Topic: Rebecca Bigler

Sexualized Body Image Has Negative Effect on Young Adolescent Girls

Oct. 29, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas Middle-school girls who value sex appeal differ from their peers in troubling ways, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.


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Sex-Segregated Schooling Ineffective and Increases Gender Stereotyping, Experts Warn

Oct. 3, 2011

Sex-segregated schooling is not superior to coeducational schooling and carries the risk of exaggerating sexism and gender stereotyping, according to a new report co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin psychologist.

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African American Teenagers More Supportive of Affirmative Action, School Desegregation Than White Youth, Study Finds

March 1, 2011

African American teenagers are significantly more supportive than whites of affirmative action and school desegregation, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Black History Month Story Ideas and Experts at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 2, 2011

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.

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