Researchers from UCLA Department of Psychology and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior have found that children who experience profound neglect in early life are more prone to show an inappropriate willingness to approach adults, including strangers.
A study led by UCLA life scientists suggests that the diversity of facial colors and patterns in Old World apes and monkeys evolved to help the primates identify members of both their own species and other species.
An avalanche of chronic stress — driven by concerns ranging from parenting to discrimination —disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to the first results from a comprehensive multi-state study.
Dr. Hanna Mikkola and researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have identified specific factors that are key to the successful growth of a healthy placenta. The findings could greatly improve the outcome of certain complications that could occur during pregnancy.
Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recent study carried out by UCLA and University of Texas researchers.
Gordon Fain, distinguished Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology is one of three UCLA faculty that were selected as fellows this year by the American Association for the Advancement of Science,AAAS.