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  • How ‘Attention’ Highlights the Struggle Between the Mind and the Brain

    September 24, 2021, 12:40 PM by Valerie Wells
    Dr. Jeff Temple, director of the Center for Violence Prevention at UTMB, took part in a conversation about medication for ADHD.
  • What’s The Magic Crew Number for Astronauts Headed to Mars?

    September 24, 2021, 12:37 PM by Valerie Wells
    Sheryl L. Bishop, UTMB professor emeritus and social psychologist, spoke about how many people to put in a crew going to Mars. “There isn’t a real ‘Goldilocks’ number for a Mars crew; the general opinion is that you need a group of at least five people,” Bishop said. One reason would be to have someone who could break a tie, she said.
  • COVID-19 Boosters Were Supposed to Rollout– What Happened?

    September 24, 2021, 12:35 PM by Valerie Wells
    Dr. Alan Barrett, director of the Sealy Institute for Vaccine Sciences at UTMB, was part of an expert panel on the radio program Town Square discussing the future of the COVID-19 booster shots.

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9/28 HPTM Translational Research Seminar Series Presents: Michael Spurgat
9/29 Secondary Data Analysis (SDA) Seminar Series
9/30 Disability Justice and the Future of America: Lessons from Covid-19
10/01 Center for Addiction Reseasrch Presents Katherine Nautiyal, PhD
10/06 Virtual "Time-Out" Brain Health, Dementia, and Aging Workshop-10/6, 11/3, 12/1

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