Posts by: Stacy Nagai

What: Chapman University first-year students move-in day to the residence halls and Opening Convocation

When: Move-in day is Tuesday, August 21, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with orientation week lasting through Sunday, August 26. The fall semester begins Monday, August 27. Opening Convocation will feature speaker Dolores Huerta, who founded the United Farm Workers union […]

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Why and how humans share food resources differs uniquely from any other species. In this new research, the authors wanted to study the choice between stealing and sharing where there is only voluntary engagement, with no external enforcement agency. Hoping to shed light on the origins of human cooperation and exchange, they conducted an experiment […]

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Orange County teens are facing varied and more frequent types of dating violence than any generation before them. Chapman University researchers have partnered with Orange County domestic violence agency Laura’s House to determine how prevalent this issue is amongst teens to aid prevention efforts.

National studies historically have researched the rate of physical violence, not […]

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What: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new research findings this week that about 1 in 59 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder. It occurs in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups and is four times more common among boys than girls. One in in six children in the United States […]

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Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by males decreases payoffs for both sexes. Furthermore, men are willing to punish people who have done nothing wrong, except cooperate to the fullest extent possible.

Results suggest […]

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Chapman University faculty today released a survey of Orange County’s social and political attitudes. The results show Orange County residents’ views on a host of issues, including housing, homelessness, gun control and President Trump.

OC No Longer “Red” County

The results show that the historically right-leaning, largely conservative county has fundamentally shifted to more […]

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Many women in science are raising concerns over the fact that parents with young children are often excluded from fully participating in academic conference activities.

Early-stage researchers in the sciences often try to attend face-to-face academic conferences to advance their career by communicating new discoveries, forming collaborations, meeting potential funding agencies and recruiting new students. […]

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Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies (IQS) has partnered with Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to facilitate joint research, collaboration, and visiting positions.

This partnership combines two leading institutes dedicated to theoretical physics. Perimeter is the world’s largest independent center devoted to theoretical physics research, training, and outreach. Chapman […]

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What:                         Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies will welcome Cosmologist Neil Turok, Director of the Perimeter Institute (the world’s largest center devoted to theoretical physics). A close contributor with famed physicist Stephen Hawking, Dr. Turok will discuss the “Quantum Universe.” Observations reveal the cosmos to be astonishingly simple, and yet deeply puzzling, on the […]

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Chapman University researchers have published new findings on the oral tradition skills of a small forager society located in the Bolivian Amazon rainforest. The Tsimane are an indigenous population of about 16,000 who depend on gardening, gathering, hunting and fishing for their survival.

The Tsimane use stories, music and dream interpretation to pass on traditional […]

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