The Center for Research on Families welcomes Maureen Black PhD, Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of the Growth and Nutrition Clinic (GNC), who will present a talk titled Building Blocks: Promoting Healthy Habits Through Child Care.
Erin Hazlett, PhD, Research Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai Hospital, will present a talk titled Delineating Emotion-Processing Abnormalities in Individuals At-Risk for Suicide with a Multimodal Psychophysiological Approach.
Robert Kozma PhD, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Memphis, will present a talk titled Respiratory modulation of sensory cortices: Experimental evidence and graph theoretical models
Nate Carnes, doctoral student and Methodology Consultant for the Center for Research on Families, will conduct a seminar titled When Correlation Implies Causation: How to Remove Selection Bias in Observational Research
We conduct observational research because random assignment to treatment condition is sometimes impractical, unethical, or even undesirable. However, observational studies are especially susceptible to threats to internal validity, and selection bias is among the most problematic of these threats.