UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior


ChatterBaby, a mobile app developed at UCLA that analyzes the acoustics of a baby’s cry to identify it as fussy, hungry or painful, has been used in new research exploring the ‘mystery’ crying of colic.

The cause of colic – episodes when an otherwise healthy infant cries for three to four hours a day [...]

By uclahealth • December 30, 2019
The impact of HIV/AIDS on black women has received little attention over the years, which has prompted Gail Wyatt to try to do something about it. Wyatt, a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human [...]
By Enrique Rivero • November 16, 2017
Van Nuys maintenance worker Marco Tapia had a schizophrenic breakdown at age 24. His family thought he had been taking drugs because he was acting so … strange. When he tried to use a window instead of the door to get into their Van Nuys apartment, they realized something [...]
By Meg Sullivan • April 11, 2016