News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education
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
Finding the right activity could mean you experience the same well-being during the long quarantine as you would when not in quarantine, UCR research finds.
Research suggests more effort is needed to help college men apply the concept of sexual consent to their everyday lives
Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it
Annie Ditta’s graduate school training was in fixation. As she says, “I got fixated on fixation.” Her familiarity with fixation is useful as instructors at the University of California, Riverside, must reinvent how they teach within the space of two weeks. On March 14, UCR announced instruction for spring quarter...
UC Riverside researchers’ mouse studies also show how a common nutrient can help babies of alcoholic moms