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UCLA hosts conference on successful aging in a high-tech world Oct. 30 While aging affects everyday living in many ways, the latest technological advances in the medical, consumer and lifestyle fields have the potential to help older adults live bette... (8 Sep 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Longevity Center 5 years 3 weeks ago
UCLA hosts major conference on curing brain diseases and disorders Top researchers from UCLA will join fellow neuroscientists, advocates and policymakers at a three-day conference to promote a common cause: Combining the world's best scientific minds with the sharing... (21 May 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 19 weeks ago
UCLA issues new report on Prop. 36 The effectiveness of Proposition 36, a ballot measure approved by California voters in 2000 that offers treatment instead of incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders is being undermined by inadequa... (14 Oct 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs 5 years 50 weeks ago
UCLA joins international effort to study genetics of schizophrenia in deletion syndrome patients Mark Wheeler, mwheeler@mednet.ucla.edu310-794-2265 UCLA has joined an international consortium to investigate the high rates of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders in those who are... (8 Oct 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 51 weeks 1 day ago
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 7 years 11 weeks ago
UCLA Medical Center rated one of top three hospitals in the U.S. UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top three American hospitals - and the best hospital in the western United States for the 19th consecutive year - according to a U.S. News & World Report su... (11 Jul 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 6 years 11 weeks ago
UCLA memory fitness program improves memory abilities of oldest adults Who hasn't forgotten someone's name, misplaced their glasses or walked into a room and not remembered why they entered? Normal age-related memory decline affects more than half of all seniors, and tho... (29 Aug 11) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Longevity Center 3 years 4 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 7 years 14 weeks ago
UCLA neuroscientist's book explains why social connection is as important as food and shelter Stuart Wolpert, swolpert@support.ucla.edu310-206-0511 Facebook and gossip might seem like a waste of time, but they actually serve a basic human need.  A growing body of research shows that... (10 Oct 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 50 weeks 6 days ago
UCLA Neurosurgery gets $2M donation to establish endowed chair in epilepsy research Nadia and Thomas Davies (top) with Dr. Paul Crandall and Nina Davies. Thomas and Nadia Davies have committed $2 million to the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery in memory of their late daughter Alfons... (17 Oct 11) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 50 weeks ago