Day: August 1, 2011

UCI-led study links prenatal exposure to stress with accelerated cell aging

Young adults whose mothers experienced psychological trauma during their pregnancies show signs of accelerated aging, a UC Irvine-led study found. The researchers discovered that this prenatal exposure to stress affected the development of chromosome regions that control cell aging processes.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI researchers contribute to APA 9/11 anniversary issue

Special edition of “American Psychologist” includes peer-reviewed articles by Roxane Cohen Silver and Elizabeth Loftus on the effects of the terrorist attacks.

Remote residential research

UCI psychologist uses Google map technology in study of neighborhood effects.

Giving teens a creative outlet

UCI’s inaugural Summer Academy in the Arts draws budding thespians, digital videographers.

Kent Yamaguchi

If he ran the zoo? (Actually, he does)

If I Ran the Zoo, the popular Dr. Seuss tale, would be much different if written by UC Irvine alumnus Kent Yamaguchi ’83 and ’84. His version might call for filling the zoo with anteaters. Since becoming director of the Santa Ana Zoo in January 2009, Yamaguchi has overseen the addition of Orange County’s first pair of […]