Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA

About 25% of adults suffer from the condition known as trypanophobia

By uclahealth • August 19, 2021

UCLA Health study shows conscious, or ecstatic, dance helps those struggling with depression and anxiety

By uclahealth • July 22, 2021

‘It’s a good starting point when people are able to say, “I’m not doing well and I need to do something that will get me better,”’ says UCLA Health psychiatrist Tim Fong

By Sandy Cohen • June 22, 2021

Guests included Ava DuVernay, Mindy Kaling, Landon Donovan and Dolly Parton

By Sandy Cohen • May 14, 2021

'TRY' premieres at an international film festival in June

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • February 3, 2021

Uncertainty about what may happen next is a major stressor

By uclahealth • October 27, 2020

One tool for success is structure, but also a willingness to adjust as needed.

By uclahealth • July 31, 2020

More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that figure is likely to triple by 2060. Currently no treatment can alter the course of dementia associated with the death of brain cells (neurodegeneration). 

Dementia [...]

By uclahealth • May 7, 2019
More than 2,000 families have passed through the doors of the UCLA Parenting and Children’s Friendship Program since it was founded almost 35 years ago. While each of those families faced unique challenges, they were all working toward the same goal: finding better ways to interact. [...]
By uclahealth • February 16, 2017
https://youtu.be/J4n2MiGgDUI They throw temper tantrums. They hit their siblings.  And when denied the tiniest desire, they can melt into inconsolable puddles. Yet, somehow it’s up to you to help mold these little emotional tornadoes into reasonable human beings. What’s a parent do? Giving names to feelings [...]
By Meg Sullivan • June 25, 2016