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Fragile X

September 10, 2018

A young Scottish girl is getting help from the UC Davis MIND Institute that she cannot get at home: care for a rare disorder known as Fragile X. 

Via KCRA 3

My Global Education: A New World Perspective

August 23, 2018

In June of 2018, 25 young professionals and leaders from 17 Sub-Saharan African countries arrived at UC Davis for a six-week fellowship program, part of a larger cohort of 700 young leaders dispersed to select universities across the country, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Read this student's account of the importance of global education and UC Davis' role in making it available to all. 

Via Global Affairs

Digital Medicine

August 17, 2018

UC Davis experts are testing how digital games, apps and virtual reality may help us treat neurodevelopmental disorders and depression, improve food security, and more.

Via UC Davis School of Medicine

From Molecules to Minds

August 08, 2018

Vastly more advanced than any supercomputer, the complexity and versatility of the human brain is awe-inspiring. Of all its abilities, learning from new experiences might be the most powerful and astounding feature. But how does learning occur? And how do we remember what we learn? 

Via UC Davis

How Experience Changes Basics of Memory Formation

July 23, 2018

We know that our experiences shape the way we learn. If we are familiar with a task, like cooking, learning a new recipe is easier than it was when we were a novice. New research from the University of California, Davis, shows that experience also changes the way our neurons become plastic and form new memories.  

Via UC Davis