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Alejandra Delgado Accepted to UCLA’s Psychology Research Opportunity Program

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: Congrats,

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SAND Lab’s Undergraduates Present Research at URW!

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: Maria’s research looked at how parent and

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Prospective graduate students for Fall 2020

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 ( with your CV or resume, your academic GPA and a brief description of your research interests.

Yael Waizman Presenting at the SRP 2019 Annual Conference

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