Topic: David Yeager

Improving Adolescents’ Social and Emotional Lives

June 8, 2017
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School programs designed to improve adolescents' social and emotional lives should aim to create a respectful climate and allow adolescents more autonomy, according to psychology research.

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A Trust Gap May Hinder Academic Success for Minorities

Feb. 8, 2017
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Losing trust in teachers during middle school could lessen students chances of attending college, according to psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin. 

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Method Helps Teens Cope with Stress and Get Better Grades

June 20, 2016
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Teaching teens that personality traits can change helps mitigate stress from social challenges and improve academic performance, according to a new study.

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Preparing Students for College Challenges Reduces Inequality

May 31, 2016
UT Austin

Knowing that challenges in college are normal and temporary helps minority and first-generation college students succeed at a higher rate, according to a UT Austin study.

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Depression Lowers When Teens Learn They Can Change, Study Shows

Sept. 23, 2014

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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