School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences


Comets Support Local Nonprofits as Viva Volunteers

Members of the UT Dallas softball team participated in Viva Volunteer The Office of Student Volunteerism's annual event drew more than 400 participants for a day of service at 23 community sites. The 2,045 hours of donated labor saved nonprofit organizations more than $51,000. read more

Comet Spirit Rises with Upcoming Homecoming Festivities

The UT DallasCheerleaders at the 2016 Homecoming Parade Get ready to rev up the Comet spirit for Homecoming 2017, Nov. 8-11, with an expanded array of events including the parade, fashion show, cardboard boat races, a 5K run, a concert and tailgating fun. read more

Allen Rupert, Pioneer in Hearing Research, Passes Away

Allen Rupert One of UT Dallas' founding professors, Rupert conducted some of the initial research on how individual nerve cells respond to sound, and published numerous studies that advanced science on how the brain interprets auditory information. read more

New Hires Strengthen BBS' Neuroscience, Psychology Expertise

Dr. James Bartlett Dr. Michael Burton, who has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University since 2015, and Dr. Jiyoung Park, assistant professor of psychology, joined the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences faculty this fall. read more

University to Celebrate Founders with Activities, Photo Salute

Founders Day 2015 On Friday, students, faculty and staff will mark the legacy of the University's founders - Eugene McDermott, Cecil Green and Erik Jonsson - with games, food truck snacks and activities on the campus mall. read more

VNS Therapy Shows Progress in Battling PTSD Symptoms

VNSTherapy In a new study, scientists found that mild stimulation of the vagus nerve produced some effects that guard against the signs of post-traumatic stress disorder such as anxious behavior and reduced social interactions. read more

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