Category: Research Spotlight

Dr. Pavlidis head shot

Stress-free Training May Enhance Surgical Skill

University of Houston and Methodist Hospital researchers are reporting in Nature Scientific Reports that the best way to train surgeons is to remove the stress of residency programs and make surgery a hobby. Under...

College Students vs. Mathematics: Why the Difficulties?

Anytime along a student’s travels through school, difficulties in math can arise for a variety of reasons that might include math-specific and other cognitive problems, lack of motivation, socioeconomic barriers and educational factors. Now...

Grasping for New Technology

Tianxiao Jiang, a Ph.D. candidate studying under Dr. Nuri Ince, has decoded how the brain communicates with the hand to grasp something.  His research paper, which can be found here, was selected as a...

Dr. Johanna Bick Featured on KHOU News

  Dr. Johanna Bick was featured in the report to comment on potential setbacks that the children will face in the coming years due to their forced confinement in a home.  An Assistant Professor of...