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UCLA Medical Center Rated One of America UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top three American hospitals (13 Jul 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 7 weeks ago
Self-Monitoring Helps Reduce High-Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive People, UCLA Study Finds There are many effective, albeit expensive, intervention programs aimed at encouraging HIV-positive people to practice less risky behavior. But a new UCLA AIDS Institute study has found that self-moni... (5 Jul 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 8 weeks ago
Chemists From UCLA, Italy Produce Advance That May Solve Lou Gehrig Chemists from UCLA and the University of Florence in Italy may have solved an important mystery about a protein that plays a key role in a particular form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also... (27 Jun 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 9 weeks ago
Autistic Brains Can Be Trained to Recognize Visual and Vocal Cues To understand the meaning of a conversation, kids automatically do what adults do besides processing the meaning of words, they unconsciously read the expression on a person's face and listen to their... (22 Jun 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 8 years 10 weeks ago
UCLA Neuroimaging Study Supports Ancient Buddhist Teachings Why does putting our feelings into words talking with a therapist or friend, writing in a journal help us to feel better? A new brain imaging study by UCLA psychologists reveals why verbalizing our fe... (21 Jun 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 10 weeks ago
UCLA Receives $22.5 Million to Explore the Fundamental Biology of Mental Disorders The National Institutes of Health has awarded $22.5 million to a team of scientists centered at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA to fund the Consortium for Neuropsychiat... (9 Jun 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 12 weeks ago
A Frown or a Smile? Children With Autism Can't Discern When we have a conversation with someone, we not only hear what they say, we see what they say. Eyes can smolder or twinkle. Gazes can be direct or shifty. Reading these facial expressions gives conte... (7 May 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 8 years 17 weeks ago
UCLA Researchers Discover Link Between Parkinson's Disease and Narcolepsy Parkinson's disease is well-known for its progression of motor disorders: stiffness, slowness, tremors, difficulties walking and talking. Less well known is that Parkinson's shares other symptoms with... (3 May 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 17 weeks ago
UCLA Completes Six-Year Evaluation of California's Proposition 36, Recommends Program Improvements and Addresses Funding Issues This is the final report of a six-year independent, statewide evaluation of the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act (SACPA), also known as Proposition 36, which was passed by California voters in... (17 Apr 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs 8 years 20 weeks ago
UCLA's Project Strive seeks to reunite runaway teens and families When emotions swell between teenager and parent, both sides sometimes say and do things they later wish they could take back. Imagine the fear when tempers reach the point where the teen runs away or... (3 Apr 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 8 years 22 weeks ago