Older adults are more easily distracted
While engaged in a physical task requiring effort, such as driving a car or carrying grocery bags, older adults are more likely than younger adults to be distracted by items irrelevant to the task at hand, a University of California, Riverside, study reports. The study assessed the interaction between physical...
Free concert launches Dean’s Speaker Series at UC Riverside
Among other events, the series features Simon Tam, an author, musician, and activist who won a landmark Supreme Court case in 2017.
Researcher-community partnership uses collaborative process to yield novel insights
Until recently, psychologist Kalina Michalska had never used community-based participatory research, or CBPR, in her work, but now she can’t imagine not using it. CBPR, which dates to the early 1930s, is an intensive research approach that involves partnerships between researchers and community members throughout the research process, giving communities...
Celebrity sightings have a built-in contradiction
UC Riverside research helps explain a tradeoff in human behavior
Is ChatGPT a threat to education?
UC Riverside experts share thoughts on the AI-powered language model that understands and responds to natural language
22 Southern California newspapers will be preserved, digitized, and available to the public
A John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation grant will help preserve 150 years of local journalism at UC Riverside.
Do you act before you think or think before you act?
UC Riverside psychologists’ experiments explain which choice rules daily life
What guides our attention to faces in videos changes with age
UC Riverside study has implications for children’s television and autism spectrum disorder
Who benefits from brain training and why?
Joint UC Riverside and UC Irvine study shows “near transfer” predicts “far transfer”
‘Forbidden City’ shines light on Mao Zedong’s dancing girls
Vanessa Hua’s latest novel "Forbidden City" explores the little-known history and influence of the teenage revolutionaries in Chairman Mao’s inner circle
Different parental messages about race and ethnicity have different effects on teens’ drug use
Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use
Amir Zaki publishes 23 years of photography in new monograph, ‘Building+Becoming’
The book weaves stories that capture both nature and architecture. It goes on sale on April 26
Smoking reduces wealth’s tendency to increase life expectancy
Smoking dominates other factors, including amount of wealth, in shortening lifespan
Gay migration happens but not always to gay-friendly places, reports new study
Study also shows that straight people prefer to live in places that match their attitudes toward sexuality
How do non-parental family members affect LGBTQ youth housing stability?
A study set in the Inland Empire and South Texas aims to find out
Commencement 2022 to be in person and on campus
UC Riverside’s class of 2022 will celebrate the milestone of receiving their bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in person and on campus. In early June, the campus will finally welcome graduating Highlanders to the commencement stage, where their friends, families, and fans can cheer them on as they cross the...
New journal will spotlight queer and trans religious studies scholarship
The open access journal will make research freely available to scholars and public and will not charge authors a submission fee
Professionals are trending in a left and liberal direction; on most issues blue collar workers are not
Both groups still agree on some important issues and race has little effect
Anger as an appropriate power source for social justice
Philosopher Myisha Cherry’s new book makes a strong case for rage
Still life in shades of gray
How Toni Morrison helped an economics professor turn grief into art