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Are some humans born evil?

Professor Essi Viding (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) explains that although nobody is born a killer, there are individual differences that affect the likelihood of developing murderous traits. Read: Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 29, 2014 4:33:39 PM

Looking closer at the Sun

Professor Louise Harra (UCL Space & Climate Physics) looks at how the IRIS telescope can provide a new window to view the solar atmosphere. Read: Science (£) More...

Published: Oct 28, 2014 2:12:28 PM

10 things you may not know about laughter

Professor Sophie Scott (UCL Cognitive Neuroscience) reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter. Read: BBC News More...

Published: Oct 28, 2014 10:58:39 AM

Why are recessions so depressing?

Research by Jan-Emmanuel De Neve (UCL Political Science) has found that recessions often have a negative psychological impact and that happiness is around six times more sensitive to economic growth when that “growth” is negative. Read: Financial Times More...

Published: Oct 28, 2014 10:14:20 AM