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Spring 2017 Psi Chi Applications due March 16

[ February 13, 2017 8:00 pm to March 16, 2017 3:15 pm. ] Spring 2017 Psi Chi Applications will be due March 16, 2017

Scholarship applications due

[ February 27, 2017; 5:00 pm . ] Scholarship applications are now available.Â

Colloquium February 26, 2014 Suarez, P.

[ February 26, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “The Role of Bilingualism on Neuropsychological Test Performance among Spanish Speakers Tested in Their Native Language”
Paula Suárez, Ph.D.
The cognitive science literature suggests both advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism for cognitive performance. However, little is known about the generalizability of such findings to clinical neuropsychology for diagnosing brain dysfunction in Spanish dominant bilinguals in the U.S. […]

Colloquium February 12, 2014 Hoffman, A.

[ February 12, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Chronic stress and fear conditioning: Implications for PTSD”
Ann Hoffman, Ph.D.
The stress response promotes adaptation and survival. However, repeated activation of the stress response has the potential to alter cognition, emotion, and motivation – key functions of the brain’s limbic system. Limbic structures, such as the amygdala, are of special interest because of their ability to […]

Colloquium November 6, 2013 Hennes, E.

[ November 6, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Motivated Information Processing in the Service of the System: The Case of Anthropogenic Climate Change”
Erin P. Hennes, Ph.D.
Unlike many contentious policy issues, disagreement about climate change centers not on how best to take action to fix the problem but on whether the problem even exists. In the current research, I demonstrate that climate change denial […]

Colloquium October 2, 2013 Fuligni, A.

[ October 2, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Why do Latino Adolescents Help Their Family and What does it Mean for their Development?”
Andrew Fuligni, Ph.D.
Adolescents from Latin American backgrounds generally spend more time helping and assisting their families than teenagers from other groups. In this talk, I will describe a program of research that examined this sources of this helping behavior as well […]

Colloquium September 18, 2013 Izquierdo, A.

[ September 18, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] A rat model of cognitive flexibility: implications for studying addictions

Alicia Izquierdo, Ph.D.

Associate professor of Psychology

University of California, Los Angeles

Flexible cognition allows us to respond quickly to changes in a dynamic environment: one in which attentional demands, effort to obtain the reward, reward contingency and incentive reward value changes frequently.  A lack of cognitive flexibility is […]

RIMI Seminar March 20, 2013 Thames, A.

[ March 20, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] The Psychology Colloquium & the CSULB RIMI Project Health Equity Research Seminar series
Ethnic/racial disparities in HIV/AIDS: Impact on neurocognitive and functional outcomes
April D. Thames, Ph.D. Assistant Professor-in-Residence, UCLA Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Dr. Thames is an Assistant Professor at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She recently receivedan NIH Career Development Award (K-23) to […]

Colloquium March 6, 2013 Agars, M.

[ March 6, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] “Expanding Work and Family Research to Address the Needs of Low-Income Workers”
Mark D. Agars, Ph.D.
Research on the work and family interface has exploded in recent years, yet there is a growing recognition that this work has had a minimal impact on organizations and their employees (Kossek, Baltes, & Matthews, 2011). We have argued (Agars […]

RIMI Seminar February 20, 2013 Singer, M.

[ February 20, 2013; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] The Psychology Colloquium & the csulb rimi project
Health disparities research seminar series

How is Culture Operationalized
for Practice and Research?

Marjorie Kagawa Singer, PhD, MA, MN, RN, FAAN
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Asian American Studies Department