News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education
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 healthcare professionals to decide what services older adults need to remain...
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 interdependence, meaning partners affect one another’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. This is a shift...
$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. This NSF grant allows the Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: California Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or CAMP, to continue supporting underrepresented students...
Children less able to manage their emotions don't remember details of frightful events
UC Riverside's Jan Blacher is leading the charge to improve relationships between kids with autism and their teachers
New book finds similarities between 19th and 21st century mass media consumption habits and their effects on society
Carolyn Murray is a professor of psychology at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala/UCR) RIVERSIDE, Calif.( www.ucr.edu ) – Carolyn B. Murray , a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb Award for special achievements in public health at the local...
Groundbreaking study finds increased support for punitive immigration legislation in districts with privately owned or managed ICE detention facilities
Children's Views of Environment, Politics Are Sculpted by Religion; UC Riverside Researcher's Worldwide Network Will Study the Impacts
A UCR professor’s annual institute seeks to turn isolation — a fact of life for teachers of color across the country — into action
If you think you're not a "math person," you might want to consider why
UCR bioarchaeologist Sara Becker plans to use the cutting-edge technique to document traditional labors of indigenous Andean people
A book from UC Riverside professor Melissa Wilcox is the first comprehensive history of the global Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
UCR-led project looks closely at the nearly 1 million immigrants who call Riverside and San Bernardino counties home
RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) — The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is right around the corner and a number of faculty and alumni from UCR’s Department of Creative Writing and the UCR Palm Desert Center’s Low-Residency MFA program will be participating in a host of conversations and readings....
David Lesher, editor and CEO of CALmatters, will visit UCR for a conversation about the challenges of maintaining government transparency