Amid social turmoil, the study on kindness points to its potential for large-scale healing.
Study: Loneliness highest in the 20s and lowest in the 60s
Lower levels of empathy, smaller social networks and poor sleep are consistent predictors of loneliness.
Behind the curtain at Amazon
A new book alleges worker exploitation at Amazon and shows how communities are resisting it.
Just too cute, season two
The return of Baby Yoda reminds us of the power — and purpose — of cute aggression, a UC Riverside expert says.
Election polls are 95 percent confident but only 60 percent accurate, UC Berkeley Haas study finds
How confident should you be in election polls? Not nearly as confident as the pollsters claim, according to a new study.
Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male
The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report: Part Two suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.
Meet UC’s 5 new MacArthur ‘genius’ award winners
Four UC alums and one faculty member will each receive a $625,000 unrestricted prize, or “genius grant,” as 2020 MacArthur fellows.
UC Riverside is the first UC campus to teach the Cahuilla language
Students in the four-class series also study Cahuilla society and culture
New UC poll: Concern over current events could spur record numbers of young adults to vote
The state’s newest voters are paying close attention to the issues, and nearly 60 percent plan to vote early, most of them by mail.
The marshmallow test, revisited
Children will wait longer for a treat to impress others, new psychology experiments show.
Being a selfish jerk doesn’t get you ahead, research finds
Nice guys and gals don’t finish last after all.
End of affirmative action at UC hurt Black, Latinx students, study finds
More than 1,000 students per year were deterred from applying to the UC system — but most would have been admitted, the study says.