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Q&A with the Visitors Tour Program

November 14, 2011

…psychiatrists open the Senior Behavioral Health unit. I retired in 2001, and had a neighbor who was a tour guide and she recruited me. I’m now a member of Town and Gown, and I enjoy lectures and classes at UC San Diego Extension. How are your tours different from the…

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Earn High Marks in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

March 14, 2017

UC San Diego graduate programs in engineering, medicine and social sciences are ranked in nation’s top 20 by U.S. News & World Report.

Of Mice and Men, a Common Cortical Connection

November 16, 2011

A new study using magnetic resonance imaging data of 406 adult human twins affirms the long-standing idea that the genetic basis of human cortical regionalization – the organization of the outer brain into specific functional areas – is similar to and consistent with patterns found in other mammals, indicating a…

Bridging the Hearts & Minds of Youth Conference, Feb. 4-5

December 14, 2011

Beginning February 4, 2012, the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness will host a national conference for teachers, parents, therapists, and school administrators called Bridging the Hearts & Minds of Youth. The two-day conference is designed to familiarize and train attendees with the ways in which mindfulness is being taught…

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

April 15, 2014

The University of California, San Diego and Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University.

App Paired with Sensor Measures Stress and Delivers Advice to Cope in Real Time

June 10, 2014

Computer scientists at Microsoft Research and the University of California, San Diego have developed a system that combines a mobile application and sensor to detect stress in parents and delivers research-based strategies to help decrease their stress during emotionally charged interactions with their children. The system was initially tested on…

Cholesterol Levels Improve with Weight Loss and Healthy Fat-Rich Diet

January 28, 2016

…loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. More specifically, the researchers report that a meal plan rich in walnuts, which are high in polyunsaturated fats, has a significant impact on lipid levels for…

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation Shows Promise for Treating Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

September 28, 2017

Using a form of low-impulse electrical stimulation to the brain, documented by neuroimaging, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System 〈VASDHS〉 and collaborators elsewhere, report significantly improved neural function in participants with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).

UC San Diego Receives $12 Million Endowment from the Hellman Foundation

June 23, 2020

The Hellman Fellows Program and the University of California announced today (June 23) a plan to permanently support the Hellman Fellows Program on all 10 campuses in the UC system.

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