Faculty News

Prof. Abramson Receives 2023 Eugen Weber Award for Distinguished Collegium Teaching

Congratulations to Research Professor Paul Abramson for receiving the 2023 Eugen Weber Award for Distinguished Collegium Teaching in recognition of his outstanding contribution to teaching in the Honors Collegium.

Prof. Lieberman Receives 2023 Distinguished Scholar Award

Congratulations to Professor Matt Lieberman for receiving the 2023 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society. The award honors a scholar who has made distinctively valuable research contributions by significantly advancing our understanding of the biological basis of social and affective processes or expanding the core of social and affective neuroscience discipline.


Graduate News

Icy (Yunyi) Zhang Receives the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Icy (Yunyi) Zhang (Developmental Area) for receiving the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award! Only 4 exceptional graduate students are chosen each year to receive this prestigious award. The fellowship recognizes graduate students who have achieved distinction through outstanding scholarship, teaching and University citizenship.

Sierra Moon (Bear) Goldstein and Charlotte Kelly Receive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program

Congratulations to Sierra Moon (Bear) Goldstein (Social Area in Professor Matthew Lieberman’s lab) and Charlotte Kelly (Cognitive Area in Professor Ladan Shams’ lab) on being awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) sponsored by the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force!

Undergrad News

Dean’s Prize Award Winner

Congrats to Jiayang Li, a second year Cognitive Science major who was recently awarded the Dean’s Prize for Undergraduate Research at the 2023 UCLA Undergraduate Research Week!

Spring 2023 Enrollment

The Spring 2023 Schedule of Classes is now available. Psychology Undergraduate Advisors are available to assist both virtually and in-person. To request advising, submit your request via Message Center on myUCLA. Please include any specific questions you might have, and we will get back to you in approximately 5-7 business days (not including weekends and holidays). Note that advising is extremely busy during enrollment! Please be patient and know your advisors are working extremely hard to support you and your peers during this time.  Thank you for understanding!

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 Rena Repetti

We all know that common daily experiences – good or bad – and our emotional reactions to them can slide under our conscious radar and are easily dismissed. But do their effects disappear? When they keep repeating, what is the long-term impact on us and on our families?

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