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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 4 years 38 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 6 years 44 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 2 years 26 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 27 weeks 3 hours 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 6 years 43 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 2 years 33 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 5 years 40 weeks 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 6 years 40 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 27 weeks 2 days 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 26 weeks ago