Social Sciences

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UCI Podcast: The perils and benefits of dream incubation

Professor Sara Mednick discusses how sounds and smells can influence our sleeping minds

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UCI Podcast: The economics of why work from home favors the suburbs

UCI Professor Jan Brueckner describes how the pandemic has disrupted housing markets

Street scene on Broadway in Los Angeles

What’s next: The ongoing urban exodus

Remote worker migration will depress home prices in big cities and raise them in suburbs, says UCI economist

Cognitive scientist Aaron Bornstein receives National Institute on Aging grant

Cognitive impairments due to normal aging may leave some older adults vulnerable to exploitation when making complex decisions with long-term impacts – like those pertaining to medical care and finances. Understanding what these impairments are and how they may be mitigated is the focus of a new UCI study led by Aaron Bornstein, cognitive sciences […]

Virginia Nguyen

Finding her voice

Alumna speaks out as both an educator and an advocate for AAPI and other communities affected by racism

Etel Solingen named Berlin Prize Fellow

UCI political scientist to advance work on geopolitics

David Sanusi, international studies major, standing on stairs.

Adding a little spice – literally – to life

Undergrads launch company that imports vanilla, cinnamon and a type of cocoa bean prized by European chocolatiers

Judith Kroll, UCI Distinguished Professor of language science

Judith Kroll is named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Language scientist joins 34 other UCI faculty members in the prestigious organization

David Neumark, UCI Distinguished Professor of economics

UCI study finds that California Competes Tax Credit program creates jobs

Effective place-based policy can be model for future incentives, evidence shows

Laura Enriquez, UCI associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies

$50,000 grant will fund continued study of undocumented college student experiences

Laura Enriquez, UCI associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies, has received a $50,000 grant from the Russell Sage Foundation to continue her UC Collaborative to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity project. The 18-campus UC and CSU study, which began in 2019, provides comprehensive insights into the ways in which students’ undocumented status disrupts their educational experiences […]