A group of UC Merced professors, led by Psychological Sciences Professor Jan Wallander, have received a NIH grant to form University-community partnerships aimed at fighting obesity in local communities. You can read more about the project in this article in the ...


Professor Jitske Tiemensma's research on the psychology of healing has recently been featured in the Merced Sun-Star!


UC Merced Workshop to Explore Bilingualism


Psychology Professor Jeff Gilger and Blum Center interim Executive Director Steve Roussos are leading a two-year project to deveop a virtual center to support parents and caregivers, as well as health and other professionals in detecting and treating Merced County children with developmental...


The UC Merced Psychological Sciences program will be strongly represented at the 26th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. The faculty and students will give 17 presentations at the convention, which takes place May 22nd through May 25th....


Nikko Da Paz, a PhD student in Health Psychology, has been awarded the Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship. This fellowship will support Nikko's work with parents of children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Nikko is working with Professor Jan Wallander to develop an intervention that will...


Sarah Scott, a PhD student in Health Psychology, has been awarded the President's Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2014-2015.


Two Psychology faculty members were selected as recipients of the 2013-2014 Senate Awards.


UC Merced PhD students, Patrice Cobb and Nicole Zelinksy, have been awarded fellowships by the University of California Educational Evaluation Center. The Center's Research on Evaluation Student Paper Competition invited UC graduate students to submit research proposals for studies in the field...


Research by developmental psychology Professor Eric Walle was recently featured in a story by the Merced Sun Star. The piece focuses on his recent finding that language development is linked to the onset of walking in infancy. You can read the story...


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