Latest UC Davis Center Stories
New Silvio O. Conte Center for Basic or Translational Mental-Health Research is one of only 15 nationwide SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Telemedicine consultations with pediatric critical-care medicine physicians significantly improve the quality of care for seriously ill and injured children treated in remote rural emergency rooms,
Parents consistently overestimate their children’s optimism and downplay their worries.
Positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with greater telomerase activity.
A new UC Davis study has found that minimum-wage employees are more likely to be obese than those who earn higher wages, adding to growing evidence that being poor is a risk factor for unhealthy weight.
Two brain areas fail to connect when children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder attempt a task that measures attention.
A protein called neuroligin that is implicated in some forms of autism is critical to the construction of a working synapse, locking neurons together like "molecular Velcro," a study lead by a team of UC Davis researchers has found.
A distinct alpha-wave pattern occurs in two brain regions just before subjects make mistakes on attention-demanding tests, according to a new study by researchers from the University of California, Davis, and the Donders Institute
Striped bass in the San Francisco Estuary are contaminated before birth with a toxic mix of pesticides, industrial chemicals and flame retardants that their mothers acquire from estuary waters and food sources and pass on to their eggs, say UC Davis researchers.
A new study by researchers at UC Davis shows how our very short-term "working memory," which allows the brain to stitch together sensory information, operates. The system retains a limited number of high-resolution images for a few seconds, rather than a wider range of fuzzier impressions.
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