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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 […]

Metabolic Syndrome Among Asian Indians in the United States

By |March 9th, 2018|

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Savadatti, Sanghamitra S., Erin M. Bell*, Margaret A. Gates*, Akiko S. Hosler*, Recai M. Yucel*, and Ranjita Misra


Metabolic syndrome (MetS), a clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, disproportionately affects Asian Indians (AIs). We examined prevalence of MetS using 3 ethnicity-specific […]

Toward a Bifurcated Theory of Emotional Deterrence

By |March 9th, 2018|


Pickett, Justin T*., Sean Patrick Roche, and Greg Pogarsky


Since Hobbes (1957 and Beccaria (1963 ), scholars have theorized that the emotion of fear is critical for deterrence. Nevertheless, contemporary deterrence researchers have mostly overlooked the distinction between perceived sanction risk and fear of apprehension. Whereas perceived risk is a cognitive judgment, fear […]

Late to Terminal Formative period political transformations and their household-level impact at Cerro Jazmín, Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca

By |March 6th, 2018|

Journal of Anthropological Archaeology

Pérez, Rodríguez*, Tuñón Martínez, and Ponce de León Higelín


In the Formative period, Cerro Jazmín, a settlement in the Mixteca Alta region of Oaxaca, experimented with different sociopolitical strategies to first consolidate its position as a nascent urban center and later to convey its regional independence. In this article, […]

Assessing associations between indoor environment and health symptoms in Romanian school children: an analysis of data from the SINPHONIE project

By |March 6th, 2018|

Environmental Science and Pollution Research

Palumbo, Jillian R., Shao Lin*, Ziqiang Lin, Iulia A. Neamtiu, Wangjian Zhang, Eva Csobod, and Eugen S. Gurzau


School environment may have an impact on children’s health, but few studies have focused on indoor comfort factors such as temperature, humidity, and noise in relation with potential effects on children’s […]