October 4, 2015
Oct. 5, 2015The Texas Biomedical Device Center will use the award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a project that will study targeted plasticity therapy as a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. read more
Oct. 5, 2015Dr. Marion Underwood, dean of graduate studies and professor of psychological sciences, helped develop the research model for a CNN special called #Being Thirteen that is scheduled to air Monday night. read more
Oct. 2, 2015Scientists at the Center for BrainHealth accounted for participants' nicotine use in an examination that uncovered significant differences in the brains of those who use both substances and marijuana-only users. read more
Oct. 2, 2015Sanderia Faye, a doctoral student in the School of Arts and Humanities, recently published Mourner’s Bench, her debut novel about a young girl navigating life in small-town Arkansas during the civil rights era. read more
Oct. 1, 2015Researchers at UT Dallas have uncovered a phenomenon that could have major implications for the development of nano-electronic circuits and devices, such as smartphones. read more
Sept. 30, 2015Whether you’re at a concert, a shooting range, or are listening to headphones, Dr. Colleen Le Prell and her research team want to protect your hearing. read more
UT Dallas to Test Campus Warning Siren System Oct. 7
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“Quite honestly, the West couldn’t care less about these things. But in China, the signing ceremony is considered to have a huge influence on the success; it promises luck if done right and promises doom if it isn’t.”
— Los Angeles Times
"When you hear sounds, everyone thinks the ears are so important. That's the first part, but all the things that we need for hearing are occurring in the brain."
Dr. Aage Møller,
Founders Professor in neuroscience
"My suggestion is not to believe in such end-of-the-world messages. America has been collapsing for several hundred years, (starting) with the White House being burned down in 1812. And, of course, China has been collapsing for 5,000 years."
Dr. Mike Peng
professor of organizations, strategy and international management
— U.S. News & World Report
"It is possible that any effects of marijuana may not have been detected because the sample may not be heavy users ... 100 times in a lifetime is not much."
Dr. Francesca Filbey,
— Business Insider
"You get these one or two images and they're terrible events. But those things do not portray an accurate picture of what NFL players are involved in."
Dr. Alex Piquero,
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
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