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Conservation agriculture in urban deserts
Limited access to nutritious and affordable food is experienced by 23 million people in the US as they live in 'food desserts' making them food and health insecure. Resources such as land, water, labor and capital are used ...
Envisioning Virginia Tech: Beyond Boundaries
(Virginia Tech, 2016-03-31)
HOMER: An Interactive System for Home Based Stroke Rehabilitation
Delivering long term, unsupervised stroke rehabilitation in the home is a complex challenge that requires robust, low cost, scalable, and engaging solutions. We present HOMER, an interactive system that uses novel therapy ...
Chasing Water in a Rapidly Changing World
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-04-07)
Water shortages are now affecting half the world’s population, disrupting food and energy security as well as urban water supplies in many cities. The overuse of water and associated drying of rivers, lakes, and aquifers ...
Toward neurobehavioral metrics of social function: Examples from autism
Pearl Chiu, researcher at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, describes the use of behavioral economic games and functional magnetic resonance imaging in the exploration of social symptoms of autism and lists ...
Emotion socialization and socio-emotional development
Julie Dunsmore of the social development lab discussed family attitudes toward emotion and emotional communication, child outcomes, and relevant research findings, and suggests applying basic developmental research to ...
Cognition, Affect, and Psychophysiology Lab at Virginia Tech
Martha Ann Bell in the department of psychology describes how research into typical childhood development informs the study of atypical development, and a psychobiological conceptual framework and its applications to the ...
Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research Conference - John Richey perspective
John Richey from the department of psychology described research in the functional macrocircuitry of social learning and emotion regulation, and findings related to autism spectrum disorders.
VA Tech services for students with disabilities and research collaboration
Robyn Hudson, Assistant Director at the Virginia Tech office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) describes issues for Virginia Tech students with autism spectrum disorders, and available services for those ...
Emotional and Social Functioning in ASD
The slides describe potential areas of research related to Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially those areas involving emotional and social functioning. A clinical program for stress and anger management (STAMP) is ...