News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education
Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds
“The reality of 2020 hits us in the face and I have never been so prescient in my academic research as with this line of work.”
Universally, UC Riverside faculty members noted the historic significance of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential running mate. Many felt the decision was the right one — and some offered qualifiers in their assessment of her selection. In the moments following Biden’s announcement on Aug. 11, UCR political...
New undergraduate program is a first for the University of California system
John Franchak has long been interested in how learning a new motor skill, such as sitting or walking, changes how infants interact with their surroundings. He has now been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue this research question. The four-year grant of nearly $755,000 will help...
A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health
How does memory training lead to cognitive benefits? Aaron Seitz, director of the Brain Game Center for mental fitness and well-being at the University of California, Riverside, has wrestled with this question for several years. Now he and Susanne Jaeggi, an associate professor at the UC Irvine School of Education...
UC Riverside mouse study has implications for treating neuropsychiatric diseases such as ADHD and schizophrenia
UC Riverside-led study highlights critical role working memory capacity plays in social distancing compliance during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic
The cornerstone of discrimination is the belief that other people, including people of other races from other countries, are different. They experience life differently; they react differently. What if research could demonstrate that’s not true? A new study from UC Riverside asserts the world population may have much more in...
The guide was developed to help teachers build better relationships with students remotely
Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it
Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19
In hard-hit Europe, responses to COVID-19 could be lessons for the global community, says political economist Jana Grittersova
In a two-county region at risk of an undercount, grassroots momentum has grown to ensure participation in the 2020 census