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Study: Selfless Love Turns Off Brain’s Reward Area

Research as shows that the feeling of love activates the same reward areas of the brain as cocaine.
Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have found a new variety of love; one that is selfless and that turns off that area of reward.

02/13/2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Sotomayor Speaks At Yale

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, has described how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation’s highest court.

02/03/2014

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Former Yale Divinity Dean Faces Church Trial In Gay Marriage

The United Methodist Church has formally charged a former Yale Divinity School Dean for presiding at the same-sex wedding of his son.

01/17/2014

Daniel Esty (Courtesy Yale University)

Esty Leaving State Post, Returning To Yale

Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dan Esty is returning to Yale.

01/15/2014

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Million Dollar Lawsuit In Fatal Yale Tailgate Accident

A multimillion dollar lawsuit has been filed by the family of a woman who was killed in a Yale University football tailgating accident in 2011.

01/15/2014

Samuel See (Courtesy Yale)

M-E: Yale Prof O-D’d On Methamphetamine, Amphetamine

The Medical Examiner’s office says a Yale University professor who died in detention in November overdosed on methamphetamine and amphetamine.

01/06/2014

Possible witness in Yale threat case (Courtesy New Haven Police)

New Haven Police Have “Person of Interest” In Yale Threat; Hope To Talk To Potential Witness

New Haven Police say they have a person of interest in last month’s telephone threat to Yale University, and also are hoping to speak to a witness who may have more information in the case.

12/09/2013

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Yale Study Finds 9/11 Families Have Become More Politically Active

Relatives of 9/11 victims have stepped up their political activity since the attack more than other New Yorkers have and have become a bit more Republican, a Yale university researcher has found.

12/09/2013

Samuel See. Image From Yale web site.

Yale Professor Dies After Being Taken To Jail

Police say a Yale University professor died after being taken to jail after he allegedly fought officers investigating a domestic dispute complaint.

11/27/2013

Yale University was put into lockdown, and people on campus were asked to shelter in place, after an anonymous man made a disturbing 911 call. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Police ID People Of Interest In Yale Threat Probe

New Haven police say they have images from a surveillance camera of the suspect who made a phone call saying an armed man was heading to shoot up Yale University and have identified several people of interest in their investigation.

11/26/2013

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