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,
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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!!
UCLA’s Undergraduate Research Showcase is part of Undergraduate Research Week (URW) where students present their research and creative projects across all disciplines. Two of our undergraduate RAs, Maria Calderon and Claire Waller presented their research projects there! For more information on URW, please visit the following website: https://urweek.ugresearch.ucla.edu/about/ Maria’s research looked at how parent and
Congratulations to our second- and first-year graduate students, Adriana Méndez Leal and Natalie Saragosa-Harris for receiving the Brain and Behavioral Development during Adolescence T32 predoctoral fellowship! This program provides predoctoral students with the training necessary to advance the science of adolescent brain and behavioral development.
Our stellar second-year graduate student, Adriana Méndez Leal was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. More information about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program can be found here. We are so proud of you, Adriana!
Our superb second-year graduate student, Adriana Méndez Leal received an honorable mention for a Ford Foundation Fellowship! More information about this Ford fellowship can be found here. Big congrats, Adriana!
João Guassi Moreira presenting data on the neural underpinnings of self-control across different contexts at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2019 Meeting. SfN is an organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and the nervous system. Find out more about SfN here. João Guassi Moreira
Dr. Silvers intends to admit a graduate student in the Fall of 2020 in the Developmental Area of the UCLA Psychology Department. Please send Dr. Silvers an email (email@example.com) with your CV or resume, your academic GPA and a brief description of your research interests.
Our lab manager, Yael Waizman presented her research on the effects of early life stress on approach/avoid tendencies towards infant and non-social affective stimuli at the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP) 2019 Annual Conference. SRP is an organization of established psychopathology researchers. More information on SRP can be found here. Yael Waizman