Malamuth and Farley Research Receive News Coverage

News of a new Journal of Interpersonal Violence research by Professor Neil Malamuth and Melissa Farley has received national and international news coverage .

News of a new Journal of Interpersonal Violence research by Professor Neil Malamuth and Melissa Farley has received national and international news coverage .

Reduced Undergraduate Advising Hours 9/9/15

Please note that the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will not be offering advising hours on Wednesday, September 9th. The office will be open for general questions.

Please note that the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office will not be offering advising hours on Wednesday, September 9th. The office will be open for general questions.

Support for SPSS in the department computer labs

Psych IT will be migrating the Psychology Computing Lab's SPSS license server to a virtual environment on Monday September 14, 2015.  As a result, SPSS may not be available for some period of time between 8am and 5pm that day.  Please note that once the migration is complete, only SPSS versions 19 and above will be available in the computer labs.  

If you'd like more information regarding the use of SPSS in our department computing labs, please contact Michael Jeon.

Galván Appointed New Jeffrey/Wenzel Term Chair

Professor Adriana Galván has been appointed the Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel Term Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience. The Chair was endowed by, and honors, former Department Professor Jeff Jeffrey and his wife, UCLA Professor Emerita Bernice Wenzel.

Professor Adriana Galván has been appointed the Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel Term Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience. The Chair was endowed by, and honors, former Department Professor Jeff Jeffrey and his wife, UCLA Professor Emerita Bernice Wenzel.

Lara Ray Appointed Fellow of APA

Professor Ray has been appointed a Fellow of APA by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ray was nominated by APA Division 50, Society for Addiction Psychology (SoAP).

Professor Ray has been appointed a Fellow of APA by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ray was nominated by APA Division 50, Society for Addiction Psychology (SoAP).

Highlighting Faculty Member Jenessa Shapiro

How do negative stereotypes undermine performance on important tasks, like SAT tests and final exams? And, if we can understand this, are there simple interventions that can protect students’ performance against the harmful effects of these stereotypes?

How do negative stereotypes undermine performance on important tasks, like SAT tests and final exams? And, if we can understand this, are there simple interventions that can protect students’ performance against the harmful effects of these stereotypes?

Research by Holyoak and Powell garners attention

Research about vaccination by Professor Keith Holyoak and grad student Derek Powell is featured on UCLA's homepage.

Research about vaccination by Professor Keith Holyoak and grad student Derek Powell is featured on UCLA's homepage.

Fraudulent "ITS Service Desk Support" e-mail

You may have recently received a very succinct e-mail regarding “ITS Service Desk Support” and the need to validate your account by clicking on a link. (SEE SCREEN SHOT BELOW). It is a bogus e-mail. Therefore, do NOT click on any go to within the e-mail or otherwise respond to it. You may flag it as junk within your mail client and/or delete it altogether.

You may have recently received a very succinct e-mail regarding “ITS Service Desk Support” and the need to validate your account by clicking on a link. (SEE SCREEN SHOT BELOW). It is a bogus e-mail. Therefore, do NOT click on any go to within the e-mail or otherwise respond to it. You may flag it as junk within your mail client and/or delete it altogether.

UCLA Logon Webpage is getting a New Look!

The familiar UCLA logon web page you’ve been using daily to access timesheets, Google Apps, CCLE, and a myriad of other online campus resources is getting a facelift starting August 30, 2015.

The familiar UCLA logon web page you’ve been using daily to access timesheets, Google Apps, CCLE, and a myriad of other online campus resources is getting a facelift starting August 30, 2015.

Welcome New Bruins!

Welcome new Transfer and Freshmen students to UCLA!

We look forward to working with you throughout your undergraduate career here in the Psychology Department at UCLA.

Welcome new Transfer and Freshmen students to UCLA!

We look forward to working with you throughout your undergraduate career here in the Psychology Department at UCLA.

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 is coming at the end of July 2015.  

For the first time ever, Microsoft is offering Windows 10 as a free downloadable update.  You may have already seen a notification icon on your computer (circled in red within the image shown hereunder) that allows you to click on it and reserve a copy:

Lara Ray Wins RSA Young Investigator Award

Professor Lara Ray received the Young Investigator Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism last month during the society's annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Professor Lara Ray received the Young Investigator Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism last month during the society's annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Alan Castel in Harvard Business Review

Professor Castel was recently interviewed by Harvard Business Review about the Apple logo recollection activity that he and his colleagues administered.

Professor Castel was recently interviewed by Harvard Business Review about the Apple logo recollection activity that he and his colleagues administered.

Highlighting Faculty Member Julienne Bower

The mind and body are linked in complex and interesting ways. My research examines the interactions between these systems and their implications for their health and well-being, with a focus on the immune system.

The mind and body are linked in complex and interesting ways. My research examines the interactions between these systems and their implications for their health and well-being, with a focus on the immune system.

Professor Lieberman Received Career Trajectory Award

Matthew Lieberman was awarded the 2015 SESP Career Trajectory Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

Matthew Lieberman was awarded the 2015 SESP Career Trajectory Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP)

Janet Tomiyama Awarded NSF CAREER Grant

Professor Tomiyama was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Grant titled Testing a biobehavioral clinic model of weight stigma.

Professor Tomiyama was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Grant titled Testing a biobehavioral clinic model of weight stigma.

Michelle Craske Awarded International Francqui Professor Chair

Professor Craske has been awarded the prestigious International Francqui Professor Chair, based jointly at several Belgian universities. A conference will be held next year focusing on her work as well as a variety of festivities and a lecture series.

Professor Craske has been awarded the prestigious International Francqui Professor Chair, based jointly at several Belgian universities. A conference will be held next year focusing on her work as well as a variety of festivities and a lecture series.

Psychology Staff Spotlight - Candice Carpio

Candice Carpio is the first recipient of the Psychology Staff Spotlight Award. Candice has served as the Assistant to the Chair for the past year and was nominated for this award by multiple managers and while Candice is always willing to go above and beyond in her work duties, this was especially true over the past 3 months. Because of the staffing shortage in our Academic Personnel office she helped with many aspects of the searches process from beginning to end.

Lieberman Research Gains Attention

A recent study by Matt Lieberman, Robert Spunt and Meghan Meyer explains the popularity of Facebook as a diversion for those needing a break.

A recent study by Matt Lieberman, Robert Spunt and Meghan Meyer explains the popularity of Facebook as a diversion for those needing a break.

Clinical Area Student Award Winners

We congratulate clinical area students who were honored at a Clinical Area Awards Reception on May 28 for their excellence in research.

We congratulate clinical area students who were honored at a Clinical Area Awards Reception on May 28 for their excellence in research.

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