Health Psychology graduate student Patricia Cabral has been awarded a Ford Fellowship. These highly competitive fellowships are administered by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.


Third year Psychological Sciences (Health Psychology) graduate student Patricia Cabral was awarded a prestigious summer fellowship from the UC Global Health Institute Center of Expertise for Migration and Health. Patricia was in competition with graduate students from all 10 UC campuses.


Dr. Jack Vevea, associate professor of quantitative psychology, was recently appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal American PsychologistsThis is the official journal of the American Psychological Association (APA) and...


Congratulations to Psychology professor Sarah Depaoli on her accomplishment of receiving the...


Congratulations to doctoral candidate Jennifer Mendiola and her coauthors for writing an op-ed article featured in the LA Times.  This is the first op-ed article written by a...


Congratulations to Psychology graduate student Carmen Kho on her accomplishment of receiving the Dr. Donald and Effie Godbold Fellowship! This merit-based fellowship is awarded to a single UC Merced PhD student each year.


In a paper recently published online in the journal Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology Professor Rose Scott found that children under the age of 2 are capable of recognizing simple acts of...


UC Merced hosted "Dinner with a Scientist", an event sponsored by the Mariposa branch of the American Association of University Women, on September 30th. The event connects local high school girls with female mentors in scientific professions....


In a paper recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, Health Psychology Professor Anna Song found that anti-smoking policies have significantly reduced smoking rates in young people.


Professor Jan Wallander receives the 2015 Dennis D. Drotar Distinguished Research Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.  This award recognizes excellence and significant contributions in establishing the scientific base of pediatric psychology.


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