03/05/2018 15:37:01
Emily Velasco
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Dean Mobbs and other researchers have discovered the presence of two "fear" circuits in the brain. One circuit deals with immediate threats without using conscious thought. The other circuit deals with more distant threats in a cognitive, strategic fashion.
Image of a tiger running toward the viewer
11/28/2017 09:40:37
Emily Velasco
Caltech's new assistant professor of economics studies dynamic matching markets—those in which prices aren't the primary drivers and in which each side of a transaction has to be chosen by the other side.
A portrait of Laura Doval
11/22/2017 12:13:04
Robert Perkins
An empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
Shasta
05/25/2017 10:25:07
Emily Velasco
Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.
The logo of a brain for Caltech's new neuroscience lecture series
04/27/2017 16:53:57
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong
A man's forearm with a tattoo of the testosterone molecule
04/24/2017 10:47:36
Lori Dajose
New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.
02/03/2017 13:01:50
Lori Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
photo of Luciano Pomatto
11/11/2016 15:50:00
Lori Dajose
New assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience Dean Mobbs discusses how we respond to environmental threats.
Dean Mobbs
08/12/2016 08:16:15
Kimm Fesenmaier
Lawrence Jin (MS '06), a new assistant professor of finance, studies how psychology and neuroscience can help inform financial models.
06/30/2016 11:57:57
Robert Perkins
Community Seismic Network sensors detected motion of each floor of a building in response to an air pulse from the 2015 ExxonMobil refinery explosion.
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