Faculty News

Distinguished Research Professor Robert Bjork Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor Robert Bjork for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Established by an Act of Congress and signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the Academy is charged with providing advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors a scientist in the United States can receive. More information is available at the UCLA Newsroom.


Graduate News

Claudia Aguirre receives the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Claudia Aguirre (BNS Area) for receiving the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award. The fellowship recognizes graduate students who have achieved distinction through outstanding scholarship, teaching, and University citizenship.

Psychology graduate students receive the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Congratulations to the graduate student recipients of the 2022 NSF GRFP. The NSF GRFP is a three-year fellowship, which provides a yearly $34,000 stipend and $12,000 in fees.

Blades, Robin (incoming Health Area)
Cannova, Elena (incoming Clinical Area)
Chen, Belinda (Clinical Area)
Dayley, Pamala (Social Area)
Franco, Corinna (Cognitive Area)
Huber, Christina (Social Area)
Matos, Leezet (Social Area)
Parker, Jordan (Health Area)
Sargent, Kaia (Clinical Area)
Smola, Xochitl Arlene (Developmental Area)

Undergrad News

Bruin Bound – Prospective Students

Congratulations on being accepted to the No. 1 public university in the nation! Now it’s time to celebrate, connect with fellow students and explore Bruin life through tours and events created especially for you.

Please visit our prospective student page for more detailed information about the Psychology Department and our majors.

Spring 2022 Enrollment Information

Spring Enrollment is underway! Did you know that you can check out the Schedule of Classes and look up your enrollment appointments on MyUCLA now (click on Classes -> Plan & Enroll -> Enrollment Appointments)?

Transforming Psychology

A New Era for UCLA Psychology

Please visit our Transforming Psychology website for information about exciting plans to transform UCLA’s iconic Psychology Tower (now named Pritzker Hall) into a collaborative, modern learning and research environment for one of the nation’s top psychology departments.

Faculty Spotlight

Highlighting Faculty Member Melissa Sharpe

We study the neural pathways that contribute to forming different types of memories. We use modern neuroscience tools that allow us to record and manipulate specific neuronal populations in the awake, freelymoving (and learning!) rodent during formation and recollection of new memories.

Latest messages to the UCLA community

GSR – UCLA Department of Psychology

Starting date: June 20, 2022 End date: September 16, 2022 Compensation: This summer GSR position is funded at 50% time

Academic Student Opportunities

Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) – Department of Psychology – Summer 2022

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