Research

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

Professor’s Study Suggests Background TV Harms Toddlers’ Language Development

1 / June 19, 2014 9:45 am

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek and two other researchers recommend that parents play with their children without the distraction of adult-directed TV content.

Parents: Turn That TV Off

0 / June 17, 2014 4:19 pm

Assistant Professor of Psychology Tiffany Pempek is the co-author of a new study suggesting that the presence of background television can have a negative impact on toddlers’ language development. Coverage of the study appeared in The Washington Post and the Winnipeg Free Press and on philly.com, healthywomen.org, drugs.com, doctorslounge.com, medicaldaily.com, theramatch.com, and other websites.

Hollins Research Featured in New Book by Leading Authority on Treating Mood, Sleep Problems

Hollins Research Featured in New Book by Leading Authority on Treating Mood, Sleep Problems

0 / December 7, 2012 10:15 am

“Chronotherapy: Resetting Your Inner Clock to Boost Mood, Alertness, and Quality Sleep” cites a two-year investigation by Hollins professors and students focusing on the treatment of seasonal affective disorder.

Dirty Talk: How Dirty Is Your Cell Phone?

0 / May 9, 2012 11:30 am

Roanoke’s News 7 enlisted the help of Professor of Biology Renee Godard to find out how germ infested our cell phones are.

Hollins Student Conference Highlights Scholarly and Creative Work from Across the Disciplines

Hollins Student Conference Highlights Scholarly and Creative Work from Across the Disciplines

0 / April 17, 2012 11:30 am

The conference takes place in Moody Student Center on April 21 and features podium presentations, poster presentations, and performances.