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the social scientist

The Social Scientist is a digital magazine from the UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences for the division's alumni, faculty/staff and friends. It comes out every other month. "We Do the Science of Society," so our stories cover almost anything you can imagine.

July/ August 2019

In this issue ... Try some math at bedtime - economic worries - and more

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