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Highlighting Faculty Member Aaron Blaisdell

Date published: 3/1/2019

Dr. Blaisdell is interested in the animal mind. He and his lab use behavioral procedures to explore the interaction between bottom-up associative learning processes and top-down rational decision making processes. Particular interests include spatial cognition, causal reasoning, rule learning, and mental imagery.

Dr. Blaisdell is interested in the animal mind. He and his lab use behavioral procedures to explore the interaction between bottom-up associative learning processes and top-down rational decision making processes. Particular interests include spatial cognition, causal reasoning, rule learning, and mental imagery.

Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Fund

Date published: 2/13/2019

We all lost a tremendous friend, colleague, and scientist when Jenessa Shapiro passed away at the end of last year. Please consider donating to the Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Graduate Fund.  If you are able to contribute to this fund, no matter how small of a contribution, it will be greatly appreciated. You can make a gift online by visiting the following website https://ucla.in/2N3aNYx

We all lost a tremendous friend, colleague, and scientist when Jenessa Shapiro passed away at the end of last year. Please consider donating to the Jenessa Shapiro Memorial Graduate Fund.  If you are able to contribute to this fund, no matter how small of a contribution, it will be greatly appreciated. You can make a gift online by visiting the following website https://ucla.in/2N3aNYx

Aaron Lim receives the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Aaron Lim (Clinical Area) for receiving the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program Predoctoral Fellowship Award. This award program supports the mentored training of predoctoral level students with clear and direct commitment to and potential for contributing to the advancement of tobacco-related research priorities.

Adam Gold receives the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Adam Gold (BNS Area) for receiving the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant for his outstanding proposal, “RNA-mediated mechanisms of memory expression.”

Kimberly Martin receives the Diversity Graduate Travel Award and the Graduate Travel Award

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Kimberly Martin (Social Area) for receiving the Diversity Graduate Travel Award as well as the Graduate Travel Award to attend the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference.

Congratulations to Michelle Craske

Date published: 1/29/2019

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Craske for being selected as the next holder of the Joanne and George Miller and Family Endowed Chair, a term chair held in the UCLA Brain Research Institute (BRI).

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Katherine Fang

Date published: 1/25/2019

Katherine Fang has been selected to receive the Winter 2019 Staff Spotlight Award! Katherine is a Sr. Fund Manager in Financial Services and she has been instrumental in maintaining our business operations on track after the Financial Specialist position was vacated early in the fall quarter. In addition to her regular workload as a fund manager, she stepped in to serve as a resource for the rest of the fund management team while we have worked to recruit a new specialist.

Professor Adriana Galván Wins the Troland Research Award

Date published: 1/24/2019

Congratulations to Professor Adriana Galván for receiving the prestigious Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences for her pioneering work studying adolescent brain development and behavior!

Patricia Greenfield to Receive 2019 Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Psychology Award

Date published: 1/17/2019

Congratulations to Professor Patricia Greenfield for being selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Psychology Award! It will be presented at the Cultural Psychology Preconference to the SPSP (Society for Personality and Social Psychology) meeting in February in Portland, OR.

Research by Professors Kellman and Lu and Team Receives Media Attention

Date published: 1/10/2019

A study by Professors Philip Kellman and Hongjing Lu, graduate student Nicholas Baker, and postdoc Gennady Erlikhman, published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, is being prominently featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

A study by Professors Philip Kellman and Hongjing Lu, graduate student Nicholas Baker, and postdoc Gennady Erlikhman, published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, is being prominently featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

THE UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY ADVISING OFFICE HAS MOVED TO 2812 LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING

Date published: 1/3/2019

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Winter 2019.

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Winter 2019.

Joao Guassi Moreira receives the American Psychological Association Early Graduate Student Researcher Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Joao Guassi Moreira (Developmental Area) for receiving the American Psychological Association (APA) Early Graduate Student Researcher Award. This award program recognizes students for conducting outstanding research early in their graduate training.

Giovanni (Gio) Ramos selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity Institute

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Giovanni (Gio) Ramos (Clinical Area) for being selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity (LEAD) Institute. The LEAD Institute will take place on February 23, 2019, and will provide professional development, networking, and leadership skills for graduate students and early career professionals.

Amy Sewart receives the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Amy Sewart (Clinical Area) for receiving the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award. Amy will use the award funds to go to The University of Hong Kong to get further psychophysiological data training.

Ariana Bell receives the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Ariana Bell (Social Area) for receiving the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award.

This department endowed award of $2,000 provides funds for dissertation research on the reduction of human aggression or on positive social behavior. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

 

Annette Stanton to Receive 17th Holland Distinguished Leadership Award

Date published: 12/7/2018

Congratulations to Professor Annette Stanton, who will receive another major honor this winter, the 17th Holland Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society at APOS Annual Conference in Atlanta in February 2019.

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