Content Tagged with: Department of Psychology

Psychology researcher named AAAS Fellow

UC Riverside psychology researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky has been named a 2023 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS. As part of the organization’s 150th anniversary class, she joins one of the world’s largest general scientific societies. Election as a fellow honors members “whose efforts on behalf of the...

By Imran Ghori |

Self-talk helps Highlander take third place at UC Grad Slam

On May 3, UC Riverside doctoral student Shannon Brady competed in the 2024 UC Grad Slam, a system-wide contest that challenges graduate students to showcase their research in engaging presentations of three minutes or less. Out of 10 presentations, Brady’s psychology research “Thinking out Loud: Is Self-talk a Secret to Success?” took third place...

By Malinn Loeung |

Psychologist elected fellow of Association for Psychological Science

Weiwei Zhang’s research focuses on perception, attention, memory, and higher cognition

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Psychologist named fellow of UC Irvine Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

New fellows are nominated and elected by a majority vote of the current membership

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Psychologist receives Opportunity Award Grant from James S. McDonnell Foundation

John Franchak will work on a project focused on understanding infants’ everyday experiences

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Study aims to better understand HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

New NIA funding will expand enrollment of a currently funded study to include people living with HIV

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Using sheep brains to make waves

There was a time when Brain Awareness Day, which takes place each April, was just about the only outreach activity of the UC Riverside Neuroscience Graduate Students Association, or NGSA. But that changed when second-year graduate student David Nikom came to UCR in September 2020 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst after receiving his...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Neurobiologist receives high honor from National Fragile X Foundation

Neurobiologist Anubhuti Goel, an assistant professor of psychology, has received a Junior Investigator Award for 2022 from the National Fragile X Foundation, or NFXF. Goel, who joined UCR in 2019, is one of only 10 researchers to be honored with the award this year. The award will allow Goel to present her research at the NFXF International Fragile...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Doctoral student awarded competitive national fellowship to study social anxiety

Dana Glenn is the recipient of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship

By Iqbal Pittalwala |