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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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Psych IT Quarterly Report Winter 2012

Date published: 4/30/2012

Report on some IT activities

Report on some IT activities

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.

Twelfth Jeffrey Lecture on Cognitive Neuroscience

Presented by Dr. BJ Casey on January 26, 2012

Presented by Dr. BJ Casey on January 26, 2012

Event Location: 
Faculty Center
Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Ceremony Dedicating the Jeffrey/Wenzel Conference Room

Date published: 12/15/2011

On October 25, 2011, the Department hosted a festive reception to celebrate the naming of Franz Hall 3461 in honor of Professors Emeritus Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel.

On October 25, 2011, the Department hosted a festive reception to celebrate the naming of Franz Hall 3461 in honor of Professors Emeritus Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel.

Cultural Neuroscience: Brain Plasticity in Varying Social Contexts

Shinobu Kitayama, Ph.D. - Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

Shinobu Kitayama, Ph.D. - Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

Event Location: 
3534 Franz Hall
Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 10/31/2011 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Congratulations to Professor Matthew Lieberman!

Date published: 6/10/2011

2011 Gold Shield Faculty Prize Recipient

2011 Gold Shield Faculty Prize Recipient

Jaana Juvonen and Tom Bradbury in documentary

Date published: 6/10/2011

See Professors Juvonen and Bradbury in PBS documentary "This Emotional Life."

See Professors Juvonen and Bradbury in PBS documentary "This Emotional Life."

Recent "Fac Tech" Session

Date published: 5/16/2011

Summary of the April 20, 2011 Technology Tips for Faculty session

Summary of the April 20, 2011 Technology Tips for Faculty session

Psychology in Action: A Student Group Aims to Pay It Forward

Date published: 11/24/2010

Psychology graduate students share their learning with the world outside of UCLA.

Psychology graduate students share their learning with the world outside of UCLA.

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