Pick up a copy of the September issue of Women's Health Magazine! Dr. Kouros' research was featured for an article on getting "emotionally naked" with your partner. Find out how well we do at picking up on our partner's emotions (spoiler alert: we may not be as good as we think we are!) and get tips on how to talk about your feelings in a relationship to strengthen your bond. On news stands now!
Tune in to Fox4 Sunday night news (9-10pm) tonight to see Dr. Chrystyna Kouros. Dr. Kouros talks with Dan Godwin about the SMU Family Research Registry and our new study, Couples & Kids with Autism for his Fox4WARD segment! Click here to find out how you can join the SMU Family Research Registry and stay up-to-date on paid research opportunities at SMU!
Watch the Fox4 interview: http://www.fox4news.com/news/fox4ward-the-science-of-happy-families#/
The Family Health & Development Lab at SMU and FACES Lab at TCU are recruiting families for their NIH-funded study, Couples & Kids with Autism. We are recruiting children with a community diagnosis of autism (between the ages of 10-17, who are high-functioning) and both of their parents to participate. Families are paid for their time! To find out more, click here.
Graduate student Jenna Ellison successfully defended her dissertation! Her research examined how marital quality is associated with weight-related behavior in bariatric surgery patients. Congratulation, DR. Ellison!
We braved the blizzard in Minneapolis to attend the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence this past weekend! First year graduate student, Sharyl Wee, presented research on Family Stress and Children's Adjustment: Skin Conductance Level Reactivity as a Moderator. Fifth-year graduate student, Michael Ovalle, was a co-author on the poster.
The Family Health and Development Lab is excited to participate in this year's DFW Family Expo with the FACES Lab at TCU. Stop by booth #122 to visit us! You can have your family picture taken and sign up for our Family Research Registry to win a prize!
DFW Family Expo is April 7, 2018 from 10am-5pm at Dallas Market Center. More details at http://dfwfamilyexpo.org/
Dr. Kouros discusses the findings from her new study published in Family Process with Dan Godwin on his Fox4ward segment on March 11. Check out the full interview here. The title of the paper is Couples' Perceptions of Each Other's Daily Affect: Empathic Accuracy, Assumed Similarity, and Indirect Accuracy, with co-author Lauren Papp.