News and Events

Phil Goff Appeared on O'Reilly Factor

Date published: 9/29/2014

Professor Phillip Goff appeared as a commentator on the Fox News O'Reilly Factor TV show on September 25, related to the resignation of US Attorney General Eric Holder.

Professor Phillip Goff appeared as a commentator on the Fox News O'Reilly Factor TV show on September 25, related to the resignation of US Attorney General Eric Holder.

Research by Nestojko and Bjork receive international coverage

Date published: 9/11/2014

The article, titled “Expecting to teach enhances learning and organization of knowledge in free recall of text passages” (Nestojko, Bui, Kornell, Bjork), appeared in Memory & Cognition.

The article, titled “Expecting to teach enhances learning and organization of knowledge in free recall of text passages” (Nestojko, Bui, Kornell, Bjork), appeared in Memory & Cognition.

Highlighting Faculty Member Lara Ray

Date published: 9/3/2014

Dr. Lara Ray received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. During her graduate degree she completed interdisciplinary training in behavioral genetics and neuroscience. Dr. Ray completed a predoctoral clinical internship at Brown University Medical School where she stayed for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. After her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Ray joined the faculty at the UCLA Clinical Psychology Program where she is currently an Associate Professor.

Dr. Lara Ray received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. During her graduate degree she completed interdisciplinary training in behavioral genetics and neuroscience. Dr. Ray completed a predoctoral clinical internship at Brown University Medical School where she stayed for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. After her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Ray joined the faculty at the UCLA Clinical Psychology Program where she is currently an Associate Professor.

Greenfield and Uhls research garner national news coverage

Date published: 8/29/2014

Research by Professor Patricia Greenfield and Graduate Student Yalda Uhls is featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

Psychology Faculty - Winners of SPSP Awards

Date published: 8/21/2014

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) has awarded Anne Peplau the 2014 Career Contribution Award and Matt Lieberman the 2014 Media Book Prize for the Promotion of Social & Personal Science.

2014 UCLA Psychology Commencement Video

Date published: 8/5/2014

Seven hundred and fifteen students participated in the Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Celebration on Saturday, June 14th, 2014. We wish our students much success in their futures!

Seven hundred and fifteen students participated in the Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Celebration on Saturday, June 14th, 2014. We wish our students much success in their futures!

Welcome New Students!

Date published: 8/4/2014

Welcome new Transfer and Freshman students to UCLA!  

We look forward to working with you throughout your undergraduate career here in the Pyschology Department.  Please note that Fall quarter begins on September 19th, with instruction beginning on September 22nd.

Highlighting Faculty Member Ted Robles

Date published: 6/20/2014

We know that having happy, high quality social relationships is good for our physical health. We also know that unhappy, distressed social relationships are related to poorer physical health. My research focuses on how social relationships “get under our skin” to affect our physical health.

We know that having happy, high quality social relationships is good for our physical health. We also know that unhappy, distressed social relationships are related to poorer physical health. My research focuses on how social relationships “get under our skin” to affect our physical health.

Psychology Department Featured on Daily Bruin Radio

Date published: 6/13/2014

Daily Bruin Radio spoke with students to explore why Psychology majors are so popular.

Daily Bruin Radio spoke with students to explore why Psychology majors are so popular.

Stan Schein and Martin Monti Honored at Life Science Award Ceremony

Date published: 6/11/2014

Professor Schein was selected for the Life Science Award for Outstanding Research Publication, Full Professor and Professor Monti was selected for the Life Science Award for Outstanding Research Publication, Assistant Professor. They were both honored at the Life Science Award Ceremony and Reception on June 3.

Maintenance/Downtime for Department Copiers and Grad Lab

Date published: 6/2/2014

Please note the maintenance window below.

Please note the maintenance window below.

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado Receives Award

Date published: 5/27/2014

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado, a second year Developmental graduate student, was recently awarded a prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The award is highly competitive and only 60 awards are given out nationally.

Annette Stanton Receives Award

Date published: 5/27/2014

Professor Stanton has been awarded the Contributions to International Collaborations Award of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine, for her outstanding contributions to behavioral medicine, including her strong contributions to improving international collaboration in this field.

UGSP Alumni Conference

Underrepresented Graduate Students in Psychology Alumni Conference - Friday, May 30, 2014

Underrepresented Graduate Students in Psychology Alumni Conference - Friday, May 30, 2014

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Franz Hall 3534
Event Date and Time: 
Fri, 05/30/2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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The Science of Relationships: From Romance to Rejection

Date published: 5/19/2014

UCLA Department of Psychology hosted a special presentation and discussion on May 13, 2010.

UCLA Department of Psychology hosted a special presentation and discussion on May 13, 2010.

Matthew Lieberman Quoted in The New York Times

Date published: 5/16/2014

Professor Matthew Lieberman was quoted in The New York Times in an article about how people seek approval through social media.

Professor Matthew Lieberman was quoted in The New York Times in an article about how people seek approval through social media.

Michelle Craske Elected President of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapy

Date published: 5/14/2014

Michelle Craske has been elected to serve as President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy during 2015-2016 year.

Michelle Craske has been elected to serve as President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy during 2015-2016 year.

Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology

Date published: 5/12/2014

URJP's first publication is now available online!

URJP's first publication is now available online!

Vickie Mays Quoted in the Los Angeles Daily News

Date published: 5/8/2014

Professor Mays featured on a news article about Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers

Professor Mays featured on a news article about Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers

Patricia Greenfield elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Date published: 5/8/2014

Patricia Greenfield has recently been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Congratulations to Patricia!

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