Author Archives: EMILIA NINOVA

SAND Lab Welcomes PROPS Scholars Julia Reitsma and Casandra Gomez Alvarado

The Psychology Research Opportunities Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program at UCLA that provides undergraduate students in psychology and related fields with a stipend, research experience, mentorship, and graduate school guidance, among other opportunities. Students are involved in the lab’s research and develop their own projects that may be submitted and presented at the annual

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Dr. Silvers Receives Joint UC Consortium Seed Grant with Dr. Camelia Hostinar of UC Davis

Dr. Silvers and Dr. Camelia Hostinar of UC Davis were awarded a $10,000 seed grant from the UC Consortium on the Developmental Science of Adolescence to study the influence of the stress hormone cortisol and inflammation on adolescent mental health and well-being. The researchers are particularly interested in internalizing symptoms, such as symptoms of depression,

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João Awarded Dr. Ursula Mandel Scholarship

First-year SAND Lab grad student João Guassi Moreira has been awarded the UCLA Dr. Ursula Mandel scholarship. The scholarship funds tuition and fees for graduate students in scientific fields related, allied or of value to the medical field. Congrats, João!

Dr. Silvers Selected as 2016 APS ‘Rising Star’

Dr. Silvers was selected as a 2016 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. The full list of 2016 Rising

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SAND Lab Welcomes PROPS Scholar Wendy Gonzalez

The Psychology Research Opportunities Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program at UCLA that provides select undergraduate students in psychology and related fields with a stipend, research experience, mentorship, and graduate school guidance, among other opportunities. Only approximately 20 students are admitted to the program each year, and we are happy to welcome PROPS scholar and fourth year undergraduate student

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