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Programs claim to help improve brain function

By Ciara Varone, Daily Sun Staff Writer Filling in a crossword puzzle, playing poker with friends or strumming a guitar won’t help sculpt muscle, but it may contribute to improved fitness.

CHP Faculty Members Receive UF Term Professorships

On June 16, over 100 faculty and staff joined Dr. Perri at the PHHP college-wide meeting to honor the 2016 and 2017 recipients of the UF Term Professorships. Congratulations to these individuals who have been recognized by the university for their outstanding scholarly achievements.

ACT Study in Florida Physician

In a detailed story for the Florida Physician, the ACT (Augmenting Cognitive Training) Study, directed by Dr. Adam J. Woods, with Ron Cohen and Michael Marsiske, was featured.

Rotblatt receives ILR award

Lindsay Rotblatt (in red) receiving Levitt Award. To her left is benefactor Phyllis Levitt Recently, we shared that Lindsay Rotblatt received the second place Institute for Learning in Retirement Levitt Award for Outstanding Research Presentation (tied with Talia Seider).

Our lab team marches for science

As part of the national March for Science on April 22, 2017, many in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology joined the Gainesville and National marches. 

CHP Doctoral Student receives NIH Fellowship

Jacqueline Maye received an NIH Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship Jacqueline Maye, MS (Mentor: Michael Marsiske) has received funding for an NIH F31 Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship award for her project entitled “A 14 week study of mindfulness effects on attentional control in older adults”. Mindfulness is a mental…