Anthropology

UCLA laughter study

Friends or not? Just a second of laughter can reveal relationship status

A UCLA study finds that listeners across the globe can tell a lot from your laugh.

UC Riverside Immortality Project

Flitting through eternity

UC Riverside provides some new insight into the physical basis of near-death experiences.

UCLA color of wealth

New study reveals nuanced story behind economic disparity in Los Angeles

Major racial and ethnic differences in wealth are documented in detail for the first time in this UCLA report.

UC Merced biodiversity

UC Merced study shows early human impacts on biodiversity

Scientists show that even apart from industrialization, humans can - and do - impact ecosystems dramatically.

UC Santa Barbara Shinto

Shinto tradition to reach a new set of readers

UC Santa Barbara scholar creates the world's first book series outside of Japan on the Shinto tradition.

UC Berkeley bromance male friendship

Bromances may be good for men’s health

UC Berkeley study of rats shows that stress can bring males together, findings that also have implications for post-traumatic stress disorder.

UC Santa Barbara shame study

For shame: the science behind the social programming

Research by UC Santa Barbara scientists demonstrates that shame evolved as a mechanism for protecting social relationships.

Professor Arturo Arias UC Merced

Two UC Merced professors named campus's first MacArthur Chairs

Internationally recognized scholars granted the opportunity to pursue new horizons in humanities research.

Sang-Hee Lee UC Riverside

Anthropologist pens a best-seller in South Korea

A UC Riverside professor has won celebrity and acclaim with her book on evolutionary history, "Human Origins."

UCSD balloon photography at Petra

Cyber-archaeology, big data and the race to save threatened cultural heritage sites

How 21st century archaeology is digitally preserving ancient sites facing threats from extremism to climate change.

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