May 14, 2015
Relax. Your Aging Brain is Just Behaving Normally
A UConn communication professor was part of a national research panel that found those occasional memory lapses are probably not cause for concern.
April 30, 2015
Regions at Greatest Risk for Species Extinction the Least Studied
Most previous studies have centered on North America and Europe, whereas South America, Australia, and New Zealand are at greatest risk for species loss.
March 31, 2015
Plants Aren’t in Lockstep When Responding to Environmental Changes
A UConn study shows that trait diversity in plants may result from individual responses to the environment, rather than – as is often assumed – being uniform across species.
March 19, 2015
Young Conservationists Inspired to Tackle Community Projects
High school students who attended a conservation program at UConn last summer recently completed environmental service projects close to home.
March 16, 2015
Realistic Gun Controllers in Video Games Foster Aggressive Thoughts
Players who used a gun controller also found the game more realistic, and felt more engaged, according to a new UConn study.
March 13, 2015
Time to Set Male vs. Female Boss Bias Aside
A UConn researcher found that while people would rather work for someone ‘like’ themselves, their gender is only one component.
February 13, 2015
Love is in the Air
UConn family studies professor Kari Adamsons discusses some matters of the heart.
February 10, 2015
The Puzzle of Extreme Rituals
UConn anthropologist Dimitrios Xygalatas is exploring why people engage in highly painful, even dangerous, ritual behaviors.
January 23, 2015
Getting a Taste of a Sustainable Food System
Students in an Education Abroad program in Florence, Italy, gained a new perspective on sustainable foods and agriculture.
January 6, 2015
State’s Aquaculture Industry Nets Benefits from Changes in Federal Plan
UConn Extension and Sea Grant played an important role in achieving protection for shellfish farmers from the effects of natural disasters.
December 9, 2014
Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated
UConn is taking the lead in treatment of incarcerated patients with its Center for Correctional Health Networks.