A study is the first to examine parents' vocabulary and grammar as an influence on children's acquisition of English. The quality of child-directed speech depends on the speaker's language proficiency.
A new study finds three distinct types of teen popularity: prosocial popular; aggressive popular; and bistrategic popular or Machiavellian. Loved and feared, Machiavellian-like teens were the most popular.
FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.
A new second-degree part-time track in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will prepare working professionals with a bachelor's degree or higher in another discipline for licensure as registered nurses.
FAU's School of Architecture in the College for Design and Social Inquiry was recently gifted a Frank Lloyd Wright collection by Donald and Elaine Singer.
Environmental studies' researchers, organizations, business leaders and elected officials recently discussed sea-level rise resilience efforts at the FAU MetroLAB in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
With threats of sea level rise and other natural disasters, researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are turning to nature to create bioinspired materials that mimic mangrove trees.
Bilingual children from immigrant families should not be expected to be two monolinguals in one. It takes them longer to learn two languages at once compared to just one, but a researcher says, "Don't worry."
A study that examined anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, and submissiveness found that teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends from one year to the next.
People with lower-pitched voices are more likely to win elected office because they are believed to be superior leaders. A new study examines if voice pitch is a reliable signal of leadership quality.