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Growing up, ‘geeking out’

UCI cultural anthropologist Mizuko “Mimi” Ito studies how digital media such as Facebook and video games are changing the way today’s plugged-in youth live and learn. She has good news for parents worried that their kids are wasting time on smartphones and other tech gadgets.

Alumni A parent reading a book to their child

Baby books can boost home safety, study finds

UCI researchers produced five picture books combining colorful illustrations and rhyming text with parenting lessons to evaluate whether they’d boost the safety practices and health habits of new mothers.

Admin Greg Duncan

Breaking the poverty cycle

Greg Duncan finds that an income boost for poor families with young children leads to improved academic performance and lifetime earnings.