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In Your Face: Children’s Expressions Tell the Story of Poor Sleep

University of Houston professor of psychology Candice Alfano is reporting that children who displayed less positive facial expressions in response to pleasant images when sleep restricted were reported to have more social problems two years later.

COVID-19 Conversations: A Deeper Dive into the Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Youth

University of Houston Professor of Psychology Carla Sharp is reporting it is crucial to identify risk and protective factors to inform prevention and intervention efforts that mitigate detrimental impacts among at-risk children and adolescents in the United States.