UCLA’s new Initiative to Study Hate represents a critical effort to root out what’s causing the alarming rise in hate across the country — and what we can do to stop it.
UCLA’s Bedari Kindness Institute wanted to find out if kindness is contagious. The answer may surprise you.
The new Initiative to Study Hate kicks off with 23 projects that examine how hate manifests in the brain, online, in communities and who is most affected.
UCLA researchers create video playlist for YouTube Kids’ anti-bullying programming.
UCLA study shows anxiety about a current pregnancy predicted shorter gestation times.
The Center for Scholars and Storytellers found less than 5% of teens want to see aspirational content in TV or movies.
We are living through one of the most stressful periods in American history. The Semel Institute’s Margaret Distler offers ways to cope.
Luskin School professor Ian Holloway is among researchers working with health officials to develop evidence-based strategies.
UCLA professor Susan Perry and her team of researchers reveal their findings on capuchin monkeys and social integration.
UCLA psychologist Matthew Lieberman explains why people don’t perceive the world the same way others do.
The seven-year study, led by UCLA psychologists, tracked mothers and their offspring from preconception until the children were 5 years old.
The ChatterBaby app helps worried parents interpret cries.
Dr. Timothy Fong, co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, shares insight into how something “fun” can become a devastating addiction for some people.
The researchers said their findings held true across all demographics, including groups that have been hesitant to receive the vaccine.
A new UCLA study explores the relationship between innate dispositions toward threats, the social environment and responses to COVID-19.
Keith Holyoak, professor of psychology, and Hal Hershfield, professor of marketing and behavioral decision-making, weigh in on reaching people with COVID-19 information.
Study finds bilingual infants become interested in speech at the same age as those learning only one language.
In the new book he co-wrote, Salzman reveals the hidden rules that govern who owns what — from the reclining space behind airline seats to HBO passwords.
The study found that those who have stayed in during the pandemic were 37% more likely to feel anxious than those who haven’t.
Yalda Uhls writes that people shouldn’t obsessively fear that screen time is stunting kids’ emotional development.
Video meeting platforms have brought us together during COVID-19 — and are wearing us out.
Here are 7 tips on how you can achieve a better work-life balance.
Families continue to demand aggressive medical treatment for loved ones, even when they know it isn't likely to help.
The findings may help health care professionals better assess those with autism and schizophrenia.
Wondering how to woo your crush this Valentine’s Day? When it comes to love, don’t wing it — take a lesson from the birds (and bees) instead.