News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education
“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond
In his new book, Loren Collingwood traces the history of — and attitudes toward — contemporary U.S. sanctuary policies
If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extravert. You’ll be happier. That’s the suggestion of the first-ever study asking people to act like extraverts for a prolonged period. For one week, the 123 participants were asked to – in some cases – push the boundaries of their...
Victoria Reyes’ research explores a place that figures heavily into her heritage: the Philippines’ Subic Bay
Five-year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside
Project led by UCR’s Asha Jitendra is supported by nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences
Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions
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Study pinpoints concerns about race and immigration — not economic ones — as likely determinants of vote switching
Programs that combine group and individual rewards can have good results and be cost-effective
A gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease may impact cognitive health much sooner than previously realized. The APOE gene creates a protein, apolipoprotein E, which packages cholesterol and other fats to transport them through the bloodstream. There are three versions, or alleles, of APOE. One of those is the APOE4 allele...
Learning several new things at once increases cognitive abilities in older adults, according to new research from UC Riverside. UCR psychologist Rachel Wu says one important way of staving off cognitive decline is learning new skills as a child would. That is, be a sponge: seek new skills to learn...
You often hear it framed in a comic sense, though it’s a form of stereotyping, and even prejudice. “You all look alike to me.” To one race, the tired adage implies, people in other races are tough to differentiate from each other. Some call it the “other-race effect.” It’s something...
An induced feeling of awe, or state of wonder, may be the best strategy yet for alleviating the discomfort that comes from uncertain waiting. Kate Sweeny’s research explores the most excruciating form of waiting: the period during which one awaits uncertain news, the outcome of which is beyond one’s control...
First-generation college students in sociology and education received the Ford Foundation awards to support their research
Memorandum of understanding strengthens the relationship between UCR’s anthropology department and Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History