Patricia Greenfield to Receive 2019 Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Psychology Award

Date published: 1/17/2019

Congratulations to Professor Patricia Greenfield for being selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Contributions to Cultural Psychology Award! It will be presented at the Cultural Psychology Preconference to the SPSP (Society for Personality and Social Psychology) meeting in February in Portland, OR.

Research by Professors Kellman and Lu and Team Receives Media Attention

Date published: 1/10/2019

A study by Professors Philip Kellman and Hongjing Lu, graduate student Nicholas Baker, and postdoc Gennady Erlikhman, published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, is being prominently featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

A study by Professors Philip Kellman and Hongjing Lu, graduate student Nicholas Baker, and postdoc Gennady Erlikhman, published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, is being prominently featured on the UCLA Newsroom.

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

Date published: 1/3/2019

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Joao Guassi Moreira receives the American Psychological Association Early Graduate Student Researcher Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Joao Guassi Moreira (Developmental Area) for receiving the American Psychological Association (APA) Early Graduate Student Researcher Award. This award program recognizes students for conducting outstanding research early in their graduate training.

Giovanni (Gio) Ramos selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity Institute

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Giovanni (Gio) Ramos (Clinical Area) for being selected to attend Division 53 SCCAP Leadership Education to Advance Diversity (LEAD) Institute. The LEAD Institute will take place on February 23, 2019, and will provide professional development, networking, and leadership skills for graduate students and early career professionals.

Amy Sewart receives the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Amy Sewart (Clinical Area) for receiving the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science Flexibility Fund Award. Amy will use the award funds to go to The University of Hong Kong to get further psychophysiological data training.

Ariana Bell receives the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award

Date published: 12/20/2018

Congratulations to Ariana Bell (Social Area) for receiving the Norma & Seymour Feshbach Doctoral Dissertation Award.

This department endowed award of $2,000 provides funds for dissertation research on the reduction of human aggression or on positive social behavior. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

 

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

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