Social science

UC Irvine call mom

Call Mom?

More adult children are doing it all around the world, a new study finds.

Miranda Eve UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz genetics lab helps solve the mystery of 'Miranda Eve'

UC scientists team up to identify the remains of 19th-century baby Jane Doe found in San Francisco backyard.

UCLA women college

Survey reveals stark gender gap in political views among college freshmen

Report also finds difference between men and women in concerns over cost of tuition.

UC Riverside baby learning

What infants can teach adults about learning

A new theory suggests how adults can never stop learning.

UC Santa Barbara single people

More people than ever before are single — and that’s a good thing

Single people are often thought of as self-centered. But science says they're a boon to communities across the country.

UC Riverside worry

Worry — it does the body (and mind) good?

A new paper shows the power of worrying.

UC Berkeley empathy

Tackling the ‘black troublemaker’ school stereotype

Psychologist works with Google to combat knee-jerk suspensions of African American teens.

Alexis Shusterman Grad Research Day

California’s force for research innovation

UC graduate students visit with lawmakers in Sacramento to share bold ideas for tackling California's big challenges.

What a billion tweets tell us about climate change

The planet is getting hotter. Will more hot days have an effect on happiness around the world? Evidence from over one billion tweets says yes – and it’s not going to be a day at the beach.

Dalai Lama app UCSF

When the Dalai Lama asks you to make an app...

Inspired by her work with the spiritual leader, Eve Ekman has created an app to help health care workers avoid burnout.

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