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Research about Santa

Research about Santa

New research discussion how parents — who typically play a large and active role in fostering a belief in Santa Claus — can ease the transition to disbelief?

Quick Study: Persistence in Music education

Quick Study: Persistence in Music education

Tevis Tucker and Dr. Adam Winsler's research paper on "Who Takes Music With Them When They Transition to High School?" appeared on the National Endowment of the Arts' (NEA) podcast. The episode discusses the identifying factors that predispose 8th-graders to persist with music education when they enter high school.

Mason team works to identify more objective evaluations to diagnose autism

Mason team works to identify more objective evaluations to diagnose autism

Allison Jack, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and a member of Mason's Institute for Biohealth Innovation, leads a team that is working learn more about how sex and gender relate to biology, behavior, and the well-being of autistic children, teenagers, and young adults.