Nina Raffio is a media relations specialist with USC University Communications.
Stories by Nina Raffio:
Researchers find music education benefits youth wellbeing
Results highlight areas for state legislators and school leaders to consider as they expand music education programs across California.
How old is your brain, really? Artificial intelligence knows
AI-powered analysis developed at USC accurately reflects risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease based on brain age.
What makes a movement go viral? Social media, social justice coalesce under #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd
A USC study is among the first to measure the link between social media posts and participation in the #BlackLivesMatter protests after the 2020 death of George Floyd.
Crypto’s reckoning: Bankruptcies, congressional inquiry this week come in wake of FTX’s collapse
USC experts forecast the future of cryptocurrency ahead of congressional hearings on FTX debacle.
Prices take flight ahead of Thanksgiving, Black Friday
Consumers may need to consider more cost-effective alternatives as compounding economic crises make it more expensive to enjoy holiday traditions we know and love. USC experts explain.
COP27 summit: Eyes on Russia-Ukraine as global energy, food insecurity threaten U.N. climate ambitions
USC experts weigh in on the impacts of the protracted conflict on climate change as world leaders convene for the annual climate summit — an event being held against the backdrop of Russian supply chain manipulation.
USC poll highlights the economy, homelessness and violence against election workers as top voter issues
A recent USC Price poll shows that Golden State voters agree on many issues, such as concerns about inflation and homelessness, but that they are significantly divided on questions about free speech and environmental regulation.
Nearly 3 years since start of pandemic, USC Dornsife report shows how life in L.A. is changing
Overall life satisfaction continues to decline and racial discrimination against Asian and Black Angelenos remains high, but fewer people are planning to leave the county, according to a new LABarometer livability and affordability survey.
What older adults do while they sit affects dementia risk, study indicates
Researchers at USC explored the link between sedentary behavior and risk of dementia, find that type of activity matters when it comes to brain aging.