Call for Applications-APA MFP Psychology Summer Institute

Date published: 4/23/2013

Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Minority Fellowship Program, Psychology Summer Institute to be held from July 14-20, 2013. Please visit the APA website at: http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/institute/ to apply.  The deadline is May 1, 2013.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyra Kissam, Professional Development Specialist, at 202-336-6127or via email at mfp@apa.org.

APAGS Grants and Awards

Date published: 4/11/2013

Upcoming Grants & Awards that might be of interest

Upcoming Grants & Awards that might be of interest

Highlighting New Faculty Member Jesse Rissman

Date published: 4/3/2013

My research uses behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to study the mechanisms of human memory. A core focus is on understanding how the brain flexibly regulates the formation, maintenance, and retrieval of memories depending on our present circumstances and behavioral goals.

My research uses behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to study the mechanisms of human memory. A core focus is on understanding how the brain flexibly regulates the formation, maintenance, and retrieval of memories depending on our present circumstances and behavioral goals.

IACCP LA 2013 Conference

Date published: 3/7/2013

Graduate students in Psychology are encouraged to submit presentations as well as to volunteer at the IACCP Conference to be held at UCLA June 20-22, 2013.

Graduate students in Psychology are encouraged to submit presentations as well as to volunteer at the IACCP Conference to be held at UCLA June 20-22, 2013.

Cari Gillen-O'Neel wins Teaching Assistant Award!

Date published: 3/5/2013

We are proud to announce that Cari Gillen-O'Neel, a developmental area graduate student, is one of the winners of the 2012-13 UCLA Academic Senate's Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award! Congratulations Cari!

Highlighting New Faculty Member Martin M. Monti

Date published: 1/9/2013

What makes us distinctly human? The answer lies within the 100 billion neurons that make one of the most mysterious and complex objects in nature: the human brain. My research focuses on two questions addressing the most characterizing aspects of being human: (a) What is the relationship (if any) tying language and thought? and (b) What is consciousness and how is it lost and recovered after severe brain injury?

What makes us distinctly human? The answer lies within the 100 billion neurons that make one of the most mysterious and complex objects in nature: the human brain. My research focuses on two questions addressing the most characterizing aspects of being human: (a) What is the relationship (if any) tying language and thought? and (b) What is consciousness and how is it lost and recovered after severe brain injury?

Introducing New Assistant Professor Janet Tomiyama

Date published: 9/21/2012

The United States along with much of the world is facing a health crisis. Chronic diseases have replaced acute diseases as the main health threats that face Americans, and America’s aging population exacerbates this crisis. What can we do to improve health in our country—and what type of research is needed to help us find a solution?

The United States along with much of the world is facing a health crisis. Chronic diseases have replaced acute diseases as the main health threats that face Americans, and America’s aging population exacerbates this crisis. What can we do to improve health in our country—and what type of research is needed to help us find a solution?

Professor Matt Lieberman's Research in Psychological Science

Date published: 7/10/2012

Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do. Study on smokers' brains may mark dawn of a new age in advertising.

Which ads are winners? Your brain knows better than you do. Study on smokers' brains may mark dawn of a new age in advertising.

Professor and Associate Dean Carlos Grijalva receives UCLA's 2011-2012 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Award

Date published: 7/10/2012

The Academic Senate proudly acknowledges Carlos' contributions towards a diverse, impartial, and inclusive academic environment at UCLA.

The Academic Senate proudly acknowledges Carlos' contributions towards a diverse, impartial, and inclusive academic environment at UCLA.

Robert A. Bjork SEP Honor

Date published: 5/3/2012

Distinguished Professor Robert A. Bjork was awarded the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 107th meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, an honorary society that was founded by E. B. Titchener in 1904.

Psych IT Quarterly Report Winter 2012

Date published: 4/30/2012

Report on some IT activities

Report on some IT activities

Ugandan Delegation Visits UCLA

Date published: 2/6/2012

The Psychology and Athletic Departments teamed up to have a two-day event to teach four visiting Ugandan basketball coaches about Coach Wooden and see DVDs of him actively teaching in our department.

The Psychology and Athletic Departments teamed up to have a two-day event to teach four visiting Ugandan basketball coaches about Coach Wooden and see DVDs of him actively teaching in our department.

SAGE Young Scholars Award

Date published: 2/6/2012

Assistant Professor Naomi Eisenberger received the 2011 SAGE Young Scholars Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology.

Ceremony Dedicating the Jeffrey/Wenzel Conference Room

Date published: 12/15/2011

On October 25, 2011, the Department hosted a festive reception to celebrate the naming of Franz Hall 3461 in honor of Professors Emeritus Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel.

On October 25, 2011, the Department hosted a festive reception to celebrate the naming of Franz Hall 3461 in honor of Professors Emeritus Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel.

Congratulations to Professor Matthew Lieberman!

Date published: 6/10/2011

2011 Gold Shield Faculty Prize Recipient

2011 Gold Shield Faculty Prize Recipient

Jaana Juvonen and Tom Bradbury in documentary

Date published: 6/10/2011

See Professors Juvonen and Bradbury in PBS documentary "This Emotional Life."

See Professors Juvonen and Bradbury in PBS documentary "This Emotional Life."

Recent "Fac Tech" Session

Date published: 5/16/2011

Summary of the April 20, 2011 Technology Tips for Faculty session

Summary of the April 20, 2011 Technology Tips for Faculty session

Psychology in Action: A Student Group Aims to Pay It Forward

Date published: 11/24/2010

Psychology graduate students share their learning with the world outside of UCLA.

Psychology graduate students share their learning with the world outside of UCLA.

Diversity Science Initiative

Date published: 11/5/2010

The Department of Psychology launches new Diversity Science Initative to advance theoretical and research perspectives on underrepresented minority groups in the behavioral sciences.

The Department of Psychology launches new Diversity Science Initative to advance theoretical and research perspectives on underrepresented minority groups in the behavioral sciences.

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