UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown has received two national recognitions for her pioneering research in the field of psychology from the APA and the NIAAA.
Before the pandemic, there wasn’t any difference in the rates at which Democratic and Republican voters actually cast their ballots by mail or in-person. That may change now.
When kids “pass” the marshmallow test, are they simply better at self-control or is something else going on? A new UC San Diego study revisits the classic psychology experiment and reports that part of what may be at work is that children care more deeply than previously known what authority figures
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, the University of Washington, and UC Berkeley have entered production operations of the National Science Foundation-funded CloudBank program, which aims to simplify the use of public clouds across computer science research and education.
One way to cut back on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest – and help in the global fight against climate change – is to grant more of Brazil’s indigenous communities full property rights to tribal lands. This policy focus is suggested by the findings of a new PNAS study.
You know those cardboard partitions that sometimes separate kids taking a test? The ones meant to prevent cheating? According to a new study by an international team of researchers, a see-through partition does the trick, too – as does a pretend barrier that doesn’t exist at all.
A new report from the U.S. Immigration Policy Center at UC San Diego, released together with the City of San Diego and the Welcoming San Diego initiative, shows that more than one-third of San Diego’s essential workers are immigrants providing critical services to residents and businesses.
Located just 30 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, the University of California San Diego is a critical partner in supporting a binational response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UC San Diego and Mexico have forged strong partnerships that have proven to be lifesaving in this time of need.
What happens in the hippocampus even before people attempt to form memories may impact whether they remember. Study suggests ‘encoding mode’ may play an important role in memory formation.
The National Institutes of Health has renewed its commitment to the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health ever conducted in the United States. The awards to UC San Diego total just over $60 million.