UC Santa Barbara Hindu women

Understanding human belief

Researchers make a breakthrough in quantifying belief system dynamics behind religion and politics.

UC Irvine foster care

Study shows foster care is bad for your health

First-of-its-kind survey finds greater mental and physical ailments among children who have been in the system.

UC Berkeley voting

What really motivates people to vote?

Hint: It's not policy.

Google UC Santa Cruz

The more you Google, the more likely you are to keep Googling

"Let me Google that for you" may not be so good for us after all.

UC Davis phone wine

Wine industry leaders optimistic as millennials opt for premium wines

It turns out young people are willing to trade in beer cans for a glass of wine.

How parenting changes UC Irvine

How parenting has improved since the '60s

Almost all surveyed Western nations show an increase in child care time spent by both parents.

UCLA mindfulness kids

Mindfulness helps children as young as 3 manage their emotions during school

An innovative new program is helping students deal with stress and focus on schoolwork.

UC Riverside jerk research

Are you a jerk? Take the quiz

These 5 simple questions developed by a philosopher will help you figure out where you stand.

UC San Diego teen brain

Ever wonder what the teen brain is thinking?

A landmark national survey of emotional, cognitive and social development among adolescents is now underway.

UC Irvine selfies photo camera

Study links selfies and happiness

Smartphones aren't always negative — for stressed-out college students, sharing photos boosts positive feelings.

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