Annette Stanton to Receive 17th Holland Distinguished Leadership Award

Date published: 12/7/2018

Congratulations to Professor Annette Stanton, who will receive another major honor this winter, the 17th Holland Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society at APOS Annual Conference in Atlanta in February 2019.

Highlighting Faculty Member Hongjing Lu

Date published: 12/3/2018

The basic goal of Dr. Lu’s research is to investigate how humans learn and reason, and how intelligent machines might emulate them. Dr. Lu and her lab members approach this basic question as it arises in both perception and higher cognition.

The basic goal of Dr. Lu’s research is to investigate how humans learn and reason, and how intelligent machines might emulate them. Dr. Lu and her lab members approach this basic question as it arises in both perception and higher cognition.

Two Professors Included in Clarivate Analytics List of “Highly Cited Researchers”

Date published: 11/30/2018

Congratulations to Professors Steve Reise and Keith Nuechterlein on being named in Clarivate Analytics list of “Highly Cited Researchers” for 2018. The researchers on this list rank in the top 1 percent in their fields in producing widely cited studies, indicating that their work “has been repeatedly judged by their peers to be of notable significance and utility,” according to Clarivate.

Professor Martin Monti Receives International Giuseppe Sciacca Award for Medical Research

Date published: 11/1/2018

Congratulations to Martin Monti, who was awarded the International Giuseppe Sciacca Award for Medical Research, at the Vatican's Pontifical University, for his work on assessing residual cognition in patients with disorders of consciousness and on employing low intensity focused ultrasound to help patients recover consciousness after severe brain injury.

Research Professor Tara Scanlan Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Date published: 10/26/2018

Congratulations to Research Professor Tara Scanlan for receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Tara was a graduate student in the program that pioneered sports psychology and across her subsequent career has been a leader in defining the discipline.

Professor Ben Karney Featured on APA Podcast

Date published: 10/25/2018

Professor Ben Karney was featured on an American Psychological Association (APA) podcast titled “Speaking of Psychology: Making Love Last and Dating in the Digital Age.”

Professor Tiffany Brannon Wrote Articles for Psychology Today and Behavioral Scientist

Date published: 10/4/2018

Professor Tiffany Brannon wrote two recent articles about diversity and inclusion on college campuses: one for Psychology Today and one for Behavioral Scientist.

Professor Tiffany Brannon wrote two recent articles about diversity and inclusion on college campuses: one for Psychology Today and one for Behavioral Scientist.

Highlighting Faculty Member Han Du

Date published: 10/1/2018

As questions in social science research become more complex and diverse, statistical methods must evolve to better answer them. My research is centered on developing sophisticated statistical methods for analyzing complex data and facilitating study design.

As questions in social science research become more complex and diverse, statistical methods must evolve to better answer them. My research is centered on developing sophisticated statistical methods for analyzing complex data and facilitating study design.

Peter Bentler Named Honorary Fellow of United International College

Date published: 9/27/2018

Congratulations to Professor Peter M. Bentler for being named an Honorary Fellow of United International College (UIC), a joint endeavor of Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University. Peter became a Fellow in June 2018. UIC is located in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China.

THE UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY ADVISING OFFICE HAS MOVED TO 2812 LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING

Date published: 9/25/2018

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Fall 2018.

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Fall 2018.

Alicia Izquierdo to Receive NHSN Award of Excellence in Research by a Senior Investigator

Date published: 9/24/2018

Congratulations to Alicia Izquierdo for being selected to receive the National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN) 2018 Award of Excellence in Research by a Senior Investigator. This award is presented to an investigator for an outstanding track record of scientific contributions and publications in the field of drug abuse.

Professor Alan Castel’s New Book

Date published: 9/6/2018

Congratulations to Professor Alan Castel on his new book “Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging.” The book highlights the latest scientific research on successful aging (covering topics such as memory, brain training, happiness, and retirement), coupled with insights from those who have succeeded in doing it well, such as Maya Angelou, Bob Newhart, Jared Diamond, John Glenn, and John Wooden.

Congratulations to Professor Alan Castel on his new book “Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging.” The book highlights the latest scientific research on successful aging (covering topics such as memory, brain training, happiness, and retirement), coupled with insights from those who have succeeded in doing it well, such as Maya Angelou, Bob Newhart, Jared Diamond, John Glenn, and John Wooden.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Randy Lesko

Date published: 9/5/2018

Randy Lesko, Undergraduate Advisor, has been selected to receive the Fall 2018 Staff Spotlight Award. In addition to performing his daily job at a high level of excellence, Randy demonstrated his skills as a team player by taking over many of the graduate advisor tasks while filling for Lisa Lee for the past three months. Although he currently works on undergrad admissions and advising, he has called upon his past experience in Chemistry in order to resolve issues, answer questions, and maintain services for Graduate Advising in Lisa’s absence.

Highlighting Faculty Member Michelle Craske

Date published: 8/1/2018

My lab investigates the cognitive, behavioral and biological risk factors and correlates of anxiety and depression in order to develop novel treatments. We take a multidisciplinary, science-driven approach and have a commitment to bringing our findings into clinical practice settings.

My lab investigates the cognitive, behavioral and biological risk factors and correlates of anxiety and depression in order to develop novel treatments. We take a multidisciplinary, science-driven approach and have a commitment to bringing our findings into clinical practice settings.

Jennifer Silvers Receives Kucharski Young Investigator Award

Date published: 8/1/2018

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Silvers on receiving the 2018 Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP)! The award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. Jennifer will be presented with the award at the ISDP annual meeting in November.

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Silvers on receiving the 2018 Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP)! The award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. Jennifer will be presented with the award at the ISDP annual meeting in November.

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Michael Jeon

Date published: 7/6/2018

We are happy to announce that Michael Jeon, Instructional Lab Coordinator, has been selected to receive the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award this quarter for his significant contributions to the Department. Michael has been working at UCLA since 1998; this summer he will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his UCLA career.  A veteran of the Psych department, Michael has been with us for 19 of those 20 years. Michael is primarily tasked with managing our four instructional computer labs.

Annette Stanton to Receive ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award

Date published: 6/20/2018

Congratulations to Professor Annette Stanton! The International Society of Behavioral Medicine Awards Committee has named her as the recipient of the ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award. She will receive the award at the opening ceremony of ICBM 2018 (www.icbm2018.cl) on November 14, 2018, in Santiago, Chile.

The Undergraduate Psychology Advising Office has moved to 2812 Life Sciences Building

Date published: 6/19/2018

The Undergraduate Psychology Advising Office will be moving to 2812 Life Sciences Building, starting Wednesday, June 20, 2018 due to renovation of the Psychology Tower Building.

The Undergraduate Psychology Advising Office will be moving to 2812 Life Sciences Building, starting Wednesday, June 20, 2018 due to renovation of the Psychology Tower Building.

Distinguished Professor David O. Sears Interviewed by Daily Bruin

Date published: 6/13/2018

The Daily Bruin interviewed Distinguished Professor David O. Sears who is retiring this month after 57 years of teaching at UCLA. The article titled “Retiring psychology professor reflects on, encourages interdisciplinary research” is available on the Daily Bruin’s website

Tiffany Brannon Receives Inaugural Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award

Date published: 6/6/2018

Congratulations to Tiffany Brannon for receiving the inaugural Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Award! This award was created by the UCLA Undergraduate Research Centers to showcase the excellent faculty that mentor UCLA’s undergraduates in research and creative activities.

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