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Two Professors Receive UCLA Life Sciences Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Assistant Teaching Professor Steve Bennoun and Assistant Professor Dave Clewett for receiving 2024 UCLA Life Sciences Excellence Awards. Dr. Bennoun’s award is for Excellence in Educational Innovation. Dr. Clewett’s award is for Excellence in Research.

Prof. Tomiyama Voted President-Elect of Society for Biopsychosocial Science and Medicine

Congratulations to Professor Janet Tomiyama for being voted the 83rd President-Elect of the Society for Biopsychosocial Science and Medicine (SBSM; formerly the American Psychosomatic Society).

 

Graduate News


Congratulations to Alexair Gonzalez (Social Area), Gustavo Martir Luna (Social Area), Gil Moreu (Social Area), Kasheena Rogbeer (Social Area), and Ryan Sabillo (Social Area) for receiving Political Psychology Fellowships

Alexair Gonzalez (Social Area), Gustavo Martir Luna (Social Area), Gil Moreu (Social Area), Kasheena Rogbeer (Social Area), and Ryan Sabillo (Social Area) received the Political Psychology Fellowships. The Political Psychology Fellowship is awarded to doctoral students specializing in political psychology, the study of mass politics, and/or intergroup relations, enrolled in either the Psychology or Political Science Departments.

Congratulations to Erjing Zhang (Developmental Area) for receiving the Patricia Greenfield International and Out-of-State Field Research Award in Culture & Human Development

Erjing Zhang received the Patricia Greenfield International and Out-of-State Field Research Award in Culture & Human Development. This annual award is designed to facilitate graduate student research in a wide variety of settings, supporting diverse scholarship that explores the relationship between culture and human development.

Undergrad News


Spring 2024 Enrollment

The Spring 2024 Schedule of Classes is available for students to review to plan Spring quarter schedules. The Psychology Department is also excited to offer new Spring 2024 Enrollment Workshops to provide enrollment assistance to departmental majors (Psychology, Psychobiology, and Cognitive Science). To receive assistance with planning your Spring quarter schedule, please attend an enrollment workshop or watch the recording. For additional advising questions, students should attend in-person Psychology drop-in advising in 1530 Pritzker Hall.

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 Ian Krajbich

When we make decisions, we often don’t immediately know what to choose. What is the process by which we evaluate and compare our options? My work combines choice-process data and computational modeling to understand how we gather and process information while making preference-based decisions.

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