Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion

New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

A Humanist Among the Scientists: A Conversation with Maura Dykstra

Maura Dykstra studies Chinese history and is a new assistant professor at Caltech.

Reverse Engineering Poetry

Israeli poet and software developer Eran Hadas to visit Caltech as artist-in-residence

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65)

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.

Violence and Order

Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have embarked on a new collaboration.

The Rich Language of Probability: A Conversation with Luciano Pomatto

Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.

Politics and American Higher Education

Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.

Fixating on Faces

Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.

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