High School teachers received a 45-minute online intervention aimed at promoting growth-mindset communication practices by explaining how these practices were in line with their shared value of inspiring enthusiasm for student learning.
A 30-minute, self-administered online “synergistic mindsets” training module can protect adolescents from unhealthy responses to stress and related mental health consequences, according to new research appearing in Nature
The Institute partnered with the Yidan Prize Foundation to build a network of global leaders and researchers in education, social psychology, and behavioral economics.
In collaboration with the College Transition Collaborative, the Institute published findings about where and with whom a brief social-belonging intervention promotes progress in college.
Areas of Focus
The TxBSPI seeks to be a central organizing structure at UT Austin for social and behavioral science research focused on solutions to inequality in the pathways to adulthood.
Visiting Scholar Fellowships
Residential and non-residential fellowships for prominent external scholars in academia and industry to contribute to TxBSPI initiatives.Read More
Affiliated Faculty Program
Program for UT Austin faculty to benefit from TxBSPI resources and launch novel research programs.Read More
Bridge program for junior scholars to receive training and mentoring to prepare for graduate school.Read More
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Open volunteer and paid research assistantships for current UT Austin undergraduates.Read More