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News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education

Researcher: Tests should expect more of older adults

A UCR psychology researcher says the bar is too low for “functional independence” in older adults, and should be aligned with skills younger adults must conquer.  The Activities of Daily Living, or ADL, questionnaire is a standard used by…

By J.D. Warren | October 16, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Research affirms the power of 'we'

A healthy relationship starts with the word “we.” 

Past research by UC Riverside psychologist Megan Robbins has emphasized the power of first-person personal pronouns such as “we” and “us” in relationships. “We-talk” is an indicator of…

By J.D. Warren | October 4, 2018 | Social Science / Education

The future of the town hall is online

Kevin Esterling’s advice to tech companies? Listen to — and learn from — political scientists

By Tess Eyrich | October 1, 2018 | Social Science / Education

$4 million grant will study factors that lead to success for UC minority students in STEM disciplines

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4 million grant to fund a program for minority students across nine University of California campuses.

 

Study explores why children remember the same things, differently

Children less able to manage their emotions don't remember details of frightful events

By J.D. Warren | September 10, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Perceiving support helps people cope with waiting

'Worry and waiting' researcher's latest findings chart perceived support throughout periods of waiting

By J.D. Warren | September 10, 2018 | Social Science / Education

For children with autism, strong bonds with teachers are key to success

UC Riverside's Jan Blacher is leading the charge to improve relationships between kids with autism and their teachers

By Tess Eyrich | September 10, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Information Overload Has Been Around Since the 1800s

New book finds similarities between 19th and 21st century mass media consumption habits and their effects on society

Psychologist receives high honor from NAACP

Carolyn Murray is a professor of psychology at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala/UCR)

How private prison companies are influencing immigration policy

Groundbreaking study finds increased support for punitive immigration legislation in districts with privately owned or managed ICE detention facilities

Will kids’ religious training save – or doom – the world?

Children's Views of Environment, Politics Are Sculpted by Religion; UC Riverside Researcher's Worldwide Network Will Study the Impacts

Meet the educator building bridges between teachers of color

A UCR professor’s annual institute seeks to turn isolation — a fact of life for teachers of color across the country — into action

Louie Rodríguez named GSOE’s newest endowed chair

Rodríguez is UCR’s Bank of America Chair in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Practice

Book co-authored by GSOE dean tackles need to improve math education

If you think you're not a "math person," you might want to consider why

Anthropologist plots new use for motion-capture technology

UCR bioarchaeologist Sara Becker plans to use the cutting-edge technique to document traditional labors of indigenous Andean people

UCR to host California attorney general debate

Primary candidates Xavier Becerra, Steven Bailey, Eric Early, and Dave Jones will convene at UCR's Culver Center on May 15

How an order of queer nuns puts a new face on activism

A book from UC Riverside professor Melissa Wilcox is the first comprehensive history of the global Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

By Tess Eyrich | April 27, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Report offers snapshot of Inland Empire’s immigrant population

UCR-led project looks closely at the nearly 1 million immigrants who call Riverside and San Bernardino counties home

What are the costs of a shrinking local media landscape?

David Lesher, editor and CEO of CALmatters, will visit UCR for a conversation about the challenges of maintaining government transparency

By Tess Eyrich | April 17, 2018 | Social Science / Education
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