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Enzyme Drives Cognitive Decline in Mice, Provides New Target for Alzheimer’s

November 28, 2022

UC San Diego researchers identify the PKCα enzyme as a promising therapeutic target in Alzheimer’s disease; a mutation that increases its activity led to biochemical, cellular and cognitive impairments in mice.

More Steps, Moderate Physical Activity Cuts Dementia, Cognitive Impairment Risk

January 25, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study: senior women were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia if they did more daily walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

With Age Comes Hearing Loss and a Greater Risk of Cognitive Decline

February 12, 2019

In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, though the impact of mild hearing loss may be lessened by higher education.

Madam President

May 1, 2023

Sian Beilock ’97 talks about how cognitive science influences her work as a leader and what it means to be the first female president in Dartmouth College’s 250-year history.

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Center for Human Development

May 16, 2011

…psychology and the behavioral sciences. More… Leslie Carver Leslie Carver is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology. She studies the brain basis of cognitive and social developmental change in the transition from infancy to the early toddler years. More… Christina Chambers Christina Chambers is an associate professor at…

Passing of Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science Jeffrey L. Elman

June 29, 2018

It is with great and wrenching sadness that we announce the passing of Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science Jeffrey L. Elman, who died suddenly on Thursday, June 28. He was 70.

Toeing the Line: Study Finds Brain Cells that Signal Path of Travel

December 21, 2016

In a paper published by Nature Neuroscience, UC San Diego cognitive scientists say they have found neurons that help an animal align itself within a cognitive map of its environment. The neurons signal “I’m on this line, in this orientation.”

HDSI Appoints Bradley Voytek to Faculty Fellowship

October 30, 2018

The Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC-San Diego has announced the appointment of Bradley Voytek, a Cognitive Science associate professor with a strong following in science-related social media, as a Faculty Fellow of the pioneering institute. Voytek works with students in Cognitive Science, Neuroscience and Data Science, and is a…

Longitudinal Study of Brain Aging and Cognitive Change Receives $19 Million Grant

June 15, 2020

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, will receive almost $19 million over five years for the fourth phase of the Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging, which investigates cognition, aging and the risk for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

Study Continues Assessment of Cognition and Decline in Aging Latinos

June 1, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego have received a $25.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Aging to continue the Study of Latinos-Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging, a 12-year assessment of cognitive and brain aging and impairment among aging Latinos.

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