XClose

UCL News

Home

UCL quad

Menu

UCL News

Latest news 

Brain takes seconds to switch modes during tasks

The brain rapidly switches between operational modes in response to tasks and what is replayed can predict how well a task will be completed, according to a new UCL study in rats.

Published: Oct 19, 2017 5:02:38 PM

New technology to dramatically speed up home broadband

Slow internet speeds and the Internet ‘rush hour’ – the peak time when data speeds drop by up to 30% – could be history with new hardware designed and demonstrated by UCL researchers that provides consistently high-speed broadband connectivity.

Published: Oct 19, 2017 10:00:13 AM

Gentle touch soothes the pain of social rejection

The gentle touch of another individual soothes the effects of social exclusion, one of the most emotionally painful human experiences, according to new UCL research.

Published: Oct 18, 2017 10:01:05 AM