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Depression Lowers When Teens Learn They Can Change, Study Shows

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Teaching Teens That Bullies Can Change Reduces Aggression in School, Study Shows

Teenagers who believe people can’t change react more aggressively to peer conflicts than those who think people can change. And teaching them that people have the potential to change can reduce these aggressive reactions, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.

University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children’s mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.   Children's Mental and Emotional Health KEVIN STARK Professor, Department of Educational Psychology…   » Continue Reading

Teenagers Who Feel Like They Don’t Fit In Less Likely to Attend College, Sociologist Finds

High school students who feel they do not fit in are less likely to attend college — particularly girls who are gay or obese — according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university’s impact in 2010

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university’s impact in 2010

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2010.

To curb bullying among children, interactive theater models respectful relationships

To curb bullying among children, interactive theater models respectful relationships

When Dr. Nina Fredland was an elementary and middle school nurse in Houston children came to her clinic with vague complaints such as headaches and stomach aches. Some students were hesitant to go to the playground, eat lunch in the cafeteria or walk unescorted to and from school. Dr. Nina Fredland, assistant professor of nursing,…   » Continue Reading