Of 85 UCLA undergraduate students, only one correctly recalled the Apple logo when asked to draw it on a blank sheet of paper. Fewer than half correctly identified the logo when shown several options.
UCLA researchers discovered that visual cues associated with overweight or obese people can influence one’s sense of smell.
The center, to be led by Michael Fanselow, will focus on brain health and developing novel methods to get the unhealthy brain back to the healthy state.
UCLA study shows that people with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder have similar brain abnormalities
People with both disorders had abnormal activity in the visual cortex of the brain during the very first instants when the brain processes “global” information, as opposed to a tiny detail.
Individualistic values have been rising in China as the country has undergone rapid economic and social change, researchers report.
Using a series of weekly 30-minute concerts held in various campus locations, Mindful Music, a community project that features some of UCLA’s most talented music students, aims to shed light on how music impacts personal stress levels.
Studies led by Rosario Signorello, a postdoctoral scholar in head and neck surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, suggest that anyone can start sounding like a leader with voice training.
Anthropology professor Alan Page Fiske writes in an op-ed that the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attackers, like so many people who use violence, probably thought they were acting righteously.
A UCLA psychologist and her sister explain why Disney struck billion-dollar gold with Elsa, Anna and ‘Let It Go.’
In a new book, UCLA and Northwestern social scientists ascribe most acts of violence to a truly surprising impulse: the desire to do the right thing.
Study finds that putting opponents of gay marriage in contact with people who can explain the issue’s personal importance can have dramatic results.
Soon to become a minority in the U.S., whites express declining support for diversity, UCLA psychology study finds
Many white Americans are becoming less enthusiastic about diversity and multiculturalism as the U.S. moves toward becoming a minority-majority nation, UCLA psychologists report.
UCLA social scientists found that walking in sync may make men feel more formidable against a potential foe, and they suggest that doing so could play a role in excessive use of force by police.
UCLA scientists report that sixth-graders who went just five days without glancing at a smartphone, television or other screen did substantially better at reading emotions than counterparts who used electronic devices.
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can develop in adults even with no explicit memory of an early childhood trauma, UCLA psychologists report Aug. 15 in the journal Biological Psychiatry.
Taking advantage of the recent dramatic advances in neuroscience, the authors write, could lead to new and improved psychological treatments.
A team led by UCLA researchers found that the brain's response to viewing sexual images is related to the number of sex partners a person has had in the previous year.