Experimental Economics: Results You Can Trust

A study led by Caltech's Colin Camerer reproduced experimental economics studies and found that published results in this field are actually quite reliable.

Caltech Names Six Distinguished Alumni

Caltech has announced that Eric Betzig (BS '83), Janet C. Campagna (MS '85), Neil Gehrels (PhD '82), Carl V. Larson (BS '52), Thomas J. "Tim" Litle IV (BS '62), and Ellen D. Williams (PhD '82) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Visiting Writer Brings Muslim History to Life

On February 4, Caltech welcomed Dr. Laila Lalami as part of the writer-in-residence program.

Social Hormone Promotes Cooperation in Risky Situations

A hormone implicated in monogamy and aggression in animals also promotes trust and cooperation in humans in risky situations, Caltech researchers say.

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The division will mark the anniversary with a lecture series, inviting distinguished HSS alumni and faculty members—both past and present—to speak about their work and the impact that Caltech has had on their careers. Historian and Caltech professor emeritus Daniel Kevles will deliver the first lecture on Thursday, January 28, at 5 p.m. in Caltech's Baxter Lecture Hall.

Hard Work Meets Hard Knocks: Caltech's SUSI Program

The Summer Undergraduate Startup Internship program (SUSI) places talented undergraduates in their first or second summer at Caltech into 10-week internships in real-world entrepreneurial environments.

Now and Then in American Literature

Professor Cindy Weinstein discusses temporality and tense in her newest book about American literature.

The Science of Economics

A newly developed suite of software helps researchers analyze some of the most complex markets ever studied in the lab.

Probing the Mysterious Perceptual World of Autism

New research into autism spectrum disorder (ASD), utilizing complex real-world images, provides enhanced understanding of how people with autism attend to these visual cues.

Supporting Academic Writers at Caltech

With support from the Moore-Hufstedler Fund, the Hixon Writing Center has produced a series of videos that aim to introduce incoming freshmen to college writing.

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