New app designed to help scientists figure out what determines happiness though fun games
6 January 2021
The Happiness Project turns neuroscience experiments which could previously only be conducted in the lab into fun games which anyone can play at any time on their phone.
The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging successfully renews its funding until December 2023
4 January 2021
We are delighted to announce that the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology funding has been renewed until 30th November 2023.
Hallucinations in Parkinson's disease might happen as a results of shifts in the strengths of different brain networks
15 December 2020
There is new evidence that hallucinations might happen as a results of shifts in the strengths of different brain networks, but until now, it was not clear how that happened.
A new citizen science app explores the link between brain development and mental health
14 December 2020
Why do most mental health illnesses first manifest before adulthood? Neuroscientists from UCL have launched a smartphone app to investigate how brain development is linked to mental health in a new citizen science project.
Dogmatic people seek less information even when uncertain
23 November 2020
People who are dogmatic about their views seek less information and make less accurate judgements as a result, even on simple matters unrelated to politics, according to a study led by UCL and Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics researchers.
International Max Planck Research School COMP2PSYCH renewed for 6 years
23 November 2020
We are delighted to announce that Professor Ray Dolan and Professor Ulman Lindenberger have been successful in their bid to renew the International Max Planck Research School on Computational Methods in Psychiatry and Ageing Research for another 6 years (2020 – 2028).
New study reveals how dopamine and serotonin affect decision-making
12 October 2020
Chemical messaging in the human brain: new study reveals how dopamine and serotonin affect decision-making
UCL World Stroke Day Forum launches online 26-30th October 2020
10 October 2020
UCL Patient Forum goes digital as it explores the opportunities and challenges facing stroke survivors due to COVID-19.
Two Principal Investigators awarded prestigious ERC Starting Grants
28 September 2020
Dr Tobias Hauser and Dr Peter Kok have been awarded prestigious EU funding for the next five years
The importance of studying mental health disorders in adolescents
7 September 2020
Research Assistant, Johanna Habicht discusses the importance of studying mental health disorders earlier in life, and shares some of the team’s current work.