Topic: Imaging Research Center

Weekly Readings: Quantifying Self

July 12, 2013
Russell Poldrack undergoes his weekly magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. Poldrack's brain will be scanned more than

Neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is in the middle of a yearlong quest to study a single human brain — his own. Read more about how Poldrack is quantifying himself.

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Army focuses on university research

March 15, 2012
Army focuses on university research

Undersecretary Joseph Westphal visited campus to explore advances in fields such as neuroscience, which could have an impact on the lives of veterans.

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Self-Reported Cognitive Difficulties May Indicate Early Signs of Cerebrovascular Disease, Research Shows

Oct. 5, 2011

Middle-aged adults at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) can perceive and complain about related cognitive difficulties long before standard neuropsychological screening tools detect any problems, according to a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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People Learn New Information More Effectively When Brain Activity Is Consistent, Research Shows

Sept. 9, 2010

People are more likely to remember specific information such as faces or words if the pattern of activity in their brain is similar each time they study that information, according to new research from a University of Texas at Austin psychologist and his colleagues.

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Adolescent Brains Biologically Wired to Engage in Risky Behavior, Study Finds

June 3, 2010

There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence, new research from a University of Texas at Austin psychologist reveals.

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