Adam Gold receives the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Adam Gold (BNS Area) for receiving the Jessamine K. Hilliard Neurobiology Graduate Student Grant for his outstanding proposal, “RNA-mediated mechanisms of memory expression.”

Kimberly Martin receives the Diversity Graduate Travel Award and the Graduate Travel Award

Date published: 2/7/2019

Congratulations to Kimberly Martin (Social Area) for receiving the Diversity Graduate Travel Award as well as the Graduate Travel Award to attend the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference.

Congratulations to Michelle Craske

Date published: 1/29/2019

Congratulations to Professor Michelle Craske for being selected as the next holder of the Joanne and George Miller and Family Endowed Chair, a term chair held in the UCLA Brain Research Institute (BRI).

Psychology Staff Spotlight Award - Katherine Fang

Date published: 1/25/2019

Katherine Fang has been selected to receive the Winter 2019 Staff Spotlight Award! Katherine is a Sr. Fund Manager in Financial Services and she has been instrumental in maintaining our business operations on track after the Financial Specialist position was vacated early in the fall quarter. In addition to her regular workload as a fund manager, she stepped in to serve as a resource for the rest of the fund management team while we have worked to recruit a new specialist.

Professor Adriana Galván Wins the Troland Research Award

Date published: 1/24/2019

Congratulations to Professor Adriana Galván for receiving the prestigious Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences for her pioneering work studying adolescent brain development and behavior!

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

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Winter 2019.

Click this news item for important dates and deadlines for Winter 2019.

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.

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