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Growing up in Gilroy, California, Dalila González Mejía knew she wanted to pursue higher education but didn't know how the process worked. After high school, she attended a community college and signed up for a transfer agreement program that would guarantee her a spot at UC San Diego. Once she arrived, she hit the ground running - getting involved…
 
Caesar Aceituno's family moved from Guatemala to Los Angeles. During community college, he discovered his passion for learning and education. After considering several options, he found himself at UC San Diego. Appreciating the value of community, he sought out connections and mentors that supported his academic journey. He also made a point to giv…
 
13.1 million people in the US have a serious mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. Eric Granholm, PhD, explains potential technological interventions for SMI. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37607]…
 
Good sleep is key to good health. Atul Malhotra, MD, shares the health consequences of inadequate sleep including impaired brain function and cardiovascular complications. He also explains the impacts and treatments for sleep apnea. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37603]…
 
Dhakshin Ramanathan, MD, PhD, explains the basics of neuroscience and how brain stimulation works. He takes a deep dive into Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) noting how it works, why it works, and its efficacy as a treatment. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37609]…
 
Listening, talking, reading, and writing are all parts of early literacy learning. Donna Mojarro, lead teacher at UC San Diego's Early Childhood Education Center, shares how you can set up literacy rich activities to encourage a lifelong love of reading in young children. Series: "Education Channel" [Education] [Show ID: 37417]…
 
Jalene Hernandez shares her experience as a first gen college student. She talks about the research opportunities she found in the field of aerospace engineering as well as the social connections she found through student organizations. Series: "Education Channel" [Education] [Show ID: 37091]על ידי UCTV: UC San Diego
 
Gabby Herencia knew that to achieve her goals, she needed to attend college. Wanting to be close to home, she found herself at UC San Diego. On campus she found community through student organizations and developed an interest in social justice. She shares advice for current college students and talks about how she found her post-college path. Seri…
 
Ellen Lee, MD, discusses what happens when you sleep, common sleep disorders including insomnia, as well as effective treatments for sleep issues. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37602]על ידי UCTV: UC San Diego
 
Natalia Avina-Ochoa came to UC San Diego as a transfer student looking to find her place in the world of STEM. She talks about the differences between community college and a four year university, how she started her own club, and how she helps other students with the transfer process. She also shares how she found mentors and research opportunitie…
 
Blanca Meléndrez and Mark Patterson came to UC San Diego to achieve their academic dreams. Along the way, they bonded over their shared love of Spanish literature and found themselves planning a future together. Hear how they found love, found their career paths, and how they advocate for students and their community. Series: "Education Channel" [E…
 
Learn about UC San Diego’s comprehensive mental health and wellness ecosystem, which is designed to empower every student to flourish. Experts highlight new and innovative strategies to meet the unique needs of college students, including precision mental health care. Series: "UC San Diego Health Talks" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Show ID: 3…
 
What is the link between inflammation, depression and nutrition? Mark Rapaport, MD, shares recent research on N-3 fatty acids and how they impact conditions such as depression. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37600]על ידי UCTV: UC San Diego
 
Tarek Rajji, MD, shares research from current trials combining brain stimulation with interventions including cognitive remediation. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37598]על ידי UCTV: UC San Diego
 
Yosira Hernández's parents immigrated from Guatemala to the United States for a better future. As the oldest of three children, Yosira was the first in her family to apply to college. Yosira sits down with her parents to talk about how her college journey impacted their family, the criteria she used to to select a college, and how they supported ea…
 
In September, the Lopez Obrador administration sent an initiative to Congress aimed at amending the constitution and completely restructuring the electric sector and market. The administration has set forth specific criticisms of the prevailing market structure, particularly with regards to the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE). The Institute …
 
What is magnetic brain stimulation and how can it be used to improve our health? Dhakshin Ramanathan, MD, PhD, and Zafiris "Jeff" Daskalakis, MD, PhD, join Jyoti Mishra, PhD, to discuss how and why to use therapies such as TMS and MTS to treat depression. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37597]…
 
Navigating the school system can be challenging - especially for parents who do not speak English. Myrna Ortiz explains the challenges she has faced as a parent communicating with teachers. She discusses how her children went through the English learner reclassification process and how that has impacted their education. She also shares how she enco…
 
UC San Diego graduate Adán Chávez speaks with his mother Maria Chávez about his experience as a first generation college student and how it impacted their family. Adán credits his parents for instilling the value of education, the importance of hard work, and the need for faith. Hear how they navigated college as a family and how Adán is using his …
 
When Jocelyn Ornelas Muñoz arrived in the United States from Mexico at nine years old, she did not speak any English. She started school in California and, encouraged by her parents, developed a lifelong love of learning. Jocelyn and her mother Micaela share their experiences with education in the US, how Jocelyn's college journey impacted their fa…
 
How are seniors using technology to stay connected and healthy? Ramesh Rao, PhD, hosts Tom Kamber and Eric Granholm, PhD, for a discussion of technology for seniors including mental health interventions. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37596]על ידי UCTV: UC San Diego
 
Sleep is essential to our physical and mental health. Renowned sleep experts share insights into how to get better sleep as well as current sleep therapies. Ellen Lee, MD, explains the biological importance of sleep, its impact on health and aging, and how to improve your sleep habits. Atul Malhotra, MD, discusses the impacts of sleep deprivation o…
 
María Marquine, PhD, shares research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adults age 50+, noting the differential impact by race/ethnicity in the US. Lauren Brown, PhD, discusses the unique stress experience of black older adults. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37595]…
 
Official forms often asks us to pick from limited categories to define who we are - white, Black, American Indian, or Asian. This narrow view of identity has deep impacts on Indigenous and Latinx communities. Daphne Taylor-Garcia talks about her research in Ethnic Studies and how she works to uncover how our identities have been shaped by coloniali…
 
Natalia Henriquez grew up in the San Fernando valley knowing that a college education would be in her future. After attending community college in the LA area, she transferred to UC San Diego to pursue a degree in physics. She shares how she stayed connected to family while in school, how participating in hands-on research impacted her studies, and…
 
Mariana Carrola was able to experience a taste of college while still in high school through programs such as Summer Bridge and Academic Connections. This early connection to college not only helped her choose where to attend but gave her valuable insights into how to navigate her freshman year. She shares how she found community as an undocumented…
 
Ronny Vasquez moved from Venezuela to attend college. The culture shock was often overwhelming but when he transferred to UC San Diego he discovered a community of students with similar backgrounds who provided support and friendship. His advice to new college students is to advocate for yourself and find your voice. He also shares how he uses his …
 
UC San Diego professor Carol Marchetto discusses how a comparative gene expression analysis of human and non-human primates revealed differences in the regulation of a class of transposable elements LINE1 retrotransposons between species. University of Southern California professor Joseph Hacia discusses studies profiling phytanic acid levels in re…
 
John Saintignon leveraged his skills on the basketball court to gain a world class education. He shares what he learned on and off the court during his time as a first generation college student. He shares what inspires him, how he went from basketball coach to author, and his advice to college students looking to carve their own path. Series: "Edu…
 
How can new technologies be used to help anxiety and depression? Tarek Rajji, MD, shares recent findings from trials combining brain stimulation with cognitive remediation. John Torous, MD, MBI, takes a deep dive into mental health apps and how to evaluate their effectiveness and utility. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and …
 
Can virtual classes help seniors with fall prevention and staying fit? What are the impacts of diet on inflammation and mental health? Jeanne Nichols, PhD, and Mark Rapaport, MD, detail their respective work in mental and physical well-being. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37593]…
 
This symposium addresses several important distinctly human characteristics that range from molecules, to metabolism, anatomy, disease, and behavior. Goals include transdisciplinary interactions, improved self-understanding, promotion of ethically sound studies to explain known differences, and the generation of new, potentially unexplored, insight…
 
Unlike our closest primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, humans form strong intergroup ties which can mitigate coalitionary aggression and make peace possible. However, such bonds can also be used to build larger alliances that take such conflicts to a new level of magnitude, supported by cultural and linguistic proficiencies. Arizona State U…
 
Identifying cellular and molecular differences between human and non-human primates is essential to the basic understanding of the evolution and diversity of our own species. While preserved tissues are the main source of comparative studies between humans, chimpanzees and bonboos, the samples do not accurately represent the traits of live cell beh…
 
Oscar Vasquez-Mena, PhD, shares his story of growing up in the Mexican state of Chiapas and how he found his passion for science and engineering. He believes that the university should provide a sense of community and explains how he uses his research, the arts, and academic programs to support first generation students as they pursue a college edu…
 
Can wisdom be a safeguard for physical and mental heath during difficult times? What kind of resilience has wisdom provided during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dilip V. Jeste, MD, a geriatric neuropsychiatrist who specializes in successful aging, explains the biological and cognitive roots of wisdom as well as how it can be enhanced and harnessed to comb…
 
Emory University professor Dietrich Stout discusses an evolutionarily motivated definition of technology that highlights three key features: material production, social collaboration, and cultural reproduction; UC San Diego professor Pascal Gagneux discusses how recent comparative genome studies have revealed that this polymorphic system is ancient…
 
What does college really cost and how do you pay for it? Financial aid is available to many students but you need to know how to access it. Rashinda Hutchinson walks you through how to determine costs, the types of financial support available, how to complete financial aid forms and more. Series: "Education Channel" [Education] [Show ID: 36625]…
 
Arizona State University and University of Utah professor Polly Wiessner addresses intergroup ties between humans, chimpanzees and bonobos and explores some of the possible evolutionary developments that contributed to the human disposition to form mutually supportive external bonds, and then discusses the impact of social ties on coalitionary acti…
 
Julio Barreiro Guerrero grew up in a public housing project in Acapulco de Juarez. Inspired by a junior high teacher, he found his passion for science. Through hard work and focus he found himself the recipient of scholarships that opened up a world of opportunity in physics. Today, he runs a lab at UC San Diego focused on quantum science and techn…
 
How can parents and caregivers best support their K-12 students? Gloria Corral of the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) answers common questions about helping your student thrive, connecting with school staff and teachers, how to get the information you need, accessing school resources and more. Series: "Education Channel" [Education] […
 
This symposium addresses several important distinctly human characteristics that range from molecules, to metabolism, anatomy, disease, and behavior. Goals include transdisciplinary interactions, improved self-understanding, promotion of ethically sound studies to explain known differences, and the generation of new, potentially unexplored, insight…
 
Technology is clearly central to human life and evolution but remains hard to define and study. Emory University professor Dietrich Stout discusses an evolutionarily motivated definition of technology that highlights three key features: material production, social collaboration, and cultural reproduction. This perspective has important implications…
 
Helen Epstein, a prolific journalist and author, discusses her mother's memoir about her life in Nazi-occupied Europe. "Franci's War" starts in 1942 when 22-year-old Franci Rabinek began a three-year journey that would take her from Terezin, the Nazis’ “model ghetto,” to the Czech family camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, slave labor camps in Hamburg, and…
 
Humans and many other species have biologically endowed abilities for discriminating “quantities” to some degree (e.g., subitizing), but only humans, via the distinct capacity of “symbolic reference” exhibit “number” — i.e., exact symbolic quantification. Language, with its symbolic properties although present in all human cultures, is a necessary …
 
The impacts of climate change and the urgency to act have not gone unnoticed in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The Institute of the Americas (IOA) has released a policy white paper entitled, Nationally Determined Contributions Across the America: A Comparative Hemispheric Analysis in an effort to better assess progress made to date by count…
 
Joel Dimsdale discusses his latest book “Dark Persuasion: A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media,” which traces the evolution of brainwashing from its beginnings in torture and religious conversion into the age of neuroscience and social media. Dimsdale is distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Die…
 
Beginning in the 1950s, the United States embarked on an elaborate program to study how LSD might be used to alter the behavior of an enemy. This collaboration between academia and government conducted astonishing studies with little regard for the ethics of experimentation. Joel E. Dimsdale, MD, describes how this research program evolved and shar…
 
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