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Rochester psychologists found that mothers and fathers who were less capable of dampening down their anger are more likely to resort to harsh discipline aimed at their teens, and that fathers in particular were not as good at considering alternative explanations for their teens' behavior.More »
The RMET may be unduly influenced by social class and culture, hence posing a serious challenge to assessing correctly the mental state understanding in clinical populations.More »
Patrick T. Davies a professor of Psychology says, “Most children not only grow up with a sibling but spend more time interacting with siblings than with any other family member.”More »
Bright Line Watch, who conducted the survey, is made up of four political scientists including Gretchen Helmke, a professor of political science at Rochester.More »
MHFC focuses on a racially and culturally diverse group of low-income families who have a myriad of challenges, including extreme poverty, trauma, and mental illness.More »