Emily Velasco
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Dean Mobbs and other researchers have discovered the presence of two "fear" circuits in the brain. One circuit deals with immediate threats without using conscious thought. The other circuit deals with more distant threats in a cognitive, strategic fashion.
Emily Velasco
Caltech's new assistant professor of economics studies dynamic matching markets—those in which prices aren't the primary drivers and in which each side of a transaction has to be chosen by the other side.
Emily Velasco
Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong
Lori Dajose
New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.
Lori Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
Lori Dajose
New assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience Dean Mobbs discusses how we respond to environmental threats.
Dean Mobbs Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Kimm Fesenmaier
Lawrence Jin (MS '06), a new assistant professor of finance, studies how psychology and neuroscience can help inform financial models.
Lori Dajose
Omer Tamuz discusses economics, rational choices, and life as a new faculty member.
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Risk-taking behavior and the neural processing of risk in our brain are both changed when we observe the risk-taking behaviors of others, a new Caltech study shows.
Ker Than
A hormone implicated in monogamy and aggression in animals also promotes trust and cooperation in humans in risky situations, Caltech researchers say.
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