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Article ID: 720883

Deaf Infants’ Gaze Behavior More Advanced Than That of Hearing Infants

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Deaf infants who have been exposed to American Sign Language are better at following an adult’s gaze than their hearing peers, supporting the idea that social-cognitive development is sensitive to different kinds of life experiences.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 720342

McCombs Launches First-in-the-Nation Health Care Cybersecurity Leadership Program

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin announces the Leadership in Health Care Privacy and Security Risk Management certificate program, a new first-in-the-nation professional program designed to help address a critical workforce shortage issue.

Released:
7-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 720038

“Personalized DJ” Music Playlist Algorithm Matches Songs to Listeners’ Changing Moods, Thanks to New Research

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

AUSTIN, Texas  Imagine having a disc jockey inside your computer who matches the music played to your current frame of mind. According to new research from The University of Texas at Austin, machine learning can approximate that experience  creating ultra-personal music playlists that adapt to each user’s changing moods.

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2-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 719850

The University of Texas Tower Fellows Program Offers “Next” for Successful Professionals

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

AUSTIN, Texas  With the fall semester in full swing at the University of Texas at Austin, one group of students is embarking on a unique journey as part of the Tower Fellows program, which offers successful professionals the perfect setting to start something new.

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1-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 719779

Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at UT Austin

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Health product innovators and entrepreneurs in the Texas capital are getting a leg up thanks to a new partnership at The University of Texas at Austin between the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) at the McCombs School of Business and the Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School. The unique collaboration is intended to accelerate the pace of health product innovation in Austin.

Released:
27-Sep-2019 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718819

UT/TT Poll: Biden Leads Democratic Presidential Nomination Race in Texas

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

On the eve of the latest debate among the 10 qualifying Democratic presidential candidates, a University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden the top choice among Texans who plan to vote in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Released:
11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 718367

New Testosterone Nasal Spray Offers Patients an Alternative

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

A newly patented, testosterone-containing nasal spray developed by a psychology professor at The University of Texas at Austin could provide those suffering from testosterone deficiency and other ailments, such as anxiety disorders, with easily modulated, fast-acting results.

Released:
3-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

Article ID: 717477

Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study published in Nature Human Behaviour finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s influence on behavior is more complicated than previously thought.

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14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Research Bias May Leave Some Primates at Risk

Article ID: 717431

Research Bias May Leave Some Primates at Risk

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Recent primate research has had a heavy focus on a few charismatic species and nationally protected parks and forests, leaving some lesser known primates and their habitats at risk, according researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Santa Clara University.

Released:
13-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: A Growth Mindset Intervention Can Change Students’ Grades if School Culture is Supportive

Article ID: 717115

A Growth Mindset Intervention Can Change Students’ Grades if School Culture is Supportive

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Boosting academic success does not have to derive from new teachers or curriculum; it can also come from changing students’ attitudes about their abilities through a short online intervention, according to the latest findings from the National Study of Learning Mindsets published in Nature on Aug. 7.

Released:
7-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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