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Memories Serve as Tools for Learning and Decision-Making, New Study Shows

When humans learn, their brains relate new information with past experiences to derive new knowledge, according to psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin. The study, led by Alison Preston, assistant professor of psychology and neurobiology, shows this memory-binding process allows people to better understand new concepts and make future decisions. The findings…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Invited to Screen New Documentary Series on Alzheimer’s Disease

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has been invited by Home Box Office (HBO) to screen the first of four documentaries in its "The Alzheimer's Project" series.

Across Species, Genes Evolve to Minimize Protein Production Errors, Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Find

Genetic evolution is strongly shaped by genes' efforts to prevent or tolerate errors in the production of proteins, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University have found.