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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 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 1 year 46 weeks 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 3 years 46 weeks ago
UCLA receives $1 million in new funds for role in worldwide ENIGMA brain study UCLA will receive $1 million in new funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of a global initiative to pool data about the human brain. The Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through... (20 Oct 14) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 45 weeks 3 days 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
UCLA receives grant to study the impact of music on children with autism In June 2009, newspapers reported that archaeologists in Germany had discovered a 35,000-year-old flute made of bird bone. It represented, one paper said, "the earliest known flowering of music-making... (20 Jul 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity 6 years 6 weeks ago
UCLA receives major federal contract to study potential new autism drugs UCLA has been awarded a $9 million contract by the National Institute of Mental Health for an ambitious effort to rapidly study promising new drugs that may help restore normal development and brain f... (23 Apr 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 19 weeks ago
UCLA researcher invents new tools to manage 'information overload' threatening neuroscience Elaine Schmidt, eschmidt@mednet.ucla.edu310-794-2272     Before the digital age, neuroscientists got their information in the library like the rest of us. But the explosion of neur... (13 Aug 13) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 3 weeks ago
UCLA researchers develop biomarker for rapid relief of major depression It is a long, slow slog to treat major depression. Many antidepressant medications are available, but no single biomarker or diagnostic test exists to predict which one is right for an individual. As... (10 Sep 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Mood Disorders 5 years 51 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