UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

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Suite 1a, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7NF

Latest Brain Sciences News

Group of teenagers

Teenagers shape each other’s views on how risky a situation is

Published: Mar 27, 2015 11:34:26 AM

Cold stimulus on the crossed middle finger

Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain

Published: Mar 26, 2015 5:24:06 PM

Illustration of how many connections form across mRNA molecules, where colour indicates the length of each connection

Structure of genetic messenger molecules reveals key role in diseases

Published: Mar 19, 2015 11:06:38 AM

European Central Bank governing council meeting

Assumptions of equality lead to poorer group decisions

Published: Mar 10, 2015 4:54:34 PM

About Us

The Faculty of Brain Sciences brings together expertise at the forefront of neurology, ophthalmology, audiology, psychology and language sciences, cognitive neuroscience and mental health sciences. It is one of four faculties within UCL's School of Life and Medical Sciences

Our community undertakes world-leading research and teaching in neurology and neural pathways, neuroscience, language, cognition, psychology and psychiatry.  It takes an integrative approach to the study of mind and brain by focusing on the determinants of human perception, cognition, emotion and behaviour. 

We are recognised as world leaders in our fields and our work attracts staff and students from around the globe. UCL neuroscience has the highest level of ISI citations in Europe, and is ranked second worldwide (behind Harvard), in the field of neuroscience and behavior. The Faculty and its component parts create an outstanding and vibrant environment for study and research.