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How lying takes our brains down a 'slippery slope’
25 October 2016
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.
‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk
24 October 2016
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
Sneaky males and choosy females feature in new exhibition at the Grant Museum
19 October 2016
‘Natural Creativity: Sex and Trickery’ is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. It explores the myriad elaborate shapes, sizes and crafty behavioural tactics some animals have evolved in order to survive, reproduce and pass on their genes.
“Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk
18 October 2016
briskly or cycling for the recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person’s
risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26%, according to new research by UCL.
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre wins building award
17 October 2016
The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for
Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL (SWC) has been named Major Building
Project of the Year (over £50m) at the British Construction Industry Awards
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