Although some children emerge from cold and neglectful family
environments as adults with high self-esteem, a new UB study
suggests these people may still be at a relative disadvantage in
life, with a foggier sense of who they are.
With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants,
a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of
Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than
University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress
and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to
have few redeeming qualities. Frigid temperatures and daily
battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the
heartiest among us.
A neuroimaging study by a University at Buffalo psychologist
suggests that phonics, a method of learning to read using knowledge
of word sounds, shouldn’t be overlooked in favor of a
whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorizing word
patterns, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis
of common reading disorders such as dyslexia.