FAU Jupiter News

Children, Youth, Adolescents, Friendship, Conformity, Middle School

Copy-cat? Study Explores Conformity in Children with Few Friends

By | February 7, 2023

What gives one friend influence over another and why? FAU researchers tested the theory that children with few friends protect these friendships through conformity to stay in a friend's "good graces."

Increase in rents

U.S. Rents Moderating, but Affordability Issues Linger

By | February 6, 2023

December 2022 rents fell in 71 of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas even as markets in Florida remain overvalued and unaffordable for many consumers

Sleep, Pain, Insomnia, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Research, Study

Interplay Between Sleep, Pain and Spinal Cord Stimulation

By | January 30, 2023

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have unraveled the interplay between chronic pain, sleep and spinal cord stimulation, a treatment that uses low levels of electricity to relieve pain.

FAU, Broward Health, Partnership, Collaboration, Academic Medicine

FAU, Broward Health to Partner on Academic Medicine

By | January 24, 2023

FAU and Broward Health have announced a partnership to provide academic medicine to Broward County, and to collaborate on education, clinical training and practice, health services administration, and research.

Ribbon Cutting, FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute, FAU Jupiter Campus, Neuroscience, Education

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Opens in Jupiter

By | January 19, 2023

FAU celebrated the opening of the FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter, heralding a new era in neuroscience and education.

Hate Crimes, Legislation, United States, 50 U.S. States, Justice

Hate Crime Legislation Vague and Inconsistent Among 50 U.S. States

By | January 18, 2023

FAU researchers analyzed 271 statutes from all 50 U.S. states and found that every state legislates hate crimes differently, resulting in differential justice in these cases.

Jupiter lifelong learning

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents CNN's John Avlon

By | January 17, 2023

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University presents, "Lincoln and the Fight for Peace," with author and CNN anchor, John Avlon.

Bicep Curl, Exercise, Older Adults, Benefits of Exercise, Resistance Training, Study, Research

Effects of Resistance Training in Older Adults at the Cellular Level

By | January 17, 2023

FAU researchers conducted a study to explore the effects of resistance training in older adults, taking research one step further in helping to elucidate the benefits of exercise in this population.

Zebra Finch, Songbird, Urban Noise, Development, Cognitive Performance, Beak Color, Social Interactions, Mate Choice

Noise from Urban Environments Affects the Color of Songbirds' Beaks

By | January 12, 2023

A study on cognition, beak color, and growth in the zebra finch suggests exposure to urban noise may affect their structural traits, such as beak color, which influence social interactions and mate choice.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University presents, “Russia, Ukraine and the United States,” with former U.S. Ambassador William B. Taylor.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Presents William B. Taylor

By | January 10, 2023

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University presents, "Russia, Ukraine and the United States," with former U.S. Ambassador William B. Taylor.