experts from across the country and the globe will gather at Canisius College to discuss "Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?"
8-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Man's Best Friend

For centuries, dogs have been described as man’s best friend. This bond may be linked to your dog's behavior, according to a study by Christy L. Hoffman, PhD, assistant professor of animal behavior, ecology and conservation at Canisius College.
6-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Sticks and Stones

Research by Jennifer E. Beebe, PhD, finds the key to stop bullying is anti-bullying education in the school curriculum. Says Dr. Beebe, "Teaching students empathy is as important as teaching them science."
27-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST

Exercise May be Best Medicine to Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)

Karl Kozlowksi, PhD, is pioneering a treatment program for patients who suffer from post-concussion syndrome. His research shows that gradual exercise, rather than rest alone, actually helps to restore the balance of the brain’s auto-regulation...
27-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST

New, Safer Way to Deliver Life-Saving Cancer Treatment

Researcher tests the theory that packaged chemotherapeutics inside microscopic nano-vehicles could go straight to the source of diseased tissue without damaging healthy tissue and without causing the side effects of chemotherapy.
14-Feb-2013 2:15 PM EST

Clinical Trial Finds Intensive Treatment Highly Effective for Children with High-Functioning Autism

Institute for Autism Research summerMax Program is Highly Effective for Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (HFASDs).
11-Jan-2013 2:00 PM EST

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Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have found that functional level appears to play a critical role in the stress levels of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
2-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Visionaries Gather at International Symposium to Discuss Ecotourism

Ecotourism was the subject of an international symposium hosted by Canisius College in Buffalo. The symposium brought together world- renowned scholars and practitioners from across the globe to discuss “Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?”
3-Feb-2015 12:10 PM EST

Rene De Lapedraja, PhD, Cuban Native and Cuban-US Relations Expert, Optimistic About the Social and Economic Benefits for Both Countries

18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

The Origins of Santa Claus

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English, Canisius College, is a expert on the origins of Santa Claus. The excerpt below is from his many writings on the subject.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness, anxiety and dysfunction. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
19-Nov-2013 7:10 PM EST

Canisius College Jesuits Share Thoughts on Election of First Jesuit Pontiff - Pope Francis 1

14-Mar-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Santa Claus - The Image of a Tradition

Santa Expert, Professor Emeritus of English at Canisius College Dr. Frank Riga, shares the wonderful story of the origins of Santa.
4-Dec-2012 11:00 AM EST

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