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Neuroscience Student Expands Skills through NIH Scholarship

Bethany Sauls  

Inspiration can occur anywhere. For UT Dallas neuroscience junior Bethany Sauls, it struck in the Amazon rain forest and led her to one of the most prestigious research facilities in the world, the National Institutes of Health. Read more


Faculty Profile: Dr. Christa McIntyre Rodriguez

Dr. Christa McIntyre  

Dr. Christa McIntyre Rodriguez earned her undergraduate degree at American University in Washington, D.C., where she had a soccer scholarship. She originally wanted to be a fiction writer and started taking psychology courses to better understand the human psyche. She took a psychobiology class and became hooked. Read more


Increased ‘Blurring’ of Brain Networks May Worsen Memory

Dr. Gagan Wig  

People may be inclined to think that poor memory is associated with a gradual disconnecting of the brain’s circuitry, but can too much connectivity in the brain be a factor? Read more


Alumna Delves Into Neuroscience Behind TV Ads

Sarah Yu  

Dr. Sarah Yu PhD’13, an alumna of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and former researcher at the Center for Vital Longevity (CVL), is working to determine why some TV commercials resonate so strongly with consumers. Read more


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