Sighing study UCLA

UCLA scientists find out where the brain makes sighs and why

The discovery of the origin and function of sighing could benefit patients with breathing problems.

Shinkendo UCLA

Psychiatrist finds balance on a blade’s edge

When he's not researching schizophrenia, UCLA's Dr. Joseph Pierre is mastering the practice of Shinkendo.

Successful anti-bullying program identified by UCLA

Study shows Finnish model focused on bystanders is very effective.

UC Berkeley studying

A natural way of making your brain more efficient

New UC Riverside study finds that increasing your attention comes from using newly acquired knowledge.

Whybrow UCLA

Modern mismatch: brain vs. culture

Best-selling author and UCLA psychiatrist Peter Whybrow is interviewed about the friction between our wiring and today's society.

UCLA PTSD therapy

New UCLA therapy shows promise for treating PTSD

Psychiatrists recruiting military veterans for next phase of research on new form of nerve stimulation.

UCLA cyberbullying study

Online bullying: Why don't people intervene?

People on social media are often unsupportive of cyberbullying victims who share highly personal feelings, UCLA psychologists report.

UCLA study on discrimination and mental health

Discrimination can be harmful to your mental health

UCLA experts view mental health status of victims as a public health concern.

Mother with baby and cellphone

Put the cellphone away! Fragmented baby care can affect brain development

UC Irvine study shows link between maternal infant-rearing and adolescent depression.

A gift of cash may be just the right thing.

Gift-giving taboos that aren’t as bad as you think

Behavioral science research shows that gifts that may seem  inappropriate to givers might actually be better appreciated by recipients than they might think.