University of Zurich

University of Zurich

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Location: Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich

Affiliation: swissuniversities
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Psychology - Apr 15
Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans. Some people don't seem to be too bothered when it comes to handling stress.
Environment - Apr 15

The University of Zurich wants to harness the digital advances and the experience gained from the coronavirus pandemic to provide a targeted mix of classroom and online formats in the future. Learning will thus become a more individual, flexible and accessible process.

Life Sciences - Apr 8
Life Sciences

The human brain as we know it today is relatively young. It evolved about 1.7 million years ago when the culture of stone tools in Africa became increasingly complex.

Physics - Mar 23
Physics

Researchers at CERN have just released new intriguing results. According to the international research collaboration that runs the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment, the latest measurements strengthen hints for a deviation with respect to the theoretical expectations.

Health - Mar 16
Health

Too much sugar is unhealthy - that we know, but it-s not just down to the many calories. Even moderate amounts of added fructose and sucrose double the body's own fat production in the liver, researchers from the University of Zurich have shown.

Life Sciences - Apr 13

The human scream signals more than fear of imminent danger or entanglement in social conflicts. Screaming can also express joy or excitement. For the first time, researchers at the University of Zurich have demonstrated that non-alarming screams are even perceived and processed by the brain more efficiently than their alarming counterparts.

Event - Apr 7
Event

For many centuries, the people of southern Sumatra saw themselves as living on a ship floating between the sea and the heavens.

Environment - Mar 17
Environment

Streetlights alter the number of flower visits by insects not just at night, but also during the daytime.

Psychology - Mar 10

Reflecting on how you have overcome past personal challenges can help you process negative experiences, a new study from the University of Zurich confirms. Actively reminding yourself of your self-efficacy could also prove useful in the coronavirus era.







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