UC San Diego smart child

Kids praised for being smart more likely to cheat

How we encourage our kids affects their ability to deal with setbacks honestly, a new study shows.

Keepon UC Santa Cruz Leila Takayama

Love 'em or hate 'em, robots are here to stay

Here's how we make them better, says psychology prof.

emotions map UC Berkeley

Emoji fans take heart: Scientists pinpoint 27 states of emotion

Enjoyable GIFs actually reveal the full range of the human heart.

Latina health cultural context

Seeing health in a cultural context

Belinda Campos' studies find the Latino approach to relationships reduces anxiety, among other benefits.

UCLA virtual reality memory

Fighting memory loss with virtual reality

As featured by Mashable, a UCLA neuroscientist opens the door into an entirely new realm of brain research.

Buddhist monks UC Merced

Summer school for Buddhist monks

Researchers engage in the scientific method at Indian monasteries.

UCLA sleeping teenager

Why one teenager may need more — or less — sleep than another

New study finds the sweet spot for adolescent rest.

UCLA multitask

What do we lose when we multitask?

Answer: a lot. But we still find a way to retain important facts, a new study finds.

eyes children UC Riverside

The science of learning social cues

The eye patterns of children can help us learn about the development of anxiety and emotion.

smile direction UC Berkeley

Don't feel bad about feeling bad

Science says putting on a happy face for the sake of it can just make you feel worse.

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