San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University, (SFSU) is a public state university established in 1899 and one of 23 campuses of the California State University System. In California, the University of California System and the California State University System are separate and distinct entitites. SFSU has more about 30,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, professional degree and certificate programs. SFSU is noted for its biomedical research, astronomy, geophysics, plant biology and its international outreach for students around the globe to apply and attend SFSU graduate programs.

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1600 Holloway Avenue . San Francisco , CA 94132
Website
http://www.sfsu.edu/
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Health

Study compares athlete and truck driver, identical twins

When it comes to being fit, are genes or lifestyle—nature or nurture—more important? Researchers at San Francisco State University, CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly, Pomona removed the nature part of the equation by studying ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Math + good posture = better scores

If you've ever felt like a deer in the headlights before taking a math test or speaking before a large group of people, you could benefit from a simple change in posture. As part of a new study by researchers at San Francisco ...

Sports Medicine & Kinesiology

Study of female weightlifters crushes stereotype

In the first-ever study of its kind, San Francisco State University and California State University, Fullerton researchers found that elite women weightlifters have the same amount—and in some cases more—of the muscle ...

Neuroscience

Study shows complex ideas can enter consciousness automatically

It's difficult to look at pictures of cars shown on a computer and then keep yourself from saying "car" inside your head the next time one shows up on the screen—even when someone tells you to avoid saying it. Now, a new ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Seeking happiness? Remember the good times, forget the regrets

People who look at the past through rose-tinted glasses are happier than those who focus on negative past experiences and regrets, according to a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers explore how information enters our brains

Think you're totally in control of your thoughts? Maybe not as much as you think, according to a new San Francisco State University study that examines how thoughts that lead to actions enter our consciousness.

Psychology & Psychiatry

For happiness, remember the good times, forget the regrets

(Medical Xpress) -- People who look at the past through rose-tinted glasses are happier than those who focus on regrets about the past, according to new research conducted by Assistant Professor of Psychology Ryan Howell.

Autism spectrum disorders

'Integrated Play Groups' help children with autism

It's an often-agonizing challenge facing any parent of a child with autism: How can I help my son or daughter socialize with his or her typically developing peers? The solution, SF State's Pamela Wolfberg found, may lie in ...

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