Congratulations to Wesley Meredith on their stellar Psych 251 presentation, Characterizing Developmental Trajectories of Neural Specialization for Inhibitory Control. We’re so proud of you!
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Congratulations to Dr. João Guassi Moreira on his elegant dissertation defense. We are beyond proud of our brilliant colleague and excited to see all the great things in store for him!
Congratulations, Dr. Silvers for being selected as a recipient of the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance! More information about the grant and APF can be found here.
We are beyond excited to announce that our outstanding research assistant, Elizabeth Gaines has been hired as the new Lab Manager of the SAND Lab starting this summer! Congrats, Elizabeth!
Our lab manager, Yael Waizman received an Honorable Mention in the 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) competition. More information about the NSF GRFP can be found here.
Really exciting to see Razia Sahi’s work with Emilia Ninova and Dr. Jennifer Silvers mentioned in this article, covering how friends can directly help us regulate our emotions!
The SAND lab is hiring a new lab manager this summer! Please apply by searching https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu with requisition # 33097. Our lab uses fMRI and behavioral measures to study development with a focus on early adversity. If you have any further questions or concerns please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our outstanding undergraduate research assistant, Alejandra Delgado was accepted to UCLA’s Psychology Research Opportunity Program (PROPS). We are beyond excited to mentor her throughout her first independent research project exploring how early adversity and the COVID-19 pandemic impact sleep in childhood and adolescence. For more information on PROPS, please visit the following website: https://www.psych.ucla.edu/undergrads/special-programs-and-events/psychology-research-opportunities-programs. Congrats,
Dr. Silvers has been appointed the Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel Term Chair in Developmental Neuroscience. The Chair was endowed by, and honors, former Department Professor Jeff Jeffrey and his wife, UCLA Professor Emerita Bernice Wenzel. Huge congratulations, Dr. Silvers!!
Dr. Silvers received the Boyd McCandless Award by the American Psychological Association Division of Developmental Psychology (Div 7)! More information about the Boyd McCandless Award can be found here. Big congrats, Dr. Silvers!!