UC Berkeley

White racism linked to fatal heart disease for blacks and whites

Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten lives, new study finds.

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.

Alison Brysk UC Santa Barbara

A guardian of global rights

The International Studies Association recognizes professor Alison Brysk’s accomplishments as a scholar and mentor.

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.

Baby broccoli UC Santa Barbara

Baby food for thought

You better eat your peas — what your baby wants on the menu is informed by you.

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.

UC Merced Latina health

Latinos face digital divide in health care

Internet access and education are essential for an equitable health care system, writes UC Merced professor.

UC Santa Barbara kindness

Study: Believe it or not, humans are kind

Humans have evolved to be far more cooperative than other animals. These scientists investigate how and why.

UC Santa Barbara human kindness

Study: Believe it or not, humans are kind

Humans have evolved to be far more cooperative than other animals. These scientists investigate how and why.

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