Jun
29

17 Down, 63 To Go

It is hard to believe that I’ve already been on campus working on my Honors project for about a month now. The time has flown by – probably because I’ve been staying so busy. Since arriving on campus, I’ve finalized elements of my protocol, posted flyers all over the city of Williamsburg, contacted over 40…
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May
31

May Update: Participants Around the Bend

Since finishing finals a few weeks ago, I have been spending some time at home in Massachusetts with friends and family. After a busy semester, it has been nice to take some time to relax, but I am feeling ready to return to Williamsburg and get started on my research. While I’ve been doing a…
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Apr
16

Picky Eating and Sensory Sensitivity in Children

Picky eating is a relatively common problem during childhood, especially for young children. It is often characterized by limited food intake, unwillingness to taste certain foods, strong food preferences, and restricted intake of particular foods, especially vegetables. Picky eaters’ inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables is problematic considering the high rate of childhood obesity in…
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