UC Davis first date

Can we really tell if it's love at first sight?

It's hard to tell long-term and short-term relationships apart in the beginning, a new study finds.

Whetter baby UCLA

New app tells hearing-impaired parents when and why their baby is crying

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain.

David Glanzman with marine snail

Biologists ‘transfer’ a memory between snails

Research could lead to new treatments to restore memories and alter traumatic ones.

UCSF girl on scooter

Living in better neighborhood may protect health of kids in poverty

Less stress hormone is found in children with access to green spaces, clean air and quality grocery stores.

Marshmallow UCSF

Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

New approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating. Here's how they could help you.

UC Davis Dalai Lama

Meditation's lasting power

A first-of-its-kind study of meditation practictioners shows they are able to maintain their cognitive gains.

Hand washing OCD

Helping OCD patients find treatment that works

Brain imaging data may help doctors spot who might benefit the most from cognitive behavioral therapy.

drunk fruit fly

A fruit fly walks into a bar ...

Fruit flies have a drinking culture, too — and it may help us understand addiction.

hormonal UCLA

Feeling hormonal? Be glad

From puberty to menopause, women's hormones serve them well, and in ways that run counter to common belief.

UC Santa Barbara

Unwedded bliss — What nobody tells you about being single

A leading expert on the single experience celebrates the benefits of staying solo.

Pages