FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

Helicopter parenting is a style of parenting in which parents excessively monitor their children and often remove obstacles from their paths, instead of helping them develop the skills to handle the inevitable difficulties of life. In their work, published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, researchers looked at why helicopter parenting may harm young […]

Lynda (LinkedIn Learning)

Need brush up on Excel, improve your presentation skills, learn how to use Photoshop or become a networking whiz? Lynda.com can help you get there. The online learning site offers thousands of online videos taught by industry experts. Courses cover a vast array of business, software and creative skills—from professional certificates to personal hobbies. So […]

Careful of email scams

Don’t be fooled by malicious emails. As a member of the FSU community your chances of being targeted by criminals attempting to steal personal and institutional data increase greatly. FSU filters catch millions of sketchy emails but some still slip through the cracks, just remember to delete any emails that look questionable. Phishing Example Social […]

Virtual Lab Tutorial

The FSU Virtual lab  allows students, faculty, and staff to access Adobe, statistics, and Office products remotely from any device with an internet connection. Some of the more popular offerings include: SPSS, Photoshop and Office.

Dean Delp and NASA Research Initiative

Dean Delp and NASA investigating effects of deep space radiation… Michael Delp. “My study is looking at the more relevant parts of the cardiovascular system — the heart and the brain — and investigating how this type of deep space radiation exposure will affect these areas in the long term,” Delp said. “We’re also planning […]

Undergrad wins competitive grant competition

Allison Janzen, a junior Family and Child Sciences major, has been selected by the Association for Psychological Science as the undergraduate student winner of the Student Grant Competition. Her proposal, titled “Sustainable Consumption: Dyadic Evaluation and Inducement” highlights the importance of evaluating sustainable consumption within the context of relationships. The project extends understanding of sustainable […]

FCS Student earns prestigious Boren scholarship to study abroad

Rayne Neunie, a senior majoring in family and child sciences from Hollywood, Fla., is headed to Tanzania to study Swahili this fall. She started to learn the language during an internship to Kenya last summer. During that educational experience, Neunie developed a “Mother’s Care Program” and taught 16 traditional birth attendants how to safely deliver […]