Like trick-or-treaters sorting their Halloween candy haul, fox squirrels apparently organize their stashes of nuts by variety, quality and possibly even preference, according to new UC Berkeley research. The study, published today in the Royal Society Open Science journal, is the first to show... Read more
The department congratulates Qing Zhou on her thesis, "Parenting Practices of Contemporary Indigenous Families in Taiwan: Influences by Socio-Cultural Factors and Impacts on Children’s Early Academic Development". She has been chosen to receive a $19,635 award from the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan... Read more
Ask Siri to find a math tutor to help you “grasp” calculus and she’s likely to respond that your request is beyond her abilities. That’s because metaphors like “grasp” are difficult for Apple’s voice-controlled personal assistant to, well, grasp. But new UC Berkeley research suggests that Siri and... Read more

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