News and Events

Highlighting New Faculty Member Jesse Rissman

Date published: 4/3/2013

My research uses behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to study the mechanisms of human memory. A core focus is on understanding how the brain flexibly regulates the formation, maintenance, and retrieval of memories depending on our present circumstances and behavioral goals.

My research uses behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to study the mechanisms of human memory. A core focus is on understanding how the brain flexibly regulates the formation, maintenance, and retrieval of memories depending on our present circumstances and behavioral goals.

Mac Lab closed for Winter 2013

Date published: 4/2/2013

A258 will be closed due to a facility upgrade.

A258 will be closed due to a facility upgrade.

IACCP LA 2013 Conference

Date published: 3/7/2013

Graduate students in Psychology are encouraged to submit presentations as well as to volunteer at the IACCP Conference to be held at UCLA June 20-22, 2013.

Graduate students in Psychology are encouraged to submit presentations as well as to volunteer at the IACCP Conference to be held at UCLA June 20-22, 2013.

Cari Gillen-O'Neel wins Teaching Assistant Award!

Date published: 3/5/2013

We are proud to announce that Cari Gillen-O'Neel, a developmental area graduate student, is one of the winners of the 2012-13 UCLA Academic Senate's Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award! Congratulations Cari!

Immigration: A Lens on Perceived and Experienced Diversity

Kay Deaux, CUNY Graduate Center, Distinguished Professor Emerita

Kay Deaux, CUNY Graduate Center, Distinguished Professor Emerita

Event Location: 
Haines Hall A2
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Stereotype threat: how it affects us and what we can do about it

Claude M. Steele, Stanford University, I. James Quillen Dean for the School of Education at Stanford University.

Claude M. Steele, Stanford University, I. James Quillen Dean for the School of Education at Stanford University.

Event Location: 
Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Ballroom
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:45pm to 5:15pm

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Highlighting New Faculty Member Martin M. Monti

Date published: 1/9/2013

What makes us distinctly human? The answer lies within the 100 billion neurons that make one of the most mysterious and complex objects in nature: the human brain. My research focuses on two questions addressing the most characterizing aspects of being human: (a) What is the relationship (if any) tying language and thought? and (b) What is consciousness and how is it lost and recovered after severe brain injury?

What makes us distinctly human? The answer lies within the 100 billion neurons that make one of the most mysterious and complex objects in nature: the human brain. My research focuses on two questions addressing the most characterizing aspects of being human: (a) What is the relationship (if any) tying language and thought? and (b) What is consciousness and how is it lost and recovered after severe brain injury?

Aversive Racism and Racial Biases Among Healthcare Providers

John F. Dovidio, Yale University, Professor of Psychology

John F. Dovidio, Yale University, Professor of Psychology

Event Location: 
Public Affairs 2214
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 2:15pm

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Psych IT Annual Report 2011/2012

Date published: 11/7/2012

A summary of some projects and key performance measures of the previous year, along with messages for the upcoming year

A summary of some projects and key performance measures of the previous year, along with messages for the upcoming year

Psych IT Quarterly Report Spring 2012

Date published: 10/1/2012

Spring 2012 Quarterly Report

Spring 2012 Quarterly Report

Introducing New Assistant Professor Janet Tomiyama

Date published: 9/21/2012

The United States along with much of the world is facing a health crisis. Chronic diseases have replaced acute diseases as the main health threats that face Americans, and America’s aging population exacerbates this crisis. What can we do to improve health in our country—and what type of research is needed to help us find a solution?

The United States along with much of the world is facing a health crisis. Chronic diseases have replaced acute diseases as the main health threats that face Americans, and America’s aging population exacerbates this crisis. What can we do to improve health in our country—and what type of research is needed to help us find a solution?

Professor Matt Lieberman's Research in Psychological Science

Date published: 7/10/2012

Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do. Study on smokers' brains may mark dawn of a new age in advertising.

Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do. Study on smokers' brains may mark dawn of a new age in advertising.

Professor and Associate Dean Carlos Grijalva receives UCLA's 2011-2012 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Award

Date published: 7/10/2012

The Academic Senate proudly acknowledges Carlos' contributions towards a diverse, impartial, and inclusive academic environment at UCLA.

The Academic Senate proudly acknowledges Carlos' contributions towards a diverse, impartial, and inclusive academic environment at UCLA.

Robert A. Bjork SEP Honor

Date published: 5/3/2012

Distinguished Professor Robert A. Bjork was awarded the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 107th meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, an honorary society that was founded by E. B. Titchener in 1904.

Psychology Diversity Science Initiative Lecture Series

Guest speaker Dr. Susan T. Fiske from Princeton University on Thursday, May 31 at 4:00pm
"Varieties of (De)Humanizing - Divided by Status & Competition"

Guest speaker Dr. Susan T. Fiske from Princeton University on Thursday, May 31 at 4:00pm
"Varieties of (De)Humanizing - Divided by Status & Competition"

Event Location: 
Kinsey Pavilion 1220B
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 05/31/2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Psych IT Quarterly Report Winter 2012

Date published: 4/30/2012

Report on some IT activities

Report on some IT activities

Psych IT Quarterly Report Fall 2011

Date published: 3/29/2012

Report on IT activities

Report on IT activities

Is this email real?

Date published: 3/21/2012

Another way to verify spam or phishing attempts

Another way to verify spam or phishing attempts

Ugandan Delegation Visits UCLA

Date published: 2/6/2012

The Psychology and Athletic Departments teamed up to have a two-day event to teach four visiting Ugandan basketball coaches about Coach Wooden and see DVDs of him actively teaching in our department.

The Psychology and Athletic Departments teamed up to have a two-day event to teach four visiting Ugandan basketball coaches about Coach Wooden and see DVDs of him actively teaching in our department.

SAGE Young Scholars Award

Date published: 2/6/2012

Assistant Professor Naomi Eisenberger received the 2011 SAGE Young Scholars Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology.

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