Telling small lies desensitises our brains to the associated negative emotions and may encourage us to tell bigger lies in future, reveals new UCL research funded by Wellcome and the Center for Advanced Hindsight.
Published: Oct 25, 2016 4:03:55 PM
A new study from UCL researchers finds that subtle, unconscious increases in arousal – indicated by a faster heartbeat and dilated pupils – shape our confidence for visual experiences.
Published: Oct 25, 2016 10:16:35 AM
The risk of developing a psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia is highest for young people, men, ethnic minorities and people living in urban areas and poorer neighbourhoods, finds a new study by UCL and the University of Cambridge.
Published: Oct 24, 2016 5:24:25 PM
A UCL lecture will be live-streamed around the world today on the Periscope platform, in the first partnership of its kind with a UK university.
Published: Oct 24, 2016 10:42:48 AM
The judicial decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) have been predicted to 79% accuracy using an artificial intelligence (AI) method developed by researchers at UCL, the University of Sheffield and the University of Pennsylvania.
Published: Oct 24, 2016 7:29:43 AM