News and Events

Microsoft Ending Support for Windows XP

Date published: 10/14/2013

When will Microsoft cease all support for Windows XP?
On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will cease all support for computers running on Windows XP.  There will no longer be security updates, hotfixes, and free or paid assisted support options by phone or via the web from Microsoft after this date.

Fac Tech "Technology Speed Dating"

A brief session demoing technology tools to help support faculty

A brief session demoing technology tools to help support faculty

Event Location: 
Franz Computer Lab 3290
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

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NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity fellowship

Date published: 9/18/2013

New York University (NYU) is dedicated to ensuring that its scholarly community is ready to compete in a global world and is enriched by individuals reflecting diverse ancestries, perspectives and experiences. Diversity at NYU has historically been broadly defined, encompassing differences across categories of race and ethnicity, gender, age, ability, political belief, economic status,and sexual orientation. NYU recognizes the value of a diverse community in supporting an intellectually challenging and inclusive educational environment.

Carole Yue wins Khan Academy MCAT video competition!

Date published: 6/27/2013

Carole, a 5th year Cognitive Psychology graduate student is one of the 15 winners of this competition. Congratulations!

Carole, a 5th year Cognitive Psychology graduate student is one of the 15 winners of this competition. Congratulations!

Welcome Incoming Class of 2013!

Date published: 6/24/2013

The Psychology Department welcomed 33 incoming graduate students!

The Psychology Department welcomed 33 incoming graduate students!

Alum Moriel Zelikowksy wins Cattell Award!

Date published: 5/31/2013

Dr. Moriel Zelikowsky (Advisor: Michael Fanselow) has just received this year's James McKeen Cattell Dissertation Award from the New York Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Moriel Zelikowsky (Advisor: Michael Fanselow) has just received this year's James McKeen Cattell Dissertation Award from the New York Academy of Sciences.

Call for Applications-APA MFP Psychology Summer Institute

Date published: 4/23/2013

Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Minority Fellowship Program, Psychology Summer Institute to be held from July 14-20, 2013. Please visit the APA website at: http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/institute/ to apply.  The deadline is May 1, 2013.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyra Kissam, Professional Development Specialist, at 202-336-6127or via email at mfp@apa.org.

APAGS Grants and Awards

Date published: 4/11/2013

Upcoming Grants & Awards that might be of interest

Upcoming Grants & Awards that might be of interest

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.

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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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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