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'Behind the Blue': UK’s Alexander Vazsonyi Studies Factors Impacting Child and Adolescent Development

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) Many factors can impact child and adolescent socialization and adjustment. What are the things that lead one person on a path to happiness and achievement, while another youngster gets involved in problem behaviors and even violence?

University of Kentucky faculty member Alexander Vazsonyi, a professor in the Department of Family Sciences within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is internationally renowned for his research on adolescent development and adjustment.

On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UKPR and Marketing‘s Carl Nathe talks with Vazsonyi about his work, his accomplishments and how much he enjoys serving as a mentor to students.

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