A team of psychological scientists and criminologists led by memory expert John Wixted of UC San Diego say our system of jurisprudence needs a simple no-cost reform -- testing eyewitnesses for their memory of suspects only once.
Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., associate professor at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego, was a member of the University of California Presidential Working Group on Artificial Intelligence that was launched in 2020. UC adopted the recommendation to guid
E-cigarette use did not help smokers stay off cigarettes and may increase smokers' chances of relapse, according to a study by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.
Pundits around the nation have been calling for overhaul of the century-old rules that govern California’s recall elections, since even before the petition to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom reached the ballot box. Political leaders are now pushing ahead. But what do ordinary voters think and want?
Researchers can predict what syllables a bird will sing—and when it will sing them—by reading electrical signals in its brain, reports a new study from the University of California San Diego. The work is an early step toward building vocal prostheses for humans who have lost the ability to speak.
John and Sally Hood Family Foundation gives $3 million to Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego. Cheryl A.M. Anderson, founding dean, named inaugural chair in public health.
The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy is lending its expertise to help San Diego County develop a science-based approach to decarbonizing the region's economy.
Among adolescents ages 10 to 14 in the U.S, the overall rate of drug use remained relatively stable in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one change was a decreased use of alcohol, but an increased use of nicotine and misuse of prescription drugs.
Low and uneven turnout is a serious problem for local democracy. However, simply moving off-cycle, local elections to be held on the same day as statewide and national contests doubles voter turnout and leads to an electorate that is considerably more representative.
A Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego clinical trial showed that graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging changes perceptions of smokers to recognize the negative consequences of tobacco and consider quitting.