April 18, 2018

Zoe Liberman and Dan Conroy-Beam were named APS Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science.

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April 09, 2018

Phil Ehret, 6th year PhD student in social psychology, has won APA Division 34's (Population and conservation psychology) Graduate Student Award for the best graduate student led paper.

Ehret, P. J., Van Boven, L., & Sherman, D. K. (In press). Partisan barriers to bipartisanship: Understanding climate policy polarization. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Phil will be recognized for this award at the 2018 APA Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA.

March 28, 2018

Maybe it was a sweet-as-pie, pretty-please smile meant to talk a friend into sharing her dessert, or a serious stink eye intended to shake a moody kid out of his tantrum. Whatever the circumstance, we’ve all used our faces to get our way.

As it turns out, we pretty much always do.

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March 26, 2018

Emily Jacobs gave a keynote address at the Sex and Gender Equality "SAGE 2.0" conference in Hamburg, Germany. She joined astrophysicist Meg Urry, neuroscientists Tessa Van Leeuwen and Alexandra Bendixen, and women's rights advocate Gerlind Wallon to discuss gender equality in STEM.

March 02, 2018

New York Magazine interviews Mary Hegarty on how to improve our sense of direction

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March 02, 2018

Kyle Ratner examines the psychological effects of over-the-counter pain meds

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January 31, 2018

Karen Szumlinksi, an expert in the neurobiology of addiction, joins journalist Sam Quinones to discuss the opiod crisis in America.

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January 16, 2018

Cosmides was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1957. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1979 from Radcliffe College, and her PhD in 1985 from Harvard University. At Harvard, she worked closely with famed evolutionary theorist Robert L. Trivers. She is currently Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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January 10, 2018

Skirmantas Janusonis was awarded a Challenge Grant by the California NanoSystems Institute for his project "Brain Serotonergic Fibers: From a Single-cell Stochastic Process to Cognition in a Matrix."

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