School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences


Callier Event Collects $280,000 for Patients in Need

Emilynn Wilson and Lisa Troutt Supporters, patients and partners of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders came together to share stories, honor award recipients and raise funds during the sixth annual Callier Cares Luncheon. read more

Study Explores Sign Language, Cochlear Implants

Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz Researchers found that children with cochlear implants who had either no or limited exposure to sign language end up with better auditory, speaking and reading skills later. read more

Faculty Honored for Research Mentoring

Dr. Poras T. Balsara Dr. Poras T. Balsara, professor of electrical engineering, and Dr. Jonathan Ploski, an assistant professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, received the 2017 Provost's Awards for Faculty Excellence in Research Mentoring. read more

Study Offers Hope for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. Kihwan Han New research, which shows a certain type of training can stimulate structural changes in the brain, challenges the belief that recovery from a traumatic brain injury is limited to two years. read more

Budding Researchers Present Projects at Contest

Dana Jenkins Thirteen students competed in the annual Undergraduate Research Poster Contest in April, with three research projects deemed the best by a panel of industry judges. read more

Lecturer Joins Prestigious Teaching Academy

Dr. Karen Huxtable-Jester Dr. Karen Huxtable-Jester was inducted in the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers, which is dedicated to enhancing teaching, fostering innovation in the classroom and promoting interdisciplinary perspectives on education. read more

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