UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center |

Why 2021 is the year of the ‘messy middle’ — and how New Year’s resolutions can help

Ask yourself these five questions when setting 2021 goals.

UC Newsroom |

Job burnout is a billion-dollar problem. Can we fix it, despite COVID-19?

Labor Day is here — a perfect time to reflect on job burnout, a problem that’s gotten worse with the pandemic. But the current workplace upheaval is also an opportunity to make real change, says UC Berkeley researcher Christina Maslach.

UC Newsroom |

How to rethink your New Year's resolutions (according to science)

The question-behavior effect, a cognitive quirk, can set your new actions up for success.

UC Berkeley |

What kind of personalities start entrepreneurial empires?

Find out how a founder's personality powers startup growth.

UC Newsroom |

When it comes to politics, you’re not as rational as you think

How your moral beliefs become your political facts – even if they're wrong.

UC Davis |

LGBTQ+ youth face increased anxiety amid COVID-19 pandemic

Using social media, research identifies stressors among an already vulnerable population.

UC Berkeley |

As K-12 students return, schools shouldn’t obsess over pandemic ‘learning loss’

After months of turmoil and fear, it’s important to focus on emotional support for students and teachers, scholars say.


Text-message ‘nudges’ can encourage holdouts to get COVID vaccination, study finds

The researchers said their findings held true across all demographics, including groups that have been hesitant to receive the vaccine.

UC Berkeley |

Why does it still feel so complicated to get back to ‘normal’? Pandemic cave syndrome explained

Reentering the public sphere after 18 months in isolation is no simple feat, scientists say.

UC Berkeley |

Very big changes are coming very fast to the American workplace

This is a major inflection point in U.S. professional life, scholars say.

UC San Diego |

Powerful people are less likely to be understanding when mistakes are made

Those with privilege are less aware of constraints others face and are more likely to punish subordinates, new research shows.


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