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Colloquium April 22, 2015 Leslie-Gonzalez, F.

[ April 22, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “The dangers of e-cigarettes”

Frances M. Leslie, Ph.D.

Abstract E-cigarette use has grown exponentially over the last few years, and these are now the most popular tobacco product for high school and middle school students. These products are less tightly controlled than cigarettes, and are marketed with flavorings that will appeal to children and teens. Although many […]

PSYCH DAY Keynote Speaker April 16, Conoley, C.

[ April 16, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] PSYCH DAY KEYNOTE Psychology Student Association & Psi Chi Honor Society

Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy: Combining positive psychology and psychotherapy

Collie Conoley, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology University of California, Santa Barbara

The presentation focuses upon a new psychotherapy theory that harnesses positive emotions and strengths for client growth. Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy (GFPP) combines positive […]

Colloquium April 8, 2015 Hiroi, R.

[ April 8, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Hormones and serotonin: A critical link in the regulation of emotion”

Ryoko (Sheri) Hiroi, Ph.D.

Abstract Women suffer from affective disorders at twice the rate of men. My research program is aimed at elucidating the neurobiological mechanisms underlying this disproportionate rate, with an emphasis on the midbrain serotonin system. Ovarian hormones, such as estradiol, are thought to […]

2015 Student Awards

March 30th, 2015

[ September 1, 2015; 8:00 am . ] Psychology Awards Spring 2015

Outstanding Senior in Psychology

Armando Alvarez

Krystel Blunt

Kimberly Griffin

Christine Haddad

Jessica Jamrozik

Sophie Jane`

Jillian Keeler

Ngoc-Han Nguyen

Michelle Ortiz

Kathryn Scheyer

Bryan Schuessler

Sarret Seng

Andrew Taylor

Michelle Tornquist

 

Most Outstanding Senior

Sarret Seng

 

Lucio Morales Academic Achievement Award

Michelle Tornquist

 

Joann Beers Outstanding Service Award

Jessica Jamrozik

 

Winners of the 2015 CLA Outstanding Baccalaureate Award are:

April Sanchez (Sociology) and Sarret Seng (Psychology)

Colloquium March 25, 2015 Glynn, L.

[ March 25, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Prenatal Origins of Development: A Critical Period for Both Mother and Fetus”

Laura M. Glynn, Ph.D.

Abstract A rapidly accumulating literature indicates that the prenatal period must be considered to fully understand lifespan health and development. Evidence now suggests that intrauterine experience influences a wide range of outcomes in the offspring, exerting persisting influences on cognitive, emotional […]

Colloquium March 11, 2015

[ March 11, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity: Behavioral Relevance and Implications for Addiction”

Ulises M. Ricoy, Ph.D.

Speaker Bio: After completing graduate work in Behavioral Neuroscience, Dr. Ricoy completed postdoctoral stay at Oregon Health Science University, where he studied cellular mechanisms of central (Hippocampus) Synaptic Transmission. Specifically, he studied synaptic output in response to neuronal activity patterns seen in vivo. To […]

Colloquium February 25, 2015 Kelley, N.

[ February 25, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “The effects of non-invasive brain stimulation on emotion, cognition, and self-control”

Nicholas Kelley, M.A.

From an evolutionary perspective, the survival of any organism is contingent on systems of approach and avoidance. One brain region that differentiates approach from avoidance is the frontal cortex where activity is asymmetrically related to motivational directionality. Greater left than right frontal cortical […]

Colloquium November 12, 2014 Jackson, M.

[ November 12, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “The Concern with Appearing Biased: A Status-Threat that Provokes Aggressive Responses”
Matt Jackson, Ph.D.
We combine lab and translational field data to explore the impact that the concern with appearing biased can have on modern race relations. Four studies explore how Whites’ experience of stereotype threat (i.e. the fear of being perceived as biased) can lead to […]

Colloquium October 22, 2014 Garcia, D.

[ October 22, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “To Complain or Not to Complain: Social Factors Influencing Responses to Discrimination”
Donna Garcia , Ph.D.
I will present a series of studies in which I identify the social consequences that might affect how women publicly respond to discriminatory experiences. In some of the studies, I focus on how people evaluate a woman who labels unfair treatment […]

RIMI Seminar October 15, 2014 Stevens, S.

[ October 15, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Intergenerational Trauma: Family Loss Experiences of Substance-Using Native American, Latina, and Caucasian Mothers Living in Southwestern United States

Dr. Sally Stevens
Executive Director and Distinguished Outreach Professor Southwest Institute for Research on Women
Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
University of Arizona

The CSULB RIMI Project and Center for Health Equity Research is pleased to bring Dr. Sally Stevens to […]