News and Events

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

Event Location: 
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!

Criminally Minded

The Third Annual Psychology Interdisciplinary Events Symposium

The Third Annual Psychology Interdisciplinary Events Symposium

Event Location: 
CNSI Auditorium
Event Date and Time: 
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Janet Tomiyama - In the News

Date published: 5/7/2014

Janet Tomiyama's JAMA Pediatric research has garnered some national news coverage.

Janet Tomiyama's JAMA Pediatric research has garnered some national news coverage.

Phill Kellman - Appointed to SEP

Date published: 5/7/2014

Professor Phill Kellman was recently appointed to the Society of Experimental Psychology. SEP is a small, highly selective group of top academic psychologists. The current Chair of SEP, Barbara Knowlton, hosted its annual meeting at UCLA earlier this month.

Professor Phill Kellman was recently appointed to the Society of Experimental Psychology. SEP is a small, highly selective group of top academic psychologists. The current Chair of SEP, Barbara Knowlton, hosted its annual meeting at UCLA earlier this month.

Kelly Elizabeth Courtney wins Young Award!

Date published: 5/5/2014

Kelly is a recipient of the 2014 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award

Kelly is a recipient of the 2014 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award

Sophos Anti-Virus v.7 for Mac no longer supported

Date published: 4/16/2014

NOTE: This announcement is applicable only to Macs with Sophos Anti-Virus version 7.

NOTE: This announcement is applicable only to Macs with Sophos Anti-Virus version 7.

The Heartbleed security flaw

Date published: 4/10/2014

Information about the Heartbleed Bug

Information about the Heartbleed Bug

Highlighting Faculty Member Denise Chavira

Date published: 4/7/2014

My research has focused on understanding the causes of child and adolescent anxiety, examining the impact of culture on psychopathology, and developing effective ways to extend psychosocial interventions to underserved groups.

My research has focused on understanding the causes of child and adolescent anxiety, examining the impact of culture on psychopathology, and developing effective ways to extend psychosocial interventions to underserved groups.

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