A study, coauthored by Jessica Hay, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, and Ryan Cannistraci, a PhD student in experimental psychology, looks at how lexical tones can affect an infant’s ability to associate words with objects.
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, works to be a mentor for her students from undergraduates in her African American psychology course to doctoral students in counseling psychology who seek her out for life and career guidance.
Garriy Shteynberg will lead a three-year study to examine how Americans’ social and political attitudes have grown more extreme.
Helen Baghdoyan answered Academic Minute’s question: what is the best way to treat opioid addiction?
PhD candidate Shane Bierma is helping the LGBT+ community live better and healthier lives.
Patrick Grzanka and Leticia Flores discussed religious exemptions and discrimination against LGBT people with the Human Rights Watch.
UT psychology professor Ralph Lydic recently led a study about a drug used to treat opioid addiction, according to WVLT. The study examined buprenorphine, a scheduled III drug believed to have a lower abuse potential than methadone.
A drug used to treat opioid addiction could cause breathing problems in some obese patients, according to a new study from UT scientists.
Leticia Flores, associate professor of psychology and director of the UT Psychological Clinic, spoke to WVLT-TV Local 8 Now about how sports generates various emotions in fans. An unstable season in particular can cause some stress and some fans can experience symptoms of depression.
Gordon Burghardt, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was quoted in a New York Times article about the debate on whether reptiles and amphibians should be house pets.
The Atlantic featured the story of Laura Kiesel who had to take on the role of being a parent to her infant brother at only 6 years old.
A debate over reptile pets erupted in a series of articles published recently in the journal, Veterinary Record. In a linked editorial, UT’s Gordon Burghardt said issues of health, best practices for keeping captives, and preventing disease transmission to humans “are important for veterinarians to address.”