Psychology

UC San Diego aging crisis

Is the 'midlife crisis' a myth?

Despite physical ailments, scientists find that older adults are happier.

UC Irvine: Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

New research suggests social pressure exaggerates our fears about unsupervised children.

Brandon Chuang UC Berkeley

Berkeley-bound scholar rises from the depths of schizophrenia

Brandon Chuang takes the mental disease he will be studying very personally.

UC San Diego reef sharks

Why sharks need a new soundtrack

Scary sharks may be box-office hits, but a study shows ominous music could be harming conservation efforts.

UC Berkeley tiny house

The psychology behind the tiny house movement

How these buildings reflect their dwellers' values, and why they've taken off.

UC Santa Barbara theater single

What no one ever told you about people who are single is...

A UC Santa Barbara psychologist reveals the science behind a fulfilling single life.

Climate change language UC ANR

Loss for words: Art, language and the challenges of living on a changing planet

Is climate change too abstract? A UC analyst says the right vocabulary can help us grapple with the problem.

UC Riverside student cheating study

Most college students ignore cheating opportunities, UC Riverside study finds

Digital textbook responses reveal studying for the sake of learning is the norm.

UC Merced campus

Dedicated student breaks ground with Ph.D., autism research

UC Merced's first African American doctoral graduate balances research with parenting two autistic sons.

UC Riverside sleep memory

Naps can boost memory, study shows

New UC Riverside research finds possible missing link between sleep and improved recall.

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