Spoiler alert

Spoiler alert: spoilers make you enjoy stories more

Did someone spoil the next episode of "Game of Thrones"? They might have done you a favor.

UC Riverside karma

When selling good karma goes bad

A new UC Riverside study shows how beliefs affect responses to requests for help.

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Could the mystery of the meow actually be solved by a new talking cat collar?

A UC Berkeley doctoral student examines the latest effort to help animals and humans to communicate.

UC Berkeley power Paradox

Why does power make us lose our way?

What makes us steal candy and cut people off in our Priuses, explained by UC Berkeley's Dacher Keltner.

UCLA yoga seniors pre-Alzheimer's

To reduce pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment, get to the yoga mat

UCLA study finds yoga, meditation more effective than memory-boosting exercises.

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How Apple Watch and pervasive computing can lure you into leveling up your fitness

A UC Irvine professor explains how technology taps into our love of a challenge — and a pat on the back.

UCLA homeless veteran

Leading homeless veterans back into the mainstream of life

UCLA scientists are on a quest to discover the brain-based obstacles hindering vets even after they find homes.

UC Santa Cruz virtual reality

Experiencing the 6-by-9 world of solitary confinement

The Guardian's virtual reality project with a UC Santa Cruz professor puts viewers inside a concrete cell.

Sesame Riverside

Children trust ‘smart’ characters on television

New UC Riverside study finds that figures viewed as clever help preschoolers model problem-solving behavior.

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Cheaters never win, new study finds

A UC Riverside sociologist's experiment shows that selfish behavior lowers levels of happiness.

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