Topic: Language

Genetic Variation Associated With Learning a Foreign Speech

June 4, 2015
Professor from University of Texas and lead on this research

Researcher in communication sciences and disorders examines the brain’s role in individual differences in adult language learning and seeks to understand the biological origins of language.

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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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Professor Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Language Impairments in Developing Brain

Oct. 6, 2014

A professor at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the neural basis of language development in order to better identify and treat children with learning impairments.

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From buildings to books to tattoos

Feb. 27, 2012
From buildings to books to tattoos

Through four centuries of influence, the language of the King James Bible has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape around the world.

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Professor Aaron Bar-Adon created Hebrew linguistics field

Dec. 21, 2011
Professor Aaron Bar-Adon created Hebrew linguistics field

The scholar and teacher was elected to the Academy of the Hebrew Language in November for his seminal contributions to Hebrew studies.

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