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

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.
16-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
7-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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 ...
2-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
1-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at 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...
27-Sep-2019 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Testosterone Nasal Spray Offers Patients an Alternative

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...
3-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

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...
14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reporting on the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal? Business Expert From @UTAustin Is Available Now to Comment

16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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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

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

Experts Available to Discuss Border Violence and Immigration Issues

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border – from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona’s new immigration law.
6-May-2010 12:25 PM EDT

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