Topic: Natural Sciences

Experts Available to Discuss President Obama's Austin Visit from The University of Texas

May 8, 2013

President Obama's trip to Austin Thursday will include a visit to Manor New Technology High School. The high-tech high school is a field site for The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach program, which actively trains the next generation of STEM educators and is a model for other programs around the country. Also, the STEM curriculum in place at the school was designed by UTeach graduates.

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Memories Serve as Tools for Learning and Decision-Making, New Study Shows

July 11, 2012

When humans learn, their brains relate new information with past experiences to derive new knowledge, according to psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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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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