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Pete Ditto, a professor of psychology and social behavior, was quoted in The Atlantic discussing political psychology.

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Founding dean of the School of Social Ecology and a Chancellor's professor emeritus Dan Stokols was featured in a Q&A with The Confluence, a blog for the California Institute for Water Resources.

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Possessing - but not actually using - a smartphone during moments of social isolation could reduce stress, according to a new study published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine by a UCI Ph.D. student, his professor and others.