Professor Jaana Juvonen’s Research Receives Media Attention

Date published: 6/22/2017

A study by UCLA researchers, including Professor Jaana Juvonen, published in the journal Child Development, is being prominently featured on UCLA’s home page and the UCLA Newsroom. The researchers found that middle school students from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds feel safer, less lonely and less bullied if they attend schools that are more diverse.

A study by UCLA researchers, including Professor Jaana Juvonen, published in the journal Child Development, is being prominently featured on UCLA’s home page and the UCLA Newsroom. The researchers found that middle school students from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds feel safer, less lonely and less bullied if they attend schools that are more diverse.

Psychology Staff Spotlight - Elisheva Hochberg-Miller

Date published: 6/19/2017

Elisheva Hochberg-Miller has been with the Infant Development Program since 2014, when she was a student in our Applied Developmental Minor. Upon graduation, Ellie joined IDP as a full time teacher at our Fernald location, where she was recently promoted to lead teacher. Ellie is a very patient, caring, and kind caregiver who always gives her full attention to the children in her care. She wears many hats as the lead teacher of the classroom. Not only does she care for 8 children daily, she trains and mentors student interns who are part of the Applied Developmental Psychology Minor.

Professor Kerri Johnson Elected to Society of Experimental Social Psychology Executive Committee

Date published: 6/15/2017

Congratulations to Professor Kerri Johnson on being elected to the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) Executive Committee for a three-year term!

Hannah Schacter receives the PGSA J. Arthur Woodward Peer Mentor Award

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to Hannah Schacter (Developmental Area) for receiving the PGSA J. Arthur Woodward Peer Mentor Award!

Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award Recipients

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award recipients!

Congratulations to the 2017 Shepard Ivory Franz TA Award recipients!

Psychology Department Social Area Award Recipients

Date published: 6/8/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Social Area Awards!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Social Area Awards!

Professor Monti Interviewed by The Science Show

Date published: 6/5/2017

Professor Martin Monti was interviewed about his brain stimulation research on Saturday, June 3, by Robyn Williams of Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) The Science Show. The audio interview and transcript are available on ABC’s website.

Dissertation Year Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to our Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) recipients! Nine graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship. The DYF awards a $20,000 stipend and full fees to students during their last year of dissertation writing.

Congratulations to our Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) recipients! Nine graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship. The DYF awards a $20,000 stipend and full fees to students during their last year of dissertation writing.

Psychology Department Clinical Area Award Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Clinical Area Awards!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Clinical Area Awards!

Psychology Department Endowed Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving Psychology Department Endowed Fellowships!

Marcie Haydon (2nd year, Health Area) received the 2017 John Fels and Sherri Abend-Fels Award of $500.

Yujia Peng (3rd year, Cognitive Neuroscience Area) received the 2017 Liu Yunghuo Bei Qui Memorial Fellowship of $3,000.

Julia Morgan (4th year, Clinical Area) received the summer 2017 Wayne Levine Fellowship of $6,000.

Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowship Recipients

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2017-2018 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

Congratulations to the following students for receiving 2017-2018 Graduate Division Privately Endowed Fellowships!

UC Grad Slam Winner

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian on winning both the UCLA Grad Slam and the systemwide UC Grad Slam! Leslie’s presentation was titled “Making Mental Health Treatment More Engaging and Accessible.” Her academic advisor is Bruce Chorpita. To learn more, please see the UCLA Newsroom at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-psychology-graduate-student-wins-uc-grad-slam-competition.

Ariana Bell receives The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund

Date published: 6/2/2017

Congratulations to Ariana Bell (Social Area) for receiving The Clara Leplin & Beatrice Rasof Fellowship Fund. This department endowed summer fellowship of $3,000 is for a female graduate student in Social Psychology studying significant social issues. Thank you to our generous donors for their continued support of our students and department!

Professor Carrie Bearden’s Research Receives Media Attention

Date published: 5/31/2017

A study by UCLA researchers, including Professor Carrie Bearden, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, is being prominently featured on UCLA’s home page and the UCLA Newsroom. The researchers found brain differences between people with a specific genetic risk for schizophrenia and those at risk for autism, and the findings could help explain the biological underpinnings of these neuropsychiatric disorders.

A study by UCLA researchers, including Professor Carrie Bearden, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, is being prominently featured on UCLA’s home page and the UCLA Newsroom. The researchers found brain differences between people with a specific genetic risk for schizophrenia and those at risk for autism, and the findings could help explain the biological underpinnings of these neuropsychiatric disorders.

Protect your UCLA logon credentials with MFA

Date published: 5/17/2017

All UCLA members now have the option to use Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) whenever they use their UCLA logon.  Psych IT highly recommends this practice, as we continue to see security threats of all kinds increase.   All Psych IT members have been using MFA for the last several months – you too, can join the cadre of MFA champions!

Professor Miller Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Date published: 5/15/2017

Congratulations to Professor Greg Miller for receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Psychology, where he received his Ph.D.

Professor Lara Ray Co-edited Book on the Treatment of Addiction

Date published: 5/5/2017


Professor Lara Ray has co-edited a book on the treatment of addiction, titled “Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders,” which will be available this summer.
 


Professor Lara Ray has co-edited a book on the treatment of addiction, titled “Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders,” which will be available this summer.
 

Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado and Teresa Nguyen selected to participate in Collegium of University Teaching Fellows

Date published: 5/3/2017

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) and Teresa Nguyen (Clinical Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development.

Congratulations to Yolanda Vasquez-Salgado (Developmental Area) and Teresa Nguyen (Clinical Area) for being selected to participate in the UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellows (CUTF) program through the Office of Instructional Development.

UCLA Grad Slam Winners

Date published: 4/27/2017

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian and Teresa Nguyen on being this year’s UCLA Grad Slam first and second place winners respectively. This year, 70 students representing 38 areas of study participated in the competition.

Congratulations to Leslie Rith-Najarian and Teresa Nguyen on being this year’s UCLA Grad Slam first and second place winners respectively. This year, 70 students representing 38 areas of study participated in the competition.

Graduate Research Mentorship Recipients

Date published: 4/27/2017

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship recipients! 6 graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship Program, which awards a $20,000 stipend plus fees/tuition for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member.

Congratulations to our Graduate Research Mentorship recipients! 6 graduate students received the 2017-2018 Graduate Division Graduate Research Mentorship Program, which awards a $20,000 stipend plus fees/tuition for conducting research under the close mentorship of a faculty member.

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