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August 25, 2022
Allison Temourian's paper published on reasons why dual users may use e-cigarettes and how this relates to both combustible cigarette and e-cigarette consumption. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101924 Temourian, A.A., Song, A.V., Halliday, D.M., Gonzalez, M., & Epperson, A.E. (...
August 25, 2022
An article co-authored by Martin Hagger was awarded the Behavioral Sciences 2020 Best Paper Award. The article is entitled "Social Cognition and Socioecological Predictors of Home-Based Physical Activity Intentions, Planning, and Habits during the COVID-19 Pandemic" and is open access:...
July 25, 2022
Dylan Richardson from San Francisco graduated with his bachelor’s degree in psychology at UC Merced in spring 2021 and continued in the Psychological Sciences Graduate Program in fall 2021. Richardson works with Professor Elif Isbell in the I.D.E.A. Lab, ...
May 25, 2022
As a first-generation Latina, Linda Barreto says she understands the importance of perseverance and determination to prevail in life. It’s a mindset that has led her to become the youngest and first Latina in Fresno County to pass the California Legal Specialist Exam in Immigration Law. The Legal...
May 23, 2022
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of parents struggling to find baby formula have resorted to dangerous feeding practices for their infants, which could negatively impact the health of their young children, according to a new study conducted by the UC Merced Lactation Attachment...
May 7, 2022
The 2nd cohort of students in the Psychological Sciences Honors Program presented their research findings at our annual poster session. The poster session was well-attended by faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Everyone agreed that our honors students did an excellent job of...
May 7, 2022
Ihnwhi Heo has been awarded a year-long fellowship from the Graduate Student Opportunity Program. Congratulations to Ihnwhi and his advisors Sarah and Fan! The Graduate Student Opportunity Program (GSOP) forms an important link in the continuum of support for academically promising graduate...
April 27, 2022
Sarah Depaoli published an article in Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal. This work comprised a portion of Sonja Winter's dissertation, who is now a postdoctoral scholar at University of Missouri. The article examines the impact of Bayesian prior specification on newly...
April 27, 2022
Sarah Depaoli published an article in Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal. This work was from Marieke Visser's CP. The article presents method for detecting and handling local dependence in latent class modeling. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NEGNZV5UMJQQQJ7BTZQE/...

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