USC Dornsife alumnus Glenn Fox says Thanksgiving is a great time to count your blessings, but evidence shows that being grateful throughout the year can lead to better health and well-being. [3¼ min read]


Researchers in USC Dornsife’s Brain and Creativity Institute are using Holocaust survivor testimonies from USC Shoah Foundation — The Institute for Visual History and Education to map brain circuitry.


A new USC Dornsife study shows that pain matrices in people’s brains are more activated while watching people we loathe suffer compared to watching likeable people suffer.


In a stratospheric leap for neuroscience, researchers at the Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) are limited only by their imaginations.

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USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences launches a $750 million fundraising initiative.


Glenn Fox, a neuroscience Ph.D. student in USC Dornsife, conducts the first study on the emotion of gratitude using functional brain imaging and archives from the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and wins an award from the Oskar Schindler Humanities Foundation.