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Special News and Events including Faculty Spotlights, News and other Special Events

UCLA Science Faculty Research Colloquium
Professor Matthew Lieberman will be giving a lecture on Monday, April 12, at 4 p.m.
Jaana Juvonen and Tom Bradbury in documentary
See Professors Juvonen and Bradbury in PBS documentary "This Emotional Life."
Shelley Taylor receives award!
Professor Taylor is a recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award
Patricia Greenfield receives award!
Professor Greenfield is a recipient of the APA Division 7 Lifetime Achievement Award
Can thinking of a loved one reduce your pain?
Assistant Professor Naomi Eisenberger's "Psychological Science" study underscores the importance of social relationships and staying socially connected.
Winter Holiday Closure
UCLA campus will be closed between Saturday, December 18, 2010 and Sunday, January 2, 2011.
Diversity Science Initiative
The Department of Psychology launches new Diversity Science Initative to advance theoretical and research perspectives on underrepresented minority groups in the behavioral sciences.
Marschak Colloquium: November 6
"Interpersonal Comparisons for 2 of 4 Types of People" presentation by R. Duncan Luce, Distinguished Research Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, Irvine
Symposium on the Science of Learning in Medical Education, October 30
Keynote Address: Elizabeth Ligon Bjork, PhD will speak on introducing "desired difficulty" in teaching in order to boost retention of knowledge.
Dr. Carl Wieman: Campus-wide Address
Dr. Wieman, Nobel Laureate in physics, has devoted his recent career to upgrading the effectiveness of the teaching and learning of science. EVERYONE IS INVITED
Department of Psychology Fall Reception
The Department will be hosting the annual fall reception to welcome new faculty and staff on Thursday, October 22, 2009.
Department of Psychology Teaching Awards Ceremony
The UCLA Department of Psychology will hold its annual Department Teaching Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 4, 2009.
Will the economic crisis lead to major societal changes?
Professor Patricia Greenfield's theory describes how values, behavior are shaped by societies
Michael J. Goldstein Memorial Lecture
"The Causes of Schizophrenia: From the Street to the Striatum"
Alcino Silva receives two awards!
Professor Alcino Silva awarded the Order of Prince Henry and the Roche Award for Translational Neuroscience.
Wonderful news: Shelley Taylor elected to the National Academy of Sciences!
Distinguished Professor Shelley Taylor, one of three UCLA professors, elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences April 28 "in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research," the academy announced. UCLA now has 33 members overall.
Can research provide the secrets of a healthy romance?
Professors Thomas Bradbury and Benjamin Karney share the secret rules of a great relationship.
Second Annual UCLA Day for Alumni
UCLA alumni are invited back to campus on Saturday, May 9 for this exciting new UCLA tradition.
Professor Andy Christensen Award Recipient
Congratulations to Professor Andy Christensen for receiving the Samuel M. Turner Clinical Research Award!
Welcome to the UCLA Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology, one of the largest and most productive departments in the nation, is housed in Franz Hall. Its state-of-the-art facilities, numerous resources and renowned faculty provide ample opportunity for innovative research.
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