Riverside NSF survey

NSF funds extensive survey of Asian Americans

UCs Berkeley, Irvine, and Riverside team up to undertake the most extensive study of this fast-growing population to date.

UC Berkeley couple arguing

How you argue could make you sick

UC Berkeley researchers find different — but negative — health outcomes, whether you raise your voice or keep a stiff upper lip.

UCLA freshman survey

How freshmen have changed in the past 50 years

Over the course of a 15 million student survey, a UCLA professor finds reasons for optimism.

Spoiler alert

Spoiler alert: spoilers make you enjoy stories more

Did someone spoil the next episode of "Game of Thrones"? They might have done you a favor.

UC Riverside karma

When selling good karma goes bad

A new UC Riverside study shows how beliefs affect responses to requests for help.

UC Berkeley power Paradox

Why does power make us lose our way?

What makes us steal candy and cut people off in our Priuses, explained by UC Berkeley's Dacher Keltner.

Helicopter parents UC Merced

New book shows pros and cons of 'helicopter parenting'

A UC Merced professor explores the ramifications of this hands-on approach to raising kids.

UC San Diego climate change

How to talk about climate change so people will act

Want to motivate individuals to stop global warming? UC San Diego research points to a successful strategy.

UC Santa Cruz virtual reality

Experiencing the 6-by-9 world of solitary confinement

The Guardian's virtual reality project with a UC Santa Cruz professor puts viewers inside a concrete cell.

UCLA poverty health study

Inadequate financial savings tied to childhood health risks

UCLA study finds wealth is a greater predictor than income for obesity and illness in kids.

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