Emily Velasco
Ted Scudder has spent over six decades studying the impacts large dams have on rivers, on the people displaced by them, and on the countries that built them. During that time, he's come to see them causing more harm than good. He's published a new book explaining why.
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options.
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.
Emily Velasco
Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet.
Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
In her April 25 Watson Lecture, Marina Agranov will illustrate how the rules of the negotiation process impact how money gets distributed.
Emily Velasco
Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.
Emily Velasco
With its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong
Lori Dajose
Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
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