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Discussion about the risks of worrying reveals positive benefits

On Tuesday, Feb. 20, two UCR professors held an open conversation at the UCR Extension Center about the risks of worrying and its mental...

UCR fruit fly study’s findings could help explain human behavior

UCR researchers are exploring how experiencing rejection can influence future courtship behavior. The focus of this study was on behavioral patterns of male fruit...

UCR professor theorizes that adults can combat aging

On Monday, April 24, UCR psychology professor Rachel Wu and her colleagues, Mental Health Professor George Rebok from John Hopkins University and Nursing Professor...

A Word of Advice from … Associate Professor of History Dana...

Professor Dana Simmons has been teaching at UCR for 12 years and has certainly made her mark. Simmons first began researching how modern minimum...

UCR professor and student find the upside to worrying

On Friday, Feb. 21, UCR Psychology Professor Kate Sweeny and fourth-year psychology graduate student Mike Dooley published a review study on the benefits to...

A Word of Advice From … Assistant Professor Cecilia Cheung

  In July of 2016, UCR assistant professor Cecilia Cheung, Ph. D, was awarded the American Psychological Association’s 2016 Early Career Research Grant in Developmental...

UCR Graduate School of Education awarded grant to study psychometry

UCR’s Graduate School of Education (GSOE) was recently awarded $885,834 as part of the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program that...

News in brief

Psychology professor finds that children learn better from “clever” characters UCR Psychology Professor Rebekah Richert was one of the researchers involved in a study that...

Stress coping mechanisms may be ineffective

On October 12, the psychology journal, “Emotion” published associate psychology professor Kate Sweeny’s newest research on stress. Sweeny and her research team have been...

The Science Behind Happiness

I came to an immediate halt upon passing through the welcoming doors of Hub 302 on a Thursday afternoon after distractedly bumping into many...