10/01/2018 09:48:42
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options.
A cartoon sketch of a man standing confused in front of shelves with many items.
09/22/2018 10:51:27
In a letter to the Caltech community during Postdoc Appreciation Week, the President emphasizes the role this key group plays at the Institute.
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09/17/2018 07:37:12
Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.
09/12/2018 09:20:26
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.
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08/17/2018 09:56:05
Emily Velasco
Three decades ago, Caltech's Cindy Weinstein watched her father succumb to early-onset Alzheimer's. Now she's writing a book about it.
Portrait of Cindy Weinstein, Caltech's Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English, vice provost, and chief diversity officer
07/18/2018 11:04:06
Emily Velasco
A new study reveals surprising findings about how democracy affects international peace.
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07/03/2018 03:17:20
Emily Velasco
Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet.
Two men sit in a Porsche while a police officer talks to them. A few more officers stand nearby, looking on.
06/28/2018 14:22:55
Emily Velasco
The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety
An artist's rendering of a human brain in front of a background of scientific imagery
06/14/2018 08:14:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
A black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people moving through a train station.
05/23/2018 08:00:42
Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
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