UCLA virtual reality memory

Fighting memory loss with virtual reality

As featured by Mashable, a UCLA neuroscientist opens the door into an entirely new realm of brain research.

Buddhist monks UC Merced

Summer school for Buddhist monks

Researchers engage in the scientific method at Indian monasteries.

UCLA sleeping teenager

Why one teenager may need more — or less — sleep than another

New study finds the sweet spot for adolescent rest.

UCLA multitask

What do we lose when we multitask?

Answer: a lot. But we still find a way to retain important facts, a new study finds.

eyes children UC Riverside

The science of learning social cues

The eye patterns of children can help us learn about the development of anxiety and emotion.

smile direction UC Berkeley

Don't feel bad about feeling bad

Science says putting on a happy face for the sake of it can just make you feel worse.

UC San Diego fingers crossed

Watching children learn how to lie

Fear not — it's an important developmental first step.

UCLA organization brain

Why do some people prefer order, and others thrive in uncertainty?

A new study suggests changes in two brain regions could be responsible for attitudes related to risk.

child memories UC Davis

Remembrance of things past

Being able to reflect on our own memories improves through adolescence, boosting learning ability and IQ.

UC Merced social media

Do you post enough for your partner?

Two researchers explore how social media transforms romance, stress and more.

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