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How Brains Process Emotion
04/24/2017

How Brains Process Emotion

Lorinda Dajose
New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.
stock image of a fearful face
Introducing Caltech Magazine
04/24/2017

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
The 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
03/31/2017

The 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Lorinda Dajose
Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.
The logo of the National Science Foundation.
A Humanist Among the Scientists
03/17/2017

A Humanist Among the Scientists

Lorinda Dajose
Maura Dykstra studies Chinese history and is a new assistant professor at Caltech.
Maura Dykstra
Reverse Engineering Poetry
03/15/2017

Reverse Engineering Poetry

Judy Hill
Israeli poet and software developer Eran Hadas to visit Caltech as artist-in-residence
photo of Eran Hadas
Stephen A. Ross, 1944–2017
03/04/2017

Stephen A. Ross, 1944–2017

Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.
Stephen Ross, 1944–2017
Violence and Order
02/06/2017

Violence and Order

Judy Hill
Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have embarked on a new collaboration.
photo of Leah Klement
The Rich Language of Probability
02/03/2017

The Rich Language of Probability

Lorinda Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
photo of Luciano Pomatto
Politics and American Higher Education
01/31/2017

Politics and American Higher Education

Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
photo of panelists
Fixating on Faces
01/24/2017

Fixating on Faces

Lorinda Dajose
Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.
Illustrated representation of brain activity as tracked with eye movement.