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Human Cognitive Map Scales According to Surroundings


A new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences refines our understanding of a human skill — the ability to instantaneously assess a new environment and get oriented thanks to visual cues.
12-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Approach Developed by Humanists and Scientists Maps Evolution of Literature

A classicist, biologist and computer scientist all walk into a room — what comes next isn’t the punchline but a new method to analyze relationships among ancient Latin and Greek texts, developed in part by researchers from The University of...
5-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Impostor Feelings Fuel Negative Mental Health Outcomes for Minority Students, Study

While perceived discrimination on college campuses compromises the self-esteem, well-being and mental health of ethnic minority students, new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests the impostor phenomenon may worsen...
5-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Austin Business School Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees


This year’s inductees include Kathleen Farlow, MPA ’83; Charles M. Holley, Jr., BBA ’79; S. Todd Maclin, BBA ’78; and Sam L. Susser, BBA ’85.
3-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Human Skull Evolved Along with Two-Legged Walking, Study Confirms


The evolution of bipedalism in fossil humans can be detected using a key feature of the skull — a claim that was previously contested but now has been further validated by researchers at Stony Brook University and The University of Texas at Austin.
17-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Conformity Is Not a Universal Indicator of Intelligence in Children

Because innovation is part of the American culture, adults in the United States may be less likely to associate children’s conformity with intelligence than adults from other populations, according to research from developmental psychologists at...
9-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

PTSD Risk Can Be Predicted by Hormone Levels Prior to Deployment, Study Says

Up to 20 percent of U.S. veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan developed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder from trauma experienced during wartime, but new neuroscience research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests some...
7-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Austin Partners with Local Nonprofit to Turn Veterans into Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders and Entrepreneurs

The VETTED Foundation, a transition program that identifies and prepares top military talent for industry placement or entrepreneurship. VETTED was created by a current Full-Time Texas MBA student and active duty military officer, Michael Sarraille.
21-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Amazon will start collecting sales tax in most states but there are loopholes — a comp. advantage worth billions. Expert available to explain


31-Mar-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Expert Perspectives Available on Trump Administration

2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST

Computing Power Will Reduce Car Ownership, Expert Says

27-Jan-2015 11:50 AM EST

University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy...
30-Sep-2011 3:00 PM EDT

Nursing and Health Experts

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing researchers studying memory improvement, bullying, Hispanics and diabetes and obesity in children.
29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available To Share Insight on FDA Move to Require Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs and Other Health Communication Topics

Advertising and health communication experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss strategies for effective public health campaigns, communicating risk, communicating with low health-literate audiences and communicating...
15-Nov-2010 3:00 PM EST

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.
22-Jul-2010 10:45 AM EDT

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