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Is There A Link Between Your Pets and Your Food Choices?

By |April 12th, 2018|

April 12, 2018

CSDA Associate Julia Hormes talked about her research on the influence that childhood pets have on a person’s diet choices in adulthood. Read more at UAlbany News Center

A Panel Study of Airborne Particulate Matter Concentration and Impaired Cardiopulmonary Function in Young Adults by Two Different Exposure Measurement

By |April 10th, 2018|

Environmental Pollution

Hu, Li-Wen, Zhengmin (Min) Qian, Michael S. Bloom*, Erik J. Nelson, Echu Liu, Bin Han, Nan Zhang, Yimin Liu, Huimin Ma, Duo-Hong Chen, Bo-Yi Yang, Xiao-Wen Zeng, Wen Chen, Mika Komppula, Ari Leskinen, Maija-Riitta Hirvonen, Marjut Roponen, Pasi Jalava, Zhipeng Bai, and Guang-Hui Dong


This study sought to clarify the correlation of […]

Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Eating Disorder Examination‐Questionnaire: A Comparison of Five Factor Solutions across Vegan and Omnivore Participants

By |April 10th, 2018|

International Journal of Eating Disorders

Heiss Sydney, Boswell James F., and Hormes Julia*


The Eating Disorder Examination‐Questionnaire (EDE‐Q) is a valid and reliable measure of eating‐related pathology, but its factor structure has proven difficult to replicate. Given differences in dietary patterns in vegans compared to omnivores, proper measurement of eating disorder symptoms is especially important in studies […]


By |April 10th, 2018|


Groß, Eva M., Andreas HöVermann, and Steven F. Messner*


We analyze the individual‐level and school‐level determinants of delinquency through the lens of a macro‐sociological theory of crime—institutional anomie theory (IAT). The concept of a “marketized mentality” is introduced as a predictor of students’ delinquency, along with an egoistic/competitive school culture—a feature of the school community. […]

Associations among Fear, Disgust, and Eating Pathology in Undergraduate Men and Women

By |April 10th, 2018|


Anderson, Lisa M., Erin E. Reilly, Jennifer J. Thomas, Kamryn T. Eddy, Debra L. Franko, Julia M. Hormes*, and Drew A. Anderson


Fear and disgust are distinct emotions that have been independently linked with EDs and may motivate avoidance behaviors that may be relevant targets for ED interventions (e.g., food rejection). Despite similar motivational function, […]

Why I mourn the end of Craigslist personals

By |April 9th, 2018|

April 9, 2018

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres talked about end of Craigslist personals. Read more at San Francisco Chronicle

Capital Region grows — but upstate shrinks

By |March 22nd, 2018|

March 22, 2018

CSDA Associate Samantha Friedman talked about increase of foreign immigration and factors that attracts new arrivals. Read more at Times Union

How Obama became the first president in 36 years to oversee a drop in the federal prison population

By |March 16th, 2018|

March 16, 2018

CSDA Associate Shawn Bushway talked about factors that impact on a drop in the federal prison population in Obama ear. Read more at Asean Breaking News

Who Gets Ahead and Who Falls Behind During the Transition to High School? Academic Performance at the Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Gender

By |March 13th, 2018|

Social Problems

Sutton, April, Amy G. Langenkamp, Chandra Muller, and Kathryn S. Schiller*


Academic stratification during educational transitions may be maintained, disrupted, or exacerbated. This study marks the first to use national data to investigate how the transition to high school (re)shapes academic status at the intersection of race/ethnicity and gender. We seek to identify the […]

From Parents to Peers: Trajectories in Sources of Academic Influence Grades 4 to 8

By |March 13th, 2018|

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

Sorensen, Lucy C*., Philip J. Cook, and Kenneth A. Dodge


Prior research and anecdotal evidence from educators suggest that classroom peers play a meaningful role in how students learn. However, the literature has failed to consider the dynamic and context-dependent nature of classroom peer influence. Developmental psychology theories suggest […]