SOC News

January 06, 2016

Research on reducing racial bias conducted by graduate student Anthony Scroggins, Professor Diane Mackie featured in Pacific Standard.

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October 26, 2015

Brenda Major profiled in UCSB Current and SPSP Webpage!

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October 09, 2015

Jim Blascovich, Distinguished Professor and the Co-Founder and Director of the Research Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior, is planning to retire in March of 2016. Over the past 40 years, the last 20 of which were spent at UCSB, Jim’s many contributions have indelibly changed the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, the field of social psychology, and UCSB.

August 27, 2015

UCSB Psychological & Brain Sciences researcher Bella DePaulo’s new book examines a modern lifestyle movement that is foregoing the conventional nuclear-family-in-suburbia model for a no-size-fits-all, home-is-what-you-make-it approach.

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August 18, 2015

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) has selected Professor Brenda Major of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at UCSB to be a co-recipient, along with Jennifer Crocker of Ohio State University, of the 2015 Donald T. Campbell Award in Social Psychology. The award is designed to recognize a scholar whose work has added substantially to the body of knowledge in social psychology.

June 01, 2015

Dr. Shelly Gable, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, UCSB, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Muhlenberg College Alumni Achievement Award for Psychology. This award is given to an alumnus/a for distinguished and exceptional attainment in a specific field which reflects substantial credit on Muhlenberg College as the recipient’s alma mater. The award will be presented during a special ceremony in September 2015.

May 14, 2015

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences is pleased to acknowledge the achievements of its graduate students for the 2014-15 academic year. These achievements include a number of published papers, travel & dissertation awards, presentations at conferences, fellowships, scholarships, grants, and teaching awards.

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