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DeWall to Appear on Discovery Channel's 'Head Games'

Psychology Associate Professor Nathan DeWall (left in photo) will showcase his expertise on the Discovery Channel's new series "Head Games," premiering this Saturday, June 3, at 10 p.m. In addition to his teaching and research, DeWall serves as a co-director of A&S Wired, the College of Arts and Sciences' residential college.

'Global Classroom' Increases Student Opportunities for International Experience

As university graduates increasingly require international perspectives, skills and knowledge, UK is using a new program called Global Classroom Connections that allows students to use new technologies to gain international experiences independent of financial or other constraints.

Oxford Handbook Offers an Earthly Look at Alien Intelligence

A new book, "The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition," edited by Thomas Zentall of the University of Kentucky Department of Psychology and Edward Wasserman of the University of Iowa, suggests that we might fruitfully explore and understand alien intelligence right here on Earth.

What's New in Science - Susan Barron

Drugs and the Brain Listening to the news, reading the newspapers, or talking to friends, we hear about drugs almost daily. This discussion will include some of the recent data about how the drugs that change the way we feel affect the brain. We will talk about why some drugs are so addictive relative to other drugs, why adolescence is such a vulnerable time for drug use and some novel approaches and medications that may have real potential for treating drug addiction and other brain disorders

Barron to Lead Fourth 'What's New in Science' Lecture

Psychology Professor Susan Barron will lead the fourth lecture in the What's New in Science series, an outreach program aimed to strengthen UK's relationships with high school science programs. The lecture will take place in the Davis Marksbury Building at 7 p.m.

UK Professors Engage High School Science Teachers

The University of Kentucky Biology, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, and Psychology departments are reaching out to area high school science teachers and teaching them something new: what's new in science.

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