On Saturday, March 14th, UC Merced will host the second annual symposium on the Child and Family. The conference provides local educators with information on the latest research on child development. The event is jointly organized by the Early Childhood Education Center and faculty from...


This week several Psychological Sciences faculty were featured in the Merced Sun Star. Health Psychology professor Jitske Tiemensma was interviewed about a research study that was recently published in the European Journal...


Congratulations to Katie Coburn, Jennifer Mendiola, and Holly Rus on being selected to participate in the GradSLAM finals! The GradSLAM competition challenges students to present their research to a general audience in a three-minute talk. The final competition will take place on April 7th.


An article by Linda Cameron and Marisa Loft, a former PhD student from the University of Auckland, was selected as one of the three most downloaded articles in the journal Work & Stress in 2014 and is therefore being made available for free  access for the next month:


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...


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