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Why can't I tickle myself?

A study by Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (UCL Cognitive Neuroscience) is featured, suggesting that tickling doesn't elicit the same response when people do it to themselves because the cerebellum tamps down the brain's response ahead of time. Read: Washington Post

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Cap and trade gains global momentum

Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses the European Union's emissions trading system. Read: CBC

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Keep the UK’s doors open to students and scholars

UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur writes that the UK needs to demonstrate political will to ensure its universities remain global leaders and to continue UCL's long history of international outlook. Read: THE

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Use Mirroring to Connect With Others

Emeritus Professor Chris Frith (UCL Neurology) comments on his recent study finding that when people mirror the behaviour of the person they're speaking with, their brains are adapting to signals from the other person. Read: Wall Street Journal

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