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UC Legend Dick Atkinson Digs into Memory

August 15, 2023

UC President Emeritus Richard C. Atkinson, professor emeritus of cognitive science and psychology at UC San Diego, describes the influential Atkinson-Shiffrin model of human memory.

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Center for Human Development

May 16, 2011

…in the Department of Psychology. His interests involve the application of quantitative and data analytic methods to a wide variety of problems in psychology and the behavioral sciences. More… Leslie Carver Leslie Carver is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology. She studies the brain basis of cognitive and…

Do the Right Thing

January 24, 2013

…Bryan, assistant professor of psychology in the Division of Social Sciences. People want to think of themselves as ethical, according to many studies in moral psychology. And in order to engage in unethical behavior, people will often downplay their lapses and try to reconcile their not-so-great actions with their positive…

How to Study Less and Learn More

October 18, 2018

…of tested research in psychology, including by UC San Diego faculty members and by doctoral student Steven Pan. Steven Pan, UC San Diego doctoral student in psychology. Working with Tim Rickard, who heads up the Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab in the UC San Diego Department of Psychology, Pan recently…

Researchers Energize TEDxSan Diego with Talks on Origins of Universe and Psychology of Passion

November 20, 2014

…Origins of Universe and Psychology of Passion Marking the 450th anniversary of astronomer Galileo’s birth, UC San Diego astrophysicist Brian Keating took center stage at TEDxSan Diego on Nov. 8 as he outlined his team’s epic research—trying to unravel the origins of the universe. Known as POLARBEAR, the study involves…

Breakthrough Clinical Psychology Program Funded by UC San Diego Alumnus

August 25, 2017

Joseph Edelman, founder and CEO of life science-focused hedge fund Perceptive Advisors, feels that poor mental health affects not only one’s personal well-being, but that of those around them and the entire economy “because people are more productive when they’re happier.” Two years ago, this belief led him to donate…

ChatGPT Tricks Teachers

June 27, 2023

Can you tell if what you’re reading right now was written by a human or generated by artificial intelligence? Do you care? Those are essentially the questions that University of California San Diego researchers asked in an experiment with ChatGPT at a regional high school.

​​​​​​​To Risk It All or Not? We Look to Others When Deciding

April 26, 2023

It is not surprising that we make everyday decisions based on what other people do. But what about more consequential choices, do we stick to our own internal principles? Many of us think (and say) we do. Yet research from UC San Diego suggests that’s not so.

Faculty Awards and Honors January 2012

January 1, 2012

…Arts UC San Diego Adam Aron Associate Professor of Psychology Award - Young Investigator Award, Cognitive Neuroscience Society More Info: CNS 2012 Marye Anne Fox Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Award - Othmer Gold Medal Judith A. Varner Professor of Medicine Award - Lustgarten Foundation Basic Science Innovator Award

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best, According to U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2013

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the social sciences and humanities.

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