UC love on the brain

This is your brain on love

On Valentine's Day, we asked the experts how biology and psychology affect love, relationships and sex.

UC Irvine immigration

Immigration does not increase crime — it decreases it

Findings over as many as four decades demonstrate the economic and social benefits of immigration.

UC Merced baby surprise

Study: Infants recognize surprise in others before age 2

New research shows children's understanding begins in half the time previously thought.

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Pride — virtue or vice?

Researchers explain why this emotion may have earned a bad rap.

UC Irvine immigration

Trump’s policies will affect four groups of undocumented immigrants

Four professors examine the potential consequences of the new directives through a research lens.

UC Irvine gun effort

Taking aim at gun violence

Law professor launches national effort to study firearm mayhem, police shootings and survivor trauma.

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The most viral UC research of 2016

UC research comprised 14 of the 100 journal articles that got the most media attention in 2016. Take a look at what got the world talking.

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Analyzing brain patterns may help neuroscientists reduce fear

UCLA-led research offers promise for treating anxiety, eating disorders.

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Science says the gift you should give is..

A professor finds out what kind of present will make the recipient feel more connected to you.

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Pessimists — You aren’t alone in feeling down

New study shows even optimists get the blues.

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