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Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new UB study.

UB in the News


An article in USA Today about last week’s mass shooting in Florida interviews Mark Seery, associate professor of psychology, who said it is not unexpected that young voices are rising to the national stage on gun violence.


Washington Post article about the need for more health professionals to help students before catastrophes occur interviews Amanda Nickerson, director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention.


An Associated Press article about the use of virtual reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb, director of UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the effect on learning is to improve interest, understanding and recall. 


The Washington Post discusess how how people’s bodies respond to eating sugar with Jennifer Temple, associate professor of exercise and nutrition sciences.