The Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin has been granted matching funds from the Office of the Vice President for Research in support of their 2018 Pop-Up Institute.

Humanities Institute Receives Funding for "Health and Humanities" Pop-Up Institute

Mon, Jul 17, 2017

The Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin has been granted matching funds from the Office of the Vice President for Research in support of their 2018 Pop-Up Institute, "Health and Humanities: Narrative Medicine, Equity and Diversity, and Community Practice."


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Improving Adolescents’ Social and Emotional Lives Must Go Beyond Teaching Them Skills

Tue, Jun 6, 2017

School programs designed to educate children and adolescents on how to understand and manage emotions, relationships and academic goals must go beyond improving the skills of the individuals to create a respectful climate and allow adolescents more autonomy in decision making, according to psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin.


Julie Maslowsky

Population Researcher Named William T. Grant Foundation Scholar

Wed, May 31, 2017

When Julie Maslowsky was 15, she was a counselor at a summer camp for children and adolescents with severe mental health problems. The experience was so profound she chose a career in academic research, focusing on reducing inequality by improving adolescent health.


David Yeager

UT Researcher Awarded for Transformative Work in Developmental Psychology

Fri, May 19, 2017

David Yeager will receive the American Psychological Association’s 2018 Boyd McCandless Award for his substantial early career achievements in developmental psychology at The University of Texas at Austin.


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Hormone-Influenced Social Strategies Shape Social Hierarchy, Study Shows

Mon, Apr 24, 2017

In a game of chicken, the most aggressive players are fueled by testosterone and are more willing to harm others; and while it may be easy to demonize such hawkish behaviors, psychology researchers from The University of Texas at Austin say there is sound evolutionary reason for their existence.