Topic: Emotion

Expect More Anxiety and Hope in Ads for Texas Gubernatorial Race

Sept. 29, 2014
Expect More Anxiety and Hope in Ads for Texas Gubernatorial Race

As summer turns to fall, the gubernatorial campaigns of Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have ritualistically taken to the airwaves in an effort to shape the outcome of the upcoming election.

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Anxiety in political advertising

May 4, 2012
Anxiety in political advertising

In this latest analysis, Assistant Professor of Government Bethany Albertson explains how candidates tap into voters' emotions in political ads.

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Online Game Offers Children with Autism the Chance to Express Emotions

Aug. 25, 2011

Yan Zhang, assistant professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin, is creating an interactive online game to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) communicate their emotions.

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Researchers Find That Well-Timed Timeout Is More Effective in Wiping Out Memory Response to Fear Stimulus

April 2, 2009

Banishing a fear-inducing memory might be a matter of the right timing, according to new research.

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