Topic: James Pennebaker

Shakespeare Wrote Contested Play, Suggests Text Analysis

April 10, 2015
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Through the use of text-analysis software, psychology researchers have identified William Shakespeare as the author of the long-contested play “Double Falsehood,” as described this week in the journal Psychological Science.

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Short Words Predict Academic Success

Jan. 7, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas The smallest, most forgettable words in admissions essays can tell us in advance how students will perform in college, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reveals.

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Headliners: One Step Closer to Invisible

Dec. 20, 2013
Headliners: One Step Closer to Invisible

UT researchers made headlines for a new invisibility cloak, how to succeed in online learning and Thomas Jefferson's fascination with Islamic culture.

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Daily Online Testing Boosts College Performance and Reduces Achievement Gaps, Study Shows

Nov. 21, 2013

More low-income students are attending college than ever before, but many of them are ill prepared for the challenges of higher learning. Now University of Texas at Austin researchers are finding ways to level the higher-education playing field with a new online learning model.

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University Offers First-Ever Synchronous Massive Online Course

Aug. 26, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the world's first synchronous massive online course (SMOC) in fall 2013. Introduction to Psychology (PSY 301) presents a rare opportunity for students not enrolled at the university to register for a course at the same time as regularly admitted students and take part in an innovative online structure that incorporates a new approach to teaching and learning. Registration is available online at www.utpsych.com. Class begins Thursday, Aug. 29.

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