The amount of effort required to do something influences what we think we see, finds a new UCL study suggesting we’re biased towards perceiving anything challenging to be less appealing.
Published: Feb 21, 2017 10:11:03 AM
Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the UCL Queen Square Brain Bank.
Published: Feb 15, 2017 11:43:30 AM
The number of alien species is increasing globally, and does not show any sign of saturation, finds an international team involving UCL researchers.
Published: Feb 15, 2017 10:31:30 AM
Close friendships facilitate the exchange of information and culture, making social networks more effective for cultural transmission, according to new UCL research that used wireless tracking technology to map social interactions in remote hunter-gatherer populations.
Published: Feb 10, 2017 4:50:36 PM
E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Published: Feb 7, 2017 10:37:35 AM