UC Riverside Immortality Project

Flitting through eternity

UC Riverside provides some new insight into the physical basis of near-death experiences.

UC Merced in-home parenting study

UC Merced study: In-home parent training levels field for low-income kids

New research shows home visits by trainers can close cognitive development gaps.

NCAA march madness

The science behind our love for March Madness

What makes us so passionate about sports? A UCLA professor explains.

UC Santa Barbara families

What’s in a name?

A UC Santa Barbara professor pursues a history of immigration's transformations.

UCLA donation jar

Your brain might be hard-wired for altruism

UCLA neuroscience research suggests an avenue for treating the empathically challenged.

UC Berkeley gifted students

A nation at risk – how gifted, low-income kids are left behind

A UC Berkeley professor argues early support for students in underserved communities can have a major payoff.

UCLA color of wealth

New study reveals nuanced story behind economic disparity in Los Angeles

Major racial and ethnic differences in wealth are documented in detail for the first time in this UCLA report.

UC Santa Barbara Shinto

Shinto tradition to reach a new set of readers

UC Santa Barbara scholar creates the world's first book series outside of Japan on the Shinto tradition.

UC Irvine antipoverty

UC Irvine launches institute on anti-poverty effectiveness

Studies will explore long-term success of policies promoting economic self-sufficiency.

UC Santa Barbara empathy study

Caring, not just understanding, makes for a responsive partner

Pyschologists at UC Santa Barbara find that cognitive empathy alone is not enough when it comes to providing support in relationships.

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