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Welcome New Bruins!

Date published: 7/14/2015

Welcome new Transfer and Freshmen students to UCLA!

We look forward to working with you throughout your undergraduate career here in the Psychology Department at UCLA.

Welcome new Transfer and Freshmen students to UCLA!

We look forward to working with you throughout your undergraduate career here in the Psychology Department at UCLA.

Microsoft Windows 10

Date published: 7/9/2015

Microsoft Windows 10 is coming at the end of July 2015.  

For the first time ever, Microsoft is offering Windows 10 as a free downloadable update.  You may have already seen a notification icon on your computer (circled in red within the image shown hereunder) that allows you to click on it and reserve a copy:

Lara Ray Wins RSA Young Investigator Award

Date published: 7/6/2015

Professor Lara Ray received the Young Investigator Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism last month during the society's annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Professor Lara Ray received the Young Investigator Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism last month during the society's annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Alan Castel in Harvard Business Review

Date published: 7/2/2015

Professor Castel was recently interviewed by Harvard Business Review about the Apple logo recollection activity that he and his colleagues administered.

Professor Castel was recently interviewed by Harvard Business Review about the Apple logo recollection activity that he and his colleagues administered.

Highlighting Faculty Member Julienne Bower

Date published: 7/1/2015

The mind and body are linked in complex and interesting ways. My research examines the interactions between these systems and their implications for their health and well-being, with a focus on the immune system.

The mind and body are linked in complex and interesting ways. My research examines the interactions between these systems and their implications for their health and well-being, with a focus on the immune system.

Professor Lieberman Received Career Trajectory Award

Date published: 6/30/2015

Matthew Lieberman was awarded the 2015 SESP Career Trajectory Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

Matthew Lieberman was awarded the 2015 SESP Career Trajectory Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

Janet Tomiyama Awarded NSF CAREER Grant

Date published: 6/26/2015

Professor Tomiyama was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Grant titled Testing a biobehavioral clinic model of weight stigma.

Professor Tomiyama was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Grant titled Testing a biobehavioral clinic model of weight stigma.

Michelle Craske Awarded International Francqui Professor Chair

Date published: 6/25/2015

Professor Craske has been awarded the prestigious International Francqui Professor Chair, based jointly at several Belgian universities. A conference will be held next year focusing on her work as well as a variety of festivities and a lecture series.

Professor Craske has been awarded the prestigious International Francqui Professor Chair, based jointly at several Belgian universities. A conference will be held next year focusing on her work as well as a variety of festivities and a lecture series.

Psychology Staff Spotlight - Candice Carpio

Date published: 6/12/2015

Candice Carpio is the first recipient of the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award. Candice has served as the Assistant to the Chair for the past year and was nominated for this award by multiple managers and while Candice is always willing to go above and beyond in her work duties, this was especially true over the past 3 months. Because of the staffing shortage in our Academic Personnel office she helped with many aspects of the searches process from beginning to end.

Lieberman Research Gains Attention

Date published: 6/4/2015

A recent study by Matt Lieberman, Robert Spunt and Meghan Meyer explains the popularity of Facebook as a diversion for those needing a break.

A recent study by Matt Lieberman, Robert Spunt and Meghan Meyer explains the popularity of Facebook as a diversion for those needing a break.

Clinical Area Student Award Winners

Date published: 6/1/2015

We congratulate clinical area students who were honored at a Clinical Area Awards Reception on May 28 for their excellence in research.

We congratulate clinical area students who were honored at a Clinical Area Awards Reception on May 28 for their excellence in research.

7 Psychology Graduate Students receive the DYF!

Date published: 5/29/2015

Congratulations to the UCLA Psychology Graduate Students who received the UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship!

Congratulations to the UCLA Psychology Graduate Students who received the UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship!

Department Teaching Awards Ceremony

SAVE THE DATE!

Department Teaching Awards Ceremony
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 4pm
3534 Franz Hall

Refreshments will be served.

Event Location: 
3534 Franz Hall
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Reduced Undergraduate Office and Advising Hours July 2nd and 3rd

Date published: 5/29/2015

Please note that the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will have reduced advising and office hours on July 2nd. Additionally, the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office, along with campus, will be closed on July 3rd.

Please note that the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will have reduced advising and office hours on July 2nd. Additionally, the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office, along with campus, will be closed on July 3rd.

Fifteenth Annual Jeffrey Lecture - Stanislas Dehaene, PhD

The UCLA Department of Psychology
cordially invites you to attend the
15th Annual Jeffrey Lecture on Cognitive Neuroscience

Understanding Consciousness: From the Lab to the Clinic

Stanislas Dehaene, Ph.D.
Professor, Collége de France
Director, French Institute of Health and Medical Research

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Lecture with reception to follow

UCLA Faculty Center, California Room

(RSVP closed)

Event Location: 
Faculty Center - California Room
Event Date and Time: 
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Lara Ray Research Gains Attention

Date published: 5/21/2015

Professor Lara Ray’s NIDA-funded research, recently published the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, has received some media attention.

Professor Lara Ray’s NIDA-funded research, recently published the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, has received some media attention.

Graduate Students Receive 2015 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

Date published: 5/19/2015

Congratulations to our graduate students who were yet again successful in receiving Graduate Division fellowships!

Congratulations to our graduate students who were yet again successful in receiving Graduate Division fellowships!

Undergraduate Research and Fieldwork Opportunities in Psychology Workshop May 18th, 3:00-4:00pm

Date published: 5/12/2015

The Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will be holding a workshop on Research and Fieldwork Opportunities in Psychology.

The Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will be holding a workshop on Research and Fieldwork Opportunities in Psychology.

Christopher Begeny receives 2015 Monica Salinas Scholarship!

Date published: 5/7/2015

Congratulations to PhD graduate student, Christopher Begeny, for receiving the UCLA Psychology's 2015 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship!

Congratulations to PhD graduate student, Christopher Begeny, for receiving the UCLA Psychology's 2015 Monica Salinas Summer Scholarship!

Highlighting Faculty Member Alan Castel

Date published: 5/4/2015

Memory can change in a variety of interesting ways as we get older, but it doesn’t simply get worse. I am interested in how certain aspects of memory are impaired, enhanced or maintained in old age, and to what degree people are aware of principles that guide memory (a form of metacognition).

Memory can change in a variety of interesting ways as we get older, but it doesn’t simply get worse. I am interested in how certain aspects of memory are impaired, enhanced or maintained in old age, and to what degree people are aware of principles that guide memory (a form of metacognition).

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