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Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music

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New research from the U of A Music Cognition Lab shows that listeners perceive repeated environmental sounds as music.
4-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Patients with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s

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University of Arkansas biomedical engineering doctoral student Asya Ozkizilcik has improved the nanowiring of drugs for an international team of researchers who are working on a new method for treating neurodegenerative diseases.
14-Nov-2017 5:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

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The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

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Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist.
18-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Researchers Extend BKT Physics to Study of Ferroelectrics

Using first-principles-based simulations, researchers found that an overlooked BKT phase sustained by quasicontinuous symmetry emerges between the ferroelectric and paraelectric phases of ferroelectic ultrathin film,
13-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake

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Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City. Civil engineering professor Clint Wood, a geotechnical-engineering specialist, will travel...
27-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Deep Promotional Discounts Work? New Study Sheds Light on Strategy

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A new study published in the Journal of Retailing shows that promotional discounts increase store traffic and lead to higher overall profits, especially if the advertised products are staples – items such as meat and produce that are purchased...
26-Sep-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineering Professor Receives NSF Fellowship Through New Initiative

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The National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, announced Wednesday that Lauren Greenlee, assistant professor of chemical engineering, will receive a fellowship award of $267,507 to continue her...
20-Sep-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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