Brain

Brain Researcher Receives Fellowship to Study Zika's Impact on Infants

October 16, 2017
Eliza Bliss-Moreau, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychology who studies the biological underpinnings of emotion and the evolution of the brain, has been named a 2017 Murray B. Gardner Junior Faculty Research Fellow.

Brain Prioritizes High-Reward Memories

February 12, 2016
Why do we remember some events, places and things, but not others? Our brains prioritize rewarding memories over others, and reinforce them by replaying them when we are at rest, according to UC Davis research published in the journal Neuron.