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.
05/17/2018 08:18:02
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers gain new insights into the brain mechanisms underlying the negative effects caused by long-term social isolation.
A brain alone in a cell
05/03/2018 09:02:55
Lori Dajose
The 2018 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience is awarded to Caltech's David Anderson.
David Anderson in front of a whiteboard with equations.
04/10/2018 06:52:29
Lori Dajose
Using a tiny array of electrodes implanted in the brain's somatosensory cortex, Caltech scientists have induced sensations of touch and movement in the hand and arm of a paralyzed man.
fMRI of a brain
03/29/2018 13:39:44
Lori Dajose
Yuki Oka is the 2018 recipient of the Ajinomoto Award for Young Investigators in Gustation.
Yuki Oka, assistant professor of biology
03/12/2018 16:12:12
Lori Dajose
Joe Parker's childhood fascination with insects led him to a position as an assistant professor of biology at Caltech.
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
02/28/2018 10:00:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers discover the wiring of the circuit in the mouse brain that drives and quenches thirst.
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