UC Merced man reading

How reading makes us move

A new study shows how our muscles react as we process written language, an advance in the field of embodied cognition.

UC Berkeley puberty brain

Science shows for the first time how puberty makes learning harder

Parents who think a switch is flipped: read this.

UC San Diego autism trial

Century-old drug could provide new approach to autism

A single dose produced groundbreaking improvements in language and social behavior, giving hope to families.

escaping jet lag UCLA

How to beat jet lag (according to science)

Setting off? Don't forget to pack this advice.

UC Riverside fear study

New study shows how the brain encodes fear

Research could eventually help sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ecuador roses UC San Diego

Why you shouldn't get mom roses this year

In a cruel twist, pesticide-infused Mother’s Day bouquets exported from Ecuador are shown to harm children.

DNA differences UCSF

First clear-cut risk genes for Tourette syndrome revealed

Results point to a 'bright future' for understanding the disorder.

alcohol abuse UCSF

The hormone oxytocin is being tested for treatment of PTSD and alcohol abuse

Military personnel, who suffer these afflictions at a greater rate, may finally get some relief.

UC Irvine Sumner Norman

Robots help stroke victims rehab

Patients regain motor control through technology developed by an engineering grad student.

UC Berkeley deep sleep aging

Deep sleep may act as a fountain of youth

The real thing (not pill-induced sedation) can ward off mental and physical ailments.

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