NYT: Bickering more after kids?

Culture, Society & Family

NYT: Bickering more after kids?

DALLAS (SMU) – Feel like your fighting more with your spouse after having kids?  That's not surprising, given that you have new responsibilities to tackle and you're probably not getting the sleep you need. Stephanie Wilson, an SMU assistant psychology professor, told The New York Times that "that lack of sleep is one of the reasons [...]

2020-02-18T11:44:52-06:00 November 20, 2019|Categories: Culture, Society & Family, SMU In The News, Subfeature|

New psychological study: Teaching people to experience and recognize joy

DALLAS (SMU) – Researchers at SMU and UCLA are enrolling subjects for a five-year study of a treatment for a psychological condition known as anhedonia – the inability to find pleasure in any aspect of life. A grant of approximately $4 million from the National Institute of Mental Health will allow professors Alicia Meuret and [...]

Alcohol use may increase among Hispanic Americans as they become more ‘Americanized’

SMU professor Priscilla Lui and co-author find that ‘Americanization’ of alcohol use affects women more than men DALLAS (SMU) – Higher rates of alcohol use and drinking consequences are found among Hispanic American adolescents and adults who are more “Americanized,” according to a new study authored by Southern Methodist University (SMU) professor Priscilla Lui and [...]

2020-02-18T11:45:03-06:00 November 21, 2018|Categories: Culture, Society & Family, Feature, Health & Medicine, Researcher news, Subfeature|
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