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December 2, 2021
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, in 2019, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) affected almost 5.5 million people, and this number is anticipated to grow to 16 million people by 2050. AD is a progressive brain disorder that negatively impacts the ability to learn, reason, and Read More How Music Memory Impacts Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

October 31, 2021
Stories about exorcisms say a lot about the cultures that tell them. Dr. Joseph Laycock (associate professor of philosophy) analyzes the case of a famous exorcism in the book The Social Scientific Study of Exorcism in Christianity in a chapter Read More Exorcism Stories

October 30, 2021
Sometimes protesters act in ways that some people consider shameless to fight for their rights. In a new chapter–“Shameless Interruptions Finding Survival at the Edges of Trans and Queer Migrations“–published in Queer and Trans Migrations: Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Read More Shameless Protest for Queer and Trans Migrant Rights

October 16, 2021
Multiple factors impact health, for everyone generally and for Mexican Americans specifically. A study conducted by Dr. Jessica Perrotte (assistant professor, Psychology Department, Texas State University) and colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin (including Drs. Michael R Baumann, Read More Studying Mental Health in the Mexican Americ...

October 14, 2021
The Biblical story of a great flood around the world is told in Genesis. But it is also told in other world texts, as well. A version of the story is recounted by Alfonso X of Castile in the historiographic Read More The Interfaith Literature of a Castilian King