We are excited to announce our second annual SAND Lab Newsletter is out NOW! See updates on our lab and staff, study announcements, and other fun activities here!
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We are thrilled to announce that Adriana Mendéz Leal successfully defended her dissertation, “Neurodevelopmental Influences of the Early Caregiving Environment on Sensory Processing: Implications for Mental Health.” Way to go Dr. Mendéz Leal!
SAND Lab RAs Present at UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference and Undergraduate Research Week
This month, three of our RAs were selected to present their independent projects to the UCLA community at large. Congratulations to Kat Deguzman, Audrey Lai, & Maya O’Kelly on their outstanding work this year!
Razia Sahi, SAND Lab Collaborator, successfully defended her dissertation, “Social facilitation of emotion regulation: Uncovering the mechanisms and outcomes of social regulatory support.” Razia will join the Logic of Emotion Lab at Princeton University as a Postdoctoral fellow this summer. Way to go Dr. Sahi!
Our graduate student Natalie Saragosa-Harris successfully proposed her dissertation, “Evaluating the unknown: Neurobehavioral responses to ambiguity and exploratory behaviors following early life adversity.” Congratulations Natalie! We are so proud of you! (Natalie and Dr. Silvers at the proposal)
We are thrilled to announce that Maya O’Kelly, research assistant class of ’24, has been accepted into UCLA’s Undergraduate Research Fellows Program! URFP is designed to facilitate independent research projects for students in their early professional careers. Congratulations Maya!
The UCLA Social Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab is thrilled to share it’s first newsletter! Check it out to see what we’ve been up to lately!
Research Assistant Audrey Lai, Class of 2024, has been chosen as a recipient of the UCLA Keck Humanistic Inquiry Undergraduate Research Award! This award is designed to help facilitate UCLA undergraduate research and creative activities in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Keck Fellows will complete a year-long independent project, which they’ll present at Undergraduate
Congratulations to Dr. Silvers on receiving the Flux 2022 Young Investigator Award! This award, recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists early in their careers. We are so proud of you Dr. Silvers!
Join Dr. Jennifer Silvers and Dr. Jaana Juvonen in a conversation: Risk and Resilience: How Stress and Adversity Shape Youth, June 7th 5:30pm PST. Register here!