Topic: Department of Psychology

Genes Are Key to Academic Success, Study Shows

Sept. 5, 2018
student/books

Parents always worry about whether their children will do well in school, but their kids probably were born with much of what they will need to succeed.

Read more

Students' View of Intelligence Affects Their Level of Stress

July 18, 2018
student_stress

How students think about themselves and their abilities could affect their stress levels.

Read more

Where People Live Shapes How They Talk About Food

Feb. 7, 2018
computer_food

Research shows that how we specifically talk about food plays a role in our health.

Read more

New Research Could Help Humans See What Nature Hides

June 26, 2017
Owl_Hidden_in_Tree

New visual perception research at The University of Texas at Austin explains the natural limits of what humans can see and how to find what nature hides. 

Read more

Improving Adolescents’ Social and Emotional Lives

June 8, 2017
High_School_Learning

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.

Read more