Day: May 11, 2010

UC Irvine Advisory: Neuroscientist to speak on music, evolution and the human brain

Neuroscientist Aniruddh D. Patel will discuss “Music, Evolution & the Human Mind” as part of the UC Irvine Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning & Memory.

Diane Pataki

Climate change: smart strategies

Inundated with conflicting advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint? Diane Pataki, associate professor of Earth system science, will clear up the confusion.

Elizabeth Loftus

Lawyers tend to be overconfident, study finds

Study co-authored by UCI’s Elizabeth Loftus finds lawyers overly optimistic about case outcomes.

New stem cell building a hub of hope, healing

Dedication of UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Hall is milestone in effort to unlock stem cells’ potential and marks a milestone for the future of medicine.

UC Irvine News Brief: Student wins State Department scholarship to study Punjabi in India

Natalie Goudarzian, who’s majoring in both literary journalism and international studies, will spend seven to 10 weeks this summer in an intensive course on the critical-need language.

Lawyers tend to be overconfident about case outcomes, study finds

Lawyers often overestimate their chances of success when predicting the outcomes of civil and criminal cases, reports a new study co-authored by UC Irvine psychologist and law professor Elizabeth Loftus.