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Psych Central
Virtual Reality Helps ASD Kids Improve Social Skillsmethod to help these children appears on the near horizon as research from the
Virtual Reality Helps ASD Kids Improve Social Skills
Psych Central / Posted yesterday
method to help these children appears on the near horizon as research from the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas suggests a new virtual reality training program shows promise. “Individuals with autism may... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug for athletes?to syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at th
Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug for athletes?
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
to syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. I worked as a medical doctor and disease detective before training to be a journalist.Read... Read more
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The Washington Times
Police body cameras bring more questions than answersdo and damned if they don’t release officer-involved shooting videos,” said Joh
Police body cameras bring more questions than answers
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
do and damned if they don’t release officer-involved shooting videos,” said John Worrall, a professor of criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas. “People will be upset if a shooting video isn’t made public. They will be upset if a released... Read more
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PhysOrg
Automated screening for childhood communication disordersbeen discussed by early educators for decades," says Thomas Campbell, a profess
Automated screening for childhood communication disorders
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
been discussed by early educators for decades," says Thomas Campbell, a professor of behavioral and brain sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas and executive director of the university's Callier Center for Communication Disorders. "The... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
The raging statin debate: Should you take a cholesterol-lowering drug?to syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at th
The raging statin debate: Should you take a cholesterol-lowering drug?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
to syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. I worked as a medical doctor and disease detective before training to be a journalist. On... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Secrets Of People With All The Time In The Worldtime stress into their lives, says Jeff Kavanaugh, senior partner at Infosys Co
Secrets Of People With All The Time In The World
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
time stress into their lives, says Jeff Kavanaugh, senior partner at Infosys Consulting, and an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, whose career has involved advising many busy executives. "They treat their time as an... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Four finalists named in search for Spokane's new police chiefincluding the last three as chief. Bruce holds a master’s of public affairs and
Four finalists named in search for Spokane's new police chief
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
including the last three as chief. Bruce holds a master’s of public affairs and bachelor of art in sociology, both from the University of Texas at Dallas. Rober Lehner, chief of the Elk Grove Police Department, has nearly four decades of law... Read more
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Daily Mail
Belief about nicotine strength in cigarettes may help control cravingssmoker's belief about the content of the cigarette (stock image) The research
Belief about nicotine strength in cigarettes may help control cravings
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
smoker's belief about the content of the cigarette (stock image) The research comes from the Centre for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas. Contrary to their expectations, researchers found that in order to satisfy nicotine cravings,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Belief about nicotine in cigarette may influence brain signals linked to cravingsrelief, according to scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institut
Belief about nicotine in cigarette may influence brain signals linked to cravings
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
relief, according to scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a study published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, researchers found that participants failed... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train lineinception. In addition to the destinations previously mentioned, it opens up di
Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train line
Dallas Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
inception. In addition to the destinations previously mentioned, it opens up direct service to higher education such as the University of Texas at Dallas and all three University of North Texas campuses as plans for an expanded rail system come to... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
SMU Ties UT Baylor Passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings - SMU Ties UT Baylor Passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 13 2016 The latest version of the U.S. News and World Report...(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. T
SMU Ties UT Baylor Passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings - SMU Ties UT Baylor Passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings by Matthew Watkins The Texas Tribune Sept. 13 2016 The latest version of the U.S. News and World Report...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. Texas A&M University (70) 82. TCU (82) 146. University of Texas at Dallas (140) 176. Texas Tech University (168) 194. University of Houston (187) 214. Dallas Baptist... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
SMU ties UT, Baylor passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. T
SMU ties UT, Baylor passes Texas A&M in 2017 U.S. News College Rankings
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. Texas A&M University (70) 82. TCU (82) 146. University of Texas at Dallas (140) 176. Texas Tech University (168) 194. University of Houston (187) 214. Dallas Baptist... Read more
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KERA North Texas
SMU Ties UT, Baylor Passes Texas A&M In 2017 U.S. News College Rankings(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. T
SMU Ties UT, Baylor Passes Texas A&M In 2017 U.S. News College Rankings
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
(61) 56. University of Texas at Austin (52) 71. Baylor University (72) 74. Texas A&M University (70) 82. TCU (82) 146. University of Texas at Dallas (140) 176. Texas Tech University (168) 194. University of Houston (187) 214. Dallas Baptist... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Here are 32 ways to make healthy strides in 2016have fiber and taste good. 4. Grocery shop after you eat. So says Deborah Haml
Here are 32 ways to make healthy strides in 2016
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
have fiber and taste good. 4. Grocery shop after you eat. So says Deborah Hamlin,faculty/staff wellness manager at the University of Texas at Dallas. That way, your hunger won’t lure you into buying foods you know in your heart of hearts you... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
'It is tough to explain': 15 years later, Americans pass on memories of 9/11 to new generationthat time, I didn’t really understand why, but I knew that it was important," A
'It is tough to explain': 15 years later, Americans pass on memories of 9/11 to new generation
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
that time, I didn’t really understand why, but I knew that it was important," Alex said. Fifteen years later, the freshman University of Texas at Dallas computer science student is learning about cybersecurity and ways to use technology to prevent... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
AAdvantage mile guru made a point to help SMU loyalty studies with $10M giftMexico State University, 1978; master's in consumer science, Texas Tech Univers
AAdvantage mile guru made a point to help SMU loyalty studies with $10M gift
Dallas Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
Mexico State University, 1978; master's in consumer science, Texas Tech University, 1981; doctorate in management science, University of Texas at Dallas, 1991 Personal: Married to David Armstrong for 37 years. They have two adult sons. On... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Father of Christina Morris testifies he told police that 'everybody's freaking out' over his missing daughterin 1995, and the two of them raised Christina in Allen. Christina Morris gradu
Father of Christina Morris testifies he told police that 'everybody's freaking out' over his missing daughter
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
in 1995, and the two of them raised Christina in Allen. Christina Morris graduated from Allen High School and then the University of Texas at Dallas with a marketing degree. She worked for a dating service in Fort Worth called Great... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
'She would never walk anywhere alone,' friend of missing Christina Morris testifiesin 1995, and the two of them raised Christina in Allen. Christina Morris gradu
'She would never walk anywhere alone,' friend of missing Christina Morris testifies
Dallas Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
in 1995, and the two of them raised Christina in Allen. Christina Morris graduated from Allen High School and then the University of Texas at Dallas with a marketing degree. She worked for a dating service in Fort Worth called Great... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pot habit early in life may alter brain, study suggestsknown as the cerebral cortex, said study lead author Francesca Filbey. She is c
Pot habit early in life may alter brain, study suggests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
known as the cerebral cortex, said study lead author Francesca Filbey. She is chair of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas' Center for BrainHealth. The cortex also tended to be thicker in these early use teens, again... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Comedian H. Jon Benjamin causes hilarity at Pauley Ballroomfluff their egos. Benjamin read off some comparisons of UC Berkeley’s Getting Y
Comedian H. Jon Benjamin causes hilarity at Pauley Ballroom
The Daily Californian / Posted 16 days ago
fluff their egos. Benjamin read off some comparisons of UC Berkeley’s Getting Your Bearings schedule with that of the University of Texas at Dallas’ appropriately titled Welcome Week. While the comic gave the win to Cal in the mini campus... Read more
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PhysOrg
Criminologists explore motivations behind graffitibuildings like these in North Texas to relieve boredom and stress, and gain rec
Criminologists explore motivations behind graffiti
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
buildings like these in North Texas to relieve boredom and stress, and gain recognition for their artistic talent. Credit: University of Texas at Dallas Youths who paint graffiti on businesses and public property, also called street taggers, say... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What Learning Looks Like: Researcher Teaches Fake Words To Watch Learning Happentheir language abilities, it relies heavily on their reading in some cases, on
What Learning Looks Like: Researcher Teaches Fake Words To Watch Learning Happen
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
their language abilities, it relies heavily on their reading in some cases, on their attention." Abel and researchers at University of Texas at Dallas are currently looking at the differences in word learning among kids from low- and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Farm Stand In South Dallas Is Fighting Diabetes With Common Sense And Vegetablesstore is at least one mile away and not easily accessible to people without rel
A Farm Stand In South Dallas Is Fighting Diabetes With Common Sense And Vegetables
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
store is at least one mile away and not easily accessible to people without reliable transportation. A 2007 study from the University of Texas at Dallas found that half a million residents across Dallas County were cut off from healthy food – and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Driver leads UT-Dallas police on chase before crashing into house, fleeing on footA driver led University of Texas at Dallas police on a chase from the campus in
Driver leads UT-Dallas police on chase before crashing into house, fleeing on foot
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
A driver led University of Texas at Dallas police on a chase from the campus into a Far North Dallas neighborhood late Tuesday night. Officers attempted to stop the car for a traffic violation when the driver led them on a chase to an area a little... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Suspect leads UT-Dallas police on chase before crashing into house, fleeing on footA driver led University of Texas at Dallas police on a chase from the campus in
Suspect leads UT-Dallas police on chase before crashing into house, fleeing on foot
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
A driver led University of Texas at Dallas police on a chase from the campus into a Far North Dallas neighborhood late Tuesday night. Officers attempted to stop the car for a traffic violation when the suspect led them on a chase to an area a little... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Can your cat's poop make you crazy? It's possibleto syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at th
Can your cat's poop make you crazy? It's possible
Dallas Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
to syasmin@dallasnews.com or tweet me @DoctorYasmin. I'm a medical writer at the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. I worked as a medical doctor and disease detective before training to be a journalist. On... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study examines financing constraints' effect on workplace safetyand illnesses occur each year in the United States, costing an estimated $250 b
Study examines financing constraints' effect on workplace safety
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
and illnesses occur each year in the United States, costing an estimated $250 billion annually. A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examined how financing constraints impact workplace safety and the implications for firm value... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
For the next Dallas police chief, it's a whole new landscapein a day. "There's a national agenda, but it's played out differently across t
For the next Dallas police chief, it's a whole new landscape
Dallas Morning News / Posted 21 days ago
in a day. "There's a national agenda, but it's played out differently across the country," said Robert W. Taylor, University of Texas at Dallas criminology and public affairs professor. "The police chief of the future in Dallas is really... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Retiring Dallas Police Chief David Brown's replacement will have to be stellarsay they don’t believe an internal candidate would be any different from Brown,
Retiring Dallas Police Chief David Brown's replacement will have to be stellar
Dallas Morning News / Posted 21 days ago
say they don’t believe an internal candidate would be any different from Brown, who they wanted out for the last year. University of Texas at Dallas Criminology Professor Bob Taylor said the Dallas Police Department has “tremendous talent”... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
How Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson's rough start in North Texas prepared her for tough jobof my life. Life has a way of getting your attention.” Nearly a decade later,
How Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson's rough start in North Texas prepared her for tough job
Dallas Morning News / Posted 23 days ago
of my life. Life has a way of getting your attention.” Nearly a decade later, she earned a degree in biology from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2006. She worked in a medical office and pharmaceutical sales — a job that would lead her to... Read more
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NBC News
Can ISIS be stopped? Public security in an age of madnessthough relatively few such incidents occurred on U.S. soil during the past two
Can ISIS be stopped? Public security in an age of madness
NBC News / Posted 25 days ago
though relatively few such incidents occurred on U.S. soil during the past two decades," Todd Sandler, a researcher at the University of Texas at Dallas, noted in a recent study. "This is a clear indication of the transference of attacks from... Read more
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Business Wire
Deluxe Corporation Appoints Ed Merritt Interim Chief Financial Officerfinance, merchandise operations, merchandise planning and investor relations.
Deluxe Corporation Appoints Ed Merritt Interim Chief Financial Officer
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
finance, merchandise operations, merchandise planning and investor relations. Mr. Merritt holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Financial Management and Accounting from the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Trial set for man accused of kidnapping Christina Morris from Plano's Shops at Legacystopped searching for the woman who loves giraffes and the color purple. After
Trial set for man accused of kidnapping Christina Morris from Plano's Shops at Legacy
Dallas Morning News / Posted 29 days ago
stopped searching for the woman who loves giraffes and the color purple. After earning a marketing degree in 2013 from the University of Texas at Dallas, Morris got a job with an online dating firm in Fort Worth. But she dreamed of one day starting... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Zika flourishes in the vagina, study findsinfection. Seema Yasmin, a physician and former disease detective at the Cente
Zika flourishes in the vagina, study finds
Dallas Morning News / Posted 30 days ago
infection. Seema Yasmin, a physician and former disease detective at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a staff writer for The Dallas Morning News and professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. Twitter: @DoctorYasmin On Twitt... Read more
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PhysOrg
DNA chip offers big possibilities in cell studiesaspects of a human cell. This allows them to study the effects of anti-cancer d
DNA chip offers big possibilities in cell studies
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
aspects of a human cell. This allows them to study the effects of anti-cancer drugs on simulated cancer cells. Credit: University of Texas at Dallas A UT Dallas physicist has developed a novel technology that not only sheds light on basic cell... Read more

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