UCI social scientists are experts in fields ranging from digital play to gender
pay. In this reboot of our ExpertON series, they share insight on important issues
and timely topics that span the human experience. Watch and listen in below.
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UCI language scientist Richard Futrell shares his work on how we derive meaning from text and sound
UCI cognitive scientist Megan Peters shares her work to unlock mysteries of the mind
UCI sociologist Edwin Amenta shares his latest work analyzing more than a century of digitized news to highlight how journalists reported on hundreds of causes, and the consequences of their coverage
UCI cognitive scientist and sleep expert Sara Mednick breaks down upstate and downstate biological rhythms and activities that improve health and well-being
Eve Darian-Smith, professor and chair of global and international studies at UC Irvine, breaks down the role political and economic decisions play in our world's mounting climate crisis
Bill Maurer, social sciences dean and anthropology and law professor, talks cryptocurrency, credit cards and the future of cash
Gustavo Oliveira and Li Zhang, global and international studies, offer insight on the global supply chain crisis and alternative solutions for holiday spends
Watch: Michael McBride, UCI economist, breaks down his new metrics for player valuation based on team contributions, rather than individual skill
Belinda Campos, UCI Chicano/Latino studies professor and chair, dives into her research on unique sociocultural contexts that can be beneficial for relationships and protective of health
Cailin O'Connor and Jim Weatherall, UCI Logic and Philosophy of Science