Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

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Michael P. Kilgard, Ph.D.

Neuroscience Program School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

UT Dallas

"My research on the brain rewiring that makes learning and memory possible has definitely had an influence on my teaching style. Students hate boring lectures because there's nothing for their neurons to do. I make every effort to explain how each fact and concept could be used in the real world."