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psychological science

UCI professor co-authors study finding ‘political sectarianism’ in America today

Peter Ditto, UCI professor of psychological science, is among the co-authors of a study – published in the journal Science – that describes the bitter polarization between the nation’s Republican and Democratic parties as “political sectarianism.” The project involved a team of political science, psychology, sociology, economics and communication experts who reviewed a broad survey […]

The study’s lead author, E. Alison Holman, UCI professor of nursing

Study links rising stress, depression in U.S. to pandemic-related losses, media consumption

UCI researchers suggest providing mental health services to those with the greatest need

National institute awards $20 million in renewed funding to forensic science center

UCI researchers contribute expertise in criminology, statistics and computer science

Jessica Borelli
UCI Podcast Indicator

UCI Podcast: Mental health and self-isolation

Psychologist Jessica Borelli discusses how to stay safe, sane while social distancing

John Hunter, a UCI ph.D. candidate in psychology & social behavior

Self-care via cellphones

UCI postdoctoral scholar explores positive potential of mobile health apps

Repeated novel coronavirus media exposure may be linked to psychological distress

Earlier UCI studies found adverse health outcomes from heightened stress response

Grudges before gratitude

Retaliation comes naturally to children, while positive reciprocity must be learned, says UCI cognitive scientist

Adolescents’ view of family social standing correlates with mental health, life outcomes

Perception of high status is linked to easier transition to adulthood, UCI-led study finds

Roxane Cohen Silver, UCI professor of psychological science, public health and medicine

UCI study is first to explore veterans’ grief, an overlooked toll of war

Responses to combat deaths, comrade suicides have mental health consequences

UCI-led study deepens understanding of the effects of media exposure to collective trauma

According to a new UCI-led study, it’s not just how much media exposure an individual has to collective trauma but also the graphic quality of what one sees that may make a person more vulnerable to trauma-related mental and physical health problems over time. The team analyzed the results from more than 3,000 anonymous online […]