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ABC 7, May 14, 2017
UCI Smartphone Research
UC Irvine research shows that because of smartphones, we call home to mom more often than earlier generations.

Forbes, May 16, 2017
Video Game Are Good For Your Brain [Infographic]
In 2015 at the University of California, Irvine, a study was made to test the effects of playing video games on a part of our brains called the hippocampus. Which is part of the limbic system and helps spatial memory and the transition of information from short-term memory to long-term memory. The results were interesting, to say the least. … To learn more about this study you can read about it here.

Newsweek, May 15, 2017
Leading Constitutional Scholar: Comey Firing Legal, but Trump Has Committed Impeachable Offenses
In his first in-depth interview since Comey’s dismissal, [UCI’s Erwin] Chemerinsky describes how Trump has committed impeachable offenses, how U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has violated federal law and why the Trump years may precipitate a new way to remove a sitting president.

NBC News, May 16, 2017
Opinion: In the Outrage Over Discrimination, How Do We Define ‘Asian American’?
Jennifer Lee, chancellor’s fellow and professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, [writes]: This May marks the 25th anniversary of the permanent designation of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. As in years past, APA Heritage Month commemorations will include events across the country, highlighting the contributions, culture, history, and challenges faced by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

The Washington Post, May 16, 2017
Supreme Court order unlikely to deter voting restrictions
Roberts’ and the other conservatives’ track record in voting cases suggests they’ll be “quite skeptical of voting rights claims,” said election law specialist Richard Hasen, a law professor at the University of California at Irvine.

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