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Electric shocks used to study fear, PTSD
October 19, 2018
Shocks and pictures of animals are being used to learn more about PTSD, or post traumatic stress disorder. Graduate student Gus Hennings and research assistant Mason McClay lead this research at the Dunsmoor Lab
US Army looking to invest in Austin tech scene
October 9, 2018
There’s a new four-star organization in town, and it’s not a hotel: since moving into Austin this August, the Army Futures Command has been getting busy getting ready for Austin tech.
Mother-child Fitbit-like devices aim to alleviate postpartum depression
October 4, 2018
Psychology assistant professor Kaya de Barbaro is creating a mother-child wrist sensor system to improve the mental health of mothers by measuring stress levels and providing encouraging messages. The system would include a wrist sensor on the mother and an ankle sensor on the child.