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UT alumnus Joe Hanson debuts new series on climate change ‘Hot Mess’
May 2, 2018
The new web series ‘Hot Mess’ creates a space for honest conversations about climate change and its impacts.
Lang Stuttering Institute uses evidence-based clinical therapy to help people who stutter
April 25, 2018
The Lang Stuttering Institute helps persons who stutter become confident and effective communicators using evidence-based clinical therapy.
Study shows how the language of sexual predators in chatrooms differ
April 18, 2018
Sex offenders tend to use more “other-oriented” language in online chatrooms to focus attention on their child target rather than on themselves, a UT study finds.
Study: Using chosen names reduces risk of suicide, depression in transgender youth
April 12, 2018
The ability to use chosen or preferred names in a variety of contexts improves mental health of transgender youth, UT researchers have found.
Climate change denial continues to affect public perception
March 28, 2018
Despite the mounting scientific evidence toward human-induced global warming, misrepresentation of climate change science continues to affect public perception.
UT researchers explore link between childhood imagination and development
March 21, 2018
The UT Imagination and Cognition Lab explores the role of fantasy, imagination and make-believe in childhood development.
UT researchers improve mental health care for youth
March 7, 2018
UT researchers are addressing gaps in mental health care for college-age adults by implementing new programs in community health centers across Texas.
Writing about trauma can improve health
March 1, 2018
Writing about upsetting experiences can improve both mental and physical health, researchers have found.
UT’s Knight Center experiments with building conversational bots
February 22, 2018
While use of conversational bots in journalism is fairly new, building these bots has never been easier, as demonstrated by an online course through UT’s Knight Center.
Research suggests overcoming failure in order to learn better
February 14, 2018
People instinctively fear failure because they don’t want to be judged poorly by their peers, but research suggests that failing is the key to learning.
Relationship strategies helpful to younger couples may be hurtful to older couples
February 1, 2018
Studies on relationships tend to focus on younger couples, but UT researchers want to compare them with older couples