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Gene study may explain why some remain quick thinkers

Dr Jonathan Roiser (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) comments on a study which has suggested that genetic differences could explain why some people are quicker thinkers in middle age and later life. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Apr 17, 2015 11:57:51 AM

Stone Age man was a cannibal

A new study by Simon Parfitt (UCL Archaeology) and the Natural History Museum has found evidence of cannibalism on prehistoric human bones from Gough's Cave in Somerset. Read: Daily Mail, More: Independent

Published: Apr 17, 2015 10:09:29 AM

How men compete when donating cash to attractive women

New research co-authored by Dr Nichola Raihani (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and the University of Bristol has found that men give more money through fundraising websites after seeing that other men have donated large amounts and when the fundraiser is an attractive woman. Read: Guardian, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Times (£), Guardian (2), Huffington Post, Belfast Telegraph, TIME, LA Times, Washington Post, The Australian (£), New Zealand Herald, Sydney Morning Herald, UCL News More...

Published: Apr 17, 2015 9:55:03 AM

Labour’s immigration policies are led by public opinion, not evidence

Professor Ian Preston (UCL Economics) runs a manifesto check on Labour’s immigration policy. Read: The Conversation More...

Published: Apr 16, 2015 4:12:00 PM